The Sundial

Culture Clash Podcast: Summer television, indie games and bad movies

Josh Carlton

July 19, 2014

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CSUN students get answers to basic questions

CSUN students get answers to basic questions

Lisette Rosales

July 15, 2014

Getting to know your campus is really important but it can also be confusing and difficult to learn for outsiders who don’t know anything about CSUN. CSUN is a commuter school and one of the nation’s largest universities with a very diverse student population. There were a total of 11,060 ne...

Apps by major: an interactive way to study

Apps by major: an interactive way to study

Nicole Socala

July 15, 2014

Cramming for an exam the traditional way demands traditional tools. You’re staring at a computer screen then your eyes start to glaze over, you’re hunched over a textbook then your shoulders start to ache, you’re typing at what seems like a hundred words a minute and start wondering if you’re...

Roommate survival guide: tips for a crisis-free semester

Roommate survival guide: tips for a crisis-free semester

Nicole Socala

July 15, 2014

The roommate from hell: An obnoxious individual who insists on scattering Geronimo’s wrappers on your side of the room and listening to Gangnam Style for the hundredth time on full volume. They come back at 3 a.m. and assume you won’t hear them or their overnight guest as well as the shuffling ...

FAFSA, you are not a comedian

FAFSA, you are not a comedian

Ryan Mancini

July 14, 2014

In preparing for college, students from any socioeconomic level should view their next four (or more) years with a preparation for struggle regarding exams and an open mind for meeting various people and thinking differently, thoughts shifting between educational, psychological, religious, philosop...

Applaud LeBron’s Unthinkable Decision

Applaud LeBron’s Unthinkable Decision

Pete D. Camarillo

July 12, 2014

As fans, we often get consumed by our favorite sports teams and players. A great example of this is the latest NBA Free Agency period which had the nation on standstill awaiting the decision of the largest free agency domino, Lebron James. Only four years ago, the world awaited Lebron James to ma...

Anti-hazing rally, vigil held for CSUN fraternity pledge

Anti-hazing rally, vigil held for CSUN fraternity pledge

Pete D. Camarillo

July 9, 2014

People yelled chants, cars honked their horns, and posters flooded the corners of Zelzah Avenue and Nordhoff Street in memory of CSUN student Armando Villa, who died last week in an alleged hazing incident during a hiking trip with fraternity members. Ending hazing was the motivation of the rall...

Matadors apparel hits local Sports Chalet shelves

Matadors apparel hits local Sports Chalet shelves

Pete D. Camarillo

July 9, 2014

For the first time, students and the campus community can purchase official CSUN apparel from an outside retailer, the athletic department announced.   As part of a partnership with Sports Chalet, CSUN supporters can purchase apparel at the Porter Ranch location of the sporting goods chain...

KCSN News Update: GM will pay unlimited compensation in wrongful death lawsuits against company

Andrew Martinez

July 8, 2014

General Motors has placed no limit on the amount of compensation the company will pay in wrongful death lawsuits linked to faulty ignition switches.   The U.S. Supreme Court issues a decision upholding company's religious objections to contraceptive coverage requirements in the new health ...

KCSN news update: Hospitals considering scaling back financial aid to push Affordable Care Act insurance

Andrew Martinez

July 8, 2014

President Obama calls for paid leave for mothers of newborns and he encouraged employers to implement more flexible work schedules. The Environmental Working Group finds that nearly half of young children are eating potentially harmful amounts of vitamin enriched cereals and snack bars. Some hospitals...

CSUN student dies after hiking trip in Angeles National Forest

Andrew Martinez

July 2, 2014

UPDATE: The Pi Kappa Phi National Fraternity announced it has suspended its Zeta Mu Chapter at CSUN following Villa's death in a press release Thursday. A CSUN student has died after passing out on a fraternity hiking trip in the Angeles National Forest Tuesday. Armando Villa, 19, was hiking ...

KCSN News Update: City can’t prevent people from sleeping in cars

Andrew Martinez

July 2, 2014

A federal appeals court rules that Los Angeles cannot bar people from sleeping in cars, because the law discriminates against the homeless and poor. An investigation into price fixing and bid rigging in the auto parts industry has led to 34 arrests and $2.3 billion in fines. Prosecutors say a kill sw...

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