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AS approves funding for Farmer’s Market

AS approves funding for Farmer’s Market

Alexi Chidbachian

January 26, 2015

In a unanimous vote, Associated Students (AS) approved a request to budget $33,100 for the school’s first on-campus Farmer’s Market for the spring 2015 semester in hopes of increasing sustainability. The original estimated cost for the farmer’s market was around $45,000 to $50,000. However...

From Words to Moving Pictures

From Words to Moving Pictures

Jessica Castellanos

January 26, 2015

Every year, fanboys and girls must clear their head cannon visions in exchange for big screen adaptations. Tinseltown is turning to literature once again to fuel 2015 film goers. This includes the much anticipated, and even cringe worthy fan favorites. "The Last Apprentice" by Joseph Delaney - The ...

Songs of the Week: The Spring Collection Vol. 2

Songs of the Week: The Spring Collection Vol. 2

Vincent Nguyen

January 26, 2015

As things settle down on campus after the first week of class, the Sundial keeps it going and grinds out more music for the masses of CSUN. This week's edition features the ever-so eccentric St. Vincent, Mark Ronson of "Uptown Funk," and Joey Bada$$ among ten other artists. Nick Jonas's "Jealous"...

The Patriot Way: Advantageous or Scandalous?

The Patriot Way: Advantageous or Scandalous?

Thomas Gallegos

January 26, 2015

Column and illustration by Thomas Gallegos Thanks to Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots, sports headlines were predictable and up for grabs this week. “NFL Squeezes Patriots Balls” via NY Post and “Ballbuster” via Daily News are two of my favorites, but just a small sa...

Mr. and Mrs. Monday Podcast Episode One: Winter Flings

Mr. and Mrs. Monday Podcast Episode One: Winter Flings

Pete D. Camarillo

January 26, 2015

What better way to cure the Monday's than talking about everyone's favorite topic relationships? Join Steph and Pete as they hash out the difficulty of balancing school, work and those things called relationships in a brand-new podcast sure to keep you in-tuned. Tweet the duo your ques...

The dynamics of day one

The dynamics of day one

Stephanie Stanziano

January 26, 2015

  On the first day of the new semester there are a lot of things that run through my mind. “Where are my classes?” “How do the rooms go from 110 to 112, where the hell is 111?” “This semester I’m going to stay organized.” “I’m going to keep up with the syllabus ...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors can’t rally after a tough first half, fall to 64-58 Long Beach State

Men’s Basketball: Matadors can’t rally after a tough first half, fall to 64-58 Long Beach State

Julius Lasin

January 25, 2015

The Matadors (6-15, 2-4 Big West) could not overcome another rough first half against the Long Beach State 49ers (10-11, 4-1 Big West), losing 64-58 at the Matadome Saturday night. “If you make your shots and make the plays that are necessary down the stretch, you can win,” said CSUN men’...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN takes shine out of Long Beach 49ers’ so far golden season

Women’s Basketball: CSUN takes shine out of Long Beach 49ers’ so far golden season

Mateo Melero

January 24, 2015

The CSUN Matadors defeated the current first place Big West team, California State University, Long Beach, 67-52 Saturday night, delivering the first conference defeat to the 49ers this season. The Matadors battled Long Beach for the lead throughout the two halfs before getting a sufficient ...

Professors and Alumni Reflect on the Life of Former Sundial Publisher, Manley Witten

Professors and Alumni Reflect on the Life of Former Sundial Publisher, Manley Witten

Ugochi Obinma

January 24, 2015

Manley Witten, publisher of The Sundial for 11 years before departing in 2008, died on Jan. 18. Witten lost his life to cancer, but his legacy and admirable traits will live on. Witten was not just a professor, he was a mentor, activist and a leader for positive change. “He was truly inspiring ...

Alumni Reconnect with Students and Faculty During Annual AIS Dinner

Alumni Reconnect with Students and Faculty During Annual AIS Dinner

Antione Bowman

January 24, 2015

More than 50 alumni, students and faculty members gathered Friday for the Accounting and Information Systems Alumni chapter’s annual dinner in the Orange Grove Bistro dining room. Alumni, students and professors clad in suits and collared shirts, began arriving at 6:30 p.m., most of them standing in the dining room – a sparsely decorated space dedicat...

Style Hunt: Scoping out the best dressed on campus

Style Hunt: Scoping out the best dressed on campus

Tamara Syed

January 24, 2015

What is your name? Hey, my name is Cladellain Kae David and I’m the Sundial Photo Editor. No, it’s not “Mr. Cladellain.” Last name David, first name Cladellain. My aunt is “Clarence,” my grandma was “Adelia,” and my dad is “Allain.” For some reason they chose to shut out my ...

Rainn Wilson’s Back in Backstrom

Rainn Wilson’s Back in Backstrom

Lauren Rife

January 23, 2015

Backstrom, the new crime procedural series on FOX premiered Thursday night and even though the show leaves room for improvement, it proved that The Office's Rainn Wilson is not just a one trick pony. Wilson is no stranger to portraying characters with grumpy attitudes. However, detective Everett Back...

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