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Review: “The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice”

Ryan Mancini

September 12, 2016

Last week Mother Teresa was canonized by the Catholic Church, making her a saint. She was known to many for having lived a life dedicated to stopping poverty and recognized for being charitable. The late British journalist and author Christopher Hitchens, however, saw Mother Teresa differently. Her...

We want to know: Parking citation survey

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Brooke Holland

April 28, 2016

A lawsuit was placed by The State University Police Association on behalf of three CSUN officers, alleging they were disciplined for not meeting parking ticket quotas.  The California State University board of Trustees and CSUN Police Department are defendants in the case. The Sundial is conduct...

Associated Students discuss election kick-off, campus transportation improvement

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Nicollette Ashtiani

February 23, 2016

Plans for the upcoming Associated Student Election, California Faculty Assiciation negotiation talks and possible public transportation improvements were a few of the items discussed during the Associated Students Senate meeting. Elections Associated Students awareness month, a series of events...

How to stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions

Molly Setnick, right, leading a workout at her studio, Crowbar Cardio, says fun is a motivator, but people still need to make a commitment to exercise. (Louis DeLuca/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

Edward Ruano

February 2, 2016

Now that 2016 is well underway, resolutions for the new year are either in full swing or screeching to a halt. If you’ve already given up on your resolutions for 2016, you’re not alone. According to University of Scranton study, only 8 percent of American adults are successful at achieving their New Year...

Arts Council for CSUN partners with Matadors Community Credit Union for unique award

Julius Lasin

February 27, 2015

Select students in the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication will now have the opportunity to make their artistic dreams a reality with a new award sponsored by the Arts Council for CSUN and the Matadors Community Credit Union. The award, named the 2015 Matadors Community Credit Union...

Questioning the ethics of checkbook journalism

Illustration by Kristine Delicana / Illustrations Editor

Manny D. Araujo

October 8, 2014

Last month celebrity news website TMZ released a video showing Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice knocking out his then fiancée and current wife Janay Palmer in the elevator of an Atlantic City hotel. The video sparked a huge discussion on domestic violence and as soon as TMZ release...

The true cost of healthy food, for some unhealthy food is survival

The true cost of healthy food, for some unhealthy food is survival

Joanna Jacobo

January 27, 2014

You have two choices. You can walk over to the corner fast food joint to buy a family meal for only $5, or you can spend more than two hours to go to a grocery store, come home, and cook a lovely meal that will be devoured in seconds for $20. You don’t have a car, you live off minimum wage and it...

Study reveals college students want to have an impact on the world

Shira Moskowitz

September 26, 2013

Despite unemployment rates in California being at a high of 8.7 percent, college students are determined to find jobs where they can make a difference, according to a recent study. The study, published by Net Impact, looked at 1,726 people, who were either graduating college students about to enter the job...

10 tips for budgeting

Alysha Garrett-Byrd

September 8, 2013

College is all about growing up, and part of adulthood is being aware of your money... or lack thereof. Here are some budgeting tips to help keep you financially afloat. 1. Know your expenses: You know what day rent is due and when your phone bill is due, but do you budget for gas every month?...

New website allows students to rent out textbooks and earn money

New website allows students to rent out textbooks and earn money

Megan Diskin

May 5, 2013

A new website allows students to make money renting out their textbooks to students throughout the country. Based out of Ogden, Utah allows students to send in their used textbooks in order to rent them out to students in need. Founder and CEO of Campus Book Rentals, Alan Martin, had ...

How to enjoy your spring break on a budget


March 29, 2011

By Gayane Jerome After the last paper has been turned in and the midterms are over, most students are ready for spring break, a time when they can relax and have some fun. But for many students the fear of going broke is the reality, which prevents them from having a good time during the break. Is it possible to have fun and mind your budget at the ...

How to live on $10 a day

Kristin Hugo

March 24, 2011

With tuition increasing, it’s important for students to take responsibility for what little spending money they have. Although some students feel they are too broke to go out anywhere, they should to recognize the biggest drains on funds and ways to live frugally. Here is a guide to living on only...

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