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Pan-African Studies class present posters about issues facing colored men in today’s society

Pan-African Studies class present posters about issues facing colored men in today’s society

Ana Rodriguez

November 26, 2013

CSUN students from the Pan African Studies course, “The Black Man in Contemporary Times,” presented posters concerning the struggles men of color face in today’s society. The poster session, officially known as the Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry and Student Research Poster Session, took place in t...

Student organization aims to enrich the community

Student organization aims to enrich the community

Ana Rodriguez

November 22, 2013

The Child and Adolescent Development Association (CADA) is a student organization with its main goal being to improve the lives of those in need in their community. It provides career, academic and professional development for CSUN students through the events they host and the information they provide...

Professor educates students about the nonviolent history of Islam

Professor educates students about the nonviolent history of Islam

Ana Rodriguez

November 20, 2013

A professor of Islamic studies educated students regarding the history of Muslims and the religion of Islam in an effort to combat the negative stereotypes that are often portrayed in the media. “I’m trying to show that after 9/11, we have a tendency, especially in North America, to think o...

Internship is work without pay

Internship is work without pay

Ana Rodriguez

November 13, 2013

Hey, you! Yeah, you – the student nearing the end of your college career with a sparkle in your eye, ambition in your heart and reality right around the corner. You’re looking for a chance to break into your chosen field, right? You need the connections. You also need the experience. The best thing you can ...

A new study shows that SAT leaves many students unprepared for college

A new study shows that SAT leaves many students unprepared for college

Ana Rodriguez

November 6, 2013

Abigail Ramos, 24, a senior studying business at CSUN managed to enter college as prepared as she could be despite obstacles she faced along the road, especially when it came time to take the SAT test. “I came from a little city neighboring Watts,” Ramos said. “We barely had enough books, even less tutorin...

Matador Community Credit Union urge students to participate in photo contest for a prize

Ana Rodriguez

October 30, 2013

The Matadors Community Credit Union (MCCU) will begin accepting entries from members and non-members for a photo/video contest beginning Nov.1. The winner will receive $250 and $100 will be awarded to the second place. The MCCU is a not-for-profit financial institution that provides free checking accou...

Students cautioned to preserve the environment at annual Campus Sustainability Day

Students cautioned to preserve the environment at annual Campus Sustainability Day

Ana Rodriguez

October 22, 2013

The 5th annual Campus Sustainability Day encouraged students to participate in sustaining a healthy environment by not compromising future generations ability to meet their needs. The Institute of Sustainability prepared four sessions Tuesday that took place in the Northridge Center throughout the cou...

Student talks volunteering with club CADA and children in need

Student talks volunteering with club CADA and children in need

Ana Rodriguez

October 14, 2013

Mary L. M. Parco, 24, a senior double majoring in child and adolescent development and psychology has been a part of the Child and Adolescent Development Association (CADA) at Cal State Northridge for a total of three years and currently holds the position of vice president. CADA is a student nonprofi...

Students take advantage of the Hollywood Hike excursion hosted by Outdoor Adventures

Students take advantage of the Hollywood Hike excursion hosted by Outdoor Adventures

Ana Rodriguez

October 9, 2013

The Outdoor Adventures organization is offered by Associated Students Recreation Sports and gives students the opportunity to explore and learn about their natural surroundings. Many trips are available to students, ranging from trips to Castaic Lake, Eastern Sierras, Leo Carrillo Beach, Yose...

Driver’s licenses for all means safety for all

Driver’s licenses for all means safety for all

Ana Rodriguez

October 1, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown recently said he would sign a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants in California to obtain driver’s licenses and although it is beneficial, it also comes with some concerns. The bill, AB 60, was approved by votes of 28-8 in the California Senate and 55-19 in the Assembly, with Repu...

CSUN students feel the sisterly love at Sistahood group therapy sessions

CSUN students feel the sisterly love at Sistahood group therapy sessions

Ana Rodriguez

September 30, 2013

Young African-American female students, a population that does not traditionally seek counseling, will now have the opportunity to safely and comfortably obtain those services with the formation of the Sistahood Community. Paulette Theresa, of the University Counseling Services, saw the need am...

Female athletes still face inequality

Female athletes still face inequality

Ana Rodriguez

September 18, 2013

As the WNBA moves into the final stretch of its 15th season, attendance rose along with TV viewership and is at its highest since 2005. ESPN also reported that the network’s 12 regular-season broadcasts drew an average of 270,000 viewers, an increase from last year. Even with all this obvious success an...

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