The Sundial

Put your food budget on a diet

Michelle Reuter

March 21, 2013

If only we didn't have to eat every day! Think of the money we could save if dinner was only required twice a week. Alas, starving students must eat every day. The price of grabbing a bite on the go can sneak up on us though. A burger and fries before class followed by that much-needed latte and maybe...

Lower hopes for higher learning

Lower hopes for higher learning

Michelle Reuter

March 11, 2013

Oh, the myth of the four-year college degree. While many anecdotes about education prices going up permeate our campus life, a new study shows that the feeling holds some weight in reality. On average, about half of undergrad students in the U.S. manage to earn a degree in six years. Consequently, the four-y...

Primary results show Garcetti and Greuel facing one another to be LA Mayor

Michelle Reuter

March 7, 2013

Election results for the March 5 primaries are in with Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel facing off to be LA Mayor for the run-off election on May 21, and the defeat of a sales tax increase. Wendy Greuel finished the night with 29.2 percent of the votes, while Eric Garcetti took the lead with 32.9 perce...

CNBC’s Sue Herera talks about her 28 year experience in the business news world

CNBC’s Sue Herera talks about her 28 year experience in the business news world

Michelle Reuter

March 1, 2013

  Sue Herera, CSUN aluma and co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch," talked about her views on the financial world and notable moments in her career Thursday night at the Valley Performing Arts Center. The 28-year veteran of business news graduated from CSUN with a journalism degree in 1981....

Award-winning violinist and pianist come to VPAC

Michelle Reuter

February 27, 2013

World renowned violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and Grammy-Award-winning pianist Lambert Orkis will bring their musical talents to the Valley Performing Arts Center March 6 at 8 p.m. The two accomplished classical artists have been working together since 1988. Mutter has performed in major concert halls ar...

Petitioners, this is not your turf!

Michelle Reuter

February 26, 2013

On the way from Sierra Center to the bookstore complex last week, I was greeted with an unfortunately familiar sight. An outside organization had claimed a table at the edge of the garden near the bookstore walkway. Three men descended on passing students asking for donations to support their cause. I...

New anti-discrimination order goes into effect for all CSUN clubs

New anti-discrimination order goes into effect for all CSUN clubs

Michelle Reuter

February 25, 2013

Last fall, a small but significant change went into effect concerning how student clubs in the CSU function. Executive order 1068, known as the "all-comers policy," is an addition to a provision from Jan. 30, 2006 that made the university's inclusion policies official for all clubs. The original rule...

Young feminist shares her take on politics and other media

Young feminist shares her take on politics and other media

Michelle Reuter

February 25, 2013

When people find out Skylar Grogan, 21, is a feminist, they often make assumptions about her and how she sees the world. “Feminist” is a label that comes with all sorts of baggage and preconceived notions. But how does this CSUN women’s studies major really see herself and the world aro...

Pan African Studies presents lecture from 1960s civil rights movement protestor

Michelle Reuter

February 20, 2013

The Department of Pan African Studies is inviting students to learn more about the civil rights movement of the 1960s from a professor who participated in protests.Professor Paul Von Blum, a senior lecturer in Afro-American and communication studies at UCLA will present "The Civil Rights Movement: Per...

Students join the national climate crisis rally

Students join the national climate crisis rally

Michelle Reuter

February 18, 2013

CSUN students joined hundreds of protesters in front of Los Angeles City Hall, and thousands across the nation on Sunday, calling for President Barack Obama's attention on climate change. The rally, "Solve the Climate Crisis! Take a Stand Mr. President," was held in conjunction with a larger ...

‘Romeo & Juliet’ will break your heart

Michelle Reuter

February 16, 2013

The CSUN theatre department's latest production of "Romeo & Juliet," directed by Shad Willingham, has sold out for its entire run, and for good reason. Their energetic staging of the classic love story breathes fresh life into the tragic tale. When the audience first enters the 124 seat Experimental...

Pride Center welcomes students for Coffee Nights

Michelle Reuter

February 8, 2013

The atmosphere was lively and inviting at the Pride Center's LGBTQ Coffee Night gathering, which is a weekly event that gives students a chance to relax, socialize and meet new people."It's a good time for people to connect in an informal setting," said Sarina Loeb Pride Center coordinator. Loeb explai...

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