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Financial aid flaws serious roadblock to students

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March 30, 2006

Two days ago, after a foolishly attempted all-nighter (two law midterms required it), I was reaching the brink of my sanity at 4:30 a.m. when I found myself at the Web Portal to check on the status of my financial aid. Unsurprisingly, I will be getting none for the 2006-07 school year; my parents m...

CSUN grad talks about life on and off the air

Justin Satzman

March 30, 2006

Unless you are a huge sports talk radio listener, or have been at CSUN for more than 20 years, you probably have never heard of Dave Smith. For those of us who do listen to sports talk radio, he is a hold-nothing-back, truth-telling AM 1540 the Ticket host. Smith has broken two of the biggest spor...

Cutting down on TD celebrations is taking the fun out of the NFL

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March 30, 2006

The NFL's competition committee voted yesterday in favor of a rule that will propose a stricter policy on touchdown celebrations for next season in an attempt to get rid of some excessive taunting they say have been plaguing the game recently. The committee had full support from the NFL Players Associati...

Where did the boys go?

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March 30, 2006

At a time when most of Dominique Owens friends are watching Saturday morning cartoons, the 8-year-old can be found on campus learning the finer points of political inquiry and research. Krista Owens, 26-year-old political science major, said that by having her daughter accompany her to class, the impor...

Redwood Hall receives wall mural, makeover

Sandy Archila

March 30, 2006

Redwood Hall is getting a makeover. For weeks the exterior south side of the building has been under renovation. A new sports mural, tram stop, and landscape refurbishment project are all part of an effort to update Redwood Hall's image. Art students submitted designs for the public sports mural for...

Letter to the Editor

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March 30, 2006

Your article "Faculty bargain for higher, equal pay" by Johan Mengesha addressed the conundrum of faculty pay with appropriate balance and civility. To address both recruitment and morale issues really requires a substantial increase to all faculty salaries. Such an increase must be bargained between CF...

MySpace: Yes, 67 million people can be wrong

Taline Helwajian

March 30, 2006

Can 67 million people be wrong about something? I think so. But before you start raising your eyebrow, let me explain. Shortly after being peer pressured into joining the MySpace cult last July, which my friends swore was the most fun place to be, I began to realize that MySpace is evil. My life consisted so...

Track and Field win Big West

Nicole Garcia

March 30, 2006

The Cal State Northridge men and women's track and field team competed at the Trojan Invitational on March 25th at Loker Stadium at USC. The Matadors also co-hosted the Hammer Throw March 17 and March 18 at the North Campus Stadiums. Saturday's events began with the women's javelin and ended with th...

Hollywood, take note: remakes that must happen

Justin Satzman

March 30, 2006

Last summer was dubbed the summer of remakes at the movies and maybe that is why revenues are down. I do not mind movies being remade, but I think the wrong movies are being done. "War of the Worlds" was not the best; the book and the original were much better. Plus they did not create a monster in Tom Cr...

CSUN students take nationwide health survey for incentive

Yohanna Figueroa

March 30, 2006

Several CSUN students were randomly selected to participate in a nationwide health assessment survey, but some said the questionnaire is slightly intrusive and personal. The survey called the National College Health Assessment Web survey (NCHA-Web), which was sponsored by the American College Health As...

Students in uproar over A.S. funding for black graduation

Michael Siciliano

March 30, 2006

Anger, heartbreak and dissatisfaction came to a head at the Associated Students meeting March 27 as several black students expressed indignation over the reduced amount of funding given to the Black Graduation Committee. Black students gave numerous emotionally charged speeches that lambasted A.S. mem...

He Said, She Said: Is Internet dating worth it?

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March 30, 2006

He Said By Jason Tanner Internet dating is great! I have met a lot of nice guys through Internet dating, including one of my longest relationships. However, you really need to show some caution and be a good judge of character when doing this. One of the benefits of Internet dating is the "getting to kno...

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