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The headliner Michael Kosta at Laugh Your Class Off. (Magaly Barajas / The Sundial)

Captured: Comedian Michael Kosta at Laugh Your Class Off

Raul Martinez January 30, 2016

Laugh Your Class Off kicks off the Spring semester with stand-up comedian Michael Kosta. The USU hosts this event on the last Friday of every month at the USU Games Room free for all students and anyone...

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

Big Comedy creates big laughs for first time at VPAC

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...

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Larger lineup, huge names highlight Big Comedy showcase

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...

CSUN students enjoy themselves with plenty of laughs provided by fellow students at the open mic night held at the games room in the USU. (Kate Haggard / The Sundial)

Captured: Open Mic Night

Raul Martinez September 26, 2015

Open Mic Night hosted by David Dorward, gave CSUN students a few minutes on stage to perform at the games room at the USU on Thursday. The performances varied from veteran performers at the open mic night...

The Nine Drink Minimum: Professor meets stand-up comedy

The Nine Drink Minimum: Professor meets stand-up comedy

Melisa Fumbarg November 6, 2014

English professor turned comedian, Jose Alvarez started off by studying English with a creative writing emphasis during his undergrad years at CSUN. It was when he took a comedy writing course during...

CSUN screenwriting major shares his love of improv

CSUN screenwriting major shares his love of improv

Michelle Dominguez September 10, 2013

Senior CSUN screenwriting major Kevin Shacter shares his love of improv and the life lessons he's learned from it.

Using laughter as medicine at the Laugh Factory

Samantha Tata March 24, 2011

In the years after the Laugh Factory opened its doors and lit up its stage in 1979, owner Jamie Masada passed out complimentary passes for the new club to drum up support and community involvement. While...

Student discovers unknown talent

Michelle Nelson November 11, 2009

Jonnae Thompson doesn’t exactly fit the profile of a professional standup comedian. She’s young. She’s a woman. And she’s an English major. Thompson, 22, got her start as a professional...

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