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Japan Launches Northern Pacific Whaling Campaign

The “cultural identity” argument also includes a question of fairness: why is Japanese consumption of marine mammals any different from foreigners' consumption of land mammals? "To the Japanese, it is hypocritical that Westerners consider it morally wrong to kill certain mammals such as whales but consider it acceptable to kill others, such as kangaroos (in Australia) and cattle (in the United States)," writes Prof. Keiko Hirata of California State University-Northridge. -- Turkish Maritime

TJ Rivera makes his case to stick with Mets with four-hit day

The Mets announced they have signed 20 draft picks from this year’s draft, including fourth-round pick Tony Dibrell, a right-handed pitcher from Kennesaw State, sixth-round pick Marcel Renteria, a right-handed pitcher from New Mexico State, and seventh-round pick Connor O’Neil, a right-handed pitcher from Cal State Northridge. --24 365 News

Chooks-Pilipinas goes 1-1 in opening day of FIBA 3×3 World Cup

The 6-6 Paras, who has transferred from Creighton to Cal State Northridge in the US NCAA, buried a booming three before icing the match with two clutch free throws to punch in the Philippines’ first win in the three-on-three tournament. --FOX Sports Phillipines

SwampDogs Win Streak Halted in Florence

Matt Acosta (Cal State Northridge) made his SwampDogs debut at Cormell Field, striking out 6 and allowing just 3 runs to the West-division leading RedWolves offense in 5 innings of work. -- Our Sports Central

Mets signed 20 draft picks

RHP Connor O’Neil, the Mets seventh-round pick from Cal State Northridge was also signed. O’Neil serves as his team’s closer, throws lots of sliders, and has a fastball that sits between 90 – 93 mph. --Fansided

ARS Awards Scholarships to Deserving High School Graduates

Students and guests then viewed a video covering the wide-ranging humanitarian programs of the ARS. Following the video, former recipients of ARS scholarships delivered remarks, including Caroon Alrayes, who graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2015, currently works in the marketing industry and volunteers on the ARS Public Relations Committee, and Christian Bedoyan, who graduated Cum Laude from California State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science Degree in May 2017 and has since started his career in banking. --Asbarez

Irwindale welcomes Ty Henshaw as new police chief

The incoming chief earned a Master of Science in Emergency Services Administration fro California State University, Long Beach, as well as Master of Public Administration from California State University, Northridge. --San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa Appoints Mark Phillips as New Director of Sales & Catering

Phillips began his journey in the hospitality industry as golf sales manager at Four Seasons Aviara Golf Club following his graduation from California State University-Northridge with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management. After ten years at Four Seasons Aviara, Phillips joined KSL Resorts as director of travel industry sales for La Costa Resort and Spa, La Quinta Resort & Club and Grand Wailea Resort & Spa. -- Hotel Business Review