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California’s wildfires are a statewide crisis reflecting a global problem

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Christine Martinez August 22, 2018

There is no denying that California is prone to wildfires. Northern California is suffering from multiple fires deemed as some of the worst the state has ever seen. While fires in California are presumably...

CSUN may soon offer the abortion pill

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Christine Martinez February 19, 2018

California could become the first state to require every public university to provide medical abortion, more commonly known as the abortion pill, within their healthcare centers mandated under legislation....

CSUN Student auditions for America’s Got Talent

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Christine Martinez February 15, 2018

Zechariah Walker, or better known by his stage name Zack, is preparing for his chance at becoming a contestant on NBC’s "America’s Got Talent". The junior music major spoke about his musical background...

Emo Nite at the Echoplex returns

Promotion flyer for Emo Nite with a woman holding a headstone
Christine Martinez January 29, 2018

It’s the start of a new semester and while you’re probably riding high on the anticipations of totally slaying your new classes, promising to study really hard and staying on top of all your assignments,...

CSUN Cultural Center celebrates Dia de los Muertos

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Christine Martinez November 9, 2017

The CSUN Cultural Center transformed into a night of remembrance on Friday for MEChA’s Dia de los Muertos celebration. Traditional Catholic velas, or candles, lined the yard of the Chicano House,...

CSUN musicians organize composition to honor renowned mouth painter

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Christine Martinez October 28, 2017

A group of graduate and undergrad CSUN musicians composed a symphonic arrangement on Saturday in honor of, and in conjunction with, paintings of renowned mouth painter, Esvin Rodriguez.Project Resonance...

Lord of the Flies Movie Reboot with an All-Female Cast

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Christine Martinez October 11, 2017

There is much to be said about Hollywood and its penchant for movie remakes and female roles, or lack thereof, on and off the screen. While these two may seem extraneous to one another, the new "Lord of...

Opening Reception for “Cuba Is” Exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography

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Christine Martinez September 17, 2017

Preconceived assumptions of Cuba are taboo and seeped in stereotypical notions of a country detached of outside influence. Time-stamped in the revolution of the 1950s and 60s, the thawing of U.S.-Cuba...

CSUN’s Department of Art faculty and staff showcase their work

Photo of an art piece in CSUN gallery shows a portrait of Kim Jong Un made on a yellow canvas using brown cones
Christine Martinez September 7, 2017

CSUN’s Main Gallery is kicking off the fall semester with the second installment of an exhibit called, Full and Part (two), featuring artwork from full and part-time staff and faculty from the Department...

Graduate student gives a voice to undocumented students through artwork

Hedy Torres poses next to her artwork
Christine Martinez August 23, 2017

CSUN graduate student, Hedy Torres, is a 29-year-old artist who is using her talent to bring awareness to issues that deeply resonate with her. While art’s appeal is first actualized through perception...

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