The Sundial

The art of dance

Felicia Serrano

April 29, 2009

Dance is a great outlet for some CSUN students like Danielle Jarvis who views it as an art form. 'It provides an opportunity to try something new and if it weren't here or offered [a student] might not have discovered their love for it,' she said. Jarvis is among many students at CSUN who has experienced ...

CSUN having fun at 50

Felicia Serrano

April 26, 2009

Family was the key word commonly used by many CSUN Alumni as they gathered to help celebrate CSUN's 50th' anniversary Grand Reunion this weekend. The San Fernando Valley Banjo Band took center stage and played a few tunes as former CSUN students walked around the Oviatt Lawn visiting special reunio...

Students forgo partying to volunteer on Spring Break

Felicia Serrano

April 19, 2009

This past spring break, while some packed the car and headed down to the beach to soak up some rays, students of CSUN's service learning class choose a different destination'mdash;New Orleans to be exact. CSUN students armed with nothing but a backpack and a religious studies book, embarked on a trip...

Sociology professor files ageism complaint

Felicia Serrano

April 13, 2009

While many Californians are struggling to keep their jobs, one professor's position remains in limbo after filing an age discrimination complaint against CSUN for a full-time position he feels should have been given to him. Dr. James Aldrich, a 10-year veteran of the sociology department said he filed ...

Violence in Mexico may deter Spring Breakers

Felicia Serrano

March 29, 2009

As spring break approaches CSUN students are getting ready for a week of fun in the sun. With some heading south of the border, the state department has been busy releasing a new advisory of precautions students should consider before traveling to a foreign country. Last month, the state department released ...

Women should tone down the jealousy

Felicia Serrano

March 27, 2009

I was recently having a conversation with my cousin about how jealous women can be towards each other. She said every woman is in competition with another woman at some point in their life. When I heard this, I thought that must be the explanation for the jealousy ocurring between women. Competitio...

Looking at race in class

Felicia Serrano

March 18, 2009

While students are busy getting ready for midterms, teachers are exploring a new method of teaching that may enhance and strengthen diversity in the classroom. CSUN's new political science Assistant Professor, Boris Ricks, held a presentation Tuesday proposing a new way of teaching that incorporates what he c...

Students rally against budget cuts

Felicia Serrano

March 12, 2009

A 10 percent increase and budget cuts sent some CSUN students marching while the school geared up for their 11th annual Grad Fest commencement events week. Members for Students for Quality Education marched through campus chanting 'What do we want? Accessible Education! When do we want it? Now!' and...

S.H.O.U.T. program informs about insurance

Felicia Serrano

March 12, 2009

Decreasing the number of uninsured Californians is a top priority for health educators at CSUN. The College of Health and Human Development at CSUN informs students about affordable health care through an outreach project called Student Health Outreach to the Uninsured Teens, Twenties and Thirty Something...

Questionnaire identifies eating disorders

Felicia Serrano

March 4, 2009

An anonymous survey is lending a hand in helping students who may or may not suffer from an eating disorder step up and seek the professional help they need. As part of National Eating Disorders Awareness week, CSUN's counseling office along with Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating (JADE) are prov...

Grad students take part in reputable teaching program

Felicia Serrano

February 22, 2009

Not all students have the luxury of having updated books, computers or classrooms. Some don't even have a permanent teacher. David Govea is one of 20,000 nationwide and four CSUN students who've attempted to not only give students in low-income communities a stable education, but a quality one. CSUN g...

Nutty for Nutella

Felicia Serrano

February 22, 2009

A 'spreadably delicious treat,' whether on an English muffin, bagel or waffle, there's no question that Nutella has been changing the way people eat. Originally created in Italy by a pastry chef named Pietro Ferrero, the tasty dessert was initially known as 'pasta gianduja'. Making reference to a carnival f...

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