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CSUN Transgender Awareness Week kicks off today

Katie Grayot

November 14, 2011

Workshops, panels and a variety of educational entertainment advocating transgender awareness will be held this week. The movement is lead by students in collaboration with the Gender and Women’s Studies, Queer Studies and Women’s Research and Resource Center is the first of its kind on campus. “The...

Top five Halloween 2011 events

Crowds gather on Santa Monica Boulevard during last year's West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval. Courtesy of Jonathan Moore

Katie Grayot

October 27, 2011

West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval Yearning for an exciting, inexpensive Halloween idea this year? Look no further than the world-renowned West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval. Experience Halloween like a kid again. Dress up and join the masses parading down Santa Monica Boulevard. The five-hour masquerad...

Reggae-rock band Pepper at Club Nokia with Ballyhoo! and The Expendables

Kaleo Wassman, guitarist and vocalist for rock reggae band Pepper, performs at Club Nokia Oct. 9, with drummer Yesod Williams in the background. Photo Credit: Ken Scarboro / Editor in Chief

Katie Grayot

October 12, 2011

The reggae-influenced rock ’n’ roll trio Pepper owned the stage at Club Nokia  in Los Angeles Sunday, Oct.9. Opening the show, bands Ballyhoo! and The Expendables pumped up the college-aged crowd for the much anticipated Hawaiian harmony of Pepper. From Denver to Seattle to Oakland to the So...

LACMA’s ‘Asco’ exhibit features obscure Latino artists; ‘5 Car Stud’ and ‘California Design’ also on display

Photographs depicting the political performances of Asco line the walls of an exhibit at LACMA. Courtesy of LACMA

Katie Grayot

October 5, 2011

Photography, film and performance documentation consume the second floor of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at the LACMA for the “Asco: Elite of the Obscure [A Retrospective 1972-1987]” exhibition. The six-room gallery invites visitors to explore the underground world of Latino artists during a time of...

Wings and New Voices celebration for published students

Katie Grayot

September 26, 2011

Family and faculty came together Friday to honor English students published in Wings and New Voices at the USU Grand Salon. “Learning how to write and write well is essential to your future,” President Jolene Koester said at the introduction of the ceremony. Ranging from personal memoirs to current even...

FABULOUS! Fashion Exhibit at FIDM Museum in Los Angeles

By designer Gianni Versace, Men's and Women's ensembles, c. 1994  Courtesy of FIDM Museum and Library.

Katie Grayot

September 21, 2011

Chanel, Gianni Versace and Alexander McQueen are just a few of the designers featured at the “FABULOUS!: 10 Years of FIDM Museum Acquisitions, 2000-2010” at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) Museum and Galleries in downtown Los Angeles. Showcasing over 200 years of fashion, an...

CSUN community celebrates the completion of a Torah on campus

Katie Grayot

November 29, 2010

Members of the Jewish community joined in celebration at the USU Grand Salon to witness the completion of the first Torah scroll Sunday. The new Torah dedicated to the CSUN Jewish Student Center from Israel “represents our faith and support,” said freshman Tal Peled, 22, engineering major. ...

Four-car collision disrupts traffic

Katie Grayot

October 25, 2010

A four-car crash outside of campus left one injured, three startled and a traffic nightmare at the intersection of Nordhoff Street and Etiwanda Avenue Monday afternoon. The collision, caused by the driver of an older Ford Bronco truck when he rear-ended a stopped Lexus Sedan, resulted in a domino eff...

Unsatisfied with three degrees

Katie Grayot

August 25, 2010

Recent graduate Evan Randles, 25, returns to classes this fall after completing seven years of undergraduate studies and acquiring three degrees. “Ideally, in exactly one year from now I will be entering as a first year student into a doctorates program,” Randles said. Hardly satisfied en route to the ultimate goal of achieving his doctorate in mathema...

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