The Sundial

International students affected by low enrollment

Maria Jose Sullivan

June 27, 2005

While some international and non-resident students take advantage of less expensive summer classes, some are adversely affected by this summer's low enrollment. A full-time undergraduate student who is a resident of California will pay $1,518 in student fees in Fall 2005. For less than six units, an un...

Crime log

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June 27, 2005

The following information was provided by the CSUN police's Daily Summary Report: 06/22/05 Parole Violation A CSUN police officer contacted Anthony Figlio, walking southbound on Zelzah Avenue. Figlio matched the description of a male who allegedly made inappropriate comments on campus earlier in the d...

New TTY-equipped call boxes installed on-campus

Cristina Everett

June 27, 2005

Deaf and hard of hearing students in need of emergency assistance from the CSUN police now have easier access to help following the installation of three new teletypewriter-capable call boxes earlier this month. The purchase of the three new emergency call boxes was the result of a $17,507 grant from t...

Stafford Loan interest rates set to rise July 1; consolidation urged

Cristina Everett

June 27, 2005

Though federal Stafford Loan interest rates are scheduled to increase July 1, students have an option to protect themselves: consolidation. With the July 1 increase being the largest in two decades, financially dependent students have the choice of consolidating their student loans before the lower ra...

The long and winding road to Summer YRO

Ryan Denham

June 27, 2005

Sari Small has worked at CSUN for 40 years. In a little office tucked away in the Matador Bookstore Complex, she is asked to reflect on how CSUN's move toward Year Round Operations has affected her job. "It has made my job horrendous," she responds. In fact, it's made her job different. Small is the senio...

Valley PAC ‘silent’ fund-raising set to begin July 1

Deborah Reeves

June 27, 2005

The new Valley Performing Arts Center executive fund-raising committee will begin its work July 1 as the "silent phase" of the fund-raising process begins. The Valley PAC, with an anticipated opening date of Fall 2009, will cost between $80 million and $100 million, according to William Toutant, dea...

LAUSD school board approves new college track requirements

Maria Jose Sullivan

June 27, 2005

The Los Angeles Unified School District approved a proposal June 14 that will require high school students to pass a new set of classes that will qualify them for admission to the California State University and University of California systems. The reform was co-sponsored by school board President Jo...

Teamwork, family bonds at work in new parking structure

Lindsay Mills

June 27, 2005

For Marty Gillette Jr., waking up at 4:30 a.m. to start his day is something he considers normal. He did it as a young boy, watching with admiration as his father, Marty Sr., worked construction. "I love (construction)," Marty Jr. said. "Ever since I was little, I was amazed watching him." These days, M...

Student trustee nominees sent to Schwarzenegger

Laraine Fisher

June 27, 2005

Gov. Schwarzenegger will appoint a new CSU student trustee from one of two finalists who were recently selected by the California State Student Association. Gabriela Orantes from CSU Monterey Bay and Jason Spencer from Sonoma State, both met requirements the CSSA has in place to determine eligibility ...

Associated Students approves new budget

Natalie Babila

June 27, 2005

The recently approved 2005-06 Associated Students annual budget totals close to $5.8 million and comes entirely from student fees, according to A.S. president and former finance director Chad Charton. Every year, A.S. allocates funds to student clubs and organizations, university programs, support serv...

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