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Letter to the editor: The Degree Progress Report and My Academic Planner

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July 23, 2009

There have been some controversies in regard to the article published on Wednesday November 19th, 2008 by the Daily Sundial on the Academic Advisement resolution passed by the Associated Students senate. The main purpose of my resolution is to help students be on track and expedite their path to graduation...

Staff Editorial, Week 16: Education after graduation

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May 8, 2009

Graduation may signify the culmination of a student's academic career but learning does not end with a diploma or cap and gown. Education becomes a choice. Learning moves out of the classroom into daily life and professors are replaced by friends, family, acquaintances and personal experience. Simultane...

Get off the bandwagon, please, Lakers fans

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May 6, 2009

There is something different about Los Angeles Lakers fans. Like an expensive, well-done, Beverly Hills' boob job, it's hard to tell if they are real or fake. In a city like Los Angeles, when it comes down to separating the authentic Lakers fans from the artificial fans and the artificial fans from the ...

Staff Editorial, Week 15: We can?t forget the role a teacher plays

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May 1, 2009

All levels of the education system are in shambles even as stimulus funds begin to roll in. Changes are underway here at CSUN as some summer classes have been canceled or are only being offered to seniors. The lower levels of education are being hit just as hard though. Young students and parents ar...

Notebook: Nua acting like an All-American

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April 29, 2009

In preparation for the semifinal match against second-seed Pepperdine, the Matadors have used their left-handed opposite hitter, Tanner Nua, to provide them with some inside scouting. Kind of. 'We been practicing what it's like to go up against Paul Carroll,' outside hitter Mike Gaudino said. 'Tanner h...

Win tickets to an advance screening of Star Trek

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April 24, 2009

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Staff Editorial, Week 14: Public deserves to honor our fallen

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April 24, 2009

April 5 marked the first time in 18 years that the media were allowed to photograph the return of fallen soldiers' coffins into the United States, by way of Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Photojournalists and reporters gathered in a small area set aside by the military to cover the arrival of Air...

Looking back: CSUN then and now

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April 23, 2009

1958: Events -Los Angeles Valley College becomes San Fernando Valley State College. -Matador becomes campus mascot -U.S. Supreme Court rules schools must integrate -Nikita Khrushchev becomes premier of the U.S.S.R. Facts Student Enrollment: 2,525 Semester Tuition: $29 President: Dwight D. Eisenhower U....

$35k on membership dues

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April 22, 2009

On Tuesday, Associated Students (A.S.) senate approved to keep spending $35,000 on funding for the California State Student Association (CSSA) membership dues, that every student on campus belongs to, instead of transferring those funds to student clubs and organizations on campus. This decision was made ...

Earth Day in advance

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April 20, 2009

CSUN will be celebrating Earth Day tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Magnolia Walk. Local Earth Day Events Find more local events: http://www.earthday.net/ 'Plug Into Your Park' Electronic Recycling Event at Northridge Recreation Center 11 a.m. '- 6 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day by dropping off your old...

Staff Editorial, Week 13: Comprehensive immigration reform is key to undocumented people

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April 17, 2009

Immigrant advocates rejoiced last week after the Obama administration announced it would start the heated immigration debate this year. However, we shouldn't expect any legislation to be passed this year. Just the mere fact that the president brought up the issue brought hope to millions, but with ...

Staff Editorial, Week 12: The media blitz needs to stop

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April 3, 2009

For the past several weeks '60 Minutes,' 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,' 'Face the Nation' and a virtual town hall meeting have all had one thing in common. They were all stops on President Barack Obama's media blitz campaign.' Wait, didn't he already win the presidency?' Wasn't the election l...

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