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Students get crafty, paint piggy banks at USU

Elizabeth Ohanian December 5, 2013

Students walking by the CSUN Mercantile Exchange on Thursday afternoons can see projects being created at the weekly Craft Corner. This week’s Craft Corner, the last of the semester, will allow students...

Stopout, a growing and concerning trend among college students

Stopout, a growing and concerning trend among college students
Elizabeth Ohanian December 3, 2013

The term college dropout describes a student who decides college isn’t working out the way they thought it would so they leave and never look back. However, a new report shows that a college “stopout”...

A.S. passes resolution to allow rent-a-car service on campus

A.S. passes resolution to allow rent-a-car service on campus
Elizabeth Ohanian December 2, 2013

CSUN Associated Students (A.S.) passed a resolution this Monday to provide the services of Zipcar on campus. Zipcar is a car rental service that allows students to rent a car of their choice either...

University official confirms graduation changes at A.S. meeting

University official confirms graduation changes at A.S. meeting
Elizabeth Ohanian November 25, 2013

  >>>CORRECTION: A final decision has not yet been made regarding the use of the Oviatt Lawn. Seats will be added to accommodate guests but it won't be 500,000 as stated in the article. CSUN...

Remedial classes may not be the right answer for college students

Remedial classes may not be the right answer for college students
Elizabeth Ohanian November 18, 2013

Robert Gomez, 19, sophomore business major at CSUN, feels discouraged by the remedial, also known as supplemental instruction, work required for him. “I feel like quitting a lot of the time because...

Professor advocates using technology as teaching tool at AS meeting

Professor advocates using technology as teaching tool at AS meeting
Elizabeth Ohanian November 18, 2013

An associate professor in the CSUN Health Science Department made a special presentation about her course redesign at this week’s Associated Students (A.S.) meeting. Sloane Burke focused her presentation...

CSU Health Education representative teaches AS about healthcare options for students

CSU Health Education representative teaches AS about healthcare options for students
Elizabeth Ohanian November 4, 2013

A representative from the CSU Health Education program attended this week’s Associated Students meeting to further educate the senate on new healthcare laws that will take effect at the start of 2014. Valerie...

A.S. approves resolution to provide healthcare information to campus community

A.S. approves resolution to provide healthcare information to campus community
Elizabeth Ohanian October 28, 2013

CSUN Associated Students (A.S.) approved a resolution to provide the campus community with more information on new healthcare options available for both students and their families. During this week’s...

CSUN Matador Bike Shop still in development

CSUN Matador Bike Shop still in development
Elizabeth Ohanian October 27, 2013

Last semester, CSUN Associated Students announced during a meeting that a new resource would be added to the campus. The Matador Bicycle Shop has been in the works since May of this year and will be...

A.S. informed of future Wellness Center

A.S. informed of future Wellness Center
Elizabeth Ohanian October 21, 2013

>>>CORRECTION: Kingson Leung is the coordinator of special initiatives for the USU, not the SRC. Plans for the new $4.1 million CSUN Wellness Center were presented to the Associated Students...

A.S. business senator resigns, organization grant decreased

A.S. business senator resigns, organization grant decreased
Elizabeth Ohanian October 14, 2013

Following a heated debate, Associated Students (A.S.) voted not to pass an amendment awarding the Urban Planning Students of Northridge more than $1,000 for an upcoming event. The Urban Planning Students...

A.S. grants nearly $5,000 to university organizations

A.S. grants nearly $5,000 to university organizations
Elizabeth Ohanian October 7, 2013

Associated Students (A.S.) allocated money to three different organizations during Monday’s meeting. They allocated $1,025 to Pi Kappa Phi for their “War of Roses” event. According to Pi Kappa...

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