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What we can learn from 2018 elections looking ahead to 2020

What we can learn from 2018 elections looking ahead to 2020

Ashley Hawn

November 27, 2018

The 2018 elections have been officially recorded and the results leave us with much to ponder on. Results have shown that there was an impressive turnout in midterm voting with record voting at its highest in 50 years. This election broke the chain of low turnouts in midterms as 2018 brought out pas...

Michael Avenatti facing domestic violence charges, still considering 2020 presidential run

Michael Avenatti facing domestic violence charges, still considering 2020 presidential run

Ashley Hawn

November 20, 2018

Early Wednesday morning attorney to Stormy Daniels, Michael Avenatti, was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence. Avenatti has emerged this year as a strong critic of Donald Trump, starting with his representation of Daniels and frequent media appearances. For months, Avenatti has been play...

The NRA, Black Panthers and gun control

Destiny Nadeau

November 15, 2018

I can say, without a doubt, that the United States as a gun problem. This is not an assumption. This is not even an uneducated guess. This. Is. A. Fact. The United States of America has a gun problem.To go hand in hand with that, I can say, without another doubt, that the United States also has a domest...

Twitter beef or war cry?

Twitter beef or war cry?

Luke Natali

November 14, 2018

I haven't worn a watch in roughly six years. My phone tells the time. I haven't been on Twitter's website since I got an iPhone, because there's an app for that. I met most of my friends in high school through Facebook because it was easier to click "add friend" as opposed to walking up to these people at...

Aspire to inspire

Aspire to inspire

Contributor

November 6, 2018

Our founding fathers built this country on freedom and the idea that people won’t be judged by their race or culture, but rather judged by their actions and the meaning behind it. Our society has strayed from those beliefs and forgotten what it truly means to be an American. We live in a world th...

Stop ignoring addicts

Stop ignoring addicts

Contributor

November 6, 2018

On June 21, 2018, Demi Lovato released a song titled “Sober.” At first glance, most who have followed along with Lovato’s sobriety journey would assume that she would be singing about conquering her addiction.However, after listening to the first 45 seconds of the song, listeners everywher...

The land of immigrants

The land of immigrants

Contributor

November 5, 2018

Do me a favor. Take a look at your last name. My last name is Tarasova and I came from Russia. Does your name have Latin roots? Or maybe your grandma was Jewish? Regardless, you are probably American. But what makes you American? When Columbus “discovered” America, he sailed over from Spai...

Sparkling, still or slimy?

Sparkling, still or slimy?

Contributor

November 5, 2018

Clean water is overrated. I mean if we really think about it, we already have so much of it. As a matter of fact, 71 percent of the earth is literally covered in water! Look, the oceans are huge and super deep; all we would have to do is just take the salt out of ocean water and bottle it up, am I ri...

Millennials need to vote because it always counts

Millennials need to vote because it always counts

Contributor

November 5, 2018

In 2013, Time magazine famously labeled millennials on their cover as the “Me Me Me Generation.” They even went as far as calling us “lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents.” One reporter even referred to Generation Y as “wild, politically disengaged su...

Transgender people will not be erased

Transgender people will not be erased

Destiny Nadeau

November 1, 2018

The fight for human rights has been a strenuous uphill battle that has become increasingly problematic since Donald Trump took office in 2016. One of the continuous issues constantly being brought to light within this particular administration is the dehumanization of transgender people. On Oct. 22, ...

Will CSUN students vote in the 2018 midterm election?

Will CSUN students vote in the 2018 midterm election?

Katharine Charnay

October 29, 2018

After such a politically divisive year in our country, filled with numerous protests and walk-outs across college campuses, one would assume that college students would be more inclined than ever before to go vote in this upcoming midterm election.However, when I asked a group of CSUN students if they w...

Letter to the Editor: TUC response to The Sundial’s opinion piece

Letter to the Editor: TUC response to The Sundial’s opinion piece

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October 23, 2018

As the commercial operator on campus, The University Corporation (CSUN Dining) has a strong commitment to sustainability. Because of that commitment, we have taken many steps to assist in the effort to reduce the sale of single-use bottles. Most recently, we launched our “Bring Your Own Bottl...

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