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‘SNL’ members produce slapstick about stuntman

Tynesha Daniels

May 15, 2007

Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer are more like a modern-day Spanky, Alfalfa and Buckwheat than, say, a Larry, Moe and Curly. The trio, who rose to fame from their comedic shorts on their "Lonely Island" Web site, hit the big time by acting, writing and directing gigs on mega career-launcher "S...

Gonorrhea and HPV remain concerns on college campuses

Tynesha Daniels

May 1, 2007

Despite some increased knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases, sexual infections remain an issue on college campuses throughout the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's March 23, 2007 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report identifies genital human papillomavirus as the mo...

Guide to a Kama Sutra-style sack session

Tynesha Daniels

April 18, 2007

Keeping in mind the attention on appropriate language used to express the overtly sexual and somewhat aggressive messages in popular music, this guide to copulation aims to offer some alternative forms of expression, both sexual and verbal. Henceforth, there will be more than sweating and grunting to...

A.S. Senate mindful of purse pinch

Tynesha Daniels

February 28, 2007

With a limited budget, student representatives struggled to provide support to clubs and organizations at the Associated Students Senate meeting yesterday. Director of Finance Adam Haverstock reported the Unallocated Reserves Account balance was $42,570 and the Academically Related Reserves Account b...

User-controlled Internet radio employs ambitious project to categorize music

Tynesha Daniels

February 6, 2007

Oakland-based music streaming site Pandora.com, developed out of the Music Genome Project founded by musician/producer Tim Westergren, allows users to create taste-specific radio stations simply by entering an artist's name. To create a Pandora radio station, users enter an artist name or song titl...

Writing isn’t easy but it is a problem

Tynesha Daniels

October 3, 2006

The syllabus for Dr. Kent Baxter's Composition and the Professions class states, "This course gives students the opportunity to hone their writing skills and apply these skills to forms of writing common to professions such as technical writing, publishing, public/government relations, corporate communications an...

Defining independence, freedom and being American in the U.S. today

Tynesha Daniels

July 1, 2006

On June 11, 1776, the Second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia formed a committee to draft a document that would formally sever ties between the 13 colonies and Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston were all on this committee. Th...

Hip-hop artist Common to headline Big Show 6

Tynesha Daniels

June 23, 2006

The Associated Students Student Production and Campus Entertainment was allocated $43,000 June 20 for the Big Show 6 concert during the first A.S. meeting of the semester. Jon Roven, concert director, said hip-hop recording artist Common would headline Big Show 6, adding that this year's event would be ...

ADA rules influence CSUN web redesign

Tynesha Daniels

June 16, 2006

A new CSUN Web site was launched June 12 after it had undergone reconstruction to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The new home page is a template that will be the model from which other university Web pages will be developed. Joseph O'Connor, manager of University Web Communications, ...

Angelides education promises fall short

Tynesha Daniels

June 16, 2006

In this year's California election, we seem to have focused most of our attention on the Democratic candidate for governor. Whether that is indicative of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's stellar job, or lack thereof, is debatable. In an article titled "Wake Up and Vote," the LA Weekly did not endorse P...

CSUN businesses prepare for big move to USU

Tynesha Daniels

June 9, 2006

Several office bookshelves that once contained a small library were now bare and towers of boxes cluttered the small lobby in the Matador Involvement Center in preparation for a big move. While it is business as usual at the Mercantile Exchange, the convenience store is expected to occupy a much bi...

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