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CSUN hosts block party to honor veterans

CSUN student takes a selfie with a veteran

Glory Rose Cruz

November 11, 2016

The “We Love Our Veterans Week” on campus wrapped up with the Veterans Resource Center block party celebration at the Plaza del Sol. To honor the service of Veterans, CSUN students and veterans celebrated together with free food, music, and activities Thursday afternoon. Freshman Emily Gonzalez...

Greeks compete for Mr. CSUN title at fraternity pageant

Greeks compete for Mr. CSUN title at fraternity pageant

Michelle Dominguez

November 4, 2013

Fraternity brothers competed for the chance to be named Mr. CSUN at the Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII) annual charity event in Plaza del Sol Performance Hall Friday. Similar to pageants such as Miss Universe or Miss USA, the week-long event helped raise money for the Juvenile Arthritis Research Foundation. Three judges sat alongside the stage, armed with a pen and paper. T...

Spoken word artist took home the grand prize at CSUN’S Student Showcase

Spoken word artist took home the grand prize at CSUN’S Student Showcase

Clarissa Perkins

October 31, 2013

Comedian Chris Spencer hosted CSUN’s 12th annual Student Showcase as poets, steppers, and musicians graced the stage and wowed the audience on Wednesday night in the USU Plaza del Sol Performance Hall. Michael Roberts, 20, a junior studying psychology came to support CSUN Hip Hop and was pleasa...

CSUN welcomes “Hamlet” at the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall

Michelle Dominguez

October 3, 2013

CSUN is about to get a taste of Shakespearean tragedy as the Acting Company performs “Hamlet” at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall. Founded in 1972, the New York company is America’s leading nationally touring repertory theater. Having performed over 138 productions across the nation the co...

CSUN event tickets now sold on Ticketmaster, A.S. awards member of the month

CSUN event tickets now sold on Ticketmaster,  A.S. awards member of the month

Elizabeth Ohanian

September 30, 2013

Associated Students (A.S.) learned that the CSUN community can now purchase tickets to events on campus through Ticketmaster. A.S. General Manager David Crandall announced on Monday that CSUN President Dianne Harrison approved the proposal and that Ticketmaster is now up and running with CSUN e...

CSUN holds 16th annual Carnaval

Jorge Neri

April 16, 2013

The 16th annual CSUN Carnaval gives students the opportunity to go on a free international tour and experience different cultures. As one of the most diverse campuses in the CSU system, CSUN has eight different ethnic studies programs, and each will be represented at Carnaval. The University Student Union will le...

Ballet Folklorico brings a night of music and dance

Geraldine Marquez

April 27, 2010

Ballet Folklorico, a popular Mexican folk dance, is no stranger to the CSUN campus. There have been past events where this popular Mexican dance has come to CSUN students. At 8:00 pm on Friday, April 30th, there will be an event featuring the “Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli de Veracruz” at the Plaza del Sol...

Dance lessons from Harlem ballet

Anna Osipova

January 25, 2010

Dance Theater of Harlem, as part of their national Access Initiative Tour, will be coming to CSUN Feb. 2 for what they call an Interactive Performance, or a demonstration. The demonstration will consist of an instructor, or a dance captain, who will interact with the audience, said Kathy Anthony, the ...

Cashore Marionettes create life with a pull of a string

Michelle Nelson

October 22, 2009

Backstage, Old Mike hangs lifeless from a string. His leathery face – furrowed with wrinkles of a hard life – stares straight ahead, as he waits for his cue. Once the light hits the dark stage, Old Mike shows a glimpse into his life – digging through trash cans, begging for money, and sle...

Debbie Reynolds Captivates Northridge Audience

Aubrey Canfield

October 4, 2009

The infamous Debbie Reynolds performed her Las Vegas show at the Plaza Del Sol on Saturday, October 3. Her variety act of song, impressions and stand up comedy was a thrill for the Northridge patrons. Ms. Reynolds, now 77 years young, still has the spunk and enthusiasm of a twenty year old. Her s...

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