Folklore course provides insight into cultural traditions

Introduction to Folklore (Anthropology 326) is designed to introduce students to the study of folklore, and encourage them to open their eyes to the elements of folklore in and around their lives. The majority of folklore beliefs have been transmitted through oral tradition for...

Tax assistance program available to students and community

Students and low-income taxpayers can receive free help with their taxes, thanks to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. VITA is a program funded by the Internal Revenue Service. The program provides the community with an opportunity to get free tax return assistance from...

Author speaks about dangers of eating disorders

I'm already dead," said Jessica Weiner, author of the book "A Very Hungry Girl," in regards to the feeling many people who are suffering from eating disorders experience. Weiner spoke at CSUN about her new book and her own struggle with eating disorders as...

Leap of faith

Joseph Frazier goes up for a dunk during Monday's game against UC Davis. See photo essay on pages 8 and 9.

Budget cuts lead to reduction of classes

Due to budget cuts in the CSU system, CSUN has been forced to tighten the ropes on spending and reduce the number of classes offered. Julie Ritchie, senior liberal studies major, has experienced this reality firsthand. In Spring 2004, the capoeira class she and...

Envision 2035 proposals reviewed at forum

CSUN faculty and staff gathered in the presentation room of the Oviatt Library to review the "Envision 2035" draft master plan on Tuesday. According to Richard Thompson, representative for AC Martin Partners, the company hired to create the Envision 2035 proposal, the CSU system's...

Women’s basketball wins two

The CSUN women's basketball team faced what normally would have been a fairly easy two-game road trip last weekend. However, without leading scorer and rebounder, Ofa Tulikihihifo, the challenge greatly increased. Traveling to Stockton to play Pacific, the women pulled out a 63-57...

Softball team takes three steps back in Georgia

The CSUN softball team traveled to Columbus, Georgia last weekend to take part in the 10th annual NFCA Leadoff Classic. After having nine straight games postponed or cancelled due to rain and a 21-day layoff as a result of the inclement weather, the Lady...

American support of ailing Pope confusing at best

While most religious leaders and figureheads are well-known primarily amongst their own followers, Catholic Pope John Paul II is a unique case entirely. Consistently throughout the past month, Paul II's deteriorating health has received prominent attention as a lead international story by broadcast and...

Women’s studies, feminism full of misconceptions

Let's play a quick game of word association. What is the first thought that comes to mind when you hear the term "women's studies"? How about feminism? It has been my experience...