The Sundial

There’s race and then there’s color

There’s race and then there’s color

Champaign Williams

November 6, 2013

Colorism stops us from seeing how beautiful all black people are By Champaign Williams In my mind I thought this would be a simple subject to write about. But the deeper I delve into the issues and the more I recount experiences from my past, pain begins to surface. I wrote this opinion as I watched the d...

Four panelist lecture series focuses on Voting Rights Act

Four panelist lecture series focuses on Voting Rights Act

Lucas Esposito

October 15, 2013

CSUN students gathered at the Northridge Center for the "Gender, Race, Identity and the Law in our Lives" lecture series. At the GRILL lecture a four panelist discussion took place about the Voting Rights Act. ...

Yes on 34: Take a step toward criminal justice equality

Mona Adem

November 4, 2012

  Californians have an opportunity to decide the fate of hundreds of human lives at tomorrow’s election. If passed, Proposition 34 would eliminate the death penalty and replace it with a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. The main arguments for Proposition 34 incl...

PRO/CON: Fisher v. University of Texas–does affirmative action work?

PRO/CON: Fisher v. University of Texas–does affirmative action work?

Aleksey Reshetnivov

May 2, 2012

PRO Aleksey Reshetnivov contributor Affirmative action in the academic world means considering traditionally underrepresented characteristics (race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc.) in the admission process, in an attempt to reverse historical disparities. This controversial topic...

Destruction in 1992 L.A. Upheaval: How law enforcement let the largest urban riot/rebellion rage on

Hansook Oh

April 29, 2012

Twenty years ago, our city convulsed with a tremor that could not be measured on the Richter scale. Fifty-three lives were lost, thousands were injured and property damage equaled $1 billion. The livelihoods of immigrants and small business owners – their American dream – were destroyed in the blink of an eye.The upheaval which occurred during the last week of April means dif...

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