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  • Friends, family gather to remember CSUN student who died on hike

    Friends, family gather to remember CSUN student who died on hike
    Friends and family of a 19-year-old Cal State Northridge student who died on a hike last week gathered Wednesday evening at a vigil to mark his life and call for continued investigation into their claims that his death resulted from a hazing incident....
  • Verdugo area consortium wins digital media grant

    Glendale and Burbank educators are looking to further prepare students for working in the Verdugo region, thanks to a $6 million grant aiming to equip students with training to meet local industry needs. The California Department of Education announced...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?
    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • Colleges get the presidents they pay for

    Here we have yet another commentary that is critical of top university administrators and the reliance on part-time faculty. I speak from experience when I say: find the best administrators and pay them well. ("As college presidents earn big bucks,...
  • Providence High graduates 'the little class that could'

    Providence High graduates 'the little class that could'
    When Providence High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, the class had 80 seniors, fewer students than usual graduating from the private Catholic school in Burbank, said Greg Castro, the school’s community outreach coordinator. There...
  • Uninsured students drop by 60% at Cal State campuses

    Uninsured students drop by 60% at Cal State campuses
    New data show the number of students without health insurance on California State University campuses dropped by 60% after health insurance enrollment, defying concerns that not enough young people would sign up for health insurance.  The Affordable...
  • 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?...
  • Colleges reject charge that freshman reading lists have political bias

    Colleges reject charge that freshman reading lists have political bias
    Freshmen at colleges around the country for years have been assigned to read the same books as a way to bond at orientation and to encourage intellectual interactions rather than just social ones. But this year, some of the reading selections are coming...
  • 'Valley Vista' at Cal State Northridge takes a stand for Valley art

    'Valley Vista' at Cal State Northridge takes a stand for Valley art
    The local 7-Eleven is the meeting place, watering hole and cultural center of the San Fernando Valley. At least that's what Valley-raised artist Jeffrey Vallance wrote in a 1985 essay titled "Avenue of the Absurd: Landmarks of the West San Fernando...
  • 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...