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Alumnus offers opportunities for artists

A man with two story books in both of his hands
Elliott Keegan December 13, 2018

Recent CSUN grad and author Jesse Orenshein is helping current students bridge the gap from students to professionals by recruiting them to work as illustrators on his series of children's books. Louise...

Review: “The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice”

Ryan Mancini September 12, 2016

Last week Mother Teresa was canonized by the Catholic Church, making her a saint. She was known to many for having lived a life dedicated to stopping poverty and recognized for being charitable. The...

Need to read: Wednesday Book Column

Michael Herrera June 28, 2016

Title: ValenciaAuthor: Michelle TeaGenre: Lesbian FictionPages: 250$9.87-$16.00Related reads: "The Price of Salt," "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit"Michelle Tea's autobiographical novel follows one girl's...

The Clinton legacy: the good, the bad, the weird and all of the above

Bill Clinton and Hilary Clinton at a ceremony.
Ryan Mancini October 13, 2015

The first debate among the five [as of this writing] Democratic presidential candidates is slowly creeping closer. As the American people wait to see the former secretary of state, New York senator and...

The rise of the book-to-movie trends

300 dpi Jeff Durham illustration of a child sitting in bed reading a tablet under a starry sky. (Bay Area News Group/MCT)
Adriana Celis February 5, 2015

Lately, an all-too-common trend has become hard to ignore. We go to the movie theater and browse through what seems to be the same old drab list of been there, done that films. One form or another we’ve...

From Words to Moving Pictures

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Jessica Castellanos January 26, 2015

Every year, fanboys and girls must clear their head cannon visions in exchange for big screen adaptations. Tinseltown is turning to literature once again to fuel 2015 film goers. This includes the...

Re-read those books from high school

Re-read those books from high school
Joshua Khabushani September 11, 2013

During an intimate conversation with Holden Caufield, Mr. Antolini, Holden’s former English teacher, introduced a quote in hopes that he would convey to him the importance of persevering, despite any...

CSUN professor’s book debunks common myths about ‘natural’ ingredients

Samantha Tata February 1, 2011

CSUN chemistry professor Gagik Melikyan has authored a new book hoping to dispel the common misconceptions that products labeled “natural” are inherently benign and exposure to antioxidants, supplements...

A.S. gives money for the completion of a Torah

Adria Brodie November 23, 2010

CHABAD, a Jewish student-run organization at CSUN, received a $2,000 allocation from A.S. for the completion of a Torah, a scroll that has the five books of Moses handwritten on parchment paper. Jessica...

Unified We Serve partners with campus community to collect items for donations

Antoine Abou-Diwan November 17, 2010

Unified We Serve concluded its second annual clothing and food drive Wednesday. The organization collected food, clothing and books for underprivileged families in the San Fernando Valley and displayed...

The Special Collections and Archives in the Oviatt Library is available to students for research

David Saakyan October 20, 2010

Inside the Oviatt Library, rests a one-of-a-kind storage and retrieval system with a mix of different archival materials ranging from medieval European manuscripts to a 4,000-year-old stone containing...

Journalist and award-winning writer discuss solutions to California’s financial crisis

John Michael Simko October 12, 2010

The Golden State has lost its luster with its improvising ways and a fundamental reason why California remains a disorganized and disheveled state. Journalist Joe Mathews and award-winning...

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