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Board game Pimp City has some resemblance to Monopoly

Talin Maghakian

December 14, 2006

Pimp City is the "legal game that's good for your bad ass soul." At least that is how the manual characterizes it. For those ages 18 and over who have always fantasized at least once about the glamorous street life of a pimp, Pimp City provides them with the chance of becoming "The Big Pimp Daddy" wi...

Health effects of caffeine helpful during finals

Talin Maghakian

December 14, 2006

There is no reason to feel guilty upon taking another sip of coffee. Caffeine may not be as bad for us as we have thought. We have all recognized the overall improvement in mental and physical performance after having consumed a caffeinated beverage, which is essential during the last couple weeks of ...

The stress and hype of, what is, the lost holiday season

Talin Maghakian

December 14, 2006

Don't look at your Christmas list as a burden, see it as a reminder of all your loved ones," chimed the voice of a spokeswoman for a well-known department store over the radio. And so the shameless attempts of capitalists to get your money even during the holiday season endure. It seems that the t...

Corporate work unkind to women in California

Talin Maghakian

December 14, 2006

A study released in February by the University of California Davis on California Women Business Leaders revealed an overall hostile corporate environment for women in California. According to the results of the study, women hold only about 10.2 percent of the combined board seats and highest paid exec...

Pope’s convenient visit to Turkey

Talin Maghakian

December 11, 2006

In light of an excerpt in a speech delivered by Pope Benedict XVI in September at the University of Regensburg in Bavaria, Germany which was largely perceived by the Muslim world as inflammatory and offensive, it has become difficult to determine the nature of the Pontiff's recent visit to Turkey. In...

Kings look toward brighter future

Talin Maghakian

December 11, 2006

With the 2006-2007 NHL season nearly halfway through, the Los Angeles Kings still have a long way to go to emerge from their down season last year in which they missed the playoffs for a third year in a row. The prospects could, however, look promising with players like Alexander Frolov and Anze Kopitar. So...

CSUN center addresses ethics issues

Talin Maghakian

December 11, 2006

For those students who find themselves tormented with certain decisions they cannot seem to make or who are interested in the role ethics plays in many aspects of college life, there is the Center for Ethics and Values. Not among the better-known establishments on campus, the center seeks to promote th...

Gates to bring negative change

Talin Maghakian

December 11, 2006

With the Senate's confirmation of Robert Gates' nomination for secretary of defense, it looks as though the year will conclude as the administration will embark on a fresh, new - minus Donald Rumsfeld - journey with a new course of action in Iraq. Or will it? The former director of the Central Inte...

AUN brings mix of Taiko drumming and techno

Talin Maghakian

December 7, 2006

Sounds unique to Japan and modern electronic dance beats fused and harmonized together to play music for a diverse audience at the Grand Salon at the University Student Union on Wednesday. AUN (pronounced aah-uhn), is an electro-acoustic group made up of twin brothers Ryohei and Kohei Inoue originall...

CSUN art gallery hosts annual invitational

Talin Maghakian

December 7, 2006

More than 250 students in more than 40 public and private high schools in the San Fernando Valley will participate in the CSUN art gallery's 10th Annual High School Invitational on Friday. The students will provide a wide range of works that include painting, drawing, sculptures, photography, glass, ce...

Students present research, creativity

Talin Maghakian

December 5, 2006

The 11th Annual Student Research and Creative Works Symposium held on Friday was a comprehensive display of a number of CSUN students' academic and artistic aptitude, imagination and intellect. The symposium featured the research and work of graduate and undergraduate students from all the colleges ...

Women’s center hosts empowering event

Talin Maghakian

November 22, 2006

Issues important to women have found an institutional and informational base at the Women's Resource and Research Center located in a little house-like structure right where campus ends on Plummer Street and Darby Avenue. True to their objective as a powerhouse for women, the center organizes and ho...

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