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It’s a long road to a higher education

It’s a long road to a higher education

Adriana Celis

April 29, 2015

Commuting to CSUN could be probably the worst thing about the school. Its time-consuming, with traffic backed up for blocks. Even worse, having to spend more than half an hour looking for a mediocre parking space, and in the end to only be forced to look to another parking lot. Luckily and unfortunately,...

Living out someone else’s dreams

Living out someone else’s dreams

Esmeralda Ramirez

April 6, 2015

Ayat Fathella, 21 and the youngest of four siblings, came to the US from Kuwait in Oct. 2012. She is study civil engineering, and plans to graduate Fall 2017, but it’s not what she wants. "It's my mother's dream, not mine," said Fathella. Fiend and fellow civil engineering major Nour Abdullah, 2...

The pursuit of knowledge knows no age limit

The pursuit of knowledge knows no age limit

Rose Barraza

March 18, 2015

A retired model and actress had a successful career becoming the first female actress champion, winning a grand total of $100,000 during the first season of "Star Search," but she still felt a void in her life. Before her stardom, Dorothy Goulah-Pabst grew up in Toronto, Canada with her working class c...

Artists among us: the Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition features student talent

Liana Hofer

April 28, 2011

Hanging strips of a fax cartridge, a bloody map and a television displaying kinetic type can all be found in one place: CSUN’s Juried Art Student Exhibition. Showing at the main gallery of the Art Center, this annual exhibit features 88 artworks by CSUN students, selected by three judges from more than 350 submissions. Accor...

CSUN student balances school and work

Ashley Soley-Cerro

March 23, 2011

Like many college freshmen, Sarah Pasio came to CSUN wondering how she would find the time to balance a job, a full time school schedule, time with her family and boyfriend, joining clubs and making new friends on campus. She is now in her second semester and moving forward. Between working at a Vons gro...

Embracing life through fear

Alexandra Brell

March 29, 2010

Big Bear, the television show “Lost,” the U.S. road infrastructure and nyama choma, which is Swahili for grilled goat meat; these are a few of Doris Magiri’s favorite things. Magiri, a grad student in her last semester at CSUN, is a Kenyan native and has found herself a home away from home in California. She c...

One in 33,000: Student fights for equal rights though the arts

Jennifer Zeitlin

February 17, 2010

Kathleen Jaffe, a 23-year-old theatre major,  has found a way to combine her love for theater and film with her passion of spreading the message of equal rights for the LBGT community. Jaffe has worked with several organizations with the mission of promoting equality, the most recent being Ou...

1 in 33,000: Near or far, a true California girl at heart

Christianna Triolo

February 1, 2010

Lauren Lefkowitz, is a 20-year-old business major who wanted to have the true college experience. However, she did not find it at CSUN but across the country on the East Coast at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst). Born and raised in West Hills, Lefkowitz is following in her family’s footsteps by going to school at CSUN. Lefkowitz’s father, ...

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