The Sundial

A.S. Recycling Center to expand and improve facility, Consulting company paid $7,500 to complete feasibility report, plans must be approved before construction

Krista Daly

April 21, 2010

The A.S. Recycling Center is moving forward in implementing its plans of expansion starting with small additions such as more recycling bins around campus. “There is a vigorous but limited recycling effort on campus,” said David Crandall, A.S. general manager. The working conditions of the recycling center staff are not good, Crandall said in reference to the fact that a metal cargo container was turned into the staff’s office. “We realized ...

Professor becomes an ambassador for theater movement

Krista Daly

April 21, 2010

Theater Professor J'aime Morrison, will share her expertise of movement overseas starting in Fall 2010. Morrison, a recipient of a Fulbright award, which gives participants "the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international...

Swim teams gain A.S. support, resolution passed urges financial support

Krista Daly

April 20, 2010

A.S. approved a resolution Tuesday to commemorate the Men and Women’s Swim Team and to urge local businesses and alumni to support them through donations and moral support. “We did this to recognize what happened,” Senator Alex Samovitz said. “This is a major event.” The swim teams ...

Get ready for Earth Day

Krista Daly

April 16, 2010

During next weeks 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, people will be able to enter in competitions sponsored by A.S. Recycling that will take place at the Bayramian Hall Lawn from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Cash for Cans competition, for example, will ask clubs and organizations to collect as many...

English grad students request A.S. support in reinstating thesis program

Krista Daly

April 13, 2010

    Inspired by President Jolene Koester’s invocation speech encouraging students to engage in something that gives meaning to their lives, eight English graduate students asked A.S. to support the re-establishment of their thesis program. “A blink of an eye itself is nothing, but ...

New cap on unit enrollment proposed

Krista Daly

March 30, 2010

A new plan that will cap students at 13 units during their registration appointment for next semester was presented at Tuesday’s A.S. meeting. Dr. Cynthia Rawitch, associate vice president for undergraduate studies, presented the plan. “The most important message is that students really nee...

Presidential candidate withdraws from race

Krista Daly

March 29, 2010

A.S. presidential candidate, Amanda Lynch, and her running mate, Mackenzie Evans, have withdrawn from the presidential race, leaving students with one option in this year’s A.S. elections. “Ideally you always want two more candidates running and for whatever reason she dropped out at the last moment,” said A.S. President A...

Spring election amendments

Krista Daly

March 29, 2010

Students will vote on four amendments that may change the A.S. Constitution in the Spring elections this semester. Two of them were discussed in depth during Tuesday’s A.S. meeting. The first would change the GPA requirements for senators from a 2.0 to a 2.5. “”For those who can barely maintain...

Campus encouraged to prepare for emergencies

Krista Daly

March 23, 2010

Students and faculty should be prepared for every situation that may arise on campus, said CSUN’s emergency preparedness coordinator at the A.S. meeting. Kit Espinosa, emergency management and preparedness coordinator, said CSUN takes this topic seriously. “You can never be prepared enough,...

Professor injured March 4 honored at powwow

Krista Daly

March 21, 2010

The American Indian Studies professor involved in the March 4 standoff with police was honored at CSUN’s 26th annual powwow. Karren Baird-Olson, among others, was honored at the powwow by the Master of Ceremony Earl Neconie. The event held on Saturday, March 20 was filled with dances, songs and d...

March 4 focus of A.S. debates

Krista Daly

March 21, 2010

A.S. candidates debated recent walk outs and what they will do as a senator to help students further their education. Luda Gogolushko and John Siritaranukui both are running for the Health and Human Development Senate seat, while Jonathon Polus and Jordan Lopez are running unopposed in their colleges of Humanities and Education. The turnout was minimal for the Wednesday d...

No money for the Performance West Fringe Festival

Krista Daly

March 19, 2010

During open forum during Tuesday’s Associated Students (A.S.) meeting was filled with students asking for A.S. support for the Performance West Fringe Festival, is a performance festival for students and faculty as is stated on their Web site. CSUN has been asked to host the festival April 8-11. ...

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