The Sundial

Twenty-five years ago


February 24, 2010

Jessica Estrada Contributor Twenty-five years ago, an apartheid was taking place in South Africa. The white minority had all the power and restricted the rights of the black majority in South Africa. Students Against Apartheid Organization, a program at CSUN, was taking...

Ten years ago


February 24, 2010

By Ili Georgiev Contributor Concerns over limited and full classes worry students in the College of Business Administration and Economics. Ten years ago business majors found it difficult to get into the classes they needed because certain classes were offered once a year, the timing was inconvenient...

Tech changes coming to CSUN

Jacob Nahin

February 24, 2010

New technology programs could be implemented at CSUN to reduce costs and increase efficiency. CSUN must look to the future and compare it to the present to meet the campus’ projected student growth, said Harry Hellenbrand, provost and vice president for academic affairs at a meeting meant to showcase new technology that will be used by CS...

A.S. reviews final recycling report

Krista Daly

February 24, 2010

The final report of a recycling feasibility study conducted earlier this year was presented on Tuesday’s Associated Students (A.S.) meeting. “At this point, all we’re looking at, is what could be,” said Conor Landsdale, A.S. vice president. Laurence Kuhn and Tracie Bills from Terra Soluti...

CSUN men’s basketball faces Gauchos in Big West action

Gilberto Manzano

February 23, 2010

The one positive thing that Matador head coach Bobby Braswell took from their loss to Drake Saturday night was that it prepared them for their match against UC Santa Barbara tonight at the Thunderdome. In a postgame interview, after their 90-80 loss to the Bulldogs, Braswell felt that Drake’s offense...

CSUN Baseball: Surprising win over No. 18 USD

Angel Gutierrez

February 23, 2010

After giving up 30 runs in their first three games of the season, Cal State Northridge held the No. 18 San Diego Toreros to one run in its 7-1 upset victory at San Diego. Justin DeMarco, who went 3-for-4, and Ridge Carpenter, who went 3-for-6 with 3 RBI’s, led the Matadors. San Diego was able...

CSUN men’s volleyball looking for sixteen straight wins vs. USC

Victor Corona

February 23, 2010

Two straight losses on the road against UC Irvine and UCLA last week dropped the Matadors four spots to No. 5 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association division I-II top 15 poll. “For us this is a mental thing and we need to understand that we lost to some good teams,” senior outside...

Recession Living: Get a brighter smile without breaking the bank

Kristin Hirai

February 23, 2010

The first thing we usually notice about other people is their smile. Flashing those sparkling, bright white teeth can not only add eye candy and appeal to our overall look, but also help us make good first impressions. But what happens when we realize our pearly whites have gradually become popcorn butter yellow? Don’t worry, there is no need...

1 in 33,000: Driven by big dreams and Post-its

Victoria Hernandez

February 23, 2010

Toting a Hello Kitty backpack around campus, Abbey Ronquillo said her first name comes from the Beatles album “Abbey Road” because her parents are huge fans of the band. She is happy her parents named her Abbey instead of Lucy or Jude. The 19-year-old psychology major and minor in broadcast journalism has a l...

CSUN will fight sexual violence by taking back the night

Stephanie Bermudez

February 23, 2010

CSUN will join the global movement to “Take Back the Night,” a rally that publicly confronts the pressing issues of sexual violence against women, men, and children. Shira Brown, director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center said the event will take place Thursday, Feb. 25, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will start at the Plaza del Sol in the University Stud...

How to be green and save money while doing it

Roxanne Estrada

February 23, 2010

Here are some tips for greening your personal life.  We’ve heard a lot of tips before like turning off lights and conserving water.  But hopefully here are some you haven’t heard before that you can start applying to your daily life.  Besides being environmentally friendly, these tips will also...

Being a single “supermom” and learning how to balance it all

Amber Green

February 23, 2010

The job of a single mother is the hardest job in the world. A single mother, who works full time, attends college full time and holds the job of being both mother and father to their children, should be nominated for a Supermom award. Being a single “supermom” has its rewards but that title can...

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