The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Porn star goes to law school

Kriti Sood May 16, 2007
Porn Star Goes to Law School is the tag line of Traci's, aka Anita Cannibal's, MySpace profile page. These few words describe her excitement these days as she recently got accepted to The University of West Los Angeles School of Law. A graduating senior at CSUN, Traci has been in the porn industry since 1994.

Student a cappella group, Acasola performs at the SSU

Kriti Sood May 14, 2007
Sol Train' was the title that Acasola group members agreed upon for their first funky performance held in a concert-like setting Saturday night at the Satellite Student Union. After considering everything from "Corn Fest" to "Humerus: Not just a bone in your body," the relatively new CSUN a cappella group decided to stick with what they thought would better suit a 1970s theme.

Helping to improve autism awareness

Kriti Sood May 9, 2007
Autism has been termed as the largest growing developmental disability in the United States. A 2007 study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that about 1 in 150 8-year-old children in multiple areas of the United States had an Autism Spectrum Disorder, an increase from the 1 in 166 figure reported by the CDC in January 2004.

Research on indigenous religions, spirituality shared at Oviatt

Kriti Sood May 7, 2007
Indigenous religions were discussed on Wednesday night at the Oviatt Library's presentation room as professors spoke about the importance of ancestral religions and traditions in modern society. The panel included three Cal State professors who shared their research on the indigenous religions in different parts of the world.

Comedienne spotlights eating disorders

Kriti Sood April 23, 2007
Eating disorders and fretting about one's body image has been an issue of discussion for quite a while, however, many people are able to see humor in the disease. Comedienne Michelle Garb presented as part of "U-MATTER"-dor week. "Fat Brain, Skinny Body," is an hour-long presentation about various eating disorders and ways to prevent them.

High winds can’t keep vendors at CSUN’s 37th Earth Fair down

Kriti Sood April 23, 2007
Strong winds and flying pamphlets did not detour 82-year-old Coby Siegenthaler from raising awareness of her group's cause: Informing CSUN students about veganism and animal rights. Siegenthaler was among many at the Earth Fair on Wednesday trying to provide students with resources to make informed decisions about the environment.

CSU freshmen worse in math, English than last year

Kriti Sood March 27, 2007
A recently released CSU study sheds light on the significant number of incoming freshmen who enter CSUs unprepared for the rigors of university-level math and English. System-wide, 37.5 percent of regularly admitted first-time freshmen in Fall 2006 needed remediation in mathematics compared with 36.

One story of getting through college in three years

Kriti Sood March 23, 2007
Someone dying of extreme joy might not be a common sight at the commencement ceremonies. Happy as I am for my upcoming graduation, I am equally petrified of having to experience a shock. It seems like mere exaggeration but it is not for someone who has toiled days and nights to reach the final step in the ladder of college years.

A different kind of advertisement

Kriti Sood March 16, 2007
Subvertisements: Using Ads and Logos for Protest" is an upcoming art exhibition that takes advertising, a pervasive element in U.S. consumer culture, and portrays it in a different kind of light. The show was put together using subvertisements from the Center for the Study of Political Graphics.

CSUN VP of student affairs oversees student success

Kriti Sood March 13, 2007
Spending most of his day in the University Hall Student Affairs office, Terry Piper is at ground zero for student life on campus. "My sense is that I do make a personal connection with the students because of and through staff," said Piper, 54, vice president of student affairs.

Latest Matador Nights event brings in more donations

Kriti Sood February 27, 2007
More than 1,000 people endured chilly winds at the University Student Union on Friday night to sing karaoke, munch on free food, watch masquerade balls and have their palms read as part of the fourth-ever Matador Nights event. The event was open to CSUN students from 9 p.

Vietnam, Iraq veterans speak out against war

Kriti Sood February 20, 2007
The recently scheduled court-martial of 1st Lt. Ehren Watada, a 28-year-old conscientious objector, is creating uproar among anti-war organizations and peace activists against the War in Iraq. There are currently numerous organizations, old and new, that have resolved to put a stop to the violence.
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