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Demystifying CSUN basics

guy studying at table

Gina Park

August 23, 2018

The only location that sells a fresh cold brew is the Sierra Center’s Starbucks. Also, standing in the textbook pick-up line will save students an hour apart from buying in-store, so make sure to order books online. Which can be found cheaper on – sometimes – and where you...

On-campus housing rape reported to CSUN police

Photo of CSUN student housing building sign

Brooke Holland

March 16, 2016

An alleged on-campus rape was reported to CSUN Police Department on March 11, police said. The incident occurred in the University Park Apartments sometime between Sept. 1 - Oct. 13, 2015, police said. According to police, the offense is classified as "sexual assault that occurred with a known s...

How to stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions

Molly Setnick, right, leading a workout at her studio, Crowbar Cardio, says fun is a motivator, but people still need to make a commitment to exercise. (Louis DeLuca/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

Edward Ruano

February 2, 2016

Now that 2016 is well underway, resolutions for the new year are either in full swing or screeching to a halt. If you’ve already given up on your resolutions for 2016, you’re not alone. According to University of Scranton study, only 8 percent of American adults are successful at achieving their New Year...

Keeping your make up fresh under harsh music festival conditions

Photo credit: Esmeralda Ramirez

Esmeralda Ramirez

March 25, 2015

Here are some tips and tricks for amazing makeup that is long-lasting, even in the mix of the heat and dusty scene of music festivals. With Coachella and Stagecoach right around the corner, many of us might now be thinking of products to keep our faces looking fresh, flawless and sparkly.Many girls can...

Hair care do’s and don’ts for everyday life

Wynnona Loredo / Staff Photographer

Lauren Rife

February 4, 2015

Keeping hair healthy can be a struggle for many people. From washing it every day to styling it with a straightener, blow dryer or curling iron, hair can easily be damaged over time. For both women and men, using the right products can make a difference on their hair. Using a dry shampoo every now...

Six drugstore makeup items under $8

Drugstore makeup that is both affordable and comparable to high 
end brands for the makeup obsessed college student. Photo 
credit: Kristine Malicse / Culture Clash Editor

Kristine Malicse

January 28, 2015

With the rise of YouTube makeup gurus, the Kardashian obsession, and makeup artists on Instagram, the goal of obtaining a flawless face is in high demand. Unfortunately, most gurus, celebrities and makeup artists use high-end products. With having to pay expensive tuitions and textbooks, purchasing makeup at Sephora, Mac, or the high-end side of Ulta is not...

Tips and tricks to stay organized all semester long

Illustration By Kiera Haggenbrenner/ Contributor

Leah Arzu

November 4, 2014

  With the semester in full swing you may be feeling a little overwhelmed by the mounting assignments and impending midterms. Is it that time again already? Some of us have just about stamped our way to a free drink at the Freudian Sip just trying to keep up with back-to-back classes and hours of home...

Do’s and don’ts of this summer’s Southern California music festivals

Water is a universally accepted necessity for summer festivals. Here, attendees from last year’s Coachella festival cool off. | Courtesy of MCT

Jake Tully

March 27, 2014

As bragging rights for scoring Coachella tickets are flying around faster than Indio’s tumbleweeds, so begins the preparation period for Southern California’s music festival season. Of course, preparation involves the ritual setlist puzzle-solving to squeeze in as many shows as possible, and figuring out how m...

Getting dressed up with salads

Jake Fredericks

January 27, 2014

Today marks the inaugural entry for the Sundial's new food blog: CSUN-ny Side Up. If your eyes are perpetually bigger than your stomach, you should feel right at home. Check in each week, Monday through Thursday, for the latest and greatest in all things food. Cooking tips, restaurant reviews, fun facts...

Easy tips for growing your own food

Easy tips for growing your own food

Brita Potenza

April 22, 2013

By Brita Potenza April 18th, 2013 Section: Features - Photos Growing your own garden is an affordable option for food that ensures your vegetables are 100 percent untouched by chemicals. It can also give you a sense of gratification. Here are some quick tips on how to grow your own vegetable gar...

Easy tips on how to grow your own food

Easy tips on how to grow your own food

Brita Potenza

April 18, 2013

Growing your own garden is an affordable option for food that ensures your vegetables are 100 percent untouched by chemicals. It can also give you a sense of gratification. Here are some quick tips on how to grow your own vegetable garden with the help of Erica Wohldmann, a CSUN psychology professor...

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