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Students and faculty advise students about research studies and programs

Panelists (from left to right) Lissandra Gonzales, Leah Reidenbach, Dr. Maria Zavala, Dr. Simon Garrett, Dr. Brenton Hammer, Samatar Jirde, and Michele Ramos talked to CSUN's Chemistry Club about their research projects, as well as advised students on how to get involved with research studies. (Em Pierce/ The Sundial)

Lorena Salinas

April 14, 2017

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Club invited students who have an interest in research studies to a research panel on Thursday night at the University Student Union's Granada Room. Panelists were able to give advice to students who are currently seeking to join a research study program. Dr. Simon Garrett...

Crime blotter April 3 – April 9

File Photo, The Sundial

Anthony Martinez

April 12, 2017

Monday, April 3A known suspect hit a vehicle in the G3 parking structure and fled on foot. The suspect was contacted by an officer. An unknown male suspect stole recyclables from bins near Juniper Hall. The suspect left before officers arrived. It was reported that an iPad was stolen from a classroom on March ...

Associated Students VP candidate asked to drop out

AS committee members stood near the voting stations passing out ice cream and flyers to promote the elections during the April 2016 elections. File Photo: The Sundial

Josselyne Rivas

April 12, 2017

As Associated Students (A.S.) elections are happening this week, the three competing slates near voting days. Vice President (VP) candidate Erika Villalvazo, from the "United We Stand" slate, has been denied eligibility to run. All candidates running for a position within A.S. must have a minimum...

Meet the future guardians of the cyber world

Half of the CCDC team at the club, including Christian Hernandez(far left) and Danielle Yamame (far right) speaking to the president, Rafael, over the phone after the club meeting on Monday night. Photo credit: Nathalie Ramirez

Nathalie Ramirez

April 12, 2017

They meet every Monday and dedicate their time every weekend to train for competitions and strive for recognition from their campus. They're not a sports team: they're the Layer 8 Computer Security Club."It’s in our name: we’re a computer security club," Christian Hernandez, computer informati...

Therapist to discuss cult behaviors and activities

Licensed marriage and family therapist Rachel Bernstein. Photo Credit: Rachel Bernstein

Danny Arriaza

April 12, 2017

Licensed marriage and family therapist Rachel Bernstein will discuss the danger of cults and threats that they pose to college students on April 26, at 7 p.m. Bernstein has worked with former members of cults for the past 25 years and over that time, she has built her own definition of what a cult is...

Vibroacoustic Therapy reduces stress for CSUN students

David Boyns and Briauna Johnson proudly displaying the portable version of the device used to produce pulses to the users body while listening to music as a form of healing. Photo credit: Alejandro Aranda

Heidi Weinrich

April 11, 2017

Sociology professor David Boyns and special education professor Ivor Weiner have teamed up to use new technology to share the benefits of sound healing at CSUN.Sound healing is an ancient practice that is commonly practiced in sound baths, a group experience where sounds are produced to go along wit...

Students on campus to campaign at March for Science

members of students for science pose for a photo outside of the education building

Nathan Hickling

April 11, 2017

Scientists are not the only ones feeling left out by recently proposed cuts to science and the arts - CSUN students are also reacting. One group on campus, Students for Science, is looking to get students involved in protesting the cuts, and is starting with the upcoming March for Science in downtown. “There’s...

CSUN biology professor to address issues concerning the underprivileged at L.A. March for Science

Maria Elena Zavala pictured smiling

Lorena Salinas

April 10, 2017

The Los Angeles March for Science will be hosting their first march on Saturday, April 22, in honor of Earth Day. The march comes after President Trump's administration began airing proposals declaring that global warming is made up and that producing birth control is not affordable. Guest speak...

Internet privacy rules overturned

Araceli Uribe pictured studying in the library

America Garza

April 10, 2017

President Donald Trump overturned internet privacy rules on Monday, which required broadband service providers to have consumers consent for the sale of their internet usage and data, according to the Washington Post.The rules would have prevented internet service providers such as Comcast, Verizon, and AT...

Culture of overspending continues in A.S., candidates say

AS students speak at meeting

Ryan Mancini

April 10, 2017

The financial strain felt by the campus seems to continue in Associated Students (A.S.), two years after the Sundial reported on it after an AS senate meeting."It’s getting worse, as the school is trying to decrease its enrollment, justifiably so," said Jonathan Goldenberg, representative of the A...

Annual philosophy conference prepares students

Robert Gressis pictured teaching philosophy 150

Joanna Rosales

April 9, 2017

The philosophy department at CSUN will be hosting their 8th annual student philosophy conference.Abel Franco, a professor who teaches philosophy, said the idea of the conference is to get students prepared for an actual professional conference.“It's a day where we have students and professors d...

A Night at JPL

Venus pictured in front of the sun

Danny Arriaza

April 9, 2017

As part of Jet Propulsion Laboratory's (JPL) ongoing von Karman series, this month's lecture discussed how imaging technology could help NASA learn about our planet and possible uses for space exploration "There's a whole universe out there," said Mark Helmlinger, a speaker at the lecture. "You can't...

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