The Sundial

Performance Ensemble showcases short plays by students and alumni

Nayeli Pelayo

December 5, 2010

The Performance Ensemble from CSUN’s Department of Communication Studies gathered at the X Repertory Theatre Company in Los Angeles on Saturday night in celebration of performing arts, music, fine art and cuisine. Students, alumni and guest artists put together short plays which showcased Saturda...

A.S. adds more funds to transit subsidy program

Nayeli Pelayo

November 30, 2010

A.S. has increased the allotment for the student transit subsidy for this school year. Because of the overwhelming number of students using the subsidy last year, A.S. added $20,000 more to the $50,000 in monthly transit subsidies. “Last year it was an amazing hit and we ran out of funding,”...

CSUN community celebrates Dia de los Muertos

Nayeli Pelayo

November 7, 2010

Students gathered to celebrate the dead Friday night at CSUN’s Chicano House among skulls, skeletons,  candles and idols. Since the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a de Aztlán (MEChA) chapter was established at CSUN in 1969, it has hosted an annual Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead festival...

Dressing stylish without showing too much skin

Nayeli Pelayo

October 31, 2010

Most women can recall times  when their mother sent them back to their room to change their outfit when she thought they were showing too much skin. Even after high school,  some mothers still look at their daughter’s skimpy ensembles with disapproving eyes. As unfair and judgemental  as it may seem, here is a list of reasons to help understand ...

Third Annual Earthquake Drill to prepare CSUN for the ‘big one’

Nayeli Pelayo

October 20, 2010

Drop, cover and hold on are what millions of people including the CSUN campus, businesses, government offices and residences will be doing at 10:21 a.m. today. CSUN will partake in the Third Annual Earthquake Drill this morning by dropping to the ground, taking cover under a sturdy desk or table and...

Snapshot Day reveals information on resources used at Oviatt Library

Nayeli Pelayo

October 10, 2010

Last week CSUN compiled data, pictures and video to compose a snapshot of a day in the life of the Oviatt Library. CSUN’s library joined hundreds of other public libraries across California on Snapshot Day, which began Oct. 4. Snapshot Day is an initiative headed by the California Librar...

LMFAO draws large crowd to Big Show

Nayeli Pelayo

October 3, 2010

Students and guests started forming a line in front of Jerome Richfield on Saturday around 2:30 p.m. for CSUN’s 10th Big Show. “We’re the smart people,” said Matt Dibo, 20, a fire technology major from College of the Canyons who came with a CSUN student. Dibo, who was the first of the students allowed in and he cracked a big smile when a security guard motioned...

Big Show X to start at night to celebrate 10 years

Nayeli Pelayo

September 29, 2010

CSUN will celebrate its 10th anniversary of the Big Show Saturday, when the event will take place in the evening for the first time to mark the milestone. Associated Students hosts the Big Show at CSUN every year for students and guests. LMFAO, Kevin Rudolf and DJ Bamaca will be performing on the...

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights premiere photos

Nayeli Pelayo

September 27, 2010

Universal Studios Hollywood hosted the annual 2010 Eyegore Awards and kicked off Halloween Horror Nights Sept. 24. Several big names in the horror film industry made their way through the red carpet to receive and honor recipients of the awards. Corey Feldman, from the movie “Lost Boys,” was...

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