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California students help Hispanics stay healthy and educated

Es temprano un miércoles a la mañana y el Recreation Park de esta ciudad está lleno de docenas de personas haciendo carreras cortas, elevación de piernas y sentadillas, estimulados por los entusiastas estudiantes de la Universidad Estatal de California, en Northridge. -- CNNEspañol

Massachusetts Science Standards Inferior To Their Predecessors

California State University Northridge Biology Professor Dr. Stan Metzenberg’s study of a draft version of the standards that were released for review by the BESE was largely ignored by drafters of the final version. He found that the draft standards excluded or minimized a number of important topics included in the earlier standards such as Mendelian genetics and large parts of cell biology. -- Education News

College basketball roundup: Iowa State ends losing streak

Men at St. John’s 76, Cal State Northridge 70: Freshman Shamorie Ponds scored a season-best 25 points and the Red Storm (4-5) held off the Matadors. Darin Johnson hit two free throws with 1:08 left to get Northridge (3-6) within 71-68. After Bashir Ahmed went one for two at the other end, Tavrion Dawson made a layup with 40.3 seconds left to cut it to 72-70. Kendall Smith, who finished with 10 points for Northridge, fouled out with 18.7 seconds left and Ponds sealed it with two free throws. -- Los Angeles Times

Shamorie Ponds’ eruption saves St. John’s from further disgrace

With LoVett sitting on the sideline and wearing a walking boot on his sprained right ankle, Ponds put on the biggest performance of his young career and saved the Red Storm from suffering a second straight home upset, scoring a career-high 25 points in a 76-70 win over Cal State Northridge on Monday at Carnesecca Arena. -- New York Post