The Sundial

Two media vendors provide services, TVs to CSUN

OnTay Johnson

May 18, 2006

The University Student Union Board of Directors approved a proposal by MTV Networks and The University Network to offer CSUN broadcasting services to various facilities around campus in Fall 2006. MTV Networks is extending its contract with the USU by offering to set up televisions and the necessary...

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...

14 hour days with no overtime pay

Carol Morales

May 18, 2006

For more than 10 years, Telma Gutierrez said she slept on the floor of a small closet along ironing boards, clothes and hangers while working as a live-in housekeeper. Gutierrez said she worked for more than 14-hours a day, taking care of children, cleaning a three-bedroom two-living-room house, raising a...

CSUN reaches .500 with wins over UCR, LMU

Victor Flores

May 18, 2006

The Cal State Northridge baseball team won one out of three games against the UC Riverside Highlanders at Sports Complex in Riverside May 12-14 and defeated the Loyola Marymount Lions in a single game match-up May 16 at Page Stadium. The Matadors now stand at .500 on the season with a 25-25 record an...

Even after incredible season, Jordan still towers over Bryant

OnTay Johnson

May 18, 2006

It's spring time and the NBA playoffs are in full bloom. People are rushing home every night to watch games that they've bet on, debated about and possibly even fought over. As some teams advance and others are eliminated, everyone comes up with their own philosophies and theories as to why some team...

Spots to hit in a summer vacation in Napa Valley

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May 18, 2006

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, the decision of where to take your much deserved summer vacation begins to loom. The answer ? Napa Valley! I am sure by now most of you have seen the movie "Sideways" and are familiar with the allure that comes with a trip to wine country, but wheth...

Marketing students suggest improvements to center

Jennifer Balao

May 18, 2006

CSUN's Family Focus Resource and Empowerment Center took suggestions from marketing majors on how to better manage the program May 16. Professor Deborah Cours, marketing professor, assigned her Marketing 640 class, a graduate class on marketing management, the project of coming up with proposals about imp...

Letter to the editor

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May 18, 2006

This is my first semester at CSUN and walking onto the campus for the first time, I realized how diverse this school really was. Walking from class to class I heard a variety of languages and also saw the acceptance of these varieties. I also enjoyed picking up the school paper before my first class of...

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...

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...

CSUN professor brings Katrina dialogue to stage

Cyro Duarte

May 17, 2006

CSUN students and a faculty member will conduct interviews of victims of natural disasters to present a play about their experiences in Fall 2006. The interviews are part of a grant project on "Natural Disasters" that will be made up of displaced and evacuated Hurricane Katrina, Rita, flooding, mudslide,...

New student convocation to begin in Fall 2007

Arthur Vong

May 17, 2006

As one of the thousands of freshmen who came to CSUN last fall, Nhan Mai, an aspiring broadcast journalist, reflected on her student orientation experience and thought that there must be a better way to get incoming students ready for college life. "The new students that are coming in should have been...

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