The Sundial

Seven experts say objects not genuine antiquities

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May 19, 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...

Two little pink lines, one girl’s painful decision

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May 19, 2006

Her hands were surprisingly steady for the news they held. She wondered how two little pink lines could change so much. She was months away from her high school graduation when she discovered she was pregnant. As she stared at the pregnancy test, she wondered why she wasn't crying. Her boyfriend tr...

Women take first, men fourth in outdoor championship

Nicole Garcia

May 19, 2006

The Cal State Northridge women's track team won its third Big West Outdoor Title in the last five years while the men finished fourth, ending their run of two-straight outdoor titles May 12-13 at the Matador Track Complex. In the women's hammer, the Matadors won first, second and third. First place wen...

Why Bonds passing ‘the Babe’ is not the story that it should be

Justin Satzman

May 19, 2006

In what should be one of the biggest stories in sports history is suddenly becoming a nuisance. Barry Bonds will become the player with the second most home runs in history. He will pass Babe Ruth sometime this season. But the fact that no one is excited about it is the bigger story. There are many ...

Authenticity of Tseng artifacts questioned

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May 19, 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, ...

African-Americans make up about 5 percent of faculty

OnTay Johnson

May 19, 2006

Originally Published February 16, 2006 Only about 5 percent of CSUN's full-time faculty is African-American, according to a Fall 2005 Institutional Research profile. According to the most recent 2005 profile, CSUN has 42 African-Americans in its full-time faculty, according to the IR profile. The rep...

Conversation tips on not being an asinine moron

Hadley Hudson

May 19, 2006

Originally Published April 20, 2006 1. What I should have said. 2. What I said. 1. "I'm sure your lost puppy will show up soon." 2. "Maybe he's dead." 1. "I should probably wear a condom." 2. "Hey, if you're fine with it." 1. "This cliff is really high and I can't swim well. I shouldn't jump." 2. "I'l...

Figure models take it all off, for art’s sake

Taline Helwajian

May 19, 2006

Originally Published February 13, 2006 Blank canvases fill the intimate space of an art studio, which is focused on a wooden stage in the front of the room. Students are propped up in their seats waiting to begin class. Charles Coffman listens for direction from the professor to begin posing for the s...

Singers set to perform Carnegie Hall

Jen Balao

May 19, 2006

Originally Published March 15, 2006 The large recital hall that the Northridge Singers congregate in is more like a small auditorium. Before their practice begins, the sound that fills the room is the normal pre-class chatter of students discussing how their weekends went and how their week is going. ...

Best Captured Moments

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May 19, 2006

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Student portion of athletic budget could be increased

Justin Satzman

May 19, 2006

Originally Published March 6, 2006 The Blue Ribbon Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics announced its recommendation to increase students' share of the CSUN athletic budget March 2. CSUN's share of the athletic budget would drop from 60 percent to 33.3 percent of the budget, with the student's shar...

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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