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' Tony Gilroy of the 'Bourne Trilogy' debuts his second director/writer initiative since the Oscar-winning 'Michael Clayton.' As a crime/spy romance, 'Duplicity' deals with Gilroy's trademark theme: the elusiveness of truth. Deceit, a common thread in many romantic-comedies, weaves perfectly with a con story of two corporate spies looking to land the big payoff. 'Duplicity,' the most implausibly honest love story, exudes wit and charm while still imparting Gilroy's notorious third-act surprise.

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Friends should not gossip about each other. If they do, rest assured '- the friendship is in trouble.

Georg Buchner's 'Woyzeck' explores man's endurance and tests limits. CSUN's performance of 'Woyzeck' is a dark musical ballet, which comments on the nature of man, modern medicine and the effects of poverty. Director J'amie Morrison, takes us on an introspective ride into Woyzeck's psychosis.

With Big West Conference play coming up in a few days, the CSUN baseball team (9-12) strung together some much-needed wins over the weekend at Matador Diamond as they took three of four games from Columbia (2-15).

CSUN may have found a new and innovative way to help increase voter turnout in this years Associated Students elections, which has gone through some difficulties in the past three attempts.

Even though it wasn't noon yet the walls of the Pub were packed wall to wall with people. Despite it being hard to move the campus community was yelling and cheering in excitement for the men's basketball team as they played the first round in the NCAA Tournament.

A Low Brow Art Show proved to be more than its name, a form of art that pokes fun at convention, would suggest. The show, held in CSUN's Grand Salon, attracted numerous visitors each of whom paid five dollars to gaze at the beautiful artwork created by local Chicano artists. The proceeds went to benefit undocumented students.

The No. 2 Matadors concluded their seven-match homestand on Saturday by sweeping Hope International 3-0. The sweep was the 12th in 22 games this season for the Matadors (19-3) and served as preparation for an upcoming road stretch.

The Cal State Northridge softball team (20-9) kept rolling Saturday afternoon as they swept Cal State Bakersfield in back-to-back games at the Roadrunner Softball Complex.' In game one, Debbie Duran '- once again '- pitched a complete game for the Matadors in a 10-5 victory.

Boredom can often be a factor while studying, so every once and a while every student needs activities to break the monotony.' Students who want to let loose on their free time might want to check out www.hammered.org.

There are a frightening number of challenges facing students today: a recession, dismal job market, budget cuts and impaction. The Associated Students (A.S.) is charged with acting as the conservators of our trust '- not to mention our money. There has been a lot of healthy debate between candidates over the past few weeks addressing the very issues students are concerned about.

There is a lot of rhetoric thrown around during the Associated Students presidential election.' Four sets of presidential/vice presidential pairs are campaigning for the highest elective office at CSUN.' A position that includes a $1,200 a month stipend, free tuition, a free faculty parking pass, an extensive executive travel budget and probably the most important, access to the most exclusive university officials and the ability to have your personal opinion heard by the University President, Jolene Koester.