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CSUN Powwow 2011

Christianna Triolo

November 28, 2011

Despite the high winds that threatened to blow over canopies, dancers entered the dance arena for the 28th Annual American Indian Studies (AIS) Powwow. Usually held in the Orange Grove, this year the powwow was moved across campus to a field next to the Chicano House. The new location allowed for a larger...

CSUN students and faculty showcase original dance performances

CSUN students and faculty showcase original dance performances

Christianna Triolo

November 17, 2011

The lights on the Plaza del Sol stage came on Tuesday evening to illuminate the smiling faces and dancing feet of students and faculty from the CSUN Department of Kinesiology. The department premiered their fall dance concert, Colaboratoria, to an eager audience. The concert is a showcase of st...

Food Forward Orange Grove pick

Christianna Triolo

September 12, 2011

If you were driving by the CSUN campus’s orange grove Sunday afternoon you may have noticed the hundreds of people on ladders high at the tops of the orange trees. They were volunteers who came out on what has come to be known as National Day of Service, to help a small but growing organization known as Food Forward. Food Forward was started by Rick Nahmias back in 2009, after he noticed one day when he was walking through his neighbo...

Choosing Catalina Island as your travel destination

Christianna Triolo

March 29, 2011

If you are planning your spring break and you do not want to go too far, Catalina Island is your destination for fun and relaxation, whether you are spending a day or the weekend. Catalina Island is just 22 miles off the coast of Southern California and is part of the eight beautiful Channel Islands that ...

CSUN hosted its 27th Annual American Indian Studies Powwow Saturday

Christianna Triolo

November 28, 2010

Under the shade of several oak trees near the orange groves, CSUN hosted the 27th Annual American Indian Studies (AIS) Powwow.  The powwow closes National Native American Heritage Month that celebrates the culture, contributions and heritage of Native Americans.  It was an intimate gathering of d...

Photo Slideshow: “Colaboratoria”

Christianna Triolo

November 17, 2010

            The curtain on the Plaza del Sol performance hall stage rose Tuesday night to present months of hard work and dedication by graduate students and faculty from the Department of Kinesiology.  “Colaboratoria: Graduate Student and Faculty Dance Concert” is a showcase of new dances...

Dance, Dance Revolution

Christianna Triolo

March 3, 2010

Dr. Paula Thomson’s intermediate classical and contemporary ballet technique class is a place where students can dance for two hours and worry about nothing else. Dr. Thomson’s class meets three days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. The class offers students the opportunity...

‘Cash Money Koester’

Christianna Triolo

February 28, 2010

A student-made poster of CSUN President Jolene Koester was taped to the outside of Eucalyptus Hall, Thursday afternoon.  The poster is an example of student and faculty resentment towards the ripple effect of the state's budget crisis. Photo Credit: Christianna Triolo / Staff Photographer...

1 in 33,000: Near or far, a true California girl at heart

Christianna Triolo

February 1, 2010

Lauren Lefkowitz, is a 20-year-old business major who wanted to have the true college experience. However, she did not find it at CSUN but across the country on the East Coast at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst). Born and raised in West Hills, Lefkowitz is following in her family’s footsteps by going to school at CSUN. Lefkowitz’s father, ...

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