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Class recreates highly acclaimed book The Postmortal

Class recreates highly acclaimed book The Postmortal

Finding a cure for aging is something that has not yet been accomplished in the world we live in. However, in the Postmortal world, the idea is surfacing and being discussed as a possibility of the future. Twenty-eight CSUN students from 13 different sections of University 100 rehearsed their own rendition of Drew Magary’s book […]

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The Matabots put cutting-edge designs to the test during VEX Robotics Competition

The Matabots put cutting-edge designs to the test during VEX Robotics Competition

  After putting in hours of hard work each week, the Matabots team competed in their first event which showcased their engineering skills through their intricate robot designs. On Nov. 21 the Matabots participated in the VEX University League event. This event helps them qualify for the annual VEX Robotics World Championship which occurs annually […]

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Student voices: Maintaining heritage languages

Student voices: Maintaining heritage languages

There is an overwhelming lack of foreign language education throughout schools in the United States. Many individuals experience a withdrawal from their mother tongue and either speak English with their families or drop out of foreign language programs at a young age. In Europe maintaining one’s heritage language along with learning English is encouraged throughout their education. […]

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Student film ¡Corre! draws attention to sex trafficking

Student film ¡Corre! draws attention to sex trafficking

    She is unaware of the troubles that loom inside the dark walls of the brothel. Her body may be weak, but her determination is resilient.  Women continue to be tormented by fear of speaking out against their captors. This is illustrated through Lucia, a representation of the many invisible women around the world […]

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Hip-hop club tunes into the beat

Hip-hop club tunes into the beat

Photos by Alex Vejar Dancing is a source of happiness for CSUN Hip-Hop club members. They thrive from this highly personal outlet of self-expression through dance. This was one of the first dance clubs to be established on campus in 2001 and it has attracted many students who were interested in getting in tune with […]

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Students For Life club brings insight to pro-life

Students For Life club brings insight to pro-life

Life is a sacred concept. One minute you are here and the next you are gone. Yet there are those who do not get to live life past the womb. More often than not those who are not ready for parenthood do what they think is best and get an abortion. The CSUN Students For […]

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CSUN’s new celestial astronomy club

CSUN’s new celestial astronomy club

The members of the CSUN Astronomy Club share a passion for anything and everything celestial and host numerous activities that engage the whole CSUN community, from movie nights to discussions. “I noticed that we had no astronomy club…there was no place for anyone that’s into astronomy to get together,” Michael Artinian, 24, senior astrophysics major […]

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Student veteran unveils her voyage

Student veteran unveils her voyage

Veterans Day is a time to reflect and be grateful for the sacrifices of the men and women who have and continue to fight for this country’s freedom. It is a time to acknowledge the strides we’ve made and remember those who’ve fallen, but whose memory and sacrifices are never forgotten. Service often stems from […]

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Harvest Fest offers fun for kids, networking opportunities for their parents

Harvest Fest offers fun for kids, networking opportunities for their parents

By Nicolette Hinojos Pumpkins lined the sidewalks, and scarecrows and posters hung on the walls while hay bales provided fall inspired seating at the 15th annual Harvest Festival on Saturday. The San Fernando Valley heat did not stop families from celebrating the fall season at the child friendly festival which was full of fun games, […]

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Cinematheque: Bringing the classics to the valley

Cinematheque: Bringing the classics to the valley

If you’ve been to Manzanita Hall, you’ve seen it; the alcove tucked away behind the glass doors, with walls that are adorned in classic movie posters from an era when movie stars exuded glamour while being triple threats and when the films themselves defied their time. Nestled between the rows of marvelous and colorful artwork […]

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The Nine Drink Minimum: Professor meets stand-up comedy

The Nine Drink Minimum: Professor meets stand-up comedy

English professor turned comedian, Jose Alvarez started off by studying English with a creative writing emphasis during his undergrad years at CSUN. It was when he took a comedy writing course during his last year that he first explored the fun side of writing. So how does one go from professor to comedian? During the […]

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Songstress paints the silence with music

Songstress paints the silence with music

After working as a camp counselor and singing to young girls at an arts camp in Michigan, 20-year-old business marketing major Chandler Juliet decided she wanted to make her music known to the world. “Hearing the girls sing the lyrics to my songs over the summer… and seeing how they related to my lyrics, I […]

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