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Michael Jackson’s record sales soar after the singer’s death

Kat Ernst

June 30, 2009

“After the first death, there is no other” –Dylan Thomas The day the news broke that Michael Jackson had passed away, hundreds of fans ran to where his body lay at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.  In a matter of time, President Barack Obama and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger responded to the Ico...

CSUN graduate dies in his sleep from an enlarged heart

Venessa Munoz

June 30, 2009

On Father’s Day, Jourdan Van Zeebroeck and his family sat around the table and celebrated the holiday by eating dinner together, one that Jourdan helped prepare. Little did the family know it would be the last time Jourdan would join them. Jourdan Van Zeebroeck, recent CSUN graduate, ...

Tips on how to survive an online class, learn the most a student can

Kat Ernst

June 30, 2009

I will be completely honest here, the first time I took an online class, well, I ended up forgetting I was even taking one. I took an online class because I live thirty miles from school and coming to CSUN every day of the week is difficult, so online classes are great. Especially for a commuter school like CSUN. I would like to reas...

Students remember Michael Jackson as a musical genius, legend

Students remember Michael Jackson as a musical genius, legend

Venessa Munoz

June 30, 2009

Michael Jackson. Say this name anywhere in the world and people know whom you are talking about. That says a lot. Michael Jackson was pronounced dead at 50 years old on June 25, 2009 and his death has impacted people all around the globe including CSUN’s campus. Students share their initial reaction to the n...

Where to: go to a nail, hair or tanning salon around CSUN

Kat Ernst

June 29, 2009

After a long week of studying and lack of sleep a day at the spa is needed for college students. I have found some great salons around campus for you to soak your feet in. Some even have discounts for CSUN students! View Nail-Hair-Tanning Salons Around CSUN in a larger map ...

The Bianchi Planetarium holds shows for both entertainment and educational value

The Bianchi Planetarium holds shows for both entertainment and educational value

Vanessa Padilla

June 29, 2009

The Bianchi Planetarium is home to the Spitz-512 Star Projector, which is capable of recreating the night sky on the 40-foot dome ceiling with outstanding accuracy. More than 2,000 stars, five planets and various motions of the sky come to life overhead as spectators observe from theater style seating. The planeta...

CSUN Planetarium

CSUN Planetarium

Vanessa Padilla

June 29, 2009

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Where to: get coffee in Santa Monica after 10 p.m.

Shant Kazandjian

June 29, 2009

View Late Night Coffee Shops in a larger map Choosing a place to buy coffee in Santa Monica during the day may be the hardest choice to make. With a Starbucks or a Coffee Bean just a mile away, smaller coffee shops must have a unique trait that sets them apart from all the other competitors. After 10 p.m., very few coffee shops ...

Wave of violence does not faze local churches

Jessica Small

June 29, 2009

Wave Of Violence Affects Churches on Dipity. Members at a local church in Northridge said they’re not worried about potential violence at their congregation. Despite the string of church shootings since 2003, and an even more staggering increase of them within the past year, employees at the Northridge United Methodist Church don’t feel they are...

Emotional California Faculty Association meeting brings reality of budget cuts to light

Jessica Small

June 29, 2009

Tensions spilled out from the Noski Auditorium June 25 at a California Faculty Association meeting as CSUN faculty from various departments voiced their opinions about voting for layoffs or furloughs. CFA board members refused to vote at a meeting on June 23 for either option. “Becau...

Some Iranians want the United States to “meddle”

Navid Nicole Nonahal

June 29, 2009

Her trembling voice rippled through the air, wrenching the hearts of millions listening, as she explained the gruesome events she had witnessed at Baharestan square, Iran. The protestor’s voice aired on CNN as she said, "I was going towards Baharestan with my friend. This was everyone, not just...

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