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Earth Fair showcases nature’s best features

Student knocks over cans by throwing a ball
Hannah Brunelli April 22, 2016

The Bayramian lawn was alive in celebration of Earth Day with music, art, food, jewels, a Tesla on display and more during Thursday’s Earth Fair. Students relaxed amidst the event in hammocks stretched...

Klotz center offers STD testing on campus

Photo of Student Health Center
Daisy Perez April 15, 2016

Sexually transmitted diseases are passed on during any sexual activity when one person who is infected transfers it to their partner. According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, individuals...

FAQ: Klotz Student Health Center

The entrance to  the Klotz Student Health Center
Genna Gold March 10, 2016

Passing out bags of colorfully wrapped condoms and witty notes about pregnancy prevention along the Sierra Quad, 27-year-old first-year master's student Meagan Robinson tries to reach out to students....

Matador recreation day promotes healthy living

Target Practice on the Student Recreation Center Field during Fitness Day on Feb.25. (Matthew Wojtasiak/The Sundial) Photo credit: Matthew Wojtasiak
Matthew Wojtasiak February 28, 2016

Matadors celebrated National Recreation Sports and Fitness Day Thursday with an obstacle course on the Student Recreation Center field.Audrey Martinez, events supervisor for the USU, said, "Matador Recreation...

Spread of Zika virus concern to travelers and pregnant women

A mosquito from the genus Aedes, which can carry Zika virus. (Jeffrey Arguedas/EFE via ZUMA Press)
Daisy Perez February 19, 2016

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently moved its Emergency Operations Center to a level one activation in response to the Zika virus outbreak, according to a CDC press release. This came...

Matador News: May 5th, 2015

Matador News: May 5th, 2015
Matador News May 5, 2015

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson announces his presidential candidacy; Matador News reporter Michell Gomez talks to CSUN Student Resource Center director Jimmy Francis about new health services for stressed-out...

CSUN hosts campus-wide cigarette clean-up for Earth Day

Over 3,000 cigarette butts fill a five gallon water container after students, campus staff and volunteers toured the campus cleaning up cigarette waste. Hallie Cook/Photographer
Halie Cook April 21, 2015

As part of this year’s Earth Day celebration, the Health Promotion and the Alive and Well Peer Educators invited volunteers to help clean up the campus' cigarette waste on April 20. “We had volunteers...

Positive thinking has more power than you think

A detail on the front desk of Unplug, a new drop-in meditation studio in Los Angeles. (Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Kathleen Johnson March 21, 2015

Be. Do. Have. Though they may seem simple, these three words have the ability to change a person's reality. So often in life we become caught up in living in the future. We are programmed with the idea...

The benefits of having more sex

The benefits of having more sex
Jamie Perez March 16, 2015

Sex. Something so taboo and considered a topic to be kept hushed, yet it is something very natural for human beings to engage in. With the mere mention of sex, it tends to spark the interest because it...

Fitness Fridays: the benefits of pole dancing

Natalie Haskell practices her routine at 24th Street Theatre/Sierra 2 for SacPolemento, Sacramento's first annual pole dance and aerial arts showcase. Haskell owns Exotic Pole Fitness By Natalie in Marysville, California, and she has been pole dancing for five years. (Morgan Searles/Sacramento Bee/MCT)
Jamie Perez March 13, 2015

When people think of ways to stay healthy, many consider working out to stay in shape and decrease the chances of health related medical issues. People will often look for fun, new ways to stay in shape...

Fitness Fridays: Stress Relief

(Jen Rynda/Baltimore Sun/MCT)
Jamie Perez March 6, 2015

There's nothing more prominent in a college student's life than stress. With the plethora of homework and essays assigned, on top of working and finding time to sleep, we are all drained by the end of...

Creative ways to get fit

Creative ways to get fit
Rose Barraza February 17, 2015

Climb, jump, dodge and flip this year for a complete and unique full body workout in Northridge and Van Nuys. The Student Recreation Center offers rock-climbing classes with the membership that is already...

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