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Review: Comic Book Apocalypse captures Jack Kirby’s artistic legacy

Review: Comic Book Apocalypse captures Jack Kirby’s artistic legacy

Antione Bowman

September 3, 2015

If the vital purposes of a retrospective are the honoring of the artist, followed by the appreciation of the art, then those purposes find themselves manifest in “Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby.” The exhibition, curated by California State University, Northridge professor...

The Road to Recovery: Sports Injuries

The Road to Recovery: Sports Injuries

Antione Bowman

June 2, 2015

22-year-old senior Rachel Webb, a member of the women’s soccer team at CSUN, was playing in a California Interscholastic Federation tournament semifinal game in March of 2011 the first time she tore her anterior crucial ligament in her left knee, when she was a captain in her senior year at Quartz...

Documentary focuses on the media’s minimal attention to third parties in politics

Antione Bowman

May 7, 2015

“Left Out: Beyond the Two-Party Horse Race,” a documentary film featuring philosopher Noam Chomsky, former presidential candidate Ralph Nader and journalist Amy Goodman, will screen in CSUN’s Armer Theater in Manzanita Hall on Friday at 7 p.m. The film, produced, written, and directed by Jesse...

“Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter” fantasizes reality

“Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter” fantasizes reality

Antione Bowman

April 26, 2015

Antione Bowman / Staff Writer When we meet Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi), the heroine in David and Nathan Zellner’s new film “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter,” she is a conspicuously single woman with a scraggly appearance working in a busy Tokyo office. Each day, she is assigned a menial task, either dro...

Troy Polamalu’s Legacy

Troy Polamalu’s Legacy

Antione Bowman

April 20, 2015

After 12 seasons of playing in the National Football League – all with the Pittsburgh Steelers – Troy Polamalu decided to retire on April 10. Examining Polamalu’s place in the history of the NFL is tricky: his legacy is both delicate and certain. On one hand he was one of the most important pieces...

Sand Volleyball: Second season concludes with promising future ahead

Sand Volleyball: Second season concludes with promising future ahead

Antione Bowman

April 7, 2015

If you’ve taken a stroll past CSUN’s Matadome and the recreation center, past Jacaranda walk, above the east field and adjacent to the soccer field, you may have recently noticed something resembling a giant sandbox on the eastern edge of campus just before Plummer street. That’s the new Matador...

CSUN President announces plans to ban smoking

CSUN President announces plans to ban smoking

Antione Bowman

March 18, 2015

President Dianne Harrison announced plans to ban smoking and tobacco use on campus starting fall semester 2015, on Wednesday afternoon. According to her emailed statement, the new policy is a result of a 2013 survey conducted by “Help Make CSUN Shine Bright” which found that a ban on smoking was...

Daughter of civil rights leader shares father’s journey at CSUN

Daughter of civil rights leader shares father’s journey at CSUN

Antione Bowman

February 26, 2015

The daughter of Ralph David Abernathy, a significant civil rights leader and close associate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr was at the Plaza del Sol’s performance hall yesterday to deliver a speech concerning the Civil Rights Movement. With a backdrop of mostly black and white photographs, Donzaleigh...

President Dianne Harrison encourages higher education at “Super Sunday” event

President Dianne Harrison encourages higher education at “Super Sunday” event

Antione Bowman

February 22, 2015

CSUN President Dianne Harrison was at H.O.P.E.’s House Christian Ministries today in Granada Hills for the annual “Super Sunday,” a California State University-wide outreach program designed to increase university enrollment among students of African American descent. “The purpose of our visits...

Admission requirement changes to take place by Fall 2016

Antione Bowman

February 18, 2015

CSUN President Dianne Harrison announced a proposal on Monday that would enact enrollment impaction on undergraduate programs beginning in the fall 2016 semester. The stated goal of impaction, which is a method used by campuses to control the amount of students enrolled in a major or on campus overa...

Why is financial aid so confusing?

Why is financial aid so confusing?

Antione Bowman

February 6, 2015

There came a time last year when I realized I needed to take out a loan in order to finish my last year of college. There was no lightning. Instead there was a slow, creeping panic at the thought of debt: a word best avoided. The process was easy: wait for my FAFSA application to go through, accept the...

Alumni Reconnect with Students and Faculty During Annual AIS Dinner

Alumni Reconnect with Students and Faculty During Annual AIS Dinner

Antione Bowman

January 24, 2015

More than 50 alumni, students and faculty members gathered Friday for the Accounting and Information Systems Alumni chapter’s annual dinner in the Orange Grove Bistro dining room. Alumni, students and professors clad in suits and collared shirts, began arriving at 6:30 p.m., most of them standing in the dining room – a sparsely decorated space dedicat...

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