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Acasola’s journey through accomplishment and experience

Melissa Rojas April 25, 2019

CSUN’s premiere a cappella group, Acasola, has had a busy year full of triumphs, obstacles, and introductions to new and diverse talent. The group has effectively acquired and experienced unique...

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Art students awarded for their work at the Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Melissa Rojas April 16, 2019

The CSUN art department held its annual Juried Student Exhibition on April 5. The event allows CSUN students of any academic year or major to enter three of their art pieces to win several awards.At the...

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Up-and-coming San Fernando Valley artists

Melissa Rojas March 13, 2019

The San Fernando Valley is made up of an extremely tight-knit community of young and inspiring artists. They record music in bedrooms from Sylmar to Burbank and play in backyards across the LA area. Here...

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Understanding the process behind Big Lecture

Melissa Rojas March 5, 2019

CSUN's Associated Students are motivating and educating students on following their dreams with this year’s Big Lecture on March 7 with actor, producer and activist Jesse Williams as lecturer. Big...

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Student band, Aikido Notion, on their struggles and successes

Melissa Rojas February 20, 2019

It was 2016 and Kevin Carlos, Christian Zavala and Hector Hernandez were all sitting at a lunch table in Francis Polytechnic Senior High when they realized they wanted to create music. Three years later...

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‘Blinky: The Friendly Hen’ celebrates 40th anniversary with gallery

Melissa Rojas February 12, 2019

When people hear "Blinky: The Friendly Hen," they probably picture a cute cartoon hen. In reality, "Blinky" is a headless frozen chicken at a supermarket.CSUN’s Main Art Gallery is hosting the 40th...

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Music department holds their first ChamberFest

Melissa Rojas February 6, 2019

The CSUN Music Department held their first large-scale chamber music festival last Thursday through Sunday. The festival was a host of not only concert events but also lectures and masterclasses taught...

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CTVA presents LatinAuteur – Cinema from Spain to Latin America

Melissa Rojas January 17, 2019

CSUN’s Cinema & Television Arts department has decided to host a LatinAuteur screening of various cinema from Latin America and Spain throughout the spring semester. The screenings will take...

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Book Review: Jurassic Park

Melissa Rojas January 17, 2019

Most people know the movie "Jurassic Park," which was directed by Steven Spielberg and was released on June 11, 1993. Its box office gross was recorded at $357 million in the U.S. However, not many people...

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Album review of the week: Khalid’s ‘Suncity’

Melissa Rojas November 12, 2018

After his successful debut album "American Teen," contemporary R&B artist, Khalid, participated in many collaborations with artists like Alina Baraz in her song “Electric," Logic in his song...

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