The Sundial

Its just one of those mornings

Amber Green

February 28, 2010

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...

Being a single “supermom” and learning how to balance it all

Amber Green

February 23, 2010

The job of a single mother is the hardest job in the world. A single mother, who works full time, attends college full time and holds the job of being both mother and father to their children, should be nominated for a Supermom award. Being a single “supermom” has its rewards but that title can...

CSU launches initiative to increase grad rates

Amber Green

February 21, 2010

California State University (CSU) has introduced a graduation initiative that will help increase graduation rates amongst the 23 campuses by eight percent by 2016. Erik Fallis, the media relation’s specialist for the CSU system said the CSU has taken the  step of setting targets for addressing...

Capturing every moment

Amber Green

February 16, 2010

The first time Nigel Jones fell in love with photography was when he was 15 years old. Jones developed a passion for film from a girl he dated, since then film has become his number one passion. Jones, a freshman film major once had dreams of becoming a professional basketball player but knew he w...

How To: Point out a friend’s flaws without destroying the friendship

Amber Green

February 15, 2010

It’s not easy telling someone their breath stinks, especially if it’s a close friend. We all have that one friend or many that have a flaw that drives us crazy and the hardest part is breaking the news to them without hurting their feelings. We think of a friend as someone who we can be ourselves with and not have to worry about being judged. ...

Theater as therapy

Amber Green

February 15, 2010

Growing up hearing impaired didn’t create too many problems for 19-year-old English major, Joe McCormack. For the first six years of his life, McCormack was hearing impaired. He said theater became a way of therapy to help with his speech. “Until they got my tonsils out, I couldn’t hear properly and when I spoke it was basically how a deaf person wou...

A.S. Environmental screening Oscar nominated film “Food Inc.” for free

Amber Green

February 9, 2010

The Associated Students Environmental Affairs Committee will be screening the first film in the Eco-film series. "Food Inc." on Feb. 9 in the Armer Theater in the Manzanita Hall. The film will start at 12:30 and no food or drinks will be allowed in the theater. "The film is an Oscar-nominated film...

Relationships Happen: Just give it up already, really

Amber Green

January 27, 2010

OK ladies, it's been a week and he still hasn’t called. Our gut feeling is telling us to call him again and see if he returns our phone call, but then again we don’t want to come off as a "bug-a-boo." The lyrics of Destiny’s Child rings  throughout the air, “I wanna put your number on the...

Students to compete in superbowl xbox tournament for a $25 gift certificate to Game Stop

Amber Green

January 26, 2010

Students will compete in the first Super Bowl Xbox 360 Madden tournament hosted by the University Student Union (USU). The event will take place in the Games Room located below the Fitness Center on Thursday, January 28 at 6 p.m. “Students have the option of coming as teams of two or if ...

A parent’s worst nightmare: child abuse during daycare

Amber Green

January 26, 2010

Parents have many fears when it comes to their children. But the worst nightmare a parent can have is finding out that his or her child is being abused while in the care of someone else. Most college parents have to rely on someone to care for their children while in class, whether it’s at a daycare...

One in 33,000: Faith brings couple closer together

Amber Green

January 20, 2010

A boy sees a girl on the playground at school and immediately says that will be the girl he marries. The boy is only 12 years old.  Kids this young usually don’t know who they will marry, let alone spend nearly a decade with. One lucky girl heard those sweet words. Jessica Zamora, a 20-year-old j...

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