Media partly to blame for ‘Runaway Bride’ debacle

Reality shows like MTV's "The Real World," where people expose every detail of their lives for the entertainment of viewers, are outdated. The new method for obtaining that oft-desired "15 minutes of fame" is to runaway from your own wedding. You'll get more attention...

Tactless Nazi comparisons must stop

The opportunity to cultivate shock value in order to sensationalize and push home a point is often utilized, even if it means trivializing the brutality of one of the most inhumane governments in modern history -- Nazi Germany. A couple weeks ago, a...

Childhood norms could be root of dating problems

Before a newborn has a chance to utter his or her first word or take a first step, gender norms are already present. Male or female gender norms are embedded into our surroundings. They are blended in our institutions, toys, and the way...

Big Show 5 sweeps fans off their feet

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University looks to recruit more international students

CSUN is looking to increase the number of international students in attendance within the next five years from the current 1,200 students to about 1,600 students, making up about 5 to 6 percent of the total student population. International students currently total about 3...

Students fill Sierra Quad for Big Show 5

With talks of weekend rain, Marina Terteryan, director of concerts for Student Productions And Campus Entertainment, hoped nothing would ruin the CSUN's Big Show 5. "Unless there's pouring water and the earth opens up, the show goes on," Terteryan said Saturday. Rain...

CSUN looks to continue run of good play against LMU

Finally starting to play better as of late, the CSUN baseball team will now prepare to face the Loyola Marymount Lions at 3p.m. today at Matador Field. So far in May, CSUN has been able to snap its 14-game Big West Conference losing...

Northridge Open prepares track team for Big West

The Matadors track and field team wrapped up their regular season by setting a few personal records as they hosted the Northridge Open. The Open had a little bit of everything with athletes from local High Schools competing, all the way up to...

Local bars to get you through endless nights of studying

As finals week rapidly approaches, it seems fitting that the Daily Spotlight publish something to help students with their studying. But as a semi-typical college student, I know that some blas? list of "study tips" would be about as helpful as instructions to construct...