Polls reveal international dissent over war

The United States has lost the trust of citizens in countries around the world since the start of the Iraq War two years ago, according to a recent poll conducted by the Program on International Policy Attitudes. According to the poll, which was released...

Number of Iraqi civilian deaths disputed

According to the Iraqi Coalition Casualty Count, an organization that gets its information from the United States Department of Defense, 1,510 U.S. soldiers have been killed, and 11,285 U.S. soldiers have been wounded since the Iraq War began in March 2003. These numbers...

‘Queer Science’ author speaks to CSUN students

Writer, lecturer and gay rights activist Simon Le Vay gave a colorful and comical multimedia presentation to professor Juan Herrero's ethics class, on the biological, psychological and social views of homosexuality Monday. In his book, "Queer Science," published in 1996, Le Vay addressed the...

CSUN Symphony Orchestra gives outstanding performance

The CSUN Symphony Orchestra, headed by Dr. John Roscigno, made it clear to those who attended their performance last week that their ability to play some of history's most beautiful music is nothing short of spectacular. The USU Performing Arts Center housed some of...

CSUN Painting Guild’s ‘Painting: Friend or Faux?’

How can a medium like painting, so easily manipulated, be called upon to represent anything? The CSUN Painting Guild's may have the answer in their newest art exhibition, Painting: Friend or Faux? The exhibition, located in the CSUN West Gallery in the Art...

CSUN students give back to Italian American community

Mix the Italian language with a tongue-in- cheek farce and you have the play Una Farsa Di Dario Fo "Gli imbianchini non hanno ricordi," translated as A Farce by Dario Fo "The whitewashers do not have memories." Director Alexia Reilly added her own flare...

Women’s tennis player has traveled a long way

The long journey of Silvia Gutierrez to the Northridge campus can be traced all the way back to her hometown of Mostoles, Spain, where she grew up and resided until 2003. Gutierrez developed into one of the most accomplished youth tennis players in Spain,...

SUVs ‘largely’ to blame for endangering lives, depleting budgets

When we talk about SUVs, pickup trucks and other oversized vehicles, it is safe to say that large just got larger. Unarguably, if one has five kids, several large dogs and a pet elephant, vehicles like the "Escalade" or the "Avalanche" might be somewhat...

Egypt’s big move to democracy met with hesitance

Egypt recently announced that it will hold multiple-candidate elections later this year for the first time in its 5,000-year history. Prior to this, voting ballots only included the incumbent president -- a dictator really -- and no other candidates were allowed to contest him....

Euthanasia debate starts with Groningen Protocol

In the March 10 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, two doctors from the Netherlands, Eduard Verhagen and Pieter Sauer, published an article entitled "The Groningen Protocol." This protocol was designed to establish criteria under which physicians in the Netherlands could kill...