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Graduate art students live through their masterpieces

Rosario Lopez - Sampieri's photography of her mother's life and work as a cobbler at the 2016 graduate exhibit. (Violet Canelo/The Sundial)

Violet Canelo

May 10, 2016

Many spectators gathered at the Main Gallery at CSUN to view the various works of graduate art students at the Masters of Arts and Masters of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibit on May 7. The exhibit is available Monday through Saturday all throughout May 2016, so that the public can view photographs, ceramic...

CSUN’s Spring Sky Planetarium Show awes viewers

photo shows spitz-512 star project

Violet Canelo

May 2, 2016

Visitors have a chance to view thousands of glistening stars that are projected onto a 40-foot dome in the Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium at CSUN.The planetarium show offers the chance to get a glimpse of the universe and its constellations, planets and other celestial bodies, which could easily be overlo...

Disturbingly Funny Musical Haunts CSUN

Musical cast members pose for a photo

Violet Canelo

April 26, 2016

The disturbingly dark comedic works of artist and writer, Edward Gorey, were showcased in a musical performed by the CSUN Theatre Guild at the Nordhoff Hall's "Little Theatre" in CSUN, April 22-23. The CSUN Theatre Guild, a student organization that advocates in the learning of theatre and the ability...

CSUN World Music Ensemble brings traditional African dance to campus

Several students pictured playing marimbas

Violet Canelo

April 25, 2016

  Traditional singing, dancing musicians and loud rhythmic drumming occurred during the CSUN World Music Ensemble. Students in the music education program performed various Japanese Taiko and African music ensembles at the Cypress Recital Hall on April 24. The students of the music education...

Weird Theater Festival showcases CSUN student plays

Several students lay and kneel on stage during performance

Violet Canelo

April 15, 2016

From actors sitting with the audience during plays to an actress sitting on students' laps during her performance, The Weird Theatre Festival at CSUN showcases a collection of the most peculiar works from various playwrights into one interactive show at the Experimental Theatre of the Valley Performing...

Disney Movie “Zootopia” raises social issues

Courtesy of Disney.

Violet Canelo

March 4, 2016

Disney’s upcoming film, “Zootopia,” directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and co-director Jared Bush, is a light-hearted comedic animated film, which takes place in a world where animals have evolved to live collectively in an enormous diverse city. While being visually fascinating, the film provides...

‘The Vagina Monologues’ exude women empowerment

Students on stage during one of

Violet Canelo

February 29, 2016

The CSUN chapter of the V-Day activist movement conveyed a powerful message about serious issues women face with "The Vagina Monologues" while contributing to women’s rights by fundraising for nonprofit organizations on Feb. 25 at Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall. "The Vagina Monologues" is an Obie-awar...

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