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Oviatt Library to host workshops for National Poetry Month

Oviatt Library with many people on the steps

Tamara Syed

April 5, 2018

The Oviatt Library is hosting a variety of events for April's National Poetry Month including an open mic, a workshop and poetry readings. In collaboration with the Northridge Creative Writing Circle, the Oviatt will host an open mic and poetry reading with CSUN alumni and Professor Dorothy Barresi...

AS elections: Rise N’ Unite outline action plan

two men happily pose in front the matador statue

Tamara Syed

April 3, 2018

The “Rise N' Unite” slate is a team of diverse students from various backgrounds hoping to be elected into leadership roles in the upcoming AS election. Alex Canas, a 21-year-old biology major, who is running for AS president leads Rise N' Unite alongside Mohammad Hotaki, a 23-year-old bio-chemistry...

Millennials are not saving for retirement, study shows

large red X over a piggy bank

Tamara Syed

March 27, 2018

Omar Khalil, a 24-year-old accountancy major, doesn't have a retirement plan and doesn't plan on having one. He would "rather invest all my money on something today, rather than sit on a bunch of money for 20 years,” Khalil said. A new report by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) concluded that 66 percent of working millennials have nothing sa...

“Blaq Future and Blaq Magic” leads discussion on Queer Identity

two people pose happily for a photo

Tamara Syed

March 6, 2018

Chaz-Ashley Cruz led an open forum on the terms and definitions within the LGBTQ community, guided listeners through the history of black queer activism, and inspired individuals to envision and write about a world that centers marginalized communities. The Pride Center hosted the lecture and writing...

“American Sniper” sparks nationwide controversy

Tamara Syed

January 26, 2015

"American Sniper" has caused quite a stir at its home front by breaking box-office records, earning six Academy Award nominations and sparking a controversial debate about the U.S. military and Iraq war. Closing off it's second week at the box office in the number one spot, "Sniper" tells the story of the late U.S. Navy...

Vampire Weekend kills it at the Hollywood Bowl

Tamara Syed

October 2, 2013

A starlit backdrop and cool canyon breeze painted a surreal image for concert goers at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday as Vampire Weekend lit up the sky for their Modern Vampires of the City tour. The international language of music brought out a crowd that surpassed any gender or cultural stereotypes of...

Earl Sweatshirt – “Doris”

Earl Sweatshirt - “Doris”

Tamara Syed

September 5, 2013

Arguably the most talented member of the mischievous tag team, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, 19-year-old Earl Sweatshirt’s label debut “Doris,” is a true testament to his resonating maturity and unmatched lyricism. In 2011, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All cult fanatics pondered over the mystery of where the group’s most promising rapper had dis...

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