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Textbooks or tablets, the evolution continues

Michelle Reuter

May 9, 2013

As the semester comes to a close for students, it is once again time to decide what to do with the textbooks they purchased back in January. There are a number of options, each with its own advantages and drawbacks. The cost of the university textbook has been a point of indignation for students for ...

Students visit GradFest to prepare for big day

Students visit GradFest to prepare for big day

Megan Diskin

March 8, 2013

[View the story "CSUN Gradfest 2013" on Storify]CSUN Gradfest 2013Students share their excitement over graduation package purchases at Gradfest, a two-day event where graduating students can purchase all items needed for graduation. Storified by Daily Sundial· Mon, Mar 11 2013 12:46:15CSUN stude...

Students use alternative methods to purchase textbooks

Students use alternative methods to purchase textbooks

Melissa Simon

January 26, 2012

Students have turned to alternative methods of purchasing textbooks to offset the high cost of a college education. Among the many methods preferred by students are textbook rentals, using e-books and shopping at online bookstores, such as Amazon or Chegg, all offering textbooks at discounted ...

Matador bookstore offering more ebooks and rental books

Samantha Tata

January 24, 2011

In an effort to save students money and increase access to course materials, the Matador Bookstore has doubled the availability of rental books from last year and introduced 200 digital titles for the coming semester, said Amy Berger, store director for the Matador Bookstore. “In the fall...

Students pledge to recycle as part of America Recycles Day

Aimee Lastrella

November 15, 2010

Students were encouraged to take a life-long pledge to recycle Monday as part of America Recycles Day. CSUN students pledged to find where materials can be recycled in their communities and to be an example to their communities by recycling batteries, cell phones, electronic waste and recyclin...

Halftime report gives students a look into the new Student Recreation Center

John Michael Simko

November 2, 2010

Under the sultry sun, students gathered on the Matador Bookstore lawn to celebrate the halfway building point of the new Student Recreation Center opening Spring 2012. The University Student Union (USU) hosted a celebration to commemorate the building of the new recreation center during the Student ...

Students to celebrate halfway mark of new recreation center

Britten Fay

November 1, 2010

The University Student Union is celebrating the future Student Recreation Center today by holding a Halftime Report on the Matador Bookstore lawn. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., students can  go learn about what the new center will offer as well as participate in activities, enter raffles for ...

Matador Bookstore sells new clothing line that helps families make a living

Jackie Holmes

September 26, 2010

A new line of clothing is being sold at CSUN’s Matador Bookstore but unlike the numerous clothes that already line the racks, this clothing line is much different. Alta Gracia, the new brand of clothing, is made in a factory that pays the workers a living wage, enough money to provide for adequat...

An environmental and social bond between Apple and HP

Julio Alberto Cruz

September 13, 2010

Apple and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are not only popular computer and electronic companies, but they are environmentally and socially responsible businesses. In a 2008 book, The Better World Shopping Guide, by Ellis Jones, both Apple and HP were recognized for their environmental practices and social accountability, plus both are very much ...

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