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A new generation of poets on social media

Phone, Notebook, and Pen
Ivan Salinas January 31, 2020

If you've been on social media long enough, it's likely you've encountered a few lines of poetry. It may have popped up on your feed or a close friend shared it on their story. Millennials paved the way...

“Easy Rider” in 2020: Born to be dead

CSUN Reviews
Ivan Salinas January 25, 2020

If there is a scene that could sum up the theme behind "Easy Rider," the unforeseen Hollywood 1969 hippy counterculture classic, it is when George Hanson, played by Jack Nicholson, tells Billy: “What...

Madus, VOVE’s Artist of the Year, set to release EP in spring

A talent show
Ivan Salinas January 22, 2020

The finalists for Artist of the Year contest, Madus, made their live performance debut at CSUN last December, previewing a much-expected EP set to release this spring.Five of Five Entertainment, also known...

Rushing Waters: A Mural that Celebrates the History of Pacoima

A man
Ivan Salinas November 20, 2019

What was once a giant gray wall, and a favorite spot for local graffiti artists, is now becoming the home of a new mural made by Levi Ponce and his team of artists from the San Fernando Valley. “Rushing...

Culture a l’Aztlán: Fobia Celebrates 30 years headlining at Tropicalia Music Festival 2019 and a US Tour

5 men
Ivan Salinas November 7, 2019

With a band name that reminds people of their worst fears, this Spanish-speaking alternative rock band is one of the most fun and versatile to come from Mexico City. Fobia has shared their music with the...

Tunes to Relax Your Mind: A Playlist Curated by CSUN Students

CSUN Playlist
Ivan Salinas October 31, 2019

"Under the Light" - FleeceSubmitted by: @tyewriteIncluded in the indie rock band's sophomore album "Voyager," Fleece's "Under The Light" is an adequate intro to set the listener in a state of deep relaxation....

Pa’l Norte: A Sundial Curated Playlist

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Ivan Salinas October 21, 2019

Calle 13 - "Pa’l Norte"Puerto Rican rapper Calle 13 takes on a rebellious and positive approach to the experience of many immigrants. Highlighting the strength and resilience of people looking for...

Regenerating Environmental Beauty and Justice

A man
Ivan Salinas October 9, 2019

Artists have long been involved in progressive movements throughout history for the sake of a better world, believing in a cause that could surpass the legacy of their own artwork. Miles Lewis has turned...

Pop Culture for Change

Two ladies holding posters together
Ivan Salinas September 27, 2019

On Sept. 20, the first day of the Global Climate Strike, students from all over LA County skipped class and took to the streets of Downtown LA, urging world leaders to implement environmental changes during...

Gun Accessibility Near CSUN

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Ivan Salinas September 21, 2019

The San Fernando Valley is no exception to the overwhelming options for locals to obtain a gun. The CSUN campus is surrounded by five gun stores and shooting ranges within a 10-mile radius, not counting...

Film & Identity: A Closer Look at the Hollywood Hobo

A movie poster
Ivan Salinas September 15, 2019

"There's a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that that's all some people have? It isn't much, but it's better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan." This quote was said by main character...

8 one 8: Brewing Culture in the Valley

A man standing in front of a brewing machine
Ivan Salinas September 5, 2019

Out of all the beers on tap available at CSUN's Pub Sports Grill, there is one popular option among students — a household name known as Matador Red. This Red Ale is a crafted drink locally brewed...

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