The Sundial

Student unaware of blue lights

Oscar Areliz

January 31, 2006

Daily Sundial Despite the emergency blue light phones all over campus, several CSUN students still don't know much about them. "I don't know what they are," said sophomore Yesenia Arias. She said no one ever told her the purpose of the lights. Arias said students may not know about the emergency blu...

Men’s volleyball slams conference rival Pacific

Ivan Yeo

January 31, 2006

Special To The Daily Sundial The 14th ranked Pacific Tigers put up a fight against fifth ranked Cal State Northridge, but the Matadors showed they were up to the challenge, as they defeated the Tigers 3-1 by scores of 33-35, 30-17, 30-27, and 30-23 at the Matadome, Jan. 28. Junior Dan Rhodes led CSUN ...

Baseball team prepares for breakout season

Victor Flores

January 31, 2006

Daily Sundial It had been nearly eight months since the Cal State Northridge baseball team played their last regular season game, but the Matadors kept busy during the off-season and will try to bounce back from their disappointing 18-36-1 record from last season. The Matadors finished last in the Big ...

Black history: the report, the riddle, the rhyme

Monica L. Turner

January 31, 2006

Special to the Daily Sundial Dating as far back as 2.5 million years to the scientific discovery of the first tool-making hominid, Australopithecus africanus, black history emerges as an inclusive event that characterizes the importance of recognizing the value and significance of all cultures. Black His...

CSUN websites to get facelift, officials focus on two goals

Oscar Areliz

January 31, 2006

Special to Daily Sundial The CSUN website will go through several changes within the start of Spring 2006, with two main goals: to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and to have a consistent look for all campus sites, said Ken Swisher, director of marketing communications. "We don't...

PD, RHA fight profiling

Juana Mallory

January 31, 2006

Daily Sundial CSUN Department of Public Safety and the Residence Halls Association are taking steps to improve the relationship between police officers and students, following complaints of racial profiling made last fall. The complaints, which initiated an RHA town hall meeting, came from mostly Afri...

Black History Month more about now than then

Yohanna Figueroa

January 31, 2006

Daily Sundial History shows that it does not matter who is in power... those who have not learned to do for themselves and have to depend solely on others never obtain any more rights or privileges in the end than they did in the beginning." - Carter G. Woodson The celebration of Black History Month st...

Tennis loses first match of the season

Arthur Vong

January 31, 2006

Daily Sundial The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team suffered their first loss of the season to the Cal Poly Mustangs at the Northridge Tennis Complex, Jan. 27. With the loss, the Matadors evened their record at 1-1. Junior Sonya Kumar gave the Matadors a chance to pull out the victory with her...

Stressful schoolwork could eliminate strong relationships

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January 31, 2006

Attempting to pursue a serious relationship while taking 15 to 17 units is nearly impossible. For many college students, dating is non existent. Throughout my glorious years at CSUN, I have encountered a multiple array of potential mates. Still, college students share a common thread when it comes to...

Music therapy clinic communicates

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January 31, 2006

Daily Sundial CSUN has an internationally known music therapy clinic in the professional world, said the director of the clinic. "It's a goal-direct process where you're helping a client improve, maintain and restore a state of well-being through a musical experience," said Ron Borczon, director of the ...

CSUN students to get night of fun

Jennifer Balao

January 31, 2006

Daily Sundial The University Student Union will introduce a late-night program Apr. 28 aimed to encourage a nightlife atmosphere at CSUN. Debra Hammond, executive director at the student union, said Matador Night will be from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. The event will include live music and various activities, such...

Segregation still exists, in spite of King’s victories

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January 31, 2006

The time of Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of great crisis. The battle for civil rights was growing more aggressive and explosive, and the Vietnam War in all its deadliness was raging unabated. ?Granted, it is in times of crises that sentiments of unity through causes greater than the self, such as...

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