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CSUB Gamer Education Day a 1UP for Gamers and Charity

Story and Photos by Adrienne Villanueva, CSUB Public Affairs InternThe third annual CSUB Gamer Education Day was held on Friday, April 4th. Open to CSUB students and the community, the event serves as a way for Campus Gamers to share … Continue reading

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Preparing today’s youth for tomorrow’s future at CSUB

Story and Pictures by Irma Cervantes, CSUB Public Affairs Coordinator Many middle and high school students spend that time of their life living day by day, with no worries about what tomorrow will bring. But for almost 3,000 Kern County … Continue reading

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The Consent Project Kicks Off Sexual Assault Awareness Month at CSUB

Story and Photos by Adrienne Villanueva, CSUB Public Affairs Intern On April 2, 2014, The Consent Project, an organization dedicated to raising sexual assault and violence awareness, held an event kicking off Sexual Assault Awareness Month at CSUB. One of … Continue reading

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CSUB Housing Director shares how she chose Holistic Medicine to fight ovarian cancer

Story by Ilse Reyes, CSUB Public Affairs Intern Photos by Brian Willhite, CSUB Public Affairs Intern In 2001, she was given a death sentence. Twelve years later, Crystal Becks is sharing her story on how she has successfully battled her … Continue reading

Q2S Forum Scores High for Some, Raises Concerns for Others

Story and Photos by Brian N. Willhite, CSUB Public Affairs Intern As the campus community gathered, some were encouraged, others confused, but all were curious and eager for a better understanding of the upcoming quarter to semester conversion at CSUB. … Continue reading

CSUB Club Fair: A place to find your space

Story and Photos by Ilse Reyes, CSUB Public Affairs Intern Student involvement on campus is an important mission for CSUB. Joining a club, fraternity, sorority, or organization can help students become successful. It can build character and teach students how … Continue reading

CSUB student making helping others a priority this Thanksgiving

Story and Photos by Irma Cervantes, CSUB Public Affairs Coordinator Nima Mashhoon remembers going hungry many times during his childhood. “I faced hunger and it’s a terrible thing that should never have to happen to anyone,” said a very emotional … Continue reading

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Award-winning author comes to campus

Story and Icardo Center Photos by Stephannie Heerdink, CSUB Public Affairs Intern Photos of Dezember Reading Room visit by Irma Cervantes, Public Affairs Coordinator Rebecca Skloot, science journalist and award-winning author for her writing on The Immortal Life of Henrietta … Continue reading

Giving Life after Death: Henrietta Lacks Personified

Story by Stephannie Heerdink, CSUB Public Affairs Intern Photos by Irma Cervantes, CSUB Public Affairs Coordinator Highly desired in the scientific community, and bought and sold by the billions, HeLa cells have become one of the most important tools in … Continue reading

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John Wren

John Wren, the South High football coach who died suddenly on July 2, 2013, was one of my favorite students at CSUB. He belonged to a rare subset of the student athlete: those who have talents beyond sports. Other members … Continue reading

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