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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 hi...

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." During the week in question, the group would ...

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. var uslide_show_id = "2b438ebd-aa1b-4909-beda-8a679bbf9b6f";var slideshowwidth = "468";var linktext = ""; "A pow-wow...

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. The "possible threat" is named ...

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 grou...

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 co...

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.S. President...

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 ...

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 w...

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...

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. Amanda Lynch, a representative and member of De...

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...

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