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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...

List of Associated Students candidates (continued)

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April 2, 2015

Brianna Wilcox: College of Health & Human Development Q&A How do you plan to tackle the issues we're having with hazing? I plan to work the Matador Involvement Center and use tactics that they would have as for next year. They have made most change their constitutions, to make sure that...

List of Associated Students candidates

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April 2, 2015

Jorge Reyes: President Hi Matadors, My name is Jorge Reyes and I am running to be your next Associated Students President. I am a senior studying journalism with an emphasis in broadcast news and a minor in Spanish language journalism and recreation management. I have been involved in Associated S...

CSUN’s crime blotter: Spring pre-gaming, while the trash burns

CSUN’s crime blotter: Spring pre-gaming, while the trash burns

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April 1, 2015

The thing the crime log can teach you about life is that although CSUN is an amazing institution that can lead extraordinary people to living better lives, they, like everyone else, are still just a bunch of scoundrels. Below are the reasons why no matter how done up and talked up someone's credentials...

No deal with Iran is better than a bad deal

No deal with Iran is better than a bad deal

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March 26, 2015

There has been much debate around the fact that the United States has decided to work with Iran. This new interim deal was signed by six powers in November 2013. There are some who say the deal isn’t going to last, and I agree because everyone wants power, and allies are going to form. The interim deal made...

Finding the perfect brew for your food

Finding the perfect brew for your food

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February 17, 2015

Most things in life are about balance; trying to find someone or something that compliments our attributes. The same could be said about beer. When you're drinking a beer while eating, you want it to pair well with whatever you happen to be eating. Light Food If you pair a beer and meal that do...

Letter From…

Letter From…

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February 4, 2015

The roads are more safe with undocumented Immigrants having driver's licenses. I have heard several people argue against this particular topic, which left me flabbergasted by the ignorance of road safety. I mean, please, we live in Los Angeles- venturing on to the roads is a game of Russian roulette...

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