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Community college students struggle to transfer

Community college students struggle to transfer

Mayra Escobedo

December 3, 2012

Community college students are being shut out of classes by other students who continuously drop courses after the add deadlines. “I remember the first days in my speech class there were people standing around trying to add, but in a few weeks, a little less than half of the class dropped,...

Students pursue their passion despite employment uncertainty

Mayra Escobedo

December 3, 2012

With the state of the economy, rising tuition fees and student loans, some students are majoring in fields that will bring along the financial security that comes with a high salary. Despite that, students are still choosing majors with lower starting salaries. They are putting more priority on majoring...

CSUN community honors those lost with candlelight memorial

Mayra Escobedo

November 28, 2012

A panel on resources available to students on campus and a candlelight memorial was held Wednesday to remember those that have died by suicide and honor survivors of either depression or suicide as part of Beat the Blues Week. Representatives from the University Counseling Services, CSUN Helpline, Pride Ce...

Psychology professor touts “I Can I Will” philosophy

Mayra Escobedo

November 26, 2012

Psychology professor Dr. Frederick Elias spoke to students about the philosophy behind his book “I Can I Will: Dynamics for Personal Success” as part of Beat the Blues Week Monday. The I Can I Will philosophy is motivational for increasing your self-esteem, managing your emotions and avoiding...

CSUN’s Pride Center celebrates Trans Awarenes week

Mayra Escobedo

November 14, 2012

>>CORRECTION: This article misidentified Carolyn Marie and Jason as Vice when in fact their last name is Weis. It also used the term "transgendered," when it should have said transgender man or woman. "Transgendered" implies either a noun; "A transgendered person" which denotes an affliction...

Tide of activism ebbs, flows on campus

Mayra Escobedo

November 13, 2012

For 10 days CSUN student activists went without food, only consuming water, fruit and vegetable juice three times a day waiting for a list of demands to be met. Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, another group of students set up tents on the lawn in front of the Oviatt Library to educate...

CSUN mentors honored at awards ceremony

Mayra Escobedo

November 6, 2012

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and Faculty Mentor Program (FMP) honored four CSUN faculty and staff members with the 2012 Don Dorsey Excellence in Mentoring Awards Tuesday. The event, held in Sierra Hall’s Whitsett Room, honored Bradley McAuliff, psychology professor, Bridget Sampson, c...

College of Education holds networking event for students and faculty

Mayra Escobedo

October 30, 2012

The Equity and Student Affairs Committee from the college of education held their “Fall back in love with the COE” event to give students and faculty an opportunity to network with each other Tuesday. The event was put together as a way to welcome students back and give them an opportunity to...

CSU ventures into cyberspace

Mayra Escobedo

October 29, 2012

California State University will be launching a service to house online versions of degree programs currently offered at CSU campuses, providing access to students who were unable to complete their degrees. A pilot program of Cal State Online will launch in January before launching a bigger program...

Students sing their hearts out at USU’s Karaoke Night

Mayra Escobedo

October 26, 2012

Students belted out songs the best they could for the USU Games Room Karaoke Competition Thursday night, battling it out for three secret prizes. The event is put together by the Commercial Services Department and the USU to bring students together, showcase their talent and socialize said Ashley...

Popular trainer offers students master class at CSUN

Popular trainer offers students master class at CSUN

Mayra Escobedo

October 9, 2012

Students got an opportunity to workout with Michael Blanks Tuesday at the SRC. The Master Class with Blanks kicked off the five Masterclass series put together by the University Student Union that will go on this year. “We want to give students the opportunity to interact with a high profil...

Students participate in banned book reading

Mayra Escobedo

October 3, 2012

Students from the First Amendment Tutorial held a Banned Book Readout celebrating their freedom to read and the 30th anniversary of the American Library Association’s Banned Book Week on Wednesday. They read excerpts from the “Twilight” series, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” “The Hu...

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