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CSUN grad still hunting for her dream job

Alison Geller

May 16, 2011

Getting the job of your dreams isn’t as easy as it sounds, even with a college degree, at least that is what Adriana Fonesca, 26, has found out since graduating from CSUN in Fall 2010. Fonesca graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animation and even after an 8-month internship with animation studio, Film Roman, she is still...

‘The Beaver’ is a Disturbingly Good Film

Alison Geller

May 12, 2011

“The Beaver,” director and co-star Jodie Foster’s latest film, is a mental rollercoaster. The movie, which is only playing at a handful of theaters, stars Academy Award winner Mel Gibson as Walter Black, a husband who has sunk so low in his depression that his wife (Foster) kicks him out. Walter...

CSUN A.S. hosts ‘Final Flip’ event to help students relax

Alison Geller

May 12, 2011

A.S. will be hosting one last event before finals called “Final Flip,” where entertainment and free food will be provided for students who show up. “Final Flip” is a luau themed event for students to unwind after the last day of regular classes and before finals kick off.  There will be free...

CSUN sells its used electronics and recycles obsolete devices

Alison Geller

April 21, 2011

Senior Robert Stokes, 25, computer science major, fixes computers as a side business and said he comes across old computers all the time.  While he uses some of the parts, he throws away the rest. Stokes said  there are places that recycle old electronic products, but he doesn’t always use them. “Sometimes...

CSUN organizes e-waste recycling event

Alison Geller

April 20, 2011

On Friday CSUN will be hosting an electronic waste (e-waste) recycling event for the campus and surrounding community to help people properly dispose of their electronic waste at CSUN parking lot G10 (Lassen and Zelzah). E-waste is any electronic device: cell phones, batteries, cords/wires, ink cartridges,...

What’s with the ‘birther’ battle?

Alison Geller

April 18, 2011

Recently the “birther” movement has been given a big push back into the spotlight with their new spokesperson Donald Trump.  But what is up with the birther movement in the first place, hasn’t that issue been laid to rest yet? For those who don’t know, a birther is a person who does not believe...

‘Arthur’ remake surprisingly entertaining

Alison Geller

April 14, 2011

While the original 1981 film “Arthur” was nothing more then a movie about an unapologetic rich drunkard with no likable qualities, the remake of “Arthur” is an amusing and redeeming story. “Arthur,” directed by Jason Winer, is a remake of the 1981 film, but the story is modernized and the main character is giv...

A.S. candidates running for senator seats to represent CSUN students

Alison Geller

April 12, 2011

Graduate no photo available Donna Randolph The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department Graduate Student What do you hope to give and take away from an A.S. appointment? I believe graduate students have a voice, a lot of the times student government is based on the undergra...

Travel vicariously during spring break

Alison Geller

March 29, 2011

With spring break just around the corner many people may realize they don’t have the funds and/or the desire to travel.  So if you’re looking to live vicariously through others from the comfort and safety of your own home here are some road trip/traveling movie suggestions to keep you entertained. Eurotrip (2004) – If yo...

CSUN career center hosts spring job fair

Alison Geller

March 25, 2011

Hundreds of students participated in the Spring 2011 Job Fair that was hosted by the Career Center on Wednesday where 87 booths were set up in the Northridge Center at the University Student Union from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Business representatives tried to garner student interest by pitching internships and potential career opportunities. Sarah Le Long, 25, the Career Center...

CSUN alumnus tags campus in USU Beyond the Tag event

Alison Geller

March 14, 2011

With fluid strokes of a spray paint can, CSUN alumnus Alexander D.C.D. Smith showed off his spray painting skills during the University Student Unions Beyond the Tag event, highlighting legal forms of graffiti art. Beyond the Tag was designed to educate students on how graffiti is not only illegal...

Arizona lawmakers challenge 14th Amendment

Alison Geller

March 1, 2011

Republican lawmakers in Arizona have introduced legislation on a state level to end what they refer to as birthright citizenship. CNN reported that in addition to Arizona, legislators in 40 states are considering similar laws. They want to bring  this issue before the Supreme Court forcing federal...

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