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How to reduce your daily carbon footprint

How to reduce your daily carbon footprint

Lisette Rosales

April 21, 2014

Whether at home or school, or while traveling, the way people dispose of the items they buy and the food they eat affects theirs carbon footprint. A carbon footprint is a measurement of the carbon dioxide (CO2) people produce, according to an article by howstuffworks.com Much of the things people do as ...

Carnaval fills USU with sights and sounds of various cultures

Araceli Castillo

April 21, 2014

Music and dances from different cultures and nationalities filled the University Student Union on April 17 as students watched and participated in the 18th annual Carnaval. A lounge area was available where students were eating, talking and playing games such as the Loteria, a Mexican board game similar ...

Stop paying for Mayweather Jr.’s fight

Nate Perez

April 21, 2014

Undefeated boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s next opponent starts with an M, but it isn’t Manny Pacquiao, which is why you should not purchase Mayweather Jr.’s next fight. Aside from serving two months in prison for domestic battery charges and from his flamboyant lifestyle, Mayweather Jr. is...

NBA’s rising squads battle veteran teams in three key playoff series

NBA's rising squads battle veteran teams in three key playoff series

Brian Bernstein

April 21, 2014

  Portland Trailblazers versus Houston Rockets Brian Bernstein The No. 4 seeded Houston Rockets face off against the No. 5 seed Portland Trailblazers in a first round matchup that is sure to be worth all the hype. This first round contest will entertain the basketball world with plenty of offense. In f...

CSUN students open their school bags to reveal interesting items

Jasmine Sanchez, sophomore sociology major, holds a picture of her and her grandparents. Photo credit by Brionna Lewis.

Brionna Lewis

April 21, 2014

If you’re like most students, you carry the essentials: pens, pencils, a notebook and maybe a laptop or iPad. But there are other things students carry--funny things, quirky things, things that tell a little bit about who they are. Freshman Brittney Harvey, deaf studies major,  does not leave th...

Art is everywhere on CSUN campus

Art is everywhere on CSUN campus

Joanna Jacobo

April 21, 2014

During orientation, volunteers from New Student Orientation (NSO) program on campus walk the grounds with dozens of incoming students, giving them a tour of every building and monument that holds a significance to the school. At the start of the 2012 spring semester at CSUN, a new monument was added to th...

Eggs-cellence: Why eggs are great, and also why they suck

Jake Fredericks

April 21, 2014

There are but a few culinary luxuries that can match the food-gasm of flavor from a perfectly cooked egg. If you’ve never seen or tried it before, I dare you, nay, I double-dog dare you, to order a cheeseburger with a fried egg. Just imagine a little, golden balloon filled with a sexified protein cent...

Brokechella offers an snapshot of LA culture on the cheap

Brokechella offers an snapshot of LA culture on the cheap

Fernanda Calloway

April 21, 2014

Brokechella is a fairly new event in Los Angeles. It is similar to Coachella, however it has a smaller, more intimate style. The event began three years ago and has since grown to fill a local site in the art district near downtown Los Angeles. This year saw four stages filled with music, as well as ...

Shopping fair trade

Jake Fredericks

April 19, 2014

Here’s a quick reference guide for when you’re hunting for establishments that offer fair trade foods, or are looking for some retailers that carry fair trade products. Compartes Chocolatier: If you’ve got a sweet tooth, head down to Brentwood’s Compartes Chocolatier, located at 912 S. Barri...

Vegan and vegetarian diets are growing in popularity

Asher Silberman

April 18, 2014

Hosts: Koenig and Ladiana Guests: Vegans Marilyn Peterson, Keith Sikora, Dr. Diana Shore

Baseball: CSUN halts losing streak, defeats Hawai’i

Matadors Brycen Rutherford (Center) makes a pickoff move to the first baseman  Will Colantono (Bottom Left) as a Hawai'i baserunner leaps for the base. (Photo Credit: Zuying Chen / Contributor)

Kevin Linares

April 18, 2014

Both the Matadors (14-23, 3-7 Big West) and the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (14-20, 2-8) have had a tough time winning in the month of April and looked to put an end to it in the series opener at Matador Field. The Matadors were fighting to put a halt to their five game losing streak while the Rainbo...

Vincennes street closed for street maintenance

A steamroller seen paving the street. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Diaz/News Editor)

Andrew Martinez

April 18, 2014

Vincennes street between Reseda Blvd. and Darby Ave. has been closed by the city of Los Angeles Department of Street maintenance for paving until 1 p.m. CSUN was not notified by the city, according to the CSUN police department (PD). Students and faculty attempting to access parking lots B1, B2, B3 or B4 are advised to use Prarie Street...

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