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CSUN alumni shares his passion for magic

Joseph Tran, CSUN alumni, has followed his passion of performing arts through magic and social media. Tran graduated with a degree in theatre and multimedia production and says he
Moises Ajanel October 22, 2014

Entertainers place themselves in the limelight with the objective of captivating the minds of audiences and garnering their support. What may seem like a simple task for a seasoned veteran like Joseph...

CSUN building marshals trained to protect the community

Kit Espinosa, emergency management coordinator for CSUN Police Department Services, trains volunteers on what to do during emergencies. The training held on Sept. 16 is one of many that are held throughout the year. Photo Credit: Melisa Fumbarg/ The Sundial
Melisa Fumbarg October 3, 2014

Each year a group of volunteers participate in a rigorous training program aimed at protecting CSUN and the surrounding community. These soon to be building marshals, are taught through the Building...

Student design propels environmental change

Julia Kirby, a senior interior design student won a 2014 People's Choice award at the 5th Annual International Interior Design Association at the Southern California Chapter Student Design competition for her design of a recycling center known as The Ripple. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/ The Sundial
Allessandra Lopez October 2, 2014

As an arts enthusiast, senior Julia Kirby, knew that her life was headed in the right direction when she picked up interior designing as her major. Before Kirby won the 2014 People’s Choice Award...

Short film provides students with experience

Photo Courtesy of Karen Carpenter
Kyle Hufnagel October 1, 2014

Students who are approaching graduation will inevitably find professional experience, whether it’s paid or not, is absolutely essential to reaching their career aspirations. You have to check off...

CSUN professor dedicated to fostering neglected animals

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Alvarez visits Farm Sanctuary's Animal Acres. She often takes her students on field trips to the sanctuary to meet animals that have been rescued from slaughterhouses.
Silvia Gutierrez September 30, 2014

Linda Alvarez, a CSUN professor in the Central American Studies department, picked up her love for animals at a very young age. She recalled the first time she rescued an animal. Puffy was one of...

Student run ROAR literary magazine addresses feminist values

Student run ROAR literary magazine addresses feminist values
Macie Bennett September 29, 2014

The student run Sundial newspaper and Scene magazine are no longer the only publications making their mark at CSUN.  This year the Women’s Research and Resource Center in the Department of Gender...

Tune in and read-out

Trevor Talan September 25, 2014

As a reminder of the privileged wealth of information that CSUN students share on campus, the impressive archival stacks visible through the windows of the AS/RS Viewing Room in the Oviatt Library proved...

A glimpse into faculty artwork

Ruth Ann Anderson titled her sculpture,
Silvia Gutierrez September 25, 2014

  Art is an experience. It represents perspectives and attitudes. It has a voice. It closes gaps and opens minds. The ability to craft thought-provoking works of art is a gift the professors...

Adaptive Aquatics program helps children develop their motor skills

Students, volunteers and children end the first day of the Adaptive Aquatics program with a cheer.
Manny D. Araujo September 24, 2014

When we first learned to walk, run and throw, we were going through different stages of motor development. People learn and develop those skills in a particular order. For most children, these developmental...

Student Voices: Do emoticons influence the way we communicate?

Illustration by Maricruz Meza / Visual Editor
Nicole Frost September 23, 2014

As texting continues to play a large role in our daily communication, we have found ways to emulate face-to-face or voice conversations through typing a message. Emoticons, more commonly known as...

New club at CSUN for aspiring nurses

The NSNA club, a nursing students club, has their officers meeting Sept. 18. Krista Brenner, 26, second semester member, points out the importance for members to know each other. Among other big topics discussed were fundraising. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/Photo Editor
Melisa Fumbarg September 22, 2014

The National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) is dedicated to helping nursing students in their professional, academic and personal endeavors. They provide students with leadership opportunities, networking...

Places to unwind on campus

There are plenty of getaway spots on campus for students. The botanical gardens have benches for students to relax and get away from the stresses of class. The garden has different plants, trees, and flowers. Photo Credit: Nicole Socala/Features Editor
Alik Ourfalian September 19, 2014

For a busy student, it might seem as though there is no time or place for relaxation. But before you give up all hope of mitigating all that stress, consider the following places around campus that...

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