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Unidentified man dies in car

Adolfo Flores

April 30, 2009

Early Thursday morning authorities responded to an apparent suicide on the 9600 block of Etiwanda just outside the campus. The man died due to an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound. It occurred just before six a.m. in a parked grey Honda. Los Angeles Police Department described the man as 'an old...

Citrus combats poverty

Adolfo Flores

April 29, 2009

Fire stations have been used as collection sites in the past four years that the event has been held, said Matt Myerhoff communications director for councilman Greig Smith. However it's the first time Neighborhood Councils and the Valley Interfaith Council will have volunteers at the stations to receiv...

The Sundial talks to next semester’s A.S. leaders

Adolfo Flores

April 28, 2009

What A.S. positions do you wish to change? I plan on creating a new position which is director of environmental affairs, well actually, bring it back because it was removed a couple of years ago. The position will help me lead my efforts of pushing the university to be more green. But I also plan...

The Sundial talks to next semester’s A.S. leaders

Adolfo Flores

April 28, 2009

What A.S. positions do you wish to change? We'd really like to revamp legislative affairs. We want this new position to go to all the CSSA meeting so the campus always has sense of what's going on statewide and on a national level regarding higher education. We're looking into a director of environmental...

A.S. elections go to run-offs

Adolfo Flores

March 29, 2009

The white tents will once again be pitched up along with the street team workers trying to get students to walk underneath them and exercise their right to vote for their Associated Students president in the run-off elections. After last weeks elections Students for Change received 1,223 votes with the ...

Candidates for upper division senator seek to help students transition and graduate

Adolfo Flores

March 18, 2009

With the sun glaring down on them the candidates for upper division senator discussed preparing future graduates, retaining students who aren't meeting GPA requirements, and their own qualifications. Daniel Savala, a first-semester CSUN student hailing from Los Rios Community College in Sacramento, admitted ...

Meet your A.S. candidates

Adolfo Flores

March 18, 2009

Cesar Bahamonde Running for: Lower division senator Year: Freshman Major: Astrophysics Current Activities: CSUN Intervarsity Matador Christian Fellowship 1. I was on United Students League in High School and it has helped me to coordinate ideas I have with other people. I organized events and dealt w...

Braswell’s son, player likely to go to trial

Adolfo Flores

March 17, 2009

Following a weekend of celebration for the CSUN men's basketball team after qualifying for the NCAA tournament, their coach, Bobby Braswell, was in San Fernando Superior Court early Monday as one of his players and his son, faced felony theft charges. After an eight-hour day in court, with four witnesses...

PAC construction continues after two month hold

Adolfo Flores

March 4, 2009

The 223,000-pound crane erected on the site of the future Performing Arts Center meant construction was restarting after the California State University Chancellor's Office placed a hold on its construction. 'When the budget was still up in the air the Chancellor of the CSU system put a hold on any st...

Asking for help is not a bad thing

Adolfo Flores

February 19, 2009

The fear of being labeled crazy, weak, or just afraid of confrontation, are a variety of reasons why people are afraid to seek counseling. Psychological counseling has been attached to a social stigma for years that is hard to break, even with more and more people turning to therapy in times of need. ...

Community colleges feel the weight of impaction

Adolfo Flores

February 16, 2009

With four year institutions like California State Universities capping its enrollment and unemployment raising many are flocking to community colleges, in hopes of making themselves more marketable. In fact CSUN stopped accepting applications from two-year institution transfer students for the 2009 ...

CTVA student dies after playing at open gym

Adolfo Flores

February 4, 2009

A junior cinema and television arts major died Tuesday night collapsing after playing basketball at the Matadome during open gym. Diron Rivers Jr., 20, was pronounced dead on arrival at 11:12 p.m. at Northridge Hospital. 'I know he sat down and then passed out,' said Mischa Cavaye, an eyewitness who was p...

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