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More drama at CSUN

More drama at CSUN

Everyone needs a little drama in their life and CSUN has plenty of it- the good kind. The theatre department has hired a new faculty member in the hopes that she will bring life and fun into the the theatrical lives of the CSUN community. Assistant Professor Kari Hayter has a lot to offer the […]

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CAUSA brings awareness to the Central American community

CAUSA brings awareness to the Central American community

Karen Gonzalez knew from the moment she began attending CSUN in Fall 2012 that she wanted to be a part of the then five-member group of the Central American United Students Association. After one of her professors promoted the association, Gonzalez was inspired to become involved in the group. The Central American United Students Association […]

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Sparkle Campaign strengthens community with service and participation

Sparkle Campaign strengthens community with service and participation

Overflowing trash cans, wilting plants and colorless walls trace the surrounding Northridge area. But with the help of the Northridge Sparkle Campaign they are slowly but surely being replaced with rich murals and vegetation. You may have seen volunteers cleaning up the busy street or planting trees in the area. They aren’t just fixing the […]

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Center stirs hope through sound

Center stirs hope through sound

There are a lot of things people take for granted: the gift of fluid verbal communication, the ability to hear a loved one say “I love you” or the capability to weave thoughts and visuals together. Some may have spent most of their lives free to enjoy all of these things before a stroke or […]

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Surfing frees the artistic soul of CSUN student

Surfing frees the artistic soul of CSUN student

  People say that if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life. This seems to be Cal State Northridge fine arts student Michelle Jacobson’s mantra. She has found the secret to using her creative outlets as a means of inspiration for school and work. The 22-year-old has been […]

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A snippet from a study abroad experience

A snippet from a study abroad experience

Imagine going to class and then taking a break to stroll along the Seine in Paris, surf in Sydney or shop in Tokyo. This is a reality for many students who have decided to travel abroad to experience the many benefits that come with immersing oneself in a different culture. There are two main programs […]

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Sexual assault: Are we polishing over the issue?

Sexual assault: Are we polishing over the issue?

The nail polish works like this: A woman paints her nails before going out. If she stirs her drink later with her finger, the polish would change color if the drink had come in contact with certain chemicals found in common date rape drugs. This is thee new controversial startup developed by a four-man team […]

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CSUN graduate’s passion for food led her all the way to primetime

CSUN graduate’s passion for food led her all the way to primetime

A lot of us graduate and feel at a loss because we don’t know what we want to do with the rest of our lives. There’s a sense of pressure mixed with the desire to tap into something that drives us not only to success, but aligns with our passion. When Amy Pezeshkifar, 23, graduated […]

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Students swarm to Interview Frenzy

One critical avenue most people must cross in their search for a job is the dreaded interview with a potential employer. At CSUN, student job hunters were able to lessen that dread with a special workshop designed to fine-tune their interview skills and build confidence as they face that step by attending Interview Frenzy, held […]

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CSUN music majors break into the industry

CSUN music majors break into the industry

CSUN music majors are more than just high school band teachers and rock band guitarists. They are successful musicians, engineers, performers and producers. Records by well-known artists line the walls of Cypress Hall illustrating the success of the department over the years. With an experienced faculty and a wide range of music programs, students are […]

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Children’s Center lends a hand to student-parents

Children’s Center lends a hand to student-parents

When senior and public health major Amanda Pritchard was expecting her first child, she carried with her the seemingly impossible responsibility of passing her classes, while making sure her son received proper care when she was away. Although Pritchard will have to take some time off from school, she is put at ease by the […]

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Actor, director Peter Weller adds own twist to lecture about the Renaissance

Excited students and professors applauded with joy when actor and director Dr. Peter Weller stormed into a Sierra Hall classroom today to guest lecture at a Italian Renaissance Literature class. Weller arrived at CSUN fresh off directing a few episodes of “Sons of Anarchy.” He enthusiastically showed off the “Sons” jacket he was wearing. Although […]

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