The Sundial

Letter from the Editors

Loren Townsley

September 16, 2014

To the CSUN community:   This special edition of the Sundial was published in hopes of raising public awareness about mental health and its effects on college students and the CSUN community. As chief editors of this issue, we have witnessed first-hand what tragedies mental health can bring when left...

CSUN student charged with filing fake police report

Loren Townsley

November 1, 2013

The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office has charged a CSUN student with filing a false police report claiming she awoke to a man standing above her touching her bare leg, earlier this month. According to the press release, after CSUN PD investigated the crime they concluded that no crime had been committed and requested the attorney’s office to take act...

CSUN students share stories in honor of National Coming Out Day

Loren Townsley

October 9, 2013

National Coming Out Day is an annual celebration which celebrates coming out as lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender. “It was after the March on Washington that really ignited National Coming Out Day…(it) was really about visibility for the LGBTQ community and standing up for equality” said S...

Quadruple homicide in Granada Hills ends with suspects apprehended in Las Vegas

Quadruple homicide in Granada Hills ends with suspects apprehended in Las Vegas

Loren Townsley

December 4, 2012

UPDATE (2:57 PM): The LA County Coroner’s office has confirmed the names of the victims as Amanda Ghossein, 24, Jennifer Kim, 26, Robert Calabia, 34, and Teofilo Navales, 49. The Los Angeles Police Department announced the arrests of four suspects in connection to the fatal shooting of four peo...

Big numbers for Big Show

Big numbers for Big Show

Loren Townsley

October 21, 2012

CSUN was the place to be Saturday night for concertgoers, combining an eclectic mix of popular music and artists to create Big Show, CSUN’s once a year concert for students. Noelle Chesnut, executive producer of Associated Students Production, said Big Show sold out for the first time in its 12-year...

The Asphalt Orchestra holds a flashmob at the Matador Bookstore

The Asphalt Orchestra holds a flashmob at the Matador Bookstore

Loren Townsley

September 12, 2012

Asphalt Orchestra, a radical new music group, held a flashmob at the Matador Bookstore on September 12, 2012. Dubbed a “guerilla musical force” the 12 piece ensemble marched around the bookstore, playing a few songs in each of the outdoor eating areas, and finally ending their performance in the...

CSUN Chabad holds their annual 9/11 Mitzvah Marathon

CSUN Chabad holds their annual 9/11 Mitzvah Marathon

Loren Townsley

September 11, 2012

CSUN's Chabad club arranged for the American Red Cross to be at CSUN as a part of their annual 9/11 Mitzvah Marathon. The Mitzvah Marathon pledges for people to do good deeds. "We always have to remember that we have to dispel darkness with light," said Rabbi Chaim Brook. "Every little bit we do changes...

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