The Sundial

Panelists discuss benefits of civic engagement

Erin Resnick

November 29, 2007

CSUN's Civic Engagement Community hosted a panel comprised of both students and faculty members on Oct. 24 to inform fellow colleagues about the benefits of community service-learning. The Civic Engagement series was formed so that CSUN students could go to their neighboring colleges and communities and share...

Theatrical performance honors the life of Frida Kahlo

Harriet Miranda

November 29, 2007

The short and tragic life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo has been reproduced around the world in various forms. In celebration of her 100th year, Teatro Sinergia in conjunction with the Frida Kahlo Theater in Los Angeles presents "Frida Kahlo," a play about the painter's life of solitude, physical an...

Theatre students commemorate Houdini’s death through play

Talynn Soghomonians

November 29, 2007

To the world, Harry Houdini was the greatest magic man that ever lived. He escaped water torture cells and straightjackets in locked metal handcuffs and shackles. But, to his wife Wilhelmina Beatrice "Bess" Rahner Houdini, he was the love of her life. In the CSUN production "Houdini's Box," Bess Houd...

A.S. court denies election appeal

Chrystal King

November 29, 2007

The Associated Students Judicial Court announced that elections won't be held again for two at-large senatorial positions despite complaints and appeals after a closed session meeting on Monday evening at the A.S. Central Office. Members of the judicial court said it'd needlessly exhaust A.S. fee reven...

The Hives introduce a medley of music in new album

Chrystal King

November 29, 2007

Following the trend catapulted by the Beatles' White Album, and resurrected with Jay-Z's Black Album, the Hives' recently released "The Black and White Album" is anything but grey. No two songs sound alike, as this garage-rock band compiles the sounds of various types of music to create their own uniqu...

Sugarcult and Hanging on Halos rock out in the USU

Talynn Soghomonians

November 29, 2007

Covered in body piercings, colorful tattoos, bleached hair, and Mohawks, the boys of the pop-punk band Sugarcult, and special guest Hanging on Halos rocked out in front of Plaza Del Sol at CSUN for a free concert on Nov. 21. The Santa Barbara based band Sugarcult, which formed in 1998, consists of vocali...

Jane Austen makes a comeback through films on PBS

Tiffany Kelly

November 29, 2007

One of my greatest pleasures is to re-create a scene that is in a book," said Andrew Davies, the screenwriter of "Pride and Prejudice," "Sense and Sensibility," "Emma," "Northanger Abbey" and "Bridget Jones's Diary." Davies grew up "unlike most boys," finishing all of Austen's novels by the age of 18...

Letter to the editor

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November 29, 2007

I am not a journalist. I am not a sociologist. I still haven't even been accepted into the CTVA major yet! However, I am a very disgruntled Irish-Italian kid from South Philly, and I have something to say. Throughout the course of my longest day of the week here at CSUN, I usually just sit around an...

Stork delivers!

Debby von Winckelmann

November 29, 2007

As a volleyball player, Jeff Stork has won everything there is to win. As the head coach of the CSUN women's volleyball team, Stork said there's more to accomplish. "Playing-wise it was an incredible career," Stork said. "Coaching-wise my career isn't over yet and there's a few things left to accomp...

Discrimi-Nation: Native Americans

Douglas Sierra

November 29, 2007

In writing this article I am admitting something that I have never told anyone: I am a Native American. I do not dress up in feathers nor do I sleep in a tipi or igloo. I also do not know anybody that owns a casino, so please if you know my name please don't ask me for money. And just so you know, we...

Campus groups host annual pow-wow

Nicole Sharp

November 29, 2007

American Indian organizations at CSUN held their 24th annual pow-wow in honor of improving their strength and spirit for future participants during the Thanksgiving weekend at CSUN. var uslide_show_id = "2b438ebd-aa1b-4909-beda-8a679bbf9b6f";var slideshowwidth = "468";var linktext = ""; "A pow-wow...

U.S. explanation needed for journalist’s lock-up

Nicole Sharp

November 28, 2007

Should it be up to the government to call someone a "possible threat" to the country based on what his job requires of him? Should the government also be allowed to pinpoint that single person as a "possible threat" because of a few pictures they took? My answer is no. The "possible threat" is named ...

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