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Bass Strings: Fine Tuning Life Skills

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November 30, 2006

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Weekly Staff Editorial

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November 30, 2006

UCLA student Mostafa Tabatabainejad was stunned with a taser gun five times by the University of California Police Department officers in the Powell Library after he failed to provide his BruinCard because he said he felt he was being profiled. The officer identified using the taser is Terrence Duren, an...

Why copyright laws last so long

PAUL CASTILLO

November 30, 2006

One of the issues important to the authors of the Constitution is copyright. Article I, Section 8, Clause 8 of the Constitution says, "To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries." Wh...

Web site offers low cost way to trade CDs

Jillian Ballard

November 30, 2006

Lala.com is a new online music site that allows members to legally trade CDs for $1, and become DJs (for free) by creating custom radio stations for anyone to listen to. Lala.com offers students on a tight budget the cheapest legal way to get and discover new music. According to Lala.com, they are a ...

Jay-Z explores age, growing up on new album

OnTay Johnson

November 30, 2006

J-Hova, Hov, Jiggaman, Jigga or just plain old Jay-Z proves with his out of retirement release,"Kingdom Come" why he is considered one of hip-hop's best emcees. "Kingdom Come," which supposedly is titled after Super Man's return to the world in the comic series in 1996 is also conveniently aligned w...

Deaf students debate ear implants

Sam Womack

November 30, 2006

Deaf and hard of hearing students at CSUN find themselves in the midst of a debate regarding the controversial procedure known as cochlear implantation. Cochlear implants are defined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an electronic hearing device that produces hearing sensations by electrica...

Playstation 3 shooting a folklore

Nicholas Collard

November 30, 2006

Reuters, Associated Press, CBS and some other major news outlets have reported that Michael Penkala, 21, was shot and almost killed outside of a Wal-Mart in Putnam, Conn. He was camping outside of the store just before the release of Sony's Playstation 3, with a handful of other customers around 3 a....

Local unsigned band Matcli balances school and gigs

Daniel Harju

November 30, 2006

For Northridge-based pop-rock band Matcli, the music is the priority. Unlike many Los Angeles groups that focus extensively on image, either dressing down in designer jeans and T-shirts or donning glammed-out latex gear and cheap feather boas, Matcli avoids such trend traps. "We're very modest, fairly no...

Pope’s visit could be off to a great start

Zabie Mansoory

November 30, 2006

Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Turkey was a major media event for the past couple of days, but what is more important to notice is that this is a great political move by the Pope. Most news coverage of the Pope's visit has focused on Catholic-Muslim relations, given the outrage in the Muslim world ove...

Art students without heat during recent cold snap

PAUL CASTILLO

November 30, 2006

Students have long taken refuge from the cold and the wind by moving inside, whether that is by moving into the library or into their classrooms. Right now, all art students can look forward to when they go into their classrooms is more cold. Those students, who have had their heating down since at ...

Prodigy headlines Rokout Festival in San Bernardino

Danielle R. Swopes

November 30, 2006

Bodies were moving at the Rokout Festival on Saturday: Shivering from the cold, dancing to the beats of featured artists, and vibrating with sheer volume and power of headliners the Prodigy. The National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino hosted the event, which featured artists on four s...

Final Girl

Judith Klapper

November 30, 2006

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