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Activist Bree Newsome delivers ‘awakening’ speech

girl wearing a bright red dress and large earrings stands at the podium

Kianna Hendricks

September 16, 2017

"Put both of your feet flat on the ground, sit up straight and take a couple of deep breaths. Breathe in, breathe out. Breathe in, breathe out."This was the opening demonstration Bree Newsome, freshman convocation keynote speaker and activist, who asked the audience to participate in during her talk ...

Delicious vegan dining is a Culver City gem

interior of sage organic bistro pictured

Genna Gold

May 13, 2016

If you have ever been skeptical about trying vegan food, you are not alone. Most meat eaters have no idea what type of herbivore-friendly food to get into when going to Sage Organic Bistro. Fortunately, Chef Mollie Engelhart’s creative, flavorful and diverse menu will completely change any meat eater's...

John Debney concert brings Disney magic to CSUN

People answer questions on stage at VPAC

Peter Felsch

May 13, 2016

CSUN was graced with the magic of Disney Thursday night as guest composer John Debney, and music majors performed in front of a sold out VPAC audience. The scores on the night were composed and arranged by the students leading up to Debney's pieces, and the mixture of different genres past and present...

Tattoo Tuesday: Only Tattoos with Meaning

Greg Triana pictured

Ashley Grant

May 10, 2016

Greg Triana, 21, a kinesiology major with an emphasis in athletic training, believes that all his tattoos must hold a deeper meaning or there is no reason in getting them. Growing up, Triana never imagined getting tattoos and often found himself commenting on his friends' ink, but when he reached...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: farmers’ market, Beach Boys tribute show, “Purple Rain” screening

Purple rain screening shown with large audience

Lindsay Baffo

May 10, 2016

Tuesday 5.10-Museum Bob Dylan: Photographs by Daniel Kramer @ Grammy Museum It was an iconic transformation in music when Bob Dylan plugged in, ultimately cutting ties with his folk roots for electrifying rock. This transition, and other seminal Dylan moments were captured by photographer Daniel...

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...

TRENDS Fashion Show – A Designer’s Cut

People gaze up at model on the runway

Patricia Perdomo

May 8, 2016

TRENDS student organization held their 37th annual fashion show at the University Student Union Saturday. The show featured collections designed by graduating seniors in apparel design and merchandising. Designers on average featured six models and meticulously chose the hair, makeup and music for the reveal o...

Students show support for presidential candidates

Students for Bernie bumper stickers pictured

Josue Aguilar

May 5, 2016

As the 2016 presidential election approaches, students on campus are supporting their favorite candidates through rallies, volunteering and bumper stickers. We learned in the 2008 election that college students can have an impact on deciding who the President of the United States will be. According...

Three nights only, Dreamgirls to grace the VPAC stage

Actors shown in

Sunshine Chatman

May 5, 2016

Director and choreographer of Dreamgirls, Robert Longbottom, will bring the broadway-hit Dreamgirls to the VPAC for three days and four performances. The leading ladies Moya Angela, Jasmin Richardson and Brittney Johnson are sure to sparkle and shine with their many performances including well-known h...

Frame Perfect 2016 hosted by CSUN Anime Club brings competitive gaming to CSUN

Members of the anime club are sitting at computers playing various video games

Patricia Carrillo

May 4, 2016

Competitors from CSUN and the community participated in tournaments for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Street Fighter V, and Magic: The Gathering. The CSUN Anime Club hosted the first Frame Perfect gaming tournament at the Northridge Center May 1. The entire event was cast live by a rotating roster...

Local fruit vendor learns, teaches from job

vendor puts finishing touches on fruit tray

Erik Luna

May 3, 2016

She chops off the end of a mango, turns it around and does the same to the other side. She begins to peel it and soon takes a knife and chops it into cubes, before placing it into a plastic container and dressing it with a dash of salt, then uses a couple squirts of lime and chili powder. It's just...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: traditional tattoo gallery, pancake fest, “Romeo + Juliet” screening

Pancakes pictured

Lindsay Baffo

May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3- Art Vintage Tattoo Flash: 100 Years of Traditional Tattoos from the Collection of Jonathan Shaw @ La Luz de Jesus Gallery Tattooing is an art form. The traditional style of tattoos are ubiquitous, found on the chests of leather-clad bikers to the forearms of Echo Park hipsters....

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