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Talent show held in memory of student who gave back to his community

Keke West recites a spoken word poem during a talent show held in memory of CSUN student Jusdeep Singh Sethi Photo Credit Jonathan R. Diaz/News Editor

Jonathan R. Diaz

March 24, 2014

Singers, dancers and poets took part in the annual Ujjaldidar Singh Memorial Foundation Talent Show in memory of CSUN student Jusdeep Singh Sethi who died last Aug. The talent show was a way of carrying on Singh’s legacy according to his brother Mandeep Sethi. “We’re celebrating his life in a way...

Poet holds workshop to spread awareness of indigenous languages

Negin Daneshfar

March 24, 2014

Xanath Caraza, award-winning poet and professor at University of Missouri, Kansas City, (UMKC) stood reading poems from her book “Conjuro” to a room full of students repeating words and sounds in a verse that flowed in a rhythmic beat. In a poem read out loud called, “Matra” students wrote down wo...

Parsons Dance Company trancends time and space with VPAC performance

At the end of the first piece at the Parsons Dance at the Valley Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: Hayley Hill/Contributor)

Jasmine Burch

March 23, 2014

Parsons Dance Company left the audience speechless Saturday night in its hour long performance at the Valley Performing Arts Center. The production made a fine spectacle, as eight dancers filled the stage with fluidity that defined both unity and individualism. Under the artistic direction of David...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors give gutsy effort but fall to Gamecocks in NCAA Tournament

Junior guard Janae Sharpe dribbles up-court during the first half of CSUN's first round game against the No. 1 seed South Carolina Gamecocks.  Photo Credit: Mateo Melero

Mateo Melero

March 23, 2014

  The Matadors gave testimony to the age-old adage that all good things eventually come to an end. Suffering heavily from the height of the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Matadors gave up the game 73-58 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. “I am extremely proud of our student athletes an...

Oprah’s network examines Lohan in new “Lindsay” documentary series

Oprah's network examines Lohan in new

Brian Andrade

March 23, 2014

  The exploitation of Lindsay Lohan's struggle with sobriety might just be the key for both her comeback and higher ratings for Oprah Winfrey's television network. "Lindsay", a new documentary-series on OWN follows the actress in her recovery from alcohol and the party scene as she tries to r...

Students react to the CSUN women’s basketball team’s win

Himerria Wortham

March 23, 2014

On March 16 the Matador women's basketball team defeated the Cal Poly Mustangs to make it to the NCAA conference. They will play the University of South Carolina Gamecocks on March 23. Here's what some CSUN students thought about their win.

Women’s Water Polo: No. 7 CSUN dominates Cal Lutheran for ninth straight victory

Women's Water Polo: No. 7 CSUN dominates Cal Lutheran for ninth straight victory

Andrew Martinez

March 22, 2014

  The Matadors (17-5) handily defeated the Cal Lutheran Regals 22-8 on Thursday at Matador Pool, tying a school record set for goals in a game and bring their winning streak to nine. The game started off at a rapid pace for CSUN, with senior attacker Lindsy Duncan scoring her first of three go...

Baseball: Matadors defeat Stony Brook in walkoff fashion

Steven Espinoza

March 22, 2014

With the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Matadors (9-14) defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves (6-9) by scoring the only run of the game in walk-off fashion Wednesday at Matador Field. In the bottom of the ninth after two successful Matador hits and with two runners on base, h soph...

Video Game Podcast: Virtual Reality Manipulates Gaming, Titanfall

Video Game Podcast: Virtual Reality Manipulates Gaming, Titanfall

Josh Carlton

March 21, 2014

This time on Josh and Trevor's Gaming Podcast, the boys discuss Sony's unveiling of their new virtual reality prototype, Project Morpheus, and how it might (or might not) change the gaming landscape. Also on topic, "Infamous: Second Son" and the delay of "Titanfall" for Xbox 360....

Joshua Bell leads Academy of St. Martin in the Fields through a spectacular VPAC show

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields orchestra played Thursday night in the VPAC. Photo by Dache Jackson

Joanna Jacobo

March 21, 2014

An undeniable silence filled the audience, not in discontent but in a serene awe, as they anxiously awaited the beginning of what promised to be a musical evening. World renowned violinist, Joshua Bell, directed and played alongside the musically acclaimed English chamber orchestra, Academy of St. Martin...

Authentic personas online, entrepreneurs go digital

Asher Silberman

March 21, 2014

Guests: Professor Kristen Walker and YouTuber Vanessa Watson Social Media Correspondent Reina Royale

White Sea entrances the Bootleg Theater

White Sea entrances the Bootleg Theater

Neelofer Lodhy

March 21, 2014

Coming in with a wave of stimulating electronic grooves, Morgan Kibby’s impressive solo effort known as White Sea, enraptured concert-goers with a free show in Los Angeles on Monday March 17. Cleverly hidden within the 2000 block of Beverly Blvd stands the quaint and incognito Bootleg Theater, ...

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