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Lana del Rey pictured in a bright tie-dye dress putting her cigarette in the mic-holder

Lana Del Rey moves ‘out of the black and into the blue’ in new album ‘Lust for Life’

Michael Herrera July 31, 2017

Just like Lana Del Rey’s previous albums, “Lust for Life” is, on the surface, about the ups and downs of being in love, however, she offers listeners a glance into what seems to be a...

Illustration shows people standing in front of the bisexual pride flag which is pink, purple, and blue

Bisexual discrimination leads to lack of visibility for the community

Michael Herrera April 11, 2017

Bisexuals are likely to experience more discrimination than other members of the LGBTQ community due to misconceptions and stereotypes, which leads to bisexual invisibility, also known as bi-erasure. A...

Trump shown giving speech

Professors devote class time to discuss election results

Michael Herrera November 9, 2016

In the wake of the election, some professors took time away from their regular class lessons to discuss the results of Tuesday night's election. James Mitchell, professor of political science, spoke...

Several novels are stacked on top one another

Need 2 Read: Wednesday Book Column

Michael Herrera August 10, 2016

Title: Frankenstein Author: Mary Shelley Pages: 288 $4.45-$9.95 Mary Shelley's classic novel about a man playing God raises the question if monsters are born or if they are created by society....

CSUN jazz band members play various instruments

Music Mondays: Jazz

Michael Herrera August 1, 2016

Jazz has had a major influence on the music most people listen to today. The sounds can be heard through a wide variety of genres including pop, hip-hop, rap and especially rock 'n' roll, according to...

Books presented on shelf

Need 2 Read: Wednesday book column

Michael Herrera July 27, 2016

Title: "The Namesake" Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Pages: 291 $9.18-$18.23 Lahiri beautifully crafts her novel "The Namesake" to document how an Indian woman, Ashima Ganguli, tries to keep her culture...

Need 2 Read: Wednesday Book Column

Michael Herrera July 13, 2016

Title: Mercy Author: Jodi Picoult Pages: 416 $7.99-$10.00 Picoult's novel questions the sanctity of marriage when a terminally ill wife asks her husband, Jaime, to kill her out of mercy. As...

Need 2 Read: Wednesday Book Column

Michael Herrera July 6, 2016

Title: Still AliceAuthor: Lisa GenovaPages: 337$6.99-$18.08Genova's novel follows Harvard linguistics professor Alice Howland's battle with early onset Alzheimer's disease. As the novel progresses, Alice...

Need to read: Wednesday Book Column

Michael Herrera June 28, 2016

Title: ValenciaAuthor: Michelle TeaGenre: Lesbian FictionPages: 250$9.87-$16.00Related reads: "The Price of Salt," "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit"Michelle Tea's autobiographical novel follows one girl's...

close-up of a cop car

CSUN student dies in four-car collision

Michael Herrera June 28, 2016

The Los Angeles Police Department responded to a fatal four-car collision on Saturday night that led led to the death of a CSUN student in Woodland Hills authorities said on Monday. Mubarak Al Qashout,...

People crowd the Last Bookstore for Harry Potter night

The Last Bookstore hosts ‘Harry Potter’ themed night

Michael Herrera June 26, 2016

The Last Bookstore in downtown Los Angeles hosted a free Harry Potter-themed event filled with live performances, an improv show and a costume contest. The night began with a live performance from the...

Jacob Whitesides sings and plays guitar at concert

Jacob Whitesides headlines show at the Troubadour

Michael Herrera June 20, 2016

To the 18-year-old musician, performing in Los Angeles used to feel far-fetched, but since he stepped foot in the city three years ago, Jacob Whitesides said it has been the best place for him. Whitesides,...

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