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Get scared with Edgar Allan Poe on the iPad and iPhone

Get scared with Edgar Allan Poe on the iPad and iPhone

Michelle Dominguez

October 17, 2013

With Halloween lurking around the corner planning your fright night festivities is a must. From questionable costumes to ghoulish mazes, you need to be scared! But can you believe that reading a book could easily scare the hell out of you? Well, thanks to legendary short story writer Edgar Allan Poe, it can. Recog...

Student collapses and dies of cardiac arrest at SRC

Michelle Dominguez

October 6, 2013

A memorial service will be held for CSUN student Michael Ahmad Jabali who died of cardiac arrest in the Student Recreation Center (SRC) last Monday. Jabali was last seen running around the SRC indoor track on the third floor where he collapsed. Nicole Karaan, president of the Lebanese Student Asso...

Universal Studios screams terror at Halloween Horror Nights 2013

Michelle Dominguez

October 4, 2013

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights reemerges from the fiery pits of Hades with a handful of new frightening mazes and attractions that are sure to scare the pants off of anyone. The scare fest kicked off opening night with a slew of celebrities walking the red carpet at the annual Eyegore A...

CSUN welcomes “Hamlet” at the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall

Michelle Dominguez

October 3, 2013

CSUN is about to get a taste of Shakespearean tragedy as the Acting Company performs “Hamlet” at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall. Founded in 1972, the New York company is America’s leading nationally touring repertory theater. Having performed over 138 productions across the nation the co...

Let’s Go Clubbing – Out for a spin with the CSUN Ballroom Club

Let’s Go Clubbing – Out for a spin with the CSUN Ballroom Club

Michelle Dominguez

September 25, 2013

It’s a Thursday afternoon and across from the recreational pool, a handful of students march inside the plaza studio. After plopping their book bags on the floor, they face the mirrored wall and wait for instructions. As they’re flexing their bodies from side to side, a tall, skillful man ...

Let’s go clubbing with the CSUN ballroom dance club

Let’s go clubbing with the CSUN ballroom dance club

Michelle Dominguez

September 25, 2013

Club president Yvonne Diaz talks about the stress relieving benefits of ballroom dancing. Members learn dances from swing to merengue and travel around the state to different competitions.

CSUN funny man talks about starting the CSUN Improv club and his roots in acting

CSUN funny man talks about starting the CSUN Improv club and his roots in acting

Michelle Dominguez

September 11, 2013

CSUN student Kevin Shacter spent most of his teenage years in front of the television. With a bowl full of cheerios, he’d lounge around watching sports or his favorite show, "Whose Line is it Anyway?." All of his hard work paid off. Shacter is currently the president of the CSUN Improvisational Club. The 22-year-old screenwriting major caught the a...

CSUN screenwriting major shares his love of improv

CSUN screenwriting major shares his love of improv

Michelle Dominguez

September 10, 2013

Senior CSUN screenwriting major Kevin Shacter shares his love of improv and the life lessons he's learned from it.

‘Devious Maids’ is not televisions answer for Latinas in Hollywood

‘Devious Maids’ is not televisions answer for Latinas in Hollywood

Michelle Dominguez

September 9, 2013

I spent two years trying to be an actress. I know it’s not a huge amount of time, but it was a goal I set for myself. If I didn’t land a gig within that time frame, I’d move on and set my sights on something less dramatic. Well, it didn’t take long for those two years to pass. I had gone ...

CSUN IT Technical Services warn faculty and students about dangerous email spam

Michelle Dominguez

August 28, 2013

CSUN’s Information Technology (IT) Technical Services are warning students and staff to be aware of viral messages that may appear in their CSUN email accounts. Early this semester several faculty and staff members complained of receiving suspicious emails urging them to update their email accounts. The message directed t...

CSUN Tuesday Talks for LGBTQA community to resume this fall

CSUN Tuesday Talks for LGBTQA community to resume this fall

Michelle Dominguez

August 26, 2013

>>> CORRECTION: Pride Center coordinator named Sarina Loeb, not Sirina Loeb. The Pride Center will continue to host their weekly Tuesday Talks this fall semester. Tuesday Talks is an informal discussion group that allows students to chat about a variety of topics surrounding the Lesbian, Gay...

CSUN A.S. vice president elected CSU student trustee, the first in history

Michelle Dominguez

August 25, 2013

Talar Alexanian makes history after being inaugurated as an official member of the California State University Board of Trustees, a first for CSUN. It took six months of multiple interviews before CSUN’s Associated Students vice president received the good news. Alexanian was interviewed by a...

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