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Staff Editorial: Bullies set back society’s progress

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December 7, 2009

Back in my elementary and middle school days I remember the tough kids picking on the quiet kids in class (me being one of them) for reasons that could only be justified on a playground. As one of the victims of a fellow classmate’s insecurities and stupidity, I never understood the purpose of beli...

Have a finals survival technique to share?

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December 7, 2009

Do you have a finals ritual involving music, media and fun? Tell us about it! The Sundial wants to hear about how you survive finals. E-mail ane@csun.edu or comment by Wednesday at 9 a.m. and teach us what you do to stay sane during the craziest part of the semester.  You just might see your techniques...

The movement to end the apathy

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December 6, 2009

Story by  Lidya Muñoz and William Herbe The frustrated and detached minds of our students and faculty can reattach their concerns and gravitate toward CSUN’s newest activist saviors. Last week the Coalition for Students and Teachers (C.O.S.T.) held the C.O.S.T. Carnival event in front of the Oviatt Library. The information, entertainment a...

Spotlight: One in 36,000

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December 2, 2009

By Katie Chavarin ...

Staff Editorial: A sliver of activism brightens CSUN

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December 2, 2009

The other day in class I witnessed something I have never seen in the four years of my college life. It happened during what I expected to be a three-hour lecture about media law when a student from our class received permission from the professor to speak to us about something that affects us all: the budget cuts. This came as a surprise to me becau...

Letter to the Editor: Dec. 1, 2009

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December 1, 2009

Dear Editor, The ‘Sex and the Nation State’ symposium, held Nov. 10, discussed issues concerning sex/gender and national security. The keynote speaker was an official from the Central Intelligence Agency, an indication that the methods and activities of government intelligence agencies not be...

Staff Editorial: You are an idiot after one

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November 22, 2009

During one of my classes a friend of mine sent me the link to a Web site titled “Hit the B****.” It’s a Danish site put up by the NGO for Children exposed to Violence at Home, which was established in 2002 to advocate and aid children who were living in families exposed to domestic violence. In...

Examining food safety practice, guidelines

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November 18, 2009

The following students from a Spring 2009 Journalism 410 class contributed to the story: Samantha Minton, Kristyn Fryrear, Robert Cisneros, Casey Rowley, Tiaira Nowlin, Cynthia Martinez, Mariana Enriquez, Shayla Selva, Gail Moscoso When it comes to the inspection reports, letter grades can be misleading, and the rating system can be confusing. Dining at a high...

Preventing the GOP from going MIA

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November 17, 2009

Aaron Helmbrecht What do the GOP and newspapers have in common? Young people consider them both relics and a waste of natural resources. A recent Gallup poll shows the GOP has been bleeding supporters from almost every demographic group since 2001. But they are taking the biggest hit from college graduates and people 18 to 29 years old. Only...

Drivers, pedestrians on both sides of safety coin

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November 15, 2009

Special Investigative Report Pedestrian Safety at CSUN Part 4 of 4 This article was reported by: Megan Blumenthal, Danielle Directo, Brittany Glover, Alexis Lipnicki, Sandra Parada, Mike Tersigni, Alex Viray, Tade Williams Written by: Danielle Directo Current laws dictate that in order to use ra...

Staff Editorial: The citizen journalism landscape is changing

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November 15, 2009

The average citizen has long been a part of not just consuming news, but also assisting the mainstream media in gathering and reporting it. Radio and television stations are always inviting their audiences to call in with tips and accounts of unfolding news events in their neighborhoods. Web sites like...

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