The Sundial

Program designed to treat marijuana use

Krista Daly

May 16, 2011

It’s been over 30 years since Greg Wilkin graduated from CSUN and a lot has happened since he walked the campus as a college student. Recently, Wilkin, decided to take a negative experience and transform it into a promising business venture. The alum has created a program to help people cut down or stop their marijuana use. Wilkin designed The Chronic Coach 90 day turnar...

CSUN student showcase sheds light on Oromo women’s ensembles

Krista Daly

May 1, 2011

The Art 404 exhibition design class designed the exhibit Bareedina: Women of Oromia, based on their art history professor’s dissertation. Dr. Peri Klemm traveled to Ethiopia as a graduate student to conduct research for her dissertation. The question turned out to be why women who were so poor spent so much time and energy on the arts of the body, which included hairstyles, tatt...

CSUN community fights for sustainable eats on campus

Krista Daly

April 28, 2011

Melissa Schwartz is a woman on a mission. The 29-year-old has been persistent in her campaigning to get the CSUN campus dining areas to switch to cage-free eggs. “Going cage free is important for the well being of the animals, human health and the environment,” said Schwartz, who is currently working...

University takes advantage of rebates to install urinals that conserve resources

Krista Daly

April 20, 2011

Waterless urinals across campus are helping CSUN save millions of gallons of water a year. The water savings is approximately 40,000 gallons per year per urinal, said Lynn Wiegers, executive director of the Physical Plant Management (PPM). “This equates to 10,800,000 gallons of water saved annually,” he said. The university now saves between $50,000 to $75,000 per year in its annual water bill, Wiegers said. “(...

A.S. Town Hall Meeting to be broadcast on YouTube

Krista Daly

March 27, 2011

A YouTube video will be the new form of the Associated Students’ Town Hall meeting this semester. Westin Yacoubian, business management major, thinks going virtual is good. “Virtual meetings I think are a lot better because of the fact that you can get so many people together so quickly in...

CSUN faculty exhibits its art at West Gallery on campus

Krista Daly

March 20, 2011

Puppetry, photography, quilting and silk screening are a few pieces on display at the first art show exclusively for CSUN faculty and staff. “Flipside: The After Hours Art of CSUN Faculty and Staff” will be at the West Gallery on campus until March 24. Michelle Giacopuzzi, art gallery exhib...

CSUN administrators say reporting unusual behavior in students may prevent campus violence

Krista Daly

March 7, 2011

Over winter break a gun and explosive materials were found inside a student’s dorm on campus. After making threats to students and staff, David Everson, 22, deaf studies major, was placed in a mental health facility and then taken into police custody. According to CSUN Chief of Police, Anne Glavin,...

CSUN students to vote on referendum and senate seats on Nov. 9, 10

Krista Daly

November 3, 2010

A.S. will be holding elections Tuesday and Wednesday where students will have an opportunity to vote for senators as well as a referendum that would lower the GPA requirements for A.S. members. The referendum will lower the GPA from 2.5 to 2.0. In last year’s spring elections, students voted...

Music serves as the bridge to grad school

Krista Daly

October 18, 2010

Twenty-three year old Weili Kang is no stranger to music. She started playing her first instrument, the piano, at 5-years- old, later picking up the piccolo and the flute, and then later learning the recorder. “I love the piano because they have interesting accompanies on the left hand,” Kang said.  “The reason I like flute is because flute is a melodic inst...

A.S. to vote on SB1070 resolution

Krista Daly

May 4, 2010

A resolution stating that CSUN will refrain from conducting business with the State of Arizona was tabled until May 25 because it was not approved in time for A.S. to vote on it. A.S. President Abel Pacheco told the senators to keep working on the resolution even though the semester is nearly ov...

CSUN students to perform at World Fair in Shanghai

Krista Daly

May 3, 2010

Ten CSUN students will be traveling to Shanghai to participate in the 2010 World Expo this summer. Peter Grego, the theatre department chair, said on Tuesday evening, they received confirmation from the U.S. producers that the CSUN students will be performing with their Chinese sister university,...

A.S. fully supports repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy

Krista Daly

April 27, 2010

A.S. unanimously approved the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) resolution supporting the repeal of the policy Tuesday. “The goal is to stop modern day discrimination,” said Yasmin Nadershahi, senator Science and Mathematics I. “I’m really happy this passed. The committee put a lot ...

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