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KCSN News Update: Increased spirituality in teenagers undergoing substance abuse treatment is associated with greater likelihood of abstinence and positive social behaviors

Brittany Chenelle

November 25, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The auto maker Hyundai will start selling a Sport Utility Vehicle next year that is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Many of America’s biggest corporations are beginning to offer perks to ensure their employees maintain a healthy and bal...

Alumnus films the founding of Chicana/o studies at CSUN

Alumnus films the founding of Chicana/o studies at CSUN

Jonathan R. Diaz

November 25, 2013

The struggles and triumphs of the early days of CSUN’s Chicana/o Studies department was the main topic during a screening of “Unrest: Founding of the Cal State Northridge Chicana/o Studies Department” Thursday in the Oviatt Library. Alumnus Miguel Duran directed the documentary, which he began whil...

Men’s Soccer: Tournament hopes crushed by Stanford Cardinal

Men's Soccer: Tournament hopes crushed by Stanford Cardinal

Andrew Martinez

November 25, 2013

The Stanford Cardinal (10-6-4) left Northridge with a victory as they defeated the 15th seed Matadors (15-7-1) at Matador Soccer Field on Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cardinal would score the match’s lone goal in the first half, as Stanford defender Matt Taylor h...

Trans Awareness Week ends with laughter, emotion at “T is not silent” talent show

Trans Awareness Week ends with laughter, emotion at “T is not silent” talent show

Victoria Becerril

November 24, 2013

Breaking last year’s record attendance, this year’s Transgender Awareness Week (TAW) concluded the week by having the LGBTQA and the Pride Center communities host a transgender themed talent show Thursday night. Bryan Rodriguez- Saringo, vice-president of LGBTQA, and Star Spencer hosted this year...

“Operation Comedy” brings healing laughter to the CSUN Pub

Michelle Dominguez

November 24, 2013

Packed to capacity, the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) welcomed stand-up  comedians from Operation Comedy to the CSUN Pub and Grill Friday night. Operation Comedy is a free comedy show for veterans and its mission is to provide the healing power of laughter to those serving the country. All their comedians are veterans of the war, each stemming from a diff...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors drop home opener to BYU, 82-66

Women's Basketball: Matadors drop home opener to BYU, 82-66

Brian Bernstein

November 23, 2013

The Matadors (2-3) could not keep pace with the efficient Cougars of BYU (4-0), as they drop their home opener 82-66. The Cougars’ efficiency was too much for the Matadors to handle. They were a well-oiled machine as they shot 46.9 percent for the game. Not only were they consistent shooting the ...

Student organization aims to enrich the community

Student organization aims to enrich the community

Ana Rodriguez

November 22, 2013

The Child and Adolescent Development Association (CADA) is a student organization with its main goal being to improve the lives of those in need in their community. It provides career, academic and professional development for CSUN students through the events they host and the information they provide...

Well-known surfer encourages students at ‘Speak Your Blues’ night

Well-known surfer encourages students at 'Speak Your Blues' night

Negin Daneshfar

November 22, 2013

Jesse Billauer was surfing the waves on a typical day at Malibu Beach when he pulled out on a wave and another wave rushed in that forced him headfirst into shallow water and broke his neck. “At that moment my whole life just stopped,” Billauer said. “I didn’t really know what to think. I wante...

Campus solicitor tells his side of the story

Campus solicitor tells his side of the story

Brionna Lewis

November 22, 2013

Many students are annoyed with badgering solicitors on campus. One solicitor describes his experience and the cause he is working for while also sharing how he feels about his interactions with CSUN students. To see what strategies students take to avoid the solicitors click here. ...

Los Angeles church holds karaoke night for the homeless

Los Angeles church holds karaoke night for the homeless

Julio Huerta

November 22, 2013

In the heart of Los Angeles, in one of the areas with the highest concentration of homeless people, Skid Row, there is an outreach activity every Wednesday night at Central City Community Church of the Nazarene. ...

Campus organizations compete in week long fundraiser

Campus organizations compete in week long fundraiser

Jesse Ickler

November 22, 2013

Early in November, the California State University, Northridge chapter of Beta Gamma Nu hosted a week long fundraiser to donate toys for kids in need. Twelve organizations from different colleges competed all week collecting points to be tallied on the final day. This obstacle course was the last event...

KCSN News Update: Donations to help the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines are coming in much lower than in similar natural disasters

Brittany Chenelle

November 22, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Pilots rely too much on automation, and experience difficulty manually flying planes. NASA has launched its newest robotic explorer to unveil the mystery of the radical climate change that has occurred on Mars. Researchers say technology is e...

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