The Sundial

Career Center allows students to practice for professional life

Jonathon Bassey gets critiqued by an employer on his interview skills

Samantha Gullikson

October 12, 2016

CSUN’s Career Center put on a 60 Seconds to Sell Yourself event on Tuesday to allow students to practice their interview skills.The four hour event, which took place in the USU’s Grand Salon, featured LinkedIn workshops for both beginners and advanced users and a speed-dating style panel to ...

Matador Patrol launches new app feature

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Samantha Gullikson

October 11, 2016

The new Safety Escort feature on the CSUN app is set to launch this Wednesday. The feature, which was proposed by students participating in last year’s App Jam competition, will allow students to request a safety escort with just the push of a button. “I chalked it up to being like Uber for...

Crime Blotter for October 3 – 9

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Samantha Gullikson

October 10, 2016

Monday, October 3- One resident of UPA 19 was referred for disciplinary action for a drug law violation.- A victim reported that his parking permit had been stolen from his vehicle while parked in the G3 parking structure. The victim can't recall if the vehicle was secured or not. - A cellphone was stol...

Crime Blotter Sept. 26-Oct. 2

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Samantha Gullikson

October 3, 2016

Sept. 26- It was discovered that an unknown suspect stole 12 polar heart rate monitors, an audio system and an air pump from a classroom in Redwood Hall.- Three residents were referred for a drug-law violation that occurred in UPA 17.- An unknown suspect struck another vehicle in the G3 parking structure a...

CSUN crime rates lower than off-campus

Police officers gather around people outside of starbucks

Samantha Gullikson

September 29, 2016

A side-by-side comparison of CSUN and the surrounding areas shows crime rates surrounding the campus are more than 250% higher than on campus itself, according to data from CSUN PD. The comparison, which began July 1 and ended Sept.12, covered the area from Yolanda Avenue to White Oak Avenue, and...

Sports Calendar October 2-9

CSUN soccer player has control of the ball

Samantha Gullikson

September 27, 2016

Sunday, October 2 -Women’s tennis will be at the All-American Pre-Qualifications in Westwood. -Women’s golf, Cowgirl Invitational, All day. -Women’s tennis, San Diego State Invitational, All day. -Women’s soccer at Long Beach State, 6 p.m. Monday, October 3 -Men’s golf, Nick Watney in...

Three CSUN athletes earn Big West Athlete of the Week

The men's soccer team watches their team from the bench

Samantha Gullikson

September 27, 2016

Goalkeeper Jovani "JoJo" McCaskill won Big West Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 5 after two shutouts against San Jose State and Pepperdine. McCaskill didn’t allow a goal for 538 consecutive minutes and these matches were her third and fourth consecutive shutouts. ...

Crime Blotter for September 19-September 25

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Samantha Gullikson

September 26, 2016

Sept. 19 · A vehicle was broken into and had a solar charging panel stolen from it in the G3 parking structure. Sept. 20 · A laptop was stolen from an unattended classroom in Jacaranda Hall. · A suspect collided with a vehicle in the G9 parking structure and failed to report the incident.&#...

Water Outage Caused by Valve Malfunction

Water pours out of a water main

Samantha Gullikson

September 22, 2016

A waterline broke underground last week, causing a water outage on campus. The Student Recreation Center and Redwood Hall were the most affected by the outage, but various parts of campus were also without water.Jason Wang, Senior Director for CSUN’s Physical Plant Management, said the waterline...

Students react to recent robberies on campus

Police surround man in CSUN parking structure

Samantha Gullikson

September 21, 2016

There have been reports of crimes committed at and around CSUN, which include a women who reported being punched in the face when she met with someone to sell her cell phone near campus, and just last week a student who was attacked in the B6 parking structure while walking back to his vehicle.The incident ...

This week in sports

Men's soccer plays a pair of conference games on the road this week. Photo credit: David Hawkins

Samantha Gullikson

September 20, 2016

Sept. 22 -Men’s Soccer vs. University of San Diego at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 -Woman’s Volleyball @ UC Davis, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 -Women’s Soccer vs. University of Nebraska-Omaha at 11:30 a.m. -Men’s Soccer @ CSU Bakersfield at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 -Men’s Soccer vs. UC Davis at 7...

Crime Blotter for September 12-18

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Samantha Gullikson

September 19, 2016

Monday, September 12The sliding glass door of a University Park apartment was shattered by an unknown suspect.Three students and one resident of the University Park Apartments were referred for disciplinary action for a drug law violation.A victim reported that their unattended skateboard was stolen...

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