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Enroll in college and don’t ever enlist in the service

Enroll in college and don't ever enlist in the service

Luis Rivas

November 11, 2013

For this Veteran’s Day, I’d like to encourage everyone to honor the memory of fallen service men and women of this country by lighting the American flag on fire and burning down military recruitment centers - so that the cycle of creating veterans can end. But if that doesn’t seem appropriat...

VRC helps veterans transition into college life

VRC helps veterans transition into college life

Lisa Anderson

November 11, 2013

The number of veteran students in higher education has been on the rise since WWII, and CSUN’s Veteran Resource Center (VRC) is one of the institutions that help ease the transition for veterans into college life. The Post-9/11 GI Bill offers more assistance to veterans than the prior Montgomery GI Bill, bu...

From soldier to student: Veteran finds a home at CSUN

From soldier to student: Veteran finds a home at CSUN

Michelle Dominguez

November 11, 2013

Waking up to an empty house, veteran Tomas Diaz whips up a bowl of cereal and snatches his keys as he strolls outside. Inside his car he enthusiastically turns the ignition key and backs up out of his driveway. It’s his first day at CSUN. Eager to get to class, he treks across campus and ar...

Hazy NFL locker-room culture needs change

Hazy NFL locker-room culture needs change

Abigaelle Levray

November 11, 2013

The NFL has recently been investigating a scandal involving Miami Dolphins players Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito. Incognito, who is a white offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins, sent Martin, black ex-offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins, a verbally abusive voicemail and repeated insult...

Men’s Soccer: Big West Tournament Round one preview

Kevin Kiani

November 11, 2013

Following a  2-1 loss to the No. 24 UC Irvine Anteaters (12-4-3, 7-2-1 BWC) on Saturday night, the No. 20 Matadors (13-5-1, 5-4-1 BWC) failed to secure the Big West South division title and will host the Cal Poly Mustangs (10-8-2, 3-5-2) Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Matadome. CSUN came out strong again...

Day in the life: Music Publicist, Anne Leighton

Chandelor Armstrong

November 9, 2013

  "I just love the media!" publicist Anne Leighton said. She is the owner of Anne Leighton Media, Music Services and Motivation in New York City and provides media outreach services to classic rock artists including Blackmore's Night, Ian Anderson/Jethro Tull and Grand Funk Railroad.  She took t...

‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ is bold, messy and brilliant

‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ is bold, messy and brilliant

Patrick J. Wilkinson

November 9, 2013

Director Abdellatif Kechiche’s realism is fascinating. It’s also the driving force behind “Blue is the Warmest Color,” a raw filmic meditation on loneliness, affliction, love and letting go. And all of that is excruciatingly difficult for Adele. (Adèle Exarchopoulos) She’s uncomfortable in her own s...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors survive late rally, drop HIU 86-74 in season opener

Men's Basketball: Matadors survive late rally, drop HIU 86-74 in season opener

Alex Vejar

November 9, 2013

The Matadors (1-0) survived a three-point onslaught late in their season opener and pulled out a win against the Hope International Royals (0-1) Friday, 86-74. CSUN led by as much as 19 in the second half, but the Royals fought back with nine straight points to cut the lead to 10. Junior guard Matt Green...

Comikaze stakes claim as L.A.’s answer to Comic-con

Jonathan R. Diaz

November 8, 2013

Cosplayers, geeks and other pop culture aficionados packed the L.A. Convention Center this past weekend for Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo. The three day event celebrated everything pop culture. Comic books, video games, anime, science fiction, horror and fantasy each had a place on the convention floor. “...

Fallen veterans honored with national roll call in celebration of Veteran’s Day

Fallen veterans honored with national roll call in celebration of Veteran’s Day

Calvin Ratana

November 8, 2013

CSUN held its first national roll call in honor of fallen soldiers from California Thursday for CSUN’s celebration of Veteran’s Day at the USU. “We want to honor every veteran at this event,” said Jorge Reyes, lectures and culture event assistant for the USU. “However we are conducting a...

KCSN News Update: Children who are not proficient in reading by the end of the third grade are far less likely to graduate from high school

Brittany Chenelle

November 8, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Children who are not proficient in reading by the end of the third grade are far less likely to graduate from high school. Forty three percent of employment managers say details in a candidate’s social media profile caused them to make a ...

Fallen men and women honored at Veteran’s Day Celebration

Fallen men and women honored at Veteran's Day Celebration

Lucas Esposito

November 7, 2013

Over 700 names of fallen men and women were called during CSUN's first National Roll Call at the Plaza Del Sol, USU Thursday Nov. 7, 2013. The event included food, speeches and a craft table.

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