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Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they’re beginning to prove it

"I had no idea what it meant," says Des Lauriers, now a professor at California State University (Cal State) in Northridge. Curiosity piqued, he returned for a test excavation and sent some shell and charcoal for radiocarbon dating. When Des Lauriers s adviser called with the results, he said, "You should probably sit down." The material dated from nearly 11,000 to more than 12,000 years agoonly a couple thousand years after the first people reached the Americas. -- Newscaf

Alleged Rape At COC Prompts Talk About Santa Clarita Resources For Sexual Assault Victims

Strength United, a CSUN-based communitywide collaboration that “offers an interdisciplinary approach to ending abuse and violence through the collaboration of mental health professionals, educators, researchers, students and volunteers” would be the closest resource. There is a Strength United representative who works closely with COC’s Student Health Center, offering training and outreach, Schallert said. COC also refers students to Strength United or the local Domestic Violence Center when a need arises. -- KHTS

Kids let off a little STEAM while learning

Fee-based educational programs were easier to find this summer, but most were expensive. Walnut Unified School District, for instance, charged a $475 fee for its six-week summer enrichment program, and California State University Northridge offered summer academic programs for middle and high school students whose parents paid up to $700 for the three-day sessions. -- Camarillo Acorn

Summer Movie Fest: Psycho

Summer Movie Fest is an outdoor movie screening event hosted every Thursday at California State University Northridge. Each week we bring you an amazing movie, fun activities and delicious food trucks. So grab your blankets and chairs, bring the family, and enjoy an evening with CSUN. -- Carpe Diem

LA 500: Stuart Waldman

Alma Maters: Associate’s, L.A. Valley College; Bachelor’s, California State University, Northridge; JD, Loyola Law School. -- Los Angeles Business Journal