The Sundial

Assemblywoman proposes compensation for women donating eggs to research

Assemblywoman proposes compensation for women donating eggs to research

Michelle Reuter

May 10, 2013

A new bill has been introduced in the California State assembly that could change how women who donate eggs are compensated. Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) representing the 14th district, introduced AB 926 on Feb. 22. The bill would alter the regulations pertaining to compensation for w...

Textbooks or tablets, the evolution continues

Michelle Reuter

May 9, 2013

As the semester comes to a close for students, it is once again time to decide what to do with the textbooks they purchased back in January. There are a number of options, each with its own advantages and drawbacks. The cost of the university textbook has been a point of indignation for students for ...

MOSAIC program director uses own life to inspire kids

Michelle Reuter

May 9, 2013

In junior high, Alex Ojeda hung around with the gang bangers. By high school he was getting into trouble with the law. By the time he got kicked out of his second high school, he knew something had to change. He just wasn't sure how to start. “I became interested in this romanticization of gang...

Sociology department chair unharmed in car accident

Michelle Reuter

May 8, 2013

The chair of the CSUN sociology department was not injured in a car accident at the intersection of Plummer Avenue and Wilbur Avenue Wednesday around noon. Herman L. DeBose was struck by a beige Nissan Maxima that he said ran the red light at the intersection. DeBose’s gray Toyota Prius struck a fence...

Accident involving semi-truck on 118 causes traffic

Michelle Reuter

May 6, 2013

A semi-truck was involved in an accident on the 118 freeway near CSUN during the rainy morning rush hour Monday morning, around 7:30 a.m.. At 8:15 a.m. the truck was still blocking lanes on both sides of the 118 freeway near the 5 freeway interchange. The truck could be seen balanced on the center div...

CSUN mentor program, MOSAIC, provides alternative high school students with positive role models

CSUN mentor program, MOSAIC, provides alternative high school students with positive role models

Michelle Reuter

May 5, 2013

For students enrolled as mentors in the CSUN sociology department’s MOSAIC program, the classroom is just one small part of a much larger whole. The “Mentoring to Overcome Struggles and Inspire Courage” internship offers college students a chance to put their book smarts to good use in the real world. Students work with at-risk children at f...

Education is more than just classes

Education is more than just classes

Michelle Reuter

April 30, 2013

Ah, spring! The weather is getting warmer, birds flutter through the soft California breeze and, on college campuses throughout the state, students are beginning to realize the end is nigh. Well, the end of the spring semester, anyway. Finals are upon us. Semester projects and research papers are coming due. Some of us will even see the culmination ...

CSUN students cross-examine Los Angeles judges

Michelle Reuter

April 29, 2013

Students filled the USU's Grand Salon on Thursday night for the chance to ask questions of eight Los Angeles Superior Court judges. The Department of Political Science hosted the long-running program to give students a look at what a judge's job is all about and how the judicial system really works....

Fagbug comes to CSUN to help students understand hate speech

Fagbug comes to CSUN to help students understand hate speech

Michelle Reuter

April 26, 2013

By John Saringo-Rodriguez April 25th, 2013 Section: News - Photos Erin Davies, Fagbug owner and LGBTQ activist, and Sarina Loeb, USU Pride Center and LGBTQ Initiatives Coordinator and organizer of the Fagbug event, stand beside the Fagbug, which has traveled over 250,000 miles across the U....

Fire alarm causes evacuation in Oviatt

Michelle Reuter

April 24, 2013

CORRECTION: The associate dean of the library is Mary Afifi, not Mary Finley. UPDATE at 2 p.m.: The fire alarm was set off by burned popcorn in the library's kitchen, according to Christina Villalobos, public information officer for CSUN's police department. Students were evacuated from the Oviatt Library today a...

Mobile application to help students find open parking spaces

Mobile application to help students find open parking spaces

Michelle Reuter

April 23, 2013

Students will soon have a tool to help them find parking spaces at CSUN. A new mobile application has been developed that will help students as they search for a parking structure before they even get to campus. Graduate student Max Aram has been working with groups all over campus since 2011 to develo...

Tennis duos team up for doubles

Tennis duos team up for doubles

Michelle Reuter

April 23, 2013

In the game of tennis, sometimes a little drive and determination is just what a team needs to prevail against a tough competitor. Luckily for the CSUN women's tennis team, its top two doubles pairings are chock full of both. Doubles set the tone for matches between schools. Comprised of three doubles m...

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