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Wait?ll fanboys get a load of ?Dark Knight?

DANIEL ANTOLIN

July 7, 2008

Six minutes of a highly anticipated summer blockbuster played before IMAX screenings of 2007's 'I am Legend' The six minutes showed thugs in clown masks robbing a mob-owned bank. As soon as one thug serves his role in the heist, another thug guns him down, and so on. Only one of the masked men surv...

Fanboy saves Gotham City from Hollywood

DANIEL ANTOLIN

July 7, 2008

A 31-year-old Houston man left a movie theater more than 10 years ago disillusioned. The movie had not yet finished, but the injustice he witnessed was too much to bear. Batman and Robin were wearing rubber nipples. Bill Ramey looked at the silver screen as Batman used politically correct terms, carried ...

Fanboy saves Gotham City from Hollywood

DANIEL ANTOLIN

July 4, 2008

A 31-year-old Houston man left a movie theater more than 10 years ago disillusioned. The movie had not yet finished, but the injustice he witnessed was too much to bear. Batman and Robin were wearing rubber nipples. Bill Ramey looked at the silver screen as Batman used politically correct terms, ca...

Wait’ll fanboys get a load of ‘Dark Knight’

DANIEL ANTOLIN

July 4, 2008

Six minutes of a highly anticipated summer blockbuster played before IMAX screenings of 2007's "I am Legend." The six minutes showed thugs in clown masks robbing a mob-owned bank. As soon as one thug serves his role in the heist, another thug guns him down, and so on. Only one of the masked men survi...

A.S., clubs to discuss intercultural council tomorrow

DANIEL ANTOLIN

June 19, 2008

Associated Students President Adam Salgado will talk with cultural club representatives at a meeting Friday about his proposal to form a council that would allow them to deliberate on how to split up funding they receive from Cal State Northridge's student government. "We allocate an annual budget to...

Campus clubs clamor for extra funds

DANIEL ANTOLIN

June 19, 2008

Club delegates were waiting outside of a conference room in the University Student Union's Sol Center last Wednesday to ask the Associated Students Finance Committee for a share of the extra $67,000 that Cal State Northridge received from enrollment fees. One by one, they pitched project ideas and addre...

Campus police tackle suspect to ground

DANIEL ANTOLIN

June 19, 2008

Two Cal State Northridge police officers tackled a suspect to the ground on a grassy patch outside Manzanita Hall on Friday afternoon, eyewitnesses said. Josefina Martinez, a Cinema and Television Arts major and cashier at the store across from the Matador Bookstore, said she was walking to work when...

Students face Web portal hacking charges

DANIEL ANTOLIN

June 19, 2008

George W. Bush is the president of what country? How many U.S. states are there? It was apparently as simple as answering secret password questions such as these to hack into the personal network account of a student or faculty member last semester. CSUN students Lena Chen, 20, and Jennifer Ngan, 19, are ch...

Internal campus audit finds accounting errors

DANIEL ANTOLIN

June 19, 2008

Cal State Northridge has misreported financial data to California State University auditors for the last four years, a recent state audit report shows. Student-related fees were not reported on time - sometimes not at all - and the collection of service bills and overpayments made to current and former em...

Religion experts debate the afterlife

DANIEL ANTOLIN

June 19, 2008

What happens after someone dies? What is the afterlife like? Is there an afterlife? These were questions panelists tried to answer Thursday in the University Student Union's Grand Salon during a public lecture called "What Happens When We Die? The Afterlife in Judaism, Catholicism and Hinduism," which was...

Sex offenders should have equal protection under law

DANIEL ANTOLIN

June 19, 2008

While stricter punishment for sex offenders seems like a no-brainer because they are sick perverts, Proposition 83 prohibits anyone convicted of the crime from re-entering society once they pay their debt. It bans probation for anyone convicted of "spousal rape and lewd or lascivious acts," not neces...

Same-sex couples should not settle for court’s pyrrhic nuptials

DANIEL ANTOLIN

June 19, 2008

It is not for the state's supreme court justices to decide whether same-sex couples should be allowed to legally marry. State justices were never elected to their posts, and it is not for them to legislate willy-nilly the interests of?Californians. Even if these justices were elected officials, they coul...

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