Bill would authorize CSU doctorate degrees

A new bill introduced in the state legislature would allow CSU administrators to offer clinical and professional doctorates. "The bill language would give (the) CSU authority to offer what we're referring to as clinical or professional doctorates in audiology, and doctorates in education,"...

Families urged to discuss death wishes following Schiavo dispute

With the death of Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman who set off a debate about life and death choices, right-to-life and right-to-die organizations said they will increase awareness about the importance of communication within families regarding death wishes. Some right-to-life organizations said any review...

Man gets 16 to life for student’s 1983 murder

In a courtroom full of emotion and tearful testimonies, Edmond Jay Marr was sentenced Monday to 16- years-to-life in prison for the 1983 murder of CSUN student Elaine Graham. Before San Fernando Superior Court Judge Charles Peven handed down the 15- years-to-life second-degree murder...

Gas prices hit all time high

With world oil prices on the rise, consumers continue to experience record-breaking gas prices. According to the Automobile Club of Southern California's Weekend Gas Watch, self-serve regular gas from Los Angeles to Long Beach averaged $2.38 a gallon, 23 cents higher than this...

Copeland demonstrates development with ‘In Motion’

Over the past year, rock music has come back with an ever-fighting presence. This includes anything from hard-rock all the way through emo. The latest contribution to rock music is the indie-pop band, Copeland, signed with The Militia Group. Taking the next...

CSUN alumnus defies adversity in tough field

Ten years ago, when CSUN alumnus Dan Danko decided to make a living writing and editing for television programs, he said that a few business contacts and a background editing and writing comic books weren't his only industry assets. Danko said self-motivation was...

Kendall Payne matures with ‘Grown’

Kendall Payne's "Grown" shows growth and maturity for such a young writer, who has so much more to give to the music industry with her powerful vocals, and deep and introspective lyrics. This album is perfect for one of those Saturday afternoons around the...

Hollywood brings comic book to life with ‘Sin City’

Dimension Films released Frank Miller's comic sensation "Sin City" Friday, and helped bring the graphic novel's characters to life with an exciting cast and guest director Quentin Tarantino. It was No. 1 at the weekend box office with $28.1 million. Co-directed by Robert Rodriguez...

Venice convenience

Click for slide show