The Sundial

Guns and Proses

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Tandy Lau

March 28, 2018

As the post-Parkland debate for arming teachers continues, CSUN's Criminology and Justice Studies Department hosted a panel of experts on Thursday at Sierra Hall. The experts dissected and debriefed the potential of introducing guns into the classroom as a means for student safety.The panel consisted...

Matadors of the Week

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Ethan Hanson

March 28, 2018

Albee Weiss- Albee Weiss hit broke his own personal mark with his 12th home run in CSUN's 8-2 loss against Missouri State. CSUN is trying to return to early season form after having lost seven straight games and 10 of its last 11.Savannah Horvath- Horvath tied the CSUN home runs record after with one ...

Sports Calendar 3/29 – 4/3

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Ethan Hanson

March 28, 2018

Men's Volleyball- 3/30 vs UC Santa Barbara 7 p.m. 3/31 @ UC Santa Barbara 7 p.m.Baseball- 3/29 vs Cal Poly 3 p.m. 3/30 vs Cal Poly 3 p.m. 3/31 vs Cal Poly 1 p.m.Softball- 3/30 vs UC Davis 3 p.m. 3/31 vs UC Davis 1 p.m. 3:30 p.m. ...

Crime Blotter 3/14-3/27

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Diane Roxas

March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 14A suspect was arrested at the B3 parking structure for unauthorized display of disable placard. The suspect was released with a notice to appear.A suspect was arrested for assaulting a victim during an altercation at the University Park Apartment building 3.During a traffic stop betwe...

Weekly Picks 3/28-4/2: Books, antiques and baseball

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Tandy Lau

March 27, 2018

Wednesday 3/28The Last Bookstore: "The Chandelier" by Clarice Lispector in EnglishThis Q&A with translator Magdalena Edwards will follow the steps she took in re-constructing the popular 1946 Brazilian novel into English. The book has previously never been released in English.7:30 p.m.Free (Limited ...

Community comes together for March for Our Lives rally on Oviatt

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Jacob Pascua

March 27, 2018

Seventeen students from Northridge Academy High School stood on the steps of the Oviatt Library holding signs with each victim’s name and age of the Parkland Florida shooting. Demonstrators dressed in red and held signs reading “Enough is enough” and “How many more?” dissenting the nation’s...

Millennials are not saving for retirement, study shows

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Tamara Syed

March 27, 2018

Omar Khalil, a 24-year-old accountancy major, doesn't have a retirement plan and doesn't plan on having one. He would "rather invest all my money on something today, rather than sit on a bunch of money for 20 years,” Khalil said. A new report by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) concluded that 66 percent of working millennials have nothing sa...

Mom vs. College: Self

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Breaunne Pinckney

March 27, 2018

There comes a point in our lives when we are harder on ourselves than anyone else is on us. We feel as if we’re not doing as well as we could, and that we should be doing better. We may feel that we’re at the point in our lives where we should be at this age. At this point, we become our worst...

The new generation’s March on Washington

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Makenna Sievertson

March 27, 2018

Editors note: This story was updated to reflect the commentary of Rep. Tony Cárdenas.  Mixed into the diverse and expansive crowd were 15 CSUN students who have been living near Capitol Hill as part of the CSUN in DC program. Jordan Dixon-Hamilton, a graduating political science senior, donned h...

Our World Now: Whispers

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March 27, 2018

Political Cartoon by Trenton Calabia, a Creative Writing major and junior.Several young people have been responsible for or implicated in planning shootings. What whispers influence the minds of potential killers?This art was originally created for Professor Edie Pistolesi's ART 380, Children's Art and Lab....

No heating at four CSUN buildings

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Brandon Ilano

March 27, 2018

Live Oak, Eucalyptus, Citrus and Magnolia Halls have no heat because of a heating water line break. According to the email sent by the Physical Plant Managment office, the repairs aren't expected to be completed until Wednesday, March 28.The lack of heating in these buildings has led to the temperatu...

Title IX videos: Not enough safety?

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Samantha Fuller-Hall

March 27, 2018

Each semester, as it comes time to register for classes, one unifying barrier stands in our way - the Title IX rape prevention training videos. The first semester in which one is expected to sit through awkward reenactments and uncomfortable testimonies is unpleasant enough, but then it comes back ag...

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