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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

Time for a dose of perspective

Opinion Editor December 6, 2005

I hate to sound contrarian, but it is sadly unavoidable sometimes. Such is the case with the current hand-wringing over tuition increases at CSUN and other public universities. The truth is that we students...

We can’t afford to avoid immigration problems

Opinion Editor November 29, 2005

Yesterday, President Bush unveiled his grand plan to come to grips with the troublesome issue of immigration. The central part of his plan is a guest worker program, which would allow immigrant workers...

Abortion points to future of America

Opinion Editor November 21, 2005

On Nov. 13, the Washington Times revealed that President Bush's newest pick for the Supreme Court, Samuel Alito, had said in 1985 that "the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion." The consequences...

California drivers have never been more annoying

Opinion Editor November 7, 2005

Many of you are well aware of all the crazies that currently inhabit our state's fine freeways. You drive with them every day, contending with their foibles and follies as you speed down the highway (or...

Miers nomination a good lesson

Opinion Editor October 26, 2005

The nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court is what philosophers and theology students like to call a "teachable moment." The fight between conservatives and President Bush reveals how serious...

At Large Senators are what we need

Opinion Editor October 24, 2005

Starting on Oct. 25 and ending Oct. 26, students at CSUN will have the chance to vote on three referendums. The third referendum, which would create four new Senate seats, has the potential to make student...

Choosing between Prop. 78 and 79: I call heads

Opinion Editor October 20, 2005

Among the myriad ballot measures being presented to voters on Nov. 8 will be two competing propositions, 78 and 79, regarding prescription drug discounts. These two propositions are an excellent example...

BBC shines bright once again

Opinion Editor October 12, 2005

This week's feature in the theater of the absurd is the BBC's new documentary series, "Elusive Peace: Israel and the Arabs." The BBC claims in this series that President Bush told Nabil Shaath, then...

Bush refocuses nation on reasons for Iraq war

Opinion Editor October 10, 2005

You have to love our President. With the scent of sagging poll numbers and dropping support for the war in Iraq in the air, the political hyenas have been circling the White House for months. Yelping...

Professors abuse their power with Peace Project

Opinion Editor October 6, 2005

The Sept. 27 Peace Project, organized by members of the Art Department, is a prime example of political indoctrination in the classroom and the inability of the average student to effectively combat it....

Referendum not necessary for A.S.

Opinion Editor October 3, 2005

On Sept. 27, the A.S. Senate voted to place three referendums on the ballot for its October election. The first two referendums involve the Constitutional Affairs Board. These referendums have the potential...

Diversity of views is needed for next Constitution Day

Opinion Editor September 21, 2005

Last Saturday, CSUN hosted a Constitution Day seminar to celebrate the signing of the United States Constitution. All schools that receive federal funding were required by law to hold events on Constitution...

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