The Sundial

Print journalism is down, but not out

Roxanne Estrada

February 14, 2010

The sleek and shiny iPad is hitting stores next month and igniting a buzz in the literary world.  Now that the all-mighty Apple has joined the e-book craze, writers are left worrying about the future of print journalism. Consumers can buy and read books, magazines and newspapers on devices like the iPad...

Finding inspiration through struggles

Anna Osipova

February 11, 2010

For Roberto Saravia, 25, his earliest memories are of marches, protests and "big old red flags." The red flags stand for El Salvador's current president's political party, Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front, or FMLN. Both of Saravia's parents, who met in the United States, have been staunc...

CSUN falls to Roadrunners at the buzzer

Gilberto Manzano

February 10, 2010

Kenny Daniels game-high 24 points weren’t enough to get past Cal State Bakersfield Wednesday night, as Trent Blakely’s buzzer beater shot fell in to give the Roadrunners the 59-57 victory at Rabobank Arena. The Matadors (9-15, 4-6 Big West) were down 57-55 with 50 seconds remaining in the game...

CSUN softball 2010 preview

Monique Muñiz

February 10, 2010

With the 2010 season opening on Friday, the Cal State Northridge softball team has a new look in their coaching staff. Former associate coach Roni Sparrey, in her fourth season at Northridge, has taken over the head coach position after Barbara Jordan resigned in December, and has added two new assistant...

No. 1 CSUN men’s volleyball plays back-to-back MPSF matches

Victor Corona

February 10, 2010

This week is the start of the toughest stretch of the season for the Matadors as they host No. 6 Long Beach State tonight and then travel to La Jolla to take on No. 13 UC San Diego Friday night. The next six matches for No. 1 CSUN will feature six of the top 13 teams in the nation, with five of them...

‘Moodle Basics’ helps students with program

Geraldine Marquez

February 10, 2010

Information Technology (IT) is offering online classes and workshops on “Moodle Basics,” to help students and faculty adjust to the new program. IT Administrative Coordinator Marla Joseph said the classes are coming out of the technology center. “Classes like these started in early July back...

NAACP helps to heal Haiti

Juana Esquivel

February 10, 2010

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) CSUN chapter hosted a fundraiser to help those devastated by the Haiti earthquake. “Help Heal Haiti” was held Tuesday night in the Games Room of the University Student Union (USU) with approximately a dozen poetic, music...

Compromise Leads to Repeal

Wendy Peters

February 10, 2010

Some lawmakers have no problem lying, since this is the manner in which they conduct their personal and professional lives. So, not surprisingly, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) falls well within the policy in Washington. My hat goes off to President Barack Obama who called for an end to the DADT...

An artist you should be listening to: Brandi Carlile

Lilianna Oustinovskaya

February 10, 2010

When people ask what genre of music you listen to, the standard response is often, “anything, but country music.” While my music tastes can be described as eclectic, country fails to make an appearance. This is where Brandi Carlile comes in to the picture. At first listen, this female singer-songwriter ...

Broken heart remedy in 8 songs

Susan Murray

February 10, 2010

Adults are finally given to the opportunity to enjoy guilty childhood pleasures, in “Getting over him in eight songs or less,” an animated HBO documentary written, directed and animated by Debra Solomon, set to air Valentine’s Day. Solomon, who has earned household recognition with the creation and animat...

Relationships Happen: Even alone, singles have it made on Valentine’s Day

Kerstin Gupilan

February 10, 2010

For those of us counting down the days, Single Awareness Day (SAD), or more commonly referred to as Valentine’s Day, is a mere three days away.  And no matter what we call it, the name says it all. This time of year, every year, single people all over the world are reminded that there is a reason...

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