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Meet upcoming CSUN rapper Metaphaurus

Jessica Herrera May 10, 2017

Metaphaurus started rapping in high school when he would write raps for his family members on their birthdays. After getting positive reception, he decided to dedicate himself to the art.The name "Metaphaurus"...

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1&1: Creating a new kind of college parties

Jessica Herrera May 9, 2017

When 23-year-old junior and business major Langston Ennin is not making music or working, he’s planning what he’s going to do next with 1&1, a company he created in January 2016.With 1&1,...

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CSU system-wide ‘Day of Action’ protest advocates against tuition increase

Jessica Herrera May 2, 2017

Students gathered at Matador Square Tuesday during a silent protest in response to the California State University tuition increase.Students involved in the protest put duct tape on their mouths and made...

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DJ advocates for Chicano activism

Jessica Herrera April 18, 2017

George Grunauer, also known as DJ Mestizo, is an activist, teacher’s assistant and MEChA de CSUN member, in the Chicana/o masters program. Since 2008, the 30-year-old DJ has focused on tying his...

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Thomas DaVinci brings Chicago talent to Los Angeles

Jessica Herrera April 3, 2017

Thomas Gentry, also known by his stage name Thomas DaVinci, is a 24-year-old Chicago-born artist who moved to L.A two years ago to get a change of environment and pursue his art.The rapper, singer, actor,...

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CSUN poet talks motivation, self-expression

Jessica Herrera March 14, 2017

Self-expression comes in various forms and gives people the platform to be who they want to be. Brandon Hudson, a junior and business management major, said self-expression through poetry has given...

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CSUN alumna finds herself through yoga

Jessica Herrera March 14, 2017

CSUN alumna and yoga instructor Karina Winkler now provides the San Fernando Valley community with a place to unwind. The 24-year-old recently completed her yoga teacher training and has big plans for...

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BUILD PODER program fosters growth in biomedical research

Jessica Herrera February 21, 2017

The undergraduate biomedical research training program is looking to recruit 75 new students for BUILD PODER, a program that offers research training, faculty mentorship and financial assistance for immersing...

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Bernie Sanders and ‘Our Revolution’

Jessica Herrera February 21, 2017

Bernie Sanders supporters gathered at a sold out event at The Theater at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles Sunday night to listen to the Vermont senator speak about issues in America and his new book "Our...

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The vital role of music in cinema

Jessica Herrera February 13, 2017

One of the few soundtracks to make more money than the actual film was the conscious soundtrack of the 1972 blaxploitation film "Super Fly." Written and produced entirely by Curtis Mayfield, the soul singer...

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Introducing: Souleaux

Jessica Herrera February 6, 2017

The creative talent at CSUN grows immensely every semester whether through singing, rapping, producing, photography or painting. Students form clubs, small shows, and open mics on campus; including get-togethers...

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The Duolingo Effect

Jessica Herrera February 1, 2017

With the diversity in Southern California, it’s always a plus to know a language other than English. People regularly take language classes and purchase Rosetta Stone, or study a foreign dictionary...

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