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Proposed impaction discussed at Glendale Community College

Jonathan R. Diaz

March 11, 2015

Proposed impaction effects on specific majors and transfer students was discussed during the second meeting regarding CSUN impaction, held at Glendale Community College Monday.During the meeting, William Watkins, vice president for academic affairs, presented the same information as said at the last ...

“There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?”

Jonathan R. Diaz

December 3, 2014

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… I never thought I would see those words on screen again after the last Star Wars movie premiered in 2005. This past weekend J.J. Abrams gave us a glimpse at what’s next for the Star Wars universe, when the teaser trailer for “The Force Awakens...

CSU Board of Trustees ratifies budget contract

Jonathan R. Diaz

November 12, 2014

Faculty at CSUN will receive an immediate raise following the decision of the California State University Board of Trustees to ratify the collective bargaining contract put before them. The decision came during the Board of Trustees’ meeting on Wednesday in which they heard statements on why the...

Marvel universe comes to life with announcement of next nine films

Marvel universe comes to life with announcement of next nine films

Jonathan R. Diaz

November 5, 2014

Warner Bros. just can’t seem to catch a break. Earlier in October, they announced 10 DC films which got the internet talking. These films included not only the upcoming “Batman vs. Superman” movie, but also stand-alone films for Wonder Woman, Aquaman and an ensemble Justice League movie. When...

Stan Lee’s Comikaze going four years strong

Actor and comedian Ralph Garman geeked out with director Kevin Smith in their Fatman on Batman: A Tribute to Batman '66 panel on day two of Stan Lee's Comikaze on Nov. 1, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Jonathan R. Diaz

November 5, 2014

Now in it’s fourth year, Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo staked its claim as LA’s answer to San Diego Comic Con. The pop culture event featured numerous panels, contests and of course cosplayers. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, this was the perfect way to spend Halloween weekend. Th...

Music and comedy reign ‘Supreme’ for Tenacious D

The Kyle Grass Band performed in costumes at the Franken Stage setting the mood for Tenacious D at Festival Supreme on Oct. 25. at the Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds. Photo Credit: Rasta Ghafouri/The Sundial

Jonathan R. Diaz

October 28, 2014

Back for its second year, Tenacious D’s Festival Supreme brought together some big names from comedy and music Saturday for an all-day event. The festival took over the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall as well as the grounds in front of the venue. While it’s been dubbed the “Coachella of comed...

AS allocates more than $2000 to Matador Band after much discussion

Jonathan R. Diaz

October 27, 2014

Story by Taya Zoormandan The Associated Students (AS) Senate approved funding $2,212 toward the CSUN Matador Band after more than an hour of deliberation at their meeting today in the University Student Union Grand Salon. The finance committee had initially recommended allocating $860 to the band...

Downtown LA bar has 1Up on competition

Downtown LA bar has 1Up on competition

Jonathan R. Diaz

October 22, 2014

With Downtown Los Angeles becoming a hotspot for nightlife in recent years, it can be difficult for a new bar to stand out from the crowd. At EightyTwo in the Arts District, the answer is as simple as video games. Now these aren’t video games you’d find at your local Dave & Buster’s, bu...

AS votes to approve new student fee for statewide student organization

Graduate senator Catherine Jermany and lower division senator Jeffrey Perez de Leon listen intently as A.S. president Tiffany Zaich addresses issues on their agenda, Monday, at USU's Thousand Oaks Room. Photo Credit: Lucas Esposito / Senior Photographer

Jonathan R. Diaz

October 20, 2014

  The Associated Students (AS) senate voted to approve the $2 per student, per semester fee to go toward the California State Student Association (CSSA), a statewide student organization which represents students on all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses. Devon Graves, chair for C...

London Philharmonic entrances the VPAC

The London Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and played with a distinguished pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge, Calif. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/ The Sundial

Jonathan R. Diaz

October 13, 2014

  The music of classical composers Tchaikovsky, Dvorak and Prokofiev flowed beautifully through the Great Hall of the Valley Performing Arts Center on Friday night as the London Philharmonic Orchestra entertained a packed house. The 100-piece orchestra performed amazing pieces that were s...

Increased cost of Big Show passed onto students

Jonathan R. Diaz

October 1, 2014

Big Show ticket prices rose to $40 due to a $15,000 budget cut compared to the original budget of $200,000. Leann Vincent, student leadership coordinator for Associated Students (AS) said the thought of the AS senate was, students who wanted to come would bear a little more of the cost. Vincent...

Campus crime alert issued for bicycle thefts

Jonathan R. Diaz

September 30, 2014

A string of bicycle thefts that occurred between Sept. 20 and 30 prompted the CSUN Department of Police Services (PD) to issue a campus crime alert.  The bike thefts occurred outside Oviatt Library, Nordhoff Hall, Cypress Hall, Manzanita Hall and the University Park Apartments residential community. The...

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