The Sundial

CSUN’s housing crisis

Laura Stace

May 3, 2009

Mathematics professors John Dye lives in a 400-square-foot apartment with his two children in Santa Monica while he waits patiently for a condo at College Court Townhomes to become available. At $1,665 per month, Dye said renting a 1,800-square-foot condo just a short walk from campus is extremely...

Braswell and Tresvant charged, trial date set

Laura Stace

April 26, 2009

CSUN's leading basketball scorer Deon Tresvant, basketball coach Bobby Braswell's son, Jeffrey Braswell, and actor Phannuel Gbewonyo pleaded not guilty Thursday at San Fernando Superior Court to felony charges of theft. A jury trial for the three was scheduled for June 18. Jeffrey Braswell has been charg...

Braswell and Tresvant arraignment postponed

Laura Stace

April 1, 2009

The arraignment of CSUN's Jeffrey Braswell and Deon Tresvant has been postponed as Braswell arrived to court with no representation. CSUN Basketball Coach Bobby Braswell told court he decided the night before the arraignment that Mark Williams would no longer represent his son. He refused to comment sayin...

Looking for justice a year later

Laura Stace

March 30, 2009

A year has passed since CSUN senior Clifton Hibbert Jr. was fatally shot in downtown Los Angeles. As Hibbert and his friend Kenneth Patterson walked down the 4000 block of S. Figueroa St., they were shot from behind. To date the murders remain unsolved. To mark the anniversary, family and friends c...

Turnout for A.S. elections to possibly break records

Laura Stace

March 25, 2009

Voter participation exceeded last year's numbers and with a strong turnout in the first day of A.S. elections Tuesday. Director of elections Mazen Hafez said they may break the record. Hafez said roughly nine years ago, 3,400 students voted over the two-day election. He had hoped that there would hav...

Braswell and Tresvant denied charge reduction and face felony charges

Laura Stace

March 18, 2009

San Fernando Superior Court Judge Sanjay Kumar ruled that CSUN students Jeffrey Braswell and Deon Tresvant's felony charges would not be reduced to misdemeanors. After lawyers presented arguments to decrease their charges, the two hung their heads as the judge denied the motion. The son of CSUN basketb...

Elections Complaint

Laura Stace

March 18, 2009

After investigating a complaint from an independent A.S senate candidate, the A.S election committee voted to allow students of the Conscious Students United For Northridge (C.S.U.N) slate to continue using the acronym for their campaign material. Graduate studies senate candidate Dan Monteleone lodged a ...

Students volunteer at L.A. Foodbank

Laura Stace

March 12, 2009

Not many students can say this Saturday they will help more than 600,000 people in Los Angeles, but members of CSUN's Save the Planet Club can. This Saturday the club will be heading to the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank to sort and package food. LA Regional Foodbank Volunteer Coordinator, Michael Espe sai...

CSUN’s top ten majors

Laura Stace

March 9, 2009

Psychology is the number one major at CSUN and it comes as quite a surprise to some. A CSUN admissions and records officer said her prediction of top ten majors would be (in order of popularity) Business, CTVA, Engineering, Computer Science, Music, Biology, Pan African Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Kinesiolo...

A.S. senate hopefuls discuss recycling, fees and school spirit

Laura Stace

March 9, 2009

Engineering and computer science contenders Aditya Singh and Stephen Li split hairs cordially over recycling, school spirit and budget issues. Aditya, a junior engineering major, and Li, a junior civil engineer major, are proponents of expanding recycling on campus. 'Recycling is not just about life ...

Firm to conduct feasibility study on A.S. Recycling

Laura Stace

March 4, 2009

The Associated Students Recycling Services is gearing up for some changes as it begins the process of choosing a firm to conduct a limited scope feasibility study. A.S. allocated $7,500 from its capital reserve for the project Feb. 17. Campus architect Nathaniel Wilson said in the next few weeks he exp...

Faculty still waiting for campus housing

Laura Stace

March 1, 2009

After several years on the wait list to rent an apartment at College Court Townhomes, a mathematics professor said he still has no idea when he will call the CSUN staff and faculty housing complex home. 'You can't beat the location,' said John Dye who currently lives in a 400 square-foot apartment with his ...

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