The Sundial

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Increase in youths drinking coffee

Natalie A. Cole

November 2, 2006

The popularity of coffee has grown among college students and is still multiplying. The National Coffee Association reported in their 2006 survey that 70 percent of 18-to-24-year-olds consume coffee in the morning. College students continue to drink more and more coffee every year. "There is a coffee ...

After doing time, should sex offenders be monitored?

Natalie A. Cole

October 31, 2006

My fellow Americans, it's about that time again for you to cast your votes to elect some politicians to government positions, take some politicians out, and change the law that we abide by. Every November an election takes place where people go to the polls and cast their votes. By now, people who are e...

New speaker series kicks off at Sierra Hall

Natalie A. Cole

October 11, 2006

In Sierra Hall on a Tuesday evening, more than 100 people, including students, faculty and members of the community, filled the room. The balcony doors were opened to accommodate more people. The diverse audience sat on benches, chairs and even stood to have the opportunity to listen to Kenneth Morgan. M...

Labels don’t make personality, people do

Natalie A. Cole

October 10, 2006

In my high school, students were more concerned with clothes and how they looked to define themselves or at least to help create an image. They never really bothered with labels to make a personal connection with one's personality as a means to define who they were. Since college, more and more peop...

New, fast DNA sequencer for biology department and students

Natalie A. Cole

October 2, 2006

The subjects of biology and DNA are complicated. They are so complicated, in fact, merely mentioning the word "mitochondria" can send many CSUN students running. Nevertheless, DNA is a very useful tool in researching biological subjects, but it can be very time consuming to do an analysis and sequence th...

Freebies fool you into signing the contract of life

Natalie A. Cole

September 26, 2006

FREE! That word is magic to people's ears and they are immediately drawn in, no matter what it is. Money doesn't just fall out the sky and into your wallets, so when you hear the word free, it's nice for a change. The only thing is, most people don't stop and think of the reasoning behind that word. L...

Northridge mall hosts emergency preparedness fair

Natalie A. Cole

September 21, 2006

The automatic doors opened as local residents stepped into the Northridge Fashion Center at 9:30 a.m. The majority of shops and food venues weren't open as people trickled into the lower level of the mall. A small line had formed of people waiting to be allowed into the Center Court of the Northridge Fa...

CSUN offers HPV vaccines to students

Natalie A. Cole

September 20, 2006

As people become more sexually active, the risk of acquiring a sexually transmitted disease continues to rise. For women, viruses that affect the genital area have been linked to cervical cancer. Just the word cancer usually causes fear, but there are some new developments in the fight against cervical ...

USU grand opening draws students, staff

Natalie A. Cole

September 14, 2006

In 100-degree weather, students gathered in front of the Sol Center in the Plaza del Sol to see what the noise was all about. Students, faculty and staff members wore black shirts with the word MORE in white letters stamped across the front. Booths which consisted of canopied tables were dispersed th...

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