The Sundial

Delicious vegan dining is a Culver City gem

interior of sage organic bistro pictured

Genna Gold

May 13, 2016

If you have ever been skeptical about trying vegan food, you are not alone. Most meat eaters have no idea what type of herbivore-friendly food to get into when going to Sage Organic Bistro. Fortunately, Chef Mollie Engelhart’s creative, flavorful and diverse menu will completely change any meat eater's...

John Debney concert brings Disney magic to CSUN

People answer questions on stage at VPAC

Peter Felsch

May 13, 2016

CSUN was graced with the magic of Disney Thursday night as guest composer John Debney, and music majors performed in front of a sold out VPAC audience. The scores on the night were composed and arranged by the students leading up to Debney's pieces, and the mixture of different genres past and present...

Students march for new EOP director

Students protest for new EOP director

Blaise Scemama

May 12, 2016

Students gathered at the Oviatt Library lawn Thursday to request that current Associate Director Shiva Parsa be hired as head director of the Educational Opportunity Program. Around 100 students marched to President Dianne Harrison’s office to deliver a formal request that the administration ap...

CSUN Matador News – May 12, 2016 – YouTube

Paul Ryan on Matador News

Frank Addelia

May 12, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan meets with Donald Trump in an attempt to unite the Republican Party, a police e-mail ordering the Brussels metro to close down minutes before the March terrorist attack went unread because it was sent to the wrong address, and the Golden State Warriors advance to the Western Conference...

CSUN Matador News – May 11, 2016 – YouTube

CSUN Matador News - May 11, 2016

Frank Addelia

May 12, 2016

Italy has passed a bill giving legal recognition to same sex couples, and President Obama will be the first president to visit Hiroshima, Japan -- the site of the atomic bomb drop during World War II. Matador News reporter Sheraine Atkinson gets student reaction on the upcoming, record-breaking CSUN...

Students plan to deliver formal response, march for new director of EOP

Shiva Parsa speaks at podium

ariana duenas

May 12, 2016

Members of the Educational Opportunity Programs, along with other community members will march to University Hall today at 3 p.m., requesting that the CSUN administration appoint current Associate Director Shiva Parsa as interim director of EOP. After the passing of EOP director José Luis Vargas, some studen...

This week in Matadors sports

CSUN softball player throws the ball

Julius Lasin

May 11, 2016

Friday, May 13 Men's & women's track @ Big West Outdoor Championship – Long Beach State, all day Softball vs. UC Davis (doubleheader) – CSUN, 1 & 3 p.m. Baseball vs. UC Davis - CSUN, 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14 Men’s & women’s track @ Big West Outdoor Championships – ...

Junior pitcher strives in sudden leadership role

Woman holds baseball and mit

Lynn Rosado

May 11, 2016

Behind a serious attitude is a deep understanding of what it takes to be a competitor that wins. Daphne Pofek, 21, junior pitcher for the CSUN softball team and a criminology major, has taken on the task of leading her team on the mound and has done so successfully. After losing star pitchers Zoe...

Costly renovation to accommodate non-native animals

turtles shown in their temporary habitat

Nicollette Ashtiani

May 10, 2016

Although the excess biodiversity at CSUN’s pond may have been the cause for its costly makeover, the animals are here to stay. Recently, the Sundial investigated a claim that suggested the red-eared slider turtles, that have been thriving in the pond, were extracted and placed into cramped crates...

Crime blotter for May 2 to May 8

Art piece shows the words

Erik Luna

May 10, 2016

Monday, May 2 Black and white spray paint was used to paint graffiti on concrete barriers at the G10 parking lot. An unknown suspect vandalized information cards at the Department of Police Services lobby with a pen. A bicycle was stolen from the UPA 11. The bike was secured to a bike rack ...

Graduation seats reserved for angry geese

Goose pictured outside CSUN building

ariana duenas

May 10, 2016

The geese that have been patrolling the doorway of the Live Oak Hall for over a month, may now interrupt the upcoming graduation festivities. Although, CSUN's Physical Plant Management has placed a fence and signs around the area, anyone can be prone to the attacks. The geese have laid eggs in...

Senate candidate Sanchez’s push for affordable education

Loretta Sanchez pictured with her hand in the air saying her oaths

Nicollette Ashtiani

May 10, 2016

California voters will elect a United States senator in the upcoming 2016 November elections for the first time since 1992.Thirty-four candidates are running to replace current California Senator Barbara Boxer, who has decided not to pursue re-election after 24 years.Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D, current U.S. ...

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