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Meet a Matador
Besides helping CSUN alumni find jobs, the Career Center gives its student volunteers a professional edge.
Job searching after graduation isn’t easy; the Career Center, located in University Hall 105, is available to help. Counselors are available on a walk-in basis to answer student questions. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.; and Friday, 10 a.m.-noon. In addition to the professional staff, peer educators are on hand for consultations. Senior business management major Katryna Howard is one of the peer educators. Read more
Developing good money habits inspired Cat Placencia to offer financial help to her peers.
Cat credits her financial education to her mother.
“My mother taught me ways to save and smart tips I could carry with me when I went off to college,” she says. Read more
CSUN student and budding writer Devon Zarro self-published her first novella.
Second-semester freshman Devon is a newly published author and a freshly minted English major.
“I started out as a theatre major,” she says. “But I love writing. I decided to change my major to English with an emphasis in creative writing.”
By high school, Devon had already penned her first novella, “The Altruist.” The 15,000-word story took her almost a year to complete. Read more
The path to higher education can be challenging as well as expensive. “My Two Cents” is an article series that contains tips to help you make good financial decisions while you’re in school.
Paying for tuition, textbooks, rent and groceries can be a major strain on your wallet. Some might resign themselves to that idea that being poor is the reality of a college student and that money will always be tight. This perception may discourage some from saving at all. Read more
One student’s passion has helped grow the CSUN Tennis Club into a competitive force.
Ask Angelenos to name their favorite sport and most would probably say baseball, basketball, hockey or football. For Southern California native Ayotunde Alele, a political science major at CSUN, the answer has always been tennis.
Ayotunde Alele, or Tunde, as he prefers to be called, developed a love for tennis at a young age. He even was introduced to CSUN through the sport; he participated in its junior tennis classes (for children ages 8-16), in which he took lessons from CSUN’s own coaches to improve his playing. Read more
One student used her diverse life experiences to snag a scholarship.
Sandra Kushnir, a CSUN master’s student in counseling (marriage and family therapy), has always been an adventurer and a philanthropist.
Over the past few years, she has traveled extensively. First she participated in a fellowship program in Israel to learn more about the impact of the Middle East conflict. Then she taught English in Italy for three months. Read more
"My Two Cents" is a series of articles with tips to help you make wise financial decisions while in college. Here fellow Matadors share how they maximized their internship experiences.
College is a time for learning, networking and discovery. Choosing the best internship opportunity is hard, especially when some are unpaid. But while a college job has the potential for creating splurge funds, an internship can provide the foundation for a lifelong career. Read more