The Sundial

Therapy can liberate your world

Agnes Constante

May 7, 2013

It’s no secret that individualism is a characteristic of American culture. People take pride in achieving goals and handling matters on their own. However, it is because of this mindset there is a negative stigma associated with going to counseling. Seeing a therapist doesn’t mean you’re damaged,...

Anonymity makes admitting secrets on CSUN Confessions Facebook appealing

Anonymity makes admitting secrets on CSUN Confessions Facebook appealing

Agnes Constante

May 6, 2013

Revealing secrets and shenanigans to an audience is not always easy to do. But with the help of Facebook and Survey Monkey, sharing all sorts of scandalous information can become addicting. In just a matter of about four and a half months, CSUN Confessions, a Facebook page allowing CSUN studen...

CSUN community completes the LA Marathon

CSUN community completes the LA Marathon

Agnes Constante

March 18, 2013

After seven years of training volunteers to run the LA Marathon, kinesiology professor Steven Loy said it would be his last time leading the group, but for many group members it was their first. Around 23,000 people participated in the 28th annual LA Marathon on Sunday, including  about 60 w...

Logic and the functionality of devices dominate perspective of mechanical engineering student

Logic and the functionality of devices dominate perspective of mechanical engineering student

Agnes Constante

March 11, 2013

  When Melissa Flores looks at bathroom stall doors, she doesn’t just see a door. “I see the bolts and hinges that hold the door in position and I think about all the x, y and z reaction forces that those parts need to exert in order for the door to stay stationary,” she said. At t...

Kinesiology professor challenges students to complete the LA Marathon

Kinesiology professor challenges students to complete the LA Marathon

Agnes Constante

February 4, 2013

While most people are still asleep as the sun creeps up over California’s skyline on weekends, the opposite is the case for runners training for the LA Marathon. By 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, about 60 people (mostly CSUN students, faculty and alumni) converge at Granary Square in Valencia in prep...

Senate urges science aid

Agnes Constante

December 9, 2012

 Associated Students senators approved Friday a resolution encouraging the chemistry and physics department to provide tutoring for lab courses and parallel progression in lecture and lab material for science courses. The move came during a special meeting called at the beginning of the semester’...

A.S. raises $500 for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Agnes Constante

November 30, 2012

The Associated Students (A.S.) will be donating $50,500 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. A total of $500 was raised during last week’s “50 in 3” donation drive, with $424 from tabling on campus and $76 through PayPal contributions. Sarah Garcia, senator for the C...

A.S. comments on CSU chancellor’s pay cut

A.S. comments on CSU chancellor’s pay cut

Agnes Constante

November 16, 2012

The Associated Students discussed the request of new CSU Chancellor Timothy White for a 10 percent salary reduction during its meeting on Friday at the Grand Salon. “It’s a fairly big deal,” said Vice President Christopher Woolett. “I think the message is at this point we shouldn’t be focusing...

A.S. looks to raise money for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

A.S. looks to raise money for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

Agnes Constante

November 11, 2012

The Associated Students (A.S.) passed two resolutions to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy and launch “The Media and Public Health Act Campaign” at its meeting Friday. The resolution to fundraise for Hurricane Sandy, authored by Sarah Garcia, senator for the College of Education, aims to raise ...

A.S. discusses freshmen camp and voting privileges

Agnes Constante

October 26, 2012

The Associated Students (A.S.) discussed implementing a freshmen camp to supplement new student orientation during its Friday meeting at the Grand Salon. The proposed location for the camp would be Castaic Lake, where CSUN has ties, said A.S. President Sydni Powell. The purpose of the camp is to...

A.S. allocated money, talked graduation caps

A.S. allocated money, talked graduation caps

Agnes Constante

October 12, 2012

The Associated Students approved the allocation of $4,950 for the Central American United Student Association for its 2012-13 budget from the assigned contingency at its Friday meeting at the Satellite Student Union. Malek Al-Marayati, science and mathematics senator said he supports the organization bu...

Outdoors Adventure offers free days at Castaic Lake

Agnes Constante

October 5, 2012

In the middle of the day on Friday, the heat in Santa Clarita is sweltering. The sun is almost directly overhead, and whether you’re wearing shoes or flip flops, the skin on your feet burns in the piercing, mid-day sun rays. But if you’re within several feet of Castaic Lake and with some out...

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