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The Lake Fire has burned a roughly 10,000 acres in the Los Angeles Forest on Aug. 12.

California faces an uphill battle with droughts and fires. But how does climate change factor into it?

Rodrigo Louvat, Reporter October 18, 2021

It’s no secret California has a history of natural disasters ranging from wildfires to droughts, which have been exacerbated by climate change. Over the last decade California has struggled through...

A turtle floats in the murky algea filled water at the CSUN Duck Pond onSeptember 6, 2021 in NORTHRIDGE, Calif.

CSUN Orange Grove pond’s murky and stagnant waters spark public outcry

Sebastian Artola, Assistant News Editor September 24, 2021

In our own backyard at CSUN, an issue plagued the Orange Grove pond for the past few months. The water in the pond became polluted, causing backlash among members of the community, many of whom believe...

A female student taking oranges

Volunteers harvest oranges to fight hunger

Elijah Carr April 30, 2019

Volunteers arrived at the CSUN Orange Grove on Sunday, April 28 to take part in the Spring Orange Pick event hosted by the Institute of Sustainability in partnership with Food Forward, a nonprofit organization...

A picture of a man driving a cargo car

The Sustainability Center

Baraa Alkassir March 19, 2019

The Sustainability Center at CSUN is where waste collection, sorting and most of the recycling happens on campus. All features of the center are designed to make it a high-performance green building. For...

Student knocks over cans by throwing a ball

Earth Fair showcases nature’s best features

Hannah Brunelli April 22, 2016

The Bayramian lawn was alive in celebration of Earth Day with music, art, food, jewels, a Tesla on display and more during Thursday’s Earth Fair. Students relaxed amidst the event in hammocks stretched...

One of the games at the recycling event outside the Matador bookstore. Photo credit: Roza Asgharzadeh

Associated Students help raise awareness about recycling

Roza Asgharzadeh November 13, 2015

Associated Students Recycling prepared for the upcoming America Recycles Day, and hosted an Alice in Wonderland themed event at the Matador Bookstore Lawn on Nov. 12. There were numerous stands surrounding...

Illustration by Julienne Shih / Illustrator

Agonies of summer bring vague hope for fall

Ryan Mancini August 24, 2015

That feeling of summer as that free, revitalizing time of the year where the temperature slowly rises and all things are possible has reached its final days, its nauseous end. We left off last semester...

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Earth Day-themed fair displays alternative waste removal, eco-friendly products

Rose Barraza April 23, 2015

Plants, animals and sustainability awareness were important topics on the CSUN campus during the Earth Fair near Bayramian Hall Thursday afternoon. In honor of Earth Day the day before, Associated Students...

CSUN is able to keep the Orange Grove pond and several other campus fountains active while meeting the water quota. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Water usage at CSUN comes into question as drought persists

Michael Arvizu April 22, 2015

With a student population numbering this semester at over 36,000 students, the very notion of water conservation on campus may seem far-fetched — even impossible. But a series of present and future...

Experts discuss ways to create a more stable, clean environment

Allessandra Lopez October 30, 2014

When it comes to energy, most people don’t realize how costly it can be. From using water, electricity, air conditioning, refrigerators, and washer and dryers, it can be quite expensive. Legislators...

Dr. Mario Giraldo and his Geography 404 class work in the garden which contains peppers, pumpkins and rare plants like Peruvian native plant and Amaranthus. 
Photo Credit: Leah Arzu / Sundial Staff

Food Garden propels students to interact with environment

Candice Criss September 10, 2014

  The CSUN campus is abundant with unique gardens and vegetation that provide both a tranquil atmosphere and an interactive learning experience. The CSUN Food Garden is no exception and provides...

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A renewable energy economy is possible and needed for our future

Steven Maiken April 23, 2014

    Trillions of dollars have gone to bailout Wall Street fraudsters, provide tax-breaks for the wealthy, maintain our military and the pointless wars and operations since Sept. 11. If...

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