The Sundial

Seniors head to the 2014 Grad Fest

Madison Ruppert

March 12, 2014

A building explodes in New York City. At CSUN, seniors are getting ready for graduation. Matador News reporter Mahina Haina reports on the 2014 Grad Fest. Anchors: Laura Camelo, Kortney Foust, Nick Popham and Alejandra Vasquez. Producers: Alyssa Vieyra and Robert Zamora.

MOCA edits the LA art scene using manpower and Wikipedia

MOCA edits the LA art scene using manpower and Wikipedia

Madison Ruppert

February 26, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) and online art magazine East of Borneo are coordinating a massive Wikipedia edit-a-thon in an attempt to strengthen the online history of art in Southern California. This is the third in a series of edit-a-thons, part of the East of Borneo “Unfor...

NDAA: the most important law you’ve never heard of

NDAA: the most important law you’ve never heard of

Madison Ruppert

October 23, 2013

On Oct. 1, Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 351, a bill that prohibits any agency in California from knowingly aiding the indefinite detention of a person within the state under certain controversial federal laws. While some believe it might seem like an absurd threat to legislate against, the possibilit...

CSUN kinesiology students learn the basics of Power Soccer

CSUN kinesiology students learn the basics of Power Soccer

Madison Ruppert

October 14, 2013

CSUN was introduced to the international sport of Power Soccer Monday night by four local athletes in a larger effort to create a Power Soccer club at CSUN. The team members held a skills clinic, went over the history of the sport and played an informal game in Redwood Hall with exclusively kinesiology ...

Street Swag: working in style

Street Swag: working in style

Madison Ruppert

October 2, 2013

When it comes to landing the internship or job of your dreams, confidence is everything. If you look good, you feel good and that energy is just what employers are looking to take on in their workspace. Now if buying new clothes for that interview wasn't on your priority list, you might want to recons...

KCSN news update: study finds that anti-social texting is linked to bad behavior

Madison Ruppert

September 20, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The director of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is recommending that additional social workers be hired. A study finds that anti-social texting by teenagers is linked to bad behavior. Children in afte...

KCSN news update: over 36,000 received potentially improper disability payments

Madison Ruppert

September 19, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Incarcerated men know they will need better financial skills to succeed when they are released from prison. A study determines that white people, the educated, and the economically secure have much more stable family situations than minorities. The govern...

KCSN news update: California Legislature approves minimum wage increase

Madison Ruppert

September 16, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The Los Angeles Unified and the Long Beach school districts have been granted waivers from meeting the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act. Thirty nine percent of high school and middle school students are crossing the street while ...

KCSN news update: abuse of prescription drugs has reached epidemic levels

Madison Ruppert

September 13, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: There is an education and income gap regarding which Americans have access to high speed Internet connections at home. Mental health professionals in California will be prohibited from using so-called “conversion therapy” to attempt to change the sex...

Fashion tips on how to dress for summer weather

Fashion tips on how to dress for summer weather

Madison Ruppert

September 11, 2013

Summer memories are fading fast as we jump back into school. But, with temperatures raging in the triple digits, it feels like an endless summer. A brutal heat wave calls for almost no clothing, but you can’t go to school naked (I already asked). So what do you wear? Your personal style may vary, so as yo...

KCSN news update: same-sex partners of military veterans to now receive benefits

Madison Ruppert

September 11, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Many college students work up to 19 hours a week to help pay for their education expenses. The passage of a state assembly bill means that drivers who park at broken meters in Los Angeles will no longer be ticketed. Same-sex partners of milita...

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