The Sundial

20 years after a 36 year civil war in Guatemala

Man explains his painting to a small group of people

Han Byol Yi

December 2, 2016

CSUN held the “MemoryArte: A Critical Reflection on the Guatemalan Peace Accords” exhibition to remember the tragedies that led up to the signing of the Guatemalan Peace Accord 20 years ago.Chicana/o studies professor Alicia Estrada, with the help of various community members, organized about...

Building the blocks to stop genocide

Movie banner that says

Han Byol Yi

November 30, 2016

The Jewish World Watch (JWW) spoke with students on Tuesday about their ongoing work to end genocide and mass atrocities around the world.Though no one has come up with a definitive solution, JWW showed clips of Sundance Film Festival award winning movie "Watchers of the Sky," to explain the long figh...

Standup to sexual assault

Anna Mendez and Andrea Gonzalez give a presentation to a small group of students

Han Byol Yi

November 29, 2016

As part of a two day event put on by Project D.A.T.E., a workshop called Stand Up, Speak Out revolved around what a bystander can do in situations where sexual assault might be happening. “The focus of this workshop revolved around the bystander instead of the perp to show that someone stepping ...

Healing Powers of Music

Illustration shows autumn leaves and music notes

Han Byol Yi

November 16, 2016

As part of the week-long Blues Project organized by the Peer Education Program, students learned about how music can heal the mind.Doctor Lori Meono, Psy.D, spoke to about 20 students on the different benefits music has on a person’s mental, emotional, and social health.“There aren’t a l...

Behind the Scenes look at ‘Moana’

Still from disney's

Han Byol Yi

November 15, 2016

CSUN students had a chance to look at what went on behind the scenes of the new Disney movie "Moana" on Monday as part of a joint Animation Student's League of Northridge (ASLN) Art and CTVA departmentsBen Weissman, a 22-year-old kinesiology major, came just to get a sneak peak of the movie. “I’m a Disney kid. I ...

CSUN waiting before making a decision on Prop 64

Picture shows pin with a cartoon person with a Marijuana leaf for a head

Han Byol Yi

November 3, 2016

If California Proposition 64 passes on Nov. 8th, students, faculty, and administration who are 21 years or older can legally smoke marijuana starting Jan. 1, 2018. Whether or not CSUN will allow possession of marijuana on campus is still up to the chancellor’s office attorneys to interpret. However,...

CSUN clinches Big West

CSUN goalie prepares to pass ball

Han Byol Yi

October 29, 2016

The CSUN women's soccer team won 1-0 on Friday against Cal State Fullerton to clinch their position in the Big West Conference Tournament. After a foul on Fullerton 30 minutes into the game, senior Kourtney Kutscher kicked a 30-foot penalty kick that assisted her sister, sophomore Lindsay Kutscher,...

Students learn from innovative minds in the 4th Annual Art of Innovation Conference

Business students shown speaking with panelist

Han Byol Yi

October 17, 2016

What seemed like professors ready to give a lecture, was actually a group of innovative minds from tech companies who wanted to share stories of their success and past failure, at the 4th Annual Art of Innovation Conference on Friday. “I have this awesome app idea. I came here to learn what to do...

Students question their preparedness, after previous earthquake warning in SoCal

Cracks in the sidewalk pictured

Han Byol Yi

October 12, 2016

Following a cluster of about 150 earthquakes in the Salton Sea area, The California Office of Emergency Services issued a warning stating an increased possibility of a large scale earthquake in Southern California. Head of CSUN's Office of Emergency Management, Jenny Novak, said she has beenworking on ...

Women’s soccer team wins second consecutive home game

CSUn soccer player blocks opponent from the ball

Han Byol Yi

September 3, 2016

The CSUN women's soccer team beat Ball State University at home on Friday, after freshman Bethany Fitzsimmons scored her first career goal. With the 1-0 win, the Matadors now hold a 3-1-1 record for this season. Remembering the practice she had all week, Fitzsimmons was right where she was supposed...

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