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‘Prom Night’ lacks convincing acting, falls into typical plot

Betsy Garcia

May 6, 2008

The most anticipated high school event is prom -the night many social dreams are expected to be fulfilled with friends you have made throughout high school. Prom is also every high school student's final realization that high school is over and that things will never be the same again. "Prom Night" st...

Could women be forgotten in history?

Betsy Garcia

April 29, 2008

In the history of earth and human creation, we have all been taught that Eve was created after Adam. Women were second to be created. Does that mean that women should always come second to men in all aspects of life? Think back to the history books, did you really ever read about important women in ...

New program lets film students work on Hollywood sets

Betsy Garcia

April 24, 2008

A new extras program will offer students the chance to work with film and television production staff on projects in order to gain industry knowledge. "Working on movies is fun, especially students in the aspect of media, journalism and theater. They can watch how real crews interact, real protocols...

Open minded people will enjoy unique ‘Personality Crisis’

Betsy Garcia

April 22, 2008

Personality Crisis" is a dark comedy about celebrity identity mixed with rock and metal music, inspired by the recent literary hoaxes of "JT LeRoy" and "Nasdijj." The "sinful" and "dirty" writing of Trixie's autobiographical fiction, which concentrates on the transgendered hustler BJ McCool, becomes t...

The budget cut’s impact on CSUN

Betsy Garcia

April 2, 2008

If political heads like Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger take away our financial aid, cut course sections, increase fees and deny access to new students, not only will it delay our graduation, but at the same time it will hurt California's economy even further. Students like me are struggling to get ou...

Provost creates first fellowship

Betsy Garcia

March 28, 2008

A new fellowship program will help eight professors from each college gain funding for research projects for the next academic year. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Harry Hellenbrand announced the creation of the Research Fellows Program, which will pay for part of fellows' research ...

EPC tackles confusion about GE classes

Betsy Garcia

March 26, 2008

The Educational Policies Committee discussed Wednesday switching the General Education sections in Plan R that are causing confusion among students and advisers. Plan R is the new general education plan implemented by the campus three years ago. The problem with the program became apparent when some...

The media may have taken away Clinton’s chances

Betsy Garcia

March 7, 2008

For the past few months, Americans have been watching the televised presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama. We have seen how dramatically their demand has changed since the beginning of this campaign. When the fight first began, people thought for certain that in the end Clinton wo...

Is a vagina “obscene”?

Betsy Garcia

February 26, 2008

As a woman who believes Vagina Day is an awareness action to fight violence, I completely disagree with what went on this past week where the word 'vagina' became a huge topic among students at Grover Cleveland High School and was censored by Principal Bob Marks. Vagina Day is an organized response ...

Nordhoff parking signs cause confusion

Betsy Garcia

February 22, 2008

Many students who have parked on Nordhoff Street between Darby and Etiwanda Avenue have found that the vagueness of the parking signs plays a part in why they were ticketed. The street across from the university has three signs posted, one at the beginning of the block that reads, "No Stopping from 7 a....

Recent graduates leave university unprepared

Betsy Garcia

February 19, 2008

It is an amazing feeling when students are finally done with school, they get ready to graduate and start off on their journey to the real world in search of that job they have always dreamt of obtaining right after they finish all those hard working years of college. Unfortunately for many graduates, th...

Shaky ‘Cloverfield’ might not be worth your time

Betsy Garcia

January 29, 2008

Cloverfield," the science-fiction and fantasy film directed by Matt Reeves, takes place in New York on the eve of Rob's (Michael Stahl-David) going away party for his departure to Japan. This party is where Rob seeks an opportunity to tie loose ends with his love interest. Surprised by a trembling...

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