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Students Don’t Need Craigslist

Students Don’t Need Craigslist

Allessandra Lopez

January 23, 2015

We all watch movies like The Craigslist Killer and think, nothing that surreal could ever happen to us. Except that it did. Former CSUN student, Abdullah Alkadi’s body was found on the side of the 10 Freeway in Palm Desert last year, after leaving his home to meet up with a stranger. Abdullah ...

CSUN student wins Newman Civic Fellowship Award for her community involvement

CSUN student wins Newman Civic Fellowship Award for her community involvement

Allessandra Lopez

December 1, 2014

While many CSUN students will be enjoying the holidays with the ones they love, there are those who are not as fortunate. Twenty-year-old communication studies major Tabitha Sanchez, loves to give back to those in need. Sanchez believes that helping others is her primary purpose in life. “It is p...

Hip-hop club tunes into the beat

Hip-hop club tunes into the beat

Allessandra Lopez

November 19, 2014

Photos by Alex Vejar Dancing is a source of happiness for CSUN Hip-Hop club members. They thrive from this highly personal outlet of self-expression through dance. This was one of the first dance clubs to be established on campus in 2001 and it has attracted many students who were interested in ...

Students For Life club brings insight to pro-life

Students For Life club brings insight to pro-life

Allessandra Lopez

November 17, 2014

Life is a sacred concept. One minute you are here and the next you are gone. Yet there are those who do not get to live life past the womb. More often than not those who are not ready for parenthood do what they think is best and get an abortion. The CSUN Students For Life Club urges students and the commu...

Songstress paints the silence with music

Songstress paints the silence with music

Allessandra Lopez

November 5, 2014

After working as a camp counselor and singing to young girls at an arts camp in Michigan, 20-year-old business marketing major Chandler Juliet decided she wanted to make her music known to the world. “Hearing the girls sing the lyrics to my songs over the summer... and seeing how they related...

K-Pop club brings Korean culture to CSUN

K-Pop club brings Korean culture to CSUN

Allessandra Lopez

November 3, 2014

One of the newest clubs on campus started off with a bang. The Korean Pop Club (K-Pop) is an organization that started last semester with the hope to bring students together where they are able to socialize and learn more about the Korean culture. After getting an email from CSUN encouraging students to star...

Experts discuss ways to create a more stable, clean environment

Allessandra Lopez

October 30, 2014

When it comes to energy, most people don’t realize how costly it can be. From using water, electricity, air conditioning, refrigerators, and washer and dryers, it can be quite expensive. Legislators and proponents of clean technology met Thursday morning in the Northridge Center at the University...

15-year-old Cleveland High School student returns home safely

15-year-old Cleveland High School student returns home safely

Allessandra Lopez

October 23, 2014

Jenna Grant, a Cleveland high school student who went missing Wednesday morning, returned home safely early this morning, Adam Grant, her father said. The 15-year-old 10th grader had left her home some time between midnight and 5:00 a.m. from her home near Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street, Ada...

Deaf Studies Association creates deaf awareness at CSUN

Deaf Studies Association creates deaf awareness at CSUN

Allessandra Lopez

October 23, 2014

>>>CORRECTION: The story incorrectly stated that April Kelley is half-deaf the correct term is hard of hearing. Additionally, the story also incorrectly stated that one of the events that took place in the fall to promote the association was called Autism Awarness Lecture Series. The co...

More drama at CSUN

More drama at CSUN

Allessandra Lopez

October 21, 2014

Everyone needs a little drama in their life and CSUN has plenty of it- the good kind. The theatre department has hired a new faculty member in the hopes that she will bring life and fun into the the theatrical lives of the CSUN community. Assistant Professor Kari Hayter has a lot to offer the...

Shake out, don’t freak out

Shake out, don’t freak out

Allessandra Lopez

October 16, 2014

When earthquakes hit, there are people who don’t know what to do. Some run, hide, and others do nothing. At 10:16 a.m. today, 9.6 million people in California participated in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill. The CSUN community joined in by hosting a Preparedness Fair near the Oviatt Libr...

National Coming Out Day: Letting your real colors shine through

National Coming Out Day: Letting your real colors shine through

Allessandra Lopez

October 9, 2014

Pride Center student worker Leonel Sanchez says this year’s celebration at Cal State Northridge of National Coming Out Day is going to be a good one. “The goal for National Coming Out Day is to get exposure to the LGBT community,” he said. “Not only that, but also to get people to see...

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