The Sundial

CSUN graduate student shows he belongs

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March 30, 2018

Story by El Camino Real Charter High School student Jack Dorfman. Winner of the JEA High School Write Off competition.Baseball is not the flashiest of sports. Unlike basketball and football, there is no clock, and not uncommonly, teams go entire games and even entire series without scoring.That's exactly ...

Matadors celebrate Cesar Chavez with service fair

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Brandon Ilano

March 29, 2018

CSUN students honored Chavez's memory by taking part in the ninth annual Cesar Chavez Service Fair to participate in an organization and make a difference within their community.A small crowd gathered outside the bookstore complex as part of the Cesar Chavez Service Fair to get opportunities to volunt...

A.S. elections: presidential candidate disqualified, VP continues race

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Kianna Hendricks

March 29, 2018

Associated Students presidential candidate, Diana Vicente, has been disqualified from running in the 2018 election. A.S. held a Judicial Court hearing Monday, where it was decided that Vicente, a former member of the Election Committee, violated the elections code preventing Election Committee members...

Letter to the Editor: Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

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March 29, 2018

RE: Traditionally underserved communities graduate from CSUN STEM programs at 23 percent – lowest in CSU system In a recent Sundial article addressing the high achievement gap in STEM disciplines at CSUN, Kristy Michaud stated that this was because of “racism and bias” by STEM faculty and that accep...

Brew means more than just coffee at the USU

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Nick Rose

March 29, 2018

As students are wrapping up mid-term season and with finals looming in the distance, many students need a place of Zen that set’s their mind at ease while dealing with the stresses of academics. If combing a rock garden or selecting the perfect blend of herbal tea doesn’t cut it, it may just be...

CSUN Archery takes aim for 2018

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Nick Rose

March 29, 2018

The CSUN archery club is struggling to gain traction this season after missing the registration deadline for its first potential competition on March 9, 2018 due to budgetary constraints. According to club president David Torres, an expected budget fund of $1,000 was withheld from the club by the...

Pride Center’s Sex Week – Sex Toys 101

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Christine Martinez

March 28, 2018

If you’ve ever felt intimidated to walk into a sex shop or unsure of where to even begin, Pride Center kicked off its Sex Week with a sex toys workshop on March 16. Hunter Kelch, a sexual health advisor at A Touch of Romance in Tarzana, brought in a plethora of toys, and knowledge about each, to...

Street Stories: Romantic Gestures

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Curtis Cammeron

March 28, 2018

Street Stories is a podcast that allows people to share some of the most personable stories in a unique way right from the street. This time we are talking more on the romantic side of things.

Electro-Cumbia pioneers, Palenke Soultribe, announce their “Retorno”

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Ivan Salinas

March 28, 2018

With an electronic groove combined with Latin American rhythms, the Colombian-native ensemble, Palenke Soultribe, deliver their latest single, "El Retorno". The song is accompanied with influences from the European and American electronic music scene combined with Colombian and other folkloric music. At th...

Our World Now: Flames of the Cold War Reignited

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March 28, 2018

Political Cartoon by Quincy Moore, an Art major and junior. Based off President Trump's State of the Union Address, in which he stated that "[Around] the world, we face rogue regimes, terrorist groups, and rivals like China and Russia that challenge our interests, our economy and our values. In confronti...

Students connect to become agents of change

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Lauren Turner Dunn

March 28, 2018

The activities and speakers at this year's African Studies Symposium focused on social movements. Students were put into workshop groups and advised to build their own roadmaps to engage the community in civic action when it comes to dealing with major issues like DACA and gun control. Although students di...

Games to Watch

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Ethan Hanson

March 28, 2018

Softball vs UC Davis: 3/30-3/31: CSUN shortstop Savannah Horvath will have a chance at history this weekend to become the program's all-time home runs leader in the Matadors Big West Conference opener against UC Davis. Horvath has been on a literal tear her entire career and hasn't slowed down in her se...

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