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Black History Month kicks off with hip hop workshop

Choreographer Benjamin Allen led a Hip Hop dance workshop in commemoration of Black History month on Wednesday night at California State University Northridge. February is considered Black History month and in the effort to kick start the month-long celebration on campus, Dr. Aimee Glocke co-coordinated the event with Kinesiology professor Paula Thomson for all CSUN […]

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CSUN students use Craigslist to find the best deals on a college budget

CSUN students use Craigslist to find the best deals on a college budget

With a new semester underway, CSUN students are turning to Craigslist to find a good deal with a reasonable price. Craigslist is a website that allows the average person or business to post advertisements in order to buy, sell or trade products. There are categories and sections ranging from jobs and housing to pets and […]

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CSU will help students enroll in Covered CA as deadline approaches

CSU will help students enroll in Covered CA as deadline approaches

As the deadline for enrolling for healthcare is approaching, the Cal State University system is working to encourage students to sign up. As of Jan. 1 of this year, all American citizens are required to have health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare. Americans must apply for […]

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Pan-African studies department holds fair to promote Black History Month

Pan-African studies department holds fair to promote Black History Month

Black student organizations and clubs gathered today at the Plaza del Sol for the Black History Month Fair to raise awareness about the various events being held in honor of Black History Month, as well as different aspects of African-American culture. Monye Durham, Black Student Union (BSU) president, felt there was a void at CSUN […]

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Noted photojournalist talks about career, life as activist

Noted photojournalist talks about career, life as activist

Ed Kashi, a renowned photojournalist, visited CSUN and discussed his career as a journalist and filmmaker. Students gathered at the Northridge Center to hear Kashi speak about his many projects and to teach students how to balance life as a photojournalist. Kashi is a freelance photographer who has set out to do advocacy work around […]

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Recent caffeine studies find consumption has mixed results

Heading to the Freudian Sip for a study session? That might not be a bad idea. A new study conducted by a UC Irvine professor suggests that caffeine can be used to enhance your memory. “We report for the first time a specific effect of caffeine on reducing forgetting over 24 hours,” Dr. Michael Yassa, assistant […]

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Former governors speak at CSUN concerning their time in public service

Former governors speak at CSUN concerning their time in public service

Linda Lingle, former governor of Hawaii, and Michael Dukakis, former governor of Massachusetts, spoke to a crowd of about 150 people regarding their experiences in public office on Tuesday night at the USU Grand Salon. “It is a privilege to be here at my alma mater,” Lingle said. She graduated from CSUN with a bachelor’s […]

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DREAM Act workshop helps students apply for school

The California Dream Act workshop is dedicated to helping undocumented CSUN students fill out their financial aid application for the 2014-2015 academic school year. The workshop was presented by the the Dreams to be Heard organization in conjunction with the Financial Aid and Scholarship Department. Jesus Juvenal, a member of the Dreams to be Heard […]

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VRC welcomes new students with open house

VRC welcomes new students with open house

The Veterans Resource Center kicked off the spring semester by welcoming students with activities and information about services available to veterans on and off campus. Students walked to tables obtaining information and handouts from representatives of various veterans resources on-campus and off-campus. Some of the booths present were the Veterans Affairs Hospital, CSUN Career Center, […]

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CSUN professor shares writing inspirations

CSUN professor shares writing inspirations

Looking back on the years he spent in college studying English and literature, Louisiana native Martin Pousson can’t help but imagine that’s what made him a better writer – a published one at that. But he never expected his stories would lead him to win an award. Pousson, a CSUN English professor and author, was […]

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Upcoming events to celebrate Black History Month

Victor Frost:  It is Tuesday, February fourth, and this is Victor Frost with a Daily Sundial News Brief; a little nugget of the news that matters to you. Your News; All Day. With us is Live News Editor Jonathan Diaz. Jonathan Diaz: With February having arrived, the Pan-African studies department will celebrate Black History Month […]

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Baseball: Alumni game gives new coaching staff first look at team

Baseball: Alumni game gives new coaching staff first look at team

Victor Frost:  It is Tuesday, February fourth, and this is Victor Frost with a Daily Sundial News Brief; a little nugget of the news that matters to you. Your News; All Day. With us today is Andrew Martinez, Sports Editor for this fine, fine paper. Andrew Martinez: Current and former Matador baseball players and coaches […]

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