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Earth Fair showcases nature’s best features

Earth Fair showcases nature’s best features

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 underneath shady trees, while “The Delatz” played music under a tent on the lawn. Activities...

Klotz center offers STD testing on campus

Klotz center offers STD testing on campus

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 from 15 to 24 years old make up over 25 percent of the sexually active. If left untreated, STDs can ...

FAQ: Klotz Student Health Center

FAQ: 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. Standing by a table filled with information about the services offered by the on-campus Klotz Student...

Matador recreation day promotes healthy living

Matador recreation day promotes healthy living

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 Day is about promoting health, fitness, and wellness, while being free for all CSUN students....

Spread of Zika virus concern to travelers and pregnant women

Spread of Zika virus concern to travelers and pregnant women

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 not long after the World Health Organization issued a Public Health Emergency of International Concern rega...

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 students. Anchors: Paul Chu, Ulises Vargas, Jannet Mata and Maria Cartaya Producers: Alexi Chidbachian...

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

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

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 from all the major clubs and campus organizations and even staff members throughout different...

Positive thinking has more power than you think

Positive thinking has more power than you think

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 of reaching a certain level of success by obtaining materialistic or superficial things that will someho...

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 is something that is not often publicly and freely talked about. Sexual attraction to others is something...

Fitness Fridays: the benefits of pole dancing

Fitness Fridays: the benefits of pole dancing

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 outside of simply going to the gym. As an up-and-coming form of exercise, pole dancing is making it...

Fitness Fridays: Stress Relief

Fitness Fridays: Stress Relief

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 the day. Despite our busy lives, it is important for us to learn how to manage our time a little be...

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 included in your CSUN tuition. Rock-climbing clears your mind and works out your entire body. “You’re...

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