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Community and art come together at Das Bauhaus

Community and art come together at Das Bauhaus

Brian De Los Santos

March 14, 2012

It is said that the parties at the Das Bauhaus Northridge are ragers, with artistry flowing from apartment walls toward the outside patios and celebrities such as Paula Abdul and Flavor Flav occasionally seen lounging around. Don Larson, Das Baushaus Northridge owner and CSUN alumnus, said those are just s...

Obama offers financial incentive to colleges that lower student tuition

Brian De Los Santos

February 5, 2012

Public colleges across the country might have to begin accommodating feasible tuition prices for students – if they want to receive federal funds. President Barack Obama announced a plan last Friday that would possibly lower tuition fees at public universities and colleges, lower student debt and...

Latin hip-hop group mixes Mexican culture with American upbringing

Latin hip-hop group mixes Mexican culture with American upbringing

Brian De Los Santos

November 10, 2011

It was dusk. The sunlight remaining in the day was about to fade as the black SUV rolled into the parking lot of a Hollywood lounge. “Sorry we’re a bit late,” said one of the representatives for Latin hip-hop duo, Serpientes Y Piramides (SYP), as they stepped out of the car. They had just finished two media interviews and they were onto their third. ...

Party the night away at HARD Haunted Mansion in L.A.

Party the night away at HARD Haunted Mansion in L.A.

Brian De Los Santos

October 27, 2011

Bass and synth sounds will merge with lights and fist pumps at HARD Haunted Mansion in Downtown L.A. the weekend before Halloween. Different genres of electronic music will band together for the two-day event, which will take place at the Shrine Expo Hall on Oct. 28 - 29. FatBoy Slim, Rusko, Laidback Luke, Soulwax, Skrillex and Major Lazer are just som...

CSUN alumnus transcends music industry with music label Hopeless Records

CSUN alumnus transcends music industry with music label Hopeless Records

Brian De Los Santos

September 21, 2011

An exercise mat and a punching bag are located in the back of the record label office for sessions of Krav Maga training. Hundreds of stacked boxes store CDs and other music items in the storage room. A guitar signed by Elvis Costello is hung on the wall of the record label founder's office. Vinyl re...

Students can jeopardize employment over inapropriate Facebook behavior

Brian De Los Santos

May 16, 2011

President Barrack Obama and countless of celebrities have one. You network with friends and family through it. However, among the circle of your Facebook page visitors, there might be another member lurking through your profile you might feel uncertain about, your boss (or future boss in certain cases).   As thousands of students across the nation turn the tassel and graduate wit...

MOCA’s ‘Art in the Streets’ displays works of graffiti

Brian De Los Santos

May 12, 2011

Colors graze the walls of buildings. Letters are filled with creative strokes and value. Murals speak messages to passersby. Most of the time, only a spray can and skill is needed to create a masterpiece. The movement is none other than graffiti. Graffiti art has moved from the streets and onto ...

Renter’s insurance for dorm residents recommended

Brian De Los Santos

May 11, 2011

Before the next big earthquake hits or a suspect burglarizes another dorm room, CSUN officials advise University Park Apartments residents to obtain some type of insurance coverage for their possessions. Many students believe their personal belongings in the dorms are safe from loss. However, the...

Film student overcomes obstacles, showcase similar stories

Brian De Los Santos

May 11, 2011

Luz Sanchez has been through a lot. She was mugged for her school books. She also saw her mother become a victim of domestic abuse. She was also forced to move to the United States in search for a better life for her and her son. But these obstacles have not stopped Sanchez. The cinema and television arts major took on mo...

Art inspired by ‘Edward Scissorhands’ at Nucleus Gallery for film’s 20th anniversary

Brian De Los Santos

May 5, 2011

Remember that one love story that involved an outsider with scissors as fingers and a beautiful young woman from suburbia? Well Tim Burton’s 1990 love story has found a new medium two decades later. The Oscar-nominated film, “Edward Scissorhands” is the point of focus at an art exhibition at Nucl...

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