The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

‘Prom Night’ lacks convincing acting, falls into typical plot

Betsy Garcia May 6, 2008
The most anticipated high school event is prom -the night many social dreams are expected to be fulfilled with friends you have made throughout high school. Prom is also every high school student's final realization that high school is over and that things will never be the same again.

Could women be forgotten in history?

Betsy Garcia April 29, 2008
In the history of earth and human creation, we have all been taught that Eve was created after Adam. Women were second to be created. Does that mean that women should always come second to men in all aspects of life? Think back to the history books, did you really ever read about important women in history? Women are important in this world no matter what they have to offer.

New program lets film students work on Hollywood sets

Betsy Garcia April 24, 2008
A new extras program will offer students the chance to work with film and television production staff on projects in order to gain industry knowledge. "Working on movies is fun, especially students in the aspect of media, journalism and theater. They can watch how real crews interact, real protocols and meet valuable contacts," said Cinema and Television Arts Professor Nate Thomas.

Open minded people will enjoy unique ‘Personality Crisis’

Betsy Garcia April 22, 2008
Personality Crisis" is a dark comedy about celebrity identity mixed with rock and metal music, inspired by the recent literary hoaxes of "JT LeRoy" and "Nasdijj." The "sinful" and "dirty" writing of Trixie's autobiographical fiction, which concentrates on the transgendered hustler BJ McCool, becomes the ticket to fame not only for the author, and the rock band, but also to an unexpected new celebrity.

The budget cut’s impact on CSUN

Betsy Garcia April 2, 2008
If political heads like Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger take away our financial aid, cut course sections, increase fees and deny access to new students, not only will it delay our graduation, but at the same time it will hurt California's economy even further.

Provost creates first fellowship

Betsy Garcia March 28, 2008
A new fellowship program will help eight professors from each college gain funding for research projects for the next academic year. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Harry Hellenbrand announced the creation of the Research Fellows Program, which will pay for part of fellows' research from 2008 to 2009.

EPC tackles confusion about GE classes

Betsy Garcia March 26, 2008
The Educational Policies Committee discussed Wednesday switching the General Education sections in Plan R that are causing confusion among students and advisers. Plan R is the new general education plan implemented by the campus three years ago. The problem with the program became apparent when some graduating seniors this semester had missing requirements in the sections that they thought they had already fulfilled.

The media may have taken away Clinton’s chances

Betsy Garcia March 7, 2008
For the past few months, Americans have been watching the televised presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama. We have seen how dramatically their demand has changed since the beginning of this campaign. When the fight first began, people thought for certain that in the end Clinton would be facing off the Republican nominee, but fast-forward to today and you hear people giving Clinton no hope of winning the duel between Obama and herself.

Is a vagina “obscene”?

Betsy Garcia February 26, 2008
As a woman who believes Vagina Day is an awareness action to fight violence, I completely disagree with what went on this past week where the word 'vagina' became a huge topic among students at Grover Cleveland High School and was censored by Principal Bob Marks.

Nordhoff parking signs cause confusion

Betsy Garcia February 22, 2008
Many students who have parked on Nordhoff Street between Darby and Etiwanda Avenue have found that the vagueness of the parking signs plays a part in why they were ticketed. The street across from the university has three signs posted, one at the beginning of the block that reads, "No Stopping from 7 a.

Recent graduates leave university unprepared

Betsy Garcia February 19, 2008
It is an amazing feeling when students are finally done with school, they get ready to graduate and start off on their journey to the real world in search of that job they have always dreamt of obtaining right after they finish all those hard working years of college.

Shaky ‘Cloverfield’ might not be worth your time

Betsy Garcia January 29, 2008
Cloverfield," the science-fiction and fantasy film directed by Matt Reeves, takes place in New York on the eve of Rob's (Michael Stahl-David) going away party for his departure to Japan. This party is where Rob seeks an opportunity to tie loose ends with his love interest.
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