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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...

Dear white feminists: You don’t own the Black Lives Matter movement

Dear white feminists: You don’t own the Black Lives Matter movement

Destiny Nadeau

October 23, 2018

The past six years have been inundated with two pivotal movements, one of which has shed light on the systemic abuse of black citizens in America and the other which has called attention to an appalling amount of sexual assault in the workplace.Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem wa...

The tactics men and women take in order to prevent sexual assault

The tactics men and women take in order to prevent sexual assault

Destiny Nadeau

October 16, 2018

Following the #Metoo movement — and in light of the Kavanaugh hearing — there has been a sudden uproar of men claiming that this is a dangerous time for them. That their freedom is being put at risk because they are unable to decipher the differences between what may be considered appropriate an...

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