The Sundial

Undocumented students’ dreams and voices need to be heard

Undocumented students’ dreams and voices need to be heard

Melisa Fumbarg

November 5, 2014

For many students, attending college can be a huge struggle, and I don’t mean the average challenges that come with writing papers, taking exams, getting classes and paying tuition. I am referring to the issues that undocumented students go through on a daily basis. They are often marginalized, excluded,...

CSUN students react to California law giving financial aid to Dreamers

CSUN students react to California law giving financial aid to Dreamers

Gabriela Rodriguez

September 30, 2014

http://youtu.be/3CwZMjrkarY?t=5s Secret Service director Julia Pierson tells Congress White House security will improve. Matador News reporter Jose Saenz is live on campus with reaction to the new California law offering tuition aid to undocumented students. Reporter Ken Harvey is in the Sundial studio...

Affordable care act deadline approaches

Asher Silberman

March 11, 2014

The deadline for students to enroll in the Affordable Care Act approaches. Matador News reporter Merrita Llarena talks to CSUN HIEP coordinator Danielle Hockwald. Anchors: Tara Soudbakh and Jaime Pityinger. Producers: Yajayra Gil and Cynthia Carrazco.

CSUN administration approves resource center for undocumented students

Joanna Jacobo

March 9, 2014

Dreamers at Cal State Northridge can rest easy, as their month-long pursuit for the campus to offer an undocumented student resource center was approved by the administration on March 4. While similar resource centers catering to the undocumented population on college campuses exist in other institu...

Undocumented students and their allies urge CSUN for a resource center

Undocumented students and their allies urge CSUN for a resource center

John Saringo-Rodriguez

December 13, 2013

>>> CORRECTION: Economics major and undocumented student is named David Gonzalez, not David Gonzales. Passions flared as CSUN’s immigrant rights advocacy group Dreams To Be Heard (DTBH) expressed why creating an undocumented resource center on campus is necessary. “We need a space whe...

Students dream of a resource center

Students dream of a resource center

John Saringo-Rodriguez

October 16, 2013

“Go back to your country!” is often heard from anti-immigrant activists. Phrases such as these have a long-lasting effect on students and society as a whole. Immigration has always been a hot-button issue that sparks passionate responses from both sides.Some undocumented students are especially bothered by h...

SAFE Act is unsafe for undocumented immigrants

SAFE Act is unsafe for undocumented immigrants

Calvin Ratana

September 4, 2013

In a push for immigration reform, the GOP gave their latest conservative piecemeal: the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement (SAFE) Act. Proposed by U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the SAFE Act aims to fix the immigration system in America “step-by-step and increment-by-increment” according to Gowdy. In short, the SAFE Act, if passed, will automatically m...

Brown signs bill for Dreamers to get a drivers license

Christina Cocca

October 1, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that will allow dream students who are granted deferred action to apply for a California driver’s license. Assemblymember Gilbert Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) presented Assembly Bill 2189 to Brown and said the passing of the bill is a “victory for those who were ...

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