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Actress AnnaLynne McCord shares story of surviving sexual assault for S.A.A.F.E week

Actress AnnaLyyne McCord speaks to students at CSUN as part of S.A.A.F.E. week. Photo credit: Amanda Reveles

Dena White

April 21, 2015

At first glance, AnnaLynne McCord looks like the Hollywood ideal: a tall, thin, striking blonde with perfect hair and fashion magazine style - but, what you would probably never guess is that she was sexually assaulted, in her own bed, by one of her closest friends. Project D.A.T.E chose McCord as...

Lecture gives students the tools to prevent sexual assault and be an active bystander

Dena White

April 20, 2015

As part of CSUN’s annual Sexual Assault Awareness For Everyone Week, Project D.A.T.E. presented a lecture to educate students on the difference between a bystander and an active bystander, as well as how this small shift in knowledge can make a significant difference in preventing assault in so...

S.A.A.F.E week teaches students about CSUN’s sexual assault resources

Project D.A.T.E. Secretary, Kimberly Ramirez, was available to answer questions and inform at the organization's S.A.A.F.E. Week booth on Monday. Photo credit: Dena White

Dena White

April 20, 2015

The first thing that Lucy Le, student instructor for Project D.A.T.E, wants people to know is that the organization she represents is not a dating service; the second, and most important message, is that sexual assault is not just a female issue, or a man hating issue - it’s everyone’s is...

Deadline approaches for students to complete “Agent of Change”

Dena White

April 16, 2015

Last month, students received an email from CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison, Ph.D. requiring completion of "Agent of Change," an online education course that provides information about sexual violence and provides opportunities to practice skills for preventing sexual violence, or have a hold placed on...

Even in death, Lauren Hill brought life to everything she was a part of

Dena White

April 14, 2015

Mount St. Joseph’s University freshman Lauren Hill lived her life with two goals in mind: to play as many games as possible on her college women’s basketball team and to bring national awareness and increased funding for cancer research. On Friday, April 10, Hill died having accomplished both...

Apple’s stretch from tech to fashion is not very promising

The Apple Watch is set to go on sale April 24. (Photo courtesy Apple/TNS)

Dena White

April 2, 2015

As a consumer that is very much a fan of Apple products, I'm not convinced that the Apple watch will live up to its hype.A glossy magazine spread in the spring issue of Vogue and a worldwide press conference are standard operating procedures for launching a couture collection. However earlier this mo...

Theatre CSUN’s “The Drowsy Chaperone” shines at the VPAC

Award winning musical heads to CSUN campus.
Photo Credit: Efren Delgadillo

Dena White

March 24, 2015

There’s nothing like watching a musical – talented performers, beautiful costumes and catchy choruses virtually whisk the audience away from their day to day lives for a time, returning them to reality with a happy afterglow and humming the show-stopping chorus. CSUN’s production of Tony Award-winning...

“The Drowsy Chaperone” Brings the Lights of Broadway to CSUN’s VPAC.

The Tony-Award winning musical

Dena White

March 18, 2015

CSUN’s Theatre Department’s first Broadway musical is living true to the old theater adage, “the show must go on.” Despite a New York snowstorm holding a key piece of scenery hostage, adjusting to a new theatre in the middle of rehearsals and the challenges of sandwiching their show into the...

A “Celebration of Life” Honors Dr. Jean E. Daniels, Founder of CSUN MSW Program

Dena White

March 3, 2015

Friends, family and colleagues gathered Monday morning to participate in a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Jean E. Daniels. Each speaker recounted a personal story illustrating Daniels’ impact on their lives – some stories were funny, some poignant - but all had a common thread: t...

The DUFF: YA Novel to Teen Classic Comedy

The DUFF: YA Novel to Teen Classic Comedy

Dena White

February 24, 2015 They say that there are no original stories left out there, but Hollywood has struck gold recently, when mining the Young Adult novel category for movies. “The Fault in Our Stars,” “Hunger Games,” and now “The DUFF” are examples of YA literature...

Contaminated Scope Blamed for UCLA Superbug Virus Spread to Cedars-Sinai

Dena White

February 23, 2015

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reported today that four patients receiving treatment at the hospital have been infected with the same super virus that killed two patients last month at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center and now the FDA is reporting to CNN that the manufacturer never received clearance to...

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