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Songstress paints the silence with music

After working as a camp counselor and singing to young girls at an arts camp in Michigan, 20-year-old business marketing major Chandler Juliet decided...

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...

CSUN student rides on Rose Parade float after overcoming cerebral palsy

  CSUN communications student Precious Malumfashi, 26, was not only born premature at 24 weeks, but was diagnosed with cerebral palsy disorder soon thereafter. Malumfashi...

Student geeks out over winning blog at the first annual Geekie...

Emily Kelley, a self-proclaimed “seventh year senior,” is finishing up her college adventures here at CSUN, bringing with her several writing awards to the...

From Bollywood to Hollywood: CTVA major’s transition to Los Angeles

Minoti Vaishnav has accomplished more by age 25 than many will in a lifetime. The CTVA screenwriting major grew up in Mumbai. By age 18,...

Humanitarian works for smiles

By Joel R. Paramo Despite the fact that social welfare major Martel Okonji, 22, is up to his neck in homework, he refuses to take...

Escaping the wrong path with a passion for activism

  Daniel Santana-Hernandez, 22, grew up with the cards stacked against him, although he probably wouldn’t tell you that. Santana-Hernandez grew up in Lynwood, Calif., near...

CSUN student stands up to cancer

It’s no secret that bad things happen to good people. Some ask ‘why’ they were a target for life’s misgivings and others find solace...

A student defined by war

It is hard to imagine how senior sociology major Zinaida Hozdic can be so engaging given all she has been through. With her ear-to-ear...

Marketing student tackles the entertainment industry

Hakeem Animashaun has accomplished more at 20 years of age than most people his age. The second year marketing major is the co-founder of Cokeem...

Student chooses bike riding as his main mode of travel

“You hear all the sounds, you smell all the smells, the hearsay that you hear from the side,” he said. “It’s an entrancing, engaging...

Student travels the world as a humanitarian

Kristina Maglic got her first glimpse of poverty as a toddler when her father’s love for surfing brought her and her family to Mexico....