The Sundial

Harold and Kumar movie chronicles great escape

Emerson Muzada

May 9, 2008

America's dimwitted duoare back, only this time they aren't in search of White Castle's delicious burgers; they find themselves incarcerated in Guantanamo Bay, the United States military prison for potential terrorists, and eventually as escaped fugitives who look to get a "lift" from the law. John Cho and K...

President Koester should not strip a student’s right to choose

Emerson Muzada

May 7, 2008

The executive branch of CSUN has infringed the student's right to vote. They have stripped the rights of students to voice their decisions, not opinions, but their decisions on a significant issue that will ultimately tax the students for more money to compensate for resources that many would disagree wi...

Phishing emails sent to students, IT warns of possible scams

Emerson Muzada

May 3, 2008

A fraudulent email claiming to represent CSUN's networking services was sent a couple of weeks ago to approximately 400 email accounts of students, faculty and staff. The email comprised requested that users provide their full name, address, email account login, and question and answer to their pas...

Proposed campus quality fee will be determined by alternative consulation

Emerson Muzada

May 1, 2008

A recent proposal by the Senate Executive Committee to increase student fees to cover the expenses of a variety of student resources will be determined by CSUN President Jolene Koester before the end of the semester. The Campus Quality Fee Proposal advocates for an increase in student fees by $100 p...

‘Harold and Kumar’ movie chronicles ridiculous escape

Emerson Muzada

April 29, 2008

America's dimwitted duo are back. Only this time they aren't in search of White Castle's delicious burgers - this time around, they find themselves incarcerated in Guantanamo Bay, the United States military prison for potential terrorists, and eventually as escaped fugitives who look to get a "lift" fr...

Mystical ‘Forbidden Kingdom’ enchants with kung fu

Emerson Muzada

April 29, 2008

World renowned martial artists Jackie Chan and Jet Li joined forces for the very first time on the big screen to showcase their remarkable talents as masters of the "Forbidden Kingdom." The epic journey of "Forbidden Kingdom" takes us to a world where mystical and enchanting forces mold the legacy of...

Lecturer discusses oil dependency, fuel alternatives

Emerson Muzada

April 22, 2008

The world's dependence on oil and alternatives to the fossil fuel was discussed last Wednesday in the Northridge Complex Center as part of the University Student Union's "Speak Your Mind" series. Environmental activist and expert on alternative fuels, Josh Tickell, urged students to take an active st...

‘The Ruins’ offers clich’eacute;d horror mixed with bloody gore

Emerson Muzada

April 14, 2008

Deep within a jungle, tall trees shade the vast green lands and exotic animals inhabit this strange and mysterious jungle, where few dare to venture, lays a hidden trail to an ancient temple that belonged to the Mayan's ancient civilization. Cursed and covered in vines and its victim's remains, outsiders ha...

Grads ranked ninth for admission to state bar

Emerson Muzada

April 14, 2008

CSUN graduates admitted to the California State Bar to practice law ranked first among CSU colleges. The latest by the California State Bar on membership demographics ranks CSUN ninth overall among the top 25 undergraduate colleges with graduate students as part of the California State Bar. The Stat...

A.S. unveils plans for student voting alternative

Emerson Muzada

March 26, 2008

Associated Students unveiled an alternative to student voting during the meeting Tuesday afternoon. Alternative consultation is a policy that would collect data, research and surveys to better evaluate the decision of whether or not to raise tuition fees if Governor Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cu...

I (don’t) want my MTV: The evolution of mainstream

Emerson Muzada

March 12, 2008

Our media-enriched culture tells us viewers and consumers to indulge a significant amount of media during our existence. Media is everywhere, I shutter at the very thought of how powerful media's influence is. The undermined effect of contemporary 'mainstream' music on audiences is a detriment to our Am...

Senate Executive Committee discusses textbook rental plan

Emerson Muzada

March 10, 2008

Members of the Senate Executive Committee discussed a proposed policy Thursday afternoon that would implement a future plan to rent textbooks out to students so to relieve spending on expensive textbooks. Students would pay one-third the amount of present textbook prices, saving students an estimated...

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