The Sundial

CSUN graduate dies in his sleep from an enlarged heart

Venessa Munoz

June 30, 2009

On Father’s Day, Jourdan Van Zeebroeck and his family sat around the table and celebrated the holiday by eating dinner together, one that Jourdan helped prepare. Little did the family know it would be the last time Jourdan would join them. Jourdan Van Zeebroeck, recent CSUN graduate, ...

Students remember Michael Jackson as a musical genius, legend

Students remember Michael Jackson as a musical genius, legend

Venessa Munoz

June 30, 2009

Michael Jackson. Say this name anywhere in the world and people know whom you are talking about. That says a lot. Michael Jackson was pronounced dead at 50 years old on June 25, 2009 and his death has impacted people all around the globe including CSUN’s campus. Students share their initial reaction to the n...

Oviatt Library holds books, study areas and expert librarians to assist in learning

Venessa Munoz

June 25, 2009

It is right smack in the middle of campus and its large pillars and multiple floors gives those walking by a sense of curiosity and awe. “When I first saw the building it reminded me of the White House and it just looked important,” said incoming freshman Arie Thompson. The Oviatt Library i...

Supplemental bars and drinks not as healthy as they appear to the consumer

Supplemental bars and drinks not as healthy as they appear to the consumer

Venessa Munoz

June 23, 2009

The growling of unhappy bellies is sometimes the result of busy lives and people on the go. Some people can get so caught up with their busy schedules that they forget to eat or will just grab something that is fast and easy. And, fast food is not the only option. Supplemental bars and drinks have become ...

Matador Involvement Center available to help students connect

Venessa Munoz

June 23, 2009

Cal State University of Northridge emphasizes on its fifty years of life changing opportunity and if opportunity is what you are looking for, the Matador Involvement Center is where you need to go. The Matador Involvement Center is located by the student union on the first floor of the ...

Studying tips to help solve the academic puzzle

Studying tips to help solve the academic puzzle

Venessa Munoz

June 23, 2009

As freshmen and new students, college could be intimidating but with the right tips and suggestions, fear can turn into a rewarding academic experience. In order for students to be successful in college, Robert L. Stoneham, associate director of the Learning Resource Center says, “[students] have to mak...

Student sleep patterns disturb success

Venessa Munoz

June 23, 2009

Pulling an ‘all-nighter’ should be the last thing college students pull off. Many college students are not getting the proper eight hours of sleep at night. With students’ fluctuating schedules it could be hard to stay on track. Between exams, projects, work and a social life, how does one ever do i...

Film students invited to Moviefest grand finale

Film students invited to Moviefest grand finale

Venessa Munoz

June 8, 2009

Lights, Camera, Action! CSUN film students Michael O’Connor and Ross Sauriol have been invited to the boulevard of stars to take part in the 2009 Campus MovieFest International Grand Finale at Paramount. Not ever imagining their short film would get this much attention, these young men are excited and...

CSUN offers assistance to encourage students safety

CSUN offers assistance to encourage students safety

Venessa Munoz

June 3, 2009

College students have enough on their plates to worry about. Safety at school should not be one of them. CSUN’s Department of Public Safety offers a variety of free and low cost services to encourage students to feel safe and secure in their school environment. Christina Villalobos, the Special Assist...

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