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10 tips on how to land your next job

10 tips on how to land your next job

Himerria Wortham

May 8, 2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on May 2, that businesses and professional services have added 75,000 jobs in April, the most jobs in more than two years, while the unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest it has been since 2008. Employers plan on hiring 7.6 percent more from the g...

Sterilizing women prisoners is denying a human a life, future and humanity

Sterilizing women prisoners is denying a human a life, future and humanity

Himerria Wortham

May 7, 2014

The California Senate Health Committee was presented with a bill on April 2 that aims to close loopholes that allowed for the sterilization of women prisoners without state approval. While this bill has not been passed yet, it is a step toward preventing the unjust treatment of women behind bars and r...

Unknown lethal injections are a cruel and unusual punishment

Unknown lethal injections are a cruel and unusual punishment

Himerria Wortham

April 30, 2014

*Update (4/30): On Tuesday night, Oklahoma death row inmate, Clayton Lockett, died due to a heart attack more than 40 minutes after receiving a  botched lethal injection. Lockett is another victim of being an experiment for testing lethal injections. Lockett's injection was mixed with three types...

Asian House to be renamed in honor of professor, mentor

Himerria Wortham

April 29, 2014

The Asian House that holds the Asian American Studies (AAS) Activities Center and the Women's Research and Resource Center (WRRC), will be renamed to the Glenn Omatsu House on April 29 in honor of professor Glenn Omatsu. Omatsu, an Education Opportunity Program (EOP) faculty mentoring program coordinator,...

H&M produces eco-friendly clothing for conscious consumers

H&M produces eco-friendly clothing for conscious consumers

Himerria Wortham

April 21, 2014

When shopping for environmentally-friendly products, people tend to pay more attention to the labels on their food and infant care products than the labels on clothes, according to Cotton Incorporated’s 2013 Environment Survey. Joanna Del Rosario, 19, freshman accounting major, looks at the price of h...

Orcas do not deserve to be canned like sardines

Orcas do not deserve to be canned like sardines

Himerria Wortham

April 14, 2014

"Blackfish" is a emotion evoking documentary following the story of a SeaWorld whale who is responsible for killing a trainer in 2010. The film has aired frequently on CNN since 2013 and thus far gained a wide audience raising concern for the treatment of orcas’ in captivity. It inspired Califor...

Traveling for spring break on a college budget

Traveling for spring break on a college budget

Himerria Wortham

April 3, 2014

Spring break is a great time to decompress from the stress of the semester by leaving the books at home and enjoying a mini vacation getaway. However, planning the trip starts with the fun of figuring out where to relax or party, and then finding the most convenient way to get there. For some, con...

Students react to the CSUN women’s basketball team’s win

Himerria Wortham

March 23, 2014

On March 16 the Matador women's basketball team defeated the Cal Poly Mustangs to make it to the NCAA conference. They will play the University of South Carolina Gamecocks on March 23. Here's what some CSUN students thought about their win.

Meet the multimedia future of photo sharing with Momentage

Meet the multimedia future of photo sharing with Momentage

Himerria Wortham

March 19, 2014

Amateur and professional photographers alike have increasingly more outlets to show how skilled they are with a simple phone camera. However, going beyond taking a photo, adding a filter and posting to social media, as with Instagram, can start to require a library of applications. Momentage is an...

LAPD detonate pipe bomb Devonshire and Reseda

Himerria Wortham

March 19, 2014

A pipe bomb was detonated by an LAPD bomb squad near the intersection Devonshire St. and Reseda Blvd., prompting an evacuation of the area Wednesday afternoon. LAPD North Hollywood Capt. Stephen Carmona told CBS 2 News that the bomb had been detonated at a location near the intersection. The incide...

Melrose Trading Post gives introverts the chance to people-watch and thrift shop

Melrose Trading Post gives introverts the chance to people-watch and thrift shop

Himerria Wortham

March 13, 2014

Introverts would make the best spies. Observation is their secret weapon and cafes, public transportation and malls are their battlefield. The Melrose Trading Post (MTP) is an outdoor shopping paradise for Angelenos of all walks of life and a perfect location for the introvert’s observational t...

CSUN parking lots showcase student hot rods and cool wheels

CSUN parking lots showcase student hot rods and cool wheels

Himerria Wortham

March 9, 2014

Time shall no longer be idly wasted waiting for parking. Instead of pouring energy into the parking lot rage, a glance toward the surrounding cars in parking structures and lots can turn into a free mini car exhibit. CSUN parking provides itself as a natural showroom for some pretty cool wheels. Wes...

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