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Sorority holds speed dating fundraiser

Sorority holds speed dating fundraiser

Christina Bennett

October 26, 2012

Story by Melody Cherchian CSUN’s Zeta Phi Beta sorority held their first “Love Rush” speed dating event on Thursday to help fundraise for the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission. Doors opened at 6:30 p.m. as students started making their way through the Grand Salon, where they signed in on...

Prop 37 may require labels on genetically modified foods

Christina Bennett

October 24, 2012

Californians are often stereotyped as health-nuts, but not all are going nuts for Proposition 37. When voters hit the polls in November, a ‘yes’ vote on Proposition 37 would usher in a new wave of food labeling regulation by mandating that genetically engineered foods or foods produced with ge...

Fall recipes for this cozy season

Fall recipes for this cozy season

Christina Bennett

October 17, 2012

Matadors, I challenge you to push your culinary boundaries. I challenge you build your recipe repertoire and invest time in trying out these recipes tailored for the fall season. College students may be penny pinchers, but why not splurge once a month on cooking a fancier meal for yourself or guests? Cooking...

Elections altered by voter boundaries

Christina Bennett

October 15, 2012

The lines are drawn, the districts are set and an election is waiting. Starting this year, the next decade of Californian politics will be shaped by districts decided by a citizen committee. Democrats have a chance to secure a supermajority in the State Senate by picking up two seats in November. The likeli...

Not taken by surprise with ‘Taken 2’

Christina Bennett

October 10, 2012

Four years ago when audiences discovered “Taken,” it took them by surprise with the leading character’s unapologetic quest to find his daughter. Unfortunately with “Taken 2,” predictability tramples on originality, and the gratification viewers received from the predecessor is gone. “Taken...

Students train with Michael Blanks in SRC Master Class

Students train with Michael Blanks in SRC Master Class

Christina Bennett

October 10, 2012

Story by Mayra Escobedo Students got an opportunity to workout with Michael Blanks Tuesday at the SRC. The Master Class with Blanks kicked off the five Masterclass series put together by the University Student Union that will go on this year. “We want to give students the opportunity to interact...

Campus alertness heightens after second gunman scare

Christina Bennett

September 26, 2012

>>CLARIFICATION: If plain clothes police officers were used for any police investigation, it would be at discretion of the chief of police and depend on factors unique to such situations. CSUN had its emergency confidence tested a year ago today when police were alerted to a possible gun...

USU Expressions Poetry Slam

USU Expressions Poetry Slam

Christina Bennett

September 26, 2012

Students gathered in the USU Games Room, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to enjoy open mic performers at the Expressions Poetry Slam event. The launch event for Expressions, hosted by CSUN alum Sean Hill, also included auditions for the CSUN poetry slam team. Typically, at Expressions, students can perform spoken...

Some degrees pay off better than others

Christina Bennett

September 24, 2012

In an economy teetering on the edge of stability and an uncertain future for CSUs, students may worry whether they will find a job. But even with a degree, students might find that their respective major does not guarantee economic security. The top-10 college majors that pay the most are all in math...

One Amazing Community to spread message of hope

One Amazing Community to spread message of hope

Christina Bennett

September 23, 2012

One Amazing Community, an event hosted by the CSUN volunteer group Unified We Serve, will spotlight a diverse panel of speakers whose life stories inspire the community and encourage connections with others, according to Latanza Price, program assistant for Unified We Serve. The group of 11 speak...

Alumni Garrett Underwood helps homeless through his clothing company

Alumni Garrett Underwood helps homeless through his clothing company

Christina Bennett

September 13, 2012

Garrett Underwood, 24, a recent CSUN graduate in kinesiology, has made it his goal to send out positive messages through the apparel he designs for his company Malachi Clothing.Underwood remembers how he came up on his inspiration like it was yesterday. A man approached him outside the supermarket and asked him to b...

Alumni Garrett Underwood helps homeless through his clothing company

Alumni Garrett Underwood helps homeless through his clothing company

Christina Bennett

September 11, 2012

Garrett Underwood, 24, a recent CSUN graduate in kinesiology, has made it his goal to send out positive messages through the apparel he designs for his company Malachi Clothing.Underwood remembers how he came up on his inspiration like it was yesterday. A man approached him outside the supermarket and asked him to buy drugs. U...

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