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These five apps will help you manage your student life

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Leeza Maisyan

April 17, 2018

College can be stressful. You might be lost in some of your classes, having no idea what the professor is even saying at times. You might be trying to figure out how to manage work, school, fitness and your social life. Here are five apps that will help you manage your student life. Pacifica It comes ...

Text to 911 updates with more features to come

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Leeza Maisyan

February 21, 2018

Update: The original piece was updated to include the perspective of Nicholas Sanchez. For years, Nicholas Sanchez, who is deaf, has waited for Text 911 technology. In August 2017, the CSUN Department of Police Services had a soft roll out of its new Text to 911 system. Students are allowed to cont...

Weekly Picks: Hikes, bars, and a concert for a cause!

Leeza Maisyan

February 14, 2018

It’s only the fourth week of school, and you’re already looking for a break, aren’t you? It’s okay; you’re not the only one. Pick from a concert, to arts and crafts, and even hit up a bar to take care of those “is it spring break yet?” blues! Wednesday, February 14t...

Governor Jerry Brown’s last year

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Leeza Maisyan

February 13, 2018

It is Jerry Brown’s last year as governor of California. Brown was elected as California’s 34th governor in 1975. He’s been a governor twice, as well as an attorney general, mayor of Oakland, secretary of state, state Democratic Party chairman and a three-time candidate for president. Du...

Weekly Picks: Fetty Wap Concert, Valentine’s Day at Skyspace LA, and more!

Weekly Picks: Fetty Wap Concert, Valentine's Day at Skyspace LA, and more!

Leeza Maisyan

January 30, 2018

  Wednesday, Jan. 31st Have you ever failed a test or been in a relationship that ultimately failed at some point in your life? If you answered ‘yes,’ then you have to check out the Museum of Failure! The two-month exhibit is open now until Feb. 4, 2018, where you’ll learn about frozen b...

Officer body cameras — How useful are they?

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Leeza Maisyan

January 29, 2018

On Nov. 9, 2017, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Samuel Lee, left a Van Nuys courtroom after a defense attorney showed LAPD body cam footage that proved Lee’s testimony was false. The video, recorded on April 16, 2017, showed Officer Lee arresting Ronald Shields, 52, for a felony hit and r...

Note taking tips to improve your study habits

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Leeza Maisyan

January 23, 2018

There are so many factors that go into a class that could either make it dreadful or enjoyable. There’s the subject, the teacher and something often overlooked – class notes. Class notes play a huge role in the student’s study life and can be a significant tool to help them understan...

Alcohol now sold at CSUN sporting events

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Leeza Maisyan

January 19, 2018

Getting a beer during a CSUN sports game just became easier. The prior prohibition on the sale and service of alcoholic beverages at athletic events was superseded. Executive order 1109 now allows CSU campuses to do so responsibly. This change was made, as CSUN Athletics wanted to improve the fan exper...

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