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Helping and not helping: Michelle Obama and Pastor Eddie Long

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September 27, 2010

HELPING: Michelle Obama With the launch of her new campaign, “Let’s Move” against childhood obesity, first lady Michelle Obama is taking actions in to her own hands and encouraging our youth to eat healthier and stay active. I believe this campaign is necessary. Our children today are becoming...

California should ban outdoor smoking

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September 22, 2010

Arguing for the government: Toppacio Rodriguez California should ban smoking in outdoor areas because of the health issues it causes towards other people. Before 2007, smoke-free laws did not protect more than 94 percent of the worlds’ population of nonsmokers, but then in 2008, the number went ...

Long distance relationship vs. Greek life

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September 22, 2010

Question: Dear Life & Style, I’m currently in a long distance relationship with a wonderful guy, and things are going great. However, I’m new to CSUN and want to make the most out of my college experience by getting invovled. I’m considering joining a sorority, but I’m a little hesistant because I am not sure how it will affect m...

Forget Waldo, where is our education?

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September 21, 2010

Lately, I can’t help but picture this giant, animalistic creature of barbaric characteristics stomping around California snatching each and every communitycollege and university in its path, ripping the foundations of these institutions straight up off the ground, and taking bite after bite bef...

Letter to the editor

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September 21, 2010

Dear Miss Jacqueline Espinosa, Though your article is both eloquent and precise, it only shows one side of the story. Unfortunately you did not take the time out to ask a student who has been homeschooled. Saying that home schooling offers “special needs services, (but if) a student (does) not fit...

Helping and not helping

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September 20, 2010

HELPING: Santa Monica Santa Monica officials are expanding the law which bans smoking in certain areas in an effort to control second-hand smoke. Residents living in apartment complexes and condominiums are unable to light up anywhere within 25 feet of a neighbor’s windows, doors or vents. Many...

Homeschool isn’t the same as school

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September 19, 2010

Have you ever asked yourself “How important is an education?” or “How essential it is in a person’s life?” Education is having the ability to obtain everyday knowledge and having the ability to grow towards higher goals. In today’s society there are two major types of education, public school...

Letter to the editor

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September 19, 2010

Dear Editor, I was on campus the other day walking behind two math professors when one loudly proclaimed to the other, “What’s the point of hiring a bunch of people who publish things in journals that nobody reads?” As a math graduate student eagerly exploring ideas for a possible thesis...

Packers, not Vikings, to win NFC North

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September 8, 2010

For those who love the “frozen tundra,” “Monsters of the Midway” and smash mouth football, a preview of the NFC North, the coldest division in professional sports, is sure to excite the football crazies. Detroit Lions - In a minuscule effort to build anticipation, let us begin with the team that is sure to end up in last place, once ...

Disneyland should allow employees to wear religious attire while at work

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September 8, 2010

Arguing for the government: Cassandra Thieme When Disneyland forced employee Imane Boudlal to remove her hijab while at work, they committed discrimination—our long-standing fight since settlement here in America. Many settlers came to America in order to escape religious persecution and live in a fr...

New CSUN baseball head coach Matt Curtis tries to build team character

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September 7, 2010

For Matador baseball, the last few seasons have been anything but triumphant. After being marred with yet another losing season in the Big West (9-15), the CSUN athletics department realized it was time for a change. For Northridge, that change has come in new head coach Matt Curtis. Curtis, a Fresno State University assistant coach and former minor league player for the Los...

Best Bets

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September 6, 2010

What: Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective When: June 6 - Sept. 20, Monday and Friday (11 a.m. - 5 p.m.); Saturday and Sunday (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.) Where: LACMA, 8687 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069 Price: Free For more info: Call (310) 289-5223 What: The Original Long Beach Lobster Festival When: Friday,...

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