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CSUN group runs the LA Marathon

CSUN group runs the LA Marathon

Christina Bennett

March 18, 2013

[View the story "2013 L. A. Marathon" on Storify]2013 L. A. MarathonExploring all the angles, social media tells the story of this year's sold out LA Marathon through the perspective of racers, volunteers, celebrities and spectators. Storified by Daily Sundial· Mon, Mar 18 2013 23:36:27CSUN g...

St. Patrick’s Day Events Los Angeles

Natalie Rivera

March 15, 2013

ST. PATRICK's EVENTS   St. Patrick’s Day may fall on a Sunday this year (it's on March 17), but that doesn’t mean a Monday morning class is reason enough to stay in this weekend studying, while the rest of Los Angeles is getting down on corned-beef, green beer and Irish Car Bombs....

Matadors struggle to pay for holiday vacations as airfare prices increase

Melody Cherchian

December 5, 2012

Holiday traveling seems to be diminishing among CSUN students this semester as hotel rooms and plane tickets rise in price. Marie Montgomery, spokesperson for AAA, said travel prices generally tend to be much higher during the holidays because there is a lot more demand for airline seats, hotel rooms...

Destruction in 1992 L.A. Upheaval: How law enforcement let the largest urban riot/rebellion rage on

Hansook Oh

April 29, 2012

Twenty years ago, our city convulsed with a tremor that could not be measured on the Richter scale. Fifty-three lives were lost, thousands were injured and property damage equaled $1 billion. The livelihoods of immigrants and small business owners – their American dream – were destroyed in the blink of an eye.The upheaval which occurred during the last week of April means dif...

Turkish Film Festival comes to Los Angeles

Carl Robinette

March 1, 2012

The Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival opens for the first time Thursday at the Egyptian Theatre and will showcase some of the best work in Turkish cinema, with the goal of bringing more attention from the west to the country’s film industry. The festival lasts until March 4 and will include a shor...

LA city council will vote to ban medical marijuana dispensaries

LA city council will vote to ban medical marijuana dispensaries

Laura Davis

February 16, 2012

The Los Angeles City council will vote this month for a ban on all L.A. county medical marijuana dispensaries and collectives until they are legalized by the Supreme Court. Dozens of illegal pot shops are opening on a consistent basis and have lead to crime in the community such as robberies and und...

Chinese New Year events in Los Angeles

Chinese New Year events in Los Angeles

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

January 26, 2012

Monday marked the start of the Chinese New Year, one of the most important traditional holidays in Chinese culture. Los Angeles’ historic Chinatown is preparing to welcome the new year this weekend with the annual Lunar New Year Festival. The Chinese New Year is said to have begun with a lio...

Over 300 CSUN students participate in AIDS Walk Los Angeles

Over 300 CSUN students participate in AIDS Walk Los Angeles

Joelle Katz

October 17, 2011

Clarification 10/18: The original article lacked context of Shanique Cruther's comment as to why toothpaste was the required donation for the bus ride.  AIDS/HIV patients have a lowered immune system, which in turn, can make them more susceptible to contracting thrush, a yeast infection that develo...

Angelenos protest abortion act

Tessie Navarro

February 27, 2011

Pro-choice supporters gathered Saturday for the Los Angeles Walk for Choice in downtown LA to advocate for women’s reproductive rights responding to the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3), as well as recent federal funding cuts to Planned Parenthood. H.R. 3 was introduced in...

Los Angeles county tracking homeless population

Nikki Erinakis

January 26, 2011

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is conducting a count of all the homeless people in the county this week. An estimated 29,000 people were recorded as homeless in the area, according to a 2009 factsheet provided by LAHSA.  It said the Metropolitan Los Angeles area has the highest density...

Los Angeles should ban rave parties on city-owned property

Contributor

September 1, 2010

Arguing for the government: Stephanie Smith I would like to introduce you to a young woman by the name of Sasha Rodriguez.  Sasha’s family lives in the city of Atwater, California, which has a population of 14,000. Today, however, there is one less person to be accounted for in this city. Sasha...

Will’s word: Rain, rain, it’s okay

William Herbe

January 22, 2010

As I watched a storm pummel CSUN campus last Wednesday from the third floor of Manzanita Hall, I noticed a unique scenario playing out below. Swaths of umbrellas weaved in and out of buildings and across campus. A far cry from the usual t-shirts, sandals and jeans we are accustomed to. Describing...

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