The Sundial

CSUN A.S. to celebrate earth day with environmental fair

Jessica Estrada

April 12, 2011

CSUN will celebrate the 41st anniversary of Earth Day with a campus fair packed with entertainment, food, music and arts and crafts to bring environmental awareness to students. The fair, organized by Associated Students, will take place a week before Earth Day on April 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on...

Sleep to save electricity and yourself

Julio Alberto Cruz

June 22, 2010

We could be saving energy everyday by going to sleep an hour earlier or more than our usual sleep time. The idea of wasting less energy by turning lights off for an hour on Earth Day started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia, when over 2 million homes and businesses turned off the switch. There are several advantages of taking an extra hour of rest. By...

Local students participate in Earth Day event

Wendy Peters

April 28, 2010

  Light rain greeted the middle and high school students as they arrived for the on-campus 40th anniversary of Earth Day Celebration hosted by the Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Geology departments along with Noyce scholars. About 200 local middle and high school students were invited on April 20 to participate in science projects designed and implemented by CSUN students, ...

Teaching our Kids about the Planet

Michelle Verne

April 21, 2010

Teaching our kids about how our planet works and the things that we can do to help our environment can be difficult especially when their heads are consumed with video games and the latest technology.  April 22nd marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day so there’s no better time than now to get the k...

With paper or plastic, pick neither

Alexandra Brell

April 21, 2010

Paper or plastic? My head says paper, my dog walking side says plastic, and my heart says neither. When you look at the facts, it is hard to accept that “paper or plastic” is still a viable option in the retail world. Because consumers are given the option, does not mean that they must take either...

Highland Hall Waldorf School to host fun-filled event April 24 in celebration of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary, bed and breakfast grand prize to be raffled off

Amber Green

April 21, 2010

Many people will be joining to celebrate Earth Day’s 40th Anniversary to promote creating a more eco-friendly environment for our Earth. Whole Children, Whole Planet (WCWP) has partnered with Highland Hall Waldorf School in Northridge to host a fun-filled expo for the community. The expo will take...

Green documentaries to look out for

Roxanne Estrada

April 21, 2010

In celebration of Earth Day, step out of the box and get the 411 on some issues that you might not be aware of.  But instead of reading boring documents about how we’re polluting our planet, invite some friends over for a night of green documentaries. They have become a growing niche in the film...

Get ready for Earth Day

Krista Daly

April 16, 2010

During next weeks 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, people will be able to enter in competitions sponsored by A.S. Recycling that will take place at the Bayramian Hall Lawn from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Cash for Cans competition, for example, will ask clubs and organizations to collect as many...

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