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Review: ‘High Life’ enters uncharted territory

Review: ‘High Life’ enters uncharted territory

Lucy Conrad

April 10, 2019

Director Claire Denis’ "High Life" is almost never silent. When there is no dialogue, there is a deluge of sound. The creaking of old machinery, the crying of an infant, the pulsing and drowning of Tindersticks’ experimental score. The bubbling waters of memory. The sound mixing of the mo...

Student jazz fusion band looks to create social change through music

Student jazz fusion band looks to create social change through music

John Hernandez

April 10, 2019

During the summer of 2018 a collective of six friends — including four CSUN students from the music department — gathered together and made the decision to form the sextet band, I’m Sorry.Jazz performance major Ben McPeek is credited with forming the ensemble, gathering an array of mu...

‘The MataDolls’ dance team seeks to empower the black community at CSUN

‘The MataDolls’ dance team seeks to empower the black community at CSUN

Emmanuelle Roumain

April 9, 2019

Kyle Wallace-Jordan wasn’t planning on pursuing dance when he started the lengthy process of forming the MataDolls at CSUN. “I was inspired by this TV show called 'Bring It.' I watched it when I was sitting in my dorm and I felt like I could do everything she was doing and everything on the ...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 9, 2019

1. "MONOPOLY" by Ariana Grande & Victoria MonétReleased: April 1After the colossal success of the February release of her "thank u, next" album, Ariana Grande and Victoria Monét have joined forces yet again for the drop of this fun cut. Grande is no stranger to boastful lyricism as her and Monét collaboratively flow with lyrics like “Tr...

When and Where 4/17 – 4/24

When and Where 4/17 – 4/24

Elaina Tovar

April 9, 2019

Wednesday, April 17 Los Angeles Career Fair Cost: FREE Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Place: Hilton Hotel LAX; 5711 W Century Blvd., Los Angeles This career fair will give you the chance to interview with recruiters from a wide range of industries, such as accounting, cosmetics, technology, journalism, ...

Wakanda Forever event: Students explore African culture

Wakanda Forever event: Students explore African culture

Elaina Tovar

April 5, 2019

CSUN’s Interdisciplinary Studies of Africa minor's program organized the eighth annual African Studies Symposium at the Grand Salon on Tuesday where its theme was “Wakanda Forever: Reflecting on the Real and Imagined Africa.” Suzanne Scheld, co-coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Studies of Afri...

The CSUN Latino Music Ensemble: Bringing culture and community to campus

The CSUN Latino Music Ensemble: Bringing culture and community to campus

Emmanuelle Roumain

April 2, 2019

Mariachi is a small musical ensemble that originated in Jalisco, Mexico. Composed mainly of a variety of mostly stringed instruments, it is a mixture of Spanish, native and African traditions, and differs from region to region.Though mariachi has long been considered a uniquely Mexican sound, Carlos C...

Art student’s creative fix to college debt

Art student’s creative fix to college debt

Sean Hanafi

April 2, 2019

Being a first-generation Chilean American, one CSUN artist spent his summers visiting family in Chile, where he was exposed to entertainment from the late '80s and early '90s that inspired his artwork later in life.Rodrigo Diaz-Reyes, 26, has been nurturing his artistic talents since he could crawl. Ha...

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 2, 2019

1. "Con Altura" ft. El Guincho by ROSALÍA & J BalvinReleased: March 28This reggaeton track is sure to be a summer hit. Rosalía has temporarily abandoned the flamenco roots that heavily made up her debut album. She's traded them for a digital production in this collaboration with the current all-st...

When and Where 4/10 – 4/17

When and Where 4/10 – 4/17

Elaina Tovar

April 2, 2019

Wednesday, April 10 Sat Nam Fest Cost: $10 - $270 Time: 11 a.m. Place: Camp Lawrence Daley at Mt. Crags; 26801 Dorothy Dr., Calabasas Enjoy yoga, music and lots of play at the Sat Nam Fest, a family-friendly event for anyone to relax and have fun. Attend workshop sessions where teachers are there to ...

Photo Essay: CSUN Farmer’s Market

Photo Essay: CSUN Farmer’s Market

Emmanuelle Roumain

April 2, 2019

Growing up, my mom would take me to the Farmer's Market to get honey sticks every week. It became one of my favorite traditions. I loved weaving through the crowds, passing couples holding hands and babies sweetly nestled into their strollers. It felt like the weekend; people seemed so relaxed and fr...

Review: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ is a different kind of classic

Review: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ is a different kind of classic

Lucy Conrad

March 26, 2019

There is a term in modern film journalism that has been circulating for years, becoming prominent after the overnight success of Jordan Peele’s "Get Out," called “elevated horror.” The idea is that horror films don’t normally have any artistic merit besides a few thrills, and films...

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