Big Show 5 proves big fun for CSUN students

CSUN hosted two most explosive bands, Jimmy Eat World and Taking Back Sunday, at the fifth annual Big Show Sunday. The show was coordinated by the Associated Students' Student Productions and Campus Entertainment division. Limited activity in the Sierra Quad made it obvious that...

CTVA Student Film Showcase awards filmmakers

T he Department of Cinema and Television Arts presented its 15th Annual Student Film Showcase at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater Wednesday night to salute students' skills and award filmmakers Alan Armer, alumni Darren Grant and comedian Sinbad. The showcase, hosted by Sinbad,...

In mayoral race, the city of L.A. will be the loser

After a slow start following the March primary, the race to become the next mayor of Los Angeles has heated up in the past few weeks. At first, the candidates seemed to be hiding. The first debate took place at 5 p.m., when...

L.A. billboards offer up a proclamation

Spanish television networks, radio stations and newspapers have become a billion dollar empire, and in this empire, the Burbank-based Univision is king. So when KRCA Channel 62, a Spanish-language independent station, needed to come up with a new advertising campaign, they needed something that...

Worship at the fountain of youth

Twenty years ago, Philip Wagner and his wife Holly founded the Oasis Christian Center as a Bible study group operating out of a friend's home in Beverly Hills. Eventually, the congregation grew large enough to move into the Destiny Theater on Wilshire Boulevard...

Group raises awareness of American Indian culture

The American Indian Student Association at CSUN has been creating cultural awareness for almost 30 years, and informing the campus community that the American Indian culture is alive in the United States. "We want people to know that American Indians are still alive," said...

Passports to be required of citizens re-entering U.S.

U.S. citizens and others traveling to and from the United States will be required to show passports when entering or re-entering the United States beginning Dec. 31, 2007. This new security measure, known as the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, is an effort to increase...

Class analyzes current issues in Spanish culture

CSUN students are gaining an analytical view of the cultural aspects that define contemporary Spanish society in Professor Eduardo Barros-Grela's Spanish Civilization course. "I want this to be a different type of course," said Barros-Grela. "Usually, Spanish civilization courses start and end focusing on...

Shootings heighten students’ awareness

Four deaths have occurred as a result of nine different highway shootings in the Los Angeles area since mid-March, causing some commuter students to become more aware of their actions on the road. The California Highway Patrol has assembled a task comprised of officers...

Dull enthusiastic about CSUN athletic program

Having been athletic director at all three levels in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, CSUN Athletic Director Dick Dull has found a home at Cal State Northridge. Originally from the East Coast, Dull has made himself a staple on the...