The Sundial

Dreamers face uncertian future under Trump

Dream act pamphlets pictured

Laura Mendez

February 28, 2017

President Trump's campaign promises regarding deportations of undocumented immigrants have created uncertainty among DACA students. In 2012, President Obama passed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) that allowed undocumented students to stay in the U.S. for two years to study or work...

Sports calendar 3/1-3/5

Sports calendar illustration

Ryan Basulto

February 28, 2017

Wednesday, 3/1Men's volleyball vs. UC San Diego, 7 p.m.Thursday, 3/2Women's basketball vs. Long Beach State @ Long Beach, 7 p.m.Men's basketball vs. Cal Poly @ Cal Poly, 7 p.m.Friday, 3/3CSUN softball vs. Weber State @ Boise, ID, 10:30 a.m.Women's beach volleyball vs. Ventura College, 11 a.m.Women's ...

CAUSA screens award winning movie

little girl pictured in a still from Ixcanul

Jose Ocampo

February 28, 2017

The Central American United Student Association (CAUSA) held a screening last night for "Ixcanul," an award-winning film from Guatemala, to bring awareness to the diversity and discrimination of the Guatemalan people."Ixcanul," which translates to "volcano," is a powerful film which depicts the life ...

Weekly book column: philosophy

Photo credit: Kiv Bui

Heather Smith

February 28, 2017

"Nature" by Ralph Waldo Emerson focuses on transcendentalism, a belief system which encourages respect for nature. Emerson said people do not appreciate all nature has to offer and do not give anything back to it. He divides the essay into eight sections, each of which further explores the relationship...

For Jobs

For Jobs

Curtis Cammeron

February 28, 2017

On this weeks' Geek Clash the guys discuss Drew and Felipe's impressions of the Ghost Recon beta, Drew and Danny discuss Kendrick Lamar's guest verses and Clavin Harris' new single featuring Frank Ocean and Migos. Felipe gives a final score to "For Horror". And all the guys say how much they are looking...

CSUN anti-Trump protesters debate Trump supporters

Students protest trump in front of the oviatt library

Nicole Merino

February 28, 2017

A large crowd gathered on the Oviatt Lawn Tuesday to watch a protest organized by CSUN’s Young Democrats.The Young Democrats promoted the protest for two weeks and organized the event to challenge President Donald Trump's presidency and new executive orders.Protesters who joined started to chant...

Pride Center hosts event to create safe space for trans students

two students pose for a picture in the pride center

Nathalie Ramirez

February 28, 2017

In response to Donald Trump's administration rescinding the bathroom bill last week, the Pride Center hosted a community gathering in support of transgender students on Monday night. Under the Obama administration, the 2016 bathroom bill allows transgender individuals access to public restrooms, according...

NBA Madness

No Bull logo

Curtis Cammeron

February 28, 2017

Aaron Peeples and Ryan Basulto weigh in on everything from All Star Weekend, Magic, and your team's needs for the trade deadline.

Newly discovered planets could sustain life

The observatories located in the orange grove at csun pictured

Heather Smith

February 28, 2017

NASA has discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a dwarf star 40 light-years away."It is very likely one or up to three of the presently known seven Earth- size planets around TRAPPIST-1 can sustain life, based on conditions we have here on Earth," said Farisa Morales, a CSUN physics and astronomy...

Weekly Picks: benefit alongside Planned Parenthood, spoken word on women empowerment, and an author reading

Gayle and John Ridley at the emmys

Brianna Rendon

February 28, 2017

Wednesday, 3/1American Crime Season 3 Premiere @ The Paley Center for MediaThe Paley Center will hold a screening of American Crime which was created by Oscar-winner John Ridley. The show tackles social issues. The screening will take place along a Q&A with guest appearances by Felicity Huffman, Co...

In Photos: Yes on H march

protestors crowd the streets of hollywood

Lauren Valencia

February 28, 2017

Measure H is a sales tax measure that aims to help in prevention and raise funds for homeless services. According to an LA Times article, it would produce $350 million towards services for the homeless every year. If voted yes for on March 7, a quarter-cent sales tax would be put into place for 10...

89th Oscars recap: mishap makes history

ACademy Awards nominees are all gathered around a giant oscar

Nathan Hickling

February 28, 2017

It was a night to remember at the Oscars Sunday night after Jordan Horowitz, director of “La La Land,” announced that it was not his film which won best picture but instead its rival nominee, “Moonlight.” “There’s a mistake,” Horowitz said after several minutes of commotion on stage....

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