“Never judge a book by its cover” is a familiar phrase that can be applied when people hear the word “Latino.” A new anthology composed by California State University, Northridge’s Department of Chicana/o Studies, the perception of what “Latino” means may forever be changed. Continue reading about the anthology.
Some computers still sit in boxes hidden under desks. The walls are bare of any posters and the furniture still looks new. But in the two months since California State University, Northridge opened the office of its Dream Project — which provides resources and support for CSUN’s estimated 1,000 undocumented students — the project’s staff and peer mentors have interacted with more than 300 students who’ve walked through the door and answered dozens of emails and phone calls asking for information and assistance. Continue reading about the Dream Project.
The posters feature actual California State University, Northridge students reminding their peers that together they can stop sexual violence. The message is repeated in videos featuring CSUN student-athletes and leaders played during games in the Matadome and on the student government YouTube channel. Continue reading about the campus campaign against sexual violence.
Acclaimed director, screenwriter and producer John Singleton will help shine the spotlight next month on Hollywood’s next generation of movie makers as California State University, Northridge celebrates its 25th annual “Senior Film Showcase” at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Continue reading about the Future Filmmakers Showcase.