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Jason Ramos a senior at CSU Northridge, is the President of the Smart Spenders Club. The club informs students on how to better manage money, especially on a tight budget. Photo Credit: Joshua Bantay/Contributor

Smart holiday spending strategies

Silvia Gutierrez December 10, 2014

While appetites and outings can be priority, so is the content of a wallet. One year ago, CSUN graduate Cat Placencia  thought the campus lacked a club that promotes responsible spending. This led her...

Final Flip gives students a break

Final Flip gives students a break

Silvia Gutierrez December 4, 2014

http://youtu.be/BqtifA2mgZg Associated students (AS) provided students free pancakes, fruit and drinks on Wednesday Dec. 3 from 7pm to 10pm at the Oviatt library. Final Flip is a tradition that helps...

International and Exchange Student Center holds open house

Silvia Gutierrez November 18, 2014

For the first time on Monday, the International and Exchange Student Center (IESC) held an open house for CSUN faculty and staff at their location in the University Student Union. The open house kicked...

Midterm election nears

Silvia Gutierrez October 29, 2014

Associated Students (AS) recently held a campaign titled Rock the Matador Vote to encourage students, if they haven’t already, to register to vote in the general elections on Nov 4. The campaign served...

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Grad student driven to succeed despite challenges

Silvia Gutierrez October 27, 2014

At the age of 12, Mayra Roxi Diaz, a graduate student enrolled in a masters program for counseling, was put in her grandmother's custody while her mother faced issues with drug addiction and her father...

Rock the Matador Vote

Rock the Matador Vote

Silvia Gutierrez October 20, 2014

http://youtu.be/mvxRAS625Lo Associated Students organized an event to encourage students to vote on Oct. 20 from 10 am-3pm. After walking through an informative tent, students were rewarded with a free...

Karla Lara: Artist of Honduran Resistance

Karla Lara: Artist of Honduran Resistance

Silvia Gutierrez October 17, 2014

http://youtu.be/Bgh0Km8lOZU Through music, Karla Lara participates in the resistance against the Honduran dictatorship. She is prideful of the people who are part of the same fight, which is "La Vida,"...

Project DATE speak out on the date rape nail detector

Project DATE speak out on the date rape nail detector

Silvia Gutierrez October 15, 2014

http://youtu.be/-rC9-TspdkA Students from Project DATE, as well as the Department Chair of Gender & Women's Studies, speak out about a nail polish that can help detect drugs in liquids. The nail...

Plastic pollution is ‘everybody’s problem’

Silvia Gutierrez October 1, 2014

Plastic pollution is "everybody's problem," said Angela Sun, director of the independent film "Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch," screened on campus as part of a Breaking Plastic event...

Graduate & Professional School Information Day

Graduate & Professional School Information Day

Silvia Gutierrez September 30, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbIUWcJ_Y6Y Over 80 graduate and professional schools participated in the Graduate & Professional School Information Day held at the Northridge Center at the USU...

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Alvarez visits Farm Sanctuarys Animal Acres. She often takes her students on field trips to the sanctuary to meet animals that have been rescued from slaughterhouses.

CSUN professor dedicated to fostering neglected animals

Silvia Gutierrez September 30, 2014

Linda Alvarez, a CSUN professor in the Central American Studies department, picked up her love for animals at a very young age. She recalled the first time she rescued an animal. Puffy was one of...

Banned Books Week Read-Out

Banned Books Week Read-Out

Silvia Gutierrez September 25, 2014

http://youtu.be/lORT5tZqxB4 Students and faculty gathered in the AS/RS Viewing Room on September 24 to read and listen to excerpts from books that have been banned in the past. The event featured Craig...

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