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CSUN alumna launches her first book

CSUN alumna launches her first book

Mercedes Ortiz

November 17, 2013

With the purpose of maintaining her roots and keeping her culture alive, Stacey Nembhard, a CSUN alumna, launched her book “The Jamaican Linguist: I Remember When” at Coley’s Jamaica’s Best Cuisine on Saturday. There were about 50 guests at the event. Friends and family members got together to ...

CSUN community celebrates culture talent show with other CSUs

Mercedes Ortiz

November 11, 2013

More than 150 students and members of the CSUN community attended the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) talent show “Northridge by Night” on Sunday. Students from UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UC Riverside, and CSUN gathered together to show their talent and to support One Body Village, a non-pro...

Brown Center celebrates 10 years of aquatic healing

Brown Center celebrates 10 years of aquatic healing

Mercedes Ortiz

November 4, 2013

With the idea of helping the community, the Brown Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy was founded in 2003 and the CSUN community celebrated its 10th anniversary Saturday. The Abbott and Linda Brown Western Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy serves about 300 clients with different disabilities through ...

‘More Like You than Not’ event teaches CSUN community about autism

‘More Like You than Not’ event teaches CSUN community about autism

Mercedes Ortiz

October 21, 2013

The similarities between autistic and non-autistic students far outweigh the differences as discussed at the “More Like You than Not” event hosted by the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Saturday night. More than 230 attendees had the opportunity to learn about autism...

DEAF retreat helps improve communication within families

DEAF retreat helps improve communication within families

Mercedes Ortiz

October 14, 2013

>>> CORRECTION: In the story, “Deaf retreat improves communication,” which ran on Oct. 14, the DEAF Project coordinator's name is Rachel Friedman Narr. Also, the event was held for the parents of deaf and hard-of-hearing children ages 3 to 17. The DEAF Project, not the DEAF project o...

If signed into law, new abortion bills will allow non-physicians to perform abortions by medication or aspiration techniques

If signed into law, new abortion bills will allow non-physicians to perform abortions by medication or aspiration techniques

Mercedes Ortiz

September 15, 2013

Saturday afternoon, Heather Mechanic clutched her “8th Week of Life” abortion poster at the Odd Fellows Cemetery to remember the lives of more than 16,000 unborn children that were buried there. Mechanic and her husband traveled from San Diego to Los Angeles to participate in the National Day...

CSUN-al Gardening series educates community about importance of animal, plant wildlife

Mercedes Ortiz

September 8, 2013

>>>CORRECTION: The gardening workshop is called CSUN-al Gardening, not CSUN al-Gardening. The CSUN Botanic Garden hosted a gardening workshop last Saturday morning. The workshop was about converting a garden into an Audubon Habitat and was conducted in Chaparral Hall by Alan Pollack, chai...

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