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David Sedaris shares life stories, essays at VPAC

Photo by Anne Fishbein

Jake Tully

November 23, 2015

Reading a beloved story or work alone can be immensely satisfying, but getting afforded the situation to share that feeling with others may be even more fulfilling. Such was the case with David Sedaris’ reading at CSUN Saturday night, in which the author dove into essays both humorous and melancholy...

San Fernando Valley brewery invites locals

San Fernando Brewing Co. provides a host of different brews and bar food for patrons to enjoy while socializing with those around them. Photo credit: Alejandra Gonzalez

Jake Tully

November 23, 2015

Outside of the occasional dive bar and the ever-growing selection at the local Ralph’s, the north San Fernando Valley is fairly lean on locations to pick up a quality craft beer. CSUN students are especially limited in their options, having only the campus Pub Sports Grill and a handful of local...

Big Comedy creates big laughs for first time at VPAC

Comedian Chris Titus preforms at Valley Performance Arts Center on Tuesday November 10, 2015.

Jake Tully

November 12, 2015

Despite a belated starting time and major changes to the comedian roster, the Student Veteran Organization and Associated Students' "Big Comedy" at California State University, Northridge was a night of laughs and awareness for the local veteran community. With the likes of comedians Jay Mohr, Jim...

Larger lineup, huge names highlight Big Comedy showcase

Photo courtesy of Associated Students

Jake Tully

November 9, 2015

With an event just in time for the impending storm of fall semester finals, Associated Student’s (A.S.) Big Comedy on Nov. 10 should serve as a relaxing reprieve to CSUN students who are about to engross themselves in studying. This year’s Big Comedy showcase will be held in the Valley Performing...

Review: L.A. Theatre Work’s presentation of “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”

Photo credit: Matt Petit.

Jake Tully

October 30, 2015

Nearly 120 years later, Dracula proves to be one of the most spine-tingling tales our literary canon has to offer. In anticipation of the upcoming Halloween weekend, L.A. Theatre Work’s presentation of “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” at CSUN’s Valley Performing Arts Center on Wednesday was a perfectly...

CSUN Fashion Entrepreneurs

Pedram Tehranizadeh runs Headquarters Clothing along with his older brother. (Yocasta Arias/ The Sundial)

Jake Tully

October 28, 2015

As the fall semester begins to reach its halfway point, many seniors at CSUN begin to address the issue of their postgraduate plans. While students at CSUN will continue with graduate programs or face an existential crisis that challenges their very being, others will pursue an entrepreneurial route...

Students learn about post-graduate opportunities at CSUN

A student obtains more information about a graduate program on CSUN campus in the English Department.

Jake Tully

October 25, 2015

If students at CSUN had any reservations about pursuing a post-graduate program in the coming months, their concerns were likely quelled after attending CSUN’s Advancement to Graduate Education conference on Oct. 24. The conference, free to CSUN students, gave advice and information on pursuing...

Foo Fighters rock Castaic Lake

Dave Grohl and Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins preforming side by side

Jake Tully

October 19, 2015

One need look no further for the most rock n’ roll show that October can offer than Foo Fighters performance at the 32nd annual Love Ride benefit concert on Sunday. For the final installment of Harley Davidson’s "Love Ride" at Castaic Lake, Dave Grohl and company pulled out all the stops for a...

The Fab Faux Revive the Beatles At VPAC

The Fab Faux gets the VPAC crowd on their feet during The Beatles'

Jake Tully

October 19, 2015

More often than not, Beatles cover bands appeal to those alive when the Fab Four were playing on the Ed Sullivan Show or those who like to imagine that the Liverpool lads are still at it. With the Fab Faux – musicians who are veritable Lennon and McCartney experts – a performance melds the best...

Foo Fighters, Social Distortion to play Love Ride 32

A stage that is displayed in front of a crowed of spectators.

Jake Tully

October 13, 2015

For over 30 years, Southern California has been the home of Love Ride, the world’s largest and longest-running singular day motorcycle charity event. Now in its twilight hour, Love Ride will commence its 32nd and final event on October 18, 2015. In support of the Wounded Warrior Project, Love Ride...

Bluegrass festival highlights Americana music in Southern California

The Punch Brothers preforming.

Jake Tully

October 6, 2015

Though touting bands decidedly not the textbook definition of bluegrass, the Los Angeles Bluegrass Situation at The Greek Theater on Oct. 2 was nonetheless one of the most dedicated folk, roots and Americana music events in Southern California. With the musical stylings of indie darling Dawes, The...

Bluegrass Is Heading to The Greek

Photo credit: The Bluegrass Situation

Jake Tully

September 25, 2015

Los Angeles has always fostered a healthy friendship with the traditional music of America’s roots. From the early days of the cowpoke radio darlings to musical stylings that embody psychedelia and punk there has been a strong reverence in Los Angeles for music that is thoroughly Americana. In...

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