The Sundial

VPAC: An evening with the sounds of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán performed in front of a large audience at the Valley Performing Arts Center Thursday, Dec. 3. Photo Courtesy of The VPAC
Julissa Vasquez December 4, 2015

Silver embellishments of traditional Mexican attire glistened on the stage Thursday, Dec. 3 as Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán showed a large audience at the Valley Performing Arts Center why they're known...

App of the day: SworkIt Lite

Alyson Burton / Illustrator
Julissa Vasquez December 1, 2015

For many students, paying for a membership to the gym is just not in their budget, but the app SworkIt Lite is here to help with reaching weight loss goals. Some of those who try and workout outdoors...

CSUN hosts first annual Habesha Cultural Show

Dancers from UC Riverside's Abyssian Student Union perform a dance. Photo credit: Julissa Vasquez
Julissa Vasquez November 21, 2015

Habesha pride was on full display through dance, poetry and fashion during CSUN’s 1st annual Habesha Culture Show Friday night inside of the USU Northridge Center. Organized by CSUN’s Habesha...

App of the Day: Mint

Alyson Burton / Illustrator
Julissa Vasquez November 3, 2015

Many students have bank accounts through different companies and checking account information on each one can be time consuming, but the app Mint is here to make life easier.   The Mint app...

Tattoo Tuesday: Eva Lopez

A close up of Eva Lopez's unicorn tattoo, which she had done this past July. Photo credit: Julissa Vasquez
Julissa Vasquez October 20, 2015

One student has made a tradition of getting a tattoo on every birthday and has no plans of stopping that anytime soon. Eva Lopez, 25, a junior at CSUN who is studying psychology and biology has seven...

Halloween costume ideas on a budget

Julissa Vasquez October 15, 2015

For some students, Halloween is a time to head over to a costume store and splurge on an ensemble, but for many others, it is a time to get creative and brainstorm costume ideas.It is easier than one might...

Robots battling for world domination

CSUN students works with associate to work on their robot in preparation for their robot club on Cal State Northridge campus.
Julissa Vasquez October 13, 2015

Many companies and individuals have turned to robots for use as part of everyday life, and much of Japan’s success with robotics is slowly starting to to be seen here in the U.S. The growing popularity...

Tattoo Tuesdays: CSUN student receives first tattoo

A CSUN students lifts his T-shirt and shows an up close of his freshly done tattoo.
Julissa Vasquez October 13, 2015

After having gotten his first tattoo three weeks ago, 20-year-old CSUN psychology major Francisco Sernas made sure his design has a strong meaning behind it. It is a mixture between Serna’s favorite...

Infamous court trials with Linda Deutsch

Linda Deutsch teaches to a group of students at CSUN.
Julissa Vasquez September 29, 2015

Starting her journalism career at the age of 12 by publishing a newspaper about Elvis Presley for 300 of his fans worldwide, Linda Deutsch had no plans to end up becoming one of the most respected female...

Biopic “Straight Outta Compton” tells N.W.A’s incredible story

Photo credit: Thomas Gallegos
Julissa Vasquez August 29, 2015

The movie "Straight Outta Compton" is a biopic based on the rise of the rap group N.W.A. The film follows group members Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren. Directed by F. Gary Gray,...

Load more stories
The student media organization of California State University Northridge