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Adam Carolla to speak at VPAC

Adam Carolla to speak at VPAC

Spencer Kilgore

March 13, 2013

Hearing the same opinions from the same liberal-minded professors isn’t truly learning according to Adam Carolla. He says that is why you should come check out “An Evening with Adam Carolla and Dennis Prager” at the Valley Performing Arts Center this Saturday. This isn’t the typical VPAC...

James Franco talks new film ‘Oz’ with Daily Sundial

James Franco talks new film 'Oz' with Daily Sundial

Spencer Kilgore

March 6, 2013

    James Franco has acted in an uncountable number of roles of every variety, in both indie films and Hollywood blockbusters. He’s written compelling screenplays, spends time in the director’s chair, and has taught (and still teaches) at some of the country’s most prestigi...

CSUN political clubs represent various ideologies

CSUN political clubs represent various ideologies

Spencer Kilgore

March 6, 2013

  With such a diverse student population, CSUN has an even more diverse set of political clubs. From the dark horse Libertarians and the Greens to the well-known Democrats and Conservatives, there's a club to represent the political interests of any student. CSUN Libertarian Club When ...

More technology in classroom could affect students and teachers

More technology in classroom could affect students and teachers

Spencer Kilgore

March 5, 2013

  President Dianne F. Harrison encouraged faculty members at this year's faculty retreat to consider the idea of integrating Apple’s iPad and various educational apps, such as iBooks Author, into their classrooms. Two ideas being implemented are The iPad Initiative, an idea presented b...

RainbOlympics and LGBTA’s Got Talent entertain students at USU

RainbOlympics and LGBTA's Got Talent entertain students at USU

Spencer Kilgore

February 22, 2013

LGBTA hosted LGBTA's Got Talent and RainbOlympics, a new event for the club, Thursday in the Northridge Center of the USU. The RainbOlympics consisted of various carnival-style games in which students could compete to win prizes. It was followed by LGBTA’s Got Talent, a live performance wher...

5 theaters within 10 miles of campus still showing Oscar films

Spencer Kilgore

February 20, 2013

With the Oscars less than two weeks away, it’s still not too late to catch a slew of the nominated films at theaters less than 10 miles from campus. Two miles from CSUN’s west side, the Pacific Northridge Fashion Center All Stadium 10 has the least showtimes for Oscar-nominated films. With...

SRC hosts CPR Certification Class

Spencer Kilgore

February 20, 2013

The Student Recreation Center will be hosting a series of American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED classes on Saturdays to certify students in responding to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The program, which costs $32 and includes lunch, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 23, March 23, April 20 and ...

Grammy awards go to the usual nominees

Spencer Kilgore

February 6, 2013

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards is only three days away, meaning there’s no better time to reflect on some of the most popular, confusing, and absent nominees. Believe it or not, there’s actually some good news (some very good news). One Direction and The Beibs himself, by some stroke of destin...

Former candidate Austin Beutner to moderate VPAC mayoral debate

Spencer Kilgore

February 6, 2013

Former Los Angeles First Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner will be moderating tomorrow’s mayoral debate at CSUN’s Valley Performing Arts Center with a different approach. “So far there hasn’t been a very (subsistent) discussion about many of the issues (such as) public safety, transport...

Author Brad Meltzer talks about his new book ‘The Fifth Assassin’

Author Brad Meltzer talks about his new book 'The Fifth Assassin'

Spencer Kilgore

January 30, 2013

  Not every author can say they’ve written eight New York Times best-selling novels. Brad Meltzer can. Some classify him as a political-thriller writer, but it’s hard to barricade a him in that genre considering his succeeding indie film director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy, Dogma) ...

Students continue to consume energy drinks despite reports of death and injury

Students continue to consume energy drinks despite reports of death and injury

Spencer Kilgore

January 29, 2013

CORRECTION: The information regarding the sales of 40,000 Rockstar energy drinks was provided by the University Corporation, not the University Student Union, as stated in the article. Despite numerous death and health risk reports, energy drink consumption levels remain high among CSUN studen...

Don’t fool yourself, It’s not private

Illustration by Gabriel Ivan Orendain-Necochea / Senior Illustrator

Spencer Kilgore

January 29, 2013

It's impossible to graduate college without the Internet. It's almost as hard to maintain a social life without it. Search engines are replacing encyclopedias while smartphones are on par with food and drink. Almost everyone in the developed world is online. The Internet is the technology that has become a staple in virtually all w...

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