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CSUN alumni, Angela Amhirkanian hugs homeless woman

Love Strung by Threads

Audrey Arellano November 7, 2016

Legs peered out from the apartment complex’s green dumpster. Police knocked on the bin, then flashed their lights inside. Woken up from her sleep, a woman climbed out barefoot dressed in torn clothing. Angela...

Realistic illustration shows girl putting on blush

Looking Glamorous at a Cruelty-free Cost

Audrey Arellano October 31, 2016

While a vegan diet consists of plant-based foods instead of meat, vegan makeup is a total different ball park. In this case, vegan refers to animal cruelty-free products and testing. Just because a product...

Katy Perry poses with the newest covergirl representative, James Charles

A Fresh New Face Joins CoverGirl’s Representatives

Audrey Arellano October 18, 2016

A new face recently joined a CoverGirl campaign and breaks some of society's attitudes towards makeup and fashion. James Charles, 17, from Bethlehem, N.Y. is Covergirl’s first male icon to represent...

Members of the hip hop club shown in classroom

It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop

Audrey Arellano October 11, 2016

Though there’s a similarity in names, this group is not to be confused with the club, CSUN Hip Hop, on campus that focuses on dance and choreography. Instead, The Hip Hop Culture Club serves as an outlet...

Waitress takes customers order

The Art of Tipping

Audrey Arellano October 11, 2016

When you have a full semester load, work, and possibly have an internship, sometimes finding the time or energy to do things yourself can be tedious when there are services for almost everything nowadays. Going...

Ice Cube performs at coachella

Audrey’s Audio: Lost in the Music

Audrey Arellano September 26, 2016

Ever since I could remember, I’ve had an indescribable love for music. A music playlist says a lot about a person; I’ve heard this from multiple people and I think it’s safe to say that this is...

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No hacking at Hackathon 2016

Audrey Arellano September 25, 2016

Coding and hacking may be what comes to mind when Student Hackathon 2016 is mentioned, however, that is not the case this time. The 2nd annual event was held in the Grand Salon at CSUN from 9:00 a.m. to...

margarita and chips

Local favorites for Happy Hour

Audrey Arellano September 22, 2016

After a long day at school and work, all you want to do is chill and unwind with some friends over drinks. There’s always Buffalo Wild Wings and Yard House, but you find yourself there more often...

DJs perform for large crowd

Matador Nights gets nostalgic

Audrey Arellano September 17, 2016

CSUN students were taken on a trip down memory lane at Matador Nights 2016 presented by the University Student Union . This semester, the party was 90s themed and threw its guests back to the funky...

man waves mexican flag over crowd

Los Angeles celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Audrey Arellano September 16, 2016

On Sept. 16, 1810, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Mexican Catholic priest, announced a revolution against Mexico's Spanish colonial government. Hidalgo had his revolt planned, but word had gotten...

F10 parking lot pictured

Additional housing shuttle bus saves students time and money.

Audrey Arellano September 14, 2016

The first few weeks of the new semester, as we all know, are the heaviest with traffic in and around campus parking lots. Luckily for students who utilize CSUN’s shuttle services, the headache to...

Sting enthusiastically sings into the mic with his hand in the air

Sting’s arrival causes parking closures on campus

Audrey Arellano August 31, 2016

British singer and the man behind The Police, Sting, will have an exclusive VIP concert at KCSN on Wednesday, where he will premiere his first rock album in 13 years and 12 studio album called “57th...

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