The Sundial

Dream fulfilled in the R.O.T.C.

Marlene Pantaleon December 9, 2009

At age 5, Susan’s mother asked her what she wanted to be; Susan remembers answering “a doctor.” That dream has not gone away, but it has changed. She has decided to be a nurse instead. As...

A ‘role model’ in the R.O.T.C.

Marlene Pantaleon December 6, 2009

Miguel Urbina was 16-years-old when his grandmother died. While looking at his mother’s pain, because she wasn’t able to travel back to Mexico and bury her mother because she was undocumented,...

‘At what C.O.S.T. will you stay silent?’

Marlene Pantaleon December 2, 2009

With what began as frustrated students in a classroom, the Coalition of Students and Teachers (C.O.S.T.) has evolved into a movement where these same students and their professors present facts, but...

Tighter application deadline impacts incoming freshmen and transfer students alike

Marlene Pantaleon November 1, 2009

Nov. 30 is the application deadline for first-time freshmen and transfer students who wish to attend CSUN in the fall of 2010. This is not the first time the campus has had this deadline. For transfer...

World of ‘Harry Potter’ examined

Marlene Pantaleon October 28, 2009

The “Harry Potter” book series was discussed as more than just a world of witches and witchcraft Monday night in a lecture given by Sabina Magliocco, chair and professor of anthropology. The...

Bachelor of arts diploma plans cancelled, would have allowed students to graduate without a specific major

Marlene Pantaleon October 15, 2009

The university planned to approve a Bachelor of Arts diploma with a working title called University B.A. that would allow students to graduate without a specific major. The proposal was cancelled after...

CSUN student gets disenrolled from classes after financial aid falls through, remains hopeful

CSUN student gets disenrolled from classes after financial aid falls through, remains hopeful

Marlene Pantaleon October 7, 2009

Being a social butterfly is a full-time job for Jake Hytken. While hanging out in what is known as “Greek Quad,” everyone passing by stops to say hello. The fact that he’s in a wheelchair is...

Struggling CSUN student remains optimistic

Struggling CSUN student remains optimistic

Marlene Pantaleon October 6, 2009

Jake Hytken was dropped from his classes due to financial aid being late. Being unable to enroll for his original classes now sets him back a semester.

Big Show 9 Preview: What you need to know

Marlene Pantaleon September 30, 2009

Lupe Fiasco and Talib Kweli will be co-headlining Big Show 9 at CSUN on Saturday, Oct. 3. Far East Movement is set as the supporting act and DJ Felli Fel from Power 106 will host the show. In what may...

Community members find solace in the Oviatt Library

Marlene Pantaleon September 2, 2009

Whatever their background, non-students being in the library is not a crime. In the six years that Gabriel Castaneda, assistant supervisor and former CSUN student, has been working in the Oviatt...

A.S. senate inauguration hopes convey optimisim

Marlene Pantaleon September 1, 2009

The Associated Students (A.S.) senate inauguration set an optimistic tone, despite the overwhelming challenges students, faculty and administration face. “In the final analysis, what it is about...

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