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CSUN tests for radiation from Japan nuclear reactor

Ashley Soley-Cerro

April 26, 2011

A class at CSUN has been testing rainwater for radioactive elements that may have escaped a nuclear reactor damaged in the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan March 11. The class has not detected an increase in levels of radiation, but facilities with more advanced equipment ha...

Two fundraisers at CSUN scheduled for Japan earthquake victims

Christiaan Patterson

April 18, 2011

In the wake of the devastating 8.9 earthquake which struck Sendai, Japan March 11, students on campus have joined together to help in relief efforts. Such students are Billy Tobenkin  and Manami Sugimori, musicians giving the gift of music to raise money for those in need overseas. Tobenkin and Sugimori...

CSUN students in Japan will return home

Juana Esquivel

March 20, 2011

The five CSUN students studying in Japan in the exchange program during the 8.9 earthquake that struck over a week ago will be returning to campus within the next week. In an email sent to all CSU presidents Tuesday, CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed stated all CSU programs in Japan have been ordered...

NOAA’s Tsunami Warning System Alerts Public of Hazard

Christiaan Patterson

March 18, 2011

In light of the recent disaster in Japan, much attention has been drawn to how many aspects of technology have aided in warning systems and connecting family to one another. In 2008, NOAA finished a project which places buoys in the ocean in order to detect tsunamis. When Japan got struck with a...

CSUN group raising funds for victims of the Japan earthquake

Juana Esquivel

March 17, 2011

Relief efforts are underway for the victims of Friday’s 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Japan through CSUN’s Japanese Student Association (JSA). JSA members stood along Matador Walk in front of the Oviatt Library Wednesday afternoon with a brown shoe box and a blackboard with markers as they took donations and wrote messages for the earthquake victims and handed out red and white ribbons....

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