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Film students know how to impress: Reasons why Hollywood Reporter didn’t forget them

Illustration by Maricruz Meza/ Visual Editor

Silvia Gutierrez

September 2, 2014

>>>CORRECTION: The story incorrectly stated that the department has the opportunity to employ lectures and part-time instructors such as television star Bill Cosby.  Bill Cosby has never taught a class, he has only met with some students. Additionally, the department has the opportunity t...

The Sundial’s new digital guru

Gretchen Macchiarella, the new publisher for The Sundial is looking to lead the student run paper to a digital focused news outlet.

Melisa Fumbarg

August 27, 2014

Some people have such a passion for their craft that they strive to share their skills with others. This is the case for Gretchen Macchiarella, the new publisher for CSUN’s student newspaper The Sundial. Macchiarella graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to pursue a career i...

You snooze you lose

Illustration by Kristine Delicana/ Illustration Editor

Moises Ajanel

August 27, 2014

The idea that an alarm clock could be your best friend sounds far-fetched. The everyday battle where students send off their guardian called snooze to fight off the enemy known as early mornings never seems to end. Everyone is different, there are those that prefer to hit snooze several times and ...

100 Citizens program sheds light on public health

Steven Loy, a kinesiology professor, founded 100 citizens, a free exercise program in the San Fernando Valley, which was recognized by the White House. Demi Corso/ The Sundial

Andrew Lim

August 27, 2014

  Four years ago the 100 Citizens program got its start with founder Dr. Steven Loy, CSUN kinesiology professor and  just 20 CSUN students. The participants gathered in a classroom to discuss their desire on public health. Today, 100 Citizens is a widely celebrated program recognized by the W...

Regional Emmy claimed by CSUN Professor

Cinema and Television Arts professor, Nate Thomas, recently won a regional Emmy Award for his Public Service Announcement campaign, which he produced and directed for the FBI. File Photo/The Sundial

Kyle Hufnagel

August 26, 2014

  A Local Emmy Award has been awarded to CSUN Film Professor Nate Thomas for his recent Public Service Announcement campaign in conjunction with the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice on June 14 in Carlsbad, California. The ads were part of a campaign highlighting the multi-million dollar ...

Traveling opportunity helps students get in touch with history

CSUN students traveling abroad with professor Jody Myers (far right) show their Matador pride in Poland, where they visited Wolf's Lair and Treblinka among other historic places. Photo Credit: 2014 Poland - Lithuania Blog

Allessandra Lopez

August 25, 2014

  In order to get a better understanding of Word War II, the CSUN Jewish studies department organized a two-week student trip to Poland and Lithuania in June. Over the course of several years, similar trips were planned by the Jewish Studies department with each one having a different regio...

East Conference Center provides prayer, meditation spaces

The new East Conference Center includes foot washing stations for prayer, among other amenities such as prayer and meditation rooms. Photo Credit: Silvia Gutierrez / Sundial Staff

Leah Arzu

August 25, 2014

  >>CORRECTION: The article had incorrectly referred to the former fitness center as the former wellness center. The article had also incorrectly read Kristie Godfrey's title as assistant director of operations, and Debra Hammond's name as "Debora."  The formal name of the Prayer/Medita...

CSUN students get answers to basic questions

CSUN students get answers to basic questions

Lisette Rosales

July 15, 2014

Getting to know your campus is really important but it can also be confusing and difficult to learn for outsiders who don’t know anything about CSUN. CSUN is a commuter school and one of the nation’s largest universities with a very diverse student population. There were a total of 11,060 ne...

Apps by major: an interactive way to study

Tayasui Sketches - Sketches offers a variety of tools, brushes, colors, text, paper grain, layers and shapes allowing users to sketch out ideas effortlessly.

Nicole Socala

July 15, 2014

Cramming for an exam the traditional way demands traditional tools. You’re staring at a computer screen then your eyes start to glaze over, you’re hunched over a textbook then your shoulders start to ache, you’re typing at what seems like a hundred words a minute and start wondering if you’re...

Roommate survival guide: tips for a crisis-free semester

Roommate survival guide: tips for a crisis-free semester

Nicole Socala

July 15, 2014

The roommate from hell: An obnoxious individual who insists on scattering Geronimo’s wrappers on your side of the room and listening to Gangnam Style for the hundredth time on full volume. They come back at 3 a.m. and assume you won’t hear them or their overnight guest as well as the shuffling ...

10 tips on how to land your next job

Upon entering a job interview, it's important to have a suit and tie at hand for a lasting impression on potential employers. Photo credit by Loren Townsley.

Himerria Wortham

May 8, 2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on May 2, that businesses and professional services have added 75,000 jobs in April, the most jobs in more than two years, while the unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest it has been since 2008. Employers plan on hiring 7.6 percent more from the g...

#selfie#nofilter#instafollow, the word selfie has been integrated into the Oxford Online English dictionary

Mateo Melero

May 8, 2014

There is always that one friend who acts as if their cell phone is a world-renowned photographer, and their social media page is their personal glamor magazine. Their Instagram is a deluge of selfies, revealing their new haircut, their time in front of the mirror at the gym, what they are eating,...

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