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Police brutality given a new perspective in CTVA film ‘Vestige’

Police brutality given a new perspective in CTVA film ‘Vestige’

Saffana Hijaz

May 5, 2016

CTVA seniors take five films to the Academy, the same people who handle the Oscars, tonight to debut their several months in-the-making films. About 20 to 30 scripts are submitted each semester, waiting for the green-light to make their films and eventually debut at the Senior Thesis Film Showcase in Bev...

Red meat scare sizzles on social media

Red meat scare sizzles on social media

Saffana Hijaz

November 3, 2015

The World Health Organization released a statement on red meat causing cancer, alarming mainstream news organizations, Twitter and Facebook. Users took to all forms of social media to express their thoughts on the issue. The WHO stated that "based on limited evidence red meat causes cancer in humans...

Construction creates inconvenience for students

Construction creates inconvenience for students

Saffana Hijaz

August 27, 2015

Blue tarp fencing and sandbags line northbound Etiwanda, blocking off the sidewalk students use to get from the B1 and B2 parking lots to Manzanita or Sierra Hall. Students with classes in Nordhoff Hall, Manzanita Hall and other nearby buildings are left walking the minimal sidewalk by the construction...

On the drawing board of being an animation student: Adriana Lee Park

On the drawing board of being an animation student: Adriana Lee Park

Saffana Hijaz

July 29, 2015

Animated films such as “UP” and “Finding Nemo” have touched millions of children and adults all over the world with the portrayal of emotions and heartfelt story lines. For Korean-Paraguayan animation student, Adriana Lee Park, 25, growing up in Paraguay and watching Walt Disney films “Th...

CSUN expectations versus reality of a college senior year

CSUN expectations versus reality of a college senior year

Saffana Hijaz

July 27, 2015

The fourth and final year of high school was spent chatting with friends in the cafeteria, talking about future plans of schools and dreams of starting a career after college graduation. Ozzie Saldivar is now a CSUN graduate student working on his Master’s in social work after earning his Bache...

Infographic: CSUN Admission

Infographic: CSUN Admission

Saffana Hijaz

July 12, 2015

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Free fun in L.A.

Free fun in L.A.

Saffana Hijaz

July 5, 2015

With high gas prices and hot summer days it’s a hassle to do much that’s affordable. Here’s 10 free things to do these next two months in L.A.: 1. Go to the beach. It may seem like a no brainer, especially if it’s hot, but with the high temperatures in July it's the perfect idea. 2. Go to ...

Netflix: July arrivals

Netflix: July arrivals

Saffana Hijaz

July 5, 2015

Summer just got a lot cooler with Netflix’s July line-up of films and T.V. shows. Out of the 50-plus films and shows we lost on July 1, Netflix made sure to restock with an interesting array of options for all. Each item up for July can be categorized from your regular run-of-the-mill television...

‘Shark Week’: Analyzing shark attacks from the West Coast to the East Coast

‘Shark Week’: Analyzing shark attacks from the West Coast to the East Coast

Saffana Hijaz

June 27, 2015

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July Movie Fest: Big decor with charity

July Movie Fest: Big decor with charity

Saffana Hijaz

June 26, 2015

CSUN's Associated Students are raising the bar with a bigger movie decor per film theme and continuing to raise money and goods for charity with the San Fernando Rescue Mission. A.S. is expecting a bigger turn out in July's portion of the Summer Movie Fest, with five films. This upcoming month's movies...

Netflix: Films and shows headed on a permanent summer vacation

Netflix: Films and shows headed on a permanent summer vacation

Saffana Hijaz

June 26, 2015

Throughout the month of July, several films and series will be wiped off the face of Netflix. From the "Wahlburgers" to Tom Cruise hits, Netflix’s choice of removing 54 items is nothing new, and will give people a chance to watch throughout the next week. Top five items to watch before July 1: "The...

CSUN student fees beyond tuition

CSUN student fees beyond tuition

Saffana Hijaz

June 20, 2015

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