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

Ayo makes American debut with recent ‘Joyful’ album

Nicole Sharp December 6, 2007
Her voice can entertain even the pickiest of music aficionados. In her American debut album "Joyful" Ayo uses her soulful chords to take the listener on a ride through the experiences common to most everyone during their lifetime. Her voice is unusual, a combination of jazz and Bohemian with a just a hint of Ella Fitzgerald (one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century).

A.S. finance allocates $15,000

Nicole Sharp December 4, 2007
The Associated Students Finance Committee allocated more than $15,000 for eight different requests at their last meeting of the semester on Monday. The committee voted 3-1 to allocate $400 to the Student Health Advisory Committee for their "Uninsured Week.

Campus groups host annual pow-wow

Nicole Sharp November 29, 2007
American Indian organizations at CSUN held their 24th annual pow-wow in honor of improving their strength and spirit for future participants during the Thanksgiving weekend at CSUN. "A pow-wow provides an opportunity for American Indians and people from all backgrounds to learn a little more about each other and to have a good time together," AIS coordinator Karren Baird-Olson stated in a press release.

U.S. explanation needed for journalist’s lock-up

Nicole Sharp November 28, 2007
Should it be up to the government to call someone a "possible threat" to the country based on what his job requires of him? Should the government also be allowed to pinpoint that single person as a "possible threat" because of a few pictures they took? My answer is no.

Finance committee allocates more than $19,000

Nicole Sharp November 20, 2007
The Associated Students Finance Committee allocated more than $19,000 and voted to postpone deciding on two allocation requests during its Monday meeting. The first item on the agenda was a request for $11,800 from the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Team. The team designs and assembles an unmanned ground robotic vehicle.

Holiday season comes early this year due to advertising

Nicole Sharp November 19, 2007
On Nov. 1, the Halloween candy, costumes and witches were already on sale at Target. In an effort to get rid of any evidence of the holiday, everything Halloween oriented was pushed to the very back of the store. All of this was done in an effort to make way for the gold, red, and green of the up coming holidays.

CSSA passes resolution to limit campus’ use of A.S. fee

Nicole Sharp November 15, 2007
A resolution that would set new limitations on campus presidents spending the Associated Students fees on university programs and services was approved by the California State Student Association at Humboldt State University during their Oct. 22 meeting. The resolution was written by CSUN A.

A.S. allocates more than $12,000 at weekly meeting

Nicole Sharp November 15, 2007
The Associated Students voted to allocate more than $12,000 at Wednesday's finance committee meeting. The committee voted 2-0 to allocate $500 to Kristen Johnson's, a student from the Geography Department, who requested $600 to pay for a trip to Belize. Johnson asked for $100 for airfare, $500 for ground transportation and other miscellaneous items.

Finance committee allocates $8,272 to groups

Nicole Sharp November 6, 2007
Associated Students Finance Committee members allocated more than $8,000 during Monday's meeting. Chabad's request for $3,450 for a dinner on Nov. 17 with a former Dallas Cowboys linebacker was the first item on the agenda. Sen. Gershon Feit, who was representing Business and Economics, said the group was asking for $2,000 for lecturer fees, $750 for airfare and $700 for other expenses.

Curtis’ comments insensitive to families evacuated by fires

Nicole Sharp November 1, 2007
It can be said that last week, southern California was ablaze. The twelve fires that burned the bottom half of the state destroyed over half of a million acres. Many people were forced to evacuate, leaving homes and valuables behind. Pictures of the devastation show many neighborhoods with only one or two homes untouched on a cul-de-sac of around a dozen homes.

Finance committee postpones 4 of 7 requests

Nicole Sharp October 30, 2007
The Associated Students Finance Committee voted to postpone four of the seven requests for allocations during yesterday's meeting. The most controversial item on the agenda was the "Date-A-Zeta" event, which the committee voted 5-1 to postpone indefinitely.

From cab confessions to the ‘converted’

Nicole Sharp October 22, 2007
Wallace Zane is a man with an interesting past, a past that including people having sex in the back of his cab, communes and the discovery of an unknown Caribbean religion. Zane, a part-time anthropology lecturer at CSUN for the past six years, provides his students with a class full of passion and funny stories.
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