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Vietnamese Culture Night addresses racism and discrimination

Vietnamese Culture Night addresses racism and discrimination

Elaina Tovar

March 12, 2019

The Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) held their sixth annual Vietnamese Culture Night (VCN) at the Plaza del Sol on March 9. The VCN brought attention to the different social issues the Asian/Asian-American community faces. The theatric showcase revolved around issues such as racism and discriminat...

When and Where 3/13 – 3/20

When and Where 3/13 – 3/20

Deja Magee

March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 13LaluzapaloozaCost: FREETime: 11 a.m.Place: La Luz de Jesus Gallery; 4633 Hollywood Blvd., Los AngelesLaluzapalooza is an art exhibition that showcases local art from the LA area. Featuring more than 140 pieces of artwork from around 70 artists, this themeless exhibition has extremely e...

Culture a l’Aztlán: Zoé tours the US as Grammy-award winners of Best Latin Rock Album of the Year

Culture a l’Aztlán: Zoé tours the US as Grammy-award winners of Best Latin Rock Album of the Year

Ivan Salinas

March 5, 2019

Regarded as the most important band in the Latin Alternative scene, Zoé has been on an extensive U.S. tour since February performing their newest studio album, "Aztlán."The Mexican quintet was awarded for best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album of the Year during the 2019 Grammy Awards.Zoé is set to hit multiple stages in the SoCal region this week, including the Hollywood Palladium on Mar...

Understanding the process behind Big Lecture

Understanding the process behind Big Lecture

Melissa Rojas

March 5, 2019

CSUN's Associated Students are motivating and educating students on following their dreams with this year’s Big Lecture on March 7 with actor, producer and activist Jesse Williams as lecturer. Big Lecture is an event where influential individuals are invited to come speak about their life, passi...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

March 5, 2019

1. "Sucker" by the Jonas Brothers Released on: March 1You read that right ... The Jonas Brothers are back from their seven-year hiatus. When the band first got their start in 2005 on the Disney Channel, no one could've ever thought their sound would evolve and mature alongside their fans. Hearing the...

CSUN student releases new EP

CSUN student releases new EP

Sean Hanafi

March 4, 2019

A senior at CSUN has released his second hip-hop project in hopes of spreading his message of positivity on Friday, Feb. 22. Akinfolarin Ajileye, who goes by Holden Black, had a unique upbringing. He went from being captain of his high school track team to being put in the back of a police car, then...

Photo essay: Humans of CSUN

Photo essay: Humans of CSUN

Emmanuelle Roumain

February 27, 2019

I've always enjoyed flipping through pictures and quotes from "Humans of New York." It's a rare opportunity to get to peer into the window of a person's private life. Whenever I allow myself to break that barrier, and truly get to know the person next to me, I'm often met with a better understanding th...

The 91st Academy Awards: A Night of Legacy

The 91st Academy Awards: A Night of Legacy

Deja Magee

February 26, 2019

Since its announcement, this year’s Oscars was riddled with controversy. The academy announced comedian Kevin Hart as this year's host, but Hart decided to step down due to the furor over his distasteful and homophobic tweets. Then, there was talk of having the cinematography and the film editing ca...

When and Where 3/6 – 3/13

When and Where 3/6 – 3/13

Deja Magee

February 26, 2019

Wednesday, March 6"Scissorhands" - A MusicalCost: $20 - $60Time: VariesPlace: 1714 N Vermont Ave., Los AngelesThe classic 1990 film "Edward Scissorhands" is coming to a stage near you — this time, with musical numbers! The show promises to bring contemporary music like that of Lady Gaga and mo...

Discussing the impact of Netflix’s “Sex Education”

Discussing the impact of Netflix’s “Sex Education”

Deja Magee

February 22, 2019

In a post "Big Mouth" climate, Netflix has been scouting for creators that are starting to tackle issues that have been driving pop culture and teenage culture in new and invigorating ways.Writers are taking a look at how sex in society can affect young adults at various tumultuous times in their liv...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

February 20, 2019

1. "Please Me" by Cardi B & Bruno MarsReleased: Feb. 15Cardi B and Bruno Mars proved to be a profitable collab when they dropped their award-winning hit "Finnesse." The track is inexplicably slow, although Cardi's verses seem rushed and there is an overwhelming amount of radio-trap beats. 2. "Berkeley's o...

Student band, Aikido Notion, on their struggles and successes

Student band, Aikido Notion, on their struggles and successes

Melissa Rojas

February 20, 2019

It was 2016 and Kevin Carlos, Christian Zavala and Hector Hernandez were all sitting at a lunch table in Francis Polytechnic Senior High when they realized they wanted to create music. Three years later the trio had evolved into an eight-member collective under their own record label.The collective ...

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