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The National Anthem of insult

Antoine Abou-Diwan

February 16, 2010

Antoine Abou-Diwan There is a health insurance provider whose primary motivation is money. This healthcare provider has a propensity to drag its feet or refuse medical care because of a loophole, technicality in its policy, even if you paid your bill every month. Would you still trust this healthcare provid...

Capturing every moment

Amber Green

February 16, 2010

The first time Nigel Jones fell in love with photography was when he was 15 years old. Jones developed a passion for film from a girl he dated, since then film has become his number one passion. Jones, a freshman film major once had dreams of becoming a professional basketball player but knew he w...

This Tea Party could get out of hand

Alexandra Brell

February 16, 2010

There is a relatively new political movement mobilizing in the right wing and I’m apprehensive. The movement, like the Republican platform, protests “excessive government spending and taxation” and has a literal interpretation of the Constitution. They cite three core values they feel should guide...

CSUN tries to get their first winning streak of the year

Michael Johnson

February 15, 2010

The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (4-18, 2-9 Big West) has a chance to win two games in a row for the first time this season. On Saturday the Matadors snapped their six-game losing streak, defeating Cal State Fullerton 66-53 at Titan Gym and now they have their last non-conference game...

CSUN softball starts the season 1-5 in Kajikawa Classic

Monique Muñiz

February 15, 2010

The Cal State Northridge softball team started their 2010 season by going 1-5 this weekend at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe Ariz. CSUN faced two nationally ranked opponents in No. 1 Washington and No. 15 Northwestern but were unable to get victories. The Matadors also had losses against North Dakota,...

A.S. allocating money for recycling center

Chelsea Underwood

February 15, 2010

Associated Students (A.S.) is working on a new project to establish better recycling on campus. A.S. started CSUN’s recycling program in 1991 and now under the guidance of Cyndi Signett, recycling coordinator, a recycling feasibility study is being conducted. “This study was contracted for...

Students with criminal records

Roxanne Estrada

February 15, 2010

Safety at a university can be a top concern when deciding where to apply or when to schedule a class. According to, one of the largest providers of “student-supplied” background check services to colleges and universities, at least one-in-29 college students have criminal records. Currently,...

Podcast series launched

Roxanne Estrada

February 15, 2010

The University Student Union (USU) will host the “Lunch and Launch” event on Feb. 17 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Plaza del Sol to promote a new series of podcasts about life skills. Matt Eickhoff, program coordinator of training and development, is organizing the promotion. “We’re just...

Protect your digital privacy

Jacob Nahin

February 15, 2010

It’s 12:05 p.m. and your class just let and you  finally managed to etch out 30-minutes for a lunch and some Web browsing. You boot up your laptop and log into Yahoo Messenger and start up an  explicit conversation, the secret kind you don’t want out in the open. Fewer than 20-feet away, ano...

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