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Pixar provides nostalgia in “The Good Dinosaur”

A scene from

Vanessa Barajas

November 24, 2015

Adventure, friendship and self-discovery are some of the many elements that make a memorable film. With "The Good Dinosaur," Pixar has once again tugged at the heartstrings, made you cringe in horror and want to sit up in your chair, almost cheering out loud for the characters. "The Good Dinosaur...

What’s your interpretation?

What's your interpretation?

Vanessa Barajas

November 4, 2015

The Sundial recorded reactions from several students about their interpretations of questions or invitations from people of the opposite sex. ...

Student Travel Column: Destination England

Tourist poses with two guard statues outside of a tea shop.

Vanessa Barajas

October 10, 2015 Taelim Kim, 22, is a graduating senior majoring in journalism and minoring in Japanese who traveled to the England in the winter of 2014.Q: Where have you traveled?A: I'm Korean, so I've traveled to Korea a ...

What you need to know about the two sexual assaults

Campus Crime Alert: Sexual Assault

Vanessa Barajas

October 6, 2015

Two separate sexual assaults have taken place within one week, and female CSUN students were victims.   September 26, 2015 A CSUN resident at the University Park Apartments was allegedly raped in her dorm.   October 3, 2015 A CSUN female student left Big Show XV between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. and was allegedly assaulted from behind in an all...

Battling breast cancer in the lab

Dr. Jonathan Kelber works in the research laboratory located inside Chaparral Hall. (Juan Pardo / The Sundial) Photo credit: Juan Pardo

Vanessa Barajas

September 22, 2015

A CSUN biology professor and his students are closer to determining what exactly causes breast cancer to spread. Professor Jonathan Kelber, Ph.D., and his team of five graduate and undergraduate students completed research on a gene called PEAK1. PEAK1 is a gene that can allow transforming growth...

Paid sick leave also for student employees

An employee serves ice cream on his work shift at Dickey's BBQ in Northridge. File Photo / The Sundial

Vanessa Barajas

September 14, 2015

A new labor law now allows California employees to accrue and use paid sick days that students are entitled to. The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 was amended after Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 304 on July 13. Paid sick leave, known as AB 1522, allows a part-time or te...

Getting through week one

Vanessa Barajas

August 28, 2015

You're crunching the numbers on textbook prices anywhere you can find them, frantically rearranging school and work schedules all while you watch the numbers in your bank account steadily decrease. Can you relate to this?If you can, chances are you're a student who's probably working two jobs to pay th...

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