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Millennial’s political capital

Students pictured registering to vote


September 7, 2016

Millennials, ages 18 to 29, made up a powerful 21 percent of eligible voters in the 2012 presidential elections. Only half, however, voted and just 13 percent voted in non-presidential (midterm) elections.Harvard's Institute of Politics’ 2013 study sites a broken system, lack of representation ...

CSUN Leads CSU Systems in Diversity

Students play foosball


August 4, 2016

Over the past few years, the amount of diversity across California State University campuses has increased significantly regardless of being located in predominantly white communities. Northridge, in particular is one of the most diverse of all 23 CSU campuses yet 56 percent of the surrounding community...

Money matters – Master’s degrees don’t always add up

CSUN graduation shown on Oviatt Lawn


July 7, 2016

If students are pursuing a degree in psychology, data shows a graduate degree can increase their annual salaries by 72 percent. Students who graduate with an MBA will see an average increase of 45 percent. Compare this to art graduate students who may see a salary 26 percent lower than their bachelor...

Students unaware of AS elections, some will not vote

Students sit and vote on ipads


April 13, 2016

Students are headed to the polls tomorrow to vote in the A.S. Spring 2016 elections, although some are unaware of the elections. Associated Students elections are being held today and tomorrow; although, a lot of students are unaware. An Associated Students' member, who wished to remain...

CSUN On Point 03/15/16 (HD) Perez and Elliott


March 28, 2016

CSUN's University Student Union opened the Oasis Wellness Center in 2015 as a place for all CSUN students to rest and relax. Part of the Center are CSUN's only gender-inclusive restrooms, welcome to all, and designed to ease the hostility or discrimination Trans and Gender non-conforming people ca...

‘I am pregnant’: the journey of choosing to let go

Female fills out form while friends sit along side


March 17, 2016

First, there’s a panic. Is this real? What does this mean for me? After the initial shock wears off and the decision has been made, one of the first places that came to mind to call was Planned Parenthood. I did a quick Google search and a phone number was returned to me which I used in short ...

Matador errors cause final inning loss to Grand Canyon

CSUN was clipped by the Oregon State University Beavers, after the two teams' pitching staffs traded strong performances. (File Photo/The Sundial)


March 11, 2016

CSUN lost in the last inning in their first of two games Friday, kicking off play as they host the Matador Classic In the first of two games for the Matadors (12-10) Friday, they faced off against the Grand Canyon University Antelopes (18-7). Defensive miscues and a late inning Antelope surge p...

Greeks at CSUN are misjudged

From Clockwise: Fraternity Gamma Zeta Alpha, and sororities Delta Zeta and Sigma Alpha Zeta were amongst the many Greek houses tabling at the Meet the Clubs event. Photo Illustration: Raul Martinez


February 8, 2016

We the Greek community, are not bad people, we are simply misjudged. CSUN’s efforts to prevent hazing have been nothing short of exceptional in order to ensure the quality of the Greek community on campus. The school has done everything from curating workshops, which are mandatory for students ...

Men’s Golf Continues to Struggle

The Men's Golf team competed Bill Cullum Invitation at Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley on Oct. 21, 2014. File Photo/The Sundial


February 3, 2016

The Matadors men's golf team struggled heavily in the two-day 2016 LMU Invitational this past week at the Reflection Bay Golf Club in Las Vegas. CSUN finished in last place at 60 over par after shooting a tournament worst 313 in round three. Matador Tim Snyder played strong through his first two...

Dr. Josh Sides speaks on LA’s post-war economy and culture

Dr. Josh Sides spoke to 75 students about various social and economical issues on Tuesday, Feb. 2.  (Ellen Choi / The Sundial)


February 2, 2016

Around 75 people, including students and professors attended the Black History Month event held in the Oviatt Library's Ferman Presentation Room, Tuesday. Speaker, Dr. Josh Sides, author of "L.A. City Limits: African American Los Angeles from the Great Depression to the Present" and CSUN professor, spoke...

Solicitors on campus are a nuisance to students

The Sundial / Leni Maiai


February 2, 2016

- Allison Eilhardt, 19, is a CSUN communication major. We’ve all been there — you’re sitting on campus studying or maybe you’re walking to your next class when out of nowhere there’s a solicitor breathing down your neck. This exact scenario is unfortunately a daily occurrence for most C...

CTVA program encourages diversity in the film industry

The 87th Academy Award nominee class during the luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)


February 1, 2016

In hopes of bringing a change to the entertainment industry, CSUN's cinema and television arts department strives to bring diversity into their classrooms. “It hurts to see the lack of minorities being recognized in the industry,” CTVA senior Robin Sanders said.“[Minorities] have to do something...

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