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CSUN Blues Project wraps up week-long activities

Bianca Santillan

November 21, 2013

Royal blue shirts with bold white letters spelling “DREAM, STRUGGLE, VICTORY” swamped the CSUN campus and provided students with entertainment, food and information. The suicide and depression prevention program, The Blues Project, produced their second annual “Beat the Blues Week,” which kicked ...

For those new to the ‘Doctor Who’ universe

For those new to the 'Doctor Who' universe

Jennifer Luxton

November 21, 2013

After a half-century of travelling through time and space, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)’s crowning gem “Doctor Who,” celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special-length episode to be aired Saturday. What began as a family-oriented program in the early sixties has since become a...

‘Doctor Who’ needs a new mastermind

'Doctor Who' needs a new mastermind

Taylor Villescas

November 21, 2013

Whovians! Lend me your ears! It’s time for a mutiny. For years, Steven Moffat has been a brilliant writer for “Doctor Who,” having been the genius behind classic episodes such as “The Girl in the Fireplace,” “The Empty Child,” and the always nightmare-inducing “Blink.” But Moffat’s dictatorship as head writer must end. The genius has ...

KCSN News Update: Carbon dioxide emissions are making the Earth’s oceans more acidic, which threatens ecosystems

Brittany Chenelle

November 21, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: A Blue Ribbon commission is recommending a renewed emphasis on the humanities and social sciences in education. USC’s teacher training college is providing 25,000 alumni educators with access to a phone hotline and e-mail to solicit advi...

Studies show depression affects academic progress, causes stress and chemical imbalance

Studies show depression affects academic progress, causes stress and chemical imbalance

John Saringo-Rodriguez

November 21, 2013

There are many myths associated with depression. As mentioned in the article “7 Myths of Depression,” people often misinterpret depression as a phase that is not serious and will fade over time. Another misconception is that depression only affects the weak and lonely, and that medicine can hel...

Students rise beyond the blues of depression and suicide at ‘Candlelight Vigil’

Students rise beyond the blues of depression and suicide at 'Candlelight Vigil'

Abigaelle Levray

November 21, 2013

The Beat the Blues and Trans Awareness Week hosted a combined candlelight vigil to commemorate the lives of those lost to suicide and to strengthen and encourage those who have experienced depression. Guest speaker, Finn McMillan spoke about his own depression and struggle to feel comfortable as a transgender man. McMillan, 23, was born with female sex ...

‘Transvisible’ documents love, acceptance within the life of a transgender activist

'Transvisible' documents love, acceptance within the life of a transgender activist

Roy Azoulay

November 20, 2013

In celebration of Trans Awareness week, the Chicano/a Studies Department, MeChA, F Word and CSUN’s Gender and Women Studies department hosted a film screening on Wednesday afternoon where they showed “Transvisible: the Bamby Salcedo story.” In the presence of Salcedo and the filmmakers themselves, ...

Get to know: Stephen Maxwell

Get to know: Stephen Maxwell

Daily Sundial

November 20, 2013

Questions: Major: Communications   Favorites: Food: Carne Asada Athlete: LeBron James Sports Team: Miami Heat   Life: Hardest part about being a student-athlete: Time Management Greatest Accomplishments: Receiving a scholarship to play Division I basketball Hobbies: Going to the movies or going to the beac...

CSUN’s Big Comedy show features comedians from the Chelsea Lately show

CSUN’s Big Comedy show features comedians from the Chelsea Lately show

Clarissa Perkins

November 20, 2013

The 2nd annual “Big Comedy” show featuring Jo Koy, Josh Wolf and Natasha Leggero, all comedians featured regularly on Chelsea Lately , sold out Tuesday night at the Northridge Center. Eric Planas, 21, senior communication studies major and senior producer for Associated Students (A.S.) Productions said Jo Koy starred in the hit comedy show last M...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors wrap up road trip with two straight wins

Women's Basketball: Matadors wrap up road trip with two straight wins

Brian Bernstein

November 20, 2013

CSUN (2-2) overcame a halftime deficit by outscoring the Georgia Southern Eagles (1-3) 42-27 in the second half on their way to a 70-58 victory. Georgia Southern’s Anna Claire Knight scorched the Matadors for a game high 28 points but had no other support as she was the only player for the...

The 50th anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’ is nigh

The 50th anniversary of 'Doctor Who' is nigh

Yoscy Perez

November 20, 2013

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/121116756" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Everywhere Whovians are gathering their sonic screwdrivers in anticipation of the long awaited 50th anniversary of BBC’s “Doctor Who,” which airs in two days. The special, titled “The Da...

CSUN PRSSA named most successful student chapter in L.A., hosts first induction ceremony

CSUN PRSSA named most successful student chapter in L.A., hosts first induction ceremony

Clarissa Corona

November 20, 2013

>>>CORRECTION: CSUN PRSSA has not officially been named the most successful student chapter in Los Angeles. However, it is the largest student chapter in Los Angeles. CSUN’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has been named the most successful student chapter in Los Angeles. As such, the CSUN chapter celebrated and held its...

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