The Sundial

Research conducted by CSUN professor shows voters are influenced by ballot location

Rima Bek

October 25, 2010

A study shows that polling stations, where citizens are assigned to go vote during election season, are not as neutral as the public believes them to be. CSUN professor Dr. Abraham Rutchick, who conducted the study, found that a citizen’s vote can be impacted by where he or she goes to vote. “Our...

Teenage Drama Workshop receives award

Marissa Kindelspire

October 25, 2010

CSUN’s Teenage Drama Workshop has won an award for cultivating  theatre programs at local high schools for budding theatre majors. The California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) awarded CSUN’s Teenage Drama Workshop (TADW) with the Professional Artist Award at their annual conference in...

Maureen Rubin is the new associate dean of Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication

Christina Toroyan

October 25, 2010

After spending 26 years at CSUN, Maureen Rubin has stepped into her fourth, and probably final, role in the university as the associate dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication. “I’m getting close to retirement age and it’s nice coming full circle and ending where I sta...

Four-car collision disrupts traffic

Katie Grayot

October 25, 2010

A four-car crash outside of campus left one injured, three startled and a traffic nightmare at the intersection of Nordhoff Street and Etiwanda Avenue Monday afternoon. The collision, caused by the driver of an older Ford Bronco truck when he rear-ended a stopped Lexus Sedan, resulted in a domino eff...

CSUNFlowers preschool program curriculum focuses on early development communication skills

CSUNFlowers preschool program curriculum focuses on early development communication skills

Katie Donahue

October 25, 2010

Tucked away in a brick building near the Orange Grove, a group of toddlers sit in a circle and begin the day by singing songs. They are part of the CSUNFlowers preschool program, which is run by CSUN’s Speech, Language, and Hearing Center. They meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m in Monterey Hall. The program is language ba...

Marilyn Magaram Center uses Moodle to promote nutrition and community events

Katie Donahue

October 25, 2010

It is now easier for students to learn about upcoming events at CSUN’s Marilyn Magaram Center. The center has established a Moodle website to keep in contact with students and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program participants, said Jenna Jackson, project manager for the center. The Marilyn...

Get to know… Vinnie McGhee

Ignacio Marquez

October 25, 2010

Date of birth: October 8, 1989 Place of birth: Oakland, California Height: 5’11 2009-10 Season Stats: 7.5 pts/game, 1.5 rebounds/game, 81.5 free-throw percentage, 36.7 field goal percentage, 1.8 assists/game and 35.3 three-point percentage in 32 games. Position: Point/Shooting Guard Major: Pan-African Studies FAVORITES Food: Pepperoni...

CSUN women’s soccer drops to third place in Big West play

Brandon Henson

October 25, 2010

Heidi Farran’s first goal of the season was not enough Sunday afternoon as CSUN was defeated 2-1 by Long Beach State in a Big West Conference game. Lindsay Bullock, 49er midfielder, scored the game-winning goal for Long Beach in the 33rd minute at George Allen Field. After a cross by Marysol Rosas, Bullock knocked the deciding goal into the net off a header to the right si...

Get to know… AJ Bernhardt

Monique Muñiz

October 25, 2010

Full name: Adams Joseph Bernhardt Date of birth: Jan.  10, 1990 Place of birth: Pasadena, CA Height: 5’10 Stats last season: Goals 14 and Assists 30 Position: Defenseman Major: Urban Planning FAVORITES Food: Mom’s cooking Music: Country TV show: Family Guy Song: “What I Be” by Michael Franti Athlete: Drew Doughty ...

Project Ethos melds fashion, art and music to promote new artists during L.A.’s Fashion Week

Angela Melero

October 25, 2010

roject Ethos celebrated new talent at its L.A. Fashion Week event Friday night at the Avalon in Hollywood. The event combined fashion, music and art with a line-up that included two runway fashion shows and live musical performances. Art student and event attendee Brian Aspinwall, 28, said the...

AFI Film Festival offers free tickets to movie screenings

John Michael Simko

October 25, 2010

The American Film Institute (AFI) Film Festival, presented by Audi, is repeating its free pass giveaway for the second consecutive year so fans can enjoy movie entertainment without worrying about cost. After last year’s successful launch, AFI decided to continue its novel trend of offering free...

Best Bets Oct. 26-Nov. 2

Rima Bek

October 25, 2010

Ongoing What: Eye for the Sensual When: Through Sunday, Jan. 9 Where: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036 Price: Students with ID $10,  Adults $15, Children free For more info: Call (323) 857-6010 Description: The exhibition includes European paintings and sculptures. Oct. 29 What: Hallo...

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