The Sundial

Mock museum show in favor of Aztecs

Alondra Hernandez

May 23, 2007

Originally Published February 14, 2007 Imagine Columbus being arrested by the Aztecs and charged with "lack of appropriate feather ornamentation and unlawful use of body hair," or a cult called Christianity where its followers sacrificed their God to eat his flesh and drink his blood in a weekly ritu...

Undocumented Asians rarely considered in immigration issues

Alondra Hernandez

May 8, 2007

The struggle for immigration reform is not one that is exclusive to immigrants from Latin American countries. This hot-button issue also affects immigrants from Asian countries. And while some people would never think to consider Asians as being undocumented or illegal, many still strive to have thei...

Provocative posters present political punch lines

Alondra Hernandez

March 20, 2007

Americans are so used to seeing thousands of advertisements on a daily basis that it is impossible not to recognize what a Nike swoosh looks like or to know what product is being advertised with a poster using a black silhouette on a bright background. "Subvertisements: Using Ads and Logos for Prote...

Ambitious, diverse art exhibit of feminist revolutionaries

Alondra Hernandez

March 6, 2007

The first feminist movement marked a time in history when women were fighting for their right to vote and to equal pay, among other things. During this time, women were also struggling to be accepted within the art scene. The feminist art movement paralleled the struggle of feminism. Women wanted to...

Speak Your Mind series kicks off its spring semester

Alondra Hernandez

February 28, 2007

Behind the debate on immigration lies the threat felt by Americans of having strangers within the essence of what is supposed to be the U.S. identity said Pulitzer Prize winning journalist H?ctor Tobar during a panel discussion on immigration, on Tuesday. Small rural towns dominated by Americans are suppo...

California Refund Value increase designed to encourage recycling

Alondra Hernandez

February 21, 2007

As an incentive to get more Californians to recycle, the California Refund Value was increased as of Jan. 1 of this year, but will not go into effect until July 1. Consumers currently pay a CRV of 4 cents for beverage containers under 24 oz., such as soda cans and bottled water, and 8 cents for conta...

CSUN leading the way in alternative energy

Alondra Hernandez

February 21, 2007

When the Physical Plant Management staff broke ground for the construction of CSUN's fuel cell power plant in April 2006, the team only had eight months to complete the entire process. This included digging up a 5.5 ft. hole, re-compacting 95 percent of the dirt excavated from that hole, running a ne...

Students choose credit cards over loans

Alondra Hernandez

February 20, 2007

Amid soaring student tuition and stagnant federal grant disbersal, students are always looking for alternative means of revenue in order for them to help meet their financial needs. A widely circulated newspaper recently reported Latino students are more likely to decline college loans as part of a...

Mock museum show in favor of Aztecs

Alondra Hernandez

February 14, 2007

Imagine Columbus being arrested by the Aztecs and charged with "lack of appropriate feather ornamentation and unlawful use of body hair," or a cult called Christianity where its followers sacrificed their God to eat his flesh and drink his blood in a weekly ritual called communion or the construction of...

Project P.E.D. will continue

Alondra Hernandez

February 1, 2007

The department of Public Safety at CSUN is working to improve parking and traffic on campus during the semester's opening week and will also continue to enforce Project P.E.D. throughout the semester. The project is a pedestrian safety campaign that began last December and stands for Pedestrian Safety En...

Bergamot Station exhibits Tijuana art

Alondra Hernandez

January 31, 2007

Californian college students perhaps best know Tijuana for its nightlife, as a place where people head for a day and enjoy the club scene on the other side of the border. Visitors are familiar with Avenida Revoluci?n, the cheap beer or the characteristic stripe-painted donkeys standing at every street co...

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