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Millennials have higher levels of stress than Gen Xers

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Stacey Arevalo

October 11, 2016

Millennials, often referred to as the “entitled generation” or “lazy and overdramatic,” have been reported to suffer from high levels of stress, according to the American Psychological Association, but are less able to manage it compared to previous generations. According to the 2015...

College Students are at ‘High Risk’ in Alcohol-Related Injuries in College Dorms, Study Says

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Stacey Arevalo

October 8, 2016

College students are at “high-risk” and more likely to participate in binge drinking, underage drinking, and become involved in alcohol-related or drug-related injuries and accidents, according to a report compiled by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the National Institutes of Health and...

10 Books Written By Latinos You Must Check Out

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Stacey Arevalo

September 27, 2016

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CSUN not increasing minimum wage along with LA guidelines, but with state

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Stacey Arevalo

September 23, 2016

The #Fightfor15 campaign ensued discussions regarding the increase of the minimum wage to what many referred to as a livable wage of $15. On June 10 of last year, the Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. According to the Los Angeles Minimum Wage and Offic...

Finding career guidance through the career center

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Stacey Arevalo

September 18, 2016

For Brianna Figueroa, a senior majoring in political science and minoring in history, it was the first time in her four years at CSUN that she took advantage of the resources offered by the Career Center. “I’m applying to an internship program in Washington D.C., so I wanted to make sure that...

Sunday News Wrap-Up

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Stacey Arevalo

September 11, 2016

Local A 20-year-old man was arrested by the West Covina Police Department under suspicion that he is connected to the disappearance and death of a 27-year-old dancer. Rahkeem "Rocky'" Reyes’s body was discovered in Azusa Canyon late Saturday night. According to Reyes’s family, the victimR...

CSUN Matadors Beautify Their Neighborhood

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Stacey Arevalo

September 10, 2016

About 275 students from all class levels met at the Bayramian lawn Saturday morning to donate their time in a campus-wide and neighborhood cleanup, as well as enjoy a free breakfast and lunch as a thank you for their service. This was a part of the 2nd Annual Matadors Day of Service, hosted by the...

Meet the Latina Sisters at Alpha Pi Sigma

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Stacey Arevalo

September 10, 2016

As a Latina-based sorority, Alpha Pi Sigma’s Eta Chapter at CSUN prides itself in helping the Latino community around campus. “We give out water and make sandwiches for day laborers at the Home Depot nearby or at Lowes as part of our community service,” Aby Catalan, president of th...

Three Clubs on Campus That Will Help You Stay Fit This Fall

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Stacey Arevalo

September 4, 2016

This fall, students have the opportunity to stay lean while dancing to salsa, bachata, hip-hop or jazz; or skate on ice instead. The following are three alternative sports clubs that offer all of the above plus a chance of joining a new family on campus. 1. Hockey Club Created back in 1973, the i...

President Harrison welcomes students during annual picnic

CSUN president Diane Harrison speaks with staff members

Stacey Arevalo

September 1, 2016

Students socialized with President Dianne Harrison during CSUN's annual President’s Picnic at the Bayramian Lawn. The event was part of the Welcome Back Matadors (WAM) series, hosted by the office of Student Involvement and Development in partnership with Associated Students, CSUN Dining, and University...

Meet The Sports Clubs

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Stacey Arevalo

August 25, 2016

If you are interested in embracing your competitive side this semester or simply want to experience something new, we will be introducing sports clubs throughout the semester weekly. 1. Fasmode Dance Crew This club began in 2002 and according to Tiana Collins, the crew’s executive director and ...

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