The Sundial

While we starve, Chancellor Reed tells us to eat cake

Joseph Glatzer

August 27, 2009

Everyone is upset at CSUN over the recent difficulty getting classes, delayed graduations, fee hikes and teacher furloughs.  Unfortunately, not enough of us are asking WHY this is happening. Some of our trusted servants running the CSU system, the ones supposed to be looking out for us, would rather ...

Public vs. Private institutions

Kristopher A. Fortin

August 24, 2009

The choice between public and private education is always considered when researching the best colleges and universities. California State University students have been sold on the idea that one can receive a quality education at a public university without having to shell out more than $25,000 for a pri...

Staff Editorial: What are you going to do about it?


August 21, 2009

At the start of this summer we faced the worst stage of our financial crisis.  News was saturated with continuous Wall Street woes, business' crumbling and storefronts becoming vacant.  Jobs were lost every Friday, as it became the worst day of the week rather than the one people looked forward to. ...

Harsh times for CSUN students academically and emotionally

Marlene Pantaleon

August 21, 2009

Summer has always been associated with fun, relaxation, and a time to escape the stress as a student. Well, at least that’s what most of us are accustomed to. It couldn’t be any further from the truth for California State University students. Going into my fifth year and what was intended to be my last sem...

Letter to the editor: The Degree Progress Report and My Academic Planner


July 23, 2009

There have been some controversies in regard to the article published on Wednesday November 19th, 2008 by the Daily Sundial on the Academic Advisement resolution passed by the Associated Students senate. The main purpose of my resolution is to help students be on track and expedite their path to graduation...

Grants are the most sought after financial aid, but loans can help too

Bianca Gallegos

June 24, 2009

As I flip through the business section of the newspaper, I constantly come across headlines of corporations asking for government bailout, banks asking for government bailout and most recently, the state of California asking for bailout. It makes me wonder, will financial aid now be asking for bailout or get completely phased...

Staff Editorial: Education after graduation


May 14, 2009

Graduation may signify the culmination of a student’s academic career, but learning does not end with a diploma or cap and gown. Education becomes a choice. Learning moves out of the classroom into daily life, and professors are replaced by friends, family, acquaintances and personal experience....

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