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Provost creates first fellowship

Betsy Garcia

March 28, 2008

A new fellowship program will help eight professors from each college gain funding for research projects for the next academic year. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Harry Hellenbrand announced the creation of the Research Fellows Program, which will pay for part of fellows' research ...

CSUN’s Model United Nations is best in country

Cindy Von Quednow

March 28, 2008

*The CSUN Model United Nations team in front of the U.N. in New York after winning outstanding delegation representing Afghanistan. From left to right: Mujahidul Haque, Marguerite Sanvictores, Elena Ponyaeva, Dr. Peter Kappas, Jennifer Jasgur, Richard Wilk, Danae Busby, Jorge Guerrero, Karen Roseberry, ...

March Madness goes mainstream

Tawny Gestuvo

March 28, 2008

At the tail end of the Elite Eight, NCAA's March Madness continues as betting pool hopefuls gather at their workplace to keep a close watch on their hand picked boxes. For three weeks out of the year, employees across the nation congregate to fill their respective grids. The 65 college basketball team tour...

Warriors wear out welcome

Ivan Yeo

March 28, 2008

After struggling to defeat the Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors in the first match between the two teams on Tuesday night, the second-ranked CSUN Matador men's volleyball team left very little doubt 24 hours later as to who was the better team. The Matadors had a much easier time with the 13th-ranked Warriors ...

Tattooed terror screenwriter talks the talk

Alex G-Smith

March 28, 2008

Victor Miller, a screenwriter whose credits include writing "Friday the 13th," and many episodes of "All My Children," sat down for an interview recently at a restaurant in Alamo, Calif. He has won three daytime Emmys and four Writers Guild Awards for his work. Miller discussed what the film industry is...

Letter to the editor


March 28, 2008

In Tiffany Kelly's article, "The blue blood battle continues," she asked whether Senator Clinton's recent success in two big states, Ohio and Texas, were worth it because Senator Obama still hold more super delegates currently and it's extremely difficult for her to catch up. The writer asked if Senator Cl...

‘Art as Life’ exhibit at MOCA captures conceptual emotion

Jessica Hager

March 28, 2008

A new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles highlights the work and theory of Allan Kaprow, an artist best known as a pioneer of performance art. Allan Kaprow - Art as Life gathers the artist's early works (paintings, assemblages, scores, photography and video) and displays them alon...

Societal change dependent upon organization unity, mogul says

Bejan Siavoshy

March 28, 2008

Environmentalist and entrepreneur Paul Hawken told students and faculty attending the Speak Your Mind discussion at the University Student Union on March 13 that connectivity between people is the key element in achieving environmental and social change on a worldwide level. Hawken spoke in depth abo...

‘California Video’ at the Getty offers a new twist on art

Jessica Hager

March 28, 2008

A new exhibition at the Getty Center has something to boast about - it's the first of its kind in California. California Video features video art from more than 58 artists and displays 50 single-channel videos and 15 video installations. The video medium began to be used as art in the 1960s and 70s, ...

Are you related to Obama or Hillary?

Eileen Mansoorian

March 28, 2008

It seems the current race to the White House has turned into another way to add the element of celebrity to public officials. Instead of utilizing investigative efforts on issues such as the war, news outlets are reporting on the genealogical connections between presidential candidates and celebrities. W...

‘Under the Same Moon’ merges fluid story with social issues

Stephanie Olmedo

March 28, 2008

It is hard for a young child to be away from his parents for a few hours, and in "Under the Same Moon," one can only imagine what it must be like for 9-year-old Carlitos (Adrian Alonso), who has been away from his mother for four years. Rosario (Kate del Castillo) left Mexico and migrated to Los Angel...

Alumni win student Emmy award for ‘Dogumentary’

Dylan Miles

March 26, 2008

Alumni students Cristina Ramirez-Mares and Kate Ryan pose for pictures after they receive a student Emmy for a documentary that they originally created for their senior project. (Photo by Dylan Miles, Daily Sundial) CSUN alumni filmmakers won third place for a documentary that began as a senior film pr...

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