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College during COVID-19: Psychology professors adapt to online learning using a lightboard

Professors Andrew Ainsworth and Thomas Chan perform a live demonstration.

Tiago Barreiro, Video Editor

October 7, 2020

  The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first time Andrew Ainsworth, a psychology professor, has had to adapt to a challenge while at CSUN. “I started as an undergrad here in 1994, the semester after the earthquake. At first, I knew nothing but trailers. I don’t think I had a class in a building until I was a junior,’’ he said. ...

The Real Influencers – bell hooks

The Real Influencers - bell hooks

Fatimah Jackson, Contributor

September 25, 2020

“The Real Influencers” is a series that highlights important figures whose ideas and work continue to be relevant to younger generations. Every episode is released to coincide with the figure’s birthday. In this episode, contributor Fatimah Jackson explains how author and feminist bell hooks hig...

College during COVID-19: Stephanie Yu

College during COVID-19: Stephanie Yu

Tiago Barreiro and Stephanie Yu

September 16, 2020

“College during COVID-19*” is a new video series in which CSUN students and faculty share their fall semester virtual learning or teaching experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. In the premiere episode, film major senior Stephanie Yu talks about how her first semester online is going. My name ...

Naila and the Uprising

A lady

Jessica Hernandez

May 6, 2019

"Naila and the Uprising" is a film about the role Palestinian women played in the 1987 intifada uprising that occurred in the Gaza Strip in reaction to the unjust conditions under the Israeli occupation. Professor Rana Sharif and other faculty members followed a screening of the film at CSUN with...

Mysterious rooster appears on campus

A rooster

Andrea Esparza

May 6, 2019

The rooster has reportedly been on campus since Monday, staying primarily at the lawn behind Manzanita Hall. There is no information as to how the rooster made its way to campus. Animal Services has been contacted, but cannot rescue the animal as they do not collect birds. ...

Beyond the Bin: An inside look at the recycling process at CSUN

A bunch of trash and

Elaine Sanders

April 26, 2019

Sundial Reporter Andrea Esparza follows CSUN's recycling from the Sustainability Center to its vendor Golden State Fiber Recycling company Investigating whether or not our recycling is truly being recycled.*

International office’s Coffee Hour

A person pouring coffee in a cup during an event

Dalal Alrashed

April 20, 2019

The International and Exchange Student Center (IESC) is an organization that provides a great benefit to the CSUN community. The purpose of the IESC is to promote cross-cultural exchange through international study, and so the organization offers support for international students and scholars. ...

The Sustainability Center

A picture of a man driving a cargo car

Baraa Alkassir

March 19, 2019

The Sustainability Center at CSUN is where waste collection, sorting and most of the recycling happens on campus. All features of the center are designed to make it a high-performance green building. For example, it is powered by 85 roof-mounted solar panels and functions with a vacuum composting syste...

Are You Aware: Feminism

A bunch of pictures illustrate International Women's Day

Elaine Sanders

March 8, 2019

In honor of Women's Day, we opened up the conversation of feminism to CSUN students gathering their perspective on a movement that's been advocating for gender equality for over 200 years....

Are You Aware: Dr. Dennis Kelly

A calendar advertisement illustrates different social issues

Elaine Sanders

March 1, 2019

Dr. Dennis Kelly, a men's health doctor at the CSUN Klotz Student Health Center and the University of Southern California Engemann Student Health Center, was put on administrative leave after six USC alumni, all of whom are a part of the LGBTQ+ community, anonymously filed a lawsuit against Kelly for...

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