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Arts, media grads talk future

Alexander Viray

May 8, 2009

Finding a job right out of college is not the sure thing it used to be as budget cuts and layoffs plague all divisions of labor. Some arts and media majors have panned ahead and prepared themselves with jobs and internships after graduation to help them get their foot in the door, though even work ex...

Students make directorial debut

Alexander Viray

May 6, 2009

Student filmmakers from Cal State Northridge will displayed years of hard work at the 19th annual Senior Film Showcase yesterday at the Academy of Television Arts Sciences. The Showcase will premiere the top five student films out of 20 as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press. One of the films, ti...

Downtown Burbank streets close for art celebration

Alexander Viray

April 29, 2009

The usual hustle and bustle of cars in downtown Burbank was missing this weekend, and instead throngs of avid art lovers filled the streets enjoying everything from intricate paintings to elaborate hand crafted jewelry for the Downtown Burbank Fine Arts Festival. Burbank holds the festival twice a ye...

Las Vegas comes to Matador Nights

Alexander Viray

April 23, 2009

Since 2006 Matador Nights has been a popular themed event for students to have a fun and entertaining night on campus. Matador Nights offers games, live music and food free to CSUN students. CSUN will be having its last Matador Nights event of the school year on Friday April 24. This semester organizer...

From folk to soul and back again

Alexander Viray

April 15, 2009

Van Nuys is probably one of the last places one would think of to look to discover brilliant and captivating folk music. But all things aside, Jenny Lewis brings forth remarkably creative and memorable performance out of the valley that is a breath of fresh air in today's music scene. Lewis performed...

‘Snapshots’ honors dead students

Alexander Viray

April 13, 2009

The dance program at CSUN is one that often doesn't get the recognition it deserves, but this weekend 'Snapshots - A Dance Experience' put on a show proving that it is not one to be overlooked. The performance was sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology and College of Health and Human Development an...

Expert hazing prosecutor addresses Greeks

Alexander Viray

April 3, 2009

Fraternities and sororities welcomed speaker David Westol to the campus to address the problem of hazing in the Greek system. CSUN is a no-hazing campus and the Greek council opposes it as well. Westol graduated from the University of Michigan and was an assistant prosecutor for nine years. He has al...

?Tamales de Puerco? is one of a kind

Alexander Viray

April 2, 2009

It's not too common to see a play performed in two different languages. But when a play incorporates three different languages in steady dialogue it becomes more than just a play. It becomes a unique experience. The play 'Tamales de Puerco' premiered on the CSUN campus this past weekend. The trilingu...

?Tamales de Puerco? premiers this week

Alexander Viray

March 25, 2009

The Department of Deaf Studies, Department of Chicano/a Studies, and Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature are proudly presenting the play 'Tamales de Puerco.' 'Tamales de Puerco' tells the tale of a Mexican tamale vendor who learns that her son is deaf. She also must fight aga...

‘Street Fighter’ doesn’t kick high enough

Alexander Viray

March 4, 2009

'Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li' opened up this weekend with high hopes. The adaption of a popular video game to the big screen has been done many times over, and the 'Street Fighter' franchise is no stranger to the field. The original 'Street Fighter' movie debuted in 1994 and barely did justice to...

Thurston Moore goes solo

Alexander Viray

February 23, 2009

Brash noise and distortion coupled with slow melodies are basically the best words to sum up Thurston Moore's style of music. Moore made his way to cult status fame as the front man of the 80s and 90s rock band Sonic Youth. Recently he played at The Smell in downtown Los Angeles to devoted fans who va...

Bunnies, drum pads and Bobb Bruno

Alexander Viray

February 16, 2009

Bobb Bruno. At first you'd think there's nothing peculiar about him. He's an Asian man with long hair and regular street clothes. But on stage, Bruno embodies a unique alter-ego. When Bruno performed at The Smell he laid half a dozen stuffed animals in front of his electronic drum machine. The stuffed anim...

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