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20 years after Northridge earthquake, CSUN is ‘not just back, better’

FILE PHOTO - The 1994 Earthquake has destroyed Parking Structure C on Jan. 17, 1994 in Northridge, Calif.
John Saringo-Rodriguez January 17, 2014

It was 4:30 a.m., a time when most are sound asleep in their beds. Then, in an instant, the lives of those in the San Fernando Valley changed forever on Jan. 17, 1994 when the area was ambushed by 10...

Undocumented students and their allies urge CSUN for a resource center

Undocumented students and their allies urge CSUN for a resource center
John Saringo-Rodriguez December 13, 2013

>>> CORRECTION: Economics major and undocumented student is named David Gonzalez, not David Gonzales. Passions flared as CSUN’s immigrant rights advocacy group Dreams To Be Heard (DTBH) expressed...

Students learn the ropes of BDSM sex culture

Students learn the ropes of BDSM sex culture
John Saringo-Rodriguez December 8, 2013

Bondage, discipline, domination, submission, sadism and masochism (BDSM) are occasionally practiced by 5-10 percent of Americans, according to a report by the Kinsey Institute. “Human sexuality helps...

30th Annual CSUN Powwow attracts hundreds from the community

30th Annual CSUN Powwow attracts hundreds from the community
John Saringo-Rodriguez November 30, 2013

American Indian dancers and singers wore their intricately-patterned garb and gave traditional performances for the hundreds of spectators during the 30th Annual CSUN Powwow. The event was hosted...

Studies show depression affects academic progress, causes stress and chemical imbalance

Studies show depression affects academic progress, causes stress and chemical imbalance
John Saringo-Rodriguez November 21, 2013

There are many myths associated with depression. As mentioned in the article “7 Myths of Depression,” people often misinterpret depression as a phase that is not serious and will fade over time....

LGBTQA students learn teamwork skills at retreat

LGBTQA students learn teamwork skills at retreat
John Saringo-Rodriguez November 18, 2013

As a diverse group of CSUN students made an abrupt stop beside Lake Webb, the rush of wind caused ripples in the water to take shape. It is tradition for CSUN’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,...

Unified We Serve displays donations on the steps of the Oviatt Library

Unified We Serve displays donations on the steps of the Oviatt Library
John Saringo-Rodriguez November 14, 2013

For those living below poverty or working with a low income, a well-balanced meal may be a luxury. One cannot truly comprehend the value of a can of beans or a hand-me-down sweater unless one has also...

Organizations remember the lives lost to suicide at LGBTQA Candlelight Vigil

Organizations remember the lives lost to suicide at LGBTQA Candlelight Vigil
John Saringo-Rodriguez October 26, 2013

Suicide is the second leading cause of death on college campuses, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CSUN’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Queer Alliance (LGBTQA)...

Street Swag: Costumes on the fly

Street Swag: Costumes on the fly
John Saringo-Rodriguez October 24, 2013

Cute or creepy: these are usually the typical college Halloween costumes. Some people find purchasing the costume in a bag the way to go. For you “Mean Girls” fans, it’s the excuse to wear lingerie,...

Students dream of a resource center

Students dream of a resource center
John Saringo-Rodriguez October 16, 2013

“Go back to your country!” is often heard from anti-immigrant activists. Phrases such as these have a long-lasting effect on students and society as a whole. Immigration has always been a hot-button...

LA AIDS Walk attracts a crowd of 25,000, including 250 CSUN volunteers

LA AIDS Walk attracts a crowd of 25,000, including 250 CSUN volunteers
John Saringo-Rodriguez October 14, 2013

Unified We Serve (UWS), CSUN’s volunteer program, gathered hundreds of CSUN students to participate in the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles where they raised nearly $2.5 million for HIV/AIDS research...

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