The Sundial

Student musician plans to introduce music therapy to smaller village across the globe

Student musician plans to introduce music therapy to smaller village across the globe

Charlie Kaijo

May 8, 2014

Arsi Nami watched his brother undergo music therapy for a spinal cord surgery that left half of his body paralyzed, but didn’t realize how the experience would shape the course of his life. In 2008, his brother underwent surgery to have a tumor removed from his spinal cord. Part of the surgery required...

CSUN adapts to new student increase this semester

CSUN adapts to new student increase this semester

Charlie Kaijo

September 29, 2013

The Office of Institutional Research released final census data last Monday revealing the definitive number of first time freshman enrollment this Fall 2013 to be 5,818, CSUN’s largest freshman class. The total number of transfer and freshman students enrolled this semester is 5,241 Other CSU data i...

CSUN officials anticipate a record 38,000 plus students to enroll this fall 2013

CSUN officials anticipate a record 38,000 plus students to enroll this fall 2013

Charlie Kaijo

August 25, 2013

University officials are expecting record numbers for students enrolled at CSUN this fall. More than 38,000 students have been accepted to the university and about 10,000 are incoming freshmen and transfer students alone. “We have more freshmen than we have ever had. We’re guessing 5,800 ...

Black Graduation honors students for their achievements

Black Graduation honors students for their achievements

Charlie Kaijo

May 19, 2013

Students, faculty, and family members gathered together late Sunday afternoon to celebrate the Black Graduation ceremony held on the lawn behind Manzanita Hall. Anthony Ratcliff, pan-african studies professor, introduced the Spring 2013 commencement theme, “Whatever is mentally conceivable is physically achievable”. The ceremony celebrated the achievements of CSUN’s A...

Students participate in May Day

Students participate in May Day

Charlie Kaijo

May 2, 2013

LOS ANGELES - Thousands of protesters gathered at the corner of Olympic Boulevard and Broadway Street to march in support of immigration reform Wednesday afternoon. The march began around noon and headed toward Paseo de la Plaza. Several groups attended including workers advocates, labor unions, LGBTQ org...

CSUN students hit by vehicle near campus

CSUN students hit by vehicle near campus

Charlie Kaijo

April 26, 2013

A man mistaking a turn arrow for a green light struck two CSUN students with his car on the corner of Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street Thursday. Collision investigator Kirby, of the Valley Traffic Division, said the man was driving southbound on Zelzah. Kirby said the students may have had on dark clo...

SRC receives hefty rebate for green energy

SRC receives hefty rebate for green energy

Charlie Kaijo

April 15, 2013

Rows of solar tubes line the rooftop of the Student Recreation Center along with a patch of solar panels, saving the University Student Union $16,393 from March 2012 to February 2013 and yielding CSUN a huge financial reward. As part of a rebate agreement implemented during its design phase, the SRC...

CSUN sorority fashion show raises money for orphans

CSUN sorority fashion show raises money for orphans

Charlie Kaijo

February 11, 2013

Story by Christina Moffitino February 10th, 2013 Section: A & E - Photos A model walks down the runway at the “Imagine: Runway to Relief” charity fundraiser. The Alpha Gamma Alpha sorority collaborated with the Society of Orphaned Armenian Relief to raise money for an orphanage ...

Over 1,000 volunteers join to beautify Washington Irving Middle School in celebration of MLK Day

Over 1,000 volunteers join to beautify Washington Irving Middle School in celebration of MLK Day

Charlie Kaijo

January 22, 2013

LOS ANGELES – LA Works and the United Way joined to renovate the Washington Irving Middle School in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national day of service, Monday. Over 1,000 volunteers from various organizations and corporate sponsors donated time, effort, and materials to...

Building ties in Koreatown

Building ties in Koreatown

Charlie Kaijo

December 2, 2012

A small group gathers at what used to be the front lawn of Alexandra Suh’s home in Koreatown. Her front yard has been cleared of sod and a large mound of soil rests near her driveway. Steve Lisp, agricultural teacher at Sylmar High School, carries out planters of cauliflower, kale, broccoli and ch...

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