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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

‘Rent’ alumni Antony Rapp tells all during book signing

Melissa Mills December 6, 2007
Antony Rapp, star of Broadway musical "Rent," spoke openly about the trials, tribulations and joy of his acting career and the sadness associated with the loss of writer Jonathan Larson at the USU Grand Salon on Nov. 28. Rapp appeared for a special book signing in honor of his newly released memoirs titled "Without You.

‘Badland’ gives a glimpse into the life after the war

Melissa Mills December 6, 2007
Badland" is a truthful glimpse into the horrific aftermath of war seen through one family's story. It is a gut-wrenching and touching story of anger, disaster, fear, warmth and also deep love that will have you biting your fingernails to the bitter end. The movie is the inspiration of writer/director Francesco Lucente.

A.S. Senate discusses elections appeal, other business items

Melissa Mills November 28, 2007
A ruling on an appeal to again hold elections for an At-Large senatorial seat, a proposed buyout of a sports intramural and other items of business were discussed at the Associate Student Senate meeting on Tuesday. Attorney General Hal Ellison said the judicial court determined Marco Zamora's allegations in regard to the format of the ballots offered at the recent senatorial elections weren't sufficient and that holding another election isn't necessary.

Men place 9th, women 13th

Melissa Mills November 21, 2007
The Matador swim team faired well against some stiff competition at the three-day Nike Cup sponsored by UC Irvine at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach from Nov. 15-17. The CSUN men's swim team came in at ninth place with 288 total points and the women's team finished in 13th place with 195 points.

A.S. Senate discusses elections, tuition hike

Melissa Mills November 21, 2007
Associated Students senators spoke about the recent senatorial elections and how to improve future elections, opposing a proposed tuition increase and other items of business at their Tuesday meeting. They unanimously approved an action item to appoint Samer Habib as Senator for Engineering and Computer Science 1.

Advisement for students is in dire need of change

Melissa Mills November 19, 2007
How many times have you heard student's complaints about being given incorrect information during advising? Or quite possibly you have been a victim of this circumstance yourself? Or, how about being told to take a class that you have already taken or being advised to take two classes in the same semester that you cannot due to prerequisite requirements? Whatever your story is, the problem is the same: inadequate or confusing advisement.

A.S. Senate passes immigration reform resolution

Melissa Mills November 14, 2007
Two items, an immigration reform resolution and a tuition increase opposition resolution, were approved at the Associated Students Senate meeting yesterday in addition to numerous action items. Both the immigration reform resolution and the opposition against tuition increase resolution were met with applause from the Senate members.

A.S. Senate encourage students to vote today

Melissa Mills November 7, 2007
It was business as usual at the weekly Associated Students Senate meeting on Tuesday with the approval of the agenda and minutes and the usual senatorial representatives in attendance. One of the hottest topics of the senate meeting was the ongoing election in which they encouraged everyone to vote.

Northridge Review continues to inspire creativity

Melissa Mills November 1, 2007
Every semester The Northridge Review has a reading of the previous semesters published poetry and short stories by CSUN students. On Oct. 26 in Jerome Richfield Hall, writers read their creative works aloud and their words resonate with audience members even after the event is over.

Halloween is here, but what does that mean to revelers?

Melissa Mills October 31, 2007
It's that time of year again. The leaves are falling from the trees, the darkness creeps up earlier and it has become cooler at night. Houses are being decorated with pumpkins, ghosts, ghouls or anything creepy. Halloween must be upon us. When I was a child, I enjoyed Halloween as every kid does.

Commitee members, court appointee approved by A.S.

Melissa Mills October 24, 2007
It was business as usual at the weekly A.S. Senate meeting on Tuesday. One of the agenda items addressed was approving people to join A.S. committees and an appointment to the judicial court. Albert De La Rosa was approved to join the finance committee. Christian Bishop was approved to join the elections committee, and Max Franco was appointed to the judicial court.

The melting clocks and other Dali works at LACMA

Melissa Mills October 18, 2007
Salvador Dali is back and better than ever at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. LACMA has dedicated 10 viewing rooms to the master of surrealism and on display are not only his most famous works of art but also the lesser known sculptures and films. Attendees encounter the first of Dali's twisted pieces upon entering the museum.
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