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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...

Student detained after trying to kiss demonstrator

Captain Fernando Hernandez speaks to Ysidro Mensoza in events to the incident that occurred with CSUN student previously.
Leni Maiai November 9, 2015

A student was detained at Sierra Quad after he tried to kiss a man demonstrating on campus. Communication major Maximilian Britchta, 23, attempted to kiss the cheek of Ysidro Mendoza who came to campus...

Religion in the White House would get a new look with Bernie Sanders

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Armen Aghabekov November 2, 2015

By this point, college students know who Bernie Sanders is; he's the man that runs his presidential campaign clear of PAC money and spreads his message through grassroots campaigns.His messages ring loud...

Panel evaluates balance between faith and sexuality within minority LGBTQA community

The five panelists from left, Rajah Gopal Bhattar, Ani Zonneveld, Sofia Smith, Ronnie Veilz, and Gina Ali discussed their struggles and stories of the balance between sexual identities and spirituality at the Intersection of Queerness and Spirituality meeting on March 26. (Saffana Hijaz/Sundial Reporter)
Saffana Hijaz March 27, 2015

The Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual, Queer, Ally (LGTBQA) on-campus organization hosted a film screening, panel and Q&A session about finding a balance between one's spirituality and sexuality,...

Defending policy, tradition and faith

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Natanya Toomes November 26, 2014

When it comes to dictating how clubs and organizations should be led on CSU campuses, government agencies felt it was best to put an end to the InterVarsity Christian Club across all CSU campuses. In...

Leadership from the “other faiths/non-faiths” category

Illustration by Daniel Schade/ Contributor
Kyle Hufnagel November 25, 2014

I’m appalled to think that after all the bells and whistles humanity has crafted for itself, we’re still hell-bent on exercising our primitive urge to draw lines in the sand. When Dr. Timothy...

The Cognitive Science of Religion: A new approach to the study of religion

Illustration By Kristine Delicana/ Illustrations Editor
Manny D. Araujo October 31, 2014

A new approach to the study of religion is using cognitive science to try reach a new understanding of religious behavior and thought. Cognitive science of religion is a 20-year-old field that...

Choosing a side in the Harris/Greenwald feud

Illustration by Daniel Schade
Ryan Mancini October 22, 2014

  This conflict began long before the showdown with Ben Affleck on “Real Time With Bill Maher.” In the weeks since it re-erupted, the digital feud between neuroscientist and secular...

Attitudes toward suicide, depression treatment varies widely across culture

Illustration by Maricruz Meza / Visual Editor
Andrew Martinez September 16, 2014

  It can be a religious practice, an honorable act or a mortal sin. Suicide is viewed very differently across religions and societies throughout history, whether it be the seppuku of the...

The Catholic Church needs to modernize to catch up with a new generation

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Jonathan R. Diaz May 8, 2014

  Having declared two former popes saints, Pope Francis is seeking to push the Roman Catholic Church in a new direction. His actions to modernize the church are evident here with the sainthood...

Peace out Fred Phelps, God hates you too

Illustration by Raymond Bacsal/Contributor
Ryan Mancini March 26, 2014

Though by no means a trend, hate has become an unnecessary commodity all across the world. Many nations and many people are to blame, but history seems to redeem these odious people. As the millennials...

CSUN students gather at Meet the Clubs Day

CSUN students gather at Meet the Clubs Day
Alex Vejar September 3, 2013

CSUN students search for clubs and organizations ranging from religion-oriented clubs, academic clubs, fraternities, sororities, recreational clubs, athletic clubs, community involvement clubs and...

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