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Finding time for fitness

View Finding Time for Fitness – Bike Path in a larger map Student-parents at CSUN, Not only do we have an entire list of things to accomplish each day, we must also include staying healthy and keeping fit.  This requires time and money, which we never seem to have enough of. The following are a […]

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Craft Corner

Students participate in creating wax hand molds at Union Program Council’s (UPC) spring craft corner outside the USU last Thursday. Photo Credit: Bodhi Severns / Staff Photographer

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Follow the food truck using social media

Food served out of the back of a truck isn’t new, but leave it to Los Angeles to make what would otherwise be called a “roach-coach” into something trendy. That said, there are a number of food trucks roaming the L.A. area that use Twitter to tell fan foodies where they are serving meals. If […]

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No time is better than now

Student-parents at CSUN, Reminiscing about the past and when I graduated from high school, I sometimes regret not making the decision to go straight to college.  Economically, times weren’t as tough as they are now but I still wouldn’t have been able to afford school and the responsibility of living on my own.  It’s hard […]

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The battles and journey to happiness

Student-parents at CSUN, Motivation to keep pressing on through the college journey can be hard to find.  Sometimes I feel as if my body has been filled with so much caffeine that I personally could keep a Starbucks in business.  But, I do see the end approaching and one of the most important things I […]

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A sick child: Go to class or stay home

Having a sick child is never easy for a parent. But what’s even harder is making the decision to miss school or stay home. Of course as parents we want to stay home and care for our sick child but in the back of our mind we think about the mounds of work we will […]

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Buying eco-friendly furniture

Environment Furniture is making one person’s scrap wood into another person’s chic furnishings. This L.A. based company has a mission to create furniture in a completely green process. They have showrooms in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Orange County, and Dublin and design everything from beds to bookcases. Most of the wood they use is […]

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Four apps your PC needed yesterday

Viruses and trojans, malware and bloatware. Let’s face it, the Internet is more dangerous and contagious than Van Wilder’s bedroom. Your computer, if it’s a PC, likely came with some trial-version of a mainstream anti-virus solution such as Norton Internet Security or McAfee Internet Security. Here’s the problem: those trials are going to expire and […]

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Its just one of those mornings

The kids are bickering and fighting one another, you’re running around frantically trying to find their shoes and the time is dwindling away. You’re pressed for time and the kids always seem to pick the wrong moment to be uncooperative with you. I know how it can be very frustrating especially if you know you’re […]

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‘Cash Money Koester’

A student-made poster of CSUN President Jolene Koester was taped to the outside of Eucalyptus Hall, Thursday afternoon.  The poster is an example of student and faculty resentment towards the ripple effect of the state’s budget crisis. Photo Credit: Christianna Triolo / Staff Photographer

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Looking Back Blog

Students from professor Linda Bowen’s J210 class are looking at archives of the Daily Sundial dating back one, five, 10, 25 and 50 years ago. They are writing reports on what was most newsworthy in the weeks of coverage. Studying our past is said to be the best way to learn about our future. Let’s […]

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Twenty-five years ago

Jessica Estrada Contributor Twenty-five years ago, an apartheid was taking place in South Africa. The white minority had all the power and restricted the rights of the black majority in South Africa. Students Against Apartheid Organization, a program at CSUN, was taking part in putting an end to the apartheid. The SAAO adopted a resolution […]