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Political Science professor explains travel ban court process

Still of CSUN poli sci professor during interview

Josue Aguilar

February 10, 2017

Many students are aware of President Donald Trump's travel ban but don't know how the process actually works. CSUN Political Science Professor, Tyler Hughes, sits down with The Sundial and explains the travel ban court case.

Trump wins the 270 electoral votes to become president

Donald Trump and Mike Pence wave to the audience

Josue Aguilar

December 19, 2016

Donald trump won the required 270 Electoral College votes to formally become the president elect, according the New York times. Electors casted their votes Monday, with only a few electors changing their vote despite protest, giving Trump about 290 of the electoral votes, as reported by the Los Angeles ...

CSUN student receives threatening email

Police officers gather around student in the parking garage

Josue Aguilar

November 10, 2016

It was reported on the CSUN PD police scanner that a woman attending the Students of Color Coalition meeting, received a threatening email. In the email, it was stated that an individual would bring weapons. The students who attended the meeting had to be escorted by police. *This article will...

Trump Triumphs

Trump speaks at campaign rally

Josue Aguilar

November 9, 2016

Republican candidate Donald J. Trump has been projected as the 45th President of the United States. According to L.A. Times, the final projected numbers show that Trump is ahead with 276 electoral votes over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. The general election wasn't the only concern for California...

Granada Hills hosts OctoberFest in their annual Street Faire

street fair tents and shoppers

Josue Aguilar

October 8, 2016

Granada Hills will host its 11th annual Street Faire event on Saturday, which will feature OctoberFest activities hosted by the Granada Hills Rotary Foundation. The Street Faire stretches four city blocks along Chatsworth Street from Zelzah Avenue to Encino Avenue. In addition to OctoberFest, the ...

Shooting reported near CSUN

bullet on sidewalk

Josue Aguilar

September 25, 2016

Gun shots were reportedly fired at an apartment complex across the street from the CSUN campus today at about 8 a.m The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) responded to the incident near the intersection of Zelzah Avenue and Lassen Street, according to the Los Angeles Times. According to officer Norma Eisenman, an LAPD spokesperson, ...

Saturday News Wrap Up

Lakers player has the ball

Josue Aguilar

September 24, 2016

Sports The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that they have re-signed forward Metta World Peace. World Peace previously played in China for the 2014-15 season before returning to the Lakers last year. He averaged 5.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in 35 games for the Lakers. Terms of the contract were n...

CSUN fraternity suspended for conspiring to lie about hazing allegations

Alpha Kappa Psi poses for a group photo

Josue Aguilar

August 27, 2016

The Mu Phi chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity was suspended for four years on June 22, after it was proven they conspired to lie to independent investigators about hazing allegations, according to a letter sent to the chapter from the fraternity's Alpha Kappa Psi Board of Directors. Mu Phi's suspension...

Craigslist killer sentenced to life in prison for murder of CSUN student

Abdullah Alkadi pictured

Josue Aguilar

August 12, 2016

Long Beach resident Agustin Fernandez, 30, was sentenced to life in prison on Friday for the murder of 23-year-old CSUN student Abdullah Alkadi, who he met on Craigslist. Fernandez was convicted of first-degree murder on June 9 for the death of Alkadi, which jurors also found that the murder included...

Game of Thrones music comes to the Palladium

Issac Hemptead and Ramin Djawadi from Game of Thrones pictured speaking

Josue Aguilar

August 9, 2016

"Game of Thrones" composer Ramin Djawadi performed a medley of music from the popular television series alongside a live orchestra at the Hollywood Palladium on Monday. Djawadi, who created the music for all 60 episodes of the series, wants fans to experience the sounds of the series live with the...

Music Mondays: Heavy Metal

Ozzy Ozbourne pictued performing

Josue Aguilar

August 8, 2016

Metal music can be great way to get the blood pumping or provide an outlet to release some frustrations. The roots of the genre can be traced to the blues-rock genre of the 1960s with bands like Led Zeppelin and Cream being major influences. The dark, angry and serious tone of the music embodied the blue-col...

Interim director of EOP announced

Woman speaks at podium

Josue Aguilar

August 6, 2016

The committee headed by Provost Yi Li has chosen Shiva Parsa for the position of Interim Director of EOP, according to an email sent to the campus community by Li.The search committee looked to replace previous EOP director Jose Luis Vargas, who was beloved by students and staff on campus, following...

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