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Gift ideas for any student

Gift ideas for any student

Berlyn Reisenauer

May 8, 2013

It’s that point of the year when we either hope to receive, or are thinking of giving, a gift for the completion of another school year. Of course it’s not the same as when we were kids and got money or a gift for a positive report card (this idea died in high school and was long gone by the ti...

Secret Sixteen screens lost films at Jumpcut Cafe

Berlyn Reisenauer

May 5, 2013

Everyone loves a mystery. Like a game show contestant deciding between curtain one or two, dozens of people packed into Jumpcut Café on Ventura Blvd.,  Studio City, Sunday April 28, for a screening of an unknown movie. When the organization Secret Sixteen, said they had found a rare film that has d...

CSUN grant recipient uses award for research on sex-changing fish

Berlyn Reisenauer

April 26, 2013

With a $3,000 grant, CSUN graduate student Michael Schram is conducting research on the effect sex-selective fishing plays on sex-changing fish. Since male and female fish are separated by size, fishermen who target one size of fish target one sex. "Primarily, I'm looking at reproduction and growth,...

Recent ‘Evil Dead’ marathon gives insight on horror film making

Berlyn Reisenauer

April 25, 2013

"Discount crepes for movie line!" said the "Mon Amour Cafe" employee Thursday evening to the crowd wrapped around his building. The "Evil Dead" marathon at Westwood Village Regency Theaters started at 5:30 p.m., but fans were lined up by 4:30 p.m. wearing any "Evil Dead" memorabilia they had. Once the...

‘The Strokes’ new album doesn’t have their missed sound

'The Strokes' new album doesn't have their missed sound

Berlyn Reisenauer

April 4, 2013

The Strokes released their fifth studio album Tuesday, and they really shouldn't have. The new album  "Comedown Machine" sounds less like The Strokes and more like a bad trip to the 80s than their previous album "Angles." After the disappointment of "Angles," it was only natural to hope that the new...

‘Evil Dead’ festival at Westwood Village Thursday

Berlyn Reisenauer

April 3, 2013

For fans of anything horror, this is the week "Evil Dead" is here. For anyone wanting to see the midnight showing, Regency theaters in Westwood Village is the place. Local movie critic Jason Coleman is helping put together the "Evil Dead Festival" for all hardcore fans. The event will show "Evil De...

On-campus book drive to help children in Africa

Berlyn Reisenauer

April 2, 2013

CSUN students will be able to give to Books for Africa this semester by donating literary texts that will be shipped to Africa. The organization is an Africa-based company that wants to help improve accessibility of education to the children. When a campus or organization wants to participate in colle...

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