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Dreamlike

Dreamlike

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November 19, 2018

Ashley Gonzalez, freshman I wanted to create a makeup look that followed the “Once I Dreamt” theme because makeup helps me express emotions or thoughts. I used soft pinks and purples to mimic the dreamy sunsets that bring on the night, or the moment we all ready ourselves to dream. I want...

What Could Have Been

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November 19, 2018

Maricruz Ramirez, sociology major, seniorIn a dream I had last night, I found myself walking down a hallway with numerous doors — reminiscent of the scene in "Beetlejuice" when the main characters search for their afterlife case worker.As I walked down the hallway in my dream and went door by ...

Aspire to inspire

Aspire to inspire

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November 6, 2018

Our founding fathers built this country on freedom and the idea that people won’t be judged by their race or culture, but rather judged by their actions and the meaning behind it. Our society has strayed from those beliefs and forgotten what it truly means to be an American. We live in a world th...

Stop ignoring addicts

Stop ignoring addicts

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November 6, 2018

On June 21, 2018, Demi Lovato released a song titled “Sober.” At first glance, most who have followed along with Lovato’s sobriety journey would assume that she would be singing about conquering her addiction.However, after listening to the first 45 seconds of the song, listeners everywher...

The land of immigrants

The land of immigrants

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November 5, 2018

Do me a favor. Take a look at your last name. My last name is Tarasova and I came from Russia. Does your name have Latin roots? Or maybe your grandma was Jewish? Regardless, you are probably American. But what makes you American? When Columbus “discovered” America, he sailed over from Spai...

Sparkling, still or slimy?

Sparkling, still or slimy?

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November 5, 2018

Clean water is overrated. I mean if we really think about it, we already have so much of it. As a matter of fact, 71 percent of the earth is literally covered in water! Look, the oceans are huge and super deep; all we would have to do is just take the salt out of ocean water and bottle it up, am I ri...

Millennials need to vote because it always counts

Millennials need to vote because it always counts

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November 5, 2018

In 2013, Time magazine famously labeled millennials on their cover as the “Me Me Me Generation.” They even went as far as calling us “lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents.” One reporter even referred to Generation Y as “wild, politically disengaged su...

Letter to the Editor: TUC response to The Sundial’s opinion piece

Letter to the Editor: TUC response to The Sundial’s opinion piece

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October 23, 2018

As the commercial operator on campus, The University Corporation (CSUN Dining) has a strong commitment to sustainability. Because of that commitment, we have taken many steps to assist in the effort to reduce the sale of single-use bottles. Most recently, we launched our “Bring Your Own Bottl...

Let’s ban the single-use bottle by 2019

Let’s ban the single-use bottle by 2019

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September 29, 2018

“Hey Dr. Melkonian, haven’t I seen you show up in class with a cup of coffee in a throwaway cup?”Yes, and my students will probably continue to see that. But I won’t be showing up with single-use plastic anymore. You see, even teachers are capable of learning things, and IR...

Letter to the Editor: We are not disposable! No to EO 1100-R and EO 1110

Letter to the Editor: We are not disposable! No to EO 1100-R and EO 1110

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September 28, 2018

I am on sabbatical and this is an invaluable time that should be spent reading, writing and preparing my next book, tentatively titled "Doing Life and Social Death: Latinx Lifer Experiences in California Prisons."Instead, I find myself immersed in the struggle against the implementation of Executive...

Letter to the Editor: Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs addresses concerns surrounding Section F

Letter to the Editor: Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs addresses concerns surrounding Section F

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September 18, 2018

To the Editor, I understand that many in our campus community feel uncertain about CSUN’s General Education plan, particularly Section F, and the future of our historic ethnic, cultural, gender and women’s studies departments and programs. I want to reiterate: there is no change to Section F...

Understanding your rights: What students should know

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September 12, 2018

Understanding the rights you have as a student and the policies that establish what professors and faculty are able to do are pivotal to the success of your time while attending CSUN. As students, we are supposed to adhere to a certain code of conduct that is highlighted dutifully on CSUN’s website as Student Conduct Code. Using these rules and p...

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