The Sundial

Questions for second Presidents’ Town Hall Meeting

Adria Brodie

October 27, 2010

Senate members of A.S. provided the additional questions and concerns of their constituents Tuesday to be addressed before CSUN President Jolene Koester at the second Presidents’ Town Hall Meeting. A.S. President Conor Lansdale said he wanted to know about campus-wide issues affecting students,...

Water leak shuts down heating system on campus

Jackie Holmes

October 26, 2010

A water main leak  affecting the entire campus heating system was discovered Tuesday. Lynn Wiegers, executive director for physical plant management (PPM), said there will not be any heat in the buildings and no hot water in the Sierra Hall restrooms. Wiegers said the leak started a couple of weeks ago, but PPM had trouble l...

A.S. vice president challenges senators to participate in food, clothing drive

Adria Brodie

October 26, 2010

The introduction of the 2nd Annual CSUN Campus Clothing and Food Drive sparked a friendly competition between Senate members Tuesday as the A.S. vice president challenged them to get involved in the cause. Neil Sanchez said he wanted A.S. student leadership entities, which consist of the Senate...

VPAC line up to be announced, theatre department to be included

Angela Melero

October 26, 2010

The performance lineup for the new Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) will be announced Thursday. Performances for the new VPAC are set to cover a wide range of styles, further demonstrating the versatility of the new space. VPAC insiders have remained tight-lipped about the lineup of performances...

Senators Boxer, Feinstein to rally at CSUN

Angela Melero

October 26, 2010

California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein will make a campaign stop at CSUN Friday afternoon in the USU’s Grand Salon. The event, will be hosted by CSUN’s Young Democrats. Nareg Babaians, vice president–elect of the Young Democrats, said representatives from Boxer’s campaign...

CSUN men’s soccer unafraid of UCLA

Raul Magana

October 26, 2010

After a devastating 4-0 loss to conference rival UC Santa Barbara on the road and the season coming to a close, CSUN looks to get a signature win against soccer powerhouse No. 11 UCLA at home tonight. With only two wins this season for the Matadors (2-11-2, 1-5-1 Big West) it’s safe to say things...

Heavyweight champion, Velasquez, embraces Mexican heritage

Ignacio Marquez

October 26, 2010

A new icon has emerged and has taken the crown as the new king of the fighting world. Down goes the bull and in comes the smaller, but superior being, a matador of sorts, taming the wild beast. The Mexican community finally has its new hero; the long-awaited heavyweight fighter that has never existed. Cain...

Greeks must unite to build a stronger community

Steven Popovic

October 26, 2010

Earlier this month Greek-letter fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for deserving families in Pacoima. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a decent, safe and affordable place to live for every man, woman and chi...

Affordable Chinese cuisine for students


October 26, 2010

Walking 10 minutes from CSUN, one can easily find Chi’s Chinese Cuisine. Located on Reseda Boulevard between Plummer Street, and Lassen Street. This small and charming restaurant is a perfect place to eat and relax with friends. My guest and I went on a Sunday night, to take a short break from ...

List of special Halloween events

Megan Magers

October 26, 2010

Boo! It’s that terrifying time of year again, where haunted happenings and eerie events are in high demand, and I’ve got just the petrifying places to be this year. With such spooky suggestions, you won’t have a moment to spare. Get ready for alarming atmospheres full of wicked wonders and terror. First up, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Stu...

With increasing fees and the diminishing economy, more students receive economic help

Rima Bek

October 25, 2010

Approximately 62 to 65 percent of the CSUN student population are only able attend the university through various forms of financial aid. Currently, close to 23,000 students have been awarded with financial aid this semester, said Lili Vidal, director of the financial aid and scholarship department...

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