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Delicious vegan dining is a Culver City gem

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Genna Gold

May 13, 2016

If you have ever been skeptical about trying vegan food, you are not alone. Most meat eaters have no idea what type of herbivore-friendly food to get into when going to Sage Organic Bistro. Fortunately, Chef Mollie Engelhart’s creative, flavorful and diverse menu will completely change any meat eater's...

Politics on campus brings different opinions

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Genna Gold

April 18, 2016

As the 2016 political race continues, US citizens are not thrilled with their options for president. "The way I see it, Hillary would keep the status quo, Trump would essentially have an authoritarian regime and Bernie's way of wanting to run the nation would crash and burn," Uriel Rico, 20, political...

Oi, what a great bite

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Genna Gold

April 18, 2016

On the busy corner of Sherman Way and Canoga Avenue is Oi, Canoga Park's very own Asian fusion hidden treasure. This hole in the wall serves an eclectic mix of classic American soul food and Asian staples. "We're a casual fast food restaurant, and with as many options as there are out there, with yo...

FAQ: Klotz Student Health Center

The entrance to  the Klotz Student Health Center

Genna Gold

March 10, 2016

Passing out bags of colorfully wrapped condoms and witty notes about pregnancy prevention along the Sierra Quad, 27-year-old first-year master's student Meagan Robinson tries to reach out to students. Standing by a table filled with information about the services offered by the on-campus Klotz Student...

What do the stickers on your laptop say about you?

What do the stickers on your laptop say about you?

Genna Gold

March 9, 2016

Students all over CSUN's campus have their laptops covered with personalized stickers and cases. Band stickers, flags, various schools and states adorn the computers carried around campus. Here's a look into what the deeper meaning behind these small pieces of art. Chelsea Yanagida, 24, kinesiology major. "My stickers represent di...

Test your culinary knowledge: how well do you know the campus food selection?

A spicy pulled chicken slider from Smokin' Willie's BBQ is just one yummy menu items from the Food trucks at CSUN Dines. Associated Students Organization put together CSUN Dines at Bayramian Lawn Tuesday late afternoon to allow to intermingle while enjoying a variety of food not offered on campus. Tocky's Pitas; Kona Ice and Slanging Corea food truck were also present for the event.

Genna Gold

March 9, 2016

Think you know everything about CSUN's food scene? Or are you a first year or transfer student wondering where to get a good bite to eat in between classes? Step away from that vending machine, drop that bag of chips and open up your eyes to all the delicious and affordable food on campus. Take a...

CSUN college’s annual funding breakdown

CSUN seniors cinema and television arts majors Michael Canon, director and writer, and Randy Kulina, producer. File Photo / The Sundial

Genna Gold

February 25, 2016

CSUN debunks the common misconception that art programs suffer from a lack of funding by distributing an equal amount of funds to the arts and professionally-oriented curriculum, according to the 2014-15 University Operating Budget. "There is a great deal of respect for the work we do here," Dan Hoskins, interim dean of the ...

Buddhism educator speaks to campus about science, political system

Professor Robert Thurman speaks to students and faculty in the University Student Union Wed. Feb. 17, 2016. Photo credit: Genna Gold

Genna Gold

February 17, 2016

American Buddhist writer and educator, Robert Thurman, spoke to a full house of students and faculty about how Buddha was first and foremost a scientist, despite popular belief. Thurman lectured today in the University Student Union's South Valley Center with his sunglasses on for more than an hour. T...

SoCal Gas leak sealed, side effects may remain

The SoCalGas Aliso Canyon Storage facility in Porter Ranch, Calif., on February 10, 2016. The Southern California Gas Co. announced Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, it has temporarily controlled the flow of gas from a well in a crucial first step in the effort to stop the leak that has forced thousands to flee their homes. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Genna Gold

February 16, 2016

The Southern California Gas Co.'s Aliso Canyon storage facility has temporarily sealed the fumes from the gas leak that has taken its toll on the entire San Fernando Valley, including the CSUN campus. The gas company did not expect to have the leak fixed until late February, possibly March, but the ...

Valentine’s Day dining specials, best bars for singles in L.A.

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Genna Gold

February 11, 2016

Valentine's Day can put a lot of pressure on couples to shower one another with extravagant gifts and dinners. Los Angeles is a big place with a lot of options, so it can be difficult to pick the perfect place to celebrate. Here is a list of some of the best restaurants to help you hone down where to...

Cafe brings organic food, house-baked pastries to Northridge

Patio seating in the front of Humble Bee Bakery and Cafe on the corner of Saticoy Street and Louise Ave. Photo credit: Genna Gold

Genna Gold

February 10, 2016

Tucked away in an inconspicuous strip mall off of Saticoy Street and Louise Avenue is Humble Bee Bakery & Cafe. Although the location is just as humble and quaint as the name lends to, the delicious menu and atmosphere created by owner Susan Rigali and son Jim Ponanno is worth bragging about. ...

CSUN student Emily Fox dies at 22

Courtesy of the Fox family.

Genna Gold

January 28, 2016

Emily Anna Fox, 22, of Santa Barbara, Calif., died on Jan. 17. She was born on April 23, 1993. Fox grew up in Santa Barbara, Calif., where she attended Foothill Elementary School, La Colina Junior High and graduated from Dos Pueblos High School in 2012. Fox was an All-Channel League golfer and,...

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