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Student Travel Column: Destination Iran

Yazd in Iran. This ceremony in Iran is called

Julie Gauthier

November 30, 2015 Mandana Azimi, 31, is a CSUN student years old, student in Mass Communication who traveled to Iran. Q: Where did you travel? A: "Different parts of Iran such as Qeshm and Kish iland, Yazd, Isfahan, Shiraz...

Student Travel Column: Destination Israel

Matthew Levine spending summer in Israel on August 5, 2015.

Julie Gauthier

November 18, 2015 Matthew Levine, a 23-year-old, accounting student talked to The Sundial about his trip to Israel. Q: Where did you travel? A: Israel Q: What is your favorite place you visited? A: Jerusalem ...

Student Travel Column: Destination Lithuania

Danuté Scola, a 20-year-old student traveled to Palanga, Lithuania and poses in front of a nearby pond.

Julie Gauthier

November 9, 2015 Danuté Scola, a 20-year-old student majoring in Liberal Studies, talked to The Sundial about her trip to Lithuania.On traveling from place to place:"I went from Los Angeles to Lithuania, to Barcelona...

Take a look inside the Broad

Inside The Broad, 1st floor.

Julie Gauthier

October 30, 2015

There's been a lot of hype behind the Broad, downtown Los Angeles' newest museum. Through exhibits like the lighting room or perhaps the long line to get in, the new museum is definitely attracting a lot of art fans. Built by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad and designed by Diller Scofidio, the...

Student Travel Column: Destination Hawaii

A resort-style pool nestled between the Royal Hawaiian hotel and its sister property, the Sheraton Waikiki in Oahu, Hawaii. (Cindy Yamanaka/Orange County Register/MCT)

Julie Gauthier

October 25, 2015 Adriana Aguilar, a double major in Chicano studies and political science, talked to The Sundial about her trip to Hawaii. Q: What is your favorite place that you have visited? A: Hawaii. Q: Have you traveled a lot in y...

How proper diets can ward off drug abuse

Illustration. Photo credit: Julienne Shih

Julie Gauthier

October 20, 2015

There are plenty of educational and rehabilitation programs that focus on relationships and the individuals, but nutrition can also play a role. According to a Harvard Medical School publication, addiction involves craving for something intensely, losing of control over its use and continuing use despite adv...

Influence of music on the brain

Illustration depicting a woman listening to music with her headphones one. An illustrated brain is shown.

Julie Gauthier

October 14, 2015

Most students at the library have their headphones on while studying or writing. When walking into the Oviatt Library, the music blasting from students’ earbuds enchants visitors upon entry and echoes throughout the hallways. With so much musical digestion among students and their studies, ...

Student Travel Column: Destination China

Miki Wang poses at an event.

Julie Gauthier

October 4, 2015 Miki Wang, 26, talked to The Sundial and shared her travel experiences as a student. Q: Have you traveled a lot?A: Yeah, I traveled a lot in my life. If we bring [it] back to frequency, I almost travel ...

Abbot Kinney Festival did not live up to its expectations

Abbot Kinney Festival did not live up to its expectations

Julie Gauthier

September 28, 2015

The Abbot Kinney Festival took over the street this past Sunday in Venice. The vendors offered different styles from food to painting and hand-made jewelry. Beyond Baroque held the spoken word stage this year. The Abbot Kinney Festival also held three small stages where locals artists performed. It wa...

LACMA Jazz night provides melting pot atmosphere

Crowds gathered eager to enjoy their picnics and soothing Jazz music at the LACMA. (Photo credit/ Julie Gauthier)

Julie Gauthier

September 25, 2015

"It's more than Jazz – it's melting pot music…" Greg Porée Group performed on Friday, Sept. 18 at the LACMA. The guitarist, composer, music director, and producer has made significant contributions to the music of dozens of show-business legends. His credits include music “director for Sonn...

Review: Kenny Burrell jazzes it up at LACMA’s jazz night

Review: Kenny Burrell jazzes it up at LACMA's jazz night

Julie Gauthier

September 8, 2015

The place to be before the long weekend was the LACMA, for another evening of jazz. The museum was packed, perhaps due to the presence of legendary guitarist Kenny Burrell, recipient of the 7th annual L.A. Jazz Treasure award, which attracted fans from all over the town. The American jazz guitarist is well known for his collaborat...

Review: LACMA’s Sound of Summer

Review: LACMA's Sound of Summer

Julie Gauthier

September 3, 2015

If you went to see Amy Winehouse’s documentary this summer and like me, you felt nostalgic about her emotional music for weeks. Here’s some good news to all my jazz lovers, you can experience the soul of jazz at the LACMA every Friday. Concerts are held outdoors at the BP Grand Entrance, it is...

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