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African Dancing

African Dancing

Mandi Gosling

September 21, 2010

Dr. Ric Alviso's Music 105 class at California State University Northridge (CSUN) learns traditional Ghanian music and dance on the lawn behind Manzanita Hall. ...

Vote Gavin Newsom for California Lt. Governor

Mandi Gosling

September 14, 2010

Battling for your vote in November is San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom who is running for lieutenant governor of California. Here’s what I like about Gavin Newsom – he doesn’t really do anything half-assed. He likes to tackle issues most politicians do everything they can to avoid.   His solutions may be extreme, but they’r...

Prominent civil rights leader encourages CSUN students to become involved

Mandi Gosling

September 13, 2010

The Rev. James Lawson championed non-violent action for CSUN’s Civil Discourse & Social Change program Monday night in Manzanita Hall.  Held before a full house in the Armer Theater, this was the first in a series of eight lectures and workshops to be given by Lawson this semeste...

Helping and not helping: Meghan McCain and the media

Mandi Gosling

September 13, 2010

Helping: Meghan McCain With the release of her book “Dirty Sexy Politics” this week, author and columnist Meghan McCain is a moderate breath of fresh air in an increasingly partisan political climate. McCain chronicles her experiences on the campaign trail with her father, John McCain, and...

Silent protest during Freshman Convocation

Silent protest during Freshman Convocation

Mandi Gosling

September 7, 2010

Student activists silently protested as CSUN freshman gathered at the steps of the Oviatt Library on Thursday, Sept. 2 for the 2010 Freshman Convocation. Dressed in orange jumpsuits and white masks and carrying large signs, they marched onto the stage and through the crowds during the event. Justin Marks, protester and member of the CSU...

Financial Aid TV helps students learn about loans, grants and federal work study programs

Mandi Gosling

August 25, 2010

Tania Cabeza estimates she waited an average of 40 minutes every time she called to speak to a counselor in the CSUN Financial Aid and Scholarship Department in the weeks before beginning the Fall 2010 semester. The 34-year-old doctoral student in educational leadership said in addition to the long...

JetBlue should rehire ex-flight attendant Steven Slater

Mandi Gosling

August 25, 2010

Welcome to the debut of the Daily Sundial’s weekly debate segment. This segment will follow the rules of a parliamentary debate. The statement in the headline will always propose some sort of change and is termed, the resolution. The debater who is arguing in support of the resolution is called...

Know your ballot: Vote no on Proposition 23

Mandi Gosling

August 24, 2010

During my internship at a television network, we were told that in an effort to be more environmentally responsible, the company was no longer going to stock paper coffee cups.  In other words, hang on to your mug because come tomorrow morning, you’re going to need it. Well, I didn’t bring a...

The crime of being born in America

Mandi Gosling

August 23, 2010

The idea to repeal the 14th Amendment, which grants automatic citizenship to anyone born in the United States regardless of their parents’ nationality, is a desperate attempt by the “extreme right” to scare voters onto their side as the November elections draw near. After hitting several roadb...

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