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Haunted Hayride’s skyrocketing expansion

Haunted Hayride’s skyrocketing expansion

Edemy Rodriguez

October 26, 2015

On its sixth year in business during the month of October, the L.A. Haunted Hayride has had a huge success since it started in 2009. Since then it has expanded with the help of a business investor, Mark Cuban, in 2013 from the popular TV show Shark Tank on ABC. In a season five episode of Shark Tank, M...

Captured: Thundercat

Captured: Thundercat

Vincent Nguyen

October 13, 2015

It's been a big year for multi-genre artist Thundercat. After releasing his EP, "Beyond Where the Giants Roam," performing on NPR and being featured on multiple tracks off of Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly," Thundercat performed before a huge crowd in his final show at the Regent in downtown L.A....

March for Justice held across the world for Armenian Genocide commemoration

Saffana Hijaz

April 24, 2015

On the morning of March 24, thousands of people marched the streets of LA to bring awareness on the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The #ArmenianGenocide and #MarchforJustice appeared in over thousands of tweets from around the world to commemorate the massacre of millions. Sever...

Artists transform light on water into money for water filtration stations

Artists transform light on water into money for water filtration stations

Marissa Nall

February 1, 2015

In the austere front room of Flood Magazine a bright display of surfboards represented a collaboration between photographer Rob Machado and artist Sage Vaughn aimed at reducing the use of plastic water bottles in schools. On the opposite wall, prints of photographs taken on Machado’s travels were painted with Vaughn’s...

Steve Nash’s injury, more bad news for Laker fans: Column

Steve Nash’s injury, more bad news for Laker fans: Column

Andrew Lim

October 24, 2014

  The Lakers’ season continues to be on a downward spiral. Steve Nash is out for the season due to nerve damage in his back. After an off-season mediocre at best, the Lakers organization gets another blow. The Lakers first whiffed on Lebron James, whiffed on Carmelo Anthony and...

Promise zones don’t seem to be much of a promise

Promise zones don’t seem to be much of a promise

Calvin Ratana

April 30, 2014

Remember back in February when President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address that he would find a solution to the problem of poverty and homelessness in America? Well, Obama’s answer is the Promise Zone program. But what exactly is the Promise Zone program? The US Department of...

For the non-LA natives, stay local for spring break

For the non-LA natives, stay local for spring break

Oscar Vega

April 3, 2014

Spring break in Los Angeles doesn’t sound as fun as spring break in Cancun, Miami, or Fort Lauderdale, but it sure can be. The City of Angels is a cultural hot spot, with locations that are great to see and go to. What’s even better is that a lot of these places are either low on price, free, and easy t...

Oil companies: Stop fracking LA up

Oil companies: Stop fracking LA up

Steven Maiken

March 6, 2014

Thankfully, the LA City Council voted unanimously Friday to advance a motion to zone fracking for fossil fuels outside the city of Los Angeles, essentially establishing a moratorium. Until the practice complies with state environmental laws and provisions in the Federal Clean Water, Air, and Safe Dri...

Your guide to museums around Los Angeles

Your guide to museums around Los Angeles

Himerria Wortham

February 1, 2014

Museums may still have a bad rap for many college students who remember the days their parents dragged them to that “boring place” with “old things.” Luckily, we are all adults now and have the capability of appreciating a quiet place to learn without the pressure of a test. Whether alone or...

Los Angeles plastic bag ban hits small CSUN stores July 1

Los Angeles plastic bag ban hits small CSUN stores July 1

Steven Maiken

January 23, 2014

For now, CSUN has avoided the recent single-use plastic bag ban which went into effect on Jan. 1 in Los Angeles, which affects large grocery, pharmacy, retail and convenience stores that have $2 million or more in yearly sales. Small retail, grocery, and convenience stores under the $2 million rev...

Garcetti leads in final stretch of mayoral race

Megan Diskin

May 10, 2013

The 2013 mayoral race has been overwhelmed with controversy, and Angelenos will elect either Eric Garcetti or Wendy Greuel as the next mayor of Los Angeles on May 21. A recent straw poll conducted by the Los Angeles Times and USC shows Garcetti has taken a ten point lead over Greuel. The mayoral run...

CSUN group runs the LA Marathon

CSUN group runs the LA Marathon

Christina Bennett

March 18, 2013

[View the story "2013 L. A. Marathon" on Storify]2013 L. A. MarathonExploring all the angles, social media tells the story of this year's sold out LA Marathon through the perspective of racers, volunteers, celebrities and spectators. Storified by Daily Sundial· Mon, Mar 18 2013 23:36:27CSUN g...

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