The Sundial

A Labor of Love

Salena Barcenas

July 4, 2008

Recent CSUN art graduates Wenceslao Quiroz, Raudel De La Riva, and Donald Day are putting the finishing touches on a mural they have been working on since last year. The portable mural is comprised of nine pieces and is attached to the west side of the annex, which is a few feet behind the Chicano Ho...

Graduates evoke the struggle of Chicanos

Salena Barcenas

July 4, 2008

The mixing of colors to form shapes and images that evoke emotions and feelings can leave a lasting impression. The new mural at the Chicano/a House on North University Drive "captures the perspective of the oppression (Chicanos have had to face over) time," said artist Wenceslao Quiroz. Day and Q...

New paved walkway complements Chicano House mural

Salena Barcenas

July 3, 2008

Take a walk down to the Chicano House and glance around. Notice that instead of standing on dirt, there is a nice paved walkway between the house and the annex that was completed last May. Instead of a yellow brick road, there are faded red pavers joining the house and the annex, making a patio-l...

Villaraigosa officiates at same-sex wedding

Salena Barcenas

June 27, 2008

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officiated the wedding of the producer of the Oscar-winning film "American Beauty" and his partner of five years on June 23. Villaraigosa, who was deputized to perform marriages, married Bruce Cohen, the producer, and Gabriel Catone, his partner, inside the mayor...

North Hills couple first to wed after beating marriage ban

Salena Barcenas

June 20, 2008

Two North Hills women made history in front of a courthouse last week when they commemorated their love for each other. State law gave its blessing. The Beverly Hills courthouse issued Robin Tyler, 66, and Diane Olson, 55, who challenged the state's ban on same-sex marriage and won, a marriage license o...

A new Hulk smashes old emo image

Salena Barcenas

June 18, 2008

"The Incredible Hulk" is the ultimate summer blockbuster for special effects movie junkies and Marvel Comics fans that want to see "Hulk smash!" more than he did in Ang Lee's cinematic interpretation of the character. This time, the Hulk (Edward Norton) is not an emo boy. He is more like the misunders...

Sex still good after four years, just as fabulous

Salena Barcenas

May 30, 2008

Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel once said, "Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street. Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." The decades-old quote accurately describes this summer's ultimate chick flick, "Sex and the City: The Movie...

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