The Sundial

Greeks feel the effects of pledging ban

Greeks feel the effects of pledging ban

Kathleen Johnson

January 28, 2015

Greek organizations are starting to feel the effects of last year’s decision to ban pledge activities for this semester. Last year’s ban, which came after CSUN was informed of two possible hazing-related incidents, prevents chapters from bringing in new members during rush week an event which...

CSUN Track and Field performs well at Lobo Collegiate Open

CSUN Track and Field performs well at Lobo Collegiate Open

David Hurwitz

January 28, 2015

The CSUN track and field teams successfully began their indoor season Saturday at the Lobo Collegiate Open at the Albuquerque Convention Center with notable individual performances.In jumps, 2014 Big West high jump champion Lydia French started the indoor season by clearing a best of 1.69m for a six...

CSUN men’s volleyball digs for success

CSUN men’s volleyball digs for success

Sarah Goulding

January 28, 2015

After falling short in in just three sets to the No. 7 Long Beach State 49ers, the Matadors' plans for playoffs last season were completely annihilated. This season, however, CSUN has eyes only for playoffs. “Our team is better than it was last year, because we have more experience,” Head Coa...

The road to Super Bowl XLIX

The road to Super Bowl XLIX

Vincent Nguyen

January 28, 2015

Eric Blatz Patriots 20, Seahawks 17First of all, this whole “Deflate-Gate” thing is ridiculous and it’s ruining Super bowl week because nobody is talking about the actual game! Who would have thought this would have been a lead story on CNN? Unbelievable. The media needs to move on because it’...

Six drugstore makeup items under $8

Six drugstore makeup items under $8

Kristine Malicse

January 27, 2015

With the rise of YouTube makeup gurus, the Kardashian obsession, and makeup artists on Instagram, the goal of obtaining a flawless face is in high demand. Unfortunately, most gurus, celebrities and makeup artists use high-end products. With having to pay expensive tuitions and textbooks, purchasing makeup at Sephora, Mac, or the high-end side of Ulta is not...

Associated Students senator resigns

Associated Students senator resigns

Daniel Dell-Cornejo

January 27, 2015

  The Associated Students Senator for the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication Frank Duarte announced his resignation on Jan. 26. Duarte said via email that a demanding spring semester and the death of his grandmother substantially affected his emotional and mental well-being, ...

More restrictions for women in the new year.

More restrictions for women in the new year.

Loyda Betancourt

January 27, 2015

Pro-choice groups speak out after GOP introduced an anti-abortion bill that would limit women’s choices on their reproductive health. The Republican Party introduced a bill that would limit the access for women who are seeking abortion procedures. According to USA Today, the new bill will p...

Men’s Baseball: Matadors enjoy alumni outing in the in-field

Men’s Baseball: Matadors enjoy alumni outing in the in-field

Raul Martinez

January 27, 2015

The CSUN baseball alumni returned to the field to face the current baseball team, bringing out their secret weapons, but fell short against the present Matador squad. The alumni came back to their alma mater Sunday afternoon to relive their golden years in this year's CSUN baseball alumni game. ...

Ty Segall Releases “Live in San Francisco” & “Mr. Face”

Ty Segall Releases “Live in San Francisco” & “Mr. Face”

Madeline Sensibile

January 27, 2015

This month, singer-songwriter Ty Segall will have released two records, one live album, "Live in San Francisco,” and the “Mr. Face” EP. Ty Segall began his solo recording career in 2008. Since then, he has become a wunderkind of the garage and psychedelic rock and roll worlds. Segall has...

Tech Tuesday: How Microsoft’s Windows 10 Competes with Apple

Tech Tuesday: How Microsoft’s Windows 10 Competes with Apple

Wahid Lodin

January 27, 2015

    Microsoft put on its sparring gloves at its press event, Wednesday. The tech company revealed its newest software, Windows 10. The event proved to be most impressive is two aspects: Cortana and software upgrade. Cortana is a Siri-like assistant for Windows 10 devices. How does Windows 10 square up against ...

Paganism integrates into modern culture, battling stereotypes

Marissa Nall

January 26, 2015

With the guidance of guest lecturer Vivianne Crowley of Kings College in London, students explored the evolution of paganism throughout history to its modern-day practices and beliefs. Crowley, author of the book "Wicca: The Old Religion in the New Age," identified as Wiccan, and spoke in the USU Thea...

“American Sniper” sparks nationwide controversy

“American Sniper” sparks nationwide controversy

Tamara Syed

January 26, 2015

"American Sniper" has caused quite a stir at its home front by breaking box-office records, earning six Academy Award nominations and sparking a controversial debate about the U.S. military and Iraq war. Closing off it's second week at the box office in the number one spot, "Sniper" tells the story of the late U.S. Navy...

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