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Say no to apathy and just protest

Say no to apathy and just protest
Calvin Ratana January 21, 2014

Over the winter 1,566 students signed a petition voicing their dissatisfaction with the recent 2014 graduation changes. Students flooded Facebook and Twitter, and some protested in person at the Associated...

Everything I learned was wrong

Everything I learned was wrong
Luis Rivas December 9, 2013

In the newsroom at the Daily Sundial we often talk about the concepts of balance and objectivity. Reporters and editors have always shared opposing arguments. Our stories are an extension of this discourse....

CSUN is ruining graduation for us all

CSUN is ruining graduation for us all
Abigail Rondon December 8, 2013

I remember being five years old, curly-haired pigtails and a big cheesy smile on my face, looking out into the audience to see my parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and even my baby sister...

Katy Perry: an unconditional racist

Katy Perry: an unconditional racist
Calvin Ratana December 4, 2013

It was just a regular Sunday night after a busy shift, one hour before closing. My co-worker decided to change the TV channel to view the American Music Awards (AMA). Some odd twist of fate led me to...

Immigration reform not fast enough

Immigration reform not fast enough
Won Choi December 3, 2013

“Hey, I’m going to Vegas tomorrow,” Matt said. “Lucky,” I answered. “I’m stuck in school doing my midterms and you’re going off to party. Good life.” “No girl,” Matt said. “I...

Marissa Alexander case is not unique

Mona Adem December 3, 2013

Does “justice for all include everyone, regardless of gender, race or aristocratic dichotomies?” The only appropriate answer to your question, Marissa Alexander, is absolutely no, especially if...

Ask – you may already be eligible

Ask - you may already be eligible
Michael Arvizu December 1, 2013

As college students, we have better things to do than go around shopping online for health insurance.  In this technical age, we rely on web-based portals for quick information. But when technology...

Let’s bring back field trips

Let's bring back field trips
Joshua Khabushani December 1, 2013

Having been a student in a university for four years now, I have had the opportunity to fully absorb a college education - along with everything that it entails. Indisputably, since my transition from...

Give thanks, but know our history

Daily Sundial November 26, 2013

As families in America come together for Thanksgiving and feast on delicious, savory meals and give thanks to everything good that the world has given them, they don’t acknowledge where this holiday...

Is Study Buddy a friend or faux?

Neelofer Lodhy November 20, 2013

With the end of the semester and finals quickly approaching, it’s normal for students to endure the utmost pressure of completing the semester with stellar grades. When finals are just around the corner,...

Geek culture is a safe space for diversity

Geek culture is a safe space for diversity
Jonathan R. Diaz November 18, 2013

Nerd, geek, weirdo, fanboy. If you had called me those names 15 years ago, I probably would have been a little offended, but not so anymore. Nowadays, mainstream culture has welcomed and even celebrated...

True hip hop music lies underground

True hip hop music lies underground
Calvin Ratana November 18, 2013

I beat the p*ssy up, up, up. Hold on folks, what the hell? Did rapper LoveRance really say that he’s going to beat a vagina up? Oh yes he did. Folks, this is the state of the so called hip-hop industry...

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