The Sundial

First homecoming queen hits the spotlight

Jackie Holmes

September 23, 2010

In 1957, Wendy Whitehouse attended a dance that would create a memory that she would never forget. Whitehouse was crowned the first homecoming queen. “It was really an honor,” she said. “I wasn’t expecting it.” Whitehouse (maiden name Holden) was part of the graduating class of 1961, of what was then known as San Fernando Valley State Coll...

CSUN professors say nation’s economy will ‘continue to grow, just not as robustly as it has in the past’

Jackie Holmes

September 20, 2010

It should be no surprise to anyone that the economy is not at its best. With all the jargon about the Federal Reserve and banks, and the new health care plans, it is enough to make anyone confused about what is going to happen. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemploym...

Leaving the past behind and focusing on the future

Jackie Holmes

September 7, 2010

Life is not always easy, but that hasn’t stopped deaf studies major Afelda Aguilera, 20, from living her life one day at a time. Growing up in Northern California in a rough neighborhood, Aguilera got involved with the wrong crowd in high school. Despite difficulties growing up in that environment, she joined student government and leadership in her junior year of...

Freudian Sip in the Oviatt Library

Jackie Holmes

September 7, 2010

Students will now get to enjoy their favorite treats from the Freudian Sip while studying in the library without ever having to leave the air conditioned walls of the Oviatt Library. The University Corporation, which runs most of the eateries on campus, in conjunction with the library has placed a full...

Tips for decorating your dorm

Jackie Holmes

September 6, 2010

It’s important when moving into your dorm to make it comfortable. You don’t want to hate your place of residence for the next year so it’s important to individualize it to your taste. With classes and trying to navigate your new college life, decorating your dorm could be the last thing on your mind. Here are some tips to get you started in making your dor...

Maria’s Italian Kitchen leaves a bitter taste

Jackie Holmes

August 24, 2010

Maria’s Italian Kitchen in Northridge is a quaint little place perfect for a date. Located in a strip mall, there is an outside patio with tables covered in black and white tablecloths and flowers on the table. It’s not decorated with anything too spectacular, but there is a mural of what ap...

CSUN’s President Jolene Koester gives annual convocation

Jackie Holmes

August 21, 2010

Continuous planning for the future, open dialogue, and student success were at the top of President Jolene Koester’s list for what she wants to see happen this year. At the President’s Annual Convocation, Koester congratulated faculty and staff on a furlough year well done. “We must contin...

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