The Sundial

CSUN students competing in National Model African Union Competition

Brian De Los Santos

February 22, 2011

A group of determined CSUN students are preparing to travel to the nation’s capital to spark change in Africa and delegate in a Model African Union. Seven students from Pan-African studies 466B will be part of a Model African Union and present resolutions for the People’s Republic of Congo...

CSUN police seeks dorm burglar

Brian De Los Santos

February 21, 2011

CSUN police services are searching for the suspect who broke into and burglarized two dormitories Thursday night at University Park Apartment complex. The suspect broke into first-floor apartments of buildings four and 14. He broke the bedroom windows, entered the rooms and stole laptop computers and other electronics. Police offi...

Crime isn’t the thrust, it’s trust

Brian De Los Santos

February 8, 2011

In an effort to gain crime reports and witness testimonies, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck announced through a series of public service announcements that LAPD officers would stand by Special Order 40, a policy that forbids officers to stop people exclusively based on their immigration...

CSUN’s smoking policies not enforced

Brian De Los Santos

February 6, 2011

The CSUN campus has implemented smoking policies that promote a non-smoking lifestyle, yet they are not quick to enforce them. The school falls under California law which states that no smoking is permitted within buildings, state-owned vehicles, and outdoor smoking is only allowed 20 feet away from buildings. The university’s smoking policy incorporate...

VPAC’s architectural features are eco-friendly

Brian De Los Santos

February 2, 2011

The Valley Performing Arts Center, a $125 million state-of-the-art facility, may demand lower operating costs than other facilities of its size due to its green technology and building features. “We always planned for it to be eco-friendly,” said Robert Bucker, dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and...

CSUN’s student recreation center to open Spring 2012

Brian De Los Santos

January 26, 2011

Despite heavy winter rains, the new Student Recreation Center is still set to open in Spring 2012. “We’re on time,” said Bryanne Knight, the Recreation Center’s project coordinator. Construction of the complex is on pace to be finished in December 2011. Students, staff, and faculty will be able to step foot inside the new facility in Spring 2012, she adde...

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