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Students suggest a warm weather playlist

Crowds walk around Venice Beach

Michael Herrera

March 20, 2016

Spring break is here and many could not be happier. We can let go of our stress, have a couple of drinks and forget about school even if it is just for a short time. Whether we’re lounging poolside or enjoying the sun at one of the beautiful beaches, music allows us to escape reality. It doesn’t...

Matador News: April 2nd, 2015

Matador News: April 2nd, 2015

Matador News

April 2, 2015

Governor Brown issues mandatory water restrictions; a terrorist attack on a university in Kenya leaves more than 145 people dead; a tentative deal is reached on Iran's nuclear program. Matador News reporter Maria Cruz reports on next week's Spring Break. Anchors: Jacqueline Serrano, Jenny Vuong, Noemi...

Three beaches to help you chill out this summer break

Westward Beach is featured in movies, TV shows and advertisements. The rock bluffs above the beach is a popular whale watching and hiking trail, on Saturday, March 7. Photo credit: Brooke Holland

Brooke Holland

March 31, 2015

Living in southern California, it’s forever an endless summer. If you’re looking for an L.A. beach spot for sunbathing, swimming or surfing, look no further than Malibu. Here’s the guide to three breathtaking Malibu beaches that are worth a drive down Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). El Matador State Beach ...

Back up plans for spring break

300 dpi 3 col x 7.75 in / 146x197 mm / 497x670 pixels Philip Brooker color illustration of a beachfront pool in Miami's South Beach. The Miami Herald 2003

Aiyi Kang

March 30, 2015

Semesters are long and students are more than ready for a break. We've reached that time of the year again when we escape our grueling study schedules to indulge in a week of rest, relaxation and belligerent day drinking. If you still haven't booked your flight, or not so sure where to go here's a list of...

For the non-LA natives, stay local for spring break

Griffith park offers great views of LA and some of the best hiking trails in town. Photo courtesy of MCT

Oscar Vega

April 3, 2014

Spring break in Los Angeles doesn’t sound as fun as spring break in Cancun, Miami, or Fort Lauderdale, but it sure can be. The City of Angels is a cultural hot spot, with locations that are great to see and go to. What’s even better is that a lot of these places are either low on price, free, and easy t...

Spring Break calendar of events

Spring Break calendar of events

Taylor Villescas

April 2, 2014

Event:Dodgers Opening DayDescription:The smell of popcorn and hotdogs is the air, which must mean that baseball season is finally here! Even though Opening Day at Dodger Stadium has sold out, there are still tickets available for the rest of opening weekend against the San Francisco Giants. Students ...

Don’t let spring break break you

Don't let spring break break you

Michelle Reuter

April 3, 2013

It’s finally here! Spring break is upon us. Seven whole days we can use to be good, responsible little college students and rest up for that last push to finals. We could even use the extra free time to study and work on term papers. Think of the fulfilling hours we could spend quietly reading at the library. ...

Tips on cleaning up your place before spring break

ReAnne Rogers

April 2, 2013

Former dorm resident Chris Sanchez, 21, a senior psychology major used to go home for the entire spring break when he lived on campus. “I found it easier to have everything clean when I would leave,” Sanchez said. “I might not be there for a week so I might as well clean. I didn’t feel like...

Choosing Catalina Island as your travel destination

Christianna Triolo

March 29, 2011

If you are planning your spring break and you do not want to go too far, Catalina Island is your destination for fun and relaxation, whether you are spending a day or the weekend. Catalina Island is just 22 miles off the coast of Southern California and is part of the eight beautiful Channel Islands that ...

How to enjoy your spring break on a budget


March 29, 2011

By Gayane Jerome After the last paper has been turned in and the midterms are over, most students are ready for spring break, a time when they can relax and have some fun. But for many students the fear of going broke is the reality, which prevents them from having a good time during the break. Is it possible to have fun and mind your budget at the ...

Best travel spots in California

Marina D. Sandoval

March 29, 2011

Since California is surrounded by beautiful cities, mountains and beaches, any one of these locations can be a prime destination for spring break. Depending on your interest, here are five destinations that range from soaking up the sun, floating down the river to hiking through a desert. Kern River V...

Spring break getaways on a budget

Victoria Hernandez

March 29, 2010

Midterms are done, term papers are turned in and now the Holy Grail has finally arrived at CSUN--spring break.  Many college students may have their heart set on Mexico, but what is one to do in this time of recession with little cash. Here are a few alternatives to enjoying spring break without hurting your wallet and still beating the San Fernando ...

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