The Sundial

Lecture on language of presidential elections brings insight on campaigns to CSUN

Gabrielle Moreira

September 28, 2012

Henry De Sio, Jr., former deputy assistant for President Obama, spoke before 200 people at the USU Grand Salon Thursday night about his experiences as chief operating officer of the Obama for America campaign in 2008. In his lecture, “How Language Will Shape the 2012 Election,” De Sio shared his...

Fun nail design mobile apps for amateur nail artists

Fun nail design mobile apps for amateur nail artists

Gabrielle Moreira

September 19, 2012

Nail Designs and Nail Tips (by MCS Publications)– This is an app for ladies who are easily bored with their nails. It offers tips on how to keep your nails looking fresh, chip free, and cute. For anyone who has spent hours trying to get the perfect French tip, don’t fear - there are video tutorials...

CSU votes in favor of increase or refund based on success or failure of Proposition 30

Gabrielle Moreira

September 19, 2012

UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION LONG BEACH—The CSU board of trustees voted 11 to 3 today in favor of a tuition increase if Proposition 30 fails and 11 to 3 in favor of a tuition rollback, or reimbursement, if the proposition passes. If Gov. Brown’s tax initiative, Prop. 30, is not passed in th...

Kinesiology chair fights rare form of leukemia

Kinesiology chair fights rare form of leukemia

Gabrielle Moreira

September 16, 2012

    When Dr. Shane Frehlich, chair of the Kinesiology Department at CSUN, was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia in May, he thought it was a mistake. Frehlich thought leukemia was a genetic disease, and as a man with no family history of the cancer, he didn’t believe the dia...

Lecture to show films that portray modern Jewish experience in world cinema

Gabrielle Moreira

September 11, 2012

The CSUN Jewish Studies Program will be having a special lecture on Jewish historical experiences portrayed in film on Sept. 12 with former San Diego State professor Lawrence Baron as guest speaker. “It’s not about a positive or negative Jewish experience,” said Jody Myers, Jewish studies professor and pro...

One World Trade a memorial to ‘better future’

Gabrielle Moreira

September 10, 2012

Eleven years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, New York is slowly getting back on its feet with the development of the new World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan. One World Trade Center, a new 105-story commercial building and the biggest part of the complex, is the tallest building in...

CFA approves new faculty contract

Gabrielle Moreira

September 4, 2012

The California Faculty Association members ratified the tentative faculty contract between the CFA and the CSU system on Friday. CFA members and the CSU have been in negotiations on a contract since June 2010 when the last contract expired. As of August, a tentative agreement on a new contract was...

Searching for a new chancellor after Charles B. Reed retires

Searching for a new chancellor after Charles B. Reed retires

Gabrielle Moreira

August 27, 2012

The CSU system has been searching for a new chancellor  to replace Charles B. Reed after he announced his retirement in May. He served 14 years in the position. The search for the next chancellor began with a closed meeting on Aug. 21. During this closed meeting, the board of trustees revi...

CFA and CSU tentative agreement awaits approval

Gabrielle Moreira

August 24, 2012

After two years of negotiations, the California Faculty Association (CFA) has reached a tentative agreement with the CSU system on a new faculty contract that would maintain salaries and benefits and allow for negotiations as early as October. In addition to maintaining salaries and benefits, if ratified, the contract would also improve sabbatical requests and e...

Remembering Ray: health center radiology technologist passes

Gabrielle Moreira

August 24, 2012

Raymond Solis, the radiology technologist at the Klotz Student Health Center, was optimistic, cheerful, and caring. His enthusiasm for life was contagious. Ray, as staff and students at the center called him, was an eclectic, fun and encouraging person to be around, even during the toughest moments of his life. “Ray was a ray of sunshine to me and al...

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