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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police looking for three suspects in CSUN carjacking

    Police looking for three suspects in CSUN carjacking
    Authorities are searching for three armed suspects who stole a vehicle at gunpoint on campus at Cal State Northridge, police said Saturday. The suspects, two men and a woman, approached the victim about 11:35 p.m. Friday in a campus parking lot south of...
  • Award-winning season for Burroughs High's Sawyer Patterson

    Award-winning season for Burroughs High's Sawyer Patterson
    It was a symbolic gesture and the culmination of an eventful and sometimes grueling junior year for Burroughs High’s Sawyer Patterson. “It was really funny for me on the last day of school this past year,” said Patterson, a standout...
  • 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 ...
  • CSUN investigates Pi Kappa Phi fraternity after student dies on hike

    CSUN investigates Pi Kappa Phi fraternity after student dies on hike
    A Cal State Northridge fraternity was ordered to "cease and desist" all activities after the death of 19-year-old student on a hiking trip in the Angeles National Forest, a school spokeswoman said Wednesday evening. The university has launched an...
  • CSUN student died on fraternity-planned hiking trip, Pi Kappa Phi says

    CSUN student died on fraternity-planned hiking trip, Pi Kappa Phi says
    A Cal State Northridge student who died while hiking in the Angeles National Forest was on a fraternity-planned trip, an official with Pi Kappa Phi said Thursday. Armando Villa, 19, was one of several new members of Pi Kappa Phi participating in a...
  • CSUN students shocked, saddened by hiking death of fraternity pledge

    CSUN students shocked, saddened by hiking death of fraternity pledge
    Cal State Northridge students expressed shock and sadness Thursday over the death of a 19-year-old fraternity pledge during a hike in the Angeles National Forest. "Oh my God, that's sad," said Joanna Amezcua, 23. "I don't think they should have gone...