The Sundial

Editor’s Note

Lilianna Oustinovskaya May 9, 2010

For our last issue of the academic year, we as a staff have decided to look back and reflect on all that has transpired in the pages of the newspaper and try to capture some of the most important moments....

An artist you should be listening to: Brandi Carlile

Lilianna Oustinovskaya February 10, 2010

When people ask what genre of music you listen to, the standard response is often, “anything, but country music.” While my music tastes can be described as eclectic, country fails to make an appearance....

Editor’s Note on the weekly sex column

Lilianna Oustinovskaya September 16, 2009

Many of you probably picked up today’s paper expecting to read the next topic in our weekly sex column. I fear many of you will be disappointed. Instead, I feel this is a more appropriate response...

CSUN Director of Admissions and Records Eric Forbes, injured in Metrolink accident a year ago, reflects on his experience

Lilianna Oustinovskaya September 9, 2009

About a year ago, Eric G. Forbes sat in the second car of a Metrolink train looking through a window as another train headed toward him. “I could see the train coming, had fewer than five seconds...

CSUN employee Bea Watts recounts her emotional and physical ordeal following Metrolink accident a year later

Lilianna Oustinovskaya September 9, 2009

The ambulance lights die down, the wreckage is cleaned up and eventually the story moves its way from the front page to the back. But for the victims of the Metrolink accident, moving on is not...

Budget Woes at the Center of President Jolene Koester’s Address

Lilianna Oustinovskaya August 21, 2009

With the onslaught of news this summer dealing with the budget crisis, it was a somber gathering at the annual convocation address to faculty and staff on Aug. 20. President Jolene Koester spoke of...

Editor’s Note

Lilianna Oustinovskaya August 2, 2009

It has recently been brought to our attention that two unidentified men claiming to be Daily Sundial sales representatives, have been attempting to sell fake subscriptions and/or solicit donations. None...

A.S. directors fired

Lilianna Oustinovskaya April 20, 2009

' Current Associated Students (A.S.) President Miguel Segura fired four A.S. senators last week. The positions included director of visibility, director of political awareness, director of finance and...

The real Michelle Obama

Lilianna Oustinovskaya March 24, 2009

Michelle Obama has added an undeniable new energy into the evolving debate of feminism, motherhood and the traditional ideals of womanhood that still dominate our society's consciousness. This is a rather...

Classy food on a budget

Lilianna Oustinovskaya March 16, 2009

Driving down Ventura Boulevard looking for a place to eat can be difficult. Not because of the lack of dining options, but for the exact opposite dilemma. Restaurants, cafes and coffee shops crowd the...

Feminism took a few steps back

Lilianna Oustinovskaya March 12, 2009

Not too long ago I was driving on the freeway with a close male friend in the passenger's seat. The conversation inevitably turned to politics and the recent election, which then quickly morphed into an...

The legacy of a WiSE woman

Lilianna Oustinovskaya March 6, 2009

When she began teaching in the College of Engineering and Computer science at CSUN some 33 years ago, Dr. Bonita J. Campbell was the only female faculty member. When she retired in the spring of 2008,...

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