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Q&A: Behind the flu shot with the Klotz Center

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Kianna Hendricks

February 28, 2018

It's flu season again and commercials, as well as advertisements, are popping up everywhere advocating for the flu shot . The Center of Disease and Control recommends those over six months old get the flu shot every year, but less than half of Americans do.“I find it unnecessary for myself,” senior marketing student Tracey Juhnke said. “It’s more n...

Matadors of the week

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Ethan Hanson

February 28, 2018

Trevor Casanova: From the moment he stepped into the batter's box, Casanova has made his presence felt both at the plate and behind the plate. The junior college transfer from El Camino College had eight hits in 11 at-bats for the Matadors who crushed Manhattan in a three-game series. Casanova on Saturd...

Student demonstration denounces campus police’s reaction to gun threat

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Jacob Pascua

February 28, 2018

Students dressed in red and white, fervently chanted “My life is not a hoax” and “Open and operational” in a staged performance in front of the Oviatt library on Monday. The class of COMS 401, performance and social change, expressed their discontent with how campus police managed the false gun threat on Feb. 16. The students criticized CSUN for the lack of communication as students panicked when they ...

CSUN grad wins All-Star Weekend DJ competition

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Lauren Turner Dunn

February 28, 2018

Lebron James wasn't the only winner this All-Star Weekend. More than 3,000 people gathered at the Santa Monica Pier for the Bleacher Report LA All-Star Weekend experience where CSUN grad Josh Forbes, also known as DJ Vicious, won first place in the Campus DJ battle competition. Forbes finished his...

Vs. Growing Pains

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Breaunne Pinckney

February 28, 2018

We all go through the pain of reality hitting us at some point or another. Whether it be when we notice we’re getting old because of certain things that we do, or just by trying to make ends meet with bills. Our transitions from children to teenagers to adults aren’t always the smoothest. Some...

Matadors heading into Big West play

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Justin Vigil

February 28, 2018

After an impressive 5-0 start to the season, the Matadors have stumbled to an 8-5 record as they prepare for the Big West conference play.No. 12 CSUN will now begin the journey to etch their mark on Big West history.Next on the schedule is No. 1 ranked Long Beach State. Long Beach remains undefeated at 14...

Real Xcape—Episode Three: College Struggles

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Curtis Cammeron

February 27, 2018

Bassam Shaktah and I'maiya-Milan Wright talk about the struggles of renting and and living in the dorms while being a college student, as well as developing news and entertainment.

Kuwait National and Liberation Days celebrated on campus

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Brandon Ilano

February 27, 2018

Green, black and red balloons filled the room with the colors of the Kuwaiti flag. Kuwaiti flag-themed decorations lined the walls and people were treated to cupcakes with themed frosting.Nearly 100 students and visitors gathered at the grand salon Friday night to celebrate Kuwait National and Liber...

Weekly Events for 2/28-3/06

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Daisy Orozco

February 27, 2018

Wednesday 2/28 The Oscar Concert Before the famous award show begins on Mar. 4, experience live music from different Academy Award-nominated films such as "The Shape of Water," "Dunkirk" and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." Music arrangements will be conducted by Thomas Wilkins. 8 P.M. $43 - $161, ...

Super Smashed

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Nick Rose

February 27, 2018

Contestants got super smashed by the winner Chris Saldana and his characters, Zero Suit Samus and Pac-Man, at the USU Games Room for the first "Super Smash Bros. for Wii U" video game tournament of the semester. Ten contestants, several of whom learned about the event moments before the start, joined...

Matador games to watch this week

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Ethan Hanson

February 27, 2018

Games to watch for: Men's Basketball vs Fullerton on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Wednesday's game against the Titans might as well be called a playoff game for CSUN (6-23, 3-12) who are tied for last place in the Big West Conference. It's the team's last game of the regular season and a tie would almost eli...

Stop blaming video games for mass shootings

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Julio Mendez Ulloa

February 27, 2018

In wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, President Trump said he believes video games are having a negative effect on the nation's youth. “We have to do something about maybe what they’re seeing and how they’re seeing it, and also, video games,” President Trump tol...

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