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We want to know: Parking citation survey

We want to know: Parking citation survey

Brooke Holland

April 28, 2016

A lawsuit was placed by The State University Police Association on behalf of three CSUN officers, alleging they were disciplined for not meeting parking ticket quotas.  The California State University board of Trustees and CSUN Police Department are defendants in the case. The Sundial is conduct...

Music artists react on Twitter to pop legend Prince’s death

Music artists react on Twitter to pop legend Prince’s death

Brooke Holland

April 21, 2016

Prince, an American superstar, actor and pioneer in pop music for over three decades died today at age 57. During his career, he sold more than 100 million records, won an Oscar, earned 30 Grammy Award nominations and won seven. The "Purple Rain" singer's publicist confirmed in a statement Thursday...

Top 8 performances at CRSSD Fest 2016

Top 8 performances at CRSSD Fest 2016

Brooke Holland

March 8, 2016

Located in the heart of San Diego, CRSSD Fest 2016 was a weekend in paradise for music junkies. The two-day concert was backdropped by a near-paradisiac setting of a 12-acre oceanview bay and city skyline. Serious talent, along with some rain on day one, turned the city upside down. Here are a few fa...

Captured: Dillon Francis

Captured: Dillon Francis

Brooke Holland

December 19, 2015

American DJ Dillon Francis performed a three-night concert series at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles on Dec. 18, 2015. The 28-year-old played fan favorites "Get Low," featuring DJ Snake, and collaborations with Skrillex, Disclosure and Norwegian DJ Kygo. He also premiered a new song w...

Captured: Passion Pit

Captured: Passion Pit

Brooke Holland

October 29, 2015

Passion Pit helped pioneer the synth-pop "indietronica" band movement, and their performance at the Wiltern on Oct. 28 showed why they were still rulers of the trademark sound. The music they create is high energy with catchy pop hooks – even when the falsetto vocals of frontman Michael Angelakos ...

Sundial Special 5: The education benefits of learning a second language

Sundial Special 5: The education benefits of learning a second language

Brooke Holland

July 2, 2015

The last part of the podcast series talks about the relationship between education and bilingual students. Contributors Christina Barras and Pete Camarillo discuss with Thomas Ward, associate professor of urban studies and planning, about how education in the United States is focused on monolingual compared...

The YOUniversity Project

The YOUniversity Project

Brooke Holland

June 23, 2015

The YOUniversity Project is a number of multi-part reports and special series produced by The Sundial. It will look into what makes the CSUN student and the factors that go into creating the college experience. The series will continue to develop over the summer.   CSUN students say goodbye to the fictional college senior year. Students said there are plenty of ways t...

Students on alert after shots fired

Students on alert after shots fired

Brooke Holland

March 5, 2015

CSUN students had mixed reactions to the news of a shots-fired incident near University housing. “All the phones went off in my class. I don’t know what to think about it, if people were shot or injured," Jackson Higgins, 19, civil engineering major said. "My dad called me right after this email.” Vincent...

Provost talks plans past anticipated resignation

Provost talks plans past anticipated resignation

Brooke Holland

January 28, 2015

  For the past 11 years Harry Hellenbrand has lead various academic resources, faculty, institutional research, student services and administrators report to the provost. Now that he is stepping down CSUN will have to find someone to accomplish as much as he has. “While we like to t...

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