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

Sean Penn is powerful as first openly-gay politician in ?Milk?

David MacNeal December 10, 2008

Like most history-rich films pertinent to our times, we could only wish they'd been released earlier. This rings true about 'Milk''mdash;the new Gus Van Sant-directed biopic about Harvey Milk and the gay rights movement expanding from the Castro District'mdash;and the recent firestorm over Proposition 8.

The Golden Toilet does exist on campus

David MacNeal December 10, 2008

I'm surprised first of all that I enjoy a CSUN toilet long enough to space out, but the University Hall bathroom is near perfect, lacking only that of a bathroom attendant ('A spritz of Ralph Lauren before criminology, sir? Perhaps, a Mentos?'). But it's not the best on campus.

Porn Connection: A Tale of two stashes

David MacNeal December 4, 2008

CSUN is located in the heart of the Porn Valley.

New Year?s Nerdolution

David MacNeal December 4, 2008

Justine Joli'mdash;one of her pictorials has her passed out in the hands of a robot circa 'Lost in Space''mdash;is shirtless using Nerdcore emblazoned stickers to cover her nipples, somewhere near 10 p.m. after my two drinks of Johnny Walker Red, and schmoozing with Members Only-clad hipsters and autographing pictures with silver Sharpies.

‘Sweeney Todd’ comes to CSUN

David MacNeal December 3, 2008

The blood-thirsting musical 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' is back and in new form for a special one-day engagement this Sunday at CSUN's Plaza del Sol Performance Hall.

The blunders of online dating

David MacNeal November 13, 2008

Strange how most of these encounters were done at Coffee Bean. Whether the oak-paneled walls or free Wi-Fi of this common spot had any role hindering my dating atmosphere, I doubt it.

Despite harrassment, McCain volunteers continue working

David MacNeal November 5, 2008

Shelly Levy, a semi-retired professional fundraiser, was shopping in her local 99-cent Store when two people cornered her, objecting to the McCain-Palin pins on her jacket.

When monsters grow up

David MacNeal October 23, 2008

One night of the year we permit the inner villain to come out, like a horrible monster revealed at the end of a movie.

Program encourages students to overcome academic anxiety

David MacNeal October 22, 2008

English professor Michael Schofield recalled an analogy made by Director of Counseling Mark Stevens where he took out a folded up dollar bill.

?Robot Chicken? and censorship; good and bad

David MacNeal October 21, 2008

It's been said television personalities double their laughs whenever they drop the f-bomb. Bleeping out those fantastic and, sometimes, excessive words displace the sincerity they'd usually have uncensored.

Little Big Planet Preview

David MacNeal October 16, 2008

Given the beta test a go, the design of Media Molecule's 'Little Big Planet' for Playstation 3 proves practicality and simplicity (and an immense understanding of physics) go a long way.

Reporter recounts evacuation experience

David MacNeal October 15, 2008

We're in a home, my mom, sister and I. The house belongs to Sylvia Hariton, the mother of my mom's best friend Paula Gutierez.

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