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Vocal Artillery: Your words, your weapon

Jamar Morris, 22, an English major was the MC at the Vocal Artillery open mic event in Santa Susana Hall on Thursday.
Priscilla Diaz December 9, 2015

Vocal Artillery, an independent community group embrace the voice of CSUN’s marginalized communities by creating a safe space for expression. The group formed by CSUN students and alumni was created...

Cornel West discusses race, policies in Southeast San Diego

Brandon Duncan a.k.a Tiny Doo, Dr. Cornel West, and Aaron Harvey opened up the floor for questions regarding their experiences as well as questions about organizing and activism. Photo credit: Priscilla Diaz
Priscilla Diaz December 7, 2015

In order to combat policies affecting the Black and Latino population, renowned activist and academic Cornel West visited Lincoln High school on Dec. 4 in Southeast San Diego with hundreds of community...

Why can’t CSUN graduate its African-American male students

Wesley Williams, 22, is the Black Male Initiative president, a student organization that focuses on the achievement and empowerment of black males through mentorship, guidance and updates on available resources. Photo credit: Priscilla Diaz
Priscilla Diaz October 27, 2015

During a time when the lives of young Black men are at the top of every discussion, CSUN seem to not want to participate in the conversation as Black male students showed less than a two percent increase...

Inexpensive Halloween costume stores

Some costumes that are displayed in the Costume House.
Priscilla Diaz October 11, 2015

Halloween is fast approaching, and there's no time to waste getting your costume ready. This is a time to express your creativity and, with so many costume-enforced events, there's no time to waste to...

Cooling Off “Under the Sea” at this years Family Fun Zone

Little Damien, 2, and his parents, Caelan McElligott, 22 year old credential student, and Miguel Cuevas, 23. Photo credit: Priscilla Diaz
Priscilla Diaz September 26, 2015

With faces painted, soapy hands, and a personally customized treasure chest, tiny matadors and their parents took part at the University Student Union’s Family Fun Zone at CSUN on Friday evening. The...

CSUN’s pond gets a renovation

CSUN's pond holds a capacity to hold about 40-50 turtles. About 400-500 red slider turtles live in CSUN's pond according to biology students.
Priscilla Diaz September 22, 2015

An invasion of CSUN's pond by ducks and turtles, prompted Physical Plant Management to begin efforts to clean up and accommodate the newly evolved ecosystem of the famous campus duck pond. A decade...

METALab: Innovation through art and technology

Members of METALab have a free discussion during one of their meetings. The new visual lab has moved towards promoting off-campus, interdisciplinary work opportunities for students. Photo credit: Giovanni Garcia
Priscilla Diaz September 5, 2015

In its decision to unify the school’s image, CSUN solicited help from students and staff in the Computer Science and Art departments to convert the old website’s platform into a new one. At...

Matador Nights is back with a space theme

File Photo/ The Sundial
Priscilla Diaz September 2, 2015

Matador Nights returns this year with the promise of intergalactic fun. The biannual event started in 2006 to celebrate the establishment of the University Student Union. The first Matador Nights...

Start of the semester clubs for students

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Priscilla Diaz August 26, 2015

MataFest The University Student Union (USU) kicks off the semester at its annual MataFest with free food, live entertainment and prizes. Available twice during the day, check out the MataFest to learn...

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