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Students recount Black Friday Weekend

Shoppers wait in line to purchase discounted shoes at the Macy's women's department at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif., on Black Friday morning, Nov. 29, 2013. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Edemy Rodriguez December 3, 2015

Black Friday has changed the landscape of retail shopping, becoming a tradition in which individuals hope to save and catch deals just in time for the holiday season. For some it has taken over the...

Songs to combat stormy and cold weather

Cecilia Xiong, 7, of Sacramento, Calif., and her father, Kachang Xiong, walk to Parkway Elementary School in Sacramento, Calif., despite the cold, wet on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Lauren Gates November 25, 2015

It feels like the seasons skipped fall and jumped right into winter here in Los Angeles, with temperatures dropping to the low 60's this week and the sun setting creating chills well into the 40s some...

App of the Day: VSCO Cam

Alyson Burton / Illustrator
Michelle Moran November 24, 2015

Phone photography is the easiest way to document life visually and to take selfies whenever the time calls for it. VSCO Cam is a photo editing app that has a variety of filters that are better than Instagram's...

San Fernando Valley brewery invites locals

San Fernando Brewing Co. provides a host of different brews and bar food for patrons to enjoy while socializing with those around them. Photo credit: Alejandra Gonzalez
Jake Tully November 23, 2015

Outside of the occasional dive bar and the ever-growing selection at the local Ralph’s, the north San Fernando Valley is fairly lean on locations to pick up a quality craft beer. CSUN students are...

Weekly Events: Pre-gaming for Thanksgiving

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Anthony Walton November 18, 2015

The time has come, its pre-Thanksgiving week and finals are around the corner. Christmas music is playing and people are camping out for black friday already. Skipping class is becoming ever more tempting...

App of the Day – Apps Gone Free

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Jasmin Robinson November 17, 2015

A smart phone can do many things, and, for the cost, we can say money well spent. However, there is nothing worse than the costs piling up putting you essentially in app debt. The reality is, nothing is...

Cloud Nine looks to blend comedy and drama

New play titled
Eliset Zapien November 13, 2015

Cloud Nine is a two-act play combined together to portray a time-shifting comedy of gender and sexuality by Caryl Churchill. Ryan Lisman, 21-year-old psychology major, is one of the cast members and...

Big Comedy creates big laughs for first time at VPAC

Comedian Chris Titus preforms at Valley Performance Arts Center on Tuesday November 10, 2015.
Jake Tully November 12, 2015

Despite a belated starting time and major changes to the comedian roster, the Student Veteran Organization and Associated Students' "Big Comedy" at California State University, Northridge was a night of...

Valley Vibrations: Stoury

Nebraska, Levi June and Levi pose for Holiday Christmas photo shoot.
Lauren Gates November 11, 2015

Three CSUN alumni formed the band STOURY, I got a chance to sit down with them to find out theirs. Friends first and band mates second, 25-year-old Levi June, 24-year-old Nebraska and 26-year-old Ryan...

Weekly Events: Campus activities, concerts, art shows galore

Students rush around the campus during the first week of school to attend classes, buy books and visit the Student Recreation Center. CSUN does not usually enroll a large number of students in the spring semester compared to the fall, which had the largest number of freshman in the campus' history. (File Photo / Loren Townsley / The Sundial)
Anthony Walton November 11, 2015

Only what felt like a few weeks ago, we were complaining about how hot and disgusting it was, blissfully browsing instagram through class and wondering what was going on in the world. Now, finals are approaching...

Musician Monday: Anthony Storniolo

Anthony Storniolo is a 28-year-old senior at CSUN, studying to obtain his Bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in percussion performance.
Nick Barrile November 9, 2015

Today many musicians dream of ending up on the big stage playing alongside world renowned orchestras or musicians. However there are still the few who dream of more than just fame and fortune. Anthony...

Larger lineup, huge names highlight Big Comedy showcase

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Jake Tully November 9, 2015

With an event just in time for the impending storm of fall semester finals, Associated Student’s (A.S.) Big Comedy on Nov. 10 should serve as a relaxing reprieve to CSUN students who are about to engross...

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