The Sundial

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...

Building a Frank Gehry biography

Yohana Figueroa

May 16, 2006

One man revolutionized architecture. The new documentary "Sketches of Frank Gehry" shows a casual look of this revolution. The documentary is a personal look at the private life and works of famous architect, Frank Gehry. Educated in the "old school" of architecture where art and architecture were two ...

Candidates for Residence Halls Association board debate

Oscar Areliz

May 16, 2006

Residence Halls Association candidates for the 2006-2007 executive board debated May 11 over strategies to provide help to students in the residence halls and in the university. The candidates also discussed plans to increase the visibility of RHA events at CSUN. "I want to get RHA more well known," sai...

Bush’s plans to stem illegal immigration lacking

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May 16, 2006

On Monday night, President George W. Bush gave a speech detailing his stance on illegal immigrants. I have to admit that I was stunned to see a lengthy, detailed speech from this president that recognized gray areas and complexity; one that addressed a pressing, domestic issue without one mention of...

Letter to the editor

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May 16, 2006

I just got through reading your article, and it really stood out to me. I saw "Unied 93) a couple of weeks ago or so and I was going through the same emotions as you. I felt the same way, and thought some of the same things as well. Then a couple of days after I saw "United 93," I saw a movie that te...

Ideas for embracing CSUN while you still can

Sam Richard

May 16, 2006

I can clearly remember my first day at CSUN. Stuck in some of the worst North 405 morning traffic I had ever seen, I arrived at my first class about 20 minutes late in Fall 2002. Way to go, Sam. Way to go. I remember how lost I felt in what I thought at the time was such a monstrously large campus. I...

CSUN administration closes Infant Lab school

Oscar Areliz

May 16, 2006

The CSUN infant lab school is permanently closing May 26, according to Jerry Harrel-Smith, program director. The infant toddler program at the Child and Family Studies Center will be permanently closed due to the center being understaffed for the services it provides. The decision was made a month ago...

CSUN drug-related arrests up; police blame outsiders

OnTay Johnson

May 16, 2006

Drug-related arrests were on the rise last year, according to CSUN police and crime reports. There were 72 drug-related arrests near and on campus in 2005. In 2004, 37 arrests were on campus, and 24 arrests occurred in the residential areas surrounding CSUN. CSUN police Lt. Scott Vanscoy said the increas...

College of education to open demonstration site for future

Sandy Archila

May 16, 2006

The Michael D. Eisner College of Education will open a temporary site for a new Learning Achievement Center while it seeks funds for a permanent building. The temporary site will house and develop a new interdisciplinary approach to train teachers on the different ways they can support K-12 students ...

CSUN Aikido Club teaches a new type of self-defense

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May 16, 2006

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Reviving a modern spirit of the 1960s with song, and nudity

Jen Balao

May 16, 2006

CSUN's production of the musical "Hair," which closed last weekend, was an extremely energetic show powered by the great and courageous talents of its cast. The story was blatant, compelling and hilarious. The hour and 45 minute performance was never at any point predictable but at every opportunity shocking ...

Trying to make it in entertainment life

Talin Maghakian

May 16, 2006

The struggles of up and coming musicians are many. Mariette Soudjian has proved that with perseverance and a little help from friends, great things can happen. Mariette Soudjian graduated from CSUN last year with a degree in Communication Studies. Now you can find her doing what she really loves; pe...

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