The Sundial

A week of politics, protests and worry

Two students pictured who look concerned

Dede Ogbueze

February 1, 2017

President Trump incited international uproar when he signed an executive order on Friday barring citizens of seven majority Muslim nations from entering the United States. The executive order, officially titled "Protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into The United States," affected those...

Genital HPV infections also affecting men

Illustrated picture shows a syringe

Laura Mendez

January 31, 2017

A new study in JAMA Oncology shows that nearly half of all men in the U.S. have some type of human papillomavirus infection. HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection that is a major cause of several types of cancer. Many studies have been done on women and HPV because the virus is the prima...

Second lawsuit during Trump’s presidency

Donald Trump gives a speech in North Carolina

Samantha Gullikson

January 31, 2017

Both the state of Washington and the city of San Francisco have announced lawsuits against President Donald Trump this week.Bob Ferguson, Washington's attorney general, announced Monday that he'd be filing a lawsuit against Trump, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other high-ranking officials...

LA art gallery exhibits work inspired by Rick and Morty

Still shows Jay Johnson being interviewed at the LA art gallery

Nicole Wong

January 31, 2017

LA based art gallery, Gallery 1988, featured work inspired by the animated TV show, Rick and Morty.  

Women’s tennis defeats Westmont in home-opener

Photo shows female tennis player about to serve the ball

Tera Trujillo

January 31, 2017

CSUN women's tennis senior Samantha Judan and sophomore Elisaveta Nosenko shut out Westmont’s Zerina Huber and Sienna Verdolt proving they make a great team. The first and second court doubles matches both ended in a 6-2 victory for the Matadors. “It was my first game playing for CSUN,” Nosenko...

Editorial: The reality of America first

Illustration shows Trump and the Statue of Liberty playing Tug-a-war with the American flag

Marja Ziemer

January 30, 2017

On Inauguration day, our “Leader of the Free World,” President Donald Trump, said “from this day forward, it’s going to be only America first.” Thus, this rally cry of “America first” will transcend his rhetoric and dictate the policies and political decisions of the next four to eight...

First generation Americans in conflict

Illustration shows a woman standing in front of various countries' flags

Mimi Kourieh

January 30, 2017

Most people would argue that the toughest part about growing up as a first generation American, from a migrant family household, is the turbulence you encounter when our cultures from home clash with the ones we come across. We deal with racism, prejudice, and discrimination from people that don’t...

Sports Calendar 1/31-2/6

Sports calendar illustration

Nathan Hickling

January 30, 2017

Tuesday, 1/31Men’s golf Folino Invitational, Final Round @ Industry Hills Golf Club, all day Wednesday, 2/1Men’s basketball vs. Long Beach State, 7 p.m.Thursday, 2/2Women’s basketball vs. Long Beach State, 7 p.m.Friday, 2/3Women’s water polo vs. Stanford @ CLU, 11 a.m.Men’s a...

Crime blotter January 23 – 29

crime blotter

Anthony Martinez

January 30, 2017

Wednesday, Jan. 25 It was reported that a secured bicycle was stolen from the dorms over the winter break. A bicycle was stolen from the University Village during the winter break. The bike was left unsecured in a storage area. It was reported that a resident of the dorms was referred for disciplinar...

Mix N’ Mingle kicks off Pride Center events

Pride center logo

Brianna Rendon

January 30, 2017

The Pride Center is hosting the Mix N’ Mingle event to kick off the spring semester with activities such as games and discussions of resources that students are accessible to. The center also welcomes all students to attend for a safe and comfortable environment to talk, ask questions, and make...

Finding love online for LGBTQ students

Two men pictured in front of a lake

Lars Tangen-Ackerman

January 30, 2017

Online dating has been growing for years and the LGBTQ community embraced the opportunities provided by these websites and apps immediately, and then straight people followed. "I feel like they stole that from us," said Richard Rachman, 26, on straight people and dating apps. Rachman said that...

San Fernando Valley tackles human trafficking

man trims tree branch

Carolyne Hogikyan

January 30, 2017

Human trafficking is spreading throughout the San Fernando Valley, but district officials are cracking down on the issue. According to Councilwoman Nury Martinez, the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Valerio Street is infamous for trafficking. Martinez's main concern is to protect young...

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