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Matador News: April 14th, 2015

Matador News: April 14th, 2015

Matador News

April 14, 2015

Mayor Garcetti speaks at CSUN, and Matador News reporter Alexi Chidbachian talks to Project DATE instructor Lucy Lee about Sexual Assault Prevention Week at CSUN. Anchors: Maria Cartaya, Janelle Marie, Janette Mata and Sarina Sandoval Producer: Frankie Benkovic

Yes means Yes needs to do so much more

Illustration by: Raymond Bacsal/Contributor

Priscilla Ross

December 9, 2014

In September, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that made California the first state to adopt a “Yes Means Yes” policy. Simply stated, the former “lack of the word ‘no’” doesn’t imply consent. Under this new law, any campus in the state must abide by certain policies and provide their...

Sexual assault: Are we polishing over the issue?

The nail polish developed by students is said to detect when something has been poured into a drink when the persons dips his or her finger in the drink. The nail polish will change colors letting the person know there is something in his or hers drink. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/ Photo Editor

Priscilla Ross

October 13, 2014

The nail polish works like this: A woman paints her nails before going out. If she stirs her drink later with her finger, the polish would change color if the drink had come in contact with certain chemicals found in common date rape drugs. This is thee new controversial startup developed by a fou...

Campus police investigate a series of crimes that took place in the dorms

Champaign Williams

October 6, 2013

A series of crimes that have taken place in the student housing University Park Apartments (UPA) within a span of two weeks have Residential Life Services and the CSUN Police Department (PD) taking extra precautions to keep residents safe. Just two days ago, between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Saturday, a...

Let’s go clubbing: feminist club seeks to raise awareness about sexual assaults on campus

Let's go clubbing: feminist club seeks to raise awareness about sexual assaults on campus

Megan Diskin

September 24, 2013

CSUN feminist club, The F Word, run by Kendra Hamilton and Skylar Grogan seeks to raise awareness for issues like sexual assault on campus.

Sexual assault endemic to college campuses

Sexual assault endemic to college campuses

Melanie Camero

August 26, 2013

The alleged mishandling of sexual assault cases on college campuses nationwide has proliferated over the years, the most recent case occurring at USC. USC is currently under investigation by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) for allegations made by students accusing the school of mishandling 16 ra...

Men should lead the anti-sexual-violence movement

Jeffrey Zide

October 30, 2012

Why did this happen? What did I do to deserve this? What I’m going to tell my parents? These are some of the many possible questions that go through the mind of a sexual assault victim in the moments after sexual assault or rape. Yet, we rarely expect to think think that the victim might ask,...

Silence is for victims: why sexual assault survivors need to speak up

Hansook Oh

October 3, 2012

One of the earliest childhood memories I can recall is my experience being sexually assaulted. I was 4 years old. My mom sometimes dropped me off at a neighbor’s house because their teenage son and daughter would babysit me. They were one of the few Korean families in our neighborhood and for that...

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