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Smoke alarm activated, University Hall evacuated

Champaign Williams March 19, 2014

University Hall was evacuated around 12:55 p.m. after the fire alarms went off. While welding the ceiling in one of the rooms, a member of Physical Plant Management triggered the smoke alarms. Nyla...

America’s legal system is still unjust for many Americans

Illustration by Gayane Galstyan/Contributor
Champaign Williams March 12, 2014

Disclaimer: If you do not believe that racism is still heavily embedded in the American culture, then you are going to detest this article. However, if you have grown frustrated with the reality of...

Hip Hop Think Tank event to bring attention to deportation, incarceration

Champaign Williams February 19, 2014

More than 2.2 million people are incarcerated in the U.S. each year, and nearly 2 million immigrants have been incarcerated since the beginning of the Obama administration in 2008, according to The Sentencing...

VPAC seeks to make schedule more attractive to students

VPAC seeks to make schedule more attractive to students
Champaign Williams January 29, 2014

The building can be seen from across campus. It’s several stories tall. Its structure is encased in 30,000 square feet of glass. There’s no way to miss it. So why is student attendance at the Valley...

Spring enrollment at CSUN follows trends of previous years

Students rush around the campus during the first week of school to attend classes, buy books and visit the Student Recreation Center. CSUN does not usually enroll a large number of students in the spring semester compared to the fall, which had the largest number of freshman in the campus' history. (File Photo / Loren Townsley / The Sundial)
Champaign Williams January 22, 2014

Though CSUN admitted a record-breaking number of freshmen students in the fall semester, this spring the numbers for incoming freshmen and transfer students are slim. For the past several years the...

CSUN honors the legacy of Nelson Mandela

CSUN honors the legacy of Nelson Mandela
Champaign Williams December 13, 2013

The world lost a revolutionary leader last Thursday. A leader who hoped to free his people from the tyranny of white racist rule. A leader who fought the law that created a racially separate, unequal,...

Heating systems shut down in several buildings due to main pipe leaks

Champaign Williams December 9, 2013

Leaks in the main campus heating hot water pipes have resulted in the shut-down of heating systems within multiple buildings, according to campus Physical Plant Management (PPM). The main heating hot...

Students relax with pancakes, silent disco at “Final Flip”

Students relax with pancakes, silent disco at
Champaign Williams December 5, 2013

Hundreds of students gathered around the Oviatt Library patio with pancakes, coffee and juice in hand. The annual “Final Flip” took place Wednesday night to rejuvenate students as they prepared...

CSU board approves the state budget for next fiscal year

CSU board approves the state budget for next fiscal year
Champaign Williams November 13, 2013

The board of trustees (BOT) approved the $237.6 million state budget request for the 2014-2015 fiscal year Wednesday during their meeting. As recently reported by the Daily Sundial, there was some friction...

Poker, blackjack and a flick at ‘Casino & Movie Night’

Poker, blackjack and a flick at 'Casino & Movie Night'
Champaign Williams November 11, 2013

CSUN students attended the Casino & Movie Night event held by the University Student Union (USU) Friday evening. The event was held in the Game Room and numerous students were in attendance. Students...

There’s race and then there’s color

There's race and then there's color
Champaign Williams November 6, 2013

Colorism stops us from seeing how beautiful all black people are By Champaign Williams In my mind I thought this would be a simple subject to write about. But the deeper I delve into the issues and...

Next year support budget ignites heated debate, budget sent back to committee for further amendments

Next year support budget ignites heated debate, budget sent back to committee for further amendments
Champaign Williams November 5, 2013

During the CSU Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting Tuesday a heated debate ensued regarding the allocation of funds for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Committee of Finance speaker Robert Turnage, assistant...

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