The Sundial

Commencement ceremonies one week away

Jessica Bullock

May 10, 2013

Commencements for graduation begin May 20 and will continue through May 23 as each college hosts their graduation ceremony separately. An honors convocation will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. on the Oviatt Library lawn. On May 21 the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication will hold their ...

Social work students help the hungry through food drive

Social work students help the hungry through food drive

Jessica Bullock

April 17, 2013

A group of CSUN students who answered a teacher’s challenge are holding a food drive and fundraiser to tackle local hunger issues. Mark Abelsson, a social work professor, challenged one of his classes to fulfill an assignment by choosing an advocacy issue relevant to the San Fernando Valley and tak...

Senate to listen to hearings on immigration reform bill

Jessica Bullock

April 17, 2013

The immigration bill, “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013” was discussed in the Senate on April 16 with upcoming hearings scheduled for April 19 and April 22. The bill was introduced by a bipartisan group of four Democrats and four Republicans.  Presi...

Feeding stations at CSUN help feral cats

Feeding stations at CSUN help feral cats

Jessica Bullock

March 25, 2013

Due to an overwhelming community of feral cats on campus, several students, staff and faculty members have formed a self-funded group, the CSUN Cat People. The group is dedicated to feeding and caring for these homeless animals with the ultimate goal of reducing their population while educating ot...

Alumnus to screen new film about Iraq War veterans

Jessica Bullock

March 20, 2013

Correction: Tickets online are $5. Only tickets at the door cost $10.00 The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) and UCLA’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) will be screening the documentary “High Ground” Thursday in the USU Theater. The 7 p.m. screening will also feature a post-movie Q&...

New technology lounge to be built in Sol Center

Jessica Bullock

March 20, 2013

The USU Board of Directors is currently working on creating a technology lounge on campus. Although originally projected to open by the end of 2013, the board has now decided to complete only a proposed design, based on their meeting held last month. “A completion date is still to be determined and ...

Northridge Farmers’ Market will be back this week

Jessica Bullock

March 18, 2013

The Northridge Farmers’ Market will open its doors Wednesday, March 20, for the first time this year providing in-season produce from local farmers, pre-packaged artisan foods and live entertainment. The farmers’ market is located at 9301 Tampa Ave. in the Northridge Fashion Center’s parking lot. F...

Healthy food options dominate CSUN restaurant menus

Healthy food options dominate CSUN restaurant menus

Jessica Bullock

February 19, 2013

Eateries on campus are increasingly accommodating healthier food requests to include vegetarian and vegan varieties. The University Corporation, currently in charge of overseeing all of the food operations on campus, aims to provide convenient, healthy and reasonably-priced meals for students,...

Life interrupted by Tay-Sachs disease; Santiago

Jessica Bullock

February 10, 2012

Santiago del Aguila, four, was diagnosed with Tay-Sachs, a terminal illness of the nervous system. Most children develop Tay-Sachs around three to six months of age. Side effects of this disease include loss of hearing and vision, decreased muscle strength, repeated seizures, inability to digest so...

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