The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The Hives introduce a medley of music in new album

Chrystal King November 29, 2007
Following the trend catapulted by the Beatles' White Album, and resurrected with Jay-Z's Black Album, the Hives' recently released "The Black and White Album" is anything but grey. No two songs sound alike, as this garage-rock band compiles the sounds of various types of music to create their own unique sound in their fourth album.

A.S. court denies election appeal

Chrystal King November 29, 2007
The Associated Students Judicial Court announced that elections won't be held again for two at-large senatorial positions despite complaints and appeals after a closed session meeting on Monday evening at the A.S. Central Office. Members of the judicial court said it'd needlessly exhaust A.

LGBTA examines sex, gender issues

Chrystal King November 28, 2007
In honor of Transgender Remembrance Day, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Alliance (LGBTA), revealed the issues that LGBT students face during a discussion held Nov. 20, in the University Student Union's Flintridge Room. Transgender Remembrance Day is a day to remember transgender people who've been hurt or killed due to hate crimes and was established about 17 years ago when Gwen Arroyo was murdered in the North Bay because of her refusal to conform to gender rules.

Fraternity hosts annual student fashion show

Chrystal King November 7, 2007
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. held its fourth annual "Hollywood Nights" Fashion Show Extravaganza at the University Student Union's Northridge Center last Thursday. The show's theme was "Jungle Fever." Students, friends and family of participants purchased $7 pre-sale tickets or paid $10 at the door, filling the ground floor of the center to capacity.

Discrimi-Nation: African-Americans

Chrystal King November 5, 2007
When I was young, I was always surrounded by people who looked like me; black people. My family is black. I attended a black church. And most of my neighbors were black.

Anti-war groups in downtown L.A. march to end the war in Iraq

Chrystal King October 30, 2007
People from various racial backgrounds and ages held signs and chanted last Saturday in downtown Los Angeles that they wanted an end to the ongoing war in Iraq. Hundreds of people marched for two hours, having started on the corner of Broadway Street and Olympic Boulevard and concluding the march at the downtown Federal Building at 300 N.

Student groups request funding from A.S.

Chrystal King October 23, 2007
Representatives from student groups sat in the lobby of the Associated Students Headquarters on Monday, waiting to be called in front of the Finance Committee to request funding for their organizations. CSUN's chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars anticipated a cost of $1,800 for the Hunger Banquet that members are planning to have on Nov.

Finance committee makes recommendations

Chrystal King October 16, 2007
The Associated Students Finance Committee voted to approve funding for several clubs and organizations during the Finance Committee meeting Monday afternoon. Representatives from various student groups were given a chance to meet with the committee face to face, after submitting a request for an annual budget, supplemental funding, or to change the purpose of previously allocated funds.

MSA feeds needy by fasting

Chrystal King October 10, 2007
Muslim Student Association members celebrated the end of a day of fasting with a banquet at the University Student Union's Northridge Center last Thursday after raising $1,500 to help feed people in need. Many Muslim students have been fasting every day since Sept.

Ne-Yo, Living Legends perform at Big Show

Chrystal King October 9, 2007
CSUN's Sierra Quad served as an amphitheater on Saturday for R'B singer and songwriter Ne-Yo, who came to campus to perform at Big Show 7. Gates opened at noon, earlier than last year's Big Show, so students could enter and enjoy the concert, said Tiffany White, assistant director of S.

Students perform poetry, music at open mic night

Chrystal King October 3, 2007
Dim lights, warm espresso, live, raw talent and original poetry. Thursday evening, in the Grand Salon of the University Student Union, CSUN students got to experience all of these, during "Espressions," an event hosted by the Union Program Council. "Espressions began last year," said Nancy Lai, a member of UPC who stood outside of the Grand Salon taking espresso orders and making the drinks for students.

Governor urged to stop pay hikes

Chrystal King September 27, 2007
The California Faculty Association is urging Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign two bills, AB 1413 and SB 190, which would regulate further pay increases for CSU executives. California State University trustees recently approved executive pay increases ranging from 9 percent to 18 percent.
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