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Classical accordionist, John Torcello, on playing under John Williams and the accordion’s rich history

Classical accordionist, John Torcello, on playing under John Williams and the accordion’s rich history

Chandelor Armstrong

December 6, 2013

Beginning to play the accordion at age 7, John Torcello went on to become an accomplished classical accordionist, playing venues including the Hollywood Bowl, Dorothy Chandler Music Center and the Walt Disney Concert Hall among others. Torcello often plays with orchestras including the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The...

KCSN News Update: A report is released that says even so-called “green energy” like ethanol may not be safe for the environment

Brittany Chenelle

November 13, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Two Los Angeles City Council members are advocating the legalization of street vendors who sell food and other merchandise. Residents of Venice are trying to find the best solution to prevent cars from entering the boardwalk near O...

KCSN News Update: Mothers are now the sole or primary provider in four out of ten households with children

Brittany Chenelle

November 6, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Retirement cities throughout the US will be an area of growth in the housing market over the next 15 years. A study by the American Civil Liberties Union explores what’s behind the disparate rates of arrests of black people for marijuana...

Podcast: Sundial Sports preview NBA season

Roy Azoulay

November 1, 2013

Roy Azoulay, Brian Bernstein and Darko Debogovic of Sundial Sports discuss the top NBA teams in the Western Conference and Eastern Conference.   [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/118154471" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]   Also, be sure to read Brian’s in-depth...

CSUN students share stories in honor of National Coming Out Day

Loren Townsley

October 9, 2013

National Coming Out Day is an annual celebration which celebrates coming out as lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender. “It was after the March on Washington that really ignited National Coming Out Day…(it) was really about visibility for the LGBTQ community and standing up for equality” said S...

Podcast: Who can beat Michael Jordan?

Darko Debogovic

October 9, 2013

Roy Azoulay, Brian Bernstein and Darko Debogovic of Sundial Sports debate which one of today's NBA stars could challenge or potentially beat Michael Jordan one-on-one in his prime.   [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/114628616" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true"...

KCSN News Update: New Starbucks policy prohibits customers from bringing guns into its stores

Brittany Chenelle

September 26, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN:  Climate change in California is impacting coastal waters, forests, and snowfall runoff. In a major blow to the aerospace industry, Boeing announces it will be closing its C-17 plant in Long Beach. Starbucks sets a company policy...

KCSN News Update: A community intervention program helps reduce repeat intimate partner violence against women

Brittany Chenelle

September 25, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN:  Many American employers from IBM to Walgreens are moving retirees to insurance exchanges where they can select their own health plans. California is the first state to give certain rights to transgender students in grad...

KCSN News Update: Diesel exhaust from large trucks is the worst remaining pollution source in California

Brittany Chenelle

September 24, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The Hollywood Millennium skyscraper project has an active earthquake fault under the planned site. Two Los Angeles City Council members call for a moratorium on fracking, the process of extracting natural gas from deep undergrou...

KSCN news update: more than 70 percent of teachers say their students come to school hungry

Mona Adem

September 12, 2013

  The US Department of Transportation announces a two million dollar grant program to counter an increase in pedestrian injuries and fatalities. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has the results of crash tests on 12 small cars. A former screener at Los Angeles Internationa...

Fight to the finish: Xbox One vs. PS4

Fight to the finish: Xbox One vs. PS4

Alysha Garrett-Byrd

September 4, 2013

Over the last few months, both Microsoft and Sony have released details about their upcoming consoles, each hoping to prove that they have the superior product. While all the new information has been helpful in determining which console to buy come holiday season, it is just as important to look at th...

Campus Voices: Have we made progress as a society on racism?

Elizabeth Ohanian

August 28, 2013

Pan African Studies Professor Johnie Scott and Lizette Hernandez, a graduate student, share their view on the progress we've made as a society today compared to 50 years ago on the topic of racism. ...

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