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Big Show 2020: Rave from home this Saturday

Big Show 2020 will take place online via Zoom on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. CSUN students have to register with their student email in order to get access to the livestream.

Danielle Tranter, Reporter

September 30, 2020

Every year since 2000, CSUN students have looked forward to shaking off the stress of midterms at the Associated Student’s annual Big Show. The concert, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, may look different from years past, but the coronavirus did not stop Associated Students from providing...

Five back-to-school movies to watch as the virtual school year starts

Five back-to-school movies to watch as the virtual school year starts

Yasmine Cardenas, Reporter

September 17, 2020

When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization in March, schools shifted to virtual learning for the remainder of the spring semester. After a summer filled with stay-at-home orders and Black Lives Matter protests, students are now returning to classes via Zoom for the new school...

My reintroduction to the big screen: Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet”

Movie theaters around the world have to implement new protocols amid the pandemic.

Preston Vanderslice, Reporter

September 11, 2020

Since my first trip to the movie theater at the age of five, I don’t think I’ve experienced a longer draught of theater-less movie-watching than I did during the initial months of COVID-19. That all changed last Saturday when I risked my life for Christopher Nolan — or rather, for his new movie,...

The Real Influencers – Beyoncé

The Real Influencers - Beyoncé

Michaella Huck, Culture Editor

September 4, 2020

I remember scrolling through Twitter last year and laughing at a Twitter thread, “Being Beyoncé’s assistant for the day: DON’T GET FIRED THREAD.” It was a “choose-your-own-adventure” style post and while the post was fun, it painted Beyoncé out to be a bitter Black woman. I showed it to my mom ...

Fashion&Identity: Sparking Change with What We Wear

A lady in black t-shirt and skirt

Thania Garcia

August 30, 2019

Protest art can send a powerful message that in turn serves as a catalyst for cultural shifts. In collaboration with Brooklyn White, a reporter for Teen Vogue, Bitch Media, and more, here is a list of the top five historically influential pieces of clothing in activism.1. The Slogan TeeThe slogan tee made one of...

Artist Protest: A Sundial Curated Playlist

Kayla Fernandez

August 27, 2019

Check out our curated playlist on Spotify with 10 classic and contemporary songs of our time from rappers, folk singers and rock bands who have all utilized the power of music and words to create social and environmental awareness. Enjoy! "Love It If We Made It" by The 1975 The 1975 are no strangers when it comes to speaking up about politi...

Looking back on campus life Spring 2019

A female student roll with one roller skate

Emmanuelle Roumain

May 20, 2019

Spring is here! The temperatures are rising and flowers are blooming. CSUN students have found creative ways to stay cool and enjoy the weather....

Bedroom producer finds success at CSUN

A student in front of Cypress Hall

Chelsea Hays

May 8, 2019

Royal Dean, 22, is a senior who composes and produces all of his own music from his very own studio ... which also happens to be his bedroom. Dean moved to Northridge in early 2017 as a transfer student from Moorpark College. He grew up with a musical mom and a doctor as a dad. Following in his mom's...

Sol Fest 2019

A wall for students to draw

Noelle Nakamura

May 6, 2019

CSUN students and community were welcomed to participate in Sol Fest. There were musical performances with different genres such as rap, rock and jazz/pop. There were game stands that were free for students to play connect four or jenga with their friends. You could walk around and observe art displ...

PaleyFest 2019: A year of representation

A fan meeting event

Deja Magee

March 26, 2019

PaleyFest, presented by The Paley Center for Media, took place this past week from March 15 to 24. The star-studded event was held at the Dolby Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, near the El Capitan and Pantages Theatres.PaleyFest is an event where stars have a chance to discuss their show while also inte...

Netflix originals to binge

photographs of tv shows

Anthony Huben

September 5, 2018

The year 2013 marked the first original series by Netflix with “House of Cards,” starring Kevin Spacey, a series that spawned a devoted fanbase. This was the first time viewers could binge all the episodes of a particular season, made available instantly, upon their release. Seeing the popularity...

Ten podcasts to listen to during your commute to CSUN

yellow flyer

Thania Garcia

August 28, 2018

1. "Dissect" by Spotify Orginal Podcast "Dissect" is a podcast based on the analyzation of music. Lyric by lyric, host Cole Cuchna dissects completed albums one song at a time. Each season is dedicated to a particular album. The first was Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly" followed by Kanye West's...

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