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‘Carnaval’ brings mixture of ethnic customs to students

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April 28, 2005

The University Student Union and the Union Program Council programming body hosted its annual Carnaval event, a showcase and celebration of a variety of diverse cultures and campus clubs and organizations. The free event was held Monday through Wednesday in both the USU and the Satellite Student Unio...

Religion has justifiable effects on U.S. politics

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April 28, 2005

It seems like the new political touch of death these days is to be identified as a Christian or be associated with Christians. That at least seems to be the feeling held by our good friends in the press, as evidenced by the coverage surrounding Republican Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist. At issue ...

Pull up a (lawn) chair

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April 28, 2005

Wild art

Volleyball team looks to continue magical run

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April 28, 2005

The CSUN men's volleyball team (19-13) will travel to Malibu tonight to face top-ranked Pepperdine (20-2) at 5:00 p.m. in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament final four. The winner will play the winner of the match between UC Santa Barbara (16-13) and Long Beach State (21-9) for the conf...

Men’s child support responsibilities not clear-cut or obvious

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April 28, 2005

The federal office that oversees child support estimates Americans owe over $100 billion in child support per year. The average rate of collection from state to state is about 50 percent, though this number varies greatly, as the District of Columbia has a collection rate of just 16 percent, while Utah ...

CSUN upsets No. 17 Arizona State in water polo finale

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April 28, 2005

The No. 19 CSUN water polo team upset the No. 17 Arizona State Sun Devils 7-6 in their final regular season match of the season Saturday afternoon. The win, pushed the Matadors back over .500 to 16-15 overall and 3-9 in the MPSF. The Matadors got off to a quick start in the first quarter. Junior Chari...

License plate frames to keep you entertained in traffic

Daily Sundial

April 28, 2005

Here in Los Angeles, we are very into our cars. Our cars are our homes away from home, and some of us even live out of them. What better way to show our personalities on the streets than to have the car of our dreams? Unfortunately, we are college students, and most of us cannot afford the car we actua...

Musical talent celebrates Mexico’s battle of Puebla

Daily Sundial

April 28, 2005

In honor of Mexico's Batalla de Puebla, Spanish language radio stations 97.9 La Raza and 96.3 El Sol hosted a musical celebration Sunday at Whittier Narrows Regional Park in South El Monte. "We are proud to be the first out of the gate with a sensational event," said David Haymore, vice president an...

‘The Interpreter’ captures audience interest

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April 28, 2005

Since September 11, 2001, terrorism and national security have been hot issues often making front-page headlines, and director Sydney Pollack's "The Interpreter" plays off these very real fears held by some Americans in a thriller that brings terrorism back to New York City. Late one night, Silvia Broom...

American Hi-Fi members wear their ‘Hearts on Parade’

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April 28, 2005

A lot of bands write about finding love or at least searching for it. In this case, the Boston band American Hi-Fi writes about the underdog finding love with the group's latest single "The Geeks Get the Girls," from the band's new album, "Hearts on Parade." American Hi-Fi has been no stranger to the music...

CSUN ranks high in master’s degrees awarded to Latinos

Daily Sundial

April 28, 2005

A recent study from the National Center for Education Statistics ranked CSUN as one of the top universities in the nation in handing out master's degrees to Latinos, with a concentrated number of diploma recipients studying business, health and education. According to data from the N.C.E.S., CSUN ranked ...

Poor academic planning must be examined from both sides

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April 28, 2005

Weak student advisement and low graduation rates remain shameful reminders of the constraints we face at this university, including too-high faculty-student ratios and the severe financial limitations that force us to maintain overcrowded classes and advisers' offices. Sadly, poor advisement also reflect...

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