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Indigeridoo Brings Unity to Campus

Indigeridoo Brings Unity to Campus

Geovanni Botticella and Rayleen Silva

October 16, 2019

The dance group, Danza Cuauhtemoc, opened this year's Indigeridoo hosted by the American Indian Student Association of CSUN. The event celebrated the heritage of Native American ancestry and resilience. Unity was the word almost everyone used to describe last night's event."I've noticed events like this...

Breaking the Taboo: How Talking about Menstruation Helps with Sustainability

Breaking the Taboo: How Talking about Menstruation Helps with Sustainability

Rayleen Silva

October 9, 2019

An assessment done by the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm found that the largest contributor to global warming is the plastic used in tampons and pads, but CSUN is seeking a solution. The bloody flyer, which is suggestive of a menstruating vagina, took weeks to be approved. The CSUN Institu...

Regenerating Environmental Beauty and Justice

Regenerating Environmental Beauty and Justice

Ivan Salinas

October 9, 2019

Artists have long been involved in progressive movements throughout history for the sake of a better world, believing in a cause that could surpass the legacy of their own artwork. Miles Lewis has turned his creative focus not only to the fine arts, but also to contributing solutions to the worsening en...

Sports References in Hip-Hop: A Sundial Curated Playlist

Kayla Fernandez

October 7, 2019

Rappers have spit bars on money, drugs, violence, girls and sports. The MCs have dropped references to sports stars out of admiration of their memorable plays in the field. Other times rappers diss sports players, highlighting the downfalls in their career. The music world tends to have a sport-like na...

Top 5 Athlete-Turned Movie Stars

Top 5 Athlete-Turned Movie Stars

Deja Magee

October 2, 2019

In today's society, athletes are looked at as modern-day gods among mortals. They wield strength they’ve acquired over the years from training thanks to their determination and tenacity. When they have reached a certain status in their career, sometimes they prove their skills on the big screen in...

“Where’s My Roy Cohn” and “The Wedding Year” in review, after a premiere at the Calabasas Film Festival 2019

“Where’s My Roy Cohn” and “The Wedding Year” in review, after a premiere at the Calabasas Film Festival 2019

Deja Magee

September 30, 2019

Last week, the Calabasas Film Festival marked its sixth year showing movies to enthusiastic cinephiles. Among the movies that were being showcased, one was a documentary that profiled infamous New York lawyer, one of Donald Trump’s mentors who had a significant impact in the McCarthy Era of po...

Pop Culture for Change

Pop Culture for Change

Ivan Salinas

September 27, 2019

On Sept. 20, the first day of the Global Climate Strike, students from all over LA County skipped class and took to the streets of Downtown LA, urging world leaders to implement environmental changes during the United Nations Climate Action Summit. Messages like “There is no Planet B” or...

Big Show canceled, thanks 2 Chainz

Big Show canceled, thanks 2 Chainz

Jed Bookout

September 26, 2019

This year’s Big Show has been canceled by Associated Students due to a scheduling conflict with headliner, 2 Chainz.The rapper was set to play at Big Show for Saturday, Oct. 5, along with performances from A.CHAL and Skooly. AS attempted to find a replacement for the final act of the night but...

Jammin’ to Class: A Student-Curated Playlist

Jammin’ to Class: A Student-Curated Playlist

Kayla Fernandez

September 26, 2019

If you saw our post on our Instagram Story last Monday you probably saw that we asked students what songs they jam out to on their way to class. This is a playlist for students and by students and it's open for anyone to add their songs! Here, we've only gathered some of the first contributions we go...

Movies Through the Eyes of Educators

Movies Through the Eyes of Educators

Deja Magee

September 25, 2019

The faculty of CSUN can be disregarded as simply professors who teach the people of tomorrow, but one might forget that they have their own lives, tastes and desires aside from wanting to see their students succeed. However, because of their tastes, it lets them decide what they want their students to...

A Surfing Night at the Lodge Room

A Surfing Night at the Lodge Room

Kayla Fernandez

September 20, 2019

On Sept. 7, Melbourne-based synthwave duo dropped their fourth studio album, "Emotion." Surfing is the project of Penny Van Hazelberg and Leroy Honeycomb, together they make glistening nostalgic synth tunes. If you’re looking for a new indie band, definitely check out Surfing. To celebrate this ex...

Matador Nights 2019: A night of neon

Matador Nights 2019: A night of neon

Deja Magee

September 20, 2019

On spooky Friday the 13th, with the moon shining ever so bright, CSUN had its annual welcoming celebration for students at Matador Nights. The University Student Union becomes the ultimate party central decked out with rides, hangout spots, free food, drinks and goodies, as well as multiple places fo...

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