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Film Review “Captain America: Civil War”

Still from Captain American: Civil War shows Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch, Captain America, and Bucky

Edemy Rodriguez

May 8, 2016

Once again, Marvel created a movie that satisfies fans expectations while throwing in new edge to their third Captain America movie, Civil War. Captain America: Civil War is a must-see action movie that all ages can enjoy. Although it's not an Avenger’s movie, the many characters in the film give it tha...

Live-action remake of The Jungle Book now in theaters

Image from 'The Jungle Book'

Edemy Rodriguez

April 18, 2016

From the great 1967 animation now comes a live-action version of the well known and loved film, The Jungle Book. The film, based originally on the stories of Rudyard Kipling, are about a boy who is raised by a pack of wolves. The anticipated film has many characters played by well-known actors such as ...

Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter on Captain America: Civil War

Poster of 'Civil War: Captain America'

Edemy Rodriguez

April 18, 2016

Marvel fans anticipating the release of "Captain America: Civil War" will soon be able to get in on the action. Emily VanCamp, who plays Sharon Carter Agent 13, gave details about her role in the upcoming film in a recent conference call. Although many of the Avenger heroes will be featured in ...

Ways to spend Valentine’s Day no matter your relationship status

(Joe Fudge/Newport News Daily Press/MCT)

Edemy Rodriguez

February 10, 2016

With Valentine's Day approaching, there are several ways one can surprise a sweetheart, and there are fun activities for those who are single. Being single does not mean staying home, because there's a chance of meeting someone new.Here are some local V-Day events, whether it's with your valentine or friend...

App of the Day: Hipmunk

Alyson Burton / Illustrator

Edemy Rodriguez

December 7, 2015

With the holidays and the end of fall semester approaching, there is an app that provides travel deals for flights and hotels. Hipmunk helps find the lowest prices for different getaway destinations – whether it is to catch a flight back home to see family or for a vacation over winter break. It...

Students recount Black Friday Weekend

Shoppers wait in line to purchase discounted shoes at the Macy's women's department at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif., on Black Friday morning, Nov. 29, 2013. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Edemy Rodriguez

December 3, 2015

Black Friday has changed the landscape of retail shopping, becoming a tradition in which individuals hope to save and catch deals just in time for the holiday season. For some it has taken over the tradition of having dinner on Thanksgiving. Edgar Navarro, 33, was looking for a 55' Westinghouse...

Sound editor alumnus donates work to CTVA department

Sound editor Michael O'Connor checks equipment.

Edemy Rodriguez

November 16, 2015

Sound editing is a meticulous and taxing process. Precision is needed. Patience is a must. Passion is a requirement.For 2010 CSUN alumnus Michael O'Connor, sound editing was something that rarely crossed his mind, especially after he was set for a general emphasis in the CTVA department.The 28-year-o...

Nazarian gives insight into the business world

David Nazarian speaks to students at the USU on Monday afternoo

Edemy Rodriguez

November 10, 2015

CSUN students, both current and alumni, were part of the entrepreneurship event where business leader and CSUN alumnus David Nazarian shared his insights from the business world. Nazarian spoke to a crowd of approximately 300 students at USU Northridge Center on campus about the importance of leadership,...

Above and beyond the family business

CSUN alumni Iman Golestani owner of IG Jewelry Co.

Edemy Rodriguez

November 2, 2015

Twenty years of observing the family business gave Iman Golestani the knowledge and hands-on experience that helped him start his own jewelry company, IG JewelryCo. CSUN communications alumni and spring 2013 graduate, Golestani sells jewelry from different vendors with a variety of fashion, body and ...

Halloween costumes that cause a stir

Some of the costumes at Spirit Halloween are straight from current pop culture headlines. (Michael Robinson Chavez/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Edemy Rodriguez

October 31, 2015

Every year there tends to be a controversial Halloween costume about a person or theme that makes headlines. This holiday, the controversial costume happens to be a Caitlyn Jenner costume. The costume is identical to what she wore on the front cover of Vogue magazine where she revealed herself for the first time after ...

Haunted Hayride’s skyrocketing expansion

Spectators entertain themselves on a over sized Ouija board.

Edemy Rodriguez

October 26, 2015

On its sixth year in business during the month of October, the L.A. Haunted Hayride has had a huge success since it started in 2009. Since then it has expanded with the help of a business investor, Mark Cuban, in 2013 from the popular TV show Shark Tank on ABC. In a season five episode of Shark Tank, M...

Helping children, parents interact with resources at CSUN

Ballet For All Kids program gets ready to perform at the Special Needs Resource Fair on Saturday.

Edemy Rodriguez

October 20, 2015

Kids of all ages walked alongside their parents, guardians, or caregivers through 75 booths at CSUN's Special Needs Resource Fair in the Northridge Center on Saturday, Oct. 17. “People benefit from coming here, because they can see 75 service providers all in one place so it really saves a lot of...

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