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Student Travel Column: Destination Israel

Matthew Levine spending summer in Israel on August 5, 2015.

Julie Gauthier

November 18, 2015 Matthew Levine, a 23-year-old, accounting student talked to The Sundial about his trip to Israel. Q: Where did you travel? A: Israel Q: What is your favorite place you visited? A: Jerusalem ...

Family tradition at Brent’s Deli

View of the inside of Brent's Deli located on Parthenia Street in Northridge

Roza Asgharzadeh

November 13, 2015 Brent’s Deli is an good option for CSUN students to enjoy a lunch or Matzo ball soup on chilly winter nights. Located in a plaza on Parthenia Street in Northridge, this restaurant was bought in 1967 by...

Brief history, meaning of Veterans Day

Members of the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment prepare to place American flags in front of the more than 220,000 graves at Arlington Cemetery on May 2014, in Arlington, Va. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Joseph Jackson

November 11, 2015 Veterans Day gives Americans the chance to remember the sacrifice and service made men and women in the United States. Veterans Day was first known as Armistice Day, which honored the end of World War I in 1918. A Congressional Act approved in May 13, 1938, dedica...

Nazarian gives insight into the business world

David Nazarian speaks to students at the USU on Monday afternoo

Edemy Rodriguez

November 10, 2015

CSUN students, both current and alumni, were part of the entrepreneurship event where business leader and CSUN alumnus David Nazarian shared his insights from the business world. Nazarian spoke to a crowd of approximately 300 students at USU Northridge Center on campus about the importance of leadership,...

Mental health impact on academic life

Illustration Photo credit: Julienne Shih

Danielle Parmentier

October 29, 2015

Running out of class, she made it to the bathroom just in time to vomit. Embarrassed and still feeling nauseous and tight-chested, she pulled herself together enough to go back to her lecture class and gather her things so that she could go home early, even though there was only 10 minutes left in...

Weekly Events: Happy Halloween

Photo courtesy: Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies

Giovanni Garcia

October 28, 2015

WEDNESDAY 10.28 THEATER The Pasadena Playhouse will present the world premiere of Breaking Through, about an up-and-coming singer/songwriter who’s trying to find herself while trying to breakthrough the music industry. 8 p.m. 39 S El Molino Ave. Los Angeles ...

The Common Issue: This is not okay

Photo credit: Kristine Delicana


October 26, 2015

It’s a sad day when you come to campus and overhear people talking about, “another girl getting assaulted." The fact that sexual assaults in Northridge have become almost an expected thing to hear about over the last month is unbelievable. Just to put this in perspective, in the span of three...

Students on cell phones for work, not play

A student walking on campus while using his cell phone.

Lauren Gates

September 30, 2015

Class comes to an end and a group of students spill out of the double doors like a swarm of slow zombies, eyes glued to their phones. Their heads stay down as they shuffle through the traffic, somehow keeping a straight line as they flood out to various parts of campus. Although they may appear to...

Television stays relevant in a high-tech world

Illustration / Julienne Shih

Mariah Sherriffe

September 13, 2015

Over the past years, television has evolved and media has expanded to the point where viewers seek other outlets for different forms of entertainment, news and politics. Subscription-based networks are a popular trend in today’s society where Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime offer previously...

The Common Issue: Back to School

Photo credit: Kristine Delicana

Stephanie Stanziano

August 26, 2015

Well ladies and gentlemen, I hate to burst your bubble, but summer is now officially over. We are back to our rise and grind with new classes and new classmates as the memories of the great summer days slowly drift away. But why is it that we are so attached to the idea of summer break? Why can’t...

On the drawing board of being an animation student: Adriana Lee Park

CSUN student Adriana Lee Park is an animation major that hopes to work for Pixar Animation Studio or Dreamwork's. Photo credit: Alyson Burton

Saffana Hijaz

July 29, 2015

Animated films such as “UP” and “Finding Nemo” have touched millions of children and adults all over the world with the portrayal of emotions and heartfelt story lines. For Korean-Paraguayan animation student, Adriana Lee Park, 25, growing up in Paraguay and watching Walt Disney films “Th...

CSUN expectations versus reality of a college senior year

CSUN expectations versus reality of a college senior year

Saffana Hijaz

July 27, 2015

The fourth and final year of high school was spent chatting with friends in the cafeteria, talking about future plans of schools and dreams of starting a career after college graduation. Ozzie Saldivar is now a CSUN graduate student working on his Master’s in social work after earning his Bache...

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