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20 percent of Americans are religiously unaffiliated, study says

20 percent of Americans are religiously unaffiliated, study says

Jonathan Bue

December 5, 2012

Travis Baluyot grew up in a Catholic household, but when the mechanical engineering major goes about his day he seldom prays or gestures the sign of the cross for blessing, and doesn’t go to mass. “I mean, I still have a cross in my car whenever I drive,”  Baluyot said. The senior at CSUN...

Women’s basketball: Italian-born forward Marta Masoni has taken the Matadome by storm

Women’s basketball: Italian-born forward Marta Masoni has taken the Matadome by storm

Jonathan Bue

December 4, 2012

Opponents of CSUN’s women’s basketball team have got to be asking where the team got their new Italian engine, Marta Masoni. Just seven games into the season, and it’s clear the kind of impact the freshman -- who throws in 3-pointers like daggers -- has had for the Matadors. Not only does...

Santa Susana Hall undergoes major repairs

Jonathan Bue

November 27, 2012

Replacement of Santa Susana Hall’s roof is expected to finish this month, the only task remaining of the project that began in August is a structural cover for the building’s maintenance well. The deferred maintenance project is meant to address persistent water leakage within the building at ...

Apps for any bookworm

Jonathan Bue

November 14, 2012

iReadItNow - (Free for iPhone) There are a variety of apps that allow users to categorize their books, but iReadItNow does this and goes a step further, tracking the user’s reading history in neat little graphs. Developed by Wonjae Choi, iReadItNow offers the usual perks of  passage highlighting an...

Women’s Basketball: Sophomore Janae Sharpe leads team on and off court

Jonathan Bue

November 7, 2012

  CSUN guard Janae Sharpe has a backup plan just in case basketball doesn’t work out for her. But after being named Big West Freshman of the Year last season and earning preseason All-Conference team honors, that plan is looking more and more like the retirement kind. Outside of a...

Filipino American Student Association hosts showcase

Filipino American Student Association hosts showcase

Jonathan Bue

October 26, 2012

Story by Jacqueline Kalisch CSUN students held their annual showcase Thursday to bring their culture to other students and the community. The Filipino American Student Association (FASA) hosted its 15th Students for Pilipino American History Month (SPAHM) showcase featuring comedian and magician...

Psychology department shows off its talent

Psychology department shows off its talent

Jonathan Bue

October 21, 2012

Story by Gabrielle Moreira CSUN’s psychology department held their 4th annual “Psychology’s Got Talent” talent show Thursday night where more than 35 students sang, danced, and played instruments. The show was spearheaded in 2008 by Andrew Ainsworth, associate professor of psychology, who...

K-Pop’s Connection to CSUN

Jonathan Bue

October 10, 2012

If there was a blueprint for pop superstardom, let us introduce you to the exception. “Gangnam Style”, a song that surpassed 400 million views on Youtube in less than 90 days, may not be the song you would expect to gallop across American television. For one, it’s not even in English. The son...

Meet Trinidad and Tobago’s star water polo player

Meet Trinidad and Tobago’s star water polo player

Jonathan Bue

October 10, 2012

When head coach Marcelo Leonardi first saw Kelcie Ferreira play, it was in his role as an assistant coach for team USA’s women’s junior water polo national team. Standing out for the opposing side was Ferreira, a member of Trinidad and Tobago’s squad. Right away, Leonardi was impressed by F...

Associated Students hosts first “We the People” event

Associated Students hosts first “We the People” event

Jonathan Bue

October 4, 2012

Story by Jacqueline Kalisch Associated Students registered more than 100 new voters at their “We The People” event on Oct. 4 to inform students with a variety of political parties and different propositions to learn from. A.S. made some changes from last year's <a href="https://sundial.csun.edu/2012/04/associated-student-bring-big-politics-to-csun/">“Big...

College of business and economics has annual Professor for a Day event

Jonathan Bue

September 28, 2012

>>CORRECTION: Larry Twersky is a member of the executive board for the College of a business and economics<< The College of business and economics hosted its fourth annual Professor for a Day event Sept. 19 and 20. This year’s two-day event is the largest in its history, having evolved...

CSUN’s new Veterans Resource Center set to open Wednesday Sept. 12

Jonathan Bue

September 11, 2012

A year after its approval last August, CSUN’s Veterans Resource Center is set to have its opening ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 12. The center, which was approved by the University Student Union Board of Directors and paid for by students’ campus quality fee, provides additional resources and supp...

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