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Hush, Hush’s ‘Finale’ is worth the wait

Amanda El Khoury

November 14, 2012

          In the midst of the craziness  a healthy brain relaxation may be needed. A good way to forget about to-do lists is to open up a brand new book that will pull you into another world. A good book series that does this is“The Hush, Hush Saga” by Becca Fitzpatrick, which consist of fo...

Reporting from the ring

Reporting from the ring

Amanda El Khoury

October 24, 2012

I had no clue what to expect as I walked through the doors of the New York City Boxing Club to train and spar with boxers. The fighters at the gym, who were blasting music and doing various exercises, ranged from professional grade to amateur. Many were jump roping, some were beating on a punching ba...

Students celebrate Banned Book Week

Amanda El Khoury

October 1, 2012

Students in the First Amendment tutorial taught by Dr. Elizabeth E. Martinez organized the Banned Books Readout at CSUN, part of a national week celebrating the Freedom to Read. “Hundreds of books have been banned in U.S. history, including works by Shakespeare and Mark Twain,” according to Martinez...

Pan African Studies to host Black Panther Film Fest

Amanda El Khoury

October 1, 2012

The Pan African Studies department is hosting the Black Panther Party For Self-Defense Film Festival, with co-sponsor the Black Student Union. The Black Panther Party was created in the 1960s as a response to racism, brutality and the oppression, said Michele Beller, administrative support assistan...

Do better grades depend on seating in class?

Amanda El Khoury

September 11, 2012

Most students believe that where they sit helps them stay focused and involved in lectures. John Carlton, graduate student in screenwriting, typically sits in the middle-front of the classroom and believes that sitting there helps him stay focused. “You know the professors may look in my directio...

The best apps for music and concert seekers

Amanda El Khoury

September 5, 2012

  Hello music lovers of CSUN.! Curious about when musicians and bands will be making an appearance near your city? Perhaps there is an interest in new music releases. Probably you want a useful for app for when you’re at the concert. Whatever your musical interest may be here are some apps tha...

Gas prices take drivers on a wild ride

Amanda El Khoury

August 28, 2012

Saving money on gas has become a priority for students following the Aug. 6 Chevron Richmond Refinery fire. Edith Manuel, a freshman computer science major, commutes from Downtown Los Angeles three to four time per week to save money. “My parents don’t have a car and I don’t want to buy a...

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