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Tattoos and piercings should be respected in the work place

Tattoos and piercings should be respected in the work place

Raewyn Smith

May 2, 2012

    Sorry Baby Boomers, but your distaste for tattoos has no real effect on Generation Y’s love and obsession with them. Sure, you’re still the head honchos at major corporations and you’re still writing the dress code policies for most places that we work or will be working for a...

“Julius Caesar” and “A Comedy of Errors” to be performed at CSUN

Raewyn Smith

April 30, 2012

This week, The Acting Company, a group of actors from New York that tours the states bringing classics to communities that may not have the chance to see them otherwise, will be on campus for five days, starting tomorrow. They will be presenting “Julius Caesar” May 1-3 and “The Comedy of Errors”...

Earth Day celebrations in Los Angeles

Raewyn Smith

April 18, 2012

This Earth Day, Angelenos attempt to make a positive difference in this smog-filled city with different events and ways to keep a “green” lifestyle. At some events and online people can join the carbon neutral campaign to offset contribution to emissions. As a city that relies heavily on comm...

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals to perform at Pub

Raewyn Smith

April 16, 2012

KCSN will be hosting Grace Potter and the Nocturnals in an acoustic set at the Pub on Wednesday at 8 p.m. On Friday, the radio station sold 20 pairs of tickets for this intimate show. Grace Potter’s performance is one of what KCSN hopes to be many performances on campus at the Pub with new artists....

Kathouse Inc. offers original ideas with personal touches

Kathouse Inc. offers original ideas with personal touches

Raewyn Smith

April 11, 2012

The irony in the name Kathouse Inc. was not lost on me, as a friend and I drove up to the tattoo shop on the corner of Lindley and Parthenia. We were excited to get tatted and found the place with the best reviews on Yelp! in Northridge. Walking up to the door, we knew we had found the right tattoo parlor – something that is very important to anyone who cares abo...

Quality ink at Kathouse Inc tattoo shop

Quality ink at Kathouse Inc tattoo shop

Raewyn Smith

April 11, 2012

The irony in the name Kathouse Inc. was not lost on me, as a friend and I drove up to the tattoo shop on the corner of Lindley and Parthenia. We were excited to get tatted and found the place with the best reviews on Yelp! in Northridge. Walking up to the door, we knew we had found the right tattoo ...

Casey’s Irish Pub hosting St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

Raewyn Smith

March 15, 2012

Looking innocent enough, the storefront of Casey's Irish Pub greets you with the usual green pub awning, inviting guests to the ales, ciders and shepherds pies that exist inside. The downstairs entrance takes you out of Downtown Los Angeles and into a magical world of strong Irish history. The pub...

Community colleges not impervious to budget cuts

Community colleges not impervious to budget cuts

Raewyn Smith

March 11, 2012

In February, the revised California budget projects were released showing that community colleges will take another $149 million reduction. This was an unexpected cut and it has been nicknamed the “February surprise.” Further cuts took place because of the higher demand for student fee waivers...

Facebook newest venue to find coupons for students

Raewyn Smith

March 7, 2012

It is apparent to most Facebook users that gone are the days of Mark Zuckerburg's insistence that Facebook remain ad-free. In fact, Facebook is now a highly useful platform for businesses and companies to generate new customers and even offer coupons and discounts. With the “Like” button, fans can...

Invest in your education long-term; No down payment necessary

Raewyn Smith

March 4, 2012

It’s no secret that the government is attacking the higher education system in California with budget cuts and penalty fees. Last month, students at UC Riverside released a proposal to fix the education crisis; students would attend University of California schools with no upfront charges and upon...

President Obama’s Affordable Healthcare Act sparks debate among religious leaders and conservatives

Raewyn Smith

February 27, 2012

Desiree Monteilh, a CSUN junior who suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome, has been taking birth control for a few years, starting before she turned 18. Birth control regulates her hormones so she can live more comfortably. “Ever since I was 13, I would have (excruciating) cramps and horrible acne, ...

Higher education funding left in the hands of voters

Higher education funding left in the hands of voters

Raewyn Smith

February 22, 2012

The buzz around campus about the budget cuts, and how they are affecting students, is getting pretty loud, especially with the release of Gov. Jerry Brown's 2012-13 budget plan, which irresponsibly leaves funding for higher education in the hands of voters. If voters do not pass Proposition 98, wh...

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