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

Chic and cheap tips for summer style

Joanna Beckett April 30, 2008
Temperatures are rising and the spring semester is coming to an end, which indicates it is time to revamp our wardrobes with the fashion staples and trends of summer. This summer's fashions offer a wealth of versatility in everything from dresses to shoes.

Owners should protect feral cats from danger and trespassing

Joanna Beckett April 30, 2008
Sitting in my backyard on Easter Sunday, enjoying the slight breeze and the last day of spring break, my bliss was abruptly interrupted by a smell I was not accustom to, but was well aware of. The stench that was slowly invading my nostrils and impairing my vision with disbelief was three strategically placed lumps of cat feces.

Entrepreneurs making names on campus

Joanna Beckett April 23, 2008
The invention of the Internet combined with the need to be successful and wealthy as quickly as possible has led to the development of the young entrepreneur. The young entrepreneur is a direct product of their environment, born into the excess of the 1980s, cultivated by children programming that promoted high self-esteem and equipped with the latest technology.

Local homicides need resolutions

Joanna Beckett April 23, 2008
City officials and community leaders initially rally around a homicide, but as media attention decreases so does the city officials and community leaders attention to the community and individuals impacted by the violent crimes. City officials and community leaders give the impression in the beginning that they are willing to find plausible solutions to the issues surrounding violent crimes and the neighborhoods that are disproportionately affected by them.

Pan African Studies reopens writing center

Joanna Beckett April 23, 2008
The Pan African Studies Department reopened the PAS Writing Center and unveiled their new reference library on April 17. One of the oldest writing assistance labs at CSUN, the PAS writing lab, located in Sierra Hall 273, has reopened after renovations that included the addition of the reference library.

What are you doing for Earth Day?

Joanna Beckett April 22, 2008
Photos by Joanna Beckett, Daily Sundial

CAC raises funds, Relay for Life

Joanna Beckett April 14, 2008
The CSUN chapter of Colleges Against Cancer will be hosting the university's first Relay For Life fundraising event on Saturday, April 19 to Sunday, April 20 at the Sierra Quad. The 24-hour event is a signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, which celebrates the survivors and remembers those who lost their lives to cancer.

Northridge Academy High School

Joanna Beckett April 11, 2008
For many in college, high school is a distant memory of tedious work, unenthusiastic teachers and a curriculum that left many students asking the question, "Will I ever need or use this when I graduate?" But for Cynthia Rodriguez, a senior history major and a class of 2004 high school graduate, the memory of high school has been revitalized into recent memory, with a new twist.

Graduating student murdered near USC campus

Joanna Beckett April 5, 2008
Clifton Hibbert Jr. was just a few weeks shy of becoming a CSUN graduate, when his life was taken violently on March 29. Hibbert, 22, and a friend, Kenneth Patterson, 23, were fatally shot in front of an apartment complex located on the 4300 block of Figueroa Street in South Los Angeles near the USC campus.

Students go overseas in support of research

Joanna Beckett March 25, 2008
CSUN professors and students travelled across the Pacific Ocean on Feb. 27 to help launch the Taiwan Coral Research Center and finalize an academic agreement with a university located in the region. The newly-opened center is located at the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium in Pingtung, Taiwan, and will focus on the coral reefs located on the southern coastline of the country.

If you can read this, stop tailgating

Joanna Beckett March 12, 2008
The California Highway is a war zone that pits the speed limit driving motorists against the self-righteous fast drivers. Like most Los Angeles drivers, I have witnessed countless freeway collisions, and as a result, I have decided to drive the speed limit.
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