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Defendant to plead not guilty in double-homicide of CSUN student, friend

Photo of Brian Gonzales

Eric Licas

April 21, 2016

The man accused of the murders of Jerred Scott and CSUN student Emily Fox will contest the charges brought before him in court this June. A plea of not guilty was entered by the court Thursday on behalf of the defendant, Brian Gonzales, despite his attorney’s request to delay the proceedings. Defense...

2-car crash on Zelzah, Plummer results in no injuries

A white car has entire front bumper falling onto street floor

James Fike

April 21, 2016

A white Hyundai Elantra was struck by a gray Scion TC right before the intersection of Zelzah Avenue and Plummer Street. The Elantra pulled out of a parking spot on Zelzah Avenue around 12:20 p.m. when the collision occurred. The Scion, hit the Elantra and tore off the front bumper. There was damage...

Politics on campus brings different opinions

Image of a cartoon donkey, matador, and elephant

Genna Gold

April 18, 2016

As the 2016 political race continues, US citizens are not thrilled with their options for president. "The way I see it, Hillary would keep the status quo, Trump would essentially have an authoritarian regime and Bernie's way of wanting to run the nation would crash and burn," Uriel Rico, 20, political...

Students suggest a warm weather playlist

Crowds walk around Venice Beach

Michael Herrera

March 20, 2016

Spring break is here and many could not be happier. We can let go of our stress, have a couple of drinks and forget about school even if it is just for a short time. Whether we’re lounging poolside or enjoying the sun at one of the beautiful beaches, music allows us to escape reality. It doesn’t...

3-car pile up causes traffic delays on Zelzah, 2 injured

A Nissan Pathfinder collided with a Mercedes-Benz when the Mercedes was making a u-turn. James Fike / The Sundial

Brooke Holland

February 29, 2016

A section of Zelzah Aveue was closed today as police investigated a three-car collision. Two people were sent to the hospital for injuries, according to police. The crash occurred around noon at the intersection of Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street, police said. Police said a Nissan Pathfinder...

Tattoo Tuesday: photography passion fuels student’s tattoo inspiration

Talia Scher, a CSUN grad student, is working towards getting her credentials and masters in art education.

Ashley Grant

February 9, 2016

Talia Scher, a 28-year-old CSUN graduate student working towards receiving her credential and masters in art education, showcases her passion for photography with a large black and gray tattoo on her left arm. Scher said she fell in love with photography in college. “The camera’s lens is...

Parents juggle CSUN student life and family

Two mothers pushing their children in strollers on CSUN campus.

Danielle Parmentier

October 5, 2015

Shower, get dressed, start breakfast, then wake up two-year-old Isabella to get her fed, dressed and ready to go to day care only after organizing schoolbooks and homework assignments for the day.This is only part of the weekly routine in social welfare major Kelly Amaya’s morning that begins at...

Obama administration pushes for legislation on student data privacy

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City News Service

February 5, 2015

By Christi Parsons (TNS) WASHINGTON — The White House began pushing Thursday for legislation to protect the online privacy of students, allowing them to do schoolwork while keeping the door closed to marketing and sales, according to senior officials. “We should be able to encourage those innovations,”...

It’s OK to apologize for a graduation mess-up

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Luis Rivas

May 8, 2014

After years — on and off a total of 13 — I finally did it. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a university. The first in my family to do so, although my brother technically beat me to it  graduating early from DeVry earlier in the year. It was a great accomplishment, in spite of many setbacks. ...

Oboist and music major develops his own unique sound

Oboist and music major develops his own unique sound

Trevor Stamp

October 21, 2013

Jason Kennedy, 20, junior wind performance major, is one of the few performing oboists at CSUN. Aside from practicing, Kennedy makes his own reeds in order to craft his desired sound for his oboe.

Student collapses and dies of cardiac arrest at SRC

Michelle Dominguez

October 6, 2013

A memorial service will be held for CSUN student Michael Ahmad Jabali who died of cardiac arrest in the Student Recreation Center (SRC) last Monday. Jabali was last seen running around the SRC indoor track on the third floor where he collapsed. Nicole Karaan, president of the Lebanese Student Asso...

Meet your athletes: Casey Hinger, women’s volleyball

Meet your athletes: Casey Hinger, women's volleyball

Ken Scarboro

September 4, 2013

Junior middle blocker Casey Hinger discusses juggling both school and volleyball and her hopes to win a NCAA championship.

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