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Professor’s research finds family, respect and honor are the core of low rider culture

Kristopher A. Fortin

April 14, 2011

Every Friday, after mass, the nuns of Saint Joseph’s Catholic school in La Puente would tell students to cover their eyes when the canary low rider covered in painted roses would pass in front of the church. The nuns warned the students to stay away from the car and the people that drove the vehicle too close to the ground, but Dr. Denise Sandoval couldn’t help having an admiration for the color and detail of the car which f...

Student stress on the rise

Natalie Estrada

April 11, 2011

Fernando Hernandez learned a lesson the hard way. After four years of struggling with high levels of stress and anxiety, the 22-year-old biology major said he now recognizes the importance of effective time management in order to avoid the physical and mental effects caused by these issues. “I try to st...

A.S. Outdoor Adventure program offers travel excursions throughout the semester

Juana Esquivel

March 29, 2011

A battle between gravity and the human body ensues as Leticia Garcia attempts to balance herself on a log smack dab in the middle of the San Gabriel River. She manages to remain upright by gripping a rope supported by two groups of men flanking opposite sides of the riverbed. The men concentrate on ...

CSUN offers education on credit card management and financial planning

Christiaan Patterson

March 24, 2011

At the age of 35, business finance major, Adrineh, who chose not to give her last name because of confidentiality reasons,  has already filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. “We bought a house five or six years ago when the prices were high and we started renovating the house,” she said. “At the same ...

Professor’s passion for activism influences his art

Brian De Los Santos

March 16, 2011

Professor Harry Gamboa Jr.’s first masterpiece involved a couple cans of spray paint and a wall at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art which served as his canvas. In 1972, Gamboa and two other members of his art entourage, Asco (Spanish for nauseated), had asked a museum curator at LACMA why Chicano art was nonexistent in the museum and he told them Latinos did not partake in art but rather in gangs. The art group respond...

CSUN administrators say reporting unusual behavior in students may prevent campus violence

Krista Daly

March 8, 2011

Over winter break a gun and explosive materials were found inside a student’s dorm on campus. After making threats to students and staff, David Everson, 22, deaf studies major, was placed in a mental health facility and then taken into police custody. According to CSUN Chief of Police, Anne Glavin,...

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