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Buying eco-friendly furniture

Roxanne Estrada March 8, 2010

Environment Furniture is making one person’s scrap wood into another person’s chic furnishings. This L.A. based company has a mission to create furniture in a completely green process. They have...

Abuse center helps victims, outlet for volunteers

Roxanne Estrada March 3, 2010

The Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS) works to combat sexual abuse by helping victims and educating about prevention in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Community outreach...

How to be green and save money while doing it

Roxanne Estrada February 23, 2010

Here are some tips for greening your personal life.  We’ve heard a lot of tips before like turning off lights and conserving water.  But hopefully here are some you haven’t heard before that you...

CSUN rainforest entered in contest

Roxanne Estrada February 23, 2010

CSUN’s sub-tropical rainforest has been entered in the National Wildlife Federation’s “Chill Out Contest 2010.” The Student Design program entered the sub-tropical rainforest into the national...

Students with criminal records

Roxanne Estrada February 15, 2010

Safety at a university can be a top concern when deciding where to apply or when to schedule a class. According to, one of the largest providers of “student-supplied” background...

Podcast series launched

Roxanne Estrada February 15, 2010

The University Student Union (USU) will host the “Lunch and Launch” event on Feb. 17 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Plaza del Sol to promote a new series of podcasts about life skills. Matt Eickhoff,...

Print journalism is down, but not out

Roxanne Estrada February 14, 2010

The sleek and shiny iPad is hitting stores next month and igniting a buzz in the literary world.  Now that the all-mighty Apple has joined the e-book craze, writers are left worrying about the future...

Using natural disasters to spread the word of God, good or too much?

Roxanne Estrada February 1, 2010

It is quite common to relate disaster with environmental issues: global warming, oil spills and droughts for instance. But religion and the environment? Not as much. In the wake of the Haitian...

CSUN to be re-accredited

Roxanne Estrada January 31, 2010

Officials from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) will visit CSUN from Feb. 3-5 as the second step in the university’s attempt for re-accreditation. Every 10 years, universities...

Looking for bombs, finding family jewels

Roxanne Estrada January 27, 2010

Since the near bombing on Christmas Day, the threat of in-flight terrorism has reawakened the American conscious. Scrambling for some peace of mind, the newest solution is installing full-body...

Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Terry Piper, takes indefinite leave

Roxanne Estrada January 17, 2010

Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Terry Piper, who was diagnosed with melanoma, a malignant type of skin cancer, will be taking an indefinite amount of time off from his duties to focus his attention...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Roxanne Estrada November 16, 2009

By Roxanne Estrada To Ricardo Rodriguez, music is more than just a few notes strung along a treble clef; it’s a way of life. “It’s the music, the scene, the whole culture of music,...

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