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Jared Geller of “hitRECord” discusses media, crowd sourced production

Jared Geller of “hitRECord” discusses media, crowd sourced production

Thomas Gallegos

November 6, 2015

All he had was a video camera and no editing experience. He and his partner would shoot for 30 seconds and save space for more recording in the future. The collaboration was an effort to produce crowd-sourced material, which created the company, "hitRECord." It was moments like this that helped execu...

Weekly Events: Summer Lives On

Thomas Gallegos

August 24, 2015

August 24 starts a new CSUN semester, and the grind begins again with the cycle continuing to churn out graduates and scholars. But those scholars and graduates need to have fun too! Here is a list of things to do on campus and around Los Angeles as the summer cools off and the fall welcomes a new chapter....

Visualizing Title IX’s impact

Visualizing Title IX’s impact

Thomas Gallegos

July 23, 2015

Title IX turned 43 years old this past June. The federal initiative, which sought to incorporate equality within every facet of collegiate life, has indeed improved opportunity and diversification on college campuses nationwide. Schools must prevent and respond to all forms of gender-based violence...

Review: Rihanna’s music video for #BBHMM – thought-provoking, necessary

Review: Rihanna’s music video for #BBHMM – thought-provoking, necessary

Thomas Gallegos

July 5, 2015

With the music video release of Rihanna’s single titled, “#BBHMM,” from her upcoming eighth studio album, the Grammy Award-winning Barbados native put accountants within the music industry on notice, play nice or get diced. But besides the very basic premise that the video was simpl...

Kobe Bryant’s Muse

Kobe Bryant’s Muse

Thomas Gallegos

May 15, 2015

Thomas Gallegos brings you an illustrated version of Kobe Bryant's Muse.    ...

“GIRLS” Season 4 reinvigorates Lena Dunham’s series

“GIRLS” Season 4 reinvigorates Lena Dunham’s series

Thomas Gallegos

April 22, 2015

Follow @tommygallegos15 Season 4 of "GIRLS" left viewers satisfied while simultaneously begging for more. Sailed by the Captain that is Lena Dunham and produced by the Hollywood "every-where-man" Judd Apatow, it's 4th season has come to an end, with a 5th on the horizon. "This season of GIRLS, i...

Coach K: The wizard of his era

Coach K: The wizard of his era

Thomas Gallegos

April 8, 2015

Once the 2015 NCAA men’s Final Four was set in stone basketball fans collectively cringed at the prospect of yet another Duke title run. After beating Michigan State, setting up the matchup versus Kentucky's perfect season spoiler Wisconsin, that possibility seemed almost inevitable. Now, following...

Justin Bieber’s Trial by Roast

Justin Bieber’s Trial by Roast

Thomas Gallegos

April 2, 2015

Follow @tommygallegos15 // Back in 2013, the Comedy Central Roast decided to sway away from its usual drubbing of washed up “has-beens" (Roseanne Barr, Charlie Sheen, David Hasselhoff), to settle for a younger, more pop-culturally relevant target in James Franco. Now, sticking to that formula, the network is back at it with The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber. “Beliebers” be warned; this Roast wil...

Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik dead at 89

Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik dead at 89

Thomas Gallegos

April 1, 2015

NFL Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik, one of the greatest players in Philadelphia Eagles history, died at age 89 after suffering from dementia and long term football-related at a Pennsylvania nursing homeBednarik, the 1949 number one overall pick, would be nicknamed "Concrete Charlie," for his vicious h...

CSUN Sand Volleyball concludes second season with loss to Long Beach State

CSUN Sand Volleyball concludes second season with loss to Long Beach State

Thomas Gallegos

April 1, 2015

CSUN would show much progress from the last time they faced the 49ers, even with Long Beach State taking all five matches again. 49ers Delainey Aigner-Swesey and Chelsea Cabrajac beat CSUN’s Casey Hinger and Kelcie Randazzo in straight sets, 21-18, 21-16. Long Beaches Tyler Jackson and Anete Brinke...

Sand Volleyball: CSUN finishes competitive three match weekend in Arizona

Sand Volleyball: CSUN finishes competitive three match weekend in Arizona

Thomas Gallegos

March 29, 2015

The CSUN Sand Volleyball team would again show their overall progress, keeping sets close against top ranked foes, only to lose two matches out of the three. The opening match against the 15th ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers on Friday would be highlighted by the lone victory from the duo of Casey Hinger...

Coachella Festival: A yearly salvation

Coachella Festival: A yearly salvation

Thomas Gallegos

March 26, 2015

Thomas Gallegos / Staff Writer Follow @tommygallegos15 // The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has recently become a thing of pop-culture phenomena. With artists, celebrities, and media abundance galore, convergence upon the dried desert every April has sprouted the place I grew up, the Coachella Valley, amongst cultural relevance once again. For me, being born and raised in Palm Springs, mere miles away from the festival grounds...

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