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turtles shown in their temporary habitat

Costly renovation to accommodate non-native animals

Nicollette Ashtiani May 10, 2016

Although the excess biodiversity at CSUN’s pond may have been the cause for its costly makeover, the animals are here to stay. Recently, the Sundial investigated a claim that suggested the red-eared...

Loretta Sanchez pictured with her hand in the air saying her oaths

Senate candidate Sanchez’s push for affordable education

Nicollette Ashtiani May 10, 2016

California voters will elect a United States senator in the upcoming 2016 November elections for the first time since 1992.Thirty-four candidates are running to replace current California Senator Barbara...

Group of men and women carry signs in protest

Tentative CFA, CSU salary agreement includes increases for all faculty, strike called off

Nicollette Ashtiani April 8, 2016

The potential upcoming strike, that California Faculty the Association was preparing across all 23 California State University Campuses, has been called off. After prolonged salary negotiations, the...

Group of demonstrators rally together

Strike Talk—legal guide to talking about strike

Nicollette Ashtiani April 5, 2016

With days left until the potential California Faculty Association strike across all 23 California State University campuses, strike talk has slowly made its way into classrooms. When the CFA announced...

Woman shakes hands with German Shepard

Therapy dogs used to rescue stress with midterms on mind

Nicollette Ashtiani March 15, 2016

Wagging tails and dozens of nuzzles overwhelmed the Oasis Wellness Center today when dogs visited students to offer a break from their "ruff" studies and "lab reports" for the midterms this week. Students...

Arman Aivazian, marketing team leader for the CSUN META+Lab, during a 2015 AS meeting  Photo credit: Yvonne Zimmerman

A.S. announces a stance on sexual assault, new transfer student requirements

Nicollette Ashtiani March 1, 2016

Emerging markets, transfer student requirements, a new stance regarding sexual assault, hoverboards, discounted Uber rides and active-shooter training were just a few of the topics discussed in the A.S....

Granada Hills High school students placed flowers on the Matador statue. (Ellen Choi/ Sundial)

A.S. hosts conference, encourages high schoolers to pursue college

Nicollette Ashtiani March 1, 2016

High school students got a taste of college life yesterday as they explored the CSUN campus as a part of Associated Students' "A.S. Awareness Month."Local high school Associated Student Body students from...

2013 File Photo / The Sundial

Associated Students discuss election kick-off, campus transportation improvement

Nicollette Ashtiani February 23, 2016

Plans for the upcoming Associated Student Election, California Faculty Assiciation negotiation talks and possible public transportation improvements were a few of the items discussed during the Associated...

California Senator Steve Glazer came to speak at CSUN today to introduce a bill to improve CSU four-year graduation rates (Jane Tyska/Photo taken: May 19, 2015/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

State senator proposes bill to improve 4-year grad rates in California

Nicollette Ashtiani February 22, 2016

California Sen. Steve Glazer, D., introduced today at CSUN a new bill that aims to increase four-year graduation rates at California State Universities and community colleges by offering a contract to...

Raul Martinez / The Sundial

Students learn the power of their words

Nicollette Ashtiani February 19, 2016

Food, music, live poetry, crafts and even a ball pit were just a few of the activities Thursday that wrapped up the end of the second annual “Change your words, change the world” week, hosted...

A few of the offensive words and phrases CSUN students posted on the front window of Plaza del Sol to display the importance of inclusive language Feb. 15. Photo credit: Daisy Perez

USU members host a week of events to encourage inclusive language

Nicollette Ashtiani February 17, 2016

"Ditzy", "sweetie" and "that's retarded" were just a few of the hurtful words and phrases students posted on the Sol Center's front windows to kick off the University Student Union's second annual Inclusive...

CFA demonstrators gather in downtown Long Beach on Nov. 17, 2015. (Nicollette Ashtiani / The Sundial)

CSU Faculty release potential strike date

Nicollette Ashtiani February 10, 2016

The California Faculty Association’s Board of Directors have released the dates of the potential five-day strike, approved in a vote last semester. CFA members will strike if they cannot come to an agreement...

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