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Active shooter preparedness remains strong at CSUN

CSUN police have a practice training while carrying fake guns in the SRC

Dalia Espinosa

December 14, 2016

Advocacy for active shooter preparedness has spread around campus this semester which has raised student consciousness toward the skills needed to safely battle an active shooter. Following the video “Active Shooter and the Survival Mindset” created by CSUN Department of Police Services and the...

CSU fights to keep the DREAM alive

Dream act pamphlets pictured

Dalia Espinosa

December 8, 2016

California faculty and leaders have taken a stance against the deportation of undocumented students and have urged Donald Trump to reconsider the continuation of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, UC President Janet Napolitano, and CCC Chancellor ...

Donald Trump plans to tackle immigration and climate change in his first 100 days

Donald Trump delivers speech at podium

Dalia Espinosa

November 11, 2016

Donald Trump left millions of people stunned on Tuesday when he was announced as the president-elect of the United States as a result of the majority of electoral votes being in his favor. Trump states in his contract with the American voter that in his 100-day action plan, his priorities include...

CSUN discontinues long-term LMS

Students shown working on computers

Dalia Espinosa

November 9, 2016

Moodle will no longer be used at CSUN starting Dec. 30, 2017. Instead, Canvas was voted as the new learning management system (LMS), promoting better tools and features for students and faculty. All faculty, according to Associate Vice President of Academic Technology Deone Zell, were invited via...

Career center introduces job opportunities through emergency preparedness panel

Three people speak at emergency preparedness panel

Dalia Espinosa

October 29, 2016

Students were informed about careers in Emergency Management at a panel hosted by the CSUN Career Center in Sierra Center Thursday afternoon. CSUN’s Emergency Preparedness Manager, Jenny Novak, and three guest speakers engaged in promising conversations about careers within the expanding indus...

Matadors talk pumpkin spice and cups with ice

Man shown in front of house setting up approximately 20 different jack-o-lanterns

Dalia Espinosa

October 20, 2016

The fall season may be upon us, but the temperature still feels like the summer. There is still, however, a romanticized concept of fall that is anticipated year-round. The leaves change colors, sweaters and boots are worn, and of course, coffee shops and restaurants bring back fall flavors. So where is the line draw...

CSUN Campus Store re-opens with big celebration

CSUN employees give applause for the reopening of the CSUN campus store

Dalia Espinosa

October 11, 2016

For the past couple of months, students have walked into a bookstore that appeared to be under construction, until Tuesday morning, CSUN finally hosted a grand-reopening of what used to be the Matador Bookstore. A live event was held in the bookstore complex to celebrate the new beginning of what has bec...

Trump supporters return to Matador Walk

Trump 2016 poster

Dalia Espinosa

October 5, 2016

CSUN Trump supporters returned to Matador Walk on Wednesday evening to campaign and converse with students. In a previous article written by The Sundial, the men were described as alleged Trump supporters. An anonymous source now says, “We are complete Trump supporters. You can ask any one of...

Student Nutrition on a Tight Schedule and Budget

Woman helps herself at salad bar

Dalia Espinosa

September 29, 2016

Students can easily manage their nutrition by using free campus resources provided through Peer Nutrition Counseling (PNC) and even a new dietetic business that was launched this summer by CSUN student, Anna Tigranyan. PNC offers cost-free, professional dietetic help to CSUN students, while Fresh...

New lactation education class offered at CSUN

women shown at lactation class

Dalia Espinosa

September 19, 2016

An increasing demand for lactation education has surfaced this fall semester at CSUN, and thanks to Dr. Merav Efrat, those demands are being met through courses, research, and curriculum development. In 2010, Efrat began her first lactation education course at CSUN with the support of a U.S. Departme...

Hispanic Heritage Month rejected among CSUN Chicano/as

man speaking at podium

Dalia Espinosa

September 16, 2016

Hispanic Heritage Month observed nationally since 1968, remains a rejected celebration among the Chicano community at CSUN as a result of historical sentiment of the Spanish colonization. President of the United States at the time, Lyndon Johnson, initiated the observance as a week-long celebration in ...

Around the world on a student budget

Two men high-five at airport

Dalia Espinosa

September 7, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, traveling around the world doesn’t have to be so expensive for students, especially when considering the many discounts and tricks that can work around anyone’s schedule. A study conducted by the World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation states...

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