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Review: Comic Book Apocalypse captures Jack Kirby’s artistic legacy

Professor Charles Hatfield presents a gallery talk at the

Antione Bowman

September 3, 2015

If the vital purposes of a retrospective are the honoring of the artist, followed by the appreciation of the art, then those purposes find themselves manifest in “Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby.” The exhibition, curated by California State University, Northridge professor...

Review: Chandler Juliet brings music to ‘Welcome Day’

Kennth Lord, Dean of the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, introducing Chandler Juliet  (image credit: Jake Tully)

Jake Tully

September 3, 2015

If there has ever been any misconception that there are only select programs at CSUN that foster artistry and talent. David Nazarian’s College of Business and Economics is ready to prove that untrue. Enter Chandler Juliet, songstress and Management major at CSUN. Both an endeavorous student and...

Expectations for Matador Nights

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Mariah Sherriffe

September 3, 2015

Photo booth, a galactic casino, and glitter tattoos? It can't get any better than that. The highly anticipated event of the semester is finally here. Matador Nights has arrived with yet another creative theme: the galaxy. This year, students will be stunned with many different things, such as a...

Review: The Grand Ole Echo says farewell to Summer

Johnny la Rocha, lead singer and guitarist of Ocho La Rocha Photo credit: Jake Tully

Jake Tully

September 1, 2015

For many, the back porch of The Echo in the neighborhood surrounding Silverlake serves primarily as a place to smoke American Sprits and sober up between sets on the main stage of the venue. For others, the back porch of the Echo serves as the meeting grounds for the Grand Ole Echo, an ongoing series...

Student Reaction: 2015 MTV VMAs

Student Reaction: 2015 MTV VMAs

Eliset Zapien

September 1, 2015

It is definitely more than just an award show: the MTV Video Music Awards, or VMAs, sure did not fail to entertain this year. All the biggest names in the music industry were there. From the glamorous red carpet looks to the performances, the VMAs left us several things to talk about. Every year the...

Biopic “Straight Outta Compton” tells N.W.A’s incredible story

Photo credit: Thomas Gallegos

Julissa Vasquez

August 29, 2015

The movie "Straight Outta Compton" is a biopic based on the rise of the rap group N.W.A. The film follows group members Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren. Directed by F. Gary Gray, "Straight Outta Compton" had record-breaking opening weekend sales at the box offices. The opening ...

Matafest Kicks Off Fall Semester at USU

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Jasmin Robinson

August 27, 2015

Classes have officially begun but that does not mean the fun has to stop. CSUN’s Matafest has become an on-campus tradition. The festivities bring together new and returning students to meet and learn of what the campus has to offer, all while enjoying good food and listening to great music. “Matafest...

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