The Sundial

Tensions with North Korea cause some to fear of a future draft

president donald trump in black and white suit speaking at a podium

Brandon Ilano

October 15, 2017

The casual conversations by experts about the possibility of war sound more personal for men forced to register for a potential draft. Thus far it is only talk and speculation, and many say a draft would never work again, yet it is on the minds of many young men. “I would be frightened if a situation l...

EOP celebrates 48 years of existence in the CSU system

woman with blue blouse holding smaoll red and blue toy football

Brandon Ilano

September 30, 2017

The Educational Opportunity Programs celebrated EOP Month by hosting an event to commemorate 48 years as a program. Students and staff took part in trivia games, prize drawings and food fundraisers. The celebration took place on the Bayramian Hall Lawn where students and faculty were invited to play...

Matador threads: Stories behind Matadors’ attire

girl pictured wearing a grey, knitted dress with a denim jacket and orange sandals

Brandon Ilano

September 23, 2017

The end of summer means the end of scorching heat waves and the start of cooler weather. The arrival of a new season means the arrival of new trends. Some of the trending threads at CSUN this fall are Cardigan sweaters, bomber jackets, ruffle shirts, flannels and denim jackets. From cold shoulders to...

Imperfect Produce strives to stop food waste on campus

Cabbage pictured in the center of other vegetables with eyes glued on and a hat that says imperfect produce

Brandon Ilano

September 18, 2017

Ugly fruits and vegetables almost never make it to the produce stands as they are seen as imperfect despite having no other flaws. They taste and smell the same as “regular” fruit and vegetables, but have some visual abnormalities.After watching unusual looking fruits and vegetables be thrown...

‘Blending’ the veteran community

Exterior of veteran's resource center pictured with red awnings and plenty of chairs

Brandon Ilano

September 12, 2017

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC), located in the University Student Union, serves to help CSUN students as they transition from the military to school. The VRC aims to facilitate that transition by hosting an event called The Blend. The Blend provides students, both veterans and non-veterans, with ligh...

Students tweet their reactions to DACA phase-out

Donald Trump speaks at the podium

Brandon Ilano

September 9, 2017

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Institute for Sustainability brings new and existing resources to light

men wearing yellow reflective vests and hard hats

Brandon Ilano

September 7, 2017

As the anticipated Associated Students Sustainability Center nears the end of its construction, students can learn more about being sustainable and more about the Institute for Sustainability on campus. The new center, which will be located north of the University Student Union’s Plaza del Sol, ...

Matador Threads: Stories behind Matadors’ attire

woman pictured wearing an all white dress

Brandon Ilano

August 29, 2017

There are many trends in the fashion and entertainment industry. Some of the trending threads at CSUN are floral dresses and shirts, music shirts, graphic tees and cutoff shoulders. From high waisted jeans and cut-out leggings to white polo shirts and superhero shirts, some trends last longer than others,...

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