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Are athletes worth their hefty salaries?

Are athletes worth their hefty salaries?

Abigaelle Levray

December 8, 2013

It is no surprise that in a country that has a distribution of wealth that is so incredibly skewed, we have the ridiculous salaries of athletes right up there with our investors, internet moguls, media tycoons and corporate CEOs. NBA players average over $5 million a year, an NHL player averages ab...

Alumni advise students about the importance of social media

Alumni advise students about the importance of social media

Abigaelle Levray

December 5, 2013

A packed room at the University Student Union (USU) listened as a panel of CSUN alumni shared their knowledge of social media and its presence in their professional lives. The “Noise of Social Media” event was hosted by the Career Center and the Alumni Association for the second year in a row. Last year, the event was hosted six times. This year, they intend on ...

Time to let the N-word fade out

Time to let the N-word fade out

Abigaelle Levray

November 25, 2013

  Although the Martin-Incognito bullying scandal may not have been fueled solely by the use of the N-word, it did bring up an important topic: the contemporary use of a word that should have died decades ago. As an African-American, I cannot say that I have never used the N-word. I can say ...

Students rise beyond the blues of depression and suicide at ‘Candlelight Vigil’

Students rise beyond the blues of depression and suicide at ‘Candlelight Vigil’

Abigaelle Levray

November 21, 2013

The Beat the Blues and Trans Awareness Week hosted a combined candlelight vigil to commemorate the lives of those lost to suicide and to strengthen and encourage those who have experienced depression. Guest speaker, Finn McMillan spoke about his own depression and struggle to feel comfortable as a transgender man. McMillan, 23, was born with female sex ...

Campus police make arrest near Sierra Tower

Campus police make arrest near Sierra Tower

Abigaelle Levray

November 15, 2013

  CSUN police arrested a male suspect on campus next to Sierra Tower Friday afternoon. The suspect appeared to be in his late 20s or early 30s, and was overheard shouting obscenities as the officer escorted him to the vehicle. “This is bullshit, I didn’t fucking steal anything,” h...

KCSN launches the first 24-hour Latin Alternative Rock station in Los Angeles

KCSN launches the first 24-hour Latin Alternative Rock station in Los Angeles

Abigaelle Levray

November 14, 2013

Associates from CSUN’s radio station, KCSN-1, celebrated the launch of KCSN-2, the first 24/7 Latin Alternative Rock station, Wendesday. The station hosted a session with Los Lobos, a popular Latin American rock band that has been considered a pioneer in the Latin American music movement for 40 year...

Hazy NFL locker-room culture needs change

Hazy NFL locker-room culture needs change

Abigaelle Levray

November 11, 2013

The NFL has recently been investigating a scandal involving Miami Dolphins players Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito. Incognito, who is a white offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins, sent Martin, black ex-offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins, a verbally abusive voicemail and repeated insult...

Murder Mystery Dinner keeps students on their toes

Murder Mystery Dinner keeps students on their toes

Abigaelle Levray

October 27, 2013

CSUN held the annual Murder Mystery Dinner in the Northridge Center Friday Oct. 25. Nearly 200 students attended the 1920s themed event.

Walk the CSUN campus with Matador Patrol

Walk the CSUN campus with Matador Patrol

Abigaelle Levray

October 20, 2013

When spending hours upon hours in the Oviatt library, it is easy to lose track of time and stay late. But before anyone ventures across the darkened campus of CSUN, chances are they will run into a few people in some sporty red windbreakers - the Matador Patrol. Among them is Peter Sanchez, a 21...

Klotz Student Health Center offers contraceptives

Abigaelle Levray

October 13, 2013

During the college years, many women experiment with different sexual partners but many also find themselves in serious monogamous relationships. After finding the right man that is trustworthy and has been tested, it is normal to want to upgrade from condoms to a more permanent kind of birth control...

CSUN holds Zumbathon to raise money for breast cancer

CSUN holds Zumbathon to raise money for breast cancer

Abigaelle Levray

October 4, 2013

California State University, Northridge hosts sold out Zumbathon to fundraise for breast cancer research. 100 percent of the proceeds went to the Susan G. Komen foundation.

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