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Meet CSUN Police Services’ K9 Daisy and K9 Tank

officers dressed in black surrounded by students and brown and lack K9s
Nicole Merino November 16, 2017

Meet the Dogs is an event put together by the Department of Police Services and is meant to show exactly what the police dogs, Daisy and Tank, can do. CSUN Police Services introduced the EOD K9 Tank and...

Car accidents on the rise in the US

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Nicole Merino November 9, 2017

The Don’t Text and Drive campaign in Los Angeles has brought down the number of distracted drivers on the road, but things like drunk driving, speeding and not wearing a seatbelt have increased.According...

Beat the Blues Week: Unity in Diversity

students pose behind brain changers booth
Nicole Merino October 31, 2017

Beat the Blues Week put together by the Blues Project is a week full of events that reignite the conversations about suicide and depression, with their theme this year, Unity in Diversity. Stephanie Guzman,...

Dove commercial under racial controversy

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Nicole Merino October 25, 2017

Dove’s recent commercial has a lot of people talking about race and what is considered racist and the central theme of what is right and wrong for advertisement. A short clip of the commercial was...

Out in the Garden: celebrating National Coming Out Day

Nicole Merino October 16, 2017

National Coming Out Day brings awareness to the LGBTQ community. The idea is to speak out on coming out and not have it be such a taboo experience.CSUN's Pride Center celebrated by hosting Out in the Garden,...

Local store aims to bring diverse beauty products for the valley community

pictured store front of Starr beauty store in black and white lettering
Nicole Merino September 28, 2017

For any quick beauty needs, Starr Beauty is a great place to start in the search for the perfect lipstick, nail polish and so much more. Founded in 2012, Starr has a range of products from Morphe to NYX...

Banned Books Week: Books are challenged for having LGBT content

woman in gray shirt reading from a book in front of a power point
Nicole Merino September 27, 2017

The fear of "the other" and the question of can there be a digital ban was the central discussion for the 5th Annual Banned Books Readout at The Oviatt Library. "George," is a book for elementary kids...

Triple-digit temperatures causes infrastructure concerns

Photo shows several students sitting on the benches located on the first floor of sierra hall
Nicole Merino September 5, 2017

This past week, Northridge hit high temperature going into triple digits for the first week back to school. Along with the heat, there have been power outages all throughout Los Angeles due to the heat....

Learn to dance a new music genre at Dance DTLA

To end the lesson of Argentine Tango, instructor, Estrin, asked everyone to strike the final pose. Photo credit: Nicole Merino
Nicole Merino August 29, 2017

Dance DTLA hosted by The Music Center has had a summer of Friday nights filled with bringing the community together in the form of dance. This Friday night will be the last of the Dance DTLA series with...

Workshop aims to aid immigrants and assault survivors

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Nicole Merino April 25, 2017

Project D.A.T.E. with collaboration with the Dream Center held a presentation on immigration relief for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and what can be done to help these victims without...

CSUN anti-Trump protesters debate Trump supporters

Students protest trump in front of the oviatt library
Nicole Merino February 28, 2017

A large crowd gathered on the Oviatt Lawn Tuesday to watch a protest organized by CSUN’s Young Democrats.The Young Democrats promoted the protest for two weeks and organized the event to challenge...

FIDM annual exhibit now open

Movie costumes displayed in gallery
Nicole Merino February 13, 2017

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandise (FIDM) opened their 25th Annual Exhibit “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design."The exhibit started 25 years ago when the Tonian Holberg, president...

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