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Student activists rally against impaction rules

Lauren Rife

April 21, 2015

A "Teach-In" rallying against impaction by the Activist Student Coalition took place in front of the Oviatt Library Tuesday afternoon. The event's purpose was to educate students on impaction and what it means for them and future prospective students. Students gathered around in circles on the Ovia...

Central American studies hosts panel discussion on student activism

Karthic Ramakrishnan from the University of  California, Riverside gives a lecture at the Central American Studies lecture at the Northridge Center on April 28. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)

Gabby Escamilla

April 29, 2014

Student activism was one of the panel discussions held by the Central American studies department as part of a symposium on migration at the Northridge Center on April 28. Devora Gonzalez, a graduate from the University of Arizona, discussed the recent issues surrounding State Bill 1070. The Ar...

Pan-African studies to present documentary about CSUN activism

Crystal Chwierut

February 11, 2014

The Pan-African studies department will present a documentary highlighting the struggles of students in the 1960s and 1970s as they sought to establish ethnic studies programs. “The Storm at Valley State” also depicts how students protested the the Vietnam War during this time. Student activis...

Staff Editorial: Students need to improve activism for real change

Daily Sundial

August 26, 2012

                                        Many members of the editorial staff at the Daily Sundial have attended CSUN for at least four years. A few of us are graduate students. Like many of ...

CSUN grad student turns to activism as a way of life

Luis Rivas

February 8, 2012

The walls inside Room 130 in Jerome Richfield Hall are nearly completely covered with Chicana/o and Latina/o art, protest posters and photographs of demonstrating social justice activists who all happen to be young students. A red flag with the United Farm Workers’ black eagle in the center hangs above...

Student activists focusing on more than campus issues

Justin Marks, co-founder of the Activist Student Coalition, speaks to the Occupy CSUN participants before they head out on their march towards the Wells Fargo on campus on Monday. Kat Russell / Daily Sundial

Karlee Johnson

November 1, 2011

Student activists, who have had a relatively quiet presence on campus this semester, are focusing their attention on the greater community, according to student leaders. Many organizing efforts on the part of student activists this semester have been focused on planning large-scale events with o...

CSUN students take stand for equal marriage

Marina D. Sandoval

March 15, 2011

The gender and women’s studies student association (GWSSA) organized a photo shoot  on campus Tuesday to address the issue of marriage equality.  It was similar in concept to the NOH8 campaign, in which people from all walks of life are photographed with their mouths taped shut. John Anderson, ...

Students protesting during Day of Action seek to educate others

Jessica Estrada

March 2, 2011

Students protesting hope to educate others about the budget cuts and the negative effects they are having on education. Brian De Guzman, 22, Asian American studies major and one of the student organizers, said there are people out on street corners trying to gather a bigger crowd. “This day...

A few steps forward, a few steps back

Antoine Abou-Diwan

September 23, 2010

CSUN’s Founders Day is a good opportunity to reflect about changes in the CSUN community over the last 40 years.  In many ways, changes at CSUN have reflected changes in our nation. In a discussion with the Daily Sundial’s former publisher Cynthia Rawitch, she said that CSUN—then known as Vall...

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