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Tree topples on top of student’s car in B3 parking lot

Tree topples on top of student's car in B3 parking lot
Bianca Santillan December 9, 2013

Rough winds blowing in from the northeast at more than 25 mph, according to the National Weather Service, caused a tree to topple onto a student's car Monday afternoon in the B3 parking lot. Kristyn...

CSUN Jewish organizations celebrate final night of Chanukah

CSUN Jewish organizations celebrate final night of Chanukah
Bianca Santillan December 4, 2013

Nine fully lit candles stood 10 feet tall in front of the Oviatt Library. The candles hold special meaning to the Jewish community in Northridge as it is the last night of Chanukah. More than 50 students,...

CSUN Blues Project wraps up week-long activities

Bianca Santillan November 21, 2013

Royal blue shirts with bold white letters spelling “DREAM, STRUGGLE, VICTORY” swamped the CSUN campus and provided students with entertainment, food and information. The suicide and depression prevention...

Students ‘Beat the Blues’ on inflated obstacle course

Students ‘Beat the Blues’ on inflated obstacle course
Bianca Santillan November 18, 2013

The Blues Project recruited more than 40 students to compete in a quick obstacle course Monday. The colorful bounce house, which served as the course, was 20-feet-long, complete with a wall climb and...

Martial arts master creates self-defense app

Martial arts master creates self-defense app
Bianca Santillan November 4, 2013

With the recent predator scares on campus, a new self-defense app for women comes to the rescue. The creator of the “You Can Fight” app, Helen Anzalone Gordon, packages 20 years worth of martial...

College students are struggling to pay back their loans

Bianca Santillan October 29, 2013

Bills congest Ulises Hernandez’s mailbox. He is behind four months on student loan payments and the idea of collection calls haunt his dreams. Hernandez graduated in spring 2011 from Cal State Northridge...

Street Swag: How to dress up for Halloween without depleting your bank account

Street Swag: How to dress up for Halloween without depleting your bank account
Bianca Santillan October 23, 2013

The best costumes come from creativity and free time. Street Swag turns idioms into costumes. Hostess Christina Moffitino includes a DIY video for 50 Shades of Grey.

Construction of new freshmen suites in progress

Construction of new freshmen suites in progress
Bianca Santillan October 21, 2013

CSUN’s USU Board of Directors (BOD) and student attendees discussed the construction of two new buildings containing 400 freshman suites that will take place next year. The hour-long BOD meeting,...

Psychology department’s annual talent show raises money for scholarships

Bianca Santillan October 18, 2013

Students, professors and their family members showcased their talent on the USU Grand Salon's stage to raise scholarship funds for the Psychology Department on Wednesday. More than 40 performers of all...

Street Swag- how to dress in style for an interview

Street Swag- how to dress in style for an interview
Bianca Santillan October 2, 2013

In this episode of "Street Swag" Christina Moffitino shares fashion tips with CSUN students on how to dress for interviews and internships.

Black Organization Mixer informs students of club, sorority and fraternity involvement opportunities

Black Organization Mixer informs students of club, sorority and fraternity involvement opportunities
Bianca Santillan September 26, 2013

More than a dozen African-American formed organizations assembled in the USU Wednesday evening at the Black Student Organization Mixer to inform students about the clubs and programs offered to African-American...

Matador Mall vendor and war veteran shares his experience selling goods on campus

Matador Mall vendor and war veteran shares his experience selling goods on campus
Bianca Santillan September 23, 2013

CSUN Matador Mall vendor and Vietnam War veteran Stuart Sidwell tells how he began his career as a vendor and how his job works.

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