The Sundial

Poli sci professors, students discuss ?Bradley Factor?, impact of voting

Katt O'Neill

November 3, 2008

As the presidential elections are a day away from making history for the U.S., political science professors and students gave their outlook on the elections and shared some of their main concerns and suggestions. Professors and students weighed in on the many different challenges the U.S. faces that peop...

Fire evacuees face uncertainty

Katt O'Neill

October 15, 2008

Firefighters battled wildfires in the San Fernando Valley all day Tuesday, which was caused by the fast-moving Santa Ana winds, burning more than 13,285 acres. The Valley witnessed another day of raging fires, which left more than 742 residents of Porter Ranch homeless. The Sesnon fire, which took plac...

Fires surround valley

Katt O'Neill

October 14, 2008

A wildfire, fueled by the Santa Ana winds, swiped through the Porter Ranch area Monday morning, causing an unexpected evacuation of the community's residents. It is undetermined when the fire will be contained and when the residents will be let back into the Porter Ranch community according to Sgt....

Forum examines strategies of presidential campaigns

Katt O'Neill

October 1, 2008

The department of political science at CSUN held a presidential election forum Monday, Sept. 15 in the Grand Salon where panelists of both parties, Democrats and Republicans, fired their standing points. Panelists were asked to give their different outlooks on the strategic contexts of the campaign ...

Car accident claims lives of twin brothers

Katt O'Neill

October 1, 2008

A single car crash led to the death of 23-year-old twin brothers, one of whom is a student at CSUN, on Monday morning in the Hollywood Hills. David and Jesse Brackett were believed to be heading back home at 2:35 a.m. Monday when they collided into a parked U-Haul truck. Jesse was the driver of a 1996...

Muslim Student Association invites campus community to join Ramadan celebration

Katt O'Neill

September 25, 2008

The Muslim Student Association invited CSUN students and the community on Saturday, Sept. 20 to celebrate the Islamic holy month of Ramadan and to break fasting after sunset. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise until sunset without eating or drinking. 'God gives this month to Muslims to become patien...

Three Sexual Assaults in Two Weeks- How Safe Do You Feel?

Katt O'Neill

September 20, 2008

Two sexual assault crimes and a sexual battery incident took place at the University Park Apartments within a two-week?span, leaving students frightened and faculty concerned. Two of the attacks took place on Sept. 3 and Sept. 16 and' happened inside the UPA. The other incident, which occurred on Sept. ...

For-credit self-defense class offers ways to empower students

Katt O'Neill

September 17, 2008

Carrying a weapon for self-defense is not an option at CSUN, but now the opportunity to be empowered without a weapon is open to all students through the RAD program. RAD for men is a class for Resisting Aggression with Defense, while RAD for women is a Rape Aggression Defense class. For the first...

Witness describes train crash, families anxiously wait for news

Katt O'Neill

September 15, 2008

As of Sunday, September 14, Friday's Metrolink crash death toll reached 25 and left 135 injured, 40 of which are hospitalized and are in critical condition. The Metrolink officials took full responsibility for the crash and said on Saturday they are willing to fully cooperate with authorities for...

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