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College Board takes a stance on undocumented students

DEVIN BROWN

May 4, 2009

The College Board of trustees has voted unanimously to support legislation known as the federal Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (the Dream Act). The legislation offers some undocumented students a path to citizenship through college or the military. The institution, usually known fo...

X-Men Origins: Wolverine tears through the box office

DEVIN BROWN

May 4, 2009

If you're not one of the estimated 100,000 people who illegally downloaded the rough-cut of 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine,' you definitely missed out and should run '- don't walk '- to the nearest theater. But for all the law-abiding movie-goers, X-Men is a must see. Wolverine, obviously one of the most po...

Wood-cut masterpieces come to CSUN

DEVIN BROWN

April 2, 2009

' ' ' Artist Stan Benson's incredible show titled 'Works in Woods' brings a remarkably inventive take on art. Benson capitalizes on the premise that the panel surrounding the artwork is a piece of art itself and should enhance the contemplation of the viewer. ' ' ' The panels are wood grain and almos...

?Arrogance, incompetence and greed?

DEVIN BROWN

April 1, 2009

There has been a three-letter word circulating the media for the past several weeks. No, it's not what you think it is. It's the American International Group, more commonly referred to as AIG. I wouldn't be surprised if most students hadn't heard of the company before, but it's almost impossible to ...

Class schedules to change in fall

DEVIN BROWN

March 9, 2009

CSUN will be switching gears this coming Fall, leaving behind three-days-a-week classes and cutting down on the time students spend on campus. Supporters believe 50-minute classes are too short to allow for in-depth teaching and learning. The new schedule will conduct classes Monday and Wednesday, Tuesday a...

No blank check for free sunshine

DEVIN BROWN

March 6, 2009

The ballots have been cast and Los Angeles has spoken, but we don't know what they said quite yet about the perplexing Measure B. For those who were unaware Tuesday was election day, the unofficial results show 50.3 percent opposing the charter amendment and 49.7 percent in favor. A coalition of politicians...

Comic book heaven

DEVIN BROWN

February 25, 2009

From the moment a person sets one foot into the gallery they are transported through time on an incredible adventure through the Golden Age of comic books. The Skirball Cultural Center does a fantastic job at creating the prefect atmosphere for its new exhibit 'ZAP! POW! BAM! The Superhero: The Golden Ag...

Material obsession draws varied laughs

DEVIN BROWN

February 16, 2009

'Confessions of a Shopaholic' is a rollercoaster of both genuine and mocking laughs that's worth half the price of a ticket, so you might want to save some money and wait for the DVD. In the exciting and enchanting world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a playful girl with childlike behavior whose onl...

Social smoking more dangerous than some believe

DEVIN BROWN

February 1, 2009

The silent killer of smoking comes in many forms. Serious smokers know the damage they are doing to themselves, but there's another kind of smoker known as social smokers. Some doctors say that social smokers don't exist. Others disagree; they call them 'chippers.' A chipper is an occasional smoker wh...

Education should be CSUN?s priority, not the Games Room

DEVIN BROWN

January 31, 2009

There are times when we have to look around and wonder what in the world the 'powers that be' are doing, and why are we letting them do it? The economy is in shambles and CSUN is spending thousands to upgrade the Games Room. Every student needs a study break once in a while, something to relieve stress. B...

‘Inkheart’ falls short of greatness

DEVIN BROWN

January 28, 2009

The passion for books takes a turn into fantasy land in the just released film, 'Inkheart.'' Everyone, at some point in their lives, has had a special book, one that comes to life as they read it over and over again. That's this story, except the characters literally jump out of the book and into re...

Inauguration ceremony marks a day of change

DEVIN BROWN

January 18, 2009

Barack Obama will officially take the office of President of the United States today at the inauguration ceremony. It's required by the Constitution that a newly elected president take the oath of office before they can officially enter the presidency. Additionally, the new president delivers the in...

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