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Demand for Balenciaga drops after outrage over 'racist' sweatpants

Marquita Gammage, professeur agrégé d’études africaines à la California State University, Northridge, a déclaré à CNN qu’elle était dérangée par le pantalon et qu’elle le considérait comme “une culture noire dans l’espoir d’obtenir des profits importants”. -- Crumpe, France (in French)

Thomas D. Elias: University of California becoming more Californian

Extra money headed to the Cal State system will allow Humboldt State in Arcata to become a polytechnic college, focusing on science, technology and math and let Cal State Northridge create a center to guarantee racial and ethnic equity in the same STEM areas, for just two examples. -- Napa Valley Register

Titans women’s soccer returns after canceled 2020 season

And in front of that precocious duo, Brown had do-everything/be-everywhere midfielder Haley Brown, the Titans’ Swiss army knife who racked up 23 points (seven goals, nine assists). That included the game-winning goal against Cal State Northridge that gave Cal State Fullerton the Big West regular season title. Brown’s nine assists were the fifth-best total in school history. -- Orange County Register

SAJJ Mediterranean Announces Partnership with Paralympic Gold Medalist Katie Holloway

From 2004-2008 at Cal State Northridge, Katie Holloway was the first female amputee to play NCAA Division I Basketball and since winning Gold in Rio, has been a strong advocate for equal pay for Paralympians. Her efforts contributed to the historic change in the US Olympics and Paralympic Committee's decision to provide equal bonus money payouts to Paralympians as their Olympic counterparts. Holloway competed in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics and took home the Gold, along with being named the MVP of the entire Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. -- QSR Magazine

Newsom recall election tests the California dream

Jessica Kim, a history professor at Cal State Northridge, recognizes the subtext. “There is a common trend in California politics of thinking about limited resources especially in terms of what those perceived as being foreign are taking from us,” she said. -- Los Angeles Times

Balenciaga’s $1,190 sagging sweatpants slammed as racist

Marquita Gammage, an associate professor of Africana Studies at California State University, Northridge, told CNN she was disturbed by the pants and views it as “Black culture with the hopes of securing major profits.” -- New York Post