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

Presidential candidates sell their platforms at debate

Katie Sheehy May 23, 2007
Originally Published March 27, 2007 The Associated Students Presidential and Vice Presidential debate took place Monday night at the Satellite Student Union's Shoshone Room, where the candidates present vied for the last word in an evening that was full of information, promises and veiled hostility.

A.S. gives black graduation ceremony half of what it needs

Katie Sheehy May 16, 2007
The Associated Students Senate's final meeting included a 90-minute debate over the appropriate amount to fund an organization's graduation event that is not part of the upcoming commencement exercises. The Black Graduation Committee requested funding for the Black Graduation Celebration on the agenda of the May 8 Senate meeting.

A.S. will not pay California State Student Association fees in 2007-08

Katie Sheehy May 9, 2007
Associated Students President Adam Salgado informed the Senate that he and President-elect Adam Haverstock have agreed not to pay California State Student Association fees for the 2007-08 school year. CSSA is a government body, created to represent students, that has two members from each of the 23 CSUs, according to A.

A.S. involvement in advisement to continue in 2007-08

Katie Sheehy May 8, 2007
Academic advisement is occurring for many students, and Associated Students Vice President Sarah Jackson is working to streamline the process for future students with a proposed advisement agreement. The proposed agreement was presented to the faculty senate executive committee last Thursday by Jackson and Nadia Souri, a former A.

Web sites advocating suicide go too far

Katie Sheehy May 7, 2007
The images on the Web site disturb me, and I squirm as I think of what must have been the final thoughts of the people who I see flash before me. According to, the images consist of people who have died due to a number of different reasons, but there are many pictures that state that they were a result of suicide.

Associated Students Senate approves 2007-08 budget

Katie Sheehy May 3, 2007
The annual budget for 2007-08 was approved by the Associated Students Senate on Tuesday, as 20 amendments to the originally drafted budget, which included proposed changes in funding to varying groups, passed or failed. A proposed decrease in funding for athletic scholarship money by $90,000 was one of the topics most discussed by both the gallery during Open Forum and the senators in a heated debate.

Some students surprised to hear of rec center plans

Katie Sheehy May 1, 2007
A referendum passed during the Associated Students' general elections approved the creation of a new recreation center, but many students were unaware of the referendum or the impact it could have on their tuition. "Do people who want a new rec center think about the financial aspects to the rest of the students?" asked junior psychology major Inez Galvin, who was unaware that a new recreation center referendum had been passed.

More attention should be paid to child soldiers

Katie Sheehy April 30, 2007
The use of children in war, and their subsequent education about how to evade people who want to use them or how to use the weapons of war, is a tragic testament to the idea that children are no longer children, but small commodities. A documentary, "Invisible Children" was made by three college-aged adults about the times they travel from San Diego, Calif.

Senators’ generosity in full force with newfound money

Katie Sheehy April 26, 2007
The senators were in generous moods at the Associated Students' Senate meeting on Tuesday as financial allocations were more than doubled for some student requests. With the Unallocated Reserves recently replenished, senators proposed more funding and agreed on the amendments for proposed requests from Julia Schlosser for a conference in Tasmania, Australia, and Atesha Jones, who will be attending the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.

Haverstock elected A.S. president for 2007-08

Katie Sheehy April 26, 2007
Associated Students Director of Finance Adam Haverstock was elected A.S. president for the 2007-08 school year in a run-off election that took place Tuesday and Wednesday. According to Director of Elections Leonard Wong, Haverstock secured 55.78 percent of the vote with 507 votes.

Ordinary objects become extraordinary art

Katie Sheehy April 24, 2007
A retrospective of Richard Tuttle is on view at the Museum Of Contemporary Art in downtown L.A., covering more than 40 years of his work varying from all mediums and themes. A consortium of artists whose exhibits fall under the collective title, "Poetics of the Handmade," as well as some new permanent additions to the MOCA collection accompanies Tuttle's work.

Flasher seen twice at CSUN parking structures

Katie Sheehy April 24, 2007
A crime alert has been issued by the Univer sity Police Department regarding a suspect in the B-3 and B-5 parking structures who has exposed himself to students on multiple occasions. The suspect exposed himself to one person twice while in the B-3 parking structure.
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