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Streaming services bring favorite shows to multiple screens

Streaming services bring favorite shows to multiple screens

Lauren Rife

April 23, 2015

Lauren Rife / Staff Writer Follow @lauren_rife Between Amazon Prime, Netflix and Hulu Plus, it may be hard to figure out which streaming service is worth the money. Each service offers something a little bit different and choosing a service depends on a few factors. Many students can't affor...

Student activists rally against impaction rules

Lauren Rife

April 21, 2015

A "Teach-In" rallying against impaction by the Activist Student Coalition took place in front of the Oviatt Library Tuesday afternoon. The event's purpose was to educate students on impaction and what it means for them and future prospective students. Students gathered around in circles on the Ovia...

Martha Graham Dance Company showcase elegance at VPAC

Martha Graham Dance Company showcase elegance at VPAC

Lauren Rife

April 20, 2015

Follow @Lauren_Rife // Professional dancers from the Martha Graham Dance Company graced the stage at the VPAC Saturday night on the 89th anniversary of the company's creation. Performing pieces both old and new, the dancers left the audience in awe as they performed four very different pieces of modern dance. Out of the four, the most crowd pleasing was the final piece, titled "Echo," based on the myt...

An “Inside Out” look at Pixar animation

An “Inside Out” look at Pixar animation

Lauren Rife

April 16, 2015

Follow @Lauren_Rife // Pixar animator, Albert Lozano, gave CSUN students a glimpse into the world of computer animation and the creation of Pixar's latest film, "Inside Out" on campus Wednesday and surprised everyone with a seven minute clip of the beginning of the film. Lozano, who has been working for Pixar since 1999 and has worked on such films as "Monsters Inc.," "The Incredibles," and "Up," spoke a...

Magical and magnificent remake of “Cinderella”

Magical and magnificent remake of “Cinderella”

Lauren Rife

March 12, 2015

Lauren Rife / Staff writer @Lauren_Rife Walt Disney's new live-action retelling of the animated classic, "Cinderella," is even more magical than the original. The film tells the story of Ella, a kind and pretty girl who's mother died when she was young. Her mother's final words to her were to "hav...

Spiritual guidance and advice from SoulPancake

Spiritual guidance and advice from SoulPancake

Lauren Rife

March 4, 2015

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Associated Students presented a thank-you gift to Rainn Wilson. Members from the University Student Union presented Wilson with the thank-you gift. Rainn Wilson, from the NBC television series, "The Office", signed autographs, answere...

Lilia Kibarska dances from circus to CSUN

Lilia Kibarska dances from circus to CSUN

Lauren Rife

March 3, 2015

CSUN students may know Lilia Kibarska as a dance instructor for beginning jazz and modern dance classes, but what they may not know is that her life before teaching at CSUN is far more complex than they realized. Kibarska, who is from Bulgaria, began dancing at an early age. At just 5 years old, she...

LACI@CSUN teaches students how to protect business ideas with its CEO speaker series

Lauren Rife

February 21, 2015

Intellectual property attorney, Jeff Joyner informed CSUN students, faculty and alumni about legally protecting their business ideas Thursday at the USU for LACI@CSUN.This talk is apart of the "CEO speaker series," presented by LACI@CSUN, which is designed to help start-up businesses at CSUN.Joyner said that legall...

Great dates Cali style

Great dates Cali style

Lauren Rife

February 10, 2015

Valentine's Day is upon us. If you haven't managed to lock down some plans for the special day, don't panic! We've put together some ideas for a memorable day or night with your sweetheart. The Adventurous Couple: Skip the busy restaurant scene and hit up the great outdoors! For a romantic getaway, drive up to Lake Hollywood Par...

Hair care do’s and don’ts for everyday life

Hair care do’s and don’ts for everyday life

Lauren Rife

February 4, 2015

Keeping hair healthy can be a struggle for many people. From washing it every day to styling it with a straightener, blow dryer or curling iron, hair can easily be damaged over time. For both women and men, using the right products can make a difference on their hair. Using a dry shampoo every now...

Student housing set to receive new dining experience with Bamboo Terrace restaurant

Lauren Rife

January 30, 2015

CSUN housing's new Bamboo Terrace restaurant, an expansion of Geronimo's, begins construction next week and will open in August 2015 as discussed by the executive committee on Thursday."It will be like Bamboo on steroids," said Betsy Corrigan, the associate director of campus dining, referring to the Ba...

Rainn Wilson’s Back in Backstrom

Rainn Wilson’s Back in Backstrom

Lauren Rife

January 23, 2015

Backstrom, the new crime procedural series on FOX premiered Thursday night and even though the show leaves room for improvement, it proved that The Office's Rainn Wilson is not just a one trick pony. Wilson is no stranger to portraying characters with grumpy attitudes. However, detective Everett Back...

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