The Sundial

Turn a study session into a party

Aprile Sumague

December 1, 2009

Study’ and ‘party’ are words that we do not normally use together, but the good news for us students is that there are new ways to avoid the stress of studying, and enjoy it instead. We are a few weeks away from winter break, and I am sure everyone is planning their holiday vacations. But before we go back home to our parents’ ho...

Fall for the music

Jonathan Pobre

December 1, 2009

Northridge Academy High School students Jovana Rovang, left, and Joseph Innocenzi, both 14, practice with their guitars in the quad near the Matador Bookstore complex, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. Innocenzi got started on guitar four months ago, but Rovang, who has been playing since fourth grade, quipped he is ...

The military needs some love

William Herbe

December 1, 2009

The U.S. military has faced some tough tasks and recently dealt with a very new version of tragedy and violence. The horrific shootings at Fort Hood last month are one reason the U.S. military is in the questionable state it’s in right now. Sure, the massacre at the Texas base was stunning. How could...

Fashionable style for men

Wendy Barba

December 1, 2009

When it comes to fashion, men can have just as much fun and variety as women. This is no different when finding the perfect holiday party outfit. The holiday season is the perfect excuse to show your festive side by adding edge and elegance to your look. Just be sure to dress accordingly to the type of party you attend as you transition between office p...

Letter to the Editor: Dec. 1, 2009

Administrator

December 1, 2009

Dear Editor, The ‘Sex and the Nation State’ symposium, held Nov. 10, discussed issues concerning sex/gender and national security. The keynote speaker was an official from the Central Intelligence Agency, an indication that the methods and activities of government intelligence agencies not be...

The military needs some love

William Herbe

December 1, 2009

The U.S. military has faced some tough tasks and recently dealt with a very new version of tragedy and violence.  The horrific shootings at Fort Hood last month are one reason the U.S. military is in the questionable state it’s in right now. Sure, the massacre at the Texas base was stunning. How could...

Bench player Vinnie McGhee scores 19 points to lift the Matadors to an 81-74 win over Cal State Bakersfield

Gilberto Manzano

December 1, 2009

Heading into Monday night’s home opener, Cal State Northridge (3-3) head coach Bobby Braswell was getting inconsistent play from his point guards. The first few games of the season Braswell started his senior Mark Hill, but due to his poor play, he was forced to go in another direction with Dathan Lyles, who hasn’t done ...

VPAC scheduled for 2011 debut

Jaclyn Rymer

December 1, 2009

When driving down Nordhoff Street and passing the CSUN campus, even if blinking, it’s hard to miss the construction that has been taking place since last year. For people who have not yet seen or heard, this 160,000 square foot metal structure is transforming into what will be known as the...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Michelle Nelson

December 1, 2009

Christina Handal isn’t a person that can be pigeonholed. The free-spirited, confident 21-year-old business management major said that concrete life plans scare her. “I don’t like to project out that far and try to plan my life that far in advance,” Handal said. “Even a month ahead, you...

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