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Mitchell Family Counseling Clinic: Student trainees take on the future of therapy

Administrator Vera Chelyapov and staff counselors Bernice Contreras, and Yvette Nava go over paperwork and plans for the coming week. Photo Credit: Kristine Malicse/ Contributor

Leah Arzu

December 11, 2014

This isn’t your average therapy clinic, it’s a teaching program primarily led by assisted grad students. The private practice styled program, gives trainees hands on experience with patients, on and off campus. This unique approach is what drew Grad Student and trainee Kayla Caceres, to the c...

Condom dispensaries at CSUN given a second look — 27 years later

Leah Arzu

November 18, 2014

Condom dispensaries could be coming to our campus — 27 years after their original proposal. In 1987, condom dispensers were installed in men’s and women’s restrooms at the Student Union. The condom dispensers were installed to help stem the spread of the AIDS epidemic sweeping the nation at...

Student veteran unveils her voyage

Kelli Serio, 25, U.S. Navy Veteran, followed the steps of her family when she decided to join the Navy. Despite running into dangerous situations while serving she has learned many life lessons. Photo Credit: Rasta Ghafouri/ The Sundial

Leah Arzu

November 12, 2014

Veterans Day is a time to reflect and be grateful for the sacrifices of the men and women who have and continue to fight for this country’s freedom. It is a time to acknowledge the strides we’ve made and remember those who’ve fallen, but whose memory and sacrifices are never forgotten. ...

Cinematheque: Bringing the classics to the valley

Tim Halloran holds film screenings on Thursday nights inside the Armer Theater for CSUN's Cinematheque. Photo Credit: Rasta Ghafouri/ The Sundial

Leah Arzu

November 10, 2014

If you’ve been to Manzanita Hall, you’ve seen it; the alcove tucked away behind the glass doors, with walls that are adorned in classic movie posters from an era when movie stars exuded glamour while being triple threats and when the films themselves defied their time. Nestled between the row...

Tips and tricks to stay organized all semester long

Illustration By Kiera Haggenbrenner/ Contributor

Leah Arzu

November 4, 2014

  With the semester in full swing you may be feeling a little overwhelmed by the mounting assignments and impending midterms. Is it that time again already? Some of us have just about stamped our way to a free drink at the Freudian Sip just trying to keep up with back-to-back classes and hours of home...

Students take part in the Real Food Challenge Event

Students take part in the Real Food Challenge Event

Leah Arzu

October 25, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g4m9ff465M Students attended the Real Food Challenge event where they can learn about healthy eating and promote a healthy green system. The event took place at the Northridge Center at the USU.

CSUN Klotz Student Health Center implements procedures for Ebola exposure

Courtesy of MCT

Leah Arzu

October 16, 2014

UPDATE: This story has been updated to say there is little chance that any of the 130 passengers on Amber Vinson's flight from Cleveland to Texas could have contracted Ebola. It is hard to miss the Ebola epidemic coverage on the news and social media channels. The disease, which has largely...

Hiking trail did Villa no favors

Condor Peak Trail in the Angeles National Forest is where Armando Villa hiked with the Zeta Mu chapter of Pi Kappa Phi. Signs warn hikers of hazards that the trail may have.

Leah Arzu

October 15, 2014

The Angeles National Forest where 19-year-old CSUN student Armando Villa lost his life has a slogan - “Know Before you Go." As to how much Villa's fraternity, Zeta Mu, a chapter of Pi Kappa Phi, knew about the Condor Peak trail before they took their “Super Awesome Weekend," remains unknown. Villa...

Center stirs hope through sound

The Language Speech and Hearing Center prepares CSUN graduate students for what may come their way in life. The hands-on training graduates receive enable them to have competitive skills. David J. Hawkins/The Sundial.

Leah Arzu

October 15, 2014

There are a lot of things people take for granted: the gift of fluid verbal communication, the ability to hear a loved one say “I love you” or the capability to weave thoughts and visuals together. Some may have spent most of their lives free to enjoy all of these things before a stroke or ...

CSUN graduate’s passion for food led her all the way to primetime

Photo Courtesy of Richard Kosters
Amy Pezeshkifar, a recent CSUN graduate and culinary aficionado, prepares a dish during one of the MasterChef competitions.

Leah Arzu

October 10, 2014

A lot of us graduate and feel at a loss because we don’t know what we want to do with the rest of our lives. There’s a sense of pressure mixed with the desire to tap into something that drives us not only to success, but aligns with our passion. When Amy Pezeshkifar, 23, graduated in 2012 he...

CSUN college receives honors from Excelencia Foundation

Leah Arzu

October 3, 2014

Cal State Northridge’s College of Engineering and Computer Science has been honored by the Excelencia Foundation for efforts to mentor and support students studying engineering and computer sciences through its AIMS2 program. The AIMS2 also program works to help disadvantaged students succeed in...

iPad classes: A key to the future or a waste of time?

Illustration by Jae Kitinoja / Contributor

Leah Arzu

October 1, 2014

    We live in a time where just about everything is done via one or more of our smart devices. We rely on them to tell us what we’re supposed to be doing, for research and for simple, often mindless, entertainment. It’s safe to say much of our lives are run and organized by technology....

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