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Tseng story photo essay

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May 19, 2006

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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...

View of life that lacks cell phone communication

Mike Siciliano

May 19, 2006

Originally Published April 5, 2006 I have always viewed myself as a strange person, but there is one characteristic that causes me to view myself as an anomaly in today's world: I have never owned a cell phone. That's right; I have functioned for 22 years without one. I take delight in being anonymously as...

60 characters, 10 actors; CSUN show a success

Taline Helwajian

May 19, 2006

Originally Published March 1, 2006 The CSUN Theater Department's presentation of the adaptation of the New York Times best-selling book "Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara Ehrenreich proved to be a pleasant surprise indeed. Ehrenreich wrote her book based on her real-life undercover work as a woman trying ...

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...

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 ...

University position on Tseng family collection

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May 19, 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 analysis ...

Best Captured Moments

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May 19, 2006

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The Clippers belong in Hollywood’s bright lights

Talin Maghakian

May 18, 2006

Replete with panoramic ocean-side views, year-round temperate weather, and inspirational rags-to-riches stories, L.A.'s victorious personality is a credit to its well-spring of sports teams. From John Wooden's UCLA Bruins dominating the college basketball world to Magic Johnson's fast-breaking "showtime...

A ‘Garden of Eden’ in the City of Angels

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May 18, 2006

Surrounded by warehouses, Metro rail tracks and the traffic of South Central Los Angeles, 14 acres of land remain fenced off from the sprawling urban chaos. Here, Remedios Zapata and Alfredo Vaquero work together to harvest broccoli, squash, onions, potatoes, cabbage and more in their plots at the So...

CSUN experience overall good, but could improve

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May 18, 2006

I swear, I never thought the time would come, but I am finally graduating from CSUN. Yes, my days as a student have finally come to an end. It seems so strange that I will suddenly no longer have to write papers and do research. Not that I'm complaining. Overall, I am glad that I came here. I had don...

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