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Share your opinion: Conflict in Syria

child passed out with air tank while man in dressed in blue holds him
Samantha Fuller-Hall April 12, 2018

There has been increasing controversy over whether the international community should get involved in increasing violence in Syria, which recently culminated in a suspected deadly gas attack. Despite pressures...

Trump orders military strike on Syria

photo shows the aftermath of the battle of Kobani with a destroyed car pictured on top of a collapsed structure
Nathalie Ramirez April 6, 2017

According to L.A. Times, President Trump authorized the Pentagon to launch 60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase on Thursday. In its seventh year of conflict, the attack will be the first...

CSUN students share how the travel ban has affected them

People protest the travel ban
Nathan Hickling February 17, 2017

When something becomes as controversial as the recent travel ban, targeted towards seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, it's difficult to remember exactly where the idea began and where...

Blindly staying in the Middle East is our new approach to foreign policy

(Alexei Druzhinin/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/Tass/Abaca Press/TNS)
Sergio Monreal October 27, 2015

How does U.S. foreign policy affect the typical CSUN student? Well, you are stuck with the bill: approximately $4 to $6 trillion. Yes, your taxes for the coming decades, long after you graduate, will go...

ICYMI: ISIS and the issue of free speech

Illustration by Kristine Delicana / Illustrations Editor
Ryan Mancini May 5, 2015

Given the now periodic headlines that instill disgust and anger, ignoring the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is not an option. The recent video released Oct. 4 (Oct. 3 in the US) shows captive...

Campus Sustainability Day

Campus Sustainability Day
Gabriela Rodriguez October 9, 2014 President Obama is in Los Angeles; ISIS continues to move in on the border town of Kobane in Syria. Matador News reporter Charne' Ingram is in the Sundial...

Pre-Doc Coordinator Hedy Carpenter on CSUN’s 16th Annual Advancement to Graduate Education Conference

Pre-Doc Coordinator Hedy Carpenter on CSUN's 16th Annual Advancement to Graduate Education Conference
Gabriela Rodriguez October 7, 2014 Air strikes continue over Syria. Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw is under pressure to win this afternoon. Matador News reporter Sabella Scalise talks to CSUN Pre-Doctoral...

CSUN students react to Syrian air strikes

CSUN students react to Syrian air strikes
Gabriela Rodriguez September 24, 2014

President Obama speaks at the United Nations. Matador News reporter Stephanie Lopez has student reaction to U-S air strikes in Syria. Reporter Andrew Pitters talks about National Punctuation Day with...

Banned Books Week at CSUN

Banned Books Week at CSUN
Gabriela Rodriguez September 23, 2014

President Obama explains his strategy against Islamic militants in Syria, and heads to the United Nations for today's Climate Summit. Matador News reporter Sharell Huey reports live from campus on...

Israel, you don’t get peace with war

Israel, you don't get peace with war
Calvin Ratana November 13, 2013

War never changes. Ambiguous reasons, propaganda, pointed fingers, supposed peace talks and heated debate flow into a confused public all while people are losing their lives to reasons unknown to...

American amnesia may lead to war with Syria

American amnesia may lead to war with Syria
Luis Rivas September 4, 2013

President Obama just recently announced that he is seeking congressional approval for a military strike against Syria. This time though really guys, he said, it’s gonna be different. Like, seriously. More...

Media curtain blinds Americans from imperial war against Middle East

Katherine ONeill February 7, 2012

A truly democratic nation must rely on journalism to provide accurate information to its citizens so they can make decisions and analysis based on fact, not on sensational hype or rumor. In the globalized...

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