Student discounts not widely publicized by businesses

While a handful of businesses close to campus offer 10 percent student discounts, many choose not to advertise the deals, leaving students unaware that such discounts exist. Advertisements are expensive, and students usually find out where the discounts are by shopping around or by...

Sumo event brings Japanese culture to CSUN students

Looking to promote the learning of Japanese culture, the Project Graduation Really Achieves Dreams (GRAD) Los Angeles organization brought to campus large sweaty men wearing no more than revealing mawashis. The event was held March 16, sponsored in part by the College of Humanities...

Tulikihihifo as serious as they come on the court

Ofa Tulikihihifo hates to lose. She works hard during the season and in the off-season to help the team win. When the team doesn't win, Tulikihihifo takes it very seriously. If she plays a bad game, she puts it upon herself to do better...

Churchill reveals pay discrepancies

Thanks to Sam Richard for his excellent cover story, "Churchill was offered campus position, sources say," on March 10, which reported the possibility of Ward Churchill being offered a position at CSUN in 1991. When I read that, the salary figure and job title...

CSU should develop clean energy plan

The California State University Board of Trustees met the week before spring break to discuss a prospective clean and renewable energy policy. This is a highly relevant issue in the San Fernando Valley and on the CSUN campus, which is constantly surrounded by pollution...

Remedial courses compromise CSUN

Looking for a high school math class in college? Then step right up, because CSUN has got just what you're looking for, and just enough of them to accommodate about half of all our incoming freshmen. Yes, that's right, half. As recent as Fall...

Studies show financial aid loans near $19,000

Students are much more likely to depend on loans to fund their college educations than ever before, according to the results of studies conducted by the Nellie Mae Educational Foundation and the College Board. In a 2002 study by the Nellie Mae Foundation, over...

Fog blanket

Fog blanket slide show CSUN students awoke to a foggy campus March 10

The taste of sunrise

opens Friday

The true meaning behind leprechauns and wearing green

Last year on St. Patrick's Day, my roommates and I went to an Irish pub in New York City. We had a great time drinking, but all those green shots added up. When our bill came it was somewhere around $400. Every...