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Part 3: We all have to work at some point

Sandra Parada

April 14, 2009

My life after graduation was supposed to involve moving to New York City, working for a popular fashion magazine and running around in Christian Louboutin pumps. Instead, thanks to the economic situation of this country, my life following graduation will be focused more in Pasadena, Calif., working fo...

Matadors place in top 10 at MPSF Championships

Sandra Parada

March 3, 2009

The nation's best in track and field flocked towards Seattle, Wash. this past weekend to participate in the MPSF Indoor Championships, and CSUN was amongst the greatest of teams competing for the title of No. 1. The meet was hosted at the University of Washington's Dempsey Indoors and while UCLA claimed th...

USU meets again and proves to be recession-proof for now

Sandra Parada

February 24, 2009

Times may be rough in America because of the recession, but for the University Student Union (USU) and their tactics to save money, the highlight of Monday's board meeting was that with budget cuts and economic downturn, they can still remain calm in the midst of financial mayhem. The meeting, which too...

Matadors set more records

Sandra Parada

February 16, 2009

As many were celebrating love on Saturday, so was the Matadors' track and field team as they displayed their love for setting personal records at the Husky Invitational in Seattle, Wash. In their last chance to boost season-bests before the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Indoor Championships in two we...

There’s a first time for everything

Sandra Parada

February 13, 2009

When I lost my blogging virginity, it was for a class multimedia project I was pressured to do last semester. I felt the pressure not only because I was going to get graded on it, but since blogging had already hit the mainstream by then. I could have already been categorized as a late bloomer, even m...

CSUN sets new highs in New York

Sandra Parada

February 9, 2009

It may have only been four Matadors competing in the New Balance Collegiate Invitational at Armory Track in New York, but the mini-team was still able to establish new records for themselves.' ' ' The track and field meet that took place Saturday was not astounding since none of the four Northridge members m...

Lofton sets record at Washington meet

Sandra Parada

February 2, 2009

Setting school-records, qualifying for Nationals and triumphing over USC in an event were just some of the momentous highlights the track and field CSUN team produced Saturday in Seattle at the Washington Invitational. Despite the challenges of competing in an indoor track, which differs from the track...

America finally unites for a positive reason

Sandra Parada

February 2, 2009

Americans desire the thought of unity. We seek it, nurture it, and can't live without it. Whenever there has been tragedy in our history, we unite. We band together in candlelight vigils, hopeful organizations and miles of motivation to continue on pursuing unity. During these times, we want to show ...

Fashion dream girl has a brain

Sandra Parada

January 27, 2009

We all remember what she wore the night America elected the campaign for hope to run the nation. That horrid black dress, with sprinkled devilish red beading accumulating in the front and that accentuated square figure is a historic fashion sin. Since the moment that dress was projected on the jumbo sc...

Who really needs a performing arts center?

Sandra Parada

January 20, 2009

The untamed noise of a jackhammer, the sight of men in florescent orange t-shirts, and the view of mountainous piles of dirt can finally be over and done with. Well, that is, for the next 90 days. We no longer have to beware of the bright yellow caution tape rearing our campus walks now that the const...

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