The Sundial

CFA approves tentative salary agreement

2 chancellors pictured at board meeting

Eric Licas

May 3, 2016

Members of the California Faculty Association ratified a tentative salary deal Tuesday that will raise their salaries by at least 10.5 percent between now and the end of the 2017–2018 academic year.The update of the CFA's agreement with the California State University administration had been unan...

Crime blotter for April 25 to April 29

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Erik Luna

May 3, 2016

Monday, April 25 Orange chalk was used to write graffiti on the steps of the Oviatt Library.CSUN officers arrested a suspect at the UPA 16 for violating a stay-away order. The suspect was taken to the CSUN jail for booking. A rape that occured on May of last year was reported to CSUN PD through a manda...

Local fruit vendor learns, teaches from job

vendor puts finishing touches on fruit tray

Erik Luna

May 3, 2016

She chops off the end of a mango, turns it around and does the same to the other side. She begins to peel it and soon takes a knife and chops it into cubes, before placing it into a plastic container and dressing it with a dash of salt, then uses a couple squirts of lime and chili powder. It's just...

Sundial Radio Hour May 2

Photo of people protesting with picket signs

Alex Razo

May 3, 2016

Apple profits fall for the first time in 13 years. Clinton, Trump win majorities. Lakers get a new head coach. The NBA and NHL are deep into playoff season. 10-year anniversary May Day protests occur in LA. Drake drops a new record. Anchors: Cammeron Parrish (@cammsworld), Angel Silva and Matthew...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: traditional tattoo gallery, pancake fest, “Romeo + Juliet” screening

Pancakes pictured

Lindsay Baffo

May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3- Art Vintage Tattoo Flash: 100 Years of Traditional Tattoos from the Collection of Jonathan Shaw @ La Luz de Jesus Gallery Tattooing is an art form. The traditional style of tattoos are ubiquitous, found on the chests of leather-clad bikers to the forearms of Echo Park hipsters....

Faculty win bragging rights in softball game against students

Man prepares to throw the ball

Patricia Perdomo

May 2, 2016

Faculty members, students and alumni blew off some steam and got competitive on the field in a friendly game of softball. CSUN's Communication Association held it’s annual Faculty vs Students softball game Sunday, May 1, at Petit Park in Granada Hills. The game takes place at the end of the school year just before graduation. This year the turnout of students was not enough to pla...

Pride Center to host Rainbow Graduation Celebration

Sarina Loeb pictured in her office

Kanako Miyazaki

May 2, 2016

The upcoming annual "Rainbow Graduation" offers graduating LGBTQ students and queer studies minors an opportunity to participate in an intimate ceremony to honor their achievements at CSUN. “The purpose of Rainbow Graduation Celebration is really to celebrate the achievements of our students who are g...

CSUN’s Spring Sky Planetarium Show awes viewers

photo shows spitz-512 star project

Violet Canelo

May 2, 2016

Visitors have a chance to view thousands of glistening stars that are projected onto a 40-foot dome in the Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium at CSUN.The planetarium show offers the chance to get a glimpse of the universe and its constellations, planets and other celestial bodies, which could easily be overlo...

CSUN sculpture shop hosts first anonymous art sale

woman sits to work on her laptop in art gallery

Lindsay Baffo

May 2, 2016

It's Friday afternoon and the campus is clearing out for the weekend. Parking spots vacate in masses. For a second, one might think the campus is empty give or take a few hundred of the more than 40,000 students that are attending CSUN this year. Sitting cross-legged on the floor of the West Gallery...

‘Lust For Life:’ Iggy Pop In Los Angeles

Iggy Pop shown singing in Los Angeles

Jake Tully

May 2, 2016

In what may be the Godfather of Punk’s twilight hour of recording and performance, Iggy Pop delivered an utterly transcendent and fatalistic performance at the Greek Theatre Thursday evening. Joined by Josh Homme and the remainder of the Queens of The Stone Age in support of his latest record Post Po...

Evening Update Thurs April 28

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Alex Razo

May 2, 2016

Airlines rate high in ease of the check-in process and making reservations, but there is dissatisfaction with the quality of in-flight services and seat comfort. The Federal Aviation Administration says there is an urgent safety issue with some 787 Dreamliners due to an icing problem. Employees...

CSUN baseball blanked against UC Riverside

baseball player walks off the field

Diego Marquez

May 1, 2016

As CSUN's baseball team took the field on Sunday afternoon, the stage was set for the Matadors to complete the series comeback and clinch the three-game series at UC Riverside by winning two of three against the Highlanders. Unfortunately for the Matadors, the Highlanders had other plans as they throttled...

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