The Sundial

Pot smokers get chance to light up in West Hollywood

Darleen Principe

July 7, 2006

The City of West Hollywood has become the first city in Southern California to officially adopt a resolution making the casual use of marijuana a low-priority offense. This resolution instructs law enforcement to essentially turn the other cheek when dealing with recreational pot users as long as t...

U.S Senate rejects amendment to prohibit flag burning

Darleen Principe

June 30, 2006

A proposed constitutional amendment prohibiting the desecration of the American flag did not pass in the U.S. Senate June 27 by a vote of 66-34, one vote short of the two-thirds majority needed to submit the bill to the states for ratification, according to the Library of Congress. If ratified, S.J. Res....

Budget committee turns down

Darleen Principe

June 16, 2006

Members of California's Assembly/Senate Budget Conference Committee voted unanimously against adding $75.7 million June 11-12 to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed 2006-2007 CSU budget, according to the California Faculty Association. Despite ongoing efforts made by the CFA to gain Assembly support f...

New police building to provide much-needed space

Darleen Principe

June 9, 2006

Inside Joy McConnell's office, there is a wall lined with file cabinets containing police reports, traffic citations, court subpoenas and other important police records. McConnell, records administrator of CSUN's Public Safety Department, is responsible for dealing with a great number of forms that go...

CSUN Financial Aid another bureaucracy

Darleen Principe

June 9, 2006

As I listened anxiously to the financial aid representative on the other end of the phone line, all I could think was "I need to buy books, pay for my parking permit, get money for gas, pay for day care? and there's no way I'll be able to afford it." In April, I had everything planned out. I was goi...

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