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Christmas Shopping Ideas for CSUN Students

Christmas Shopping Ideas for CSUN Students

Karin Abcarians

December 4, 2017

It’s the holiday season and we’re all beginning, or nearing the end, of our Christmas gift list shopping. It’s not easy shopping on a budget and it’s not easy finding the right gifts to buy the people in your life. But this list below will help ease the stress of gift finding fo...

Fake instructor degrees and lying on resumes

Fake instructor degrees and lying on resumes

Karin Abcarians

November 29, 2017

When students go to school, they expect to be taught by instructors who were educated in the field they’re teaching in. Sometimes that isn’t the case and a professor slips through the cracks and makes their way into becoming an educator with a fake degree and fake qualifications on their re...

Weekly Picks: John Waters, Super Smash Bros, Holiday Cards and more

Weekly Picks: John Waters, Super Smash Bros, Holiday Cards and more

Karin Abcarians

November 28, 2017

Games Room: Super Smash Brothers TournamentWednesday, 11/29Challenge other CSUN students and your friends to a fun "Super Smash Bros." tournament! The winner receives a $25 Visa gift card. You must register on this day at the Games Room.6 to 9 p.m.FreeGames Room, University Student UnionChris Rock: To...

The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout

Karin Abcarians

November 19, 2017

The Great American Smokeout happens every year on the third Thursday of November and it’s the day for people who plan to quit smoking or need an extra push to quit. Some also use this day to celebrate however long they’ve been able to go without smoking.TimerCap is a stopwatch that is on top...

A conversation with ‘Becoming Johanna’ director Jonathan Skurnik

A conversation with ‘Becoming Johanna’ director Jonathan Skurnik

Karin Abcarians

November 13, 2017

“How does it feel when your mom prays every day for you to be someone else?” "Becoming Johanna" chronicles the story of Johanna Clearwater, a 16-year-old transgender Latina and the struggles she faces in her life.The director, Jonathan Skurnik, is a documentary producer, director and cin...

Weekly Picks: Cupcakes, Exercising, Lights and More

Weekly Picks: Cupcakes, Exercising, Lights and More

Karin Abcarians

November 7, 2017

Trans Awareness Week: TransVisible: Bamby Salcedo’s Story Screening with Bamby SalcedoWednesday, 11/15Bamby Salcedo is a transgender activist who focuses on race, gender, sexuality, HIV+ status, immigration and much more. This is a screening of the movie on her life and she will talk about it....

The vital role social media plays with college students

The vital role social media plays with college students

Karin Abcarians

November 7, 2017

Look around - is there someone on their phone right now? Perhaps they’re checking Twitter, on Facebook, thing picture of their food for Instagram or sending a Snapchat to someone?We live in a society that communicates mainly through social media apps, but is that a good thing? Is social media a n...

Weekly Picks: Wine, Yoga, Aircrafts and more

Weekly Picks: Wine, Yoga, Aircrafts and more

Karin Abcarians

October 30, 2017

BTBW: Yoga on the LawnWednesday, 11/1Yoga mats will be provided for everyone. This is the perfect way to get some relaxation and calming into your life as the semester continues to get more intense.12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.FreeBayramian LawnBTBW: The Power of Pausing: Mindfulness & BeyondThursday, 11/2This wo...

Different music genres can help with the exhaustion of studying

Different music genres can help with the exhaustion of studying

Karin Abcarians

October 25, 2017

Midterms, finals, quizzes and tests are incredibly stressful, and students frantically try to memorize terms, formulas as well as read their textbooks, but there is something can make the exhaustion of studying a bit more tolerable and that is music.Music tends to be a nice calming mechanism studying. Studen...

Weekly Picks: John Carpenter, Dog Costume Contest, Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con

Weekly Picks: John Carpenter, Dog Costume Contest, Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con

Karin Abcarians

October 24, 2017

Bruce Campbell’s Last Fan Standing Wednesday, 10/25 Join Bruce Campbell as he talks about as well as signs copies of his new book, Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor, and hosts this show which takes places at Wizard World conventions. Four contestants will answer trivia...

Weekly Picks: Expressions, Beer, Donuts and Actors’ Showcase

Weekly Picks: Expressions, Beer, Donuts and Actors’ Showcase

Karin Abcarians

October 19, 2017

ExpressionsWednesday, 10/18This is the best place to share your creative side with a poem, song or any other kind of expressive art. You also have the chance to win prizes, courtesy of a raffle, if you perform.8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.FreeGames Room, University Student UnionLatin American Artists in the M...

Weekly Picks: Halloween Events Edition

Weekly Picks: Halloween Events Edition

Karin Abcarians

October 9, 2017

Halloween Horror NightsWednesday, 10/11It’s the go-to place for October. Different mazes featuring the best figures and stories in horror. Fun for all your friends and family, if they aren’t scared of enduring scary stuff!7:00 p.m.$89Other prices availableUniversal Studios and CityWalk100 ...

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