The Sundial

?Nickled and Dimed? author Barbara Ehrenreich encourages students at convocation

Denys Nazarov

September 8, 2008

The incoming freshman class gathered in front of the Oviatt Library at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 4 for the second annual Freshman Convocation. Terry Piper, vice president of Student Affairs, kicked off the ceremony by introducing the platform party and speakers: Jolene Koester, university president; Moy...

Motorcyclists count on safe drivers

Denys Nazarov

December 5, 2007

There are currently more than five million motorcycles registered in U.S. and this number is growing steadily every year. Unfortunately the number of motorcycle injuries and fatalities is also rising. Riders chose this mode of transportation and the risks it entails for various reasons. Some enjoy it ...

ZBT hosts charity powder-puff games

Denys Nazarov

December 5, 2007

Temperatures dropped to the low 50s as the women of Alpha Phi sorority lined up at dusk and prepared to face their opponent, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, in the final game of football for the title of Powder-puff champions at CSUN's North field on Saturday. "We wanted to get together and practice, but we ne...

L.A. rallies for Writer’s guild

Denys Nazarov

November 28, 2007

Thousands of protesters shut down Hollywood Boulevard on the afternoon of Nov. 20 as they marched seven blocks from Ivar Avenue near the Pantages Theater to the front of Mann's Chinese Theater during the Solidarity with Writers rally in an attempt to sway the outcome of the renewed negations on Nov. 26...

Students cast their votes for A.S. Senate candidates

Denys Nazarov

November 8, 2007

Students cast their votes for one of 15 senatorial candidates running for the Associated Students government on Tuesday and Wednesday. Although online ballots weren't used this year for the election because of technical problems, election officials expected about 500 students to show up at the po...

Student hospitalized after dormitory fire

Denys Nazarov

November 7, 2007

A resident of Southernwood Hall, building 5 at the CSUN dormitories, was hospitalized on Sunday with flesh burns to his hands and fingers after a fire started on his balcony. Captain Paul Steffen, who wasn't at the scene, said the station journal shows Fire Department 70, located at Reseda Boulevard...

Clinton speaks at UCLA

Denys Nazarov

November 6, 2007

Former President Bill Clinton spoke to approximately 3,000 people on Nov. 3 at UCLA's Royce Hall about the pivotal role of political involvement in the upcoming presidential election. Clinton's speech focused on the need for younger people to become informed and participate in the election that'll p...

Gold rush era fight for work

Denys Nazarov

October 29, 2007

The California Gold Rush offered a promise of wealth to many people in search of a better life 150 years ago. But immigrants who helped define this period in California's history often had to leave against their will. Kelly Sisson, historian and scholar of American culture at the University of Michigan, spo...

Radio host organizes food drive to help fire evacuees

Denys Nazarov

October 25, 2007

Radio station 101.9 FM La Nueva, which host the Spanish-language morning show "Piolin a La Ma'ntilde;ana," organized a food drive on Wednesday at the 76 gas station on the corner of Balboa Boulevard and Parthenia Street to help the evacuees of the ongoing fires in San Diego Motorists with donations...

Public Safety hosts Disaster Preparedness Day

Denys Nazarov

October 16, 2007

Strap down your book shelves and prepare an earthquake survival kit, because the simple steps that many tend to overlook might save lives if disaster strikes. On Tuesday, Oct. 9, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) hosted a Disaster Preparedness Day at the CSUN Department of Public Safety to raise ...

JPL: Voyager mission carries on

Denys Nazarov

October 4, 2007

Thirty years after the launch of the twin Voyager spacecrafts, both probes continue to explore space and are expected to uncover new environments beyond our solar system before their onboard power runs out around 2020. On Sept. 28, Dr. Alan Cummings, a senior scientist from the Jet Propulsion Laborator...

An alternative to Windows and Mac

Denys Nazarov

September 27, 2007

Our computers have become an everyday appliance. We use them just as we'd use a toaster or a coffeemaker, but we don't question who's tracking our e-mails, our Internet navigation, or why we have to pay $399 for Adobe PhotoShop or Microsoft Office. This ignorance is what deprives us of choice and pr...

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