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Incongruity

An Oviatt library patron stretches out on a break in front of her study station. Daniel Zafran / Contributing Photographer

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Children and the Common Cold

One of the problems most of us can relate to is when one of our children gets the common cold. Before every semester starts I decide on an emergency back up plan, in case one of my kids comes down with a cold and can’t make it to school or daycare. But, nobody really wants […]

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CSUN Spirit

A cluster of school-colored balloons hang from a tree at the CSUN Spirit Kick-Off at the Bayramian courtyard Tuesday March 23. The Kick-Off was to  raise awareness about the International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, put on by CSUN and held in San Diego, and to send off Erik Golson Williams, a CSUN graduate […]

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College parent: Handling temper trantrums

Student-parents at CSUN, Our day consists of endless ways of trying to figure out how to handle it all.  I find myself trying to find time to breathe and to keep from suffocating under pressure.  It’s hard, especially when the kids are in the background, going through it all with me.  One of my hardest […]

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Find the spring break parties with Foursquare

With less than 10 days until spring break, students are all asking their friends the same question: “Where will you be?” When the flash mobs form and the party starts you don’t want to be the last one to hear about it. Your solution: Foursquare. Like other location-based services (LBS), Foursquare uses your phone’s GPS […]

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Finding time for fitness

View Finding Time for Fitness – Bike Path in a larger map Student-parents at CSUN, Not only do we have an entire list of things to accomplish each day, we must also include staying healthy and keeping fit.  This requires time and money, which we never seem to have enough of. The following are a […]

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Craft Corner

Students participate in creating wax hand molds at Union Program Council’s (UPC) spring craft corner outside the USU last Thursday. Photo Credit: Bodhi Severns / Staff Photographer

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Follow the food truck using social media

Food served out of the back of a truck isn’t new, but leave it to Los Angeles to make what would otherwise be called a “roach-coach” into something trendy. That said, there are a number of food trucks roaming the L.A. area that use Twitter to tell fan foodies where they are serving meals. If […]

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No time is better than now

Student-parents at CSUN, Reminiscing about the past and when I graduated from high school, I sometimes regret not making the decision to go straight to college.  Economically, times weren’t as tough as they are now but I still wouldn’t have been able to afford school and the responsibility of living on my own.  It’s hard […]

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The battles and journey to happiness

Student-parents at CSUN, Motivation to keep pressing on through the college journey can be hard to find.  Sometimes I feel as if my body has been filled with so much caffeine that I personally could keep a Starbucks in business.  But, I do see the end approaching and one of the most important things I […]

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A sick child: Go to class or stay home

Having a sick child is never easy for a parent. But what’s even harder is making the decision to miss school or stay home. Of course as parents we want to stay home and care for our sick child but in the back of our mind we think about the mounds of work we will […]

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Buying eco-friendly furniture

Environment Furniture is making one person’s scrap wood into another person’s chic furnishings. This L.A. based company has a mission to create furniture in a completely green process. They have showrooms in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Orange County, and Dublin and design everything from beds to bookcases. Most of the wood they use is […]

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