The Sundial

CSUN Roller Hockey Club rolls on

CSUN Roller Hockey Club rolls on

Darko Debogovic

November 26, 2013

With no head coach, no home rink, and very few players returning to the team, the CSUN Roller Hockey Club was left in shambles heading into the 2013-2014 season. Coming off a 2012 campaign that saw the Matadors finish 8th out of the nine teams in the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL), th...

CSUN group gives a family the ingredients for a holiday meal

CSUN group gives a family the ingredients for a holiday meal

Trevor Stamp

November 26, 2013

CSUN's Unified We Serve delivers a family-sized amount of food to a family in need.

CSUN Roller Hockey Club seeks to emerge as a fierce opponent

CSUN Roller Hockey Club seeks to emerge as a fierce opponent

Lena Nasiri

November 26, 2013

The revitalized CSUN Roller Hockey Club looks to establish itself as a strong competitor in the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League with new head coach Aaron Weinstein at the helm.

Monday Night Football, free prizes at The Pub

Monday Night Football, free prizes at The Pub

Chandelor Armstrong

November 26, 2013

For some CSUN football fans, “Monday Night Football” at The Pub has become a weekly tradition and has become popular among the CSUN community. “The event draws 90 to 100 students depending on the teams playing,” said Elena Lomali, commercial services attendant for the event. As students b...

Annual drive provides food and used technology devices to students in need

Annual drive provides food and used technology devices to students in need

Vera Castaneda

November 26, 2013

While many students are looking forward to leaving campus to spend leisure time with their families and savor home cooked meals, some EOP Resilient Scholar students will remain on campus throughout the winter break because they don’t have traditional family structures. The EOP Resilient Scholar Program (RSP) is designed to help emancipate...

A new study shows minorities have a more positive outlook when it comes to higher education

A new study shows minorities have a more positive outlook when it comes to higher education

Shira Moskowitz

November 25, 2013

For Vanessa Gonzalez-Hernandez, a junior majoring in deaf studies, receiving a college degree is not just about education alone, it is also about making her parent’s dreams come true. “All my parents want is for me to be a university graduate,” she said. “Once I graduate from a un...

Bilingual education is needed for all

Bilingual education is needed for all

Jazzmyne Bogard

November 25, 2013

Every child’s first day of school is different. Imagine your first day of kindergarten and no one wanting to be your friend. You ask them to play on the monkey bars and they just look at you funny and walk away. To make it worse, once a day, everyday, you are taken out of class to get help with your scho...

Big time changes may come to NHL

Big time changes may come to NHL

Darko Debogovic

November 25, 2013

  Overtime,  playoffs and fighting were among the hot button issues discussed by NHL General Managers at their annual meeting in Toronto on Tuesday. With more and more games decided by shootouts, a new divisional realignment, and the re-emergence of goalie fighting, hockey fans acros...

Time to let the N-word fade out

Time to let the N-word fade out

Abigaelle Levray

November 25, 2013

  Although the Martin-Incognito bullying scandal may not have been fueled solely by the use of the N-word, it did bring up an important topic: the contemporary use of a word that should have died decades ago. As an African-American, I cannot say that I have never used the N-word. I can say ...

University official confirms graduation changes at A.S. meeting

University official confirms graduation changes at A.S. meeting

Elizabeth Ohanian

November 25, 2013

  >>>CORRECTION: A final decision has not yet been made regarding the use of the Oviatt Lawn. Seats will be added to accommodate guests but it won't be 500,000 as stated in the article. CSUN commencement ceremonies are about to get a little complicated due to new regulations propose...

Student athlete finds a new goal in women’s rugby

Student athlete finds a new goal in women's rugby

Victoria Becerril

November 25, 2013

When Yesenia Camacho, 21, accidentally missed the tryouts for soccer, she thought she would have to wait until next season to try out, which meant waiting another year.Fortunately for Camacho, a close friend noticed her desire and talent to play sports and introduced her to rugby, a sport that entail...

Second time is the charm for CSUN’s new Board of Trustee member

Second time is the charm for CSUN's new Board of Trustee member

Alex Vejar

November 25, 2013

On a typical Wednesday afternoon, Steven Stepanek was in his office at the Computer Science department when he received a not-so-typical phone call. It was Jerry Brown, governor of California. The two talked for about 10 minutes about the status of higher education in the state, but Stepanek...

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