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United Airlines stocks drop after passenger incident

United Airlines stocks drop after passenger incident

Matador News

April 13, 2017

United Airlines has stirred up controversy after dragging a passenger off an overbook flight Sunday afternoon. According to USA Today, the company saw a massive drop in stock on Tuesday after the incident. Approximately $255 million was lost in market value.The controversy was caught on video and subse...

Students weigh in on repeal of internet privacy protection

Photo shows Britney Aguire and Karina Perez being interviewed in front of Manzanita hall

Contributor

April 6, 2017

On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order which repealed the Obama-era regulations that were put on internet privacy. Now, broadband internet service providers can track a person's online activity without their permission. Also, these service providers can now sell a c...

Documentary screening centers ‘Agness Underwood: First Lady of the Newsroom’

Reporter interviews professor Bluestein about her new documentary

Valley View News

March 31, 2017

Stephanie Bluestein, a journalism professor at CSUN, created a new documentary called Agness Underwood: First Lady of the Newsroom. The documentary is based on Underwood's accomplishments as the first female city editor of a major metropolitan newspaper in 1947. There will be a screening of the documentary...

Students protest Customs and Border Protection recruitment

Students pictured protesting customs and border protection

Heather Smith

March 29, 2017

Students protested Customs and Border Protection (CBP) while they were recruiting during the career fair at the Plaza Del Sol on campus today. Many felt uneasy about the recruitment, considering the amount of undocumented students enrolled at CSUN. The protesters passed out flyers which read: "Stop...

CSUN art gallery exhibits work from full and part time faculty

CSUN art gallery exhibits work from full and part time faculty

Nicole Wong

March 19, 2017

The campus art galleries hosted part one of a two part exhibition featuring work from full and part time faculty. The exhibit was 3-D and interactive and encouraged deeper thinking. Many of the faculty used abstract methods to portray their ideas.

Dreamers uneasy over ICE tweets

Matador News

March 18, 2017

Last month President Donald Trump said Dreamers who do not have criminal records would be able to stay in the United States. However, last week the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) wrote on Twitter that DACA will not protect immigrants legal status. The Trump administration deportation...

CSUN Says: Student reactions to Travel Ban

still from interview with Arman Gabrielian

Nikolas Samuels

March 12, 2017

President Donald Trump's executive order barring people from seven Muslim countries has far reaching consequences that even affect our own CSUN community. There are students who don't feel safe seeing family because they don't feel comfortable returning home. One such student is 19-year-old Fatma...

Haitian immigrants find refuge in Mexico

Little boy comforts his mother

Valley View News

February 21, 2017

Due to the nature of the economy in Haiti, some immigrants hope to get a better life in the United States. After failing to cross the Mexican border into the U.S., many Haitian immigrants have settled in Mexico. In Mexico, Haitian immigrants are able to find employment and shelter. Pat Murphy, a director of a Mexican shelter, said Haitians can positively impact the Mexican economy. ...

Start times for high school and middle school being pushed back

Vista Middle School students File Photo/Sundial

Ebony Hardiman

February 19, 2017

According to a statement released on Feb.13, Sen. Anthony Portantino has proposed a bill that would push the start times for middle and high schools to be 8:30 a.m. or later. Portantino pushed for the bill and said it would better meet the health needs of adolescent students. Portantino believes ...

Political Science professor explains travel ban court process

Still of CSUN poli sci professor during interview

Josue Aguilar

February 10, 2017

Many students are aware of President Donald Trump's travel ban but don't know how the process actually works. CSUN Political Science Professor, Tyler Hughes, sits down with The Sundial and explains the travel ban court case.

Controversy sparked over Betsy DeVos cabinet confirmation

Man pictured being interviewed about Betsy DeVos

Matador News

February 9, 2017

The tie over the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the new U.S. secretary of education was broken by Vice President Mike Pence. The final vote was 51-50. Much of the controversy surrounding DeVos is her lack of qualifications and experience when dealing with public school funding. Sasha Gomez, a ...

Black Diaspora kicks-off Black History Month on campus

Photo shows man being interviewed

Lorena Salinas

February 3, 2017

Black Diaspora dancers took over the University Student Union (USU) Plaza Del Sol Wednesday afternoon with multiple performances. Theresa White, Africana studies chair and dance group coordinator, performed along with CSUN students. The dancers performed a variety of popular music and invited thei...

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