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Pack up the yellow umbrella kids: “How I Met Your Mother” says goodbye

Pack up the yellow umbrella kids: “How I Met Your Mother” says goodbye

Alex Vejar

March 31, 2014

Warning: If you haven't watched the How I Met Your Mother finale, you probably should. Like now. We’ll wait. The series finale in two paragraphs. Ready? Go! The mother dies. She’s been dead for the entire series. There, it’s out there. Oh, and her name was Tracy. Barney and Robin get divorced,...

Walking Dead season finale sees the return of the ‘Ricktator’

Jasmine Burch

March 31, 2014

The gang is back! Just when we thought it was a silver lining to this zombie madness, their post-apocalyptic world takes yet another turn for the worse. Season 4 of “The Walking Dead” may have lagged momentum at times, but the finale unravels many unanswered questions. After a drawn-out series, producer Fra...

AS elections begin Tuesday, students can vote in person or via their Gmail account

Jonathan R. Diaz

March 31, 2014

Associated Students (AS) Elections will be held April 1 beginning at 8 a.m. Students can vote via email through their CSUN Gmail account or in person at polling stations at Matador Square, Arbor Grill and the Matador Bookstore. Students will have the opportunity to vote for AS president and vice president c...

Farmers markets, the urban grocer

Jake Fredericks

March 31, 2014

Thank goodness for bees. Without these amazing winged specimens the season of spring would cease to exist. You don’t have look very far to see how impactful the bees’ labor of love stretches, simply look toward the variety of produce, offered in great quantities from vendors at Los Angeles’ farmers m...

Getting the Lakers from zeros back to heroes

Getting the Lakers from zeros back to heroes

Alex Vejar

March 31, 2014

  The Los Angeles Lakers were once the powerhouse of the NBA. They were in the playoffs year after year, won 16 championships with the help of Hall-of-Fame players, and carried an aura with them whenever they stepped foot on the basketball court. Now, with a record of 24-48, they are one of the laughing stocks in...

More students applying for financial aid in California, studies show

Araceli Castillo

March 30, 2014

In the last academic year the number of students applying for financial aid in California has increased. This includes freshmen, graduate students and students who haven’t applied before but now need aid. There has been a rising amount of students at CSUN. “In the last five years we have seen...

Central American studies to host two documentary filmmakers this week

Jonathan R. Diaz

March 30, 2014

Central American Indigenous Studies Lecture Series will present a film screening entitled,  “Life and Empowerment Through the Kuna and Embera Lenses. Panamanian Documentary filmmaker Anayansi Prado will talk about the community of Akua-Yala in Panama. She will screen two short films produced by th...

Alumni host discussion on how to make it in video game industry

Alumni host discussion on how to make it in video game industry

Lauren Reyes

March 30, 2014

Two CSUN alumni spoke to a crowd of video game enthusiasts as part of a panel discussion about producing, designing and writing for the video game industry. Video game developers Jim Martin, J.J. Pomegranate and Dalan Musson addressed a full room of CSUN students interested in potential careers in ...

The nutrition facts label gets a makeover

The nutrition facts label gets a makeover

Amanda Blake

March 28, 2014

How often do you read the "Nutrition Facts" label before making a choice about what to eat? The purpose of the nutrition facts label is to help consumers make healthier choices. You may opt for a brand of wheat bread because it contains more fiber than another, or you may prefer a can of soup with le...

Softball: Matadors split doubleheader against San Diego squads

Softball: Matadors split doubleheader against San Diego squads

Steven Espinoza

March 28, 2014

  The Matadors (22-11) picked up a win against the San Diego Toreros (15-16) 4-2 and a loss against the San Diego State Aztecs (25-9) 5-0 in a pair of nonconference games Wednesday evening at San Diego State University Softball Stadium. The Toreros started Cassidy Coleman in the circle as their ...

Ready for Uber Lyft off: transportation is changing

Asher Silberman

March 28, 2014

Guests: Uber Driver Terry Jones, Professor Mintesnot Woldeamanual and Professor Wallace Zane

Alumnus Nazarian to lead $25 million fundraiser for College of Business & Economics

Alumnus Nazarian to lead $25 million fundraiser for College of Business & Economics

Joanna Jacobo

March 28, 2014

CSUN alumnus, David Nazarian, was commemorated at a ceremony held in front of the newly named David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, due to his generous $10 million donation on Thursday. Following his recognition at the CSU Board of Trustees meeting on March 25 for the gift, the CSUN commun...

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