This Summer, former CSUN film student Sophia Elden (Director) launched a documentary web-series about intentional living communities and the people who built them. By reporting on sustainable development techniques and comparing them with public opinion, her web-series analyzes ‘The American Dream’ and encourages a dramatic change in the status-quo. Minimizing one’s ecological footprint by providing a sustainable food source to a place of… Read More New Web-Series Documents Sustainable Planning Communities in Western US
The UPSN election results are in! On May 13, the Urban Studies & Planning student body chose their new representatives for the 2016-2017 school year. Voter turn out was higher than previous years because Urban Planning minors were welcomed by the department to campaign and to cast ballots in this year’s election. Faculty advisor Professor Craig… Read More Election Results for UPSN 2016-2017
Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2014 in the Urban Planning Department at California State University Northridge! We at the Urban Planning Students of Northridge will miss you and wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors! With this years graduation, we bid farewell to an amazing 2013-2014 executive board: Amy Turnbull, President;… Read More Congratulations to the Urban Planning Department Class of 2014!
Urban Planning Students of Northridge is more than just a club about Urban Planning, we’re friends! While we all have a vested interest in topics pertaining to City Planning, Transportation, Housing, Sustainability and Community, we’re also an all-inclusive club full of members from different disciplines who seek to better understand the world around us. As… Read More More Than “Just” Urban Planners
TOMORROW!!! Urban Planning Students of Northridge Welcomes all majors to our Open House Wednesday, February 12, 2014 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Thousand Oaks Room, USU Special Guest James Rojas and his interactive model Valentine’s Day Fun! Games, Food and Trivia! Find out how to get involved with all things Planning at CSUN! firstname.lastname@example.org https://upsn.wordpress.com/… Read More Please join us for an Open House!
This video was shared with UPSN by a reader in response to our last post about Gasland 2. ITs a really interesting watch about how fracking is really creeping right into our backyards here in LA. Feel free to share your comments/thoughts below.
As part of the UPSN sustainability advocacy mission, members attended a screening of Gasland 2, directed by Josh Cox on January 30, 2014 hosted by the CSUN Insitute for Sustainability. The film showcased shocking footage of the effects of hydraulic fracturing and the panel following the screening discussed how fracking is truly knocking at our… Read More Ban fracking in the State of California
Happy New Year! The Urban Planning Students of Northridge are excited for 2014 and all the adventures this year has in store. We are now on Instagram, follow us at upsncsun. In the days and weeks to come we will be posting information about upcoming UPSN events and field trips, links to exciting articles and… Read More Planning for the future!
Registration for the 8th Annual APA LA/UPSN Student Symposium is now closed. Thank you to everyone who registered to attend this amazing event. We look forward to seeing you all this Saturday, November 9th, 2013, at 9AM at California State University, Northridge!
The 8th APA LA Student Symposium at California State University Northridge is just 4 days away! This is an excellent opportunity for not only networking and learning, but showing your school spirit. So how do the local universities measure up in terms of representation for the event? Major kudos to UC Irvine,. who is leading… Read More How does your school measure up?!