The Sundial

Working full-time through college

Working full-time through college

Nicole Frost

December 10, 2014

Thirty years ago, the average college student would be able to pay for tuition and books by working a minimum wage job in the summers or by getting a part-time position during the school year. In today’s economy, that isn’t enough for many students who are paying their way through college. Even with...

Linguistics professor travels the world to understand language learning

Linguistics professor travels the world to understand language learning

Nicole Frost

December 5, 2014

CSUN linguistics professor Anna Joaquin is applying the science of language learning to a primarily adult audience from a unique perspective. She has taught English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language in many different settings including Southern California, Kazakhstan, East Timor,...

LAPD hosts on-campus hiring workshops

Nicole Frost

October 28, 2014

Are you interested in pursuing a career to serve and protect your community? The CSUN Career Center will be hosting on-campus hiring workshops for the Los Angeles Police Department. There will be a session from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. Students who wish to attend must RSVP on Sunlink by going to the...

Sparkle Campaign strengthens community with service and participation

Sparkle Campaign strengthens community with service and participation

Nicole Frost

October 16, 2014

Overflowing trash cans, wilting plants and colorless walls trace the surrounding Northridge area. But with the help of the Northridge Sparkle Campaign they are slowly but surely being replaced with rich murals and vegetation. You may have seen volunteers cleaning up the busy street or planting trees ...

Get into the spirit of Halloween with these festive DIYS

Get into the spirit of Halloween with these festive DIYS

Nicole Frost

October 8, 2014

  Halloween is on the way, and that means candy, costumes and crafts. One way to get into the spirit (with less sugar intake) is decorations. Get ready for October with some of these DIY creations. Monster Eyes This is an easy decoration to do, which can be made with affordable household items ...

Student Voices: Do emoticons influence the way we communicate?

Student Voices: Do emoticons influence the way we communicate?

Nicole Frost

September 23, 2014

As texting continues to play a large role in our daily communication, we have found ways to emulate face-to-face or voice conversations through typing a message. Emoticons, more commonly known as emojis, are just one way to do this effectively. They have the potential to punctuate a word, a t...

New dean encourages art as form of communication

New dean encourages art as form of communication

Nicole Frost

September 3, 2014

For Jay Kvapil, the new dean of Mike Curb College of  Arts, Media and Communication creating art in the studio goes hand in hand with his administrative responsibilities. This might seem like an unordinary combination but Kvapil’s unique background explains this possibility. Kvapil brings a fresh ...

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