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Students and faculty protest Executive Order 1100

protesters holding different signs and flags

Elizabeth Vazquez

October 26, 2017

Students and faculty protested Executive Order 1100, would end the section in the GE that requires students to take six units in comparative cultural studies. The march began on the Oviatt Lawn and ended in a sit in at University Hall. This protest is part of "Week of action" to bring awareness to students...

Thousands take to the streets of Long Beach in solidarity with CFA

The California Faculty Association and its supporters march through downtown Long Beach on Nov. 17, 2015 for better wages. Photo Credit: Nicollette Ashtiani

Nicollette Ashtiani

November 18, 2015

Streets were shut down and consumed in a sea of red shirts as over 1,000 California Faculty Association members, students and other supporters marched to the California State University Chancellor’s office in downtown Long Beach, Nov. 17 to demonstrate their discontent to CSU Chancellor Tim White. While...

Editorial: the right to solicit should be unregistered

A police officer has a conversation with CSUN student.


September 30, 2015

Students strolling around CSUN are likely used to viewing off-campus organizations protest and present their group's message. At times it is a current social issue, while others focus more on expanding the "flock." To keep students feeling safe and somewhat secure, all of the organizations must register...

Students stage silent campus protest for Michael Brown

Members of the CSUN chapter of the Black Student Union lie on the ground in protest of the killing of Michael Brown, who was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. On Nov. 24, a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson in the shooting of the unarmed teenager.

Moises Ajanel

December 2, 2014

Despite Tuesday's heavy rains, students from the CSUN chapter of the Black Student Union staged a four-hour silent protest outside of Sierra Hall for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed black man who was shot and killed after a confrontation with police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. A...

CSULA protest could impact CSUN ethnic studies courses

A protest at Cal State LA disrupted the Feb. 4 Academic Senate meeting. Students, faculty and others voiced their concerns about the Senate voting against making sure at least one ethnic studies course is part of the general education requirement. (Photo courtesy of Timmy Truong)

Devan Patel

February 16, 2014

As Cal State Los Angeles students and faculty anxiously await Tuesday’s Academic Senate vote on their proposal to include at least one ethnic studies class as a general education requirement, CSUN faculty have stressed the importance of these courses while expressing appreciation for CSUN’s commitm...

Armenian Student Association stands silently in remembrance of genocide

Members from CSUN's Armenian Students Association participated in the Stain of Denial silent protest for the Armenian Genocide on Jan. 30. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp / Daily Sundial

Araceli Castillo

January 30, 2014

Students of the CSUN Armenian Student Association (ASA) organized a silent protest in front of the Oviatt Library on Thursday. Throughout the California State Universities, members of ASA protested to bring awareness to the Armenian Genocide of 1915, when the Turkish government sought to deport and m...

Explore CSUN’s hidden history of campus activism

Explore CSUN's hidden history of campus activism

Neelofer Lodhy

December 9, 2013

While CSUN may appear to be a generally quiet campus, a few decades ago, this was not the case. In the late 1960s, hundreds of students and faculty marched toward the administration buildings in hopes of establishing equal opportunities for minority students. “November 4, 1968 there was a huge de...

CSUN students protest violence against women at Take Back the Night rally

CSUN students protest violence against women at Take Back the Night rally

Karla Henry

March 23, 2013

Story by Shaleeka Powell March 22nd, 2013 Section: News As more than 100 students, faculty and staff marched through campus with candles and picket signs in their hands, chants of “No more silence! No more violence!” could be heard. Students marched from Plaza del Sol to the Women’s Re...

CSUN hosts annual Take Back the Night event

ReAnne Rogers

March 20, 2013

The Women’s Resource and Research Center will be hosting the 10th annual Take Back the Night rally on Thursday at 6 p.m. Students, student groups, and activists will meet at the University Student Union Plaza Del Sol where they will rally together to protest violence against women. As explained ...

Tide of activism ebbs, flows on campus

Mayra Escobedo

November 13, 2012

For 10 days CSUN student activists went without food, only consuming water, fruit and vegetable juice three times a day waiting for a list of demands to be met. Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, another group of students set up tents on the lawn in front of the Oviatt Library to educate...

Government reprimand of chick-fil-a does nothing to promote equality for gays

Nathan McMahon

August 29, 2012

Ahhh! The Chick-fil-A debacle seems to be over. Now we can look back and perform a proper post-mortem of how and why both sides behaved the way they did, and whether those reactions were helpful, harmful, or mattered at all in the end. Just in case you missed the whole thing, here’s the backstory....

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