The Sundial

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 ...

Poetry corner: Reflections on love, appearance

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May 15, 2006

March Blooms in April By Maliha Jafri Feeling nothing Emptiness inside Completely numb The day sings a song of melancholy And the night is much quieter Keep throwing rocks at a glass window And expect it to crack And eventually break One day One day it will Feeling nothing There's no going back from here Every...

‘United 93’ depicts real-life heroes and tragedy

Justin Satzman

May 15, 2006

I don't know why I needed to see this movie so badly, but I am glad that I did. The movie I am referring to is "United 93." It was almost an obsession; I really felt I had to see it. I am known for being a history fan, but I think it was more than that. I strongly recommend that people see this movie. F...

After 36 years at CSUN, music professor Elmer Heerema retires

Jen Balao

May 15, 2006

Dr. Elmer Heerema, CSUN professor and director of the University Chorus, actually retired about five years ago. He decided to stay on as a part-time faculty member at CSUN through the Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP), and his students are happy that he did so. "It was the greatest experienc...

Shiny Toy Guns headline Galaxy Theatre

Ryan Kolacek

May 15, 2006

Galaxy Theatre, just a short trip down the boulevard from Disneyland, hosted a rock show worthy of picking up where good 80s rock left off. The bands performing included Shiny Toy Guns, Kill Hannah, Clear Static, Cavil at Rest, Repeat Repeat and DJ S'HIM. Galaxy Theatre provides comfortable seating f...

Sounds of rhythm and steel permeate the CSUN PAC

Talin Maghakian

May 15, 2006

Students of the Music Department as well as a few members of the community formed a steel drum band and performed what they had been practicing since the beginning of the semester. The show that took the audience straight to a Polynesian island took place on May 11 at the Performing Arts Center in th...

Women’s golf hits a hole-in-one with Jenny Yoo

Nicole Garcia

May 15, 2006

Born in Seoul, South Korea on March 25, 1986, sophomore Jenny Yoo has come a long way and has been through a lot. On April 18, Yoo and her roommate were driving home after getting a heating pad about 200 feet from their home in a quiet residential neighborhood. After stopping at a stop sign, a red two...

A.S. voting precedent for student ceremonies passed

Mike Siciliano

May 15, 2006

The Associated Students passed a resolution May 9 that changes the precedent for funding student commencements. Under the new language, the A.S. Senate could increase or decrease the amount of funds given to student graduation committees by a three-fourths vote, said Safa Sajadi, A.S. vice president...

$1 million for faculty recruitment reallocated

Sandy Archila

May 15, 2006

A $1 million budget that was originally allocated for faculty recruitment this year by CSUN President Jolene Koester was instead used for upgrading a series of computer labs on campus throughout the year, according to administration officials. "The reason for that is most of the ($1 million) would oth...

$8.9 million cut in PAC budget advised

Mike Siciliano

May 15, 2006

A state governmental body has recommended to the California State Legislature that $8.9 million in state funding be reduced from the budget for the performing arts center planned to be built at CSUN. The Imagine the Arts Center, formerly known as the Valley Performing Arts Center, is a 1,700-seat facility ...

Immigration talks persist

Sandy Archila

May 15, 2006

Several weeks have passed since many Americans have seen throngs of people participating in marches and boycotts against immigration reforms currently being debated in Congress. Although streets are no longer lined with people, efforts by CSUN students and professors to change immigration laws in t...

Student wins Pub-hosted Poker Championship

Arthur Vong

May 15, 2006

Jerrel Mathern could see and touch the trophy a few feet away from him. He also could hear victory calling, even though he is deaf. Mathern, senior recreational management major, sat unfazed as the trash-talking going on around his poker tables chipped away at the remaining survivors at the Spring 20...

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