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CSUN Cinematheque Continues Success

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Jake Tully

September 15, 2015

Depending on who you ask on campus, Thursday nights might stand for a night of partying, a celebration of the three-day weekend to come, or an evening spent at The Freudian Sip cramming for an exam. For others, Thursday nights on campus are reserved for CSUN’s Cinematheque, a...

How students will experiment with “Blood Wedding”

Jake Tully

September 15, 2015

This weekend at the Experimental Theater of the Valley Performing Art Center, be prepared to abandon any preconceptions of theater with CSUN’s production of Blood Wedding. Under the helm of director Chris Jackson, the play promises to stay true to the surreal nature of the Spanish drama by Fred...

Apple’s upgraded policy, products

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Laine Wherritt

September 15, 2015

Apple unveiled the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, along with new payment plans, and the iPad Pro earlier this month. The tech giants announced a new payment plan that will allow customers an affordable way to upgrade devices annually as they are released. By paying 24 monthly installments ranging from...

New show ‘Narcos’ depicts Pablo Escobar’s infamous history

New show 'Narcos' depicts Pablo Escobar's infamous history

Michelle Moran

September 14, 2015

The new crime drama on Netflix, "Narcos," portrays the rise of Pablo Escocar, the notorious drug lord from Medellin, Columbia. This 10-episode series was created by Chris Brancato, Eric Newman and Carlo Bernard, who not only touch upon Escobar's life, but also the lives of other members of the Medellin...

Prism: A musical showcase

Prism: A musical showcase

Breanne Foster

September 14, 2015

Friends, family members, classmates, colleagues and more filled the Valley Performing Arts Center Great Hall last night, Sept. 12, to watch the to-be annual Prism concert put on by the CSUN music department. "It’s a showcase of all we do here in the music department," Department Chair Ric Alviso...

Musician Mondays: Garrett Bower

Garrett Bower practices the classical guitar outside of Cypress Hall regularly. The 23-year-old senior classical guitar performance major developed an ear for music when he was just 10 years old.

Vincent Nguyen

September 14, 2015

The heat was scorching, reaching in the triple digit range for the week. It seemed like anyone that was outside was beyond crazy and brave enough to withstand the heat. But Garrett Bower, 23-year-old senior classical guitar performance major, sat out on a bench by Cypress Hall, serenading the hall...

Sundial Songs of the Week: Fall Series, Vol. 3

Sundial Songs of the Week: Fall Series, Vol. 3

Vincent Nguyen

September 14, 2015

Three weeks into the semester and we're already counting down the weeks until we can cut a break for Thanksgiving. DJ Du is taking a week off and stepping in her place is the creator of the Sundial Songs of the Week playlist, OG Vince Nguyen. https://soundcloud.com/sundial-songs-of-the-week/sets/fall-sotw-3 We've...

USU hosts its first Noontime Concert of the semester

USU hosts its first Noontime Concert of the semester

Eliset Zapien

September 11, 2015

The songs of pop artists Sam Smith, Adele and Bruno Mars filled the outside stage of University Student Union on Thursday by CSUN student Juno Rada. This week Rada performed in front of his fellow classmates at the Noontime Concert performance. Rada also took on the challenge and accepted distinct...

Sesame Street joins HBO

Sesame Street joins HBO

Laine Wherritt

September 8, 2015

After 45 years of airing on PBS the children's classic Sesame Street is now moving to HBO. The move puts Big Bird, Elmo, and the Cookie Monster amongst the ranks of Jon Snow and The Sopranos. This, as Jimmy Fallon put it on his show, makes it very possible for “half the cast to be killed off in the first...

Recap: Pax Prime 2015

Recap: Pax Prime 2015

Nicholas Thompson

September 4, 2015

Pax Prime has come and gone so if you missed any of it in during the 4 day event, this is your main stop to get caught up. The most surprising announcement of the event came from a relatively old game in Guild Wars 2 . Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has been promoting their upcoming expansion,...

Review: Creative Media Studio Celebrates First Anniversary

Students checking out the Canon cameras at the anniversary party. Photo by Oviatt Library Instagram

Breanne Foster

September 3, 2015

The CSUN Creative Media Studio hosted a celebratory event in honor of its one-year anniversary Wednesday, Sept. 2nd. The celebration featured food, raffles, vendor booths and a student showcase. The Creative Media Studio, located in the west wing of the first floor of the library, is a place where...

Review: LACMA’s Sound of Summer

Review: LACMA's Sound of Summer

Julie Gauthier

September 3, 2015

If you went to see Amy Winehouse’s documentary this summer and like me, you felt nostalgic about her emotional music for weeks. Here’s some good news to all my jazz lovers, you can experience the soul of jazz at the LACMA every Friday. Concerts are held outdoors at the BP Grand Entrance, it is...

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