The Sundial

Student doesn’t allow injuries stand in way of soccer dreams

Contributor

October 31, 2010

As an undecided freshman at CSUN, Kian Chachi is a sports enthusiast who just loves to play soccer. “I’ve been playing the game since I was three years old,” Chachi said. Since middle school, Kian, 17, has been playing on Premier and Gold teams of the Coast Soccer League. “I generally play...

Dressing stylish without showing too much skin

Nayeli Pelayo

October 31, 2010

Most women can recall times  when their mother sent them back to their room to change their outfit when she thought they were showing too much skin. Even after high school,  some mothers still look at their daughter’s skimpy ensembles with disapproving eyes. As unfair and judgemental  as it may seem, here is a list of reasons to help understand ...

New Satellite Student Union study room opens near Geronimo’s

Rima Bek

October 31, 2010

Robert Weigand, 20, spends four days a week in the Satellite Student Union’s (SSU) Shoshone Room, which was recently converted into a study space. Weigand, a double-major in English and cinema and television arts (CTVA), studies at least three to four hours a day in this room. “I think it’s...

Students solve crime at USU’s Murder Mystery Show and Dinner

Mandi Gosling

October 31, 2010

A rock star named Shamu with green-spiked hair stumbled around the Grand Salon of the University Student Union shrieking in agony. He had a knife wedged in his chest and blood spilled all over his crocodile-skin leisure suit. He died a short while later. This “whodunit” and two other murders kept CSUN students baffled for several hours at the Murder Mystery Dinner and ...

Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein rally at CSUN, encourage students to vote

Adria Brodie

October 31, 2010

The crowd erupted with praise for U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein as they joined a lively group of young democrats and faculty  Friday for a rally held on behalf of Boxer. The rally was hosted by the CSUN Young Democrats in the Grand Salon, where Boxer encouraged stude...

A.S. online budget request simplifies submission process

Adria Brodie

October 31, 2010

The process of requesting annual funding went green as the A.S. 2011-2012 Annual Budget Request became available online, replacing the original paper-based submissions with fields, a dropdown menu, and electronic confirmations. “We are trying to go green with A.S.,” said Kevin Mojaradi, A.S. coordinator...

CSUN students and professors get ready to vote on Nov. 2

Jackie Holmes

October 31, 2010

Election day is Nov. 2 and for weeks students and the American population have been seeing advertisements for propositions and candidates in every type of media. Political science professor Tom Hogen-Esch said the most important thing is being aware. According to the Census Bureau, citizens in...

CSUN women’s soccer clinches playoff spot with two goals

Brandon Henson

October 31, 2010

Two first-half goals sealed CSUN’s playoff berth as it cruised past Cal State Fullerton in a 2-0 victory at Matador Field in a Big West match Thursday night. Senior forward Farryn Townley and sophomore defender Katie Russ struck the net against the Titans and guaranteed the Matadors a spot in the Big West Tournament semifinals for the second consecutive year.  The Mata...

Get to know… Lynda Morales

Julio Alberto Cruz

October 31, 2010

Get to know... Lynda Morales Date of birth: May 20, 1988 Place of birth: Glendale, California Height: 6’ 2’’ Experience: Senior 2009-10 Season Stats: 89 blocks Position: Middle blocker Major: FCS Consumer Affairs FAVORITES Food: Grandmother’s arroz con gandules Music: Almost e...

Vote Brown for governor

Mandi Gosling

October 30, 2010

A Jesuit seminarian, a former governor, and a humanitarian ambassador all walk into a bar to discuss solving California’s problems.  A student of Zen Buddhism, a former mayor, and an attorney general join them.  Each of them is asked to introduce themselves.  They all have the same name – Jerr...

“Romeo & Juliet” lacks on-stage chemistry

Liana Hofer

October 30, 2010

In order to pull off one of the greatest love stories ever told, the actors better have an awful lot of chemistry. Despite their acting abilities, chemistry is something the main performers in The Acting Company’s performance of “Romeo & Juliet” had in short supply. Separately, Alejandro...

HP Releases New Computer Tablet

Rima Bek

October 29, 2010

Hewlett-Packard has released a touch-screen computer tablet that runs on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system on Friday. HP is the latest computer maker to step up their game after the release of Apple's iPad in April. Dubbed the "Slate 500," the tablet costs $799 on the HP website, which is...

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