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K-pop Album Review: SM Entertainment’s Comebacks – BoA vs. SHINee vs. EXO

K-pop Album Review: SM Entertainment’s Comebacks – BoA vs. SHINee vs. EXO

Saffana Hijaz

June 8, 2015

K-pop, known as Korean pop, is a musical genre that originated in South Korea. Now the genre is quickly rising through the music scene and several world music charts.Three powerhouse K-pop artists from Korean based entertainment company SM Entertainment are BoA, and male groups, SHINee and EXO. Thes...

Summer fitness group activities serve as an outlet to the CSUN community

Summer fitness group activities serve as an outlet to the CSUN community

Saffana Hijaz

May 29, 2015

This summer, members of the Student Recreation Center can participate in several events and programs to keep them motivated to workout at a cost effective price.The SRC started the Youth Programs, Intramural Sports, and Outdoor Adventures workshops for members to workout over summer at a cost affec...

Summer Film Fest Five

Summer Film Fest Five

Saffana Hijaz

May 29, 2015

CSUN's Associated Students Production team will host the fifth annual Summer Movie Fest starting with a showing of "Clueless" next Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. The event started back in 2010 by CSUN alumni Leanne Vincent to a crowd of about 300 on the lawn near the bookstore and has since expanded...

EXO’s “Exodus” is anything but

EXO’s “Exodus” is anything but

Saffana Hijaz

May 5, 2015

Follow @saffanahijaz // Popular South Korean pop male group EXO released their second studio album "Exodus," and climbed up music charts worldwide. The group has continued to slay the charts as they were landed No. 90 on the Billboard Hot 200 back on April 9 and No. 98 on the Canadian Hot 100, Canada's version of the Billboard Hot 100, for the April 25 rankings, according to the Billboard website. Aft...

Marchers bring attention to Armenian Genocide

Marchers bring attention to Armenian Genocide

Saffana Hijaz

April 29, 2015

Thousands of protestors marched through Los Angeles on April 24 to bring attention to Turkish and American government's refusal to recognize the Armenian Genocide of 1915.LAPD said there were 130,000 protestors the "March for Justice" from Little Armenia to the Turkish Consulate. "The main issue is th...

CSUN Public Relations students revamp practicum class

CSUN Public Relations students revamp practicum class

Saffana Hijaz

April 26, 2015

CSUN's Public Relations (PR) Practicum has set together a new program that has become a legitimate student-run PR class, called Agency 398.The revamped class has become a hands-on experience in the world of PR for everyone who takes the class. Agency 398 was the Public Relations 398 Practicum, which was...

ASA holds art gallery in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

ASA holds art gallery in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

Saffana Hijaz

April 25, 2015

The Armenian Student Association (ASA) hosted the opening of their first Armenian-based art gallery on April 23. Several people crowded the Art and Design building's West Gallery in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide 100 years ago on April 24, 1915. The gallery featured 24 pieces of artwork collected...

March for Justice held across the world for Armenian Genocide commemoration

Saffana Hijaz

April 24, 2015

On the morning of March 24, thousands of people marched the streets of LA to bring awareness on the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The #ArmenianGenocide and #MarchforJustice appeared in over thousands of tweets from around the world to commemorate the massacre of millions. Sever...

The Sundial presents the End-of-Year Book

Saffana Hijaz

April 23, 2015

CSUN will be receiving its first college year book with The Sundial's End-of-Year Book. The yearbook will have a record of the biggest news events and stories of the past school year, and will feature campus clubs and organizations. Club and organization members can place your free group listing he...

CSUN’s Speech and Debate team head to nationals

CSUN’s Speech and Debate team head to nationals

Saffana Hijaz

April 2, 2015

CSUN's Speech and Debate team are heading to Portland, Oregon on April 2 for nationals. This year, CSUN is sending journalism major and President of the speech and debate team, Nick Popham, and civil engineering major and the speech and debate historian and treasurer, Andrew Slusser. In their last...

AS candidates debate for upcoming elections

AS candidates debate for upcoming elections

Saffana Hijaz

March 27, 2015

The Associated Student candidates and current AS members gathered at Bayramian lawn for debates to represent themselves one last time to the students before elections take place next week on April 1-2. The debate began with both vice president candidates, Sevag Alexanian and Vlad Arutyunov, as they...

Panel evaluates balance between faith and sexuality within minority LGBTQA community

Panel evaluates balance between faith and sexuality within minority LGBTQA community

Saffana Hijaz

March 27, 2015

The Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual, Queer, Ally (LGTBQA) on-campus organization hosted a film screening, panel and Q&A session about finding a balance between one's spirituality and sexuality, and the struggles they've encountered with that.The five panelists included: Sofia Rose Smith a c...

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