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A.S. raises $500 for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Agnes Constante

November 30, 2012

The Associated Students (A.S.) will be donating $50,500 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. A total of $500 was raised during last week’s “50 in 3” donation drive, with $424 from tabling on campus and $76 through PayPal contributions. Sarah Garcia, senator for the C...

‘Modern Family’ recap (11/28) spoiler alert

Christina Pembleton

November 29, 2012

“Modern Family” returned to ABC’s Wednesday lineup after a Thanksgiving break. This episode feature Hayley picking up trash for community service, a one-up showdown between Phil and Jay, and Cam as a cat in a tree. Jay and Phil have to take Manny and Luke  to a friend’s olympic-themed birthday...

Students learn to cope with stress, anxiety during Blues Week

Terese Torgersen

November 29, 2012

CSUN students received tools for coping with stress and anxiety as they prepared for finals week on Thursday at the USU as part of Beat the Blues Week. Vaheh Hartoonian is a graduate student at CSUN and assistant coordinator of peer program at University Counseling Services on campus. He is not the...

CSUN vice president to retire in June

Andrew Clark

November 29, 2012

Tom McCarron, CSUN’s vice president of Administration and Finance, will retire in June, according to an email sent by President Dianne Harrison to the campus community. During his tenure, multiple campus construction projects were completed, including the Sierra Center, VPAC, Arbor Court, Chaparral...

CSUN students get familiar with LinkedIn social media

Terese Torgersen

November 29, 2012

A LinkedIn expert taught the CSUN community how to efficiently use the social media website as a tool to promote yourself and find available jobs. Stuart Fried has been an active member of LinkedIn since 2006 and worked in the recruitment industry for 30 years. “It’s a professional network...

CSUN crime numbers not the best, not the worst

Christina Cocca

November 29, 2012

Amidst bomb threats, gun scares and purse snatchings, CSUN’s crime numbers size up comparably well to some of its larger counterparts. Of the six most populated schools in the California State University system, Northridge falls in the middle and takes third place for the most on-campus crimes. The...

Holiday shopping apps

Casey Delich

November 29, 2012

Better Christmas List ($1.99 iOS, Free Android) Keep track of what you spend and who you spend it on, on something better than that crumpled up piece of paper in your pocket.  With Better Christmas List you can track every cent that you have spent, create special lists and establish a budget for ...

Brain foods can help enhance your grades

Irene Nesbitt

November 29, 2012

Finals week can be quite overwhelming for most students. With tests, papers and oral exams right around the corner, I’m quite positive it will be a week of staying up to the wee hours of the morning, and yes, regretting procrastinating. But fear not my fellow student counterparts, there are a lot ...

Talking zombies with “Walking Dead” writer

Talking zombies with “Walking Dead” writer

Casey Delich

November 29, 2012

America’s most popular cable show, “The Walking Dead,” is near their third mid-season on AMC, looking at the good and bad in humans during the zombie apocalypse.  Created by a staff of writers and producers, Scott M. Gimple, a writer on the  show, sat down with the Daily Sundial to discuss writ...

Men’s Basketball- CSUN fails zone test, UCLA rolls to 82-56 victory

Jonathan Andrade

November 29, 2012

WESTWOOD­—Live by the three and die by the three. It’s a moniker any basketball player at any level has heard in their days, yet CSUN learned the hard way Wednesday night as they shot a mere 19 percent from beyond the arc en route to a 82-56 romping at the hands of the much bigger UCLA li...

CSUN community honors those lost with candlelight memorial

Mayra Escobedo

November 28, 2012

A panel on resources available to students on campus and a candlelight memorial was held Wednesday to remember those that have died by suicide and honor survivors of either depression or suicide as part of Beat the Blues Week. Representatives from the University Counseling Services, CSUN Helpline, Pride Ce...

Blues Project sheds light on darkness

Melissa Simon

November 28, 2012

The CSUN community gathered on the steps of the Oviatt Library Wednesday night for a candlelight memorial honoring those who ended their own lives or had been impacted in some way by depression or suicide. Elayne Woods, junior interior design major, opened the memorial by reading a poem she wrote...

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