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Religious studies professors discuss role of religion in the election

Taylor Villescas

October 24, 2012

>>>CORRECTION:  This year is the first presidential election to not have a protestant candidate on the Republican ticket. The religious studies department sponsored a lecture about the role of religion in this upcoming election Tuesday. Amanda Baugh and Mary Jane O’Donnell, both religious...

Dinner, mystery and murder at CSUN

Dinner, mystery and murder at CSUN

Taylor Villescas

October 21, 2012

>>>>CORRECTION: The USU holds the annual "Murder Mystery Dinner" show and not the CSUN Theatre Guild. The USU hosted their annual “Murder Mystery Dinner” show on Friday night in the Northridge Center, entertaining guests at a nearly sold out event. The improvised show was an i...

Spring Awakening Blooms: Who would’ve thought 19th century Germany would have such rockin’ music?

Taylor Villescas

September 26, 2012

Bursting with sex, angst, and catchy songs, “Spring Awakening” is a raunchy evening to behold. Set in 19th century Germany, a group of teenagers start to question their society’s strict rules and start to rebel and explore their sexuality. Despite its century-old look, this musical is packed with...

Speakers at One Amazing Community share inspirational stories

Speakers at One Amazing Community share inspirational stories

Taylor Villescas

September 25, 2012

Eleven individuals from the Northridge community presented their stories of hardship and triumph Monday night in the Oviatt Library. The event, called “One Amazing Community,” was hosted by Unified We Serve, a club on campus that focuses on volunteer work in the community. “You get the vie...

Avenue Q gets four stars for opening weekend performances

Taylor Villescas

May 3, 2012

With Sesame Street-like animations and fuzzy puppet characters, Avenue Q has all the makings of a children’s show. But don’t let the puppets fool you: These cute little characters can get pretty vulgar. And audiences will love it. The show revolves around the lives of the tenants of Avenue Q, while they d...

Sensationalizing Kony is a shameful business

Taylor Villescas

March 19, 2012

At this point, it’s almost impossible to not have heard about the Kony2012 campaign. From the inflammatory 30-minute long video, to the allegations of Invisible Children’s irresponsible budgeting, and the recent detaining of co-founder Jason Russell after he was seen running through San Diego in...

Freshman dances toward his dreams

Freshman dances toward his dreams

Taylor Villescas

October 26, 2011

With over 33,000 students, CSUN is no stranger to colorful personalities, and a new freshman has danced his way onto campus. “Right now, I’m planning on going out for the dance team or the cheer squad,” Christian Vidaure said. A dancer for six years, Vidaure has performed tap, jazz, ballet, ...

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