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Student Travel Column: Destination Lithuania

Danuté Scola, a 20-year-old student traveled to Palanga, Lithuania and poses in front of a nearby pond.
Julie Gauthier November 9, 2015

https://vanessapbarajas.cartodb.com/api/v2/viz/49993182-7959-11e5-a9e8-0e787de82d45/viz.json Danuté Scola, a 20-year-old student majoring in Liberal Studies, talked to The Sundial about her trip...

Peace Corps recruiters inform students on volunteer opportunities

Peace Corps volunteer, Nick Leichliter speaks to CSUN students about Peace Corps membership.
Nicholas Thompson October 29, 2015

The Peace Corps visited CSUN on Wednesday to encourage students to go out and experience the world, while changing it for the better.Nick Leichliter, a Peace Corp volunteer who recently returned, spoke...

Student Travel Column: Destination Hawaii

A resort-style pool nestled between the Royal Hawaiian hotel and its sister property, the Sheraton Waikiki in Oahu, Hawaii. (Cindy Yamanaka/Orange County Register/MCT)
Julie Gauthier October 25, 2015

https://vanessapbarajas.cartodb.com/api/v2/viz/49993182-7959-11e5-a9e8-0e787de82d45/viz.json Adriana Aguilar, a double major in Chicano studies and political science, talked to The Sundial about her...

Student Travel Column: Destination England

Tourist poses with two guard statues outside of a tea shop.
Vanessa Barajas October 10, 2015

https://vanessapbarajas.cartodb.com/api/v2/viz/49993182-7959-11e5-a9e8-0e787de82d45/viz.json Taelim Kim, 22, is a graduating senior majoring in journalism and minoring in Japanese who traveled to the...

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...

Traveling for spring break on a college budget

Traveling for spring break on a college budget
Himerria Wortham April 3, 2014

Spring break is a great time to decompress from the stress of the semester by leaving the books at home and enjoying a mini vacation getaway. However, planning the trip starts with the fun of figuring...

Matadors struggle to pay for holiday vacations as airfare prices increase

Melody Cherchian December 5, 2012

Holiday traveling seems to be diminishing among CSUN students this semester as hotel rooms and plane tickets rise in price. Marie Montgomery, spokesperson for AAA, said travel prices generally tend...

Drop the keyboard, pack a suitcase

Illustrated by Jasmine Mochizuki
Julia Vazhenina December 2, 2012

  When was the last time you or your friends visited a foreign country, armed with a map in one hand and a foreign-language phrase-book in the other, as you tried to figure out where the next...

Sustainability and travel intersect in CSUN student’s radio show

Sigourney B. Nuñez April 21, 2011

Every Friday evening, Lauren Lunstrum anchors a radio show that she streams live from her studio apartment in Northridge. She uses a website called blogtalkradio.com. The magic happens via Lunstrum’s...

Student travels the world as a humanitarian

Elano Pizzicarola April 14, 2011

Kristina Maglic got her first glimpse of poverty as a toddler when her father’s love for surfing brought her and her family to Mexico. While there, Maglic spent a significant part of her childhood living...

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...

Travel vicariously during spring break

Alison Geller March 29, 2011

With spring break just around the corner many people may realize they don’t have the funds and/or the desire to travel.  So if you’re looking to live vicariously through others from the comfort and...

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