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Foo Fighters, Social Distortion to play Love Ride 32

A stage that is displayed in front of a crowed of spectators.

Jake Tully

October 13, 2015

For over 30 years, Southern California has been the home of Love Ride, the world’s largest and longest-running singular day motorcycle charity event. Now in its twilight hour, Love Ride will commence its 32nd and final event on October 18, 2015. In support of the Wounded Warrior Project, Love Ride...

“Idiot’s Delight” brings plenty of laughter in play adaptation

Eliset Zapien

October 12, 2015

"Idiot’s Delight" provided the comedic twist everyone hoped it would give in it's opening night on Oct. 9. “We have been practicing the weekend before school started,” said cast member Stephen Torrey, who played the social manager of the hotel. “So about six-to-eight weeks now. I really hope...

Musician Monday: Audrey Tang

Tang posing in a practice room with her violin.

Nick Barrile

October 12, 2015

Audrey Tang is 21-year-old transfer student from Shanghai, China who picked up the violin when she was four. In her 17-year career playing the violin in China, Tang has not only played in multiple orchestras, but has taught violin classes for many years. Tang moved to America to further her music education,...

App of the day: Food.com

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Michelle Moran

October 9, 2015

Going to school Monday through Friday can make a dent in your wallet and grocery lists are difficult to generate without looking in your kitchen. Luckily, there's an app out there that can help you find recipes and make grocery lists for you right away. Food.com is an app available for iPhone and...

Idiot’s Delight: What to expect from a WWII dramatic comedy

Eliset Zapien

October 8, 2015

Idiot's Delight will have its opening night Friday, Oct. at 7 p.m for everyone's entertainment. This student production is based off of a 1939 movie where people are caught stuck in a hotel lounge just when WWII is about to loom. Because WWII was just a hard time for everyone, traveling became harder...

Weekly Events: Spooky activities to warm up for Halloween

A new maze at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights inspired by Guillermo del Toro's film

Anthony Walton

October 7, 2015

The crisp, hot California air is filling our lungs as we give a hearty, sweaty hello to October! We're starting to see trees turn into their autumnal red and gold colors, and with a new season comes a bevvy of spooky activities for those who are brave enough to face them. If not, we got stuff for everyone!...

App of the day: Study Blue

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Anthony Walton

October 7, 2015

No one has ever gotten through college without having to study. We all have our different means, but one common way is through the use of flashcards. Flash cards are a time-tested study device that has work for a reason; it's simple. You write a term on one side and on the back you write it's definition,...

Tattoo Tuesdays: Vivian Garcia

Photo of CSUN student, Garcia

Michelle Moran

October 6, 2015

Vivian Garcia is a 21-year-old senior at California State University, Northridge, who is working towards a public health degree. She has several tattoos on her body, but the one that stands out is her "Nosferatu" tattoo on her upper arm. It is a black and grey tattoo and the rest of them are in color....

Bluegrass festival highlights Americana music in Southern California

The Punch Brothers preforming.

Jake Tully

October 6, 2015

Though touting bands decidedly not the textbook definition of bluegrass, the Los Angeles Bluegrass Situation at The Greek Theater on Oct. 2 was nonetheless one of the most dedicated folk, roots and Americana music events in Southern California. With the musical stylings of indie darling Dawes, The...

Review: Racing Extinction exposes mankind’s role in loss of species

5 members of Psihoyos crew get interviewed on a panel.

Roza Asgharzadeh

October 6, 2015

An in-depth journey into some of the most challenging issues we face today; climate change, wildlife trafficking, and the extinction of animals, basically the start of a possible global suicide. Racing Extinction, an environmental documentary by Academy Award winner Louie Psihoyo gathered many people...

Musician Mondays: Jay Jarrett

CSUN student poses with conducting baton.

Nick Barrile

October 5, 2015

Jay Jarrett is a 28 year-old graduate student attending CSUN to obtain his Conducting Masters in Music with a Band emphasis. Jarrett began his musical career at a young age playing the Clarinet, but after joining a symphony that had enough clarinets, Jarrett had to find a new instrument. Jarrett was...

Sundial Songs of the Week: Fall Series, Vol. 4

Julienne Shih/Illustrator

Ashley Du

October 5, 2015

It's been a long hiatus for DJ Du, and it seemed like she's cleared her head enough to figure out a great playlist for the fifth week. In this edition, Du brings out the hits with a track from Zhu, Twenty One Pilots, and MisterWives. https://soundcloud.com/sundial-songs-of-the-week/sets/sotw-5 Steven...

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