The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily 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.

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 tips they receive.

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 organizations that shared the same frustrations with the George W.

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 their expertise, while helping them develop the skills, values and motivation that it takes to make a difference in their community.

Discrimi-Nation: Jewish decent

Erin Resnick November 13, 2007
My dad is Jewish and my mom is Christian, which makes me exactly half Jewish. Even though my parent's were divorced when my sister and I were very young, they still held strong to their spiritual beliefs, and raised us accordingly. I guess you could say that I am literally half Jewish, and traditionally full, which basically means that I got to celebrate all of the fabulous Jewish feast's and holidays, as well as attend a bar mitzvah or two every now and then.

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.

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, and at CSUN, the number of these crimes has gone up since 2004, many as a result of students' absent-mindedness.

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 Department of English, who received a phone call late last Monday night from a family spokesperson notifying him of her death.

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 that have overcome many obstacles to shoot some of the largest major motion pictures in history.

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.

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 institutions across the globe to set the prime example by becoming as environmentally conscious as possible.
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