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Best bars in the city

Best bars in the city

Neelofer Lodhy

October 24, 2013

Bar: Glendale Tap Where: 4227 San Fernando Rd., Glendale, CA 91204 Hours:  Mon-Thu 5 pm - 2 am      Fri-Sun 1 pm - 2 am Parking: Mainly street, plenty of spots though. Notable Brews: The Bruery Local Red, Ninkasi Brewing Co. Tricerahops Double IPA Why: When searching for the right dive bar, ...

Students evacuate Matador Bookstore Complex due to false alarm

Neelofer Lodhy

October 21, 2013

Students crowded around the entrance to the Matador Bookstore Complex due to a false fire alarm Monday afternoon. As a safety precaution, students were evacuated from the bookstore while staff workers investigated the cause of the alarm. Shortly following the investigation, the staff determined that the...

Find out how students fight the stress of midterms

Neelofer Lodhy

October 20, 2013

It’s that time of the semester again - when students are tearing their hair out and ingesting more caffeine than thought naturally possible. Midterms are upon us, and students are working to beat the stress. According to the 2012 National College Health Assessment survey, more than half of colleg...

Alumni teach students to grow from intrapreneurs to entrepreneurs

Neelofer Lodhy

October 16, 2013

During a business panel held by CSUN graduates, students were introduced to a new concept called “intrapreneurs.” “I definitely didn’t know the term intrapreneurship,” said Iris Chen, CTVA major. “There were so many things that caught my attention. I learned that we need to be humble and...

Don’t worry, not all is lost forever

Don’t worry, not all is lost forever

Neelofer Lodhy

October 6, 2013

Being a college student can be tough, especially when there are so many things to keep track of. In the process of lugging around books, computers and iPads, it could be easy to forget smaller personal belongings like keys or phones. Luckily, with the help of the CSUN staff members, police officers an...

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fails to impress

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fails to impress

Neelofer Lodhy

October 2, 2013

There’s nothing like the feeling of built-up anticipation for a new superhero film. Audiences wait through the strenuous phases of filmmaking to see their favorite superheroes come to life on the big screen. Once they’ve arrived, there’s a feeling of satisfaction and comfort that only a superher...

Stars of edgy cartoon “Brickleberry” discuss the series

Stars of edgy cartoon “Brickleberry” discuss the series

Neelofer Lodhy

September 26, 2013

Obscene, offensive and shocking. Those are just a few words used to describe Comedy Central’s “Brickleberry.” The animated series follows the daily lives of dysfunctional park rangers at Brickleberry National Park. [youtube http://youtu.be/V8WMyFC-HTo] The show was created by Roger Black, Waco O...

CSUN student passes out in Sierra Hall

CSUN student passes out in Sierra Hall

Neelofer Lodhy

September 23, 2013

A male CSUN student was carried away on a stretcher after he passed out on the second floor of Sierra Hall on Monday. Paramedics arrived at the scene at 1 p.m. Northridge Police Officer Ramales said the student was feeling ill and fainted and was being taken to Northridge Hospital....

Saturdays off the 405: Getty gets loud after hours

Saturdays off the 405: Getty gets loud after hours

Neelofer Lodhy

September 19, 2013

Going to a museum on a Saturday evening may not seem like a compelling event to many, but adding live music to the mix may make the idea more appealing. Saturdays off the 405 is a series of events put on by the J. Paul Getty Museum. The Getty hosts about one to two live events a month from 6-9 p.m. in the museum courtyard featurin...

Student Spotlight: Engineering student works towards making CSUN a bike-friendly campus

Student Spotlight: Engineering student works towards making CSUN a bike-friendly campus

Neelofer Lodhy

September 16, 2013

When Dennis D’Alfonso transferred from Santa Barbara City College to CSUN in 2010, he envisioned a campus that would accommodate students who used bicycles as a main source of transportation. Throughout his first year at CSUN, he became a founder and active member of the Bicycle Club on campus, whose name was later changed to the CSUN Bicycle Collective. Whi...

Punk rock: appropriated but not dead

Punk rock: appropriated but not dead

Neelofer Lodhy

September 15, 2013

I still remember my first rock show: I was about 12 years old and was headed to the Long Beach Arena to catch No Doubt headlining with The Distillers and Garbage as the opening act. Upon my arrival I couldn’t help but feel intimidated by the large amount of people covered in tattoos and piercings. The signifi...

SRC invites students to water volleyball competition at Poolside Palooza

SRC invites students to water volleyball competition at Poolside Palooza

Neelofer Lodhy

September 14, 2013

The Student Recreation Center (SRC) hosted the Poolside Palooza, a water volleyball tournament that allowed students to come to the SRC pool to cheer on fellow Matatdors, Friday afternoon. The event started at 3 p.m. and the first 75 students to arrive received a free meal from the Pub and Sports Gril...

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