The Sundial

Democrats’ alliance with GOP on flag burning could be a threat

Katherine Lacabe

June 30, 2006

The United States Senate voted on a resolution June 27 that could have changed our Constitution forever. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced S.J.RES.12 April 14. Had this resolution received a two-thirds vote, it would have amended the Constitution to allow Congress to "prohibit the physical desecrati...

No major surprises in 2006 World Cup

Matt Crosson

June 30, 2006

The 2006 World Cup in Germany has had its share of exciting moments and intrigue, but so far the outcome has been painfully predictable. The U.S., yet again, could not play its way out of the opening round. Brazil and Germany have been dominant and six of the eight teams in the quarterfinals are from ...

Night at the Bowl with Santana, Blue Man Group

Brittany Douziech

June 30, 2006

Rock icon Carlos Santana and the eccentric musical trio, Blue Man Group headlined a sold out opening show at the Hollywood Bowl June 24, kicking off its summer concert series. Other performances included actor John C. Reilly who sang a song from the newly released "Unexpected Dreams" CD. The album is ...

U.S Senate rejects amendment to prohibit flag burning

Darleen Principe

June 30, 2006

A proposed constitutional amendment prohibiting the desecration of the American flag did not pass in the U.S. Senate June 27 by a vote of 66-34, one vote short of the two-thirds majority needed to submit the bill to the states for ratification, according to the Library of Congress. If ratified, S.J. Res....

An immigrant’s future comes at price of hard labor

Andres Cruzalegui

June 30, 2006

John is dreaming of a better life. Like many undocumented immigrants in the United States, John, whose name is being withheld by the Sundial, has risked his life crossing treacherous terrains and dodging border patrol officers all in search of the opportunities and privileges that many U.S. citizens ha...

Fireworks remind veterans of battle

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June 30, 2006

Since the very first American Independence Day celebration in the year 1777, fireworks have been an integral part of commemorating our freedom. Every fourth of July, citizens throughout the country unite at their local high schools, parks, malls and neighborhoods just to watch the public displays. ...

Fourth of July fireworks listings in Los Angeles County

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June 30, 2006

1. Fourth of July fireworks at the Shepherd of the Hills Church in Porter Ranch - Doors open at 4 p.m. Fireworks will begin at about 9:15 p.m. Admission is free. 2. "Americafest" at the Rose Bowl - The 80th annual show will host a morning barbeque and various musical acts followed by a fireworks show that...

Local fireworks company launches its show across globe

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June 30, 2006

Business is literally booming for Pyro Spectaculars, one of the largest fireworks companies in the United States. Located in Rialto, Calif., the fireworks company has been busy for months preparing for fourth of July shows across the country, notably New York's famous Macy's fourth of July Spectacul...

Several CSUN students not aware of privacy rights

TASHIANA JEFFERSON

June 30, 2006

With personal information now accessible and readily available due to the technological advances via the Internet, many students do not know their educational privacy rights. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 grants students rights concerning their educational records. Students ...

San Fernando Valley needs Villaraigosa’s attention

Katherine Lacabe

June 23, 2006

In his State of the City speech in April, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa mentioned the San Fernando Valley a total of three times. The Valley deserves more than just a few casual mentions from our mayor. Villaraigosa won the run off mayoral election in May 2005 by a substantial margin with the ...

Hip-hop artist Common to headline Big Show 6

Tynesha Daniels

June 23, 2006

The Associated Students Student Production and Campus Entertainment was allocated $43,000 June 20 for the Big Show 6 concert during the first A.S. meeting of the semester. Jon Roven, concert director, said hip-hop recording artist Common would headline Big Show 6, adding that this year's event would be ...

Escape the summer heat, enjoy the mountain snow

Tawnya Schultz

June 23, 2006

To escape the Valley's humid summer heat, retreat to the mountains and enjoy the last few days of winter snow. That's right, snow. Although some snowboard enthusiasts packed their gear away months ago when temperatures began to rise, they should definitely consider hitting the slopes one more time. The...

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