The Sundial

What brings us closer also keeps us apart

Yohanna Figueroa

April 27, 2006

F or junior communications major Priscilla Barcelo, MySpace is a source of constant entertainment. "I probably go on it a couple times a day, she said. Pathetic I know, but if the computer is there, I will use it for MySpace." Barcelo said she spends hours in the music section. She uses the online co...

CSUN childcare worker cleared of all charges

Victor Flores

April 27, 2006

The Los Angeles City Attorney's office decided no charges should be filed against a CSUN employee of the university's Child and Family Studies Center Infant/Toddler School who was arrested in connection with misdemeanor battery. In a hearing conducted April 10, the City Attorney's office ruled that ther...

How to deal effectively with people you despise

Taline Helwajian

April 27, 2006

One of the most difficult social situations in life can be telling a person that you dislike them. In fact, it can be so difficult that most of us probably never tell people how we really feel. For whatever reason, we just don't click with everyone. Perhaps it's our own biases. But maybe it's the ot...

Money given to grad ceremonies

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April 27, 2006

Two organizations were given their requested funds for graduation ceremonies at the Associated Students Senate meeting in the University Student Union's Grand Salon April 25. The meeting, however, faced no major concerns, except for the senators having to make their budget decisions carefully, as the un...

Blame for celebrity fixation placed on consumers

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April 27, 2006

Let's play a game of current events, shall we? What is currently happening in Nepal? What will be protested in Los Angeles on May 1? What recent shakeups did the George W. Bush administration go through? Chances are only a handful of readers knew those without resorting to a quick trip to cnn.com. Here...

Online communication becomes more of a problem than expected

Maliha Jafri

April 27, 2006

With a new crop of 2006 graduating seniors about to make their way into the "real world," it becomes more and more important that students are aware of their personal web pages and information that is publicly available to potential employers. This is a generation that grew up on the Internet and al...

Ana at the top of her tennis game

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April 27, 2006

For Cal State Northridge tennis star Ana Matijasevic, her character has been tested time and again, shaping her into a mentally and physically tough leader, both on and off the court. Now in her third year as a Matador, Matijasevic has established herself as a key component to the team. This 2006...

Associated Students, University Student Union run-off online election results

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April 27, 2006

Adam Salgado and Sarah Jackson, of the "111 (One Vision, One Goal, One United Campus) You Decide slate, won A.S. president and vice president respectively in the online run-off election with 724 votes April 26. Zachary Mendelsohn and Sophia Recalde, of the V.O.I.C.E. (Vote On Interactive Community Ex...

Little theater, big production in ‘Alice Devised’

Kristen Egermeier

April 26, 2006

CSUN's latest production, "Alice Devised" is a success. This haunting tale depicts the life and struggles of how three young Alices search for their voices in a stifling world. Each Alice represents her world in her respective way, but each Alice is also identifiable to an everyday person's struggle to...

New technology means students connect in isolation

Mark Stevens

April 26, 2006

Over the past several months there has been lots of discussion on my professional college student mental health listserves about the role of interactive technology on the well being of college students. Being connected to your iPod, cell phone, MySpace and Facebook are expected behaviors and appear to...

Track and field on its way up while competing down south

Justin Satzman

April 26, 2006

Several members of the Cal State Northridge track and field team improved their marks while others posted Big West qualifying times at the University of California San Diego Triton Invitational April 21- 22. On the women's side on the track, Deanna Goodwin posted the best time in the 100 meters (11.73) a...

Water Polo sinks in last regular season match

Charles Keeranan

April 26, 2006

The 19th-ranked Cal State Northridge water polo team ended regular season play with a 12-8 loss to the UC Irvine Anteaters in Irvine, April 22. With the loss, the Matadors drop to 12-19 overall, with a 1-11 mark in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation play. "I thought we played really well," said head...

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