The Sundial

Get in the spirit for holiday spirits!

Get in the spirit for holiday spirits!

Crystal Lambert

December 10, 2014

‘Tis the season of cold fingers and fireplaces. So lets break out the winter jackets, gloves and knit hats. But keeping out the cold isn’t the only thing to worry about. Stay warm this holiday with these five cocktails to kick off the Christmas season. The Naughty Rudolph – Makes Two Ingredien...

This Thanksgiving enjoy a festive cocktail to go with every meal

This Thanksgiving enjoy a festive cocktail to go with every meal

Crystal Lambert

November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving is coming up, so lets take a moment to think about what we’re thankful for: dedicated family, loving friends and fantastic cocktails. Don’t forget to dress your drinks this turkey day! For this month’s seasonal cocktails, I’ve got a full meal for you: a Wild Turkey Bourbon Sour,...

Does CSUN care about its fall graduates?

Does CSUN care about its fall graduates?

Crystal Lambert

November 20, 2014

Fall commencement ceremonies are something we all would appreciate. Autumn graduates, along with their families and friends, would still have the elation of finishing school. This would also give more than enough space for guests and open seats for the spring graduates. When I took the emaile...

Nothing good comes from street harassment

Nothing good comes from street harassment

Crystal Lambert

November 12, 2014

I remember one of the first times I experienced street harassment.  I was 16, just got my driver’s license, and had stopped at a convenience store to pick up a snack. I was browsing an aisle when an older gentleman stepped between myself and the selection of chips I was looking at. “Damn, girl!...

Keep calm and graduate on time

Keep calm and graduate on time

Crystal Lambert

October 30, 2014

Like many college students, my four-year plan has not quite been four years. However, graduating only a semester late, I’m still one of the lucky ones. The six-year plan is the new four-year plan. So if you want to graduate “on time” here are some ideas to look into. A common problem is students e...

CSUN no exception from CSU spring admission restrictions

Crystal Lambert

October 22, 2014

CSUN has exceeded its enrollment target for the 2014-2015 academic year and will impose acceptance restrictions for students attempting to enter the university during the spring semester. Within the California State University (CSU) system the full-time student enrollment target has increased across...

Villa suffered heatstroke, dehydration

Villa suffered heatstroke, dehydration

Crystal Lambert

October 22, 2014

Armando Villa’s autopsy reveals the Zeta Mu pledge was reported to have a temperature of 108.8 shortly before his death. The 19-year-old CSUN student was found unresponsive in a ditch after he had separated from his pledge group during an initiation hike through the Angeles National Forest on July...

Four cocktails to die for this Halloween

Four cocktails to die for this Halloween

Crystal Lambert

October 22, 2014

Halloween falls on a Friday this season, so lets take the opportunity to celebrate! The universe has given us the chance to make this holiday count. So, pick out your costumes and dress up your drinks with these four festive cocktails! Red Rum Piña Ghoul-lada Serves two Bring an eerie s...

Sinbad and daughter, CSUN alumna Paige Bryan, tag-team the VPAC

Sinbad and daughter, CSUN alumna Paige Bryan, tag-team the VPAC

Crystal Lambert

September 22, 2014

Last Thursday evening the VPAC was treated to a double feature of comedy stand-up by legendary actor and comedian Sinbad and concert singer Paige Bryan, a former CSUN student and daughter of Sinbad. The show opened with Bryan, who gave an upbeat and energetic concert, performing songs from her upc...

Adminstrators meet and eat with students at annual President’s Lunch

Adminstrators meet and eat with students at annual President’s Lunch

Crystal Lambert

August 26, 2014

  William Watkins, vice president of student affairs, and Brandon Martin, director of athletics, took some time to talk to students at the annual CSUN President’s Lunch event. The Orange Grove Bistro cooked a lunch of hamburgers and veggie burgers, and also served watermelon and chip...

Finding themselves within their fursuits

Finding themselves within their fursuits

Crystal Lambert

December 8, 2013

Subcultures, some with a rather odd nature, are emerging globally.Most can thank the Internet for their success; through forums and social sites, people with closet interests have been connecting in the public. One of the largest is the furry fandom. Often called furries, this group grew out of a 1980s science fiction convention. Writer Steve G...

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