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Fun apps for your iPad

Fun apps for your iPad

Jake Fredericks

November 14, 2013

This semester, the myCSUNtablet Initiative was unveiled to students and faculty within various academic concentrations. CSUN’s long-term goal is the ‘widening deployment of portable devices and cloud technology for teaching and learning.’ With hundreds of students currently equipped with tablet...

CSUN student skips school to help her family in need

CSUN student skips school to help her family in need

Abigail Rondon

November 14, 2013

Being in college usually means having multiple responsibilities and independence away from home, but for 22-year-old Chelsea Smith, taking care of responsibilities and maturity came at a younger age. “When I was in high school, I did a lot of volunteering. I went to an all-girls’ Catholic school,” Chelsea said. “I volunteere...

Stepping stones for the next-gen: Four games that paved the way

Trevor Stamp

November 14, 2013

The next two weeks are going to be interesting for the video game industry. New consoles are here, yet no one really knows what the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are capable of. More importantly, many people are asking what new gaming experiences developers will deliver with the new hardware. In order to ge...

KCSN News Update: Consumers with a bad credit rating may see their auto insurance premiums double in cost

Brittany Chenelle

November 14, 2013

  The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The US Senate votes to extend historic protections to LGBT workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing new rules that would change the way companies report on hazards and employee injuries. Consumers ...

The Oak Ridge Boys bring early Christmas spirit to the VPAC

Chandelor Armstrong

November 14, 2013

Celebrating their 40 year anniversary, the Oak Ridge Boys are bringing their four-part harmonies to the VPAC for two shows in one on Friday, Dec. 13 at 8:00 p.m.  The group will kick off the show by performing a medley of their hits and then following an intermission, the group will perform a complete...

Unified We Serve displays donations on the steps of the Oviatt Library

Unified We Serve displays donations on the steps of the Oviatt Library

John Saringo-Rodriguez

November 14, 2013

For those living below poverty or working with a low income, a well-balanced meal may be a luxury. One cannot truly comprehend the value of a can of beans or a hand-me-down sweater unless one has also experienced poverty. Donated food and clothing can make a tremendous difference in a persons well-bein...

Unpaid internships: are they beneficial or exploitative for college students?

Alex Vejar

November 14, 2013

Houston Jones, senior cinema and television arts major at CSUN, was an unpaid intern at the Santa Barbara-based Montecito Picture Company. However, Jones did not perform any tasks related to film. He brewed coffee, ordered food for his supervisors and ran errands for which he was not compensated for ...

CSUN to celebrate Trans Awareness Week

Roy Azoulay

November 14, 2013

>>>CORRECTION: The Trans Awareness Week is hosted by several different organizations. The AB1266 (The School Success and Opportunity Act) allows for inclusivity in sex segregated facilities and services for transgender youth in public K-12 school. The Privacy For all Students Coalition (P...

Creator of hit MTV show ‘Catfish’ shares his life experiences

Creator of hit MTV show 'Catfish' shares his life experiences

Clarissa Perkins

November 14, 2013

Applause and the flash of cameras welcomed Nev Schulman, the star of the documentary Catfish and the subsequent MTV series Catfish: The TV Show, to the stage of the fully capacitated Northridge Center in the USU on Wednesday night. Using a series of anecdotes, personal photos and internet memes Schulm...

KCSN launches the first 24-hour Latin Alternative Rock station in Los Angeles

KCSN launches the first 24-hour Latin Alternative Rock station in Los Angeles

Abigaelle Levray

November 14, 2013

Associates from CSUN’s radio station, KCSN-1, celebrated the launch of KCSN-2, the first 24/7 Latin Alternative Rock station, Wendesday. The station hosted a session with Los Lobos, a popular Latin American rock band that has been considered a pioneer in the Latin American music movement for 40 year...

Internship is work without pay

Internship is work without pay

Ana Rodriguez

November 13, 2013

Hey, you! Yeah, you – the student nearing the end of your college career with a sparkle in your eye, ambition in your heart and reality right around the corner. You’re looking for a chance to break into your chosen field, right? You need the connections. You also need the experience. The best thing you can ...

Israel, you don’t get peace with war

Israel, you don't get peace with war

Calvin Ratana

November 13, 2013

War never changes. Ambiguous reasons, propaganda, pointed fingers, supposed peace talks and heated debate flow into a confused public all while people are losing their lives to reasons unknown to them. On Oct. 30, Israeli planes attacked a Syrian military base. To Israel, I ask to stop acting with a...

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