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A.S. passes resolution to provide more affordable textbooks

Jessica Jewell

May 8, 2012

Associated Students approved a resolution encouraging CSUN faculty and the Matador Bookstore to work together to provide more affordable textbook policies for students Tuesday in their final meeting for the academic school year. The resolution outlined the importance of their cooperation, as it is state law, according to the California State Assembly Bill ...

Superfood Smoothie recipe

Jessica Jewell

May 3, 2012

  With finals right around the corner, students scramble looking to cram in a quick meal and more frequently than not, an energy boost. Now, while most clamor for the closest energy drink or stand in line for a red eye, there are other healthier options that not only can wake you up, but sustain ...

Lack of federal poultry regulation will harm animals, workers and consumers

Jessica Jewell

May 1, 2012

Jessica Jewell Daily Sundial   The USDA put its plans on hold to allow time for more public comment after public outcry erupted over concerns of sanitation and worker safety over a USDA proposal to pull federal line inspectors out of poultry slaughterhouses, handing over the job almost entirely...

AS funds Ability Awareness Day

Jessica Jewell

May 1, 2012

A.S. passed a motion Tuesday allocating $800 to the CSUN Branch of the Council for Exceptional Children to fund Ability Awareness Day, an event organized by the College of Education, presenting Jonathan Mooney from the unassigned contingency account. Senator Cinzia Lettieri thanked the board fo...

AS allocates more money for Black Graduation Celebration

Student Body Senator Laquae Felix, 20, journalism major discusses the funding for black graduation committee on Tuesday at the Grand Salon. Felix said

Jessica Jewell

April 24, 2012

Associated Students voted to distribute an additional $1,700, a decrease from an original request of $3,000, to Black Graduation Celebration, Tuesday after the issue had been tabled last week.The 2011-2012 annual A.S. budget allocated $3,500 to the Black Graduation Committee; but the group cam...

Tahini Lemon Rice and Beans recipe

Jessica Jewell

April 19, 2012

Tahini Lemon Rice and Beans This variation on a standard rice and bean staple takes a favorite classic to the next level. The mix of different unlikely flavors together create a savory delight that not only tastes amazing, but is good for you too!   Ingredients   Rice Mix: 1 c brown rice (I used basmati because it’s what I had on hand...

Grace Potter and The Nocturnals perform at CSUN

Grace Potter and The Nocturnals are performing both weekends at Coachella before heading on a summer tour Photo by Jessica Jewell / Daily Sundial

Jessica Jewell

April 18, 2012

  Grace Potter and the Nocturnals made a special visit to CSUN Wednesday to perform an acoustic set at The Pub for an intimate audience of about 100 people. Attendees poured into the space grabbing seats eagerly while they waited for the band to take the stage. Potter rocked oversized shades as she took to the s...

Associated Students allocate money to the alcohol awareness event Ladder of Risk

Jessica Jewell

April 17, 2012

Associated Students allocated $2,050 to Pi Kappa Alpha for the alcohol awareness event “Ladder of Risk,” Tuesday. Tomorrow's event was at risk of being cancelled if the fraternity was not able to acquire this last-minute funding. The fraternity originally asked A.S. to grant them $2,600 for t...

Death of the honey bee is anything but sweet

Jessica Jewell

April 16, 2012

Bees, an unsung hero in bringing food to you. They work hard pollinating produce aisle delights. It is a task ensuring plants reproduce and thrive— without bees, the food supply would be in peril. Well, it kind of is these days. Bees are dying and ditching their hives around the world, a scary prospect as our own elementary subs...

Vegan black bean soup recipe

Jessica Jewell

April 12, 2012

Black Bean Soup This soup is another recipe from Vegan Yum Yum. I love this soup for a quick fix. It’s a one-pot meal—perfect for a college budget and for when you’re in a pinch. Black beans have the added benefits of being rich in antioxidants that benefit not only the health of your skin...

California Faculty Association to vote on strike over lack of contract

Jessica Jewell

April 10, 2012

The California Faculty Association is holding a member vote the week of April 16 and April 27 to approve a two-day “rolling” strike that would start Nov. 17 at campuses across the CSU to demand a contract agreement. According to a Q&A on the CFA website, the proposed strategy would be, ...

A local quality coffee shop in Gayle’s Perks

Jessica Jewell

March 29, 2012

As a foodie and admitted food snob, I’m a hard egg to crack. Gayle’s Perks coffee shop is tucked away next door to a CVS; located just blocks away from CSUN, near Balboa and Nordhoff. At first glance, the location can be a bit off-putting, as it is a challenge to find it in the endless strip-mall...

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