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July 6, 2013 | By Carla Rivera
They captured a postwar Los Angeles of dignified church ladies and fancy society balls, of "Sugar" Ray Robinson at an Ojai training camp and Black Panthers at City Hall. Photographers Harry Adams, Charles Williams and Guy Crowder documented the city in the midst of social, political and cultural change as experienced by African American men and women whose lives were rarely reflected in the wider media. Many of those images are housed in the African American Photography Collection at Cal State Northridge's Institute for Arts & Media.
April 26, 1997
The president of Cal State Northridge has ordered an internal investigation into the school's failure to account for most of the $675,563 in advances to employees and campus organizations that went uncollected and virtually unnoticed for years until flagged by state auditors.
February 2, 1991
Edward Rosenberg, a Cal State Northridge professor, has been awarded a $55,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue his research into a cheaper method for refining petroleum. In his work, Rosenberg is exploring how the cost of petroleum can be lowered by reducing temperatures in the refining process, eventually producing a cleaner-burning fuel.
October 13, 1990 | Compiled from reports of campus correspondents and Times staff writers
In response to concerns about recycling, the Cal State Northridge Foundation, which runs many of the campus food services, has switched from Styrofoam, a non-renewable material, to paper and plastic plates, bowls and cups. "We have been researching this problem for eight months," said foundation food services manager Dean Calvo. "We contacted the company which supplied us with the Styrofoam about recycling, but that did not work out." The paper and plastic items are biodegradable.
September 17, 1994
Aimee Stone had 20 kills and Missy Clements added 19 Friday as the Cal State Northridge women's volleyball team defeated Houston, 8-15, 15-5, 11-15, 15-11, 15-3, in its opening match of the Northern Arizona tournament. Heather Anderson and Ana Kristich each had 13 kills for Northridge (5-4), which had dropped a five-game match to Idaho on Wednesday.
February 11, 1990 | IRA RIFKIN, Rifkin is a regular contributor to The Times.
On the day before the start of spring semester last week, Rabbi Aharon Simkin spent five hours on the Cal State Northridge campus immersing pots and food preparation utensils in rapidly boiling water, washing down metal work surfaces with equally hot water and subjecting knives to the intense heat of blowtorches.
November 3, 1990 | ROD WADE
A team of investigators from the Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges will be on the Cal State Northridge campus Tuesday through Friday to make a final determination regarding the university's accreditation. The visit concludes a two-year process in which CSUN's committee on accreditation examined every aspect of campus life, culminating with a report sent to the association in September.
March 1, 1985
Cal State Northridge won the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball title and an automatic NCAA Division II tournament bid with a 64-62 victory over Cal State Los Angeles Thursday night. The Matadors (19-9 overall, 11-3 in CCAA) converted 22 of 28 free throws to hold off the Golden Eagles (18-10, 9-5). Larry White led Northridge with 17 points, while Sam Veal scored 24 for Los Angeles on 10-of-15 shooting, mostly from long range.
April 26, 1992
For the first time, a Fulbright scholarship has been awarded to a faculty member in Cal State Northridge's health science department. Thomas Hatfield, an associate professor, will use the grant to set up a risk analysis curriculum and to teach courses in risk analysis and environmental management at the University of Kuopio in Finland this fall, university officials said.
August 29, 1992
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $84,232 to Cal State Northridge for a project that trains employers, rehabilitation counselors and others in the workplace how to deal with people who have learning disabilities. CSUN's disabled students department conducts the project, which features workshops for local employers, said Alice Curtis, trainer for the three-year grant.
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