The Sundial

Non-binary student pioneers in social work

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Rachel Nizinski

December 2, 2018

CSUN student Ronnie Veliz, 34, knew they were different since they were 4 years old."When I was a little kid, I remember breaking so many gender norms and would often get in trouble for it," said Veliz, who was assigned male at birth but identifies as gender non-binary.Veliz is from Trujillo, Peru, ...

A driver attempts to lure teenager into his vehicle by pretending to be an Uber driver

hand holding phone with uber app

Rachel Nizinski

September 10, 2018

A viral video caught a man posing as an Uber driver attempting to lure a teenage girl into his car near CSUN, as reported by KTLA 5 News on Aug. 21.CSUN students and two Lyft drivers shared their opinions on whether ridesharing apps are safe in light of this report.Los Angeles-based Lyft driver Jerry Franks says h...

Two-year program helps employ students with intellectual disabilities

cartoon drawing of girl doing homework

Rachel Nizinski

September 5, 2018

The CSUN Explorers program has been launched through Tseng College and will help increase the employability and independence of individuals with intellectual/ developmental disabilities.The program's goal is to provide people with intellectual disabilities the same opportunities as other individuals att...

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