The Sundial

Alice Dreger on The “I” in “LGBTQI”

woman pictured smiling

Jad Bitar

October 31, 2016

Author Alice Dreger dropped by the Oviatt Library Presentation room last Wednesday to give her talk, “The ‘I’ in LGBTQI: Reasons to Add It - And Reasons Not To Add”. The “I” in LGBTQI stands for “Intersex,” which is a general term used for a variety of conditions in which a person...

Prop HHH supporters on the fence about $1.2 billion bond to reduce homelessness

Homeless man sleeps on bridge

Meliss Arteaga

October 31, 2016

With a rise in homelessness in Los Angeles, especially among women and children, Prop HHH (Homes, Help, Hope) offers funding and resources to help get homeless the housing and help they need. The proposition’s goal to help finance 8,000-10,000 units of Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) instead...

Crime Blotter for October 24-30

Art piece shows the words

Samantha Gullikson

October 31, 2016

Monday, Oct. 24- An unsecured bicycle was stolen from outside UPA 15.- Two residents of UPA 3 were referred for drug-law violations.Tuesday, Oct. 25- An unknown suspect broke into a storage bin at the Satellite Student Union and stole both the lock to the bin and the pastry shipment that was inside....

Matadors get in the Halloween Spirit

Student dresses up as sailor

Evelyn Hernandez

October 31, 2016

Matadors arrived on campus dressed in various costumes to celebrate Halloween. Some of the costumes ranged from classic Halloween icons to pop culture references, from witches to video game characters and even the shark from Katy Perry's 2015 Superbowl half-time show. Anthony Martinez also contributed...

Looking Glamorous at a Cruelty-free Cost

Realistic illustration shows girl putting on blush

Audrey Arellano

October 31, 2016

While a vegan diet consists of plant-based foods instead of meat, vegan makeup is a total different ball park. In this case, vegan refers to animal cruelty-free products and testing. Just because a product is labeled ‘vegan’, doesn’t mean that it really is, the fine print should be...

Going to Concerts on a College Budget

Photo shows outside of Amoeba Music store on sunset blvd

Harrison Katz

October 31, 2016

While paying for tuition, books, food, gas and other necessities, it can be difficult to afford tickets to go see some major artists perform, but there are ways to make it happen, even on a college budget.CSUN alumn, Mike Mathias, is a huge fan of concerts, but seldom has extra money to attend them.R...

Athletes and fans have something in common: superstitions

Illustration shows baseball player next to the words,

Robeal Tesfamichael

October 31, 2016

There are several factors that determine whether our favorite sports teams win or lose, but we all feel like we can control the outcome by performing our own game day witchcraft.Those game day rituals are also known as superstitions. CSUN athletes and sports fans practice pregame rituals in order to ...

MEChA celebrates Dia de Los Muertos

Photo shows an altar displaying handmade skulls and a paper jackolantern

Michele Rodriguez

October 31, 2016

With Dia de Los Muertos approaching this Tuesday, Moviemiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan (MEChA) celebrated with their annual Day of the Dead event Friday night. The CSUN Chicanx House was decorated with ofrendas, or altars honoring the dead, made by students. Each altar featured vibrant colors an...

Africana Studies Week Aims To Spread Awareness

Student cuts ribbon for the 45th anniversary of the CSUN africana studies department

Nicole Wong

October 31, 2016

Halloween day commences on the first day of the 47th annual Africana Studies Week, which stresses the awareness of African culture to students of all ethnicities.“Last year they were focusing more on Sankofa and this year we are focusing more on students and bringing awareness of Africana Studies in general,...

Matadors win Big West South title

Soccer player gets ready to pass the ball

Eduardo Miranda

October 30, 2016

The Matadors played their final game of the regular season against the UC Riverside Highlander, and they came away with a 1-0 win. They needed either the win, or a Cal State Fullerton tie to clinch the top spot in the Big West South. They were also playing for a bye in the first round of the playoffs...

CSUN men’s basketball opens pre-season with a win

CSUN basketball player shoots for a basket

Taylor Clayton

October 30, 2016

The CSUN men’s basketball team had little difficulty in their preseason opener Saturday, winning the game against Cal State Los Angeles, 94-75 at home. The Matadors led the entire game and scored 50 points in the paint, driving to the basket at will. The outcome was a good start for a team that ...

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