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Looking back at season two of Girls

Looking back at season two of ‘Girls’

Alex Curran March 20, 2013

Season two of the critically acclaimed HBO series "Girls" saw the series go in a direction that fans feared after the stellar first season. While working on season two, creator Lena Dunham was receiving...

Spring Breakers will have you hating or loving spring break

‘Spring Breakers’ will have you hating or loving spring break

Alex Curran March 18, 2013

  Director Harmony Korine said the point of  the film "Spring Breakers," is to show audiences the debauchery of spring break. However, a million movies have done that before and nobody believes...

Ellis Godard – CSUN professor and Phish philanthropist

Alex Curran December 7, 2012

  The band Phish has a massive following with almost no help from mainstream media. They were never featured on MTV and are hardly played on the radio. The band's success grew in the early...

Food drive helps spread holiday cheer

Alex Curran November 14, 2012

Unified We Serve’s Fourth Annual Food and Clothing Drive ended Wednesday with the closing ceremony on the Oviatt Library stairs, celebrating the drive’s biggest donors. “I’m awed at the...

The last remaining bookstores

Alex Curran November 14, 2012

Prior to the rise in chain consumerism in the ‘90s, bookstores used to be a local and community hangout. With chains like Barnes and Nobel, Borders and Crown Books pushing mom and pop stores out of business,...

Youth vote flocks to the polls

Alex Curran November 8, 2012

Defying predictions, the youth vote was a major factor in the presidential election for the second straight year, making up a bigger percentage of the overall electorate in 2012 than in 2008. The youth...

Mens Soccer: Matadors blank Mustangs, advance to Big West Finals

Men’s Soccer: Matadors blank Mustangs, advance to Big West Finals

Alex Curran November 7, 2012

CSUN is headed to UC Davis for its first Big West Championship game after defeating Cal Poly 2-0 behind dominate play from junior forward Edwin Rivas in the semi-final Wednesday night at Matador...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors get revenge with 1-0 win over Cal State Fullerton

Alex Curran November 1, 2012

Beto Valesquez's curled free kick in the first half proved to be the difference in Wednesday night's game as the Matadors defeated the Titans 1-0 in a physical, defensive game at Matador Field. The...

Valley family arcade shop closing its doors

Valley family arcade shop closing its doors

Alex Curran October 31, 2012

It's Friday night and the room is about half filled with wide-eyed kids in their late teens or early twenties ready to virtually fight each other. “It will get a little busier around 11...

The voter de-evolution

Alex Curran October 29, 2012

With students' enthusiasm for voting this November down from four years ago, the CSUN chapter of the California Faculty Association (CFA) is mobilizing to raise awareness about a critical ballot for...

Clubs and venues you should hit at night

Alex Curran October 24, 2012

Being so close to Hollywood, there is no shortage of nightclubs for CSUN students to hit up. Finding the good ones in the muck of overcrowded, overpriced and uber-exclusive clubs is a different story....

Former death row inmate lectures in favor of Prop. 34

Former death row inmate lectures in favor of Prop. 34

Alex Curran October 17, 2012

Exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez spoke at the USU Wednesday, persuading students to vote yes on Proposition 34, California’s measure that would end the death penalty. “You don’t...

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