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Africana studies students showcase multimedia projects

Tom Spencer pictured at podium

Michele Rodriguez

December 10, 2016

As part of their final project, Africana Studies 115 students held a multimedia showcase in the Grand Salon on Thursday, covering a variety of topics.The bi-annual showcase displayed the final multimedia projects of four AFRS 115 sections on laptops, with the top-voted projects presented before the entir...

Sports Calendar 11/30-12/6

Sports calendar illustration

Michele Rodriguez

November 29, 2016

Thursday, Dec. 1Women's Basketball @ Northern Arizona, 10 a.m.Saturday, Dec 3Women's Basketball v. Eastern Washington, 6:30 p.mMen's Basketball vs. Idaho State, 4 p.m.Monday, Dec 5Men's Basketball @ St. John's, 3:30 p.m.

Low income and first-generation students overcome feelings of guilt

Girl holds up balloon for blues project that says,

Michele Rodriguez

November 16, 2016

There are many resources today that are provided to students which allow them to attend college, however, there is still a feeling of displacement and guilt that comes to first-generation and low-income students, called "achievement guilt."University Counseling Services counselor Aleska Hogan is a firs...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: The Great Los Angeles Walk, L.A. Zoo Lights, Hot Tub Comedy Show

Photo shows 3 chimpanzees

Michele Rodriguez

November 16, 2016

Wednesday, Nov. 16Native Sketch Comedy Showcase @ Comedy Central Stage at the HudsonDone in conjunction with L.A. Skins Fest, a local Native American film festival, the event gives a voice to Native people in comedy and entertainment.1 p.m. and 8 p.m.Free with RSVP6539 Santa Monica Blvd.Los Angeles, CA ...

Beat the Blues with the BLUES Project

Two blue pinwheels are shown on the Oviatt Lawn

Michele Rodriguez

November 14, 2016

According to Healthline, nearly half of all students in college experience symptoms of depression. From deadlines and exams to living alone for the first time, many students find their stress increasing and may find it hard to cope. The BLUES Project at CSUN consists of a group of peer educators who aim ...

Sports Calendar 11/1-11/8

Illustration shows a Calandar behind various female athletes

Michele Rodriguez

November 1, 2016

Tuesday, Nov. 1Women's Volleyball vs. UC Riverside, 7 p.m.Women's Golf @ Colby Invitational, All DayThursday, Nov. 3Women's Soccer @ Long Beach State, 5 p.m.Friday, Nov. 4Women's Basketball vs. The Master's College, 7 p.m.Men's Golf @ Ka'anapali Invitational, All DaySaturday, Nov. 5Men's Volleyball vs. Alumni,...

MEChA celebrates Dia de Los Muertos

Photo shows an altar displaying handmade skulls and a paper jackolantern

Michele Rodriguez

October 31, 2016

With Dia de Los Muertos approaching this Tuesday, Moviemiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan (MEChA) celebrated with their annual Day of the Dead event Friday night. The CSUN Chicanx House was decorated with ofrendas, or altars honoring the dead, made by students. Each altar featured vibrant colors an...

Attempted kidnapping reported to be ‘unfounded’

outside of police department services building

Michele Rodriguez

October 25, 2016

The attempted kidnapping that took place on Sept. 27 involving a CSUN student was concluded to be false, according to CSUN Department of Police Services. In an email sent out around noon today, the department of police services declared the claim to be "unfounded," stating the incident did not take...

Local Flavor: Favorite Mom and Pop Shops

Barista preparing orders

Michele Rodriguez

October 9, 2016

There's no doubt students across campus have their own picks for Northridge's best food stops. With flavor opportunities on every corner, students have an array of local eateries to choose from. For a relaxing bite to eat, students can head over to Gayle's Perks on Nordhoff and Balboa. The quiet coffeeshop...

Social justice activist, Susan Burton speaks about the injustices of women in prison

Prison detainees shown

Michele Rodriguez

October 5, 2016

Students gathered in the Whitest Room on Wednesday to watch social justice activist Susan Burton speak on the injustices former incarcerated women face. Burton operates a program called A New Way of Life that allows formerly incarcerated individuals, mainly women, to re-enter society with proper resources...

Tuesday news wrap-up

The SoCalGas Aliso Canyon Storage facility

Michele Rodriguez

September 13, 2016

LOCAL Southern California Gas Co. has reached a $4 million settlement to resolve criminal charges regarding the leak at the Aliso Canyon Gas Storage Facility. The settlement is meant to implement new, extensive safety measures and requires that the site be tested and monitored by an outside company. The ga...

Remembering Amy Denissen

Close up of Amy Dennisen

Michele Rodriguez

September 8, 2016

CSUN sociology professor Amy Denissen died in May at the age of 43 after a six-year journey with ovarian cancer. Denissen's academic passions surrounded the sociological aspects of gender, sexuality, and labor. She contributed extensive research to these topics, particularly focusing on women in...

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