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Students and faculty at CSUN celebrate ‘Noche de Ofrenda’

Students and faculty at CSUN celebrate ‘Noche de Ofrenda’

Nicollette Ashtiani

October 31, 2015

The Chicano House at California State University Northridge transformed itself with bright lights, colorful decorations and beautiful art this Oct. 29th in honor of Noche De Ofrendas; the first ritual celebrated to commence el Dia de los Muertos, commonly known as Day of the Dead. This ancient Latin ...

Halloween costumes that cause a stir

Halloween costumes that cause a stir

Edemy Rodriguez

October 31, 2015

Every year there tends to be a controversial Halloween costume about a person or theme that makes headlines. This holiday, the controversial costume happens to be a Caitlyn Jenner costume. The costume is identical to what she wore on the front cover of Vogue magazine where she revealed herself for the first time after ...

CSUN classes with spooky themes

CSUN classes with spooky themes

Halie Cook

October 31, 2015

Witches, ghosts and trick-or-treating are all associated with Halloween, a fun and lighthearted holiday, but all of these ideas descend from customs that are hundreds of years old. Anthropology students have the opportunity to delve into the realm of the supernatural and learn about folklore all year...

Matadors fall to UC Riverside, will miss postseason

Matadors fall to UC Riverside, will miss postseason

David Yapkowitz

October 31, 2015

There will be no postseason for the CSUN women’s soccer team. The Matadors dropped their second to last game of the season, 1-0, on Thursday night when they traveled to the University of California, Riverside. The game was must-win in order to keep their Big West Conference tournament hopes alive....

Last minute Halloween events

Last minute Halloween events

Eliset Zapien

October 31, 2015

For some it's a holiday of costumes, ghouls, party celebrating all night and coming into work late the next morning. Regardless of reason or tastes, there are tons of events on Halloween to go around to stay fully entertained. Here's a selection of things to do on Halloween night. Panic Mountain Have you ev...

Scary, urban tales for a Halloween haunt

Scary, urban tales for a Halloween haunt

Alejandro Zizumbo

October 31, 2015

As Halloween rears its claws around the dark corners, talk of monsters and supernatural myths resurface to fuel our nightmares. The classic monsters are vampires, werewolves and zombies and well-known myths include the hook-for-a-hand, the right-behind-stalker and the moving eyes. Recently, the...

Evening Update Thurs Oct. 29

Evening Update Thurs Oct. 29

Wahid Lodin

October 30, 2015

The White House will spend another 110-Million dollars to help western states deal with the devastating drought.Many Social Security payments are going to people who earned too much to qualify for benefits or to those no longer disabled.A study says discrimination is embedded in the criminal justice...

Evening Update Weds Oct. 28

Evening Update Weds Oct. 28

Wahid Lodin

October 30, 2015

Nearly two dozen states have filed a federal court petition in an effort to block the Obama Administration’s plan to cut emissions from power plants.More than 23-Million Japanese made driver and passenger air bags have been recalled and repairs are slowly being made.Corporate greed often occu...

Penny For Your Thoughts Episode 6

Penny For Your Thoughts Episode 6

Wahid Lodin

October 30, 2015

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Football Friday

Football Friday

Wahid Lodin

October 30, 2015

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Sundial Radio Hour Oct. 30

Sundial Radio Hour Oct. 30

Wahid Lodin

October 30, 2015

Selena Gomez comes to Netflix.Paul Ryan is now Speaker of the House.Raven Symone causes a stir.The Royals beat the Mets 2-0.[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/230833122" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" i...

Healthcare to be given to California’s undocumented immigrants

Healthcare to be given to California’s undocumented immigrants

Kimiya Manoochehri

October 30, 2015

California passed a bill which will allow undocumented immigrants to join the Obamacare heath coverage plan. If signed into law, this bill will make California the first state to permit these immigrants to buy health insurance – a right not granted to them in the original unveiling of the Affordable C...

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