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EOP programs help first-generation students transition into college academics

EOP programs help first-generation students transition into college academics

Vera Castaneda December 8, 2013

Denied from four different CSU schools including Northridge, a low-income and first-generation art student relied on his acceptance in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) to attend CSUN. Each year...

CSUN alumna competes to be Miss California Latina

CSUN alumna competes to be Miss California Latina

Vera Castaneda December 2, 2013

Shopping for glitzy evening gowns, reviewing possible interview questions and even learning how to walk properly have all been part of Gina Hernandez’s rigorous routine for the past few months. All...

Annual drive provides food and used technology devices to students in need

Annual drive provides food and used technology devices to students in need

Vera Castaneda November 26, 2013

While many students are looking forward to leaving campus to spend leisure time with their families and savor home cooked meals, some EOP Resilient Scholar students will remain on campus throughout the...

Guest speaker says transgender research is biased

Guest speaker says transgender research is biased

Vera Castaneda November 19, 2013

At the Trans Awareness Week event “Rethinking Trans,” Dr. Rachel Levin emphasized the biases in past transgender scientific research in an effort to help students depend less on science in terms...

CSUN Anthropological Research Institute studies San Fernando secrets

CSUN Anthropological Research Institute studies San Fernando secrets

Vera Castaneda November 13, 2013

An anthropology professor holds his favorite artifact from the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, a rusty piece of metal with a faint number three. Apart from teaching anthropology courses, Dr. James...

Research institute artifacts shed light on dam disaster

Research institute artifacts shed light on dam disaster

Vera Castaneda November 12, 2013

CSUN's Anthropoligcal Research Institute (ARI) holds many historical artifacts. One of the projects the ARI is working on is called the "Forgotten Casulaties Project" which surveys the area of the...

American workers falling behind in terms of skill levels when compared to other developed nations

Vera Castaneda November 6, 2013

When CSUN economics professor Kenneth Chapman tried to teach principles in a microeconomics class in the 90s, he was surprised by the math education level of some of the students. He assigned them homework...

Pet food drive to commence

Vera Castaneda November 4, 2013

The CSUN Cat People are holding their second annual Pet Food Drive throughout November to gather cat and dog food used to sustain CSUN’s feral cat colony and to support no-kill animal rescues. People...

“Let Them Eat Cake” documents worldwide food disparity

“Let Them Eat Cake” documents worldwide food disparity

Vera Castaneda October 15, 2013

CSUN students, alumni, faculty and staff watched a Mexican baker recall seeing a mother comfort her wailing infant by feeding it Coca-Cola in a baby bottle on the screen of the Elaine and Alan Armer Theater....

Sexual battery victim tells her story

Sexual battery victim tells her story

Vera Castaneda October 9, 2013

>>>UPDATE: The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office has charged a CSUN student with filing a false police report claiming she awoke to a man standing above her touching her bare leg, earlier...

CSUN student shares her story and experiences with first generation guilt

CSUN student shares her story and experiences with first generation guilt

Vera Castaneda October 3, 2013

Choosing to continue her undergraduate studies at CSUN while her father was dying in a Colorado hospital bed was a hard but clear choice for Blanca Samano. Although her father never got  the chance...

“Theatre of Possibility for Autism” coming next Friday

Vera Castaneda September 30, 2013

Playwright Lauren Goldman Marshall will direct a three-day workshop at CSUN for adults who have learning disabilities or want to learn theater techniques that can enhance communication skills for individuals...

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