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Interactive arts offer a fresh perspective on immigration

Ashley Mcskimming

December 3, 2007

Assimiland," a visual and interactive special screening held in Manzanita Hall on Tuesday evening, presented viewers with an interpretive form of art and for some a reality to consider. Professor Jeanine Minge, the screenings creator and coordinator, said the idea was to show processing as a method ...

International students share their food, culture

Ashley Mcskimming

December 3, 2007

Students skipped buying pricey tickets and sitting in an airplane for hours to explore and savor the aromas and tastes of international cuisine when they attended last week's "Global Village" at the University Student Union. They sampled food alongside visitors who wore attire originally developed in the Mi...

Clinton’s gender card gets blown out of proportion by rivals

Ashley Mcskimming

November 27, 2007

The issue of gender in the 2008 presidential race has come into sharp focus since Clinton complained on Nov. 2 of battling "the all-boys club presidential politics." Hillary Clinton has publicly dismissed suggestion's she's using her gender to gather sympathy, particularly among Democratic women vot...

Film festival held by College of Humanities

Ashley Mcskimming

November 14, 2007

Students gathered in the halls of Manzanita Hall on Friday to talk about the films they saw during the 2007 College of Humanities Film Festival in the Amber Screening Room. "I really enjoyed being able to come to at least some of the films today," Yesenia Gutierrez, an attendee said. "Many of these ...

Panel discusses racial stereotypes

Ashley Mcskimming

November 7, 2007

A forum was held at the University Student Union during Africa Week about the various issues and feelings of black students and attendees regarding their race, stereotypes and experiences. The audience was asked to gather in a circle to conduct an interactive open forum that allowed anyone to speak....

Alumna speaks of her artistic work

Ashley Mcskimming

November 6, 2007

The art department hosted a discussion on Oct. 31 with a visual artist who's best known for large-scale murals, which involve extensive community organization and participation and address multicultural audiences. In "Interactive Digital Mural: A Tool for Social Reconcile from the Local to the Globa...

Banquet celebrates African cultures

Ashley Mcskimming

November 1, 2007

From pulsating drumbeats to elaborate and casual fashion, the Africa Week Gala Banquet allowed CSUN students and community members on Friday to see and hear some of what the diverse continent of Africa has to offer. The event, hosted by members of the African Studies Interdisciplinary Committee, brought A...

New law requires spay and neuter

Ashley Mcskimming

October 29, 2007

New regulations affecting pet owners, breeders and shelters that house stray animals in California will make the process of adopting a pet more expensive, but will save the lives of cats and dogs. Assembly Bill 1634, also know as the California Healthy Pets Act, would make it mandatory to spay and ...

California art displays life lessons

Ashley Mcskimming

October 23, 2007

Traditional tribal lessons invoke a sense of pride in Native American youth, and they also allow young people from all backgrounds to develop self-esteem and find a purpose in life. These were the words of Alan Salazar at the opening of the "Sing Me Your Story, Dance Me Home: Art and Poetry from Nati...

Police open substation near dorms

Ashley Mcskimming

October 22, 2007

A new police substation adjacent to Zelzah Avenue near the dormitories will offer many opportunities and services to residents and the nearby community, the University Police Department indicates. Residents and community members will be able to voice their concerns at the new police substation, as well a...

Childlike and surreal: Cosima Von Bonin’s art explores life

Ashley Mcskimming

September 20, 2007

Visitors wandering through the Cosima Von Bonin: Roger and Out exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles this past Friday morning took much interest in the unique and challenging display of art. Cosima Von Bonin: Roger and Out, the first solo museum exhibition in the United States fo...

Foreign student assistance programs expand

Ashley Mcskimming

September 20, 2007

Kicking off the 2007 fall semester, the International Admissions department held a workshop in the Flintridge Room at the University Student Union this Wednesday that explored the impact of international students at CSUN. Foreign Student Advisor Roopa Rawjee said she was more than hopeful about the...

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