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Sustainability and travel intersect in CSUN student’s radio show

Every Friday evening, Lauren Lunstrum anchors a radio show that she streams live from her studio apartment in Northridge. She uses a website called blogtalkradio.com. The magic happens via Lunstrum’s cell phone and laptop. “The show focuses on travel and the environment to encourage people to step out of their comfort zone,” she said. “I […]

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CSUN hosts fundraisers for autism this week

A single puzzle piece is the national symbol for autism awareness. It is also, the driving force behind the philanthropic work done by CSUN’s volunteer program, Unified We Serve. According to Autism Speaks, the largest autism science and advocacy organization in the country, it is estimated that one in every 110 children is diagnosed with […]

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CSUN foundation offers teaching fellowship

CSUN’s National Science Foundation is offering college graduates an opportunity to participate in a teaching fellowship program. It is aimed at funding, training and supporting participants’ journeys toward earning a math-related master’s, with a goal to nurture them as future teachers. The program offers students two paths: earn a master’s degree in Mathematics or in […]

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CSUN’s LGBTA hosts career conference

CSUN’s LGBTA hosted a resource and career conference on Tuesday, the first of its kind on campus. With a culmination of amenities from the community and the university, the organization made efforts to spread awareness and gain recognition to have their own facility. Eighteen participants made up of business and support groups settled in the […]

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New online program to help CSUN students find career pathways

The CSUN Career Center launched a new program designed to provide students a virtual environment to envision their future. As of last month, students of all majors and class standings have access to the Career and Academic Pathways website where they can manually browse through the tabs to help them understand their skills, interests and […]

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California needs to reinstitute bilingual studies into public schools

Experts say being bilingual has many perks. A person who speaks more than one language has a competitive edge in the professional world because they can communicate with a variety of people. Fluency in other languages also provides someone the chance to become more open-minded and accepting toward different backgrounds. Yet with so many benefits, […]

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CSUN encourages a positive self image at eating disorder events

A chance to walk down a red carpet and showcase ones individuality was presented Tuesday at “Glitz and Glam: The Star I Am,” an event hosted by Joint Advocates on Eating Disorders (JADE), in collaboration with other organizations stemming from the University Counseling Services. According to the National Eating Disorders Association data, nearly 20 percent […]

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CSUN to host job fair on Feb. 17

Private, governmental and large companies alike will gather at the Spring Tech Fest at Northridge Center on Feb. 17 to provide information, workshops and possible job opportunities to students in the engineering, technical and computer science departments. “This is a career specialized event,” said Patricia Gaynor, assistant director of the Career Center. “The event is […]

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VPAC’s ticket sales surpass projections

The grand opening of the Valley Performance Arts Center means the San Fernando Valley finally has a world-class performing arts venue.  Patrons, who have been following VPAC’s progress, can finally enjoy entertainment booked at the facility. As of last week, the VPAC ticket office and website have sold over 815 season tickets and more than […]

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CSUN business students consult for employment service

In the 2009-2010 fiscal year, CSUN’s marketing and management department submitted a proposal to consult, survey to evaluate the work and performance of 18 WorkSource Centers across Los Angeles. The bid was in part of a two-year contract. The department has been awarded a $146,700 grant funded by the City of Los Angeles Community Development […]

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CSUN’s 14th annual High School Invitational exhibits student work

A class of fourth graders circled the art gallery at CSUN. For the 9 and 10-year-olds scattered across the room, this was just another field trip. Their teacher, however, was hoping to get something more out of it. “I’m trying to inspire the kids to go to college,” said Kelly Baker, a fourth-grade teacher at […]