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A ‘Shape of Things’

Yohanna Figueroa May 19, 2006

Originally Published March 22, 2006 CSUN's theater department's production of Neil LaBute's socially satirical play "The Shape of Things" is intimate and provocative with confident acting. The play is...

Frustrations behind becoming an American citizen

Yohanna Figueroa May 2, 2006

I am a legal alien. I have legally lived, learned and worked in this country with my mouth shut for 21 years. I am currently going through the process of becoming a naturalized citizen. It's college stress...

What brings us closer also keeps us apart

Yohanna Figueroa April 27, 2006

F or junior communications major Priscilla Barcelo, MySpace is a source of constant entertainment. "I probably go on it a couple times a day, she said. Pathetic I know, but if the computer is there, I...

A guide to how slang is created and what must die

Yohanna Figueroa April 26, 2006

A slang word is on its last legs, gasping for air when someone over the age of 35 seriously uses it in a sentence, then does a little smirk after they say it like, "Hey, look at me, I just said a word...

CSUN students take nationwide health survey for incentive

Yohanna Figueroa March 30, 2006

Several CSUN students were randomly selected to participate in a nationwide health assessment survey, but some said the questionnaire is slightly intrusive and personal. The survey called the National...

‘Shape of Things,’ CSUN’s

Yohanna Figueroa March 22, 2006

CSUN's theater department's production of Neil LaBute's socially satirical play "The Shape of Things" is intimate and provocative with confident acting. The play is about the chance encounter of opposites...

Women step out from behind shadows of men

Yohanna Figueroa March 21, 2006

That man over there say a woman needs to be helped into carriages and lifted over ditches and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helped me into carriages or over mud puddles or gives me a best...

Eisner college gets grant, push for more K-12 teachers

Yohanna Figueroa March 1, 2006

The CSUN Michael D. Eisner College of Education has received a $40,000 grant to help increase the number of math and science teachers in California's K-12 schools. The grant is part of a larger initiative...

Chappelle is back, musical and funny; let’s party

Yohanna Figueroa February 24, 2006

Saying the name Dave Chappelle makes some people burst into laughter. That's how funny this man is. Reading the name Dave Chappelle brings a kool-aid smile to most people's faces. His standup acts are...

‘Tsotsi’: gangs and humanity in South Africa

Yohanna Figueroa February 24, 2006

The movie "Tsotsi," directed by Gavin Hood and based on the novel by Athol Fugard, is about a criminal's redemption. It is about the transformation in a person and the faith that helped. "Tsotsi" was...

M.E.Ch.A. gets more funds from A.S.

Yohanna Figueroa February 23, 2006

Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.) were allocated additional funds for its upcoming youth conference at the Associated Students meeting Feb. 21. M.E.Ch.A. was given an additional $800...

Her story gets heard

Yohanna Figueroa February 15, 2006

Marking the first ever celebration of its kind, CSUN is celebrating the week-long Black Herstory, a series of events held to recognize past female historical figures who would otherwise go unnoticed, and...

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