The Sundial

Free Health and Wellbeing Fair to be hosted at CSUN for students and community

Amber Green

April 28, 2010

The newly founded Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing will sponsor its first health fair on campus, May 1. Dr. Louis Rubino, the director for the institute said the Health and Wellbeing Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the north side of the campus in parking lots E6 and D6. For...

Dating as a single parent

Amber Green

April 27, 2010

Hitting the dating scene as a single parent is challenging. We have to be selective when choosing that significant other not only for ourselves but for our children as well. There are so many elements we fear as a single parent, when it comes to dating. The initial fear, is like the gut feeling one...

Highland Hall Waldorf School to host fun-filled event April 24 in celebration of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary, bed and breakfast grand prize to be raffled off

Amber Green

April 21, 2010

Many people will be joining to celebrate Earth Day’s 40th Anniversary to promote creating a more eco-friendly environment for our Earth. Whole Children, Whole Planet (WCWP) has partnered with Highland Hall Waldorf School in Northridge to host a fun-filled expo for the community. The expo will take...

Tips for a successful interview

Amber Green

April 12, 2010

In today’s economy, getting a job is like pulling teeth. It’s a sweat buster trying to get one.  The first phase of the excruciating process is the interview. It is the most important part of landing a job. Doing great on an interview determines if we will continue to stay unemployed or if ...

Mommy, where’s my daddy?

Amber Green

April 12, 2010

Each car ride we notice a milestone our children reach. We see how much their speech has improved, how observant they’ve become and how much their personalities have evolved in such a short span of time. Three-year-old's reach that point where they have to ask a million questions and the main one is, ...

It’s a crime, not art: Police department starts graffiti abatement program

Amber Green

April 2, 2010

Graffiti, it’s everywhere.On freeway bridges, bus stops and now even on campus. Chief of Police, Anne Glavin, said she has had enough and she plans to raise awareness about this crime on campus. Public Information Officer, Christina Villalobos and Police Captain, Scott VanScoy, have sat down with Glavin to put together a campaign that will raise a level of awareness of gr...

Students hold a toiletry drive to donate items to troops

Amber Green

March 28, 2010

In 2005, Jaime Castillo, now 27, was in Iraq. Castillo was stationed there for 18 months. The biology major said he recalls being stressed and feeling better when he received a package from a stranger. “It’s really a nice thing to get,” Castillo said. “When I got the package it was somethin...

K-I-S-S to keep it hot and heavy

Amber Green

March 24, 2010

A relationship is like a scented candle. When we first buy it, it’s whole and new. That first lit flame and smell, reminds us why we picked that one. But as we get to the middle of the candle, the smell starts to fade away, just as relationships tend to do. We often forget that if we keep igniting the wi...

Winter trends to keep this Spring

Amber Green

March 23, 2010

Don’t vacuum seal those winter clothes just yet. They can easily top this year’s hottest spring trends. The dos and don’ts of what to wear for certain seasons have changed over time. Buying a whole new wardrobe for each season isn’t economically smart nowadays. Ladies and gentlemen it’s OK to rock winter outfi...

Writing a prescription for success

Amber Green

March 17, 2010

The frequent sound of pages being torn from doctors’ prescription pads and the growing lines in pharmacies is the reason why Tashawnna White, 19, is planning to change her major to pre-med. Handing a patient a four-by-six piece of paper with scribbled handwriting is not always the answer, White said.  Instead, finding the cause o...

Know when to leave a bad relationship

Amber Green

March 10, 2010

There are a number of reasons why people stay in bad relationships. There may be kids involved, the fear of being alone, financial security, or for some, sex could be the reason too. People sometimes choose to say in a bad relationship because of pure bedroom chemistry.  It’s sad to say, but it does. We...

A sick child: Go to class or stay home

Amber Green

March 9, 2010

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 be missing from our classes.  I know...

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