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Gen Z and Astrology

Deja Magee January 31, 2020

Astrology — the ever-elusive pseudoscience of the stars, and the enigmatic personality test that each of us pass on the day we're born. The art of astrology has had a sudden resurgence in the last...

The English Department: A Relic in the New Millennium

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Deja Magee December 5, 2019

Being a young black woman in an English major, a lot of things run through my mind about my department. It’s great to be in the creative writing option, but is it for me? And with that statement,...

Latinx21 Film Festival: An Evening of Diversity and Representation

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Deja Magee November 23, 2019

On Nov. 16, Latinx21, a Latinx-centric video sharing platform, hosted its first short film festival at the Toolbox LA space in Chatsworth. The festival had 20 honorable mentions, an Audience Choice Award,...

Understanding the Dating Scene: Modern vs. Traditional Approaches

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Deja Magee November 18, 2019

Dating in our generation has changed. No longer do we consider being set up by parents or through family members as a regular practice. Marrying someone who lives next to us or even at the end of our block...

Six Contemporary Novels Depicting Mental Illness

Deja Magee October 31, 2019

In the world of entertainment mental illness has been a topic for numerous works of art, such as films like "Lars and the Real Girl" or "Black Swan." However, in contemporary literature, writers like...

Film & Identity: Hollywood’s Take on Christianity

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Deja Magee October 28, 2019

1. "Dogma," 1999 The fourth film in Kevin Smith’s cinematic universe, the View Askewniverse, was released in 1999. The film centers around two fallen angels, Bartleby (Ben Affleck) and Loki (Matt...

How to be a Sustainable Fashionista

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Deja Magee October 18, 2019

In today’s age of being environmentally conscious and acting as in-depth environmental consumers, many are doing their best to combat the global destruction that climate change has caused. One big...

Top 5 Athlete-Turned Movie Stars

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Deja Magee October 2, 2019

In today's society, athletes are looked at as modern-day gods among mortals. They wield strength they’ve acquired over the years from training thanks to their determination and tenacity. When they...

“Where’s My Roy Cohn” and “The Wedding Year” in review, after a premiere at the Calabasas Film Festival 2019

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Deja Magee September 30, 2019

Last week, the Calabasas Film Festival marked its sixth year showing movies to enthusiastic cinephiles. Among the movies that were being showcased, one was a documentary that profiled infamous New York...

Movies Through the Eyes of Educators

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Deja Magee September 25, 2019

The faculty of CSUN can be disregarded as simply professors who teach the people of tomorrow, but one might forget that they have their own lives, tastes and desires aside from wanting to see their students...

Matador Nights 2019: A night of neon

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Deja Magee September 20, 2019

On spooky Friday the 13th, with the moon shining ever so bright, CSUN had its annual welcoming celebration for students at Matador Nights. The University Student Union becomes the ultimate party central...

A Closer Look at Homelessness in LA Through Photojournalism

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Deja Magee September 11, 2019

Aside from the glitz and glamour that Los Angeles is typically associated with, there's a reality many Angelenos choose to ignore, a side of the city that isn’t thought about because it isn’t...

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