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Mobile application to help students find open parking spaces

Mobile application to help students find open parking spaces

Michelle Reuter

April 23, 2013

Students will soon have a tool to help them find parking spaces at CSUN. A new mobile application has been developed that will help students as they search for a parking structure before they even get to campus. Graduate student Max Aram has been working with groups all over campus since 2011 to develo...

Women’s doubles tennis team talks about synergy on the court

Women’s doubles tennis team talks about synergy on the court

Areli Rodriguez

April 23, 2013

By Michelle Reuter April 23rd, 2013 Section: Sports In the game of tennis, sometimes a little drive and determination is just what a team needs to prevail against a tough competitor. Luckily for the CSUN women’s tennis team, its top two doubles pairings are chock full of both. Doubles set...

Graduating from college with a debt-free degree has its costs

Graduating from college with a debt-free degree has its costs

Jason Gallaher

April 22, 2013

As concerns about national student debt crossing the $1 trillion mark flood the media, CSUN students are finding ways to graduate from college with a bachelor’s degree debt-free. CSUN students said their concern about taking out loans comes from uncertainty in being able to pay them back. ...

Student hopes to use math to explain how biological cells function

Student hopes to use math to explain how biological cells function

Melanie Gaball

April 22, 2013

Students may not appreciate their math education, but systems involving the subject are everywhere. William Sherman, a mathematics graduate student, notices that security systems, including entering a PIN at an ATM, are based off prime numbers, which can only be divided by one and itself. ...

Matador Nights returns with New York theme

Jason Gallaher

April 22, 2013

The University Student Union is putting on Matador Nights this Friday, April 26 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. in the Plaza del Sol, Grand Salon, and Northridge Center. The theme for this semester’s Matador Nights is New York City, complete with a Coney Island carnival-style atmosphere that includes a f...

Students continue the fight against cancer with 8th annual Relay for Life

Students continue the fight against cancer with 8th annual Relay for Life

Melanie Gaball

April 22, 2013

CORRECTION: Saturday will be the 6th annual Relay for Life event held by the CSUN Colleges Against Cancer club, not the 8th, as stated in the article. The club has been been established for eight years. The CSUN Colleges Against Cancer club will host their 8th annual Relay for Life event Saturday at 10 a...

Eco-friendly garden spots grow on campus

Eco-friendly garden spots grow on campus

Karla Henry

April 22, 2013

By Melanie Gaball April 18th, 2013 Section: News CSUN’s Southern California Ecoregion Demonstration Garden located by the Transit Center on Prairie Street. Photo credit: Brita Potenza / Daily Sundial A new garden which will feature plants native to the Northridge ecosystem has been built n...

Easy tips for growing your own food

Easy tips for growing your own food

Brita Potenza

April 22, 2013

By Brita Potenza April 18th, 2013 Section: Features - Photos Growing your own garden is an affordable option for food that ensures your vegetables are 100 percent untouched by chemicals. It can also give you a sense of gratification. Here are some quick tips on how to grow your own vegetable gar...

CSUN Bike Collective encourages alternative transportation

CSUN Bike Collective encourages alternative transportation

Bob Garcia

April 19, 2013

By Bob Garcia April 18th, 2013 Section: Features - Photos - Student Spotlight Carlos Sapon (left), 18, history major and Esteban Rivas, 25, political science major are a part of CSUN Bike Collective. A.S. provides the club with $700 so that they can have weekly bike clinics and fix CSUN stu...

Easy tips on how to grow your own food

Easy tips on how to grow your own food

Brita Potenza

April 18, 2013

Growing your own garden is an affordable option for food that ensures your vegetables are 100 percent untouched by chemicals. It can also give you a sense of gratification. Here are some quick tips on how to grow your own vegetable garden with the help of Erica Wohldmann, a CSUN psychology professor...

Former CSUN student teaches natural horsemanship lessons at ranch

Former CSUN student teaches natural horsemanship lessons at ranch

Christina Bennett

April 17, 2013

By Megan Diskin April 17th, 2013 Section: Features It’s just past 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the Healing Equine Ranch in Agoura Hills as eight women are led through a morning meditation. The distant rumble of horse hooves permeate the ranch. The women take deep breaths in and out ...

CSUN holds 16th annual Carnaval

Jorge Neri

April 16, 2013

The 16th annual CSUN Carnaval gives students the opportunity to go on a free international tour and experience different cultures. As one of the most diverse campuses in the CSU system, CSUN has eight different ethnic studies programs, and each will be represented at Carnaval. The University Student Union will le...

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