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Voter turnout low for AS elections but still higher than years past

With an increased voter turnout this year, the 2014 Associated Students (AS) elections had one of the highest numbers of student participation among California State…

Symposium discusses sustainability concerns in the African world

The African Studies Interdisciplinary Minor Program held a symposium that discussed why Africa is having an environmental crisis and what can be done to prevent…

Campus-wide recycling program helps raise environmental awareness

As the city of Los Angeles grows to be one of the top ranked recyclers in the nation, students, faculty and staff at Cal State…

Zipcar use increasing among CSUN students, studies show

Two months after the introduction of Zipcar to CSUN reports show high usage as Associated Students (AS) continues to educate more students about the program.…

LADWP offers tips for water conservation

LADWP offers tips for water conservation

As everyone tries to save water during this drought, the Los Angeles Department of Water…

Student housing to promote sustainability with new living community

Student housing to promote sustainability with new living community

In an effort to meet the goals outlined in the campus sustainability plan, CSUN’s Department…

Local Hip Hop artists hold benefit for Boys and Girls Club

Students grooved, sang, and rapped to inspire community outreach and self expression for the first…

Carnaval fills USU with sights and sounds of various cultures

Music and dances from different cultures and nationalities filled the University Student Union on April…

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Students share religious sacrifices they make for Ramadan, Yom Kippur, and Lent

Students share religious sacrifices they make for Ramadan, Yom Kippur, and Lent

For many, the purpose of Lent, Ramadan and Yom Kippur is to sacrifice personal desires to develop a closer bond with God and personal faith. This time of the year…

Professor Steven Loy returns to the Boston marathon after last year’s bombing

Professor Steven Loy returns to the Boston marathon after last year’s bombing

Kinesiology professor Steven Loy trained for months before the 2013 Boston Marathon, but nothing could prepare him for the catastrophic bombings that took place that day. Loy and his daughter…

Professor of religious studies starts Peace Institute in Congo

Professor of religious studies starts Peace Institute in Congo

In summer 2011, Mutombo Nkulu-N’sengha started a Peace Institute in Camino, Congo to address the causes of violence and poverty in the area. N’sengha travels to Congo every winter and…

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Brokechella offers an snapshot of LA culture on the cheap

Brokechella offers an snapshot of LA culture on the cheap

Brokechella is a fairly new event in Los Angeles. It is similar to Coachella, however it has a smaller, more intimate style. The event began three…

CSUN students took a marijuana poll, here are the results

Baking ‘edible’ desserts with cannabutter

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Grab some grub on wheels with a sampling of food trucks

Grab some grub on wheels with a sampling of food trucks

Photo and Story by: Ka Yun Chan/Contributor Food truck is a growing foodie trend. It’s becoming…

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Cesar Chavez Service Fair held to promote volunteer opportunities

CSUN students crowded Cleary Walk as part of the Cesar Chavez Service Fair to get opportunities…

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Eggs-cellence: Why eggs are great, and also why they suck

There are but a few culinary luxuries that can match the food-gasm of flavor from a…

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Changing weather patterns is forecasting a dark future

Changing weather patterns is forecasting a dark future

It is not a well known fact that there have been several mass extinctions in the…