The Sundial

Drop the keyboard, pack a suitcase

Drop the keyboard, pack a suitcase

Julia Vazhenina

December 2, 2012

  When was the last time you or your friends visited a foreign country, armed with a map in one hand and a foreign-language phrase-book in the other, as you tried to figure out where the next museum, bridge or mountain peak is? In my experience asking this question to students at CSUN, t...

Activists use art to transform their community

Julia Vazhenina

November 17, 2012

Chicano community activists shared their life experiences of being immigrants in this country and how art helped them survive Thursday. The book “Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams: How the Arts Are Transforming a Community,” which was written and published by collaborative efforts of different people...

CSUN students learn about more than the myths of Islam

CSUN students learn about more than the myths of Islam

Julia Vazhenina

October 25, 2012

CSUN hosted a lecture “Islam: Beyond the myths to social change” in the Flintridge Room at the USU, featuring a speaker from the University of Michigan. Amer Ahmed, associate director of multi-ethnic student affairs at University of Michigan, started the lecture by talking about basics of...

Black Panther Film Festival continues for second day

Black Panther Film Festival continues for second day

Julia Vazhenina

October 4, 2012

  CSUN’s Department of Pan African studies held the second day of the 2012 Film Festival of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense Thursday at the Satellite Student Union. The festival was conducted in honor of the 46th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party with a screening of th...

“The Burning Wall St.” exhibit will burn at the West Gallery

Julia Vazhenina

October 3, 2012

CSUN students can have a chance to see a real firestorm, when the West Gallery’s exhibit “Burning Wall Street” goes up in flames on Oct. 13. The exhibit, which is a miniature version of Wall Street banks constructed from matches and streets made of fake money, is the creation of nearly 200 n...

Scholar shares his knowledge of Sikh community

Scholar shares his knowledge of Sikh community

Julia Vazhenina

September 14, 2012

The Department of Religious Studies at CSUN held a lecture  on Sikh culture at the United States at the Northridge Center in the USU. The main points of “From Stockton, California to Oak Creek, Wisconsin: Sikh Century in the United States” were about the history of Sikh culture, their gurus ...

Dickey’s Barbeque Pit offers delicious bites at a cheap price

Dickey’s Barbeque Pit offers delicious bites at a cheap price

Julia Vazhenina

September 4, 2012

Cal State University Northridge students now have a chance to eat healthy outside the campus in the newly opened grill restaurant Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. Dickey’s, which  is located at 9035 Reseda Blvd, in Northridge, only opened a month ago, but already it is the home to regulars and hungry crow...

Q&A with Chicana/o studies professor on her path to activism

Q&A with Chicana/o studies professor on her path to activism

Julia Vazhenina

August 28, 2012

The Daily Sundial had a chance to interview union activist, mother of two sons and CSUN Chicana/o studies associate professor Theresa Montaño. With 30 years of teaching experience, she has dedicated her life to Chicana/o studies and helping students give back to their community. Daily Sundia...

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