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Juried Art Student Exhibition displays student work

Geraldine Marquez

April 28, 2010

The art department has celebrated students’ artwork every year for as long as the art department has been in existence. The prizes for winning in the annual student art exhibition include cash prizes from the Arts Council for CSUN. This year, the Juried Art Student Exhibition is being held from April 23 through May 8. There are over 300...

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN brings folklorico dance to the community

Geraldine Marquez

April 28, 2010

The Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN is a 13-year-long veteran group who is being brought to CSUN by the Chicano/a Studies Department. The ballet is scheduled for performance at 6 pm on Saturday, May 1st at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Cindy Padilla, Chair of the Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de ...

Carnival to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Geraldine Marquez

April 27, 2010

In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month in May, the Asian American Studies Department is holding a celebration in the form of a carnival. Dr. Sandra Stanley, interim director of the Asian American studies (AAS) department and English professor, said the AAS carnival will be held from 3 p.m. to 6:30...

Ballet Folklorico brings a night of music and dance

Geraldine Marquez

April 27, 2010

Ballet Folklorico, a popular Mexican folk dance, is no stranger to the CSUN campus. There have been past events where this popular Mexican dance has come to CSUN students. At 8:00 pm on Friday, April 30th, there will be an event featuring the “Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli de Veracruz” at the Plaza del Sol...

Bisexual activist to speak at CSUN as part of series

Geraldine Marquez

April 20, 2010

The chair of the Los Angeles Bi Task Force, an organization that focuses on educational, cultural and advocacy programs in support of the bi, fluid and pansexual community will be speaking at CSUN. Mimi Hoang, an open bisexual activist, will be speaking today at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitsett Room in Sierra...

Event to give students opportunity to cross-examine local judges

Geraldine Marquez

April 13, 2010

CSUN students will have the opportunity to question Los Angeles Superior Court judges about the court system. The event, “Cross-Examine The Judges Night,” will take place Wednesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Grand Salon of the University Student Union. Dr. Virginia Lussier, a professor in the...

Looking forward to a life of happiness and success

Geraldine Marquez

April 12, 2010

In her last semester at CSUN, Ashli Smith, 24, communications studies major, is eager to be done with school but is also nervously anticipating what the future holds for her. After spending several years at her local community college, Smith said she finally got motivated enough to transfer to CSUN...

“Generation Change”:150 ways to change the world

Geraldine Marquez

April 1, 2010

Star rating: 5 out of 5 stars "Generation Change" outlines the steps we can all take in order to change our society and mold it into a more generous, open-minded culture. The front cover of the book has the words “We are the change we seek” across the top. This statement was made by President Obama; the book often quotes th...

Finding happiness through life’s simplicities

Geraldine Marquez

March 30, 2010

Born with a strong desire to thrive in soccer and with a tremendous love for animals, Raynette Mansour, a 22-year-old kinesiology major, can usually be found playing soccer in the field of her local neighborhood park or working at her father’s veterinary hospital. “I’ve had a passion for soccer since I was...

UPC host noontime concert

Geraldine Marquez

March 28, 2010

A CSUN student band will be playing the Union Program Council’s (UPC) noontime concert. PapaFish, an up-andcoming band, will take the stage at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30 at the University Student Union (USU). UPC co-chair Jagrup Singh said the UPC noontime concerts have been going on for a...

Night of music at USU

Geraldine Marquez

March 22, 2010

Music Night is an event where students can take the stress off their day and enjoy the sounds of local bands. The event for this semester will be held from 8-10 pm on Thursday March 25 in the Games Room at the USU. Music Night will feature a band called The Catch and Waves whose music mostly revolves around...

Classic comfort food for the soul

Geraldine Marquez

March 4, 2010

.As I opened the doors to the Golden Bird, the aroma of fresh baked biscuits quickly caught my attention. When I walked into the restaurant I noticed a big yellow sign on the front window that read “10 Piece Chicken: Legs, Thighs, and Wings, $7.99.” Then, once I was inside and looked at the menu...

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