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Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Yazmin Cruz October 20, 2009

Tracy Shu’s life is at a standstill. The 21-year-old sociology major has missed a week of classes because “my heart is not in the right place.” “School isn’t my thing,” she said....

Spotlight: One out of 36,000

Jaclyn Rymer October 16, 2009

Many people can sing. Many people can play an instrument. Some can write music. Andrew Papillon can do all three. This 23-year-old CSUN student is majoring in liberal studies, but has always...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Aprile Sumague October 14, 2009

For Cyle Zezotarski traveling is not all about staying at swanky hotels and visiting the usual tourist spots. Traveling for him is learning the culture of one’s country or state, being able to meet...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Michelle Nelson October 13, 2009

A free college education did not come without its costs for international student Elinor Temple, originally from Sweden. Temple, a 28-year-old business accounting major, said it was the freedom...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Abel Pacheco October 12, 2009

Triphena Denise Georgette Lawrence is a bubbly, enthusiastic, passionate freshman mechanical engineer major. Lawrence, the only child of Jamaican immigrants, said she was inspired to become a mechanical...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Wendy Barba October 12, 2009

The inspiration to help at-risk teenagers achieve success comes from her personal struggles. Vanessa Bustamante, a Chicano studies and communication studies major, used to be a high school student...

Spotlight: One in 36,000

Rodney Williams October 8, 2009

La’Shay Clifton has experienced her fair share of triumphs and setbacks but she hopes to one day become a motivational speaker and be able to inspire people to continue to reach for their goals. Clifton...

Spotlight: 1 in 36,000

Abel Pacheco October 6, 2009

Joel Garcia is a 24-year-old English graduate student at CSUN, who first completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA where he doubled majored in Spanish and English. His main focus is on creative...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Abel Pacheco September 30, 2009

For Terrance Stewart, being a leader on campus is not only a way to pad a resume, but it has become his passion, one he discovered during his freshman year at CSUN.   Stewart, a 20 year-old...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000
Jaclyn Rymer September 28, 2009

Growing up without a male father figure since the age of seven was difficult for CSUN student Anthony Barajas. Despite his loss, the benefits of being raised and growing up around all females served...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Yazmin Cruz September 25, 2009

During the beginning of the semester, 26-year-old Daehyan Kim's future looked bleak. Like others, he was not able to get into the classes he needed due to the effects of the budget crisis. Kim is...

Spotlight: One in 36,000

Wendy Barba September 23, 2009

Deaf student Allison Kent, 20, is using her time at CSUN to recreate her life and to shed light on communities that are not entirely being represented on campus. Kent, a sociology major, is currently...

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