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Tattoo Tuesday: Only Tattoos with Meaning

Greg Triana pictured
Ashley Grant May 10, 2016

Greg Triana, 21, a kinesiology major with an emphasis in athletic training, believes that all his tattoos must hold a deeper meaning or there is no reason in getting them. Growing up, Triana never imagined...

Tattoo Tuesday: Beyond Simple Ink

Student pictured smiling at CSUN
Ashley Grant April 26, 2016

Dominic Johnson, a 22-year-old sociology major, created his second tattoo by combining his family’s heritage with various meaningful aspects of his life. At the age of 15, Johnson stepped into his...

Behind closed doors: Sex workers share their stories

A woman and man sit behind a desk
Ashley Grant April 20, 2016

Stigmas and stereotypes, associated with individuals in the sex work industry, were discussed at CSUN to offer students a better understanding of their career. The Women’s Research and Resource Center...

Tattoo Tuesday: Flowers Worth Waiting For

Woman stands in front of tree, smiling
Ashley Grant April 19, 2016

Carli LoCicero, a 25-year-old Art Institute of California, Los Angeles alumni recently was able to get her large flower tattoo after anxiously waiting on an appointment list for five months. On the...

Students vote during AS elections

Student looks over Ipad on table
Ashley Grant April 14, 2016

Students voted today in the different Associated Student Election booths set up around campus. In the second day of elections, members promote different outlets for students to vote which is online, in...

Tattoo Tuesday: Lion Ink

Davina McKenzie, 18, a business management major recently got her first tattoo of her zodiac sign on her upper right thigh. (Ashley Grant/The Sundial)
Ashley Grant April 12, 2016

Davina McKenzie, 18, a business management major, got her first tattoo just a couple of weeks ago to celebrate becoming an adult. “Way before I turned 18, I was ready to get a tattoo,” McKenzie...

Strike prep stalled as negotiations continue

Group rallies and carried picket signs
Ashley Grant April 7, 2016

The California State University system's statewide strike has been placed on hold while salary negotiations continue.On Wednesday, April 6, the California State University and California Faculty Association...

Tattoo Tuesday: Black Henna is Anything but temporary

Artist draws tree on girls entire back
Ashley Grant April 6, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration is now warning that the temporary tattoos referred to as “black henna” potentially contain toxic chemicals and ingredients that can leave a permanent mark on the skin. Grasping...

A.S. senate elections scheduled on possible CFA strike days

A.S. President Jorge Reyes and A.S. Vice President speak to senators about the CSU task force financial model proposal.
Ashley Grant March 31, 2016

Associated Students' stance on the California Faculty Association and California University administration negotiation and strike remains neutral. A.S. officials gave their view of the negotiation between...

Professional dominatrix, adult performer share journey as sex workers

Woman stands and tells story while other women listen in
Ashley Grant March 31, 2016

A panel of current and past female sex workers, along with a CSUN sociology professor, held a discussion about the issues surrounding sex work. Members of the Women’s Research and Resource Center...

Tattoo Tuesday: Bat Tatts and Ocean Scenes

Brittany Huerta shows off bat tattoo
Ashley Grant March 29, 2016

Brittany Huerta, 25, a CSUN graduate student working towards a Master's Degree in Geology captures her passion for landscape in a detailed tattoo above her right elbow. “I really like mountains and...

Women Still Standing Against the Odds

Painting of Barbara Jordan
Ashley Grant March 16, 2016

Throughout history, women have made exceptional contributions to their societies and have overcome many obstacles to get where they are today. In 1987, Congress declared the entire month of March as National...

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