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Student voices: Maintaining heritage languages

Negin Daneshfar November 22, 2014

There is an overwhelming lack of foreign language education throughout schools in the United States. Many individuals experience a withdrawal from their mother tongue and either speak English with...

Broken screens and malfunctioning phones make big business

Broken screens and malfunctioning phones make big business

Negin Daneshfar May 8, 2014

Pulling out a smartphone only to watch it free fall onto the concrete is not a pretty picture — in fact, it’s probably one of the worst things a college student can witness. Without a cover or case,...

Ready to signal the start of the race.

Sign n’ Run event draws big crowd

Negin Daneshfar April 28, 2014

CSUN National Center on Deafness celebrate American Sign Language with festivities. CSUN students gathered in front of the Klotz Health Center to socialize back and forth in ASL with family, friends...

Students share religious sacrifices they make for Ramadan, Yom Kippur, and Lent

Students share religious sacrifices they make for Ramadan, Yom Kippur, and Lent

Negin Daneshfar April 16, 2014

For many, the purpose of Lent, Ramadan and Yom Kippur is to sacrifice personal desires to develop a closer bond with God and personal faith. This time of the year represents a time for confession, repentance,...

Professor of religious studies starts Peace Institute in Congo

Professor of religious studies starts Peace Institute in Congo

Negin Daneshfar April 14, 2014

In summer 2011, Mutombo Nkulu-N’sengha started a Peace Institute in Camino, Congo to address the causes of violence and poverty in the area. N’sengha travels to Congo every winter and summer break. The...

Poet holds workshop to spread awareness of indigenous languages

Negin Daneshfar March 24, 2014

Xanath Caraza, award-winning poet and professor at University of Missouri, Kansas City, (UMKC) stood reading poems from her book “Conjuro” to a room full of students repeating words and sounds in a...

Faculty, alumni perform as part of Pan-African studies talent show

Negin Daneshfar February 27, 2014

As part of Black History Month, the CSUN Black Alumni Association and faculty members of the Pan-African Studies department held a talent show filled with poetry, dance and music. Each performer was introduced...

AS to screen ‘Mean Girls’ as part of spring movie series beginning Thursday

Negin Daneshfar February 12, 2014

Associated Students Productions is hosting a free screening of the cult-hit “Mean Girls” at the USU Northridge Center Thursday at 7 p.m. The film stars Lindsay Lohan as a home-schooled girl raised...

Mens Volleyball: Matadors confident following strong homestand

Men’s Volleyball: Matadors confident following strong homestand

Negin Daneshfar January 31, 2014

  Following a strong showing during their most recent homestand, the Matadors (2-3, 2-2 MPSF) will head into the bulk of their tough schedule with a renewed certainty. CSUN will be entering...

CSUN students discuss New Years resolutions for 2014

CSUN students discuss New Year’s resolutions for 2014

Negin Daneshfar January 21, 2014

Yet another year has come and gone. At the end of every New Year’s Eve party, Americans gather round to set ambitions for the upcoming year. Promises of eating healthier, being kinder to friends and...

Matador Patrol student honored for bravery, heroism

Matador Patrol student honored for bravery, heroism

Negin Daneshfar January 14, 2014

A Matador Patrol student, who was injured while helping another student, was honored at the Department of Police Services Annual In-Service for heroic service on Wednesday. Alberto Dejesus Muñoz, 23,...

Well-known surfer encourages students at Speak Your Blues night

Well-known surfer encourages students at ‘Speak Your Blues’ night

Negin Daneshfar November 22, 2013

Jesse Billauer was surfing the waves on a typical day at Malibu Beach when he pulled out on a wave and another wave rushed in that forced him headfirst into shallow water and broke his neck. “At that...

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