The Sundial

Elections for A.S. seats to be held in mid-semester

Sam Womack

January 31, 2007

Starting in mid-March, students with a C average, their general education finished and one completed semester at CSUN can begin to run for paid and perk-filled A.S. positions. Whoever decides to run and wins the upcoming elections for A.S. president and vice president positions will receive a monthly...

Hispanic Access Initiative draws controversy at CSUN

Ana Cubias

January 31, 2007

The Hispanic Access Initiative, a recruiting program at CSUN aimed at increasing the number of U.S. military officers of Hispanic decent, remains open for discussion among students and faculty. The U.S. Army wants to have all ethnic groups represented equally in the military, which is the primary r...

Their great odyssey

Liana Aghajanian

January 31, 2007

God Grew Tired of Us" is a heartbreaking and heartwarming documentary that chronicles the story of three Sudanese refugees who have been displaced from their country due to a bloody civil war and resettled in the United States of America. After escaping Sudanese death squads, boys and young men walke...

Bergamot Station exhibits Tijuana art

Alondra Hernandez

January 31, 2007

Californian college students perhaps best know Tijuana for its nightlife, as a place where people head for a day and enjoy the club scene on the other side of the border. Visitors are familiar with Avenida Revoluci?n, the cheap beer or the characteristic stripe-painted donkeys standing at every street co...

Daily Sundial’s new serialized story: ‘Waiting’

PAUL CASTILLO

January 31, 2007

This is the beginning of the Sundial's new feature: a serialized story. You can read the next portion in the Sundial on Feb. 8. A man walks into the waiting room of a dentist's office. The bell on the door rings out as it closes behind him. He walks over to the receptionist counter and waits for help f...

CSUN perks for assuming A.S. presidency

PAUL CASTILLO

January 31, 2007

With Associated Students elections coming up soon, possibly as early as the end of March, some students are probably thinking about filing the paperwork to run for office. There are many offices to run for, from senator to director of finance, but the office I would recommend running for most is that of...

Movie theaters bring sold-out matinee nights at the opera

Jocelyn Swartz

January 31, 2007

The box office at the AMC Theater in Woodland Hills was flourishing with people of all ages looking to purchase tickets for a night at the opera. A man stood in front of the box office quietly holding a sign that simply read: "I need one ticket to the Magic Flute." The Metropolitan Opera in New York ...

Pedestrians and cars must watch for each other

Katrina Mossberger

January 31, 2007

Project P.E.D, a pedestrian safety campaign under way since last semester, is still trying to make it safer for pedestrians after cars have hit several people. For the most part, the increased vigilance for the traffic violations is legit. Catching "rolling stops" and speeding will keep us safe, and...

Matadors find their winning ways

Ivan Yeo

January 31, 2007

The CSUN Matador men's volleyball team's 2007 season is underway, and so far, the Matadors have gotten mixed results. CSUN stands at 4-5, 3-3 in Mountain-Pacific Sports Federation play after a three-game sweep of Long Beach State at the Walter Pyramid on Jan. 24, and another sweep against the UC San Di...

Finance committee gives support to women’s rights events

Kristen Whitehurst

January 31, 2007

The Associated Students Finance Committee voted Monday in favor of providing additional funds to the student organization Violent Acts Grounded for its projects conducted on campus. The committee voted 4 to 1 to recommend an additional $1,500 to VAG for its Take Back the Night project, as well as financ...

State of the Iraq War

Zabie Mansoory

January 31, 2007

Last week, President George W. Bush's seventh State of the Union address was just another national disaster. Although he asked for bipartisanship, he also told Democrats, " just follow me." I thought the problem was very obvious. Mr. Bush has shown no interest in bipartisanship, and his domestic agenda wa...

Living Wage Ordinance faced tough fight

Jessyca Dewey

January 31, 2007

By mid-December 2006, the upcoming year was looking up for the hotel workers in the Los Angeles International Airport area. On Nov. 27, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed the Century Corridor living-wage ordinance into law, mandating that the hotels located near the airport provide their employees with a li...

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