The Sundial

Feminism club holds event in front of Sierra Tower

Shaleeka Powell

February 28, 2013

The F Word club had their first event this semester called "Who Needs Feminism" in front of Sierra Tower Thursday.Skylar Grogan, 21, junior gender women studies major and public relations officer for the club, said the club became The F Word this semester, but was previously called Gender Women Studies S...

Author asks students to find jobs that make them happy

Author asks students to find jobs that make them happy

Areli Rodriguez

February 28, 2013

Daniel Seddiqui, author of "50 Jobs in 50 States," spoke to students Wednesday about following their passion and getting a job that made them happy. As a recent economics studies graduate, Seddiqui was rejected in 40 different job interviews and was kicked out of his house several times because ...

Colorblind ideology; a new form of racism

Mona Adem

February 27, 2013

Imagine yourself walking in your own neighborhood , alone and lost in your own thoughts. It is dark and you are returning home from the convenience store. Suddenly, a man follows you, but you don’t know why. He is not someone you recognize and you haven’t done anything wrong. Fear envelops you. You can hear your own hear...

Tegan and Sara’s ‘Heartthrob’ proves to be a successful transition

Brian Andrade

February 27, 2013

Tegan and Sara, a Canadian indie band of identical twins, have been playing since 1995 but prior to their current success, the two had much trouble gaining recognition. It wasn't until nearly a decade later when the pair released their fourth album "So Jealous," did they make a name for themselves. Wha...

Dress up your CSUN gear in your wardrobe

Dress up your CSUN gear in your wardrobe

Christina Moffitino

February 27, 2013

That old CSUN sweater may feel great with a pair of sweats, but you definitely have more potential to swag out your school gear. Classes, work, tests, homework… I know us college kids have a million things going on, but you don’t have to look as tired as you feel. For that instant pick-me-up,...

Eastside Luv Wine Bar y Queso is a bar full of culture and art

Eastside Luv Wine Bar y Queso is a bar full of culture and art

Lucy Guanuna

February 27, 2013

Eastside Luv Wine Bar y Queso is the epitome of Chicano culture in East L.A. Nestled on a hill in Boyle Heights across from the Mariachi Plaza and with a view of downtown, Eastside Luv is dressed in deep, dark red from the inside out. The corner wall boasts a mural of a mariachi band by famed ...

CSUN international student sheds stress on campus

CSUN international student sheds stress on campus

John Saringo-Rodriguez

February 27, 2013

For Cal State Northridge students, balancing classes, work, internships, extracurriculars and personal relationships can be overwhelming. But it’s especially difficult for linguistics major, Mao Otahima, 23, whose family and support are on another continent. While students may find it easi...

American Idol fights for survival by promoting tension on the panel

Brian Andrade

February 27, 2013

American Idol struggles to maintain its status as it competes with new singing shows like X Factor and The Voice. To make matters worse, after the absence of Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul, its ratings have consistently dropped. Since season eight, American Idol continues to shuffle their judge panel ...

Scotland’s Black Watch 3rd Battalion and The Band of The Scots Guards to perform at VPAC

ReAnne Rogers

February 27, 2013

The Pipes, Drums and Highland Dancers of Scotland's Black Watch will join forces with the Band of the Scots Guards to play a collection of traditional folk music and military tunes on March 1 at the VPAC.The ensemble is currently on tour throughout the United States and various parts of Canada until th...

China National Symphony Orchestra will perform at VPAC

Bob Garcia

February 27, 2013

The Chinese National Symphony Orchestra will be performing on Friday March 8 at 8 p.m. at the Valley Performing Arts Center. The concert will include two post-romantic compositions written by Richard Strauss and Erich Wolfgang Korngold and also be performing Xia Guan's "First Movement of Earth Requim...

Pledge denies third-party influence in local campaigns

Lucy Guanuna

February 27, 2013

A Los Angeles City Council candidate for the 13th District signed the People’s Pledge early February, a vow to deny independent third party contributions in local campaigns, and has urged other candidates to do the same. The People’s Pledge started during the 2012 Massachusetts Senate race between Democrat Elizabeth Warren and R...

CSU policy requires all employees to report child abuse or neglect

Hansook Oh

February 27, 2013

CSUN will implement a new CSU policy called the “Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect,” which requires all CSU employees, including student employees, janitorial staff and food service workers, to report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect to an on-campus Mandated Reporting Co...

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