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Natalie Estrada

December 1, 2011

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M-Bball: Maxwell’s impressive debut not enough as CSUB edges CSUN

M-Bball: Maxwell’s impressive debut not enough as CSUB edges CSUN

Gilberto Manzano

November 30, 2011

While the Matadors were chipping away at Cal State Bakersfield’s 17-point lead in the second half, the jam-packed crowd at the Matadome was buzzing about CSUN’s new weapon. Freshman forward Stephen Maxwell made a huge splash in his Matador debut Wednesday night, recording a double-double with a g...

Net worth gap growing between American generations

Joelle Katz

November 30, 2011

The combination of a fragile economy, fewer jobs and more college graduates seeking employment has created a substantial net worth gap among American generations, according to a recent Pew Research Center analysis. The net worth of a U.S. household headed by someone 65 and older is 46 times larger...

Money Matters: features highlighting financial hardships for students

Daily Sundial

November 30, 2011

College students drown in debt Her son sits cross-legged in front of the TV. She gracefully walks the room putting away his toys and tidying up. Just above where her son sits is her diploma in a glass wooden frame. By the time she is done paying off her student loans, one son will be 12 and the...

Istanbul Adventures IX: Random Act of Kindness

Istanbul Adventures IX: Random Act of Kindness

Kat Russell

November 30, 2011

It was nearly 10 p.m. I had gone to call on my multimedia teacher and his wife, at their apartment in Galata, seeking advice regarding the status my assignment. I was feeling completely overwhelmed and I knew my teacher could put my mind at ease. After a bus, tram and a bit of a walk, I arrived at the...

A.S. presidential veto policy on chopping block for next fall

Ivette Lopez

November 30, 2011

The state legislature could change Associated Students presidents’ ability to veto policies beginning next fall. “As your A.S. president, I don’t like it,” said CSUN’s student government president, Amanda Flavin, during Tuesday’s senate meeting. According to CSUN’s Internal Affairs...

Weekly Column: Everyone playing second fiddle to Rodgers

Weekly Column: Everyone playing second fiddle to Rodgers

Ron Rokhy

November 29, 2011

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers stands alone atop the rankings of the league’s most prestigious position 11 games into the 2011 season. Not only is he completely dominating the opposition, he’s on pace to have the best season by a quarterback, ever – surpassing even the legendary years where Tom Brady threw 50 touchdown passes and Peyton Manning...

M-Bball: In need of a win, CSUN faces off against Bakersfield

M-Bball: In need of a win, CSUN faces off against Bakersfield

Gilberto Manzano

November 29, 2011

Even though the 2011-12 season is only five games young, sophomore forward Thomas Jacobs is calling tonight’s home game against Cal State Bakersfield a “must-win situation.” With the Matadors (1-4) dropping four of their first five games, including three road losses by 19 points or more,  Jacobs can't be blamed for saying the non-conference...

Question of the Day: What class has most positively affected your life?

Andrew Lopez

November 29, 2011

We take a lot of classes at the University that we have to take, either for our major or for the General Education requirement. Students might wonder why an engineering major has to take a class in U.S. History or government. Some will leave you snoring, and some classes surprise us with their usefulness....

Occupy L.A. still standing for now

Occupy L.A. still standing for now

Ashley Soley-Cerro

November 29, 2011

Despite an eviction deadline of Monday at 12:01 a.m., Occupy L.A.’s encampment on City Hall lawn is still standing. The protesters, who have occupied the lawn for almost two months, filed a court order Monday morning requesting occupiers be allowed to continue camping. The court order, filed after protes...

College is worth it if you can get out in five years or less

College is worth it if you can get out in five years or less

Braulio Campos

November 29, 2011

Nationally, college graduates have been shown to earn about one million dollars more than high school graduates over a lifetime. This factoid has been repeated to high school students since I was in high school, five years ago. Unfortunately, my counselors and teachers did not elaborate that not all ...

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