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Trio Voce group to perform at VPAC

Sharon Hardwick

May 16, 2011

Appearing for the first time at California State University, Northridge, ‘Trio Voce, sponsored by The Music Guild in Los Angeles, will be performing three chamber music pieces at the Valley Performing Arts Center Wednesday evening. The piano Trio Voce, which is a music ensemble of piano, cello...

Latest ‘Jane Eyre’ adaptation explores the dark side of love

Sharon Hardwick

May 5, 2011

It’s the book that’s been adapted countless times: a mini-series, radio shows, plays, television shows and, of course, movies. Those born between 1915 and 2011 should have a rough idea what “Jane Eyre,” the 1847 gothic novel by Charlotte Bronte, is all about. The latest storytellers to have a go at the well-known story was director Cary Fukunaga and screenwriter...

Tribute concert for retiring CSUN music industry studies instructor planned

Sharon Hardwick

May 3, 2011

California State University, Northridge will honor retiring jazz band director, and Music Industry Studies instructor, Joel Leach, with a tribute concert. “Through the Years...” will be held at the Plaza Del Sol performance hall, in the University Students Union. Put together by jazz band co-directors,...

CSUN band inspires young jazz musicians at Westlake High School jazz festival

Sharon Hardwick

May 1, 2011

Performing at the Westlake High School Jazz Festival Saturday, CSUN’s jazz band was part of an annual all-day festival aimed at encouraging, mentoring and inspiring young musicians from the area. Now in it’s fifth year, the jazz festival attracts around 500 middle and high school jazz musicians from ...

CSUN’s department of police services teaches basics of pepper spray defense

Sharon Hardwick

April 30, 2011

An aggressive looking dummy, with a name tag that stated Hello My Name Is: Bad Guy greeted the participants of CSUN's Department of Police Services bi-annual "The Basics of Pepper Spray Defense" workshop held on the second floor of the department's police building Wednesday evening. The department...

CSUN project aims to educate Van Nuys schools on the importance of a healthy lifestyle

Sharon Hardwick

April 25, 2011

The sobering prediction among health care professionals and educators is that the current generation of children may be headed for a severe health crisis. Confronted by this crisis in pediatric health, California State University, Northridge’s’ departments of Kinesiology, Health Education and Nutrition Scien...

Usage-based car insurance now available

Sharon Hardwick

April 19, 2011

Drive less miles and get a discount, that’s the general idea behind pay-as-you-drive car insurance. With insurance agencies offering different versions of this type of plan, commuter students who know the importance of research might find that doing their homework pays off. Most students are familiar...

Healthy Families Seminar Kicks Off National Minority Health Month

Sharon Hardwick

April 14, 2011

California State University, Northridge preconception peer educators presented their first of two infant and maternal health and wellness events, "Healthy Families Begin With You," Tuesday in the Northridge Center Complex at the University Student's Union. Launched in May 2007, the Department of Health...

CSUN A.S. presidential candidates hold debates

Sharon Hardwick

March 29, 2011

The California State University, Northridge Associated Students held its 2011 presidential debate at the freshman dormitory Community Center Monday evening to a crowd of approximately 25 people. Candidates Amanda Flavin and Sydni Powell, who would be the first all-female President-Vice President ...

Naomi Klein, author of ‘The Shock Doctrine,’ speaks at CSUN

Sharon Hardwick

March 17, 2011

Close to 300 people showed up to The University Student Union’s Northridge Center Wednesday evening to hear Naomi Klein’s lecture, "Playing it Safer: The Lessons of Disaster from Wall Street to BP," a topic she was scheduled to speak on almost two years ago. Klein, a Canadian journalist, is the...

CSUN community reacts to CSULA’s ethnic studies dispute

Sharon Hardwick

February 10, 2011

While the Asian American Studies program at California State University, Northridge is thriving, students and faculty at California State University, Los Angeles are baffled by the administration’s decision to suspend their program. On Feb. 2, students and faculty protested the suspension, which...

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