The Sundial

The importance of food science

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Joanna Rosales October 1, 2017

CSUN's food science program is not all about eating food, there is a lot of experimenting, cooking and testing that comes along with the major. Claudia Fajardo-Lira, who teaches food science, explained...

Africana Studies Department publishes annual Kapu Sens literary journal

Cover illustrating a father grand father and son with red title reading one love: strength and solidarity in a time of uncertainty
Joanna Rosales September 26, 2017

The Africana Studies Department publishes Kapu Sens ever year, which is a literary journal which contains student-written poems and essays, and this year's the theme is One Love: Strength and Solidarity...

Art department showcases work by graduate students

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Joanna Rosales May 8, 2017

CSUN's Main Gallery opened up to a new graduate exhibit featuring the work of Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts students on Sunday.The art featured were made by students Alina Hayes, Mehrnoosh Eskandri,...

Track and field seniors share last thoughts on their final season

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Joanna Rosales May 1, 2017

With the track and field season coming to an end, seniors give their thanks, advice and last thoughts about their final season. Taylor Cudequest, the team leader of the track and field team, said...

105-year-old woman shares her life experiences to CSUN sociology class

Connie Farrell Weinberg pictured in a candid photo
Joanna Rosales April 25, 2017

Connie Farrell Weinberg, a 105-year-old woman, gave a speech to students in Professor Helen Dosik’s sociology of aging class about her hip surgery and her life. Weinberg is the oldest patient to have...

L.A. County announce April as “Armenian History Month”

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Joanna Rosales April 24, 2017

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors appointed April as Armenian History Month. The motion was brought forth by supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger.Biayna Ayvazian, president of the Armenian...

Annual philosophy conference prepares students

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Joanna Rosales April 9, 2017

The philosophy department at CSUN will be hosting their 8th annual student philosophy conference.Abel Franco, a professor who teaches philosophy, said the idea of the conference is to get students prepared...

A.S. will host annual Earth Fair with speaker series, music and giveaways

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Joanna Rosales April 9, 2017

Associated Students (A.S.) will have their annual Earth Fair that will feature students, speakers, public sectors and more.Kira Paczkowski, a graduate assistant for A.S., said the Earth Fair is important...

Weekly picks: “Sleight” screening, Selena tribute, Pasadena Chalk Festival exhibit

Chalk portrait of Frida Kahlo made of flowers
Joanna Rosales March 27, 2017

Wednesday, 3/29 "Sleight" | Screening @ The Ray Stark Family Theatre, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex Directed by J.D. Dillard, "Sleight" is a film about a young magician, played by Jacob Latimore,...

CSUN students push for plastic water bottle ban

Two students pictured sitting at the tables outside the SRC and chatting
Joanna Rosales March 19, 2017

Students advocate to eliminate the use of plastic water bottles on campus through the "Ban the Bottle" movement. Genna Gold, a senior, got the idea from her sustainability 401 class in which students...

Students volunteer to help parents prepare in case of deportation

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Joanna Rosales March 18, 2017

Students will be volunteering in guardianship-caretaker clinics under Bet Tzedek and will learn to help undocumented parents figure out who will take care of their children if they are deported. Bet...

California lawmakers propose plan for affordable college

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Joanna Rosales March 13, 2017

California lawmakers proposed a plan on Monday that would help about 400,000 students by helping existing aid programs and eliminating the necessity of student loans, according to The Los Angeles Times. The...

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