The Sundial

Beggars need to be more appreciative

Erin Resnick

December 6, 2007

When it comes down to it, I believe myself to be a fairly generous citizen. I hold the door open for old ladies in the grocery store, when friends come to visit they are welcome to stay over and I turn lost dogs into the shelter when they roam the busy streets. Saying that, there is one thing that caus...

Thanksgiving air travel not as difficult as many expected

Erin Resnick

December 5, 2007

Travelers in the Los Angeles area were pleasantly surprised this week as LAX travel proved to be nothing short of smooth flying, even on November 21st, the day before Thanksgiving, which is considered the busiest travel day of the year. Many thought traveling Wednesday would be an absolute nightmare...

Candidate pushes to end tip taxation

Erin Resnick

December 5, 2007

A drop in college tuition doesn't look too promising for the near future, but this upcoming election Texas Senator Ron Paul is fighting on the side of many students who work in the service industry, as he introduces the Tax Free Tips Act, a law that would exempt all workers from being taxed on the ti...

Marchers protest Annapolis talks

Erin Resnick

December 5, 2007

Local organizations gathered in Hollywood last week to protest the United States' involvement in several areas of the Middle East. In particular, the focus was on the peace talks that were to take place in Annapolis, Md. The event drew more than 30 protesters and was comprised of various non-profit activist ...

Panelists discuss benefits of civic engagement

Erin Resnick

November 29, 2007

CSUN's Civic Engagement Community hosted a panel comprised of both students and faculty members on Oct. 24 to inform fellow colleagues about the benefits of community service-learning. The Civic Engagement series was formed so that CSUN students could go to their neighboring colleges and communities and share...

Discrimi-Nation: Jewish decent

Erin Resnick

November 13, 2007

Disclaimer: Containing today, the Opinion section of the Daily Sundial is publishing an article series on discrimination in and around the nearby community. Reporters agreed to write stories in regard to how their lives are affected because of their race, culture and/or disability. Stories of how indivi...

Deferring genocide resolution vote won’t heal U.S. – Turkey diplomatic rift

Erin Resnick

November 1, 2007

Because of rising tensions between the United States and Turkey, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other congressional supporters of the Armenian Genocide Resolution were forced to delay its progress again last Thursday. Turkey denies responsibility for the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915, and...

Car thieves using vehicle registration to steal identities

Erin Resnick

October 17, 2007

The reward a crook gets for stealing your stuff these days goes far beyond mere cash, and as students become more comfortable and careless with their valuables, thieves find more clever ways to steal their identities. Like most college campuses, robbery, burglary and theft are commonly committed crimes, a...

English professor commits suicide

Erin Resnick

September 17, 2007

CSUN mourns the death of beloved English professor Gloria Gross, who took her own life last Monday in her Granada Hills home, the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Investigations Bureau confirms. She was 59. "She was a very fine scholar and a very fine teacher," said George Uba, chair of the De...

Documentary makes way for camerawomen worldwide

Erin Resnick

September 13, 2007

CSUN Professor Alexis Krasilovsky's documentary, "Women Behind the Camera," takes us behind the exciting work of cinematography as seen through the lens of a woman. Krasilovsky's film shows camerawomen from across the globe, including places such as Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, China and France th...

Craig has no choice but to say he didn’t

Erin Resnick

September 10, 2007

It looks like the American people might lose another congressman at the end of this month. But Sen. Larry Craig from Idaho would resign from office holding strong that he's as straight as a ruler, even though he plead guilty to disorderly conduct after a sex sting in a men's room at the Minneapolis-St. Pa...

Campus takes steps to becoming greener

Erin Resnick

August 28, 2007

Right now, CSUN remains greener than most California colleges and universities when it comes to its methods for conserving and recycling water and energy. As global warming becomes more of a modern day reality, rather than just a future threat, the pressure continues to be placed on higher education...

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