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What may seem like a step back is actually a step forward

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Allessandra Lopez April 29, 2015

After graduation, college students are launched into the “real world”. A world where careers start and independency begins. For those students living with parents, they may look at graduation...

A happy commencement—each semester end

Twin brothers Robert (left) and Ricardo Placensia shake hands with fellow Verbum Dei High School graduates during a ceremony at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles, June 6, 2013. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Allessandra Lopez April 23, 2015

Getting through college is definitely no easy task. On average, it takes college students four to six years to graduate. With long semesters, never ending homework and a few cups of coffee, graduation...

Employment—Any rise is a good rise

EDITORS: This graphic is optimized for use full-screen vertical on an iPhone. It may, of course, be used on other digital products and in print publications. Monthly economic indicator: Trend in U.S. unemployment rate. TNS 2015
Allessandra Lopez April 15, 2015

For those of us who have had to search for jobs, we know that job hunting is not the easiest thing to do.Filling out applications, having numerous interviews and still not getting the job that you want...

Boycott Indiana

Boycott Indiana
Allessandra Lopez March 31, 2015

We are a nation divided when it comes to same sex marriages, and now the divide is even more intensified, thanks to Indiana Governor, Mike Pence. Pence signed a bill known as the Religious Freedom Restoration...

Islam is not terrorism

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Allessandra Lopez March 25, 2015

Muslim immigrants and the United States need to join forces. President Barack Obama provided a press conference two weeks ago in the attempt to show that western communities can coexist together. The...

NFL cap increased by 10 million—for players and fans

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Allessandra Lopez March 13, 2015

The NFL salary cap increase shouldn’t frustrate people. Sure there is a lot of money being spent, but that money is being put towards a means of entertainment for fans and the players.When the NFL...

Put A Cap On It

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Allessandra Lopez March 12, 2015

By putting a cap on the number of transfer students who can attend CSUN, more classes will be available to already enrolled students, and the campus won’t be so crowded.With more individual’s...

Uber drivers—Conveniently driving off with your personal information

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Allessandra Lopez March 11, 2015

Uber is a transportation company that was discovered in 2009. Similar to that of a taxi service, its main purpose is to help individuals get from point A to point B safely. Although it may be convenient...

Pop Goes The Measles

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Allessandra Lopez March 3, 2015

Disneyland is known as “The Happiest Place on Earth” to many people but in December, “The Happiest Place on Earth” turned into a disaster for some. A measles outbreak occurred and now many...

We All Have A History Worth Celebrating

We All Have A History Worth Celebrating
Allessandra Lopez February 25, 2015

One of the great beauties about the CSUN community is that it is very diverse, with 37,000 students. Which is why we should always celebrate the history of different heritages—Not just Black History...

A Death For All To See

A Death For All To See
Allessandra Lopez February 24, 2015

  Jordanian pilot Lieutenant Muath Al-Kaseasbeh was caged and burned alive on February 3 by ISIS. Al- Kaseasbeh’s plane crashed in December when he was held hostage under ISIS control. To...

In Cops We Trust

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Allessandra Lopez February 17, 2015

The Ferguson incident stirred much debate around the nation and at CSUN. Some believed that Michael Brown was pestering Darren Wilson, while others thought Wilson was doing his job. No matter what we...

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