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Death metal appeals to new fans

Ashley Mitchell

April 22, 2009

Condemption won over the crowd last Friday night with their performance at the Sabor Bar and Lounge. The hardcore death metal band performed Baptism of Perdition, Divinity in Flames, Tranquility/Lost, Putrid Faith, Descendent of Tragedy and Anaphylactic Shock (six of their most popular songs) to a crow...

Summer classes: Do you qualify?

Ashley Mitchell

April 22, 2009

Students who plan on taking classes this summer may want to check to see if they are available. Due to recent budget cuts, summer classes in several departments are being cut or downsized. Cynthia Rawitch, Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Studies said, 'We're in a budget crisis and we are no...

The buzz about Firefly’s food

Ashley Mitchell

April 20, 2009

Firefly is not a flashy bar with strobe lights, loud music and a big sign posted out front. It's is an upscale restaurant/ounge in the heart of Studio City. Firefly is located on Ventura Boulevard just west of Colfax Avenue. In fact, due to its rather simple appearance it is almost impossible to locate...

Election results stand, finds judicial court

Ashley Mitchell

April 15, 2009

After a two-and-a-half hour deliberation Monday, the Associated Students judicial court ruled in favor of the Elections Committee after a complaint was filed claiming they had disregarded their own codes and regulations during this semesters elections. 'We're pleased that the judicial court upheld ou...

Complaint filed against Elections Committee heard

Ashley Mitchell

April 14, 2009

After a 45-minute judicial hearing on Monday to determine whether or not the Students for Change slate will be disqualified the board decided to deliberate and come to a conclusion today. The hearing comes as the slates' Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates won the elections. The complaint was fi...

Making the grade

Ashley Mitchell

April 3, 2009

The grades are in and Lambda Chi Alpha received the highest GPA in the Interfraternity Council (IFC). This could not have come at a better time for the organization, as they will celebrate their centennial on Nov. 2, 2009. ' ' ' After ranking number 20 among all Greek organizations in the Spring of ...

No second chances

Ashley Mitchell

March 25, 2009

The end of the semester will mark a policy change that change the way the campus deals with undergraduate students who have less than stellar grades. Effective Spring 2009, 'any student who falls below a 1.0 cumulative GPA at the conclusion of a semester will be disqualified immediately without first bei...


Ashley Mitchell

March 10, 2009

The May 2009 graduating class will gather at the Matador Bookstore today for GRADFEST. Graduating students and their parents are invited to take part in GRADFEST 2009. The event, organized by Student Development, takes place from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and is sponsored by Jostens, Grad Trak, CSUN's Al...

How The University Corporation works within CSUN

Ashley Mitchell

February 25, 2009

Just about every year The University Corporation takes on one big project in addition to all of the other programs, activities and businesses that it supports. Last year it was the renovation of the Matador Bookstore and the creation of the Arbor Grill that helped TUC gain recognition, but that is no...

Darwin Week evolves

Ashley Mitchell

February 11, 2009

Students from several local junior high and high schools waited outside the University Student Union theater to engage in a series of activities focused on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Northridge Academy High School, Alva Vista, Vista, Sepulveda and Pacoima Middle School were all in attendanc...

Ceremony signifies beginning of Black History Month

Ashley Mitchell

February 2, 2009

Signifying the beginning of Black History Month students gathered on the Matador Bookstore lawn to welcome in the month filled with speakers, performances and community interaction. The ceremony, which was held by the Black Student Union (BSU), celebrated the African American culture and encouraged all stude...

Students learn better with combo of discussion and clickers

Ashley Mitchell

January 28, 2009

A recent study conducted by The University of Colorado and The University of British Columbia said students improve cognitive skills when participating in class discussions with the use of clickers. The research suggested using clickers to answer questions and allowing students to discuss the questions...

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