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New Haus on the Block

Waitress brings food to table at restaurant called Dog Haus

Vanessa Saenz

August 27, 2016

A line of people outside the doors continued to grow as it wrapped around the building as the staff, visible through the windows, rushed around preparing for the grand opening at 11 a.m. on Friday. Once doors of Dog Haus opened, people were greeted and handed menus, before they went to the registers...

Weekly Editors Picks: Selena Wax Figure Unveiling, “This Week Had Me Like,” Hero Jr.

Selena Quintanilla pictured singing

James Fike

August 24, 2016

Monday, 8/29Karla Klarin: Subdividing the Landscape |Art/CampusSan Fernando Valley artist Karla Klarin’s work on the otherwise ordinary parts of the Los Angeles landscape will be on display at the Main Gallery at the Art and Design Center. The exhibit runs until Oct. 8 and focuses on Los Angeles ...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review

Ryan Mancini

August 24, 2016

While it has not been 19 years after the last book, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is a direct follow-up to the previous book in J.K. Rowling's series about a wizarding world and "The Boy Who Lived." The story focuses on Harry Potter's son, Albus Severus Potter, named after two of Harry's professors...

Tattoo Tuesday: Bringing a Long Distance Friendship Closer

Two women pictured with coordinates pictured tattooed on their shoulder blades

Ariane Azar

August 23, 2016

Amanda Ray, a 19-year-old undecided CSUN freshman, has four small tattoos that all mean the world to her. All of her tattoos are located on her left wrist, except one. “My best friend Amy lives in Maryland and I live in San Bernardino,” Ray said. “We met on Twitter through bands and mutual...

Fourth of July Firework Guide

Fireworks pictured

Anthony Martinez

July 2, 2016

The start of July means the great American celebration known as Independence Day is within reach. As the name suggests, the holiday marks the nation’s independence from the British in 1776. The day, however, is mostly associated with the colorful firework shows which light up the night sky. Be...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: 626 Night Market, Beatles exhibit, Rock n’ Roll Flea Market

Fireworks shown behind flags

Anthony Martinez

June 28, 2016

Friday, 7.1 – Sunday, 7.3 - Food/Music 626 Night Market @ Santa Anita Racetrack The Santa Anita Racetrack transforms into an Asian-themed night market for multiple weekends during the July to September stretch with an abundance of food, music, art and clothing for sale. This year marks the 5...

Editor’s Picks: “Sound of Music” sing-a-long, OC Pride, Dana Carvey stand-up special

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Anthony Martinez

June 18, 2016

Monday 6.20 -Comedy "Electoral Dysfunction" @ Upright Citizens Brigade Sunset Blending together politics, stand-up and improv comedy, the New York-based show "Electoral Dysfunction" features political correspondents, writers and comedians who tackle current political events through humor. Talent ...

CSUN delighted to weekend of classical music

Lawrence Bakst sings while Zimdars plays the piano

Anthony Martinez

June 6, 2016

Classical music flowed through the Valley Performing Arts Center and the surrounding buildings of the music department as CSUN hosted a festival dedicated to 19th century Hungarian composer Franz Liszt over the weekend. CSUN is the first Southern California location to hold the festival in its 52-year...

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...

Captured: Matador Nights

A crowd of students dance in a circle

Raul Martinez

April 24, 2016

Mardi Gras theme sets the mood for the Spring 2016 Matador Nights.   Matador Nights hosted by the USU, created a great atmosphere in which the students can dance at night. The USU was transformed into a dance floor with carnival rides and a very festive theme with a Mardi Gras setting. Activities...

Spotlight: Sheer Fadel – Flow Artist

Sheer Fadel practices her flow technique at Dearborn Park with her choice of flow toy - the hula hoop.

Erik Luna

March 10, 2016

  A bead of sweat rolls down her forehead as she jumps, moves in circles and dances in a mostly deserted park. Her eyes are focused on her hula hoop, which twirls, and swerves up and down her body at a moment's glance. She tosses the hoop up and looses grip. “There it goes,” she says as...

Safety concerns arise following attacks at entertainment venues

CSUN's state-of-the-art Valley Performing Arts Center is a cultural center for the San Fernando Valley. The Sundial / File Photo.

Michelle Moran

December 19, 2015

Safety in a venue has been an issue due to attacks that have occurred within the past years. Those attacks can include the recent Paris tragedy, where terrorists unloaded their guns in The Bataclan and killed many innocent people. This concert venue that seated 1,500 people, was a packed house according...

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