Features

 By

Keep calm and graduate on time

Keep calm and graduate on time

Like many college students, my four-year plan has not quite been four years. However, graduating only a semester late, I’m still one of the lucky ones. The six-year plan is the new four-year plan. So if you want to graduate “on time” here are some ideas to look into. A common problem is students either […]

 By

CSUN student helps educate others on Armenian culture

CSUN student helps educate others on Armenian culture

Khodanian, 21, a history major with a minor in Armenian Studies, often heard his grandparents telling him stories. These were stories about their childhood, their parents and about their people.These were stories about deportation, starvation, rape and death. Stories about people being forced out of their homes, about an entire population being marched through the […]

 By

Take advantage of Día de los Muertos festivities on campus, around CSUN this weekend.

Take advantage of Día de los Muertos festivities on campus, around CSUN this weekend.

Oct. 30 Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A) hosts Noche de Ofrendas, “an evening of reflection with a ceremony for those of our loved ones that have passed away.” There will be a vigil procession at 5:30 p.m. at the Jerome Richfield cave. The celebration continues at the CSUN Chicano house with a viewing of […]

 By

Student voices: best and worst of growing up with Halloween

Student voices: best and worst of growing up with Halloween

  Growing up means a change in the Halloween spirit. Things are never quite the same but college students find new ways to celebrate the holiday that are age appropriate. “Now only a few houses give out candy since most of us are grown up. Although it’s bittersweet I still find fun things to do […]

 By

Grad student driven to succeed despite challenges

Grad student driven to succeed despite challenges

At the age of 12, Mayra Roxi Diaz, a graduate student enrolled in a masters program for counseling, was put in her grandmother’s custody while her mother faced issues with drug addiction and her father was never present. Diaz who was raised by women through her life, has always focused on staying positive despite the […]

 By

Looking beyond drag: Bingo charity event sparks conversation

Looking beyond drag: Bingo charity event sparks conversation

“Bingo!” a woman calls out as she waves the first winning bingo ticket of the night. As she makes her way to the podium where the announcer stands other attendees take aim and pelt her with their balled-up losing bingo tickets. She laughs and approaches a statuesque woman with big curly hair for her prize. […]

 By

Deaf Studies Association creates deaf awareness at CSUN

Deaf Studies Association creates deaf awareness at CSUN

>>>CORRECTION: The story incorrectly stated that April Kelley is half-deaf the correct term is hard of hearing. Additionally, the story also incorrectly stated that one of the events that took place in the fall to promote the association was called Autism Awarness Lecture Series. The correct title of the event was Audism Awareness Lecture Series. […]

 By

CSUN alumni shares his passion for magic

CSUN alumni shares his passion for magic

Entertainers place themselves in the limelight with the objective of captivating the minds of audiences and garnering their support. What may seem like a simple task for a seasoned veteran like Joseph Tran, is actually a difficult one that troubles him to this day. Tran is a professional magician that currently tours internationally, showcasing either […]

 By

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 […]

 By

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 […]

 By

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 […]

 By

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 […]

1 2 3 30