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Tattoo Tuesdays: Ron Jaradat

Tattoo Tuesdays: Ron Jaradat

Laine Wherritt

December 1, 2015

Ron Jaradat got his upper left arm tattooed last March in a session that lasted a total of five hours. “It took two sessions” say Jaradat. “The first session I did was about three hours, and then I went back to get it finished, and that took another two.” The tattoo is a blue and black...

CSUN stays scruffy with No shave November

CSUN stays scruffy with No shave November

Laine Wherritt

November 30, 2015

Every November beards become an increasingly popular commodity among men in support of No-Shave November. The movement can first be traced back to Australia in 2004 when, according to Vidette Online there were 30 men who grew beards for 30 days to raise awareness for prostate cancer and depression in men. The i...

App of the day: Map My Run

App of the day: Map My Run

Laine Wherritt

October 27, 2015

With the LA Marathon coming up this Valentines day, Sunday Feb. 14th, a good app to help kick off training would be the “Map My Run” app. Map My Run is available on both iOS and Android systems and received a solid five-star rating in Apple’s App Store. The application allows runners a...

Tattoo Tuesday

Tattoo Tuesday

Laine Wherritt

October 27, 2015

She was only 17 when she got her first tattoo, but Rachel Siner, CSUN Graphic Design student, has added four more since then. Now, at 25, she's had one redone."I have changed one so far, and I’m thinking about changing the affirmations I have on my left arm to a solid black band,” Siner sai...

Midterm study spots

Midterm study spots

Laine Wherritt

October 11, 2015

With midterms coming up, many students are looking for good places to plug in, keep caffeinated and memorize half a semester's worth of information and concepts. Here are a few spots to keep in mind. Barclays Coffee 8976 Tampa Ave., Northridge, Calif. 91324 This coffee shop is a smaller store ...

LACMA provides “New Objectivity” from German art

LACMA provides “New Objectivity” from German art

Laine Wherritt

October 7, 2015

The artists of the New Objectivity movement shared a skepticism in terms of which direction Germany was moving towards, both artistically and politically, while struggling with immense human isolation. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is introducing the United State to its first comprehensive...

Your 24/7 tutoring app

Your 24/7 tutoring app

Laine Wherritt

October 6, 2015

With midterms fast approaching, students are likely looking for fast help to quickly understand two months worth of concepts and terms, and the answer may be in a tutoring app. Snaptutor is a new app that allows anyone looking for academic help to instantly find tutors on their iPhone and iPad as...

How CSUN’s Big Show compares with neighboring campuses

How CSUN’s Big Show compares with neighboring campuses

Laine Wherritt

September 29, 2015

Within the last five years Miguel, Kendrick Lamar, Diplo, and Wale have performed at a Southern California college campus at some point. The list of artists will only grow following college concerts at CSUN, UCLA, and CSULB. With CSUN’s 15th annual “Big Show” is coming up on Oct. 3, featuring...

Apple’s upgraded policy, products

Apple’s upgraded policy, products

Laine Wherritt

September 15, 2015

Apple unveiled the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, along with new payment plans, and the iPad Pro earlier this month. The tech giants announced a new payment plan that will allow customers an affordable way to upgrade devices annually as they are released. By paying 24 monthly installments ranging from...

AFAA Fitness offers instructor training and certifications at the SRC

AFAA Fitness offers instructor training and certifications at the SRC

Laine Wherritt

September 14, 2015

The SRC is hosting three different instructor training courses through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Sept. 18–20. The courses are being offered at discounted rates through the globally recognized and fully accredited AFAA APEX event. The Primary Group Exercise Certification cour...

Sesame Street joins HBO

Sesame Street joins HBO

Laine Wherritt

September 8, 2015

After 45 years of airing on PBS the children's classic Sesame Street is now moving to HBO. The move puts Big Bird, Elmo, and the Cookie Monster amongst the ranks of Jon Snow and The Sopranos. This, as Jimmy Fallon put it on his show, makes it very possible for “half the cast to be killed off in the first...

Brown is the new green on campus

Laine Wherritt

September 4, 2015

As California experiences the worst drought in 1200 years, CSUN is upping their water sensitive landscaping to adapt. The campus is in the process of implementing several different water saving initiatives that aim to decrease the annual water usage by an estimated 2.8 million gallons. Director of P...

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