The Sundial

Oscar-nominated French film gets intimate with diverse WWI characters

Joseph Wilson

February 28, 2006

Joyeux Noel", written and directed by Christian Carion ("The Girl From Paris"), details the lives of four individuals whose lives are swept up by WWI. It focuses on one miraculous Christmas night in 1914 when their stories intersect on the French frontline. British, Scottish and German troops had been ...

Women’s sports still get more money

Oscar Areliz

February 28, 2006

CSUN still adheres to an expired agreement between the California National Organization for Women and the CSU system that ensures that more women than men participate in sports. The Cal-NOW agreement called for gender equity in sports in accordance to the proportion of a school's population. The perce...

Blake Crawford’s life remembered

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February 28, 2006

Around noon yesterday, CSUN student Shannan Marie Dunlap set up a large, blown-up laminated photograph by the Matador Bookstore double-door entrance. On the photo: a young Blake Anthony Crawford, wearing a black long-sleeve shirt with a smile on his face, something others always as an attribute of his. ...

Long-distance relationships suffer post-high school

William Kammer

February 28, 2006

Some of the most important decisions in a person's life have to do with the one they love. ?Or at least, the one they think they love. ?A lot of this confusion starts when we leave to go to college. ?We leave to pursue our careers, and in turn we leave our parents, siblings, friends and pets, and some ...

60 characters, 10 actors; CSUN show a success

Taline Helwajian

February 28, 2006

The CSUN Theater Department's presentation of the adaptation of the New York Times best-selling book "Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara Ehrenreich proved to be a pleasant surprise indeed. Ehrenreich wrote her book based on her real-life undercover work as a woman trying to survive on minimum wage in Americ...

Deaf CSUNians work to improve

Oscar Areliz

February 27, 2006

Since August 1980, the Deaf CSUNians work to improve the college experience and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing students With more than 200 members and nine committees, it is one of the largest organizations on campus, said Gary Sanderson, interim director of the National Center on Deafne...

Women’s basketball extends winning streak to three

Arthur Vong

February 27, 2006

Seniors Heather Cushing, Alexis Johnson and Cassandra Markovich went out victorious on Seniors' Night in their last home game as the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team beat the Pacific Tigers, 80-59 Feb. 25 at the Matadome. All seniors were named starters for the game as they combined for 15 po...

A trip to Africa brings more than souvenirs

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February 27, 2006

In 1989 Joseph Holloway discovered Accra, Ghana. He was attending a conference for the National Council of Black Studies with other African-American professors from Cal State University northridge. The first thing that came to his mind upon arriving in this foreign land was its authenticity. Holloway said he r...

Women’s magazine pages full of veiled insults

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February 27, 2006

The idea for this piece was born in my mind with a quote from New York City's Fashion Week that stuck with me for many hours. Magazine editor Atoosa Rubenstein, evidently in love with designer Bryan Bradley's new line of clothing, said, "I feel like I want to start starving myself so I can wear thos...

Angry squirrel demands respect, media coverage

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February 27, 2006

Note from the editors: It is the usual policy of this newspaper to only publish letters written by human beings; this letter is an exception. ?In the interest of showing our dedication to publishing contrary opinions - and the relentless pressure put on this publication by the CSUN Squirrel community - ...

Matadors could not get a win against Pacific

Justin Satzman

February 27, 2006

The Cal State Northridge men's basketball team lost both of their games against conference rival the Pacific Tigers and fell seven games behind in the Big West. In the second of the two games, the Tigers held on to beat the Matadors 70-66 in front of 1,289 at the Matadome Feb. 25. With the win, Pacific...

Matadors bounce back from defeat, crush Hawaii

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February 24, 2006

Bouncing back from a laborious defeat at the hands of conference rival Long Beach State, the Cal State Northridge women's tennis team crushed the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine 7-0 Feb. 20 at the Northridge Tennis Complex. The first point went to the Matadors, as positions one through three eac...

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