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Protest hopes to make campus safe for undocumented students

On the Oviatt Lawn students march holding signs that say

Robert Spallone

November 17, 2016

Students strode through campus in solidarity Wednesday afternoon to promote a safe campus for undocumented students.Protesters that were spread around campus met in front of the Oviatt Library to demand that CSUN administration provide a sanctuary campus.Chants consisted of “up up with education, dow...

Undocumented students’ dreams and voices need to be heard

Pamphlets containing information about college is present at a California Dream Act workshop. The workshop sought to be help students properly fill out forms for the California Dream Act. File Photo/The Sundial

Melisa Fumbarg

November 5, 2014

For many students, attending college can be a huge struggle, and I don’t mean the average challenges that come with writing papers, taking exams, getting classes and paying tuition. I am referring to the issues that undocumented students go through on a daily basis. They are often marginalized, excluded,...

Affordable care act deadline approaches

Asher Silberman

March 11, 2014

The deadline for students to enroll in the Affordable Care Act approaches. Matador News reporter Merrita Llarena talks to CSUN HIEP coordinator Danielle Hockwald. Anchors: Tara Soudbakh and Jaime Pityinger. Producers: Yajayra Gil and Cynthia Carrazco.

CSUN administration approves resource center for undocumented students

Joanna Jacobo

March 9, 2014

Dreamers at Cal State Northridge can rest easy, as their month-long pursuit for the campus to offer an undocumented student resource center was approved by the administration on March 4. While similar resource centers catering to the undocumented population on college campuses exist in other institu...

Students dream of a resource center

Students dream of a resource center

John Saringo-Rodriguez

October 16, 2013

“Go back to your country!” is often heard from anti-immigrant activists. Phrases such as these have a long-lasting effect on students and society as a whole. Immigration has always been a hot-button issue that sparks passionate responses from both sides.Some undocumented students are especially bothered by h...

Deferred action program may temporarily help undocumented students

Deferred action program may temporarily help undocumented students

Gabrielle Moreira

September 30, 2012

Deportation has often been a fear for undocumented students, but now some students are worrying less because of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Ana Miriam Barragan was 10-years-old in 2001, when she and her family crossed the border into the U.S. from Mexico with the help of a...

Online university for undocumented students cancelled

Christina Cocca

September 18, 2012

The National Dream University (NDU) that could have allowed undocumented students to receive higher education was shut down last week after a California lawmaker publicly scrutinized the program. The university would have been an accredited online college. It was  a collaboration between the University...

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