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Studies show Facebook may affect mood more than previously thought

Studies show Facebook may affect mood more than previously thought

Nicole Socala

April 30, 2014

Social media boils down to an emotional whirlwind of status updates, tweets, retweets, selfies, shares, likes and tags. Twitter users tweet 400 million times a day, and over 4.75 billion pieces of content are shared daily on Facebook, according to Zephoria Internet Marketing. This constant influx o...

Panelists talk immigration, political participation as part of discussion

Steven Maiken

April 30, 2014

Professor from various colleges spoke at a panel discussion regarding immigration and political participation as part of Central American studies symposium on migration. Political science associate professor Karthick Ramakrishnan from UC Riverside, political and Chicana/o studies professor Adrian Panto...

Stagecoach sees some spill-over from Coachella

Stagecoach sees some spill-over from Coachella

James Waters

April 29, 2014

Just as the desert wind drowned out the banging beats of back-to-back Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival weekends, a different kind of twang rode into Coachella Valley. Stagecoach, more commonly referred to as Ragecoach by its young party-minded festival-going crowd, was held for the eighth...

Matador News: Heatwave and 20 mph winds the rest of the week

Asher Silberman

April 29, 2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Bans Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life. Anchors: Danny Max, Monica Olivas and Emerald Zellers Producers: Rebecca Lopez and Jasmine Vaughn

Seniors who did not print graduation tickets by deadline may still be able to

Illustration By: Jae Kitinoja/Contributor

Joanna Jacobo

April 29, 2014

Despite concerns regarding the awarding of Commencement 2014 tickets due to deadline confusion, students who contacted the Office of Involvement and Development have now been contacted and awarded their desired number of tickets. Tickets to attend commencement were to be claimed by students prior to A...

Asian House to be renamed in honor of professor, mentor

Himerria Wortham

April 29, 2014

The Asian House that holds the Asian American Studies (AAS) Activities Center and the Women's Research and Resource Center (WRRC), will be renamed to the Glenn Omatsu House on April 29 in honor of professor Glenn Omatsu. Omatsu, an Education Opportunity Program (EOP) faculty mentoring program coordinator,...

Gender and women’s studies panel discusses feminism and peace

Author Teresa Langle de Paz speaks about how world peace can not be achieved until gender equity is a thing of the past during the Sex in the Library lecture series (Photo Credit: Ana Rodriguez / Assistant Photo Editor)

Nate Perez

April 29, 2014

Teresa Langle de Paz, founder and co-director of Women’s Knowledge International, spoke about how women and the feminist emotion could be used as a building block for peace as part of the Sex in the Library presentations. The event was sponsored by the gender and women’s studies department, the...

Central American studies hosts panel discussion on student activism

Karthic Ramakrishnan from the University of  California, Riverside gives a lecture at the Central American Studies lecture at the Northridge Center on April 28. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)

Gabby Escamilla

April 29, 2014

Student activism was one of the panel discussions held by the Central American studies department as part of a symposium on migration at the Northridge Center on April 28. Devora Gonzalez, a graduate from the University of Arizona, discussed the recent issues surrounding State Bill 1070. The Ar...

Men’s Golf: Matadors drop three spots to seventh on day two of championship

Men's Golf: Matadors drop three spots to seventh on day two of championship

Steven Espinoza

April 29, 2014

    The Matadors finished in 7th place after day two of the Big West Conference Men’s Championship at The Country Club at Soboba Springs in San Jacinto Monday. Team-wise, the Matadors entered the second round 19-over par. Monday, CSUN finished at 12-over par. The team posted a s...

First-round quarterbacks, defenders make for must-watch NFL Draft

First-round quarterbacks, defenders make for must-watch NFL Draft

Andrew Martinez

April 29, 2014

  Normally, the NFL Draft takes place in the last weekend of April. However, the NFL elected to push the three-day spectacle back two weeks this year, making the May 8 through May 10 event even more drawn out. Despite this, the 2014 draft is a worthy viewing rival to the current  NBA and NHL playoffs. What m...

AS talks graduation tickets, congratulates women’s rugby team

The Associated Students meet to discuss the agenda for the day on Monday, April 28 at the Grand Salon in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: Magaly Barajas/Contributor)

Daché Jackson

April 28, 2014

The graduation ticketing process was discussed by senators at Monday’s Associated Students (AS) meeting. Tom Piernick, director of the Office of Student Development and International Programs, said some students have been having problems printing or requesting additional tickets for guests at the t...

All Hail, the Microwave: get zapped

Jake Fredericks

April 28, 2014

Aside from Double-Doubles and vanilla shakes from the drive-thru, God’s greatest gift to cooks is the microwave. This culinary anomaly can make ramen in seconds, nuke an entire turkey in minutes and host a Peeps battle like none other seen before. Best of all, virtually anything can be made with a ...

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