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Pride Center hosts annual Generation Pride

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Celeste Vaca

August 20, 2018

The CSUN Pride Center will be hosting its annual welcome event for new students on Thursday, August 23.The Pride Center welcomes everyone from the LGBTQ community as well as its allies as part of their mission to reach out to as many CSUN students as possible.Generation Pride seeks to provide LGBTQ ...

Future Holotape: A dive into their music

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Gisselle Pernett

April 12, 2018

Synthwave music is a genre that has grown incredibly popular throughout the years. However, it is still a music style that is hard to define and identify. In simple terms, Synthwave is a genre of electronic music that captures the 1980s film and video game sound. A Los Angles-based band has taken Syn...

Weekly Picks 3/14 – 3/23

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Jacob Pascua

March 14, 2018

Wednesday, March 14X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles$12.95, $11.95 for seniors and students, $10.95 for children 6 to 17-years-oldMondays - Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekendsL.A. LIVE 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015The Grammy Museum at LA LIVE is celebra...

MataMeals: Beef Stroganoff

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Evgeniya Emolkina

March 13, 2018

As it often is the case with popular dishes, there are endless variations of beef Stroganoff. The key portions of the dish include finely chopped pieces of beef in a creamy sauce. INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb pasta 1/2 lb beef thinly cut or cubed 2 tablespoon oil (I use sunflower oil) 1...

CSUN World Music Ensemble brings traditional African dance to campus

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Violet Canelo

April 25, 2016

  Traditional singing, dancing musicians and loud rhythmic drumming occurred during the CSUN World Music Ensemble. Students in the music education program performed various Japanese Taiko and African music ensembles at the Cypress Recital Hall on April 24. The students of the music education...

Attitudes toward suicide, depression treatment varies widely across culture

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Andrew Martinez

September 16, 2014

  It can be a religious practice, an honorable act or a mortal sin. Suicide is viewed very differently across religions and societies throughout history, whether it be the seppuku of the Samurai, the mortal sin of the Catholic Church or deprivation of the body to find salvation. While at...

Hazing is not just a college problem, it’s a cultural problem as well

Demonstrators rally at CSUN in support of Armando Villa, a student who died during an alleged hazing incident. Villa's story is not new, as hazing has always been a dark part of our culture that happens to many in their daily lives. Photo credit: Jonathan R. Diaz/Live News Editor

Pete D. Camarillo

August 25, 2014

Hazing has become a word all too familiar with humiliation and binge drinking. This is largely due to the negative attention fraternities and sororities obtain for incidents like CSUN’s own Armando Villa, who died from a hiking incident with his fraternity in an alleged hazing ritual. What ...

American Indian ceremony brings culture to CSUN

American Indian ceremony brings culture to CSUN

Jesse Ickler

December 3, 2013

Two days after the Thanksgiving Holiday, the American Indian Student Association held its 30th Annual Powwow to celebrate cultural heritage. There are over 200,000 Native American people in Los Angeles County. The Nov. 30 powwow provides an opportunity to remember traditional music, dance, food, and...

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN promotes community and culture

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN promotes community and culture

Jonathan R. Diaz

December 2, 2013

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN has been a part of the campus community since 1970. They perform traditional Mexican dances, or ballet folklorico, from various regions of Mexico. Though composed primarily of students, the group welcomes alumni, faculty and community members who have a passion for...

Carnaval celebrates diversity on campus with performances and food

Megan Diskin

April 18, 2013

CSUN’s 16th annual Carnaval, a celebration of diversity, drew students of all backgrounds with the lure of free food and fun activities to the USU’s Plaza del Sol. Students were able to enjoy activities such as dance and musical performances, henna tattoos, calligraphy and arts and crafts. “W...

Students celebrate culture with dance at Pilipino Cultural Night

Students celebrate culture with dance at Pilipino Cultural Night

Jorge Neri

April 3, 2013

As darkness looms over Matador Square on April 1, performers fill the scene, wearing hoodies and sweats. The sound of rhythmic drumming complete the night. An estimated 50 members are preparing for the 28th annual Pilipino Cultural Night (PCN), an event free to the public that celebrates Filipino c...

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