The Sundial

CSUN town hall meeting focuses on helping students graduate

4 panelists pictured

Nicole Wong

September 30, 2016

Improving CSUN's student success rate was the focal point of the first Town Hall meeting of the fall 2016 semester. The emphasis was not only obtaining a degree but preparing students for what comes after graduation. According to President Harrison’s welcome address speech last fall, the 2025...

“Sinfonia Breve” makes its world premiere with the CSUN Symphony

CSUN orchestra performs

Ryan Mancini

September 30, 2016

The music department presented the CSUN symphony orchestra, conducted by Dr. John Roscigno, in the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall Thursday evening.The performance began with the flowing sounds of "A Letter From Home," originally written by Aaron Copland. It carried an uplifting melody with a sound t...

Matadors get revenge on UC Davis

CSUN player has control of the ball

Eduardo Miranda

September 30, 2016

When the final whistle blew at Matador Stadium on Thursday night, the CSUN men’s soccer team claimed a difficult 2-1 win over Big West rivals, the UC Davis Aggies. The returning Matador players had extra motivation for the game. It was a chance to avenge their first round tournament loss to the Agg...

American Indian Student Association become one with North Dakota

3 students at CSUN protest the dakota access pipeline

Cristina Pimentel

September 30, 2016

A line of students dressed in red t-shirts held up prominent posters in order to capture attention on the Oviatt Lawn. As the slogans “Love water, not oil” and “No justice, no peace,” are chanted with loud, passionate voices, students walking by them remove one earphone and think to themselves,...

CSUN Says: Do you still trust Yahoo! after the hack?

Two women shown being interviewed on Yahoo

Nicole Wong

September 30, 2016

  This week, The Sundial asked students: Do you still trust Yahoo after the most recent hack?

Big Show date and time changed

Student takes picture of neon wall at BIg Show.

Alejandro Aranda

September 30, 2016

  This year, Big Show will be on Sunday, October 23 and starts at 1 p.m. on the Oviatt Lawn. The change in time was an attempt to quell excess drinking and and increase safety. Big Show was started mainly for Associated Students to practice their field of study of marketing, time management...

CSUN’s Women’s Research and Resource Center host “The Danish Girl” screening and Q&A

Woman speaks to theater before movie starts

Donna Lugo

September 30, 2016

CSUN's Women's Research and Resource Center hosted an exclusive screening and Q&A of the film, "The Danish Girl," with guest speakers Cadence Valentine and Trista Hidalgo Wednesday night at the University Student Union Theatre. The Women's Research and Resource Center greeted students with a warm...

EOP celebrates 47 years and remembers Mr. Vargas

Man wearing a shirt to the memorial with a photo of Vargas

Evelyn Hernandez

September 29, 2016

September is known as Educational Opportunity Program month and this year they celebrated 47 years and the Life of Jose Luis Vargas. The event began with the remembrance of Mr. Vargas at the EOP commemorative plaque and it was followed by a celebration with games and food.The EOP event was full of act...

CSUN students enjoy National Coffee Day

6 cups of coffee

Matador News

September 29, 2016

Coffee lovers rejoice! Today is National Coffee day and CSUN students are planning to kick back and enjoy a cup of joe. Professional coffee experts say the four elements to the perfect cup of coffee are aroma, body acidity and flavor. However, when it comes to coffee, the bean, roast and brew are al...

CSUN crime rates lower than off-campus

Police officers gather around people outside of starbucks

Samantha Gullikson

September 29, 2016

A side-by-side comparison of CSUN and the surrounding areas shows crime rates surrounding the campus are more than 250% higher than on campus itself, according to data from CSUN PD. The comparison, which began July 1 and ended Sept.12, covered the area from Yolanda Avenue to White Oak Avenue, and...

Student Nutrition on a Tight Schedule and Budget

Woman helps herself at salad bar

Dalia Espinosa

September 29, 2016

Students can easily manage their nutrition by using free campus resources provided through Peer Nutrition Counseling (PNC) and even a new dietetic business that was launched this summer by CSUN student, Anna Tigranyan. PNC offers cost-free, professional dietetic help to CSUN students, while Fresh...

Greenlight Ep. 16: Lester Holt’s got Swagger

Green light season 2 logo

Alex Razo

September 29, 2016

Gonzalo and Chauncey dive into Monday night's record breaking debate. Chauncey goes in on moderator Lester Holt and Gonzalo pushes his own agenda (shameless plug for Telepresenta: Yo Soy Mujer) Follow the link to check it out! [soundcloud url="" para...

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