The Sundial

Some graduating seniors struggle with being uninsured

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May 26, 2006

Gina Banuelos, senior sociology major, suffers from bladder infection and does not have health insurance to help her relieve her ailments. "I couldn't afford it. (It) is too expensive," Banuelos said. "I'm just waiting until I get a job." Banuelos, like thousands of CSUN graduates, will not only be...

CSUN experience will only make you stronger

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May 26, 2006

Last week my hip, young mother told me, "You're all growns up. Now, what are you going to do?" At first this obscure reference to the movie "Swingers" made me chuckle. I thought "My mom is so original." Later, I went into my room and blankly stared at the wall. "Seriously, what will I do with my life n...

Sayonara to four years’ worth of joys and woes

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May 26, 2006

For so long I have scorned CSUN for a multitude of problems I have encountered here. Only recently have I come to a realization that half of these dilemmas are shared by many students. But not to stifle CSUN, among its disadvantages, this university has several advantages. After enrolling at CSUN a...

Authenticity of Tseng artifacts questioned

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May 26, 2006

Nearly three months after an exhibition of Chinese artifacts that were donated to CSUN, a retired curator of Far Eastern art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art wrote to university President Jolene Koester stating there were "serious questions of authenticity" concerning the objects. The curator, ...

University position on Tseng family collection

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May 26, 2006

(The following are excerpts from a statement provided by university officials.) Dr. Preusser has a demonstrated record of skill and independence. Before working for LACMA, Dr. Preusser had a 30-year-plus career in cultural heritage preservation, including the past 12 years conducting authentication a...

Graduation with no greencard, what happens next?

Carol Morales

May 26, 2006

Ana is a graduating student with no future. Ana, psychology major, isn't thinking about getting a job in her field of study. She isn't even thinking about life after college. "I don't really like to think about what I am going to do after graduation," she said. "I mean, what can I do?" Ana is an ...

Benefits of graduating with CSUN degree varies

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May 26, 2006

Many CSUN students struggle with whether graduating with a CSUN's bachelor's degree as opposed to a UC or private school matters when applying for jobs. Jagseer Sing Sagar, graduating international business major, chose CSUN because it was close to where he lives and the business department's reputatio...

Seven experts say objects not genuine antiquities

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May 26, 2006

The Daily Sundial contacted scholars of ancient Chinese antiquities from around the world, seven of whom are presented below. All experts contacted by the Sundial expressed serious doubts about the authenticity of the objects in CSUN's collection of Chinese artifacts. The centerpiece of the collectio...

Profesora plantando semillas de cambio

Ashlea Tate

May 26, 2006

Al entrar en la oficina de Mar?a Elena Zavala, fui saludada con la vista de libros cient?ficos llenando estanter?as y un escritorio con grandes pilas de documentos, papeles y otras cosas que requer?an atenci?n inmediata. La profesora de biolog?a, quien ha ense?ado en CSUN por casi 20 a?os, estaba oc...

Half of graduates may not attend commencement

OnTay Johnson

May 26, 2006

Based on 2005 CSUN statistics, the number of students who are able to graduate but do not attend the commencement ceremony could be around 50 percent for the 2006 commencement ceremonies. Christopher Aston, activities coordinator for Student Development and International Programs, said that generally...

Latinas en la lucha por derechos iguales

Esmeralda Robles

May 26, 2006

El mural que se encuentra en la planta baja del Departamento de Estudios Chicanos de CSUN, ilustra la historia chicana. El mural retrata a trabajadores del campo, l?deres pol?ticos, estudiantes, y ma- estros.. Este mural tambi?n muestra una imagen de una mujer chicana cargando una pancarta que demanda el d...

CSUN students, faculty participate in May Day

OnTay Johnson

May 19, 2006

Originally Published May 2, 2006 Various CSUN organizations and faculty participated in an immigration march in downtown Los Angeles May 1 in what was known as May Day, or "A day without immigrants," to protest recently proposed tougher immigration legislation. CSUN's Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o d...

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