The Sundial

A starter guide for students interested in Zipcar service on campus

A starter guide for students interested in Zipcar service on campus

Joanna Jacobo

February 17, 2014

Kenneth Premo, manager of support services at the Associated Students office on campus, said Zipcar has been a long time coming. “Our campus student housing doesn’t have any r0eally good way to get students to a grocery store… and the bus systems don’t go directly where people would lik...

Don’t let Jamzilla trample your Valentine’s Day plans

Don’t let Jamzilla trample your Valentine’s Day plans

Joanna Jacobo

February 12, 2014

Students will soon face the wrath of the traffic-induced hysteria that takes over Los Angeles when an approximate six-mile block of the 405 is almost completely restrained from vehicular access for more than three days. “Jamzilla,” the name dubbed for the 80-hour closure of the northbound 405 hig...

Pride Center to host LGBTQ Awareness student training

Joanna Jacobo

February 9, 2014

The Pride Center is offering their next Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Queer (LGBTQ) Awareness training session on Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. in the Thousand Oaks Room. The sessions are held to motivate individuals to improve the campus climate for people who identify, or question their identity as an LG...

Black History Month kicks off with hip hop workshop

Joanna Jacobo

February 9, 2014

Choreographer Benjamin Allen led a Hip Hop dance workshop in commemoration of Black History month on Wednesday night at California State University Northridge. February is considered Black History month and in the effort to kick start the month-long celebration on campus, Dr. Aimee Glocke co-coordin...

Former governors speak at CSUN concerning their time in public service

Former governors speak at CSUN concerning their time in public service

Joanna Jacobo

February 4, 2014

Linda Lingle, former governor of Hawaii, and Michael Dukakis, former governor of Massachusetts, spoke to a crowd of about 150 people regarding their experiences in public office on Tuesday night at the USU Grand Salon. "It is a privilege to be here at my alma mater," Lingle said. She graduated from...

CSU Board of Trustees to prioritize grad rates, work-study programs

Joanna Jacobo

January 29, 2014

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy White urged members to make it their priority to improve education at his first State of the CSU address on Wednesday at the Board of Trustees meeting. “We should be proud that the CSU helps young people become leaders,” White said. He said the...

Students could face citations for drug, alcohol violations on campus

Joanna Jacobo

January 27, 2014

Reported alcohol and drug violations at CSUN Student Housing have increased as students welcome the spring semester. According to the CSUN police department crime log, almost one violation per day was reported involving alcohol and drug consumption taking place in student housing, the week prior...

Students pursue philanthropic goals through self-made CSUN dance group

Students pursue philanthropic goals through self-made CSUN dance group

Joanna Jacobo

January 27, 2014

She stood by the window, smiling. Sharing everything she knew and everything she loved about dance. Every few seconds, she would tilt her head over her shoulders to watch her four teammates rehearse. Her words ceased as a rushing yearn to dance took over her body. After a few minutes, that’s exac...

The true cost of healthy food, for some unhealthy food is survival

The true cost of healthy food, for some unhealthy food is survival

Joanna Jacobo

January 27, 2014

You have two choices. You can walk over to the corner fast food joint to buy a family meal for only $5, or you can spend more than two hours to go to a grocery store, come home, and cook a lovely meal that will be devoured in seconds for $20. You don’t have a car, you live off minimum wage and it...

‘Chicana/o’ term limits and excludes

‘Chicana/o’ term limits and excludes

Joanna Jacobo

August 27, 2013

Mexican. Mexican-American. American. Chicana? Growing up, I never understood what the terminology meant. My parents defined a Chicana/o as someone who lost their heritage, their true Mexican culture: those who claimed to be better than many undocumented Mexicans attempting to build a better life here, as oppos...

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