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Another suspect snaps picture of victim using the restroom

Esmeralda Careaga

October 31, 2013

Campus police are searching for a suspect who entered the women's restroom on the first floor of Manzanita Hall and snapped a photo of a woman using the bathroom Wednesday night. The suspect allegedly stood in front of the stall, reached over the door,  and took photos or a possible video of the vi...

Tales from the newsroom: Editor ghost stories

Megan Diskin

October 31, 2013

Luis Rivas - Opinions Editor My family, both my mom and dad’s side, is from the state of Zacatecas in north central Mexico. My grandmother had a terrible childhood. My grandfather was physically and emotionally abusive toward her and their kids (my aunts and uncles). Unfortunately, he concentrated his...

Spoken word artist took home the grand prize at CSUN’S Student Showcase

Spoken word artist took home the grand prize at CSUN’S Student Showcase

Clarissa Perkins

October 31, 2013

Comedian Chris Spencer hosted CSUN’s 12th annual Student Showcase as poets, steppers, and musicians graced the stage and wowed the audience on Wednesday night in the USU Plaza del Sol Performance Hall. Michael Roberts, 20, a junior studying psychology came to support CSUN Hip Hop and was pleasa...

Student reaffirms culture through Dia de Los Muertos celebration

Student reaffirms culture through Dia de Los Muertos celebration

Matthew Delgado

October 31, 2013

As the weather finally begins to get cold, and the trees start to rattle with droplets of rain, Martha Martinez, 23, a graduate student majoring in Chicana/o studies, finishes her painting inside the Chicano House. She will present it at the Dia de los Muertos celebration on Friday. Half ...

KCSN News Update: At public four year colleges and universities, the average price for tuition and fees rose two point nine percent this year

Brittany Chenelle

October 31, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: At public four year colleges and universities, the average price for tuition and fees rose two point nine percent this year. During a job interview, candidates must ensure that they are familiar with the industry they are applying for and ...

Check out these haunted locations for a creepy encounter

Check out these haunted locations for a creepy encounter

Merrita Llarena

October 31, 2013

It’s that time of year again! Dressing up, getting sick from too much candy, and of course, getting scared from all the horror stories that come on and around Halloween. You may feel like you’re too old to go trick-or-treating, but too young to be passing out candy, so what is a college-aged student ...

Sundial staff picks some scary videogames to play this Halloween

Sundial staff picks some scary videogames to play this Halloween

Josh Carlton

October 31, 2013

Josh Carlton - A&E Editor Dead Space: Yeah, I know, we’ve seen this one before, but that’s because it’s one of the best. While some say that “Dead Space” isn’t a true survival horror game by design, I have to disagree. Sure the sequels moved away from the notion even further, but th...

For this year, don’t be a racist for Halloween

For this year, don’t be a racist for Halloween

Calvin Ratana

October 31, 2013

Oh, Halloween. They say it’s fun to dress up and go to Halloween parties. But it isn’t – at least not when there’s rampant cultural appropriation and people dressed up in racist costumes running around everywhere. In this age, that’s exactly what Halloween has turned into: an ugly parade o...

Brown Center 10th anniversary this Saturday

Champaign Williams

October 31, 2013

The Brown Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary this Saturday. The 18,400-square-foot center opened its doors in 2003 with the expectation of the helping people with physical challenges. It began as just an addition to the Center of Achievement (COA) through A...

Chicano Studies Department “Dia de los Muertos” celebration to begin Thursday

Clarissa Corona

October 31, 2013

Me.E.Ch.A de CSUN and the Chicano Studies Department will have their annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on Thursday and Friday. The two-day celebration is based on tradition, beginning with the Noche de Ofrenda on Thursday night. Those who made altars to remember those they have lost will be able to ...

Activists urge students to care about immigration reform policies

Activists urge students to care about immigration reform policies

Roy Azoulay

October 31, 2013

Each wearing a cap and gown, 30 undocumented immigrants boldly walked up to a legal port of entry in Texas, determined to return to the place they grew up after voluntarily crossing into Mexico to visit their families. Being questioned as to where they were going, they respond with no hesitation, “ho...

CFA shows film attacking higher education for Equity Week

CFA shows film attacking higher education for Equity Week

Andrew Martinez

October 31, 2013

Students got an eye-opening look at the for-profit college system and its impact on higher education Wednesday as they filled the Kurland Lecture Hall of the Valley Performing Arts Center to see “For Profit.” The film was presented for the inaugural Campus Equity Week at CSUN. “For Profit” is a f...

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