The Sundial

CSUN confronts moral dilemma: Ng’s controversial website within his rights

William Herbe

April 28, 2010

Last week the CSUN community was shocked by the news that an economics professor was running his own website about sex-tourism in Thailand. This week we are discussing the issue and welcome your input. Go to www.sundial.csun.edu to comment or e-mail your response to opinion@sundial.csun.edu. Once class st...

Letter to the editor: Mar. 10, 2010

William Herbe

March 9, 2010

In response to Lisa Squier’s letter published Mar. 9: Lisa Squier: I am proud to be an active participant in the walkout.  My participation included classroom interruptions and blocking traffic by sitting in the street. I am also dismayed you didn’t mention the horrendous police brutality...

Will’s Worried Words: Wake up, Millennials. The dream is dying

William Herbe

March 3, 2010

At one of last month’s Presidents Town Hall Meetings an audience member directed a question at CSUN President Jolene Koester. The man asked what more can students do to stop education’s disintegration. She answered back, “Maybe you should ask yourself that.” Koester deflected the few hard...

Copies of the Daily Sundial vandalized across campus

William Herbe

February 25, 2010

An estimated 1,000 copies of the Daily Sundial were vandalized across campus earlier today, sparking a search for the vandals and any witnesses that may have information. The newspapers were removed, in some cases completely, from at least ten stands and thrown into adjacent trashcans. The Sundial was made aware of the situation at about 12:15 p.m. when Photo Editor Hannah Pedra...

Poetry, Artistic Opinions Wanted

William Herbe

February 22, 2010

Listen up Matadors, Have the budget cuts ticked you off for the last time? Do you think President Obama or President Koester are doing a good job? What about unemployment or the dismal prospects of a job when you graduate? Check it: When you’re on the road, on your bike or at home, Words...

Conan divorces NBC for $45 million

William Herbe

February 3, 2010

Jan. 22 marked the end of an era on late night television. “The Tonight Show” ended, for now, and one of the greatest late night talk show hosts Conan O’Brien with it. Looking back at the hosts that have graced “The Tonight Show,” Conan O’Brien is arguably one of the most popular and belo...

Will’s Words of Wisdom: Figure it out, boys and girls

William Herbe

January 31, 2010

President Obama addressed the nation in his first State of the Union speech  last Wednesday. I anticipated another moving speech by the current champion of oratory and public grace. I heard the man talk; now I’m waiting for results. It’s been more than a year since his inauguration and campaign...

Will’s word: Rain, rain, it’s okay

William Herbe

January 22, 2010

As I watched a storm pummel CSUN campus last Wednesday from the third floor of Manzanita Hall, I noticed a unique scenario playing out below. Swaths of umbrellas weaved in and out of buildings and across campus. A far cry from the usual t-shirts, sandals and jeans we are accustomed to. Describing...

Services for deaf community not so available

Services for deaf community not so available

William Herbe

December 15, 2009

Budget cuts are making it difficult for the deaf and hard of hearing to receive equal access....

The military needs some love

William Herbe

December 1, 2009

The U.S. military has faced some tough tasks and recently dealt with a very new version of tragedy and violence. The horrific shootings at Fort Hood last month are one reason the U.S. military is in the questionable state it’s in right now. Sure, the massacre at the Texas base was stunning. How could...

The military needs some love

William Herbe

December 1, 2009

The U.S. military has faced some tough tasks and recently dealt with a very new version of tragedy and violence.  The horrific shootings at Fort Hood last month are one reason the U.S. military is in the questionable state it’s in right now. Sure, the massacre at the Texas base was stunning. How could...

The time to stop audism is here and now

William Herbe

November 3, 2009

Yesterday students gathered outside of the Oviatt Library to raise awareness about the Deaf community and audism. Audism is “the hearing way of dominating, restructuring, and exercising authority over the Deaf community.” Students and faculty got together to inform the CSUN community of the de...

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