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New club at CSUN for aspiring nurses

New club at CSUN for aspiring nurses

  The National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) is dedicated to helping nursing students in their professional, academic and personal endeavors. They provide students with leadership opportunities, networking experiences and enrichment through community service.  NSNA is a nationally recognized club on college campuses across the country and CSUN students recently founded the first NSNA club on […]

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Places to unwind on campus

Places to unwind on campus

For a busy student, it might seem as though there is no time or place for relaxation. But before you give up all hope of mitigating all that stress, consider the following places around campus that students and faculty recommend for de-stressing. The Living Well Lounge located at the University Student Union offers a variety […]

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Educational Opportunity Programs then and now

Educational Opportunity Programs then and now

During the civil rights movement, activists pushed for the right to equal access to higher education. One of the ways this happened was through the implementation of Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) throughout CSU campuses. The EOP program has been thriving for 45 years as a result of a dedicated community of CSUN staff members. From […]

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Optimal mental health is critical for academic success

For students lost among the responsibilities of acquiring an education, mental well-being may not seem a priority when compared to receiving a diploma. But in fact, college campuses are filled with high level stressors combined with a demanding environment, begging students to keep mental health at the forefront of their affairs. Maintaining optimal mental health […]

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Picture obsessed era welcomes the return of the polaroid

Picture obsessed era welcomes the return of the polaroid

  The key trend of the season seems to be nostalgia in products. With the influx of music festivals, throwback Thursdays, bell-bottoms and record players, young people have been obsessed with everything vintage. Along with vintage throwbacks, we are living in a picture-obsessed era. Social media is all about updating your friends on where you […]

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How to beat the heat at CSUN

How to beat the heat at CSUN

With the heat kicking in at an upcoming high of 103 degrees this coming Saturday, students are creatively finding ways to keep themselves cool and refreshed on campus. From relaxing by the pool, to getting cool refreshments from Juice it Up, CSUN students have found ways to dodge the heat and stay active. If we […]

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Eating Healthy on a College Budget

Eating Healthy on a College Budget

The college life makes it difficult to eat healthy. With students on the go from one class to another, getting the necessary nutrients can be a hassle. Clinical Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator Candace Fontenette at Tarzana Hospital discusses just how troublesome it can be for students to receive the right amount of supplements. She […]

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New dean encourages art as form of communication

New dean encourages art as form of communication

For Jay Kvapil, the new dean of Mike Curb College of  Arts, Media and Communication creating art in the studio goes hand in hand with his administrative responsibilities. This might seem like an unordinary combination but Kvapil’s unique background explains this possibility. Kvapil brings a fresh perspective to the Mike Curb College by keeping a […]

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Women in Science and Engineering battle the stereotype

Women in Science and Engineering battle the stereotype

  As a professional civil engineer, Lilly Shraibati has had to overcome the stereotype that engineering is a man’s profession. Shraibati comes from a family of male engineers. Many of her uncles had told her, “it’s not for girls,” and she had to find a support group that would give her the confidence to achieve […]

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You snooze you lose

You snooze you lose

The idea that an alarm clock could be your best friend sounds far-fetched. The everyday battle where students send off their guardian called snooze to fight off the enemy known as early mornings never seems to end. Everyone is different, there are those that prefer to hit snooze several times and others that set multiple […]

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100 Citizens program sheds light on public health

100 Citizens program sheds light on public health

  Four years ago the 100 Citizens program got its start with founder Dr. Steven Loy, CSUN kinesiology professor and  just 20 CSUN students. The participants gathered in a classroom to discuss their desire on public health. Today, 100 Citizens is a widely celebrated program recognized by the White House after winning the Popular Choice […]

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Regional Emmy claimed by CSUN Professor

Regional Emmy claimed by CSUN Professor

  A Local Emmy Award has been awarded to CSUN Film Professor Nate Thomas for his recent Public Service Announcement campaign in conjunction with the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice on June 14 in Carlsbad, California. The ads were part of a campaign highlighting the multi-million dollar industry of intellectual property theft specifically […]

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