The Sundial

Singers set to perform Carnegie Hall

Jen Balao

May 19, 2006

Originally Published March 15, 2006 The large recital hall that the Northridge Singers congregate in is more like a small auditorium. Before their practice begins, the sound that fills the room is the normal pre-class chatter of students discussing how their weekends went and how their week is going. ...

Reviving a modern spirit of the 1960s with song, and nudity

Jen Balao

May 16, 2006

CSUN's production of the musical "Hair," which closed last weekend, was an extremely energetic show powered by the great and courageous talents of its cast. The story was blatant, compelling and hilarious. The hour and 45 minute performance was never at any point predictable but at every opportunity shocking ...

After 36 years at CSUN, music professor Elmer Heerema retires

Jen Balao

May 15, 2006

Dr. Elmer Heerema, CSUN professor and director of the University Chorus, actually retired about five years ago. He decided to stay on as a part-time faculty member at CSUN through the Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP), and his students are happy that he did so. "It was the greatest experienc...

CSUN theatre, music combine for fairy tale

Jen Balao

March 29, 2006

Most people know who Hansel and Gretel are. Their infamous run-in with the witch in a house of sweets after failing to find their bread crumb trail path home is memorable. What most people don't know is that Hansel and Gretel could sing. Well, at least in Engelbert Humperdink's opera they do. The CSUN ...

Northridge Singers set to perform Carnegie Hall

Jen Balao

March 15, 2006

The large recital hall that the Northridge Singers congregate in is more like a small auditorium. Before their practice begins, the sound that fills the room is the normal pre-class chatter of students discussing how their weekends went and how their week is going. When rehearsal finally begins, t...

Sierra lobby renovation complete

Jen Balao

March 14, 2006

Daily Sundial CSUN's Facilities Planning, Design and Construction department said the Sierra lobby renovation project is complete. Maureen Shideh, Manager of Space Planning for Facilities Planning, said they are waiting for a Sierra Hall "signage piece" to be placed inside the lobby, but other than t...

Brokeback Mountain beckons big box-office bucks

Jen Balao

March 14, 2006

Daily Sundial "There ain't no reins on this one" was Ennis Del Mar's bold description of the relationship, and the situation he found himself in atop Brokeback Mountain. Del Mar, played by Heath Ledger, runs into a torrid love affair with Jack Twist, portrayed by Jake Gyllenhaal. Del Mar's statement...

Adults shouldn’t be afraid to to say how they feel

Jen Balao

March 9, 2006

No doubt about it, we are adults. We're not even young adults. We're simply - adults. We drive, we vote (or at least we can), we work, we pay bills, and do lots more adult stuff. We also get our feelings hurt, don't we? Even though we are not children anymore and we're not afforded the same conside...

BSU warns of health risks

Jen Balao

February 24, 2006

The CSUN Black Student Union and campus officials are looking to raise awareness about health issues with African-American students. The BSU created a pamphlet to inform students about the dangers of diabetes, high blood pressure, sickle cell disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS and STDs to African-Americans. The hand...

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