The Sundial

Student heads non-profit that donates pens to needy

Student heads non-profit that donates pens to needy

Jorge Neri

May 9, 2013

Many travel to Peru to stare in awe at the secret city of Machu Picchu, but when a middle school student from the United States went in 2006, she found her way to make a difference in the world. Shelby Sinoway, 20, a marketing student at CSUN, founded a non-profit organization called The Power o...

Panel discusses crime and homicide rates in Mexico

Panel discusses crime and homicide rates in Mexico

Jorge Neri

April 25, 2013

Syria, Iraq and Egypt are nations who are noticed by the media due to the violence and turmoil their citizens have suffered. But the United States neighboring country Mexico has also been going through a war that has cost thousands of lives. Journalists Sam Quiñones, Charles Bowden, Julian Cardon...

CSUN holds 16th annual Carnaval

Jorge Neri

April 16, 2013

The 16th annual CSUN Carnaval gives students the opportunity to go on a free international tour and experience different cultures. As one of the most diverse campuses in the CSU system, CSUN has eight different ethnic studies programs, and each will be represented at Carnaval. The University Student Union will le...

Students celebrate culture with dance at Pilipino Cultural Night

Students celebrate culture with dance at Pilipino Cultural Night

Jorge Neri

April 3, 2013

As darkness looms over Matador Square on April 1, performers fill the scene, wearing hoodies and sweats. The sound of rhythmic drumming complete the night. An estimated 50 members are preparing for the 28th annual Pilipino Cultural Night (PCN), an event free to the public that celebrates Filipino c...

Google Glass: a window into the future

Google Glass: a window into the future

Jorge Neri

March 25, 2013

Victor's Pro Side Greetings, Programs, and welcome to the future! Step right this way and we’ll get you fitted for your jet packs! Well, no, not really. Still, we are getting there. We have robot maids, like the utterly adorable Roomba and robot cars, like Google’s self driving vehicles currently in d...

Comedic poet shares his latest work with CSUN students

Comedic poet shares his latest work with CSUN students

Jorge Neri

March 25, 2013

By Jorge Neri March 22nd, 2013 Section: News Jeffrey McDaniel, a Philadelphia born poet and professor at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, recited poetry in Chaparral Hall Thursday night as part of an event hosted by The Northridge Creative Writing Circle Club (NCWC club). He wrote his f...

Comedic poet inspires creative writing students

Jorge Neri

March 22, 2013

Jeffrey McDaniel, a Philadelphia born poet and professor at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, recited poetry in Chaparral Hall Thursday night as part of an event hosted by The Northridge Creative Writing Circle Club (NCWC club). He wrote his first poem when he was 14 and started composition poems...

Black Grace Dance Company to perform at VPAC

Jorge Neri

March 19, 2013

The world's leading exponent of Pacific contemporary dance, Black Grace Dance Company, will be performing at the Valley Performing Art Center, Saturday March 23. Black Grace will perform to a fusion of Pacific and contemporary dance in a dynamic form and are internationally renowned for its artistry,...

Director of women’s shelter in Mexico to speak at CSUN

Jorge Neri

March 18, 2013

Psychologist Irma Casas Franco, director of Casa Amiga, a women’s shelter in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico will talk about her work in the shelter on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Sierra Hall’s Whitsett Room. Casa Amiga works with abused women and children and has provided psychological and legal help since 1999. Th...

CSUN Chicano studies professor plays the harp in family band

CSUN Chicano studies professor plays the harp in family band

Jorge Neri

March 12, 2013

At the age of 26, Fermín Herrera witnessed Andrés Huesca play the harp in a 1940s film. From that day, Herrera knew he wanted to master the jarocho harp, a unique instrument from the southern region of Veracruz, Mexico. "It's the energy he played with, the conviction, the security, the str...

Archery club expands, gets a new home on CSUN campus

Archery club expands, gets a new home on CSUN campus

Jorge Neri

March 11, 2013

CORRECTION: The archery club was described as having been approved to receive an on-campus shooting range. The “range,” or practice field, received endorsement by the Risk Management department, the facilities manager and the CSUN Police Department. It did not receive official approval, as state...

Students express themselves at Open Mic night

Students express themselves at Open Mic night

Jorge Neri

March 1, 2013

By Jorge Neri March 1st, 2013 Section: News Students filled the USU games room for the spring semester’s first Open Mic Night, an open comedy session, Thursday. Host David Dorward, 20, CTVA screen writing major, said he wasn’t expecting the crowd of more than 35 students, but was happy ...

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