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Canonizing genocide

Canonizing genocide

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October 1, 2015

Pope Francis I contemplates the sainthood of Junipero Serra, who started the California mission system, resulting in the deaths of millions of indigenous people across the state for over a century....

Editorial: the right to solicit should be unregistered

Editorial: the right to solicit should be unregistered

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September 30, 2015

Students strolling around CSUN are likely used to viewing off-campus organizations protest and present their group's message. At times it is a current social issue, while others focus more on expanding the "flock." To keep students feeling safe and somewhat secure, all of the organizations must register...

Men’s soccer increases win streak to three after sneaking by Toreros

Men’s soccer increases win streak to three after sneaking by Toreros

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September 27, 2015

After losing three games in a row earlier this season, CSUN (4-3-1) is now on a three-game winning streak after defeating the University of San Diego Toreros (4-3-2) 1-0 on Friday night. Coming off his first career hat trick a couple of games ago, CSUN senior forward Carlos Gonzalez continues to be an offens...

Editorial: a double standard at the expense of science education

Editorial: a double standard at the expense of science education

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September 23, 2015

Descended from religion and philosophy, science is what has kept societies from suicidal destruction for centuries. The science buildings at CSUN prove our progress and innovation. While the prestigiousness of the chemistry, biology, physics and astronomy fields are rightfully served, a sense of offering...

Editorial: enforcing safety while having fun

Editorial: enforcing safety while having fun

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September 21, 2015

Have some fun, Matadors. Leave your backpack behind and get an Uber to go to the party of the weekend. Walk right in, grab a drink and get ready to meet some people. Ultimately, the safety of everyone attending that party is key to preventing any horrible consequences that will be blamed on some ...

Stand firm and hope for the best

Stand firm and hope for the best

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September 16, 2015

Volleyball players stand together after 18 vacated wins.

CSUN to increase graduation rate by 2025

CSUN to increase graduation rate by 2025

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September 16, 2015

Less than half of first-time, full-time freshman students graduated from CSUN in six years in 2014. The full-time freshman CSUN graduation rate for the 2008 - 2014 cohort came in at 46.8 percent, according to the CSU Division of Analytic Studies. A Sundial analysis shows CSUN is ranked 16th out of the...

Editorial: Uber drivers are people, too

Editorial: Uber drivers are people, too

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September 16, 2015

In a busy area such as Northridge, with college students walking, living and driving, somebody is bound to bump into someone else. Alcohol may be involved, or some other intoxicating substance. If that person still has a charged phone, he/she can call on an Uber. This advantage saves anyone who may...

Editorial: time to increase Greek transparency

Editorial: time to increase Greek transparency

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September 9, 2015

New member recruitment was an immovable norm for fraternities and sororities at CSUN this year. Even after the hazing-related death of Armando Villa last year, rush week was still in full force. Now of course, the new recruitment ban that was put into place last semester came as a result of more hazing-related...

Editorial: do not ignore the college vote

Editorial: do not ignore the college vote

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September 1, 2015

Fluff speeches are always necessitated during the early campaign trails of presidential candidates. Right now, 22 candidates have detailed their plans and promises to collect votes for the upcoming primaries and caucuses. As students at a state college, the focus has shifted from policy to shock value...

Editorial: clearing the air for effect

Editorial: clearing the air for effect

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August 24, 2015

The implementation of the new tobacco ban on campus is a policy that is long overdue. To start, the Sundial editorial staff supports this new rule, but there is doubt for as to whether students will go along with it. Now as a school policy, students would presumably follow this ban. The level of promotion...

The impact of Tiger Woods

The impact of Tiger Woods

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April 9, 2015

For the first time since 1996, Tiger Woods has been ranked outside of the PGA Tour’s top 100 players. Out of nearly 250 full membership players, Woods is now ranked at 111. Watching Woods’s decline from the highest ranked player on the PGA Tour to a humbling position at 111 is, tenuously, like...

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