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Black Lives Matter continues camp out at City Hall

Protesters hold up signs next to street

Max Sullivan

July 31, 2016

Black Lives Matter protesters camped outside Los Angeles City Hall for 18 straight nights to demand that Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck resign or be fired for police bias and racial profiling. The Los Angeles Police Commission has investigated 1,356 allegations of police bias, including racial...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: Midsummer Scream, Guillermo del Toro exhibit, soda tasting

glass skulls with colorful patterns and designs

Anthony Martinez

July 29, 2016

Saturday 7/30 Midsummer Scream @ Long Beach Convention Center | Festival Halloween comes a few months early with a weekend-long festival based on the holiday. Walkthrough attractions and a series of panels including the creative minds behind “American Horror Story: Hotel” and Universal Studios&...

Need 2 Read: Wednesday book column

Books presented on shelf

Michael Herrera

July 27, 2016

Title: "The Namesake" Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Pages: 291 $9.18-$18.23 Lahiri beautifully crafts her novel "The Namesake" to document how an Indian woman, Ashima Ganguli, tries to keep her culture alive and well when she moves from India to the United States with her husband, Ashoke. Upon arriving...

CSUN welcomes in new Hall of Fame class

CSUN Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Brandon Martin(center) and CSUN President Dr. Dianne Harrison(right) enjoy a humorous story about Matt Unge

Dede Ogbueze

July 26, 2016

CSUN welcomed its 2016 Hall of Fame class Sunday evening at the Warner Center Marriott Grand Ballroom. The ceremony honored several legendary Matadors including baseball's Stan Charnofsky, basketball's Andre Chevalier, soccer's Joey Kirk, volleyball's Matt Unger and the 1984 and 1985 softball teams. Before...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: “500 Days of Summer”, Johnny Ramone Tribute, “Are You Funnier Than Cat Videos?”

Johnny Ramone sculpture

Anthony Martinez

July 22, 2016

Saturday 7/23 “500 Days of Summer” @ Pasadena City Hall (Centennial Square) | Film The traveling food, music and movie night, Eat|See|Hear makes a stop at Pasadena’s city hall for a screening of the romantic comedy/drama “500 Days of Summer.” True to its name, the publi...

CSUN dining holds on campus job fair

Vendors pictured testing students interview skills

Manuel Fuentes

July 20, 2016

Employees from Subway, Freudian Sip, Arbor Grill and other dining locations on campus conducted interviews with about 200 students who attended the CSUN Dining job fair on Tuesday. Gilda Hendrickson, of the university corporation organized and hosted the event. “We really need employers. We want...

Greenlight Lights Out Ep. 12.5

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Alex Razo

July 19, 2016

On Lights Out Gonzalo lets Alex and Lynda vent about their favorite reality TV guilty pleasure shows. Feel free to judge Lynda for watchingThe Bachelor/Bachelorette, Alex for Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and Gonzalo mentions Chopped for the 80 millionth time. [soundcloud url="https://api.sou...

Greenlight Ep. 12 Emmy Nomination Special: It’s Not just a Bunch of White People who were Nominated!

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Alex Razo

July 19, 2016

Greenlight is back for a special hour long episode this summer! Gonzalo and Chauncey are joined by Alex and Lynda this week. The team discuss their opinions about USA’s Independence Day. They also tap into lighter fare as they geek out over this year’s Emmy nominations. They discuss who got snubbed,...

Music Mondays: 2000s Throwback

Alicia Keys plays the piano and sings

Anthony Martinez

July 18, 2016

As with any other decade, the 2000s has its fair share of now-embarrassing fashion trends, cheesy movies and a plethora of tunes with only a select few that remain widely regarded as great songs worth busting out every once in a while. The previous decade offered a little taste of many genres, as...

“Spirited Away” screening, “Four Chords and a Gun,” Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

Still from the play

Anthony Martinez

July 15, 2016

Saturday 7/16 “Phantasmacabre” @ Corey Helford Gallery | Museum L.A. artist Camille Rose Garcia’s exhibit “Phantasmacabre” explores surrealism and dream like symbolism. Such symbolism includes witches, snakes and wounded goddesses with gardens growing from their bodies. Fre...

Need 2 Read: Wednesday Book Column

Michael Herrera

July 13, 2016

Title: Mercy Author: Jodi Picoult Pages: 416 $7.99-$10.00 Picoult's novel questions the sanctity of marriage when a terminally ill wife asks her husband, Jaime, to kill her out of mercy. As a result of this event, Jaime's cousin, police chief Cameron McDonald, is now faced with the fact that...

Weekly calendar of events at CSUN

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Brandon Jauregui

July 12, 2016

July 12 “Tuesday Talks” in the Pride Center The Pride Center, located on the second floor of the University Student Union, Sol Center, invites students to its weekly event, “Tuesday Talks,” which will cover an array of topics, including gender identity, bisexuality, coming out and...

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