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CSUN’S Model United Nations team wins award in D.C.

The CSUN Model UN team stands outside the National Model United Nations conference in Washington D.C. after winning the Outstanding Delegation Award in October. Courtesy of Renae Gaydos
Irene Moore November 7, 2011

After months of preparation, CSUN’s Model UN team won the Outstanding Delegation Award in Washington D.C. on Oct. 23. The National Model United Nations conference took place over a five day period....

Social media spawns new age of information sharing in Arab Spring protests

Irene Moore October 26, 2011

It only read four words: “Stephen has been shot.” Samuel Clayton read on his phone the words that stopped him, he says, and silenced him in the midst of gunfire and tear gas explosions. Clayton,...

Radical and mainstream Islam topic of conversation at campus lecture

Irene Moore October 19, 2011

A representative from an organization whose mission is stated as cultivating a better understanding of the difference between mainstream and radical Islam lectured on campus Wednesday to a couple dozen...

CSUN student spoke to Moradian seconds before Oviatt Library evacuation

Irene Moore October 4, 2011

The CSUN student charged with felony criminal threat spoke to another student moments before a campus-wide alert was sent Sept. 27 notifying students that a man on campus indicated he had a gun. The...

CSUN student held for questioning by police after Oviatt shutdown

Irene Moore September 28, 2011

CSUN philosophy student Gahren Moradian, 22, of Burbank was being held for questioning by the Los Angeles county police department Wednesday after he turned himself in to authorities following reports...

Higher education officials meet to deal with California’s struggling economy and lack of state funding

Irene Moore September 21, 2011

Higher education officials brainstormed ways to deal with California’s funding crisis and the future relationship between strapped schools and the state’s economy. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom led the...

Tropical oasis at CSUN example of sustainable green energy

The CSUN subtropical rain forest project was the first of its kind at a university in the United States. According to Physical Plant Management, the site is projected to save the campus $14.5 mil dollars over 25 years. Photo Credit: Irene Moore / Daily Sundial
Irene Moore September 18, 2011

It was only a lunch break.  Eating on the future grounds of CSUN’s rain forest may have seemed uneventful to the workers that built the 13,000 square foot tropical oasis.  Little did they know...

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