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  • CSUN fraternity shuts down after pledge's death during hazing

    CSUN fraternity shuts down after pledge's death during hazing
    The young men in the Angeles National Forest were dirty and exhausted. Piled onto sleeping bags, they looked dehydrated and lacked cellphones. About a mile down the road, one member of the group, Cal State Northridge student Armando Villa, 19, lay...
  • Cal State Northridge case: Let's treat hazing like the crime it is

    Cal State Northridge case: Let's treat hazing like the crime it is
    Good. The students and academic community of Cal State Northridge do not need a fraternity like Pi Kappa Phi. Its permanent shuttering at the college shouldn’t be mourned by anyone, even its members. Maybe especially by its members, after the hazing...
  • Cal State Northridge fraternity shuts after pledge's death

    Cal State Northridge fraternity shuts after pledge's death
    A Cal State Northridge fraternity under scrutiny since the death of a 19-year-old student while pledging this summer has closed, university officials announced Friday. The national and local chapters of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity voted late Thursday to...
  • With branding, Cal State schools look to send a new message

    For the longest time, Dixia Aguilar said, her mother thought she attended UCLA, not Cal State L.A. "No, Mom," she would say, "CSULA." In Long Beach, graphics design major Tyler Lampe said his campus' formal name hardly inspired school spirit. "When it...
  • For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

    For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better
    At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them. Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
  • Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy

    Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy
    At a notoriously schmoozy West Hollywood lunch spot, former "Desperate Housewife" Eva Longoria pays far more attention to the soft-spoken busboy than any of the nipped and tucked Hollywood types vying for her attention. "Mi amor!," she greets the slight...
  • Service at Boys & Girls Club of Venice made her a summer camp leader

    Idalia Munoz recalled the day in ninth grade when she sat handcuffed in the back of a police car and saw her father's pained expression as he arrived at school to pick her up. "I didn't want to rebel," she said, "but at the time, my mind-set — I...
  • Cal State Northridge alters recruitment policies for Greek organizations

    Cal State Northridge alters recruitment policies for Greek organizations
    Greek organizations and other clubs must submit student recruitment plans in advance and have members participate in new training programs, according to guidelines released by Cal State Northridge on Tuesday. The moves come after a 19-year-old student...
  • A textbook case of gouging on college campuses

    A textbook case of gouging on college campuses
    To the editor: No one quoted in the article mentioned the possibility of not changing textbooks every year or so for some classes. Why is it necessary to change an algebra text or have bookkeeping, ancient history or language textbooks updated every year?...
  • Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

    Congressional legislators in California and several other states took aim at campus sexual assault Wednesday, introducing two bills that would require universities and colleges to provide more support and training to combat the problem. Campuses that...
  • Cal State lowers enrollment growth, other expenditures for fall

    Cal State lowers enrollment growth, other expenditures for fall
    California State University will have to cut planned enrollment growth for the fall term -- from about 20,000 to 10,000 students -- after state funding fell short of expectations. The more pessimistic assessment was presented Tuesday to the Board of ...