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How to “thrift” the right way

How to

Karla Henry

March 30, 2013

By Christina Moffitino March 30th, 2013 Section: A & E Nothing beats walking out of a thrift shop with a bag full of finds and still a pocket full of cash. My mantra has always been, “you don’t have to have mad money to have mad style.” Thrift shopping is your answer to looking uniq...

Comedic poet shares his latest work with CSUN students

Comedic poet shares his latest work with CSUN students

Jorge Neri

March 25, 2013

By Jorge Neri March 22nd, 2013 Section: News Jeffrey McDaniel, a Philadelphia born poet and professor at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, recited poetry in Chaparral Hall Thursday night as part of an event hosted by The Northridge Creative Writing Circle Club (NCWC club). He wrote his f...

CSUN students protest violence against women at Take Back the Night rally

CSUN students protest violence against women at Take Back the Night rally

Karla Henry

March 23, 2013

Story by Shaleeka Powell March 22nd, 2013 Section: News As more than 100 students, faculty and staff marched through campus with candles and picket signs in their hands, chants of “No more silence! No more violence!” could be heard. Students marched from Plaza del Sol to the Women’s Re...

CSUN group runs the LA Marathon

CSUN group runs the LA Marathon

Christina Bennett

March 18, 2013

[View the story "2013 L. A. Marathon" on Storify]2013 L. A. MarathonExploring all the angles, social media tells the story of this year's sold out LA Marathon through the perspective of racers, volunteers, celebrities and spectators. Storified by Daily Sundial· Mon, Mar 18 2013 23:36:27CSUN g...

‘Fire Chief Charlie’ entertains CSUN students with music stylings

'Fire Chief Charlie' entertains CSUN students with music stylings

Areli Rodriguez

March 18, 2013

By Areli Rodriguez March 15th, 2013 Section: News Students were excited to listen to Fire Chief Charlie an upcoming band from Chicago in the Games Room Thursday as part of Music Nights. Students took a break from the usual billiards and arcade games to listen to the live folk band that ...

Students experience magical night at ‘Mystical Masquerade’

Students experience magical night at 'Mystical Masquerade'

Areli Rodriguez

March 13, 2013

Story by Taylor Villescas March 9th, 2013 Section: News Students attended the Mystical Masquerade, a free magic show, which included a contortionist, dinner and magician Kevin Hurley, in the Northridge Center of the USU Friday. The main act was magician and hypnotist Kevin Harley, ...

California budgets $1 billion more to prisons than higher education and leaves students hanging

Hansook Oh

September 19, 2012

Imagine a society that spends more money on keeping its prison system alive rather than educating their citizens. Imagine a society where you soon might have more youth spending time behind bars than behind the desk. There is no need to imagine this kind of society; this is our reality. Th...

Graduation rates improve despite lack of classes and increased tuition

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Janette Fletcher

February 16, 2012

CSUN graduation rates have improved by 74 percent for first-time freshman and 83 percent for transfer students enrolled in 2010 because CSUN is enforcing a graduation initiative. According to the CSU projects CSUN wants to increase the general six-year graduation rate from 39 percent to 48 percent, close minority gap of 8 percent, and increase transfer gr...

CSUN students go the distance to avoid paying for parking

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

February 7, 2012

CSUN students are parking as far as three blocks away from campus to avoid purchasing parking permits and save money. Jorge Moraga, 23, a CSUN student double majoring in history and Central American studies, is among the students willing to walk more than 15 minutes to campus. The cost of a parking...

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 ...

Student Recreation Center Construction Nears Finish Line

Ryan Klinkert

August 3, 2011

After nearly four years of planning and two years of construction, the CSUN Student Recreation Center is within months of completion. The center is on pace to be completed by the end of the Fall semester and open January 25th, 2012, which remarkably is right on schedule, despite an earlier CSU budget...

Bargain Ball: Beating the Stadium System

Ryan Klinkert

July 7, 2011

Since 2002, ESPN The Magazine has produced an annual Ultimate Standings guide, which measures all professional teams from the four major American sports leagues in a myriad of categories. Such categories include ownership, fan relations, and stadium experience. But perhaps the most imperative of the...

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