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Students urge to vote in Tuesday’s election

Aimee Lastrella

November 1, 2010

Students are still encouraged to vote despite Mayor Gavin Newsom’s rally cancellation Monday. Nareg Babaians, the vice president-elect of the Young Democrats Club, said they had to turn away supporters from the Matador Square and although the cancellation of the Rock the Vote Rally with Mayor Newsom...

E-mail becomes the end of the world

Aimee Lastrella

October 29, 2010

We all get e-mail and we all get spam. It clutters our inbox-from upcoming concerts, to store coupons and to prescription pills over the Internet- and eats up the valuable space of our inboxes. But that’s not the only thing that it eats up; e-mails eat up the environment too. Believe it or not,...

Dealing with a dirty roommate

Aimee Lastrella

October 25, 2010

Your dorm houses two, but your living situation looks like it holds a party of- well, more than two. Heck, with a dirty roommate your dorm room probably looks like you just threw a party. You probably don’t even remember what color the carpet is or what your dorm initially looked like because of the clothes on the floor, the smell of old sweaty sneakers permea...

You failed Climate 101 and the environment

Aimee Lastrella

October 21, 2010

You’re stupid, I’m stupid and apparently we are all stupid. Recently, Yale released a their study that found out the average American doesn’t know crap about climate change or global warming. And seriously, the findings almost made me embarrassed to be an American. (almost!) Some of the statisti...

Electric bicycles spark curiosity at 2nd Annual Sustainability Day

Aimee Lastrella

October 20, 2010

Although the weather was unpredictable, CSUN students and staff did not let it rain in on their parade, or rather Sustainability Day on Wednesday. “The event was wonderful,” said Sarah Johnson, 26, administrative analyst for the Institute for Sustainability and part of the event planning. “We ...

Transportation focus of CSUN’s Sustainability Day

Aimee Lastrella

October 18, 2010

It’s gray outside, but this Wednesday, it is all about being green. The CSUN Institute for Sustainability will host its second annual Sustainability Day. “We are really excited about the event,” said Sarah Johnson, 26, an administrative analyst for the Institute of Sustainability. “We’ve...

Go green and think before you pink

Aimee Lastrella

October 14, 2010

We all have a pair, but this month we bring awareness to their health. Yes, I'm talking about the pair on your chest-- your breasts. October is breast cancer awareness month and now more than ever are we seeing the pink paraphernalia pop-up and contagiously consume almost every product we purchase. But...

Fashion brings green to a whole other level

Aimee Lastrella

October 7, 2010

If you know me, you know I love clothes. If you don’t, well now you do- and all I have to say is that green is all over fashion lately. First off, fashion is all about the epiphany. It really is about having those moments where everything is just right and you feel on top of the world- when all...

Online service maps trees on campus

Aimee Lastrella

October 6, 2010

CSUN’s Institute of Sustainability recently gave the Internet a whole lot more information, about 3,600 trees-worth full. Last week, the Institute for Sustainability released online its ongoing project of a tree atlas on campus. “The last tree atlas was done in 1989,” said Helen Cox, associate...

CSUN departments to hold Human Trafficking Forum in University Student Union

Aimee Lastrella

October 4, 2010

CSUN’s Forum on Human Trafficking will take place Wednesday in the University Student Union’s Northridge Center. Sandra Stanley, chair of the Asian American studies program, said students and professors in the CSUN community were angered after it was discovered that tenured economics professor...

CSUN community picks oranges to donate to food pantries in the San Fernando Valley

Aimee Lastrella

October 4, 2010

CSUN students and volunteers were in the trees for a good cause. On Sunday, CSUN’s Institute for Sustainability and Food Forward hosted an orange grove–picking event that benefited food pantries in the San Fernando Valley. Marie Boswell, 23, leadership and general projects manager with Foo...

Death by product

Death by product

Aimee Lastrella

September 30, 2010

I apologize about the dramatic entrance. But I felt that I needed to get your attention to tell you that everyday we are hurting ourselves, through the products we use. The other day after I took a shower, I decided to try this new hair serum that my friend was raving about last week. It smelled...

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