The Sundial

How to save money and live cheaply as a CSUN student

Becky Mahan

June 30, 2011

With yet another increase in tuition, rising book costs, and various other academic fees necessary to receive an education today, students' wallets are running dry. Luckily, being a student at CSUN comes with some great perks - if students know where to look. As long as students have a valid student...

Señor Sol Restaurant Offers A Unique Style of Mexican Food to the Valley

Charmayne Moore

June 30, 2011

Señor Sol Restaurante Mexicano Location: 9233 Reseda Blvd. (818) 341-3024 Price: Reasonable; from $2.65-$10 Charge Cards: Visa or MasterCard Hours: Sunday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Parking: Rear of the building Cuisine: Mexican Website: N/A “One of the most popular items on our menu...

CSUN Student Health Clinic; Take Control of Your Health before it Takes Control of You

Ken Scarboro

June 29, 2011

Cal State Northridge offers a medical health clinic that serves as a critical facility needed for underinsured, underpaid, overworked college students. Klotz Student Health Center offers basic health services that are vital to a person’s health and wellness at no cost or a low affordable cost to ...

Same-sex Marriages Legal in New York, California Still Waiting

Gustavo Benitez

June 25, 2011

Friday's vote to legalize same-sex marriage in New York State was narrow, 33 to 29. It comes 42 years after the genesis of the gay rights movement in June 1969 at the Stonewall Inn, a bar in the West Village in New York City. California, long touted to be a progressive state may now only seem so in comparison to Bible Belt states. Bill Maher said on, "Somehow bigo...

Gov. Brown vetoes budget aimed at cutting more funds from CSU

Andrew Lopez

June 25, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a budget proposal drafted by Democrats in the Legislature last Thursday that would cut billions in state funding, including an additional $150 million from the CSU. Senate Bill 69 and Assembly Bill 98 were sent back to the Legislature without approval from Brown after...

My Morning Jacket mesmerizes live at Pantages Theatre in Hollywood

Andrew Lopez

June 23, 2011

The lobby of the historic Pantages Theatre in Hollywood was buzzing after a marathon performance by one of music’s best live acts, My Morning Jacket, Wednesday night. Two hours earlier, the inside of the theater was starting to fill up with excited concert-goers consisting mainly of fans in their...

CSUN Summer Youth Sports Camps Ready to Go

Gustavo Benitez

June 23, 2011

The average student’s age on the CSUN campus drops during summer. The  age drop is caused by students who are on campus temporarily for summer classes, tours, and others for the summer youth sports camps.   CSUN’s athletic department is offering five youth camps in tennis, socce...

Countless Opportunities Through CSUN’s University Student Union

Ken Scarboro

June 23, 2011

In a vast campus, incoming freshmen and every other CSUN student have the opportunity to find benefits they might not known they had in the University Student Union. The University Student Union is a non-profit student driven organization at CSUN that is committed to enhance the college experience...

From an A to an F, beaches get graded too

Rocio Romero

June 23, 2011

An annual beach report released in May by a non-profit environmental group revealed that high levels of poor water quality exist in Los Angeles County beaches. According to Heal the Bay, four of the 10 most polluted beaches in California are Avalon, Cabrillo, Topanga and Colorado Lagoon.  In total,...

Independent Nutrition Students will conduct fundraiser

Rocio Romero

June 23, 2011

  To alleviate the harsh reality of not having adequate nutrition or even the basic day-to-day sustainable resources in the lives of two of the most impoverished communities in the Dominican Republic, the Independent Nutrition Students from CSUN are raising money to fly across the country and...

CSUN IT Help Center is there when students need it

Ken Scarboro

June 22, 2011

In today's high-tech world it's good to know a mechanic of sorts. Someone that can help keep the absolutely necessary laptop running smoothly, or for that matter, help find that lost password that seems harder to locate than the infamous single blue striped sock.   CSUN has a knowledgeable...

FDA’s New Graphic Anti-smoking Warning Labels Really Burn Me-up

Gustavo Benitez

June 22, 2011

The FDA issued nine new cigarette health warnings Tuesday. It has been 25 years since the last major change to the warnings on cigarette packaging and will be required beginning September 2012 on packaging and advertisements in the United States. I can only imagine the cost of this campaign will be pass...

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