The Sundial

Iraq vet turned student-activist

Iman Jafarynejad

February 22, 2008

Playing on his Nintendo Wii and listening to NPR instead of the video game sound effects, 25-year-old Jabbar Magruder is the face of the anti-war movement on CSUN's campus. For Magruder, it started one day while he was sitting in a music appreciation class. His professor was telling a story about a t...

Discrimi-Nation: Middle Eastern

Iman Jafarynejad

December 10, 2007

Originally Published November 15, 2007 I saw what most of us did when I woke up that Tuesday morning. One tower of the World Trade Center was already crumbled in the streets of Manhattan. Smoke billowed from the windows of the other. One thing was painfully clear to me that day; nothing was going to ...

A.S. Senate rejects Dream Act resolution

Iman Jafarynejad

December 10, 2007

Originally Published October 15, 2007 An Associated Students Senate meeting became the platform for a heated debate on immigration between senators and students as a resolution to support legislation making financial aid available for undocumented students was denied. SB1, also referred to as the Californi...

Family makes music – and food – together

Iman Jafarynejad

December 10, 2007

Originally Published September 17, 2007 A young couple sat in the corner of the room, next to a vacant disc jockey booth, immersed in conversation as they wait for their dinner. "I have to bake more bread," the burly man with dreadlocks behind the counter said as he rushed from one end of the shop t...

Slain reporter’s name added to memorial

Iman Jafarynejad

November 20, 2007

Another reporter's name was added to the Fallen Journalists Memorial Wall in CSUN's Manzanita Hall on Thursday. Chauncey Bailey, the editor of the African-American Bay Area weekly, the Oakland Post, was the latest journalist to be assassinated in the U.S. since 1993 and the 22nd journalist to be hon...

Discrimi-Nation: Middle Eastern

Iman Jafarynejad

November 15, 2007

Disclaimer: Containing today, the Opinion section of the Daily Sundial is publishing an article series on discrimination in and around the nearby community. Reporters agreed to write stories in regard to how their lives are affected because of their race, culture and/or disability. Stories of how indivi...

Northridge gets fresh ink

Iman Jafarynejad

November 5, 2007

In 1991, a German couple hiking in the Alps, between Austria and Italy, found a mummified human corpse laying face down in a glacier. Other than being Europe's oldest mummy, the 5,300-year-old body bore signs that help us understand more about our own past. Besides having clothes, shoes, an axe and a ...

San Diego Ablaze

Iman Jafarynejad

November 1, 2007

The large scope of the Southern California wildfires was what humbled most residents in San Diego County. An eerie red, glowing sky gave insight into how widespread the fires actually occured. Just outside the cities alongside Interstate 5, the back country was ablaze in a massive display of the power of...

Crisis in San Diego

Iman Jafarynejad

October 29, 2007

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Crisis in San Diego

Iman Jafarynejad

October 26, 2007

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A.S. Senate rejects Dream Act resolution

Iman Jafarynejad

October 15, 2007

An Associated Students Senate meeting became the platform for a heated debate on immigration between senators and students as a resolution to support legislation making financial aid available for undocumented students was denied. SB1, also referred to as the California Dream Act, would allow Californi...

Ugandan delegate visits campus

Iman Jafarynejad

October 11, 2007

The U.S. State Department's political officer to Uganda visited CSUN classes on Thursday, encouraging students at his alma mater to consider careers in diplomatic foreign services. "I remember what it was like sitting in those chairs," Jarahn D. Hillsman said. The south Los Angeles native earned a ...

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