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Deadline approaches for students to get free tickets for Yo-Yo Ma VPAC concert

Photo credit: Valley Perfomring Arts Center Website

Madeline Sensibile

April 29, 2015

CSUN alumni Earl Enzer and his wife Karen have given students the opportunity to see world renown cellist Yo-Yo Ma perform at the Valley Performing Art Center next week on May 6. The Enzers have underwritten 200 tickets to the event specifically for students to attend. The deadline to enter to win a ...

Earth-conscious brands to wear now

Earth-conscious brands to wear now

Madeline Sensibile

April 22, 2015

Follow @mxsensibile // More and more fashion brands these days are doing their part to minimize their ecological footprint by wasting less, recycling clothing and using environmental-conscious materials. If you're looking for new brands to wear that are conscious of the planet we live on, check out these brands below. The Reformation Founded by Yael Aflalo, The Reformation is based in Los Angeles, and...

Best options for cruelty free products

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Madeline Sensibile

April 22, 2015

If you're tired of constantly hearing about beauty and food products containing the latest thing thats bad for you, then its time for you to turn to cruelty free products. As the global climate changes both economically and environmentally, lots of new companies are coming up with products that do...

Jay Z brings a new wave with TIDAL streaming service

By Robert Flores / Contributor

Madeline Sensibile

April 15, 2015

Music titan Jay Z has just launched his brand new music streaming service, Tidal, with the support of his wife Beyoncé, Jack White, Daft Punk, and plenty of other musical greats. However, Tidal has already seen the wrath of other artists such as Mumford & Sons and Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for...

Fix LA protesters demand change from Mayor Garcetti at VPAC

Protestors gathered outside of the VPAC on April 14 demanding Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti to fix the city by restoring vital services for residents. Garcetti gave State of City address at the VPAC. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Madeline Sensibile

April 14, 2015

During LA Mayor Eric Garcetti's delivery of the State of the City address, protestors marched outside CSUN’s Valley Performing Arts Center, demanding the mayor to make resolutions on working conditions and salaries for city workers on April 14. Twenty to 30 people marched outside the VPAC to promote ...

Getting over the mid-semester bump

Getting over the mid-semester bump

Madeline Sensibile

April 3, 2015

It is already week 11 and spring break is just days away, but you're probably still in need of a pick-me-up to get you through the next few weeks. Waking up every day early and going to sleep late just to get assignments done can get super rough on the mind and body. Luckily, by doing a few daily exercises,...

SRC introduces activity program for children of faculty & staff

Madeline Sensibile

March 30, 2015

>CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the SRC's Fitness and Wellness Manager's name was Sarah Salute instead of Sandra Salute. In order to get children moving today, CSUN's own Student Recreation Center has introduced the Youth Activity Program running now until April 18. All c...

Palma Violets bring down the house at The Echo

Madeline Sensibile

March 26, 2015

Palma Violets are the band you to need to be watching right now. The London-based four-piece released the monumental debut "180" back in January 2013, and are about to drop their sophomore effort "Danger in the Club" at the beginning of May. The band are currently on the road for a few warm up gigs, an...

CSUN students crowd Matador Bookstore for Grad Fest

CSUN welcomes graduating seniors to fulfill their commencement needs at GradFest on Wednesday, March 11. Photo credit: Madeline Sensibile

Madeline Sensibile

March 11, 2015

CSUN's annual GradFest is taking place today, March 11, and tomorrow March 12 in the Matador Bookstore Complex. At GradFest, eligible CSUN graduating seniors can purchase anything graduation related, such as their cap and gown, sashes, diploma frames and more. Amy Berger, Matador Bookstore Director,...

Students Wait Anxiously For James Franco’s ‘Big Lecture’

Students Wait Anxiously For James Franco's 'Big Lecture'

Madeline Sensibile

March 10, 2015

On March 10 at 6 p.m. actor and writer James Franco will be taking the stage at the VPAC for this semester's Big Lecture presented by Associated Students Productions.What looked to be nearly 500 plus students have been standing outside since early this morning, a few students said. Alyssa Hernandez,...

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler releases solo record “Policy”

Arcade Fire's Will Butler releases solo record

Madeline Sensibile

March 10, 2015 Madeline Sensibile / Staff writer Win Butler’s kid brother Will Butler releases an album this week called “Policy,” out on Merge Records. “Policy” is the younger Butler’s first foray into solo work, as he has spent the last 10 plus years in...

Put some magic in your morning with ‘Fairy Toast’

Put some magic in your morning with 'Fairy Toast'

Madeline Sensibile

March 5, 2015

Breakfast is my absolute favorite meal of the day, which has changed since I was a wee lass. I am always craving something sweet before school starts, but never know what to make. This week, instead of sharing a dinner recipe with you, I'll be sharing my newfound recipe for Fairy Toast for this installment...

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