Affordable Chinese cuisine for students

Walking 10 minutes from CSUN, one can easily find Chi’s Chinese Cuisine. Located on Reseda Boulevard between Plummer Street, and Lassen Street. This small...

List of special Halloween events

Boo! It’s that terrifying time of year again, where haunted happenings and eerie events are in high demand, and I’ve got just the petrifying...

Dealing with a dirty roommate

Your dorm houses two, but your living situation looks like it holds a party of- well, more than two. Heck, with a dirty roommate your...

Family tragedy forced student to grow up

Everyone makes attempts at being a better person. Typically, many wait for a new year or a near death experience to declare the ever...

Carving the perfect pumpkin

Halloween is coming up and carving pumpkins is a tradition along side dressing up as a favorite character. Pumpkins serve as an important part...

Losing virginity changed course of life

Michael D’Amico, 22, just closed escrow on a condo in Simi Valley at the beginning of the year. It’s not a big apartment, but...

Tips for making friends with new co-workers

Question: “I recently started a new job, and I want to make a good impression. However, I really feel left out. Not only am I...

Music serves as the bridge to grad school

Twenty-three year old Weili Kang is no stranger to music. She started playing her first instrument, the piano, at 5-years- old, later picking up the...

Dorm hook ups lead to awkwardness

My advice first and foremost would be, not to hook up with fellow dorm mates. I’ve made such a mistake and have ended up...

Honor student and advocate for the LGBT community overcomes personal struggles

Imagine just wrapping up an eight-hour school day just before 5 p.m., and the sun is beginning to set. You only have 15 minutes...

The latest fun Halloween costume ideas

With the hastily resurrected costume stores and temporary Halloween shops around the area, we know October has officially arrived.  The weather may not show...

Writing across the emotional spectrum

When people think of the word “swag,” most tend to think of the colloquial term that some online urban dictionary’s define as “the way...