The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Hundreds line up for simultaneous launch

Jessyca Dewey July 6, 2007

With lawn chairs and bottles of water, cousins Philip Colette, 19, and Winston Shields, 18, sat in the Westfield Topanga Mall parking garage on June 28 with a calm anticipation. In preparation for the...

Sculptures find home at Getty

Jessyca Dewey June 29, 2007

With the rolling Santa Monica Mountains on one side and the spectacular Los Angeles skyline on the other, the Fran and Ray Stark sculpture collection has at last found its home among the gardens and terraces...

Sunshine Act targets student loan industry

Jessyca Dewey June 29, 2007

With college costs on the rise and new questionable practices in the student loan industry recently revealed, the United States Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee passed the Higher...

$2 million grant for Valley arts

Jessyca Dewey June 22, 2007

Los Angeles County made a $2 million contribution for the Performing Arts Center to be built on campus. The project is estimated to have a total cost of $100 million, more than $70 million of which has...

Play illustrates immigrant efforts

Jessyca Dewey June 19, 2007

With the immigration debate at the forefront of the nation's mind, Cornerstone Theater Company's latest play, "Los Illegals," written by Michael John Garces, could not have had better timing. Surrounding...

Ovarian cancer still the silent killer

Jessyca Dewey June 19, 2007

A month before she turned 21, my mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She had visited the gynecologist at 17, complaining of horrible cramps and painful menstrual periods. However, the doctor had...

British songstress delivers variety

Jessyca Dewey June 12, 2007

Variety can often be the spice of life. Everyone enjoys a little salt and a little sugar, a little comfort, a little excitement. British singer Carina Round delivers enough variety to send the average...

Living Wage Ordinance faced tough fight

Jessyca Dewey January 31, 2007

By mid-December 2006, the upcoming year was looking up for the hotel workers in the Los Angeles International Airport area. On Nov. 27, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed the Century Corridor living-wage...

Effort to end pride in flying flags

Jessyca Dewey December 7, 2006

Pahrump, Nev. just passed a law that every other city in the United States should hastily adopt. The new legislation has made it illegal to fly any foreign flag without flying a U.S. flag right next to...

Thousands flock to Bamboozle Left music festival in Pomona

Jessyca Dewey October 19, 2006

As the temperatures dropped lower and lower Saturday night at the Bamboozle Left music festival, the kids spread across the field found various ways to keep themselves warm. Some of them were wrapped in...

CDC wants HIV testing to become routine

Jessyca Dewey October 17, 2006

Eliza Jane Scovill died at age 3 through no fault of her own. Her death was not caused by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. She did not die of cancer. She was not killed by a thug on a street corner. According...

Gov’t says parental notification necessary for abortion

Jessyca Dewey September 25, 2006

Kids are not adults. Oh sure, they act like adults; however, until they reach the ripe age of 18, they are not at all legally adults. Until then, they live with certain restrictions. Until 18, kids are...

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