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Pride Center hosts annual Generation Pride

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Celeste Vaca August 19, 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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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