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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...

Parking fees to increase to fund new structure

Joseph Wilson

May 19, 2006

Originally Published May 9, 2006 President Jolene Koester approved May 4 a three-year increase in parking fees starting in the 2007-2008 fiscal year. The cost of a parking permit will increase $18 per semester each school year to pay for construction of a parking structure on the G3 parking lot. Fee...

Jewelry company sues Tseng, charging ‘fraud’

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May 19, 2006

A corporation has filed suit against Roland Tseng, donor of the Tseng family collection, alleging fraud for selling artifacts that were "not authentic and genuine," according to court documents obtained by the Daily Sundial. The document also names a company, which is owned by Frank Preusser, who CS...

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, ...

Matadors win two, but lose to UCSB in semifinals

Ivan Yeo

May 19, 2006

Originally Published March 14, 2006 The No. 7 Cal State Northridge women's basketball team delivered upsets to the No. 6 UC Irvine Anteaters 66-64 on March 8, then followed that effort with a 74-70 win over the third-seeded Cal State Fullerton Titans March 9 but lost to UC Santa Barbara in the semifinal...

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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Bush is abusing authority by spying on citizens

Mike Siciliano

May 19, 2006

Originally Published March 28, 2006 The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer," said former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in 1973. It seems President Bush, or "King George," as Time Magazine writer Andrew Sullivan appropriately described him, took a bit of a history...

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