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Vincennes street closed for street maintenance

A steamroller seen paving the street. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Diaz/News Editor)

Andrew Martinez

April 18, 2014

Vincennes street between Reseda Blvd. and Darby Ave. has been closed by the city of Los Angeles Department of Street maintenance for paving until 1 p.m. CSUN was not notified by the city, according to the CSUN police department (PD). Students and faculty attempting to access parking lots B1, B2, B3 or B4 are advised to use Prarie Street...

Alumni panel to discuss careers within health industry field

Rohit Ghosh

April 14, 2014

The ever-changing landscape of the healthcare industry in the United States has made it increasingly difficult to find a career within the field. The CSUN Alumni Association and Career Center are hosting Inside the Health Industry Panel on Wednesday where alumni will discuss current trends, topics an...

AS talks about reducing the number of Daily Sundial copies

Daché Jackson

April 14, 2014

The Sustainability Committee is trying to eliminate costs and suggested to decrease number of Daily Sundial papers being printed. “This is not a threat to decrease the Sundial’s influence, it is to promote sustainability,” said Andrew Chung, member of the Sustainability Committee. The Sundial has mul...

Chicana/o studies celebrates 45 years with panel discussions

Denise Sandoval Chicana/o studies professor speaks to the students at the closing reception of the Chicana/o studies 45th anniversary symposium

Lisette Rosales

April 14, 2014

The CSUN Chicana/o studies department was established in 1969 to respond to the growing needs of a diverse student body. On Monday, they celebrated their 45th anniversary with a variety of speakers and presenters, which included professors, counselors, and community organizers. The event took pla...

USC sociology professor to speak about demographic shifts

Steven Maiken

April 14, 2014

Manuel Pastor, professor of sociology and American studies at USC, will be the speaker at CSUN’s final spring 2014 Dialogues with the Provost lecture, titled The Next California: Demographic Shifts, Economic Change and Implications for Higher Education. The lecture will be held from 9 a.m.-11 a.m....

American Indian studies to host Native American performance artist

Jonathan R. Diaz

April 14, 2014

The American Indian studies department and the American Indian Student Association are presenting performance artist James Luna of the California Luiseño tribe on April 16. The lecture will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Nobbs Auditorium, Sequoia Hall 104. Luna, who grew up in Orange Country and ea...

Filipino American Student Association mixes old and new with performance

(Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)

Jonathan R. Diaz

April 13, 2014

Students performed the music of Queen, Journey and Bon Jovi among a mix of traditional Philippino cultural dances at the 29th annual Pilipino Cultural Night (PCN)  presented by the CSUN’s Filipino American Student Association (FASA). The musical, entitled “Summer Furlough,” tells the story o...

Students, faculty react to iniative to return affirmative action in California

Illustration by: Sarah Cascadden/Contributor

Brionna Lewis

April 11, 2014

In January, California lawmakers attempted to revive affirmative action programs in public universities that were previously banned by Proposition 209 in 1996. The initiative was dropped due to unexpected backlash from the minority community that has historically supported affirmative action initiatives. State democ...

Tiffany Zaich elected Associated Students president for 2014-2015

Tiffany Zaich celebrates her new position as AS president for 2014-2015 school year with the current AS president Christopher Woolett on Wednesday.

Jonathan R. Diaz

April 2, 2014

UPDATED WITH UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS Tiffany Zaich and Talar Alexanian are elected Associated Students (AS) president and vice president for the 2014-2015 school year. “I look forward to going to work with (current AS president) Chris (Woolett),” Zaich said. Among her goals for her presidency i...

Documentary explores struggle over privatization of water in El Salvador

Documentary explores struggle over privatization of water in El Salvador

Jamie Gonzaga

April 2, 2014

  Activist and documentary filmmaker, Jason Wallch, came to campus to screen his documentary which explores the problems of privatization of water, and the fight over water decentralization in El Salvador. His film, 'Until the Last Drop,' is the product of Wallch living in El Salvador fr...

Filmmaker puts cameras in hands of indigenous youth in Panama

Brionna Lewis

April 2, 2014

Panamanian filmmaker, Anayansi Prado, visited CSUN to share her experience working with indigenous youth in Panama to create short documentaries about their communities on Tuesday. “We were teaching them how to make films about their communities, their cultures, and their struggles,” Prado said....

Online voting, burger truck spark increased AS election participation

Talar Alexanian, journalism major, encourages Dayana Tobar, cell and molecular biology major to vote in the AS elections during the final hours of polling. Alexanian was re-elected AS vice president with Tiffany Zaich elected to AS president.

Devan Patel

April 2, 2014

As voting for the AS elections concluded April 2 at 6 p.m, members have seen a dramatic increase in voter participation as a result of Tuesday’s Habit Burger truck giveaway and the transition to complete online voting. Taylor Davis, sophomore communications major, said there was quite a noticeable...

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