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Weekly Editor’s picks: movie screening, Earth Day activities, free concert

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Lauren Gates

April 20, 2016

Wednesday 4.20 - Film Dazed and Confused is Screening at The Wiltern. Richard Linklater’s Dazed & Confused will be playing at The Wiltern’s movie night, make sure to pack some munchies. Price: $4-$15 Time: 7:00 p.m. Address: 3790 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010 Thursday...

Desert Days: Coachella Style Guide

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Lauren Gates

April 13, 2016

In just a few days, people from around the world will be flocking to Indio, California where Coachella will be putting on its famous party in the desert. While fashion statements at the festival have been getting as popular as the event itself, we are here to help guide you into the do's and don'ts of...

Coachella 2016 Playlist

Large butterfly hovers over crowd

Lauren Gates

April 6, 2016

Coachella is just around the corner, so we are preparing our desert dancers with an extensive playlist to get you ready to party. Weekends one (April 15-17th) and two (April 22-24th) are sure to amaze with headliners: LCD Sound System, Guns N' Roses, Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Sufjan Stevens, Ic...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: beer festival, local concert, food trucks

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Lauren Gates

March 9, 2016

Wednesday 3.9 – Book Reading POPUP Bookfest Fundraiser + Art & Musical Festival Grab a book at Glendale Arts' first annual POPUP. Bookfest Fundraiser with live music and free art workshops. Free 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Barnes & Noble at the Americana. The event is on the second fl...

CRSSD Festival Preview, Playlist

Photo Credit Skyler Greene

Lauren Gates

February 24, 2016

CRSSD festival is returning for its second spring show on March 5th and 6th in San Diego's Waterfront Park. Electronic reverberations will resonate throughout the popular two-day festival, while new and old artists grace the park next weekend. We have created a Spotify playlist for you to listen to and get pumped up for the festival. Artists not found on Spo...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: Museums, movies, campus event

People gathered around the real life sized surfboard art by Rob Machado at Flood Magazine Gallery in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan. 29, 2015. (File Photo / Raul Martinez / The Sundial)

Lauren Gates

January 25, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Monday,  Jan. 25. Art 19th Annual High School Invitational Students from nearly 40 San Fernando Valley high schools will showcase their art in an exhibition at CSUN’s Main Art Gallery. The gallery will include paintings, ceramics, graphic design, sculptures, illu...

Gender-neutral pronouns continue to change

Shannon Wampler-Collins, left, and Carmen Wampler-Collins speak to the media after obtaining a marriage license at the Rowan County Courthouse on Sept. 14, 2015 in Morehead, Ky. Carmen Wampler-Collins and Shannon Wamper-Collins were the first couple to marry while Kim Davis was back at work. (Pablo Alcala/Lexington Herald-Leader/TNS)

Lauren Gates

December 2, 2015

Progress toward a more gender-neutral environment is being made nation-wide at college campuses by creating awareness of ways to foster inclusivity on campus. Through the last couple of decades there has been a growing movement for people to become more inclusive with the language they use. The first...

The playlist for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner

Follow these tips to be sure your turkey makes it to the table safely. (Steve Mellon/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)

Lauren Gates

November 26, 2015

Thanksgiving is coming up in just a few short days, and on a college campus that means a mix of people going home for the holidays while others spend it here around campus, and away from family, possibly for the first time. While the idealistic 'family gathering around the table' image may not fit...

Songs to combat stormy and cold weather

Cecilia Xiong, 7, of Sacramento, Calif., and her father, Kachang Xiong, walk to Parkway Elementary School in Sacramento, Calif., despite the cold, wet on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Lauren Gates

November 25, 2015

It feels like the seasons skipped fall and jumped right into winter here in Los Angeles, with temperatures dropping to the low 60's this week and the sun setting creating chills well into the 40s some nights. According to the Weather Channel, Northridge will not be seeing a number higher that 75 degrees ...

Valley Vibrations: Stoury

Nebraska, Levi June and Levi pose for Holiday Christmas photo shoot.

Lauren Gates

November 11, 2015

Three CSUN alumni formed the band STOURY, I got a chance to sit down with them to find out theirs. Friends first and band mates second, 25-year-old Levi June, 24-year-old Nebraska and 26-year-old Ryan were all smiles and laughter while we sat down with chips and salsa in Nebraska and Levi's living room...

A weekend at Beach Goth

Beach Goth 4 generated thousands of attendees both days on Oct. 24 and 25 at the Observatory in Orange County. Musical acts included The Growlers, Grimes, Die Antwoord, and many more artists graced the stage to this all ages event. Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Lauren Gates

October 27, 2015

Beach Goth. Two words that normally clash, unless you are describing the sounds of The Growlers who started this festival in 2011 for their local fans. Their fourth annual two-day event at the observatory in Santa Ana was a great success this past weekend. The crowd was made up of numerous eclectic...

Spooky songs for Halloween

Halloween has grown into a major consumer holiday, with 157 million Americans expected to celebrate this year. (Michael Robinson Chavez/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Lauren Gates

October 21, 2015

A Halloween playlist does not have to include an entire list of tired and cliche songs that are synonymous to your favorite holiday. Don’t worry, this playlist does include some of the classics, but it also gives an alternative twist to create the perfect Halloween mix. Halloween, a favorite holiday...

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