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CSUs need ethnic studies program

CSUs need ethnic studies program

Take up your picket signs, raise your fists and get your voices out, brothers and sisters; ethnic studies is yet again under attack and it is our responsibility to save it. According to an LA Times article, various CSU campuses are looking to trim costs and ethnic studies programs are bearing the brunt of the […]

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CSUN offers scholarships to help students during tuition hikes

>>>CORRECTION: The article reads that “students should have at least a 3.5 GPA.” It should read, “Often, students should have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA to qualify for a majority of the CSUN scholarships.”<<<   Scholarships are a way for students to take some of the financial burden out of their often hectic university […]

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Staff editorial: The CSU will vote on three potential additional fees

Staff editorial: The CSU will vote on three potential additional fees

On Wednesday, the Cal State University board of trustees will vote on a series of resolutions that could raise tuition, including one that would raise tuition up to $372 per-unit for some students. These resolutions include immediate tuition hikes if Gov. Jerry Brown’s Proposition 30 fails. However, the per-unit fees may go into effect regardless. […]

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Resources being preserved in light of budget cuts

Budget cuts have affected more than just students trying to crash classes.  Administration has felt the pinch and are making changes to save resources and make them stretch. In January the governor’s office released the 2011-12 budget for the CSU system which called for an 18 percent reduction in state support.  Translated to monetary terms, […]

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A.S. leaders pass resolution opposing California budget

  Associated Students passed a resolution in July objecting to Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent budget approval that would cut at least $650 million from the CSU. A.S. has been historically politically neutral, but this administration sent a message to Sacramento and CSU leaders condemning cuts to higher education and suggesting the state look at other […]

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CSU budget updates

Updated 7/2 Gov. Jerry Brown signed a balanced budget that will reduce state funding to the California State University by at least $150 million Thursday and will likely lead to tuition hikes for fall 2011. The additional $150 million will come on top of $500 million in cuts enacted in March, totaling $650 million. CSUN […]

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Gov. Brown vetoes budget aimed at cutting more funds from CSU

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a budget proposal drafted by Democrats in the Legislature last Thursday that would cut billions in state funding, including an additional $150 million from the CSU. Senate Bill 69 and Assembly Bill 98 were sent back to the Legislature without approval from Brown after the budget was found to be unbalanced, […]

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CSU announces more cuts to higher education

The California State University (CSU) announced an extra $50 million will be added to $500 million in budget decreases among the 23 CSU campuses. These extra costs are being made because of mandatory costs such as energy and employee health premiums according to Erik Fallis, media  relations specialist for the CSU. “The CSU doesn’t have […]

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Forget Waldo, where is our education?

Lately, I can’t help but picture this giant, animalistic creature of barbaric characteristics stomping around California snatching each and every communitycollege and university in its path, ripping the foundations of these institutions straight up off the ground, and taking bite after bite before swallowing us all whole. As our pocketbooks have recently made us realize, […]

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The freshman survival guide

My name is Liana, and I am a fifth-year senior. You may think that asking college freshmen to take advice from a fifth-year senior is a little like seeking moral guidance from Mel Gibson.  But I can assure you that I’ve picked up a few lessons since coming to CSUN in 2006, and I’ve seen […]

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Daily Sundial endorses, ‘not with a bang but with a whimper’

This time in the academic year, as students eagerly await summer break, usually brings with it a self-induced withdrawal from all things “school” on the part of the CSUN student population. However, with higher  education statewide being threatened by unprecedented funding cuts, the CSUN community has kept a healthy buzz in the air by engaging […]

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From one athlete to another

It’s happened at universities like Washington, Arizona State and UC Irvine. Now Northridge is following the trend, claiming the budget crisis to be the culprit. So if you haven’t heard or read already, collegiate sports around the country are disappearing. About 30 CSUN student-athletes, with no warning, had a major part of their identities torn […]

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