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Useful tips you need in an event of an earthquake

Useful tips you need in an event of an earthquake

Michelle Dominguez

January 17, 2014

It’s 5 a.m. and you’re sleeping soundly when suddenly you wake up to the sounds of crashing plates and rattling windows. Instinctively you rush out of bed only to find that the ground is shaking profusely. Keeping your balance seems impossible. You’ll spend the next few minutes ducking under a tabl...

Pancakes and silent disco at annual “Final Flip”

Michelle Dominguez

December 3, 2013

The last three weeks of the semester have arrived, which means finals are fast approaching. In an effort to keep students motivated and mentally stimulated during finals, the annual “Final Flip” will be taking place today at 8 p.m. Associated Students (A.S.) will provide free food and games to st...

Where students can go to give back this Thanksgiving holiday

Where students can go to give back this Thanksgiving holiday

Michelle Dominguez

November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving is the time when students pack their bags and make their way home to feast on oven roasted turkey legs and munch on sliced pumpkin pie. As they spend time with their loved ones, many are thankful for having a warm and safe place to reside. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of others who ...

“Operation Comedy” brings healing laughter to the CSUN Pub

“Operation Comedy” brings healing laughter to the CSUN Pub

Michelle Dominguez

November 24, 2013

Packed to capacity, the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) welcomed stand-up  comedians from Operation Comedy to the CSUN Pub and Grill Friday night. Operation Comedy is a free comedy show for veterans and its mission is to provide the healing power of laughter to those serving the country. All their comedians are veterans of the war, each stemming from a diff...

CSUN community reactions to typhoon disaster in Philippines

Michelle Dominguez

November 13, 2013

President Dianne F. Harrison shared her condolences toward the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan to the CSUN community via email Tuesday. Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines four days ago, has a projected death toll of 10,000 people and has displaced more than 600,000. The giant waves were some of the strongest ever recorded ...

From soldier to student: Veteran finds a home at CSUN

From soldier to student: Veteran finds a home at CSUN

Michelle Dominguez

November 11, 2013

Waking up to an empty house, veteran Tomas Diaz whips up a bowl of cereal and snatches his keys as he strolls outside. Inside his car he enthusiastically turns the ignition key and backs up out of his driveway. It’s his first day at CSUN. Eager to get to class, he treks across campus and ar...

Get your B.A. at community college

Get your B.A. at community college

Michelle Dominguez

November 4, 2013

College is difficult. That is a fact. From classes to parking permits, every small detail is a pest to think about but in order to receive that coveted bachelor's degree. This is what we have to endure, right? Not necessarily. Very soon there might not be a need to transfer to a four-year institution. Wh...

Greeks compete for Mr. CSUN title at fraternity pageant

Greeks compete for Mr. CSUN title at fraternity pageant

Michelle Dominguez

November 4, 2013

Fraternity brothers competed for the chance to be named Mr. CSUN at the Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII) annual charity event in Plaza del Sol Performance Hall Friday. Similar to pageants such as Miss Universe or Miss USA, the week-long event helped raise money for the Juvenile Arthritis Research Foundation. Three judges sat alongside the stage, armed with a pen and paper. T...

Nearly 170 students attend 1920s-themed Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Nearly 170 students attend 1920s-themed Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Michelle Dominguez

October 27, 2013

Nearly 170 students traveled through time to the 1920s Friday night at the annual Murder Mystery Dinner Show. The yearly event sold out and was glamorized into the prohibition era. Think “Great Gatsby.” The Northridge Center was turned into a lively speakeasy called the Switchfoot. The improvi...

Learn how to make a quick and easy study snack to power through midterms

Learn how to make a quick and easy study snack to power through midterms

Michelle Dominguez

October 23, 2013

This quick and easy-to-make banana and peanut butter quesadilla will help keep students' bellies full and minds awake as they study for midterms.

What minimum wage means to one student

What minimum wage means to one student

Michelle Dominguez

October 22, 2013

Everyday at 6 a.m. Miguel Cortez hits the alarm clock and wakes up from his heavy slumber. As he sleepily slithers across the living room floor to his kitchen, he franticly grabs a bite to eat. Then, pushing himself out of the house toward his car door, he sits inside and takes a deep breath. It’s time to go to work...

Students glean wisdom from business professionals at annual Speed Career Mentoring

Students glean wisdom from business professionals at annual Speed Career Mentoring

Michelle Dominguez

October 22, 2013

Students were given the opportunity to glean wisdom from engineering and business professionals at the second annual Career Speed Mentoring event Tuesday evening. Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) established their first meet and greet in 2010 after being inspired by the cultural phenomenon ...

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