The Sundial

Greek societies need to look beyond surface

Marla Schevker

March 28, 2007

Stereotypical sororities and fraternities are perfect and accept nothing less. They have perfect-looking members who have perfect bodies and though they might not have perfect grades, it's okay because school isn't important. That's not true at all. While I may not be brave enough to break away from ...

A.S. reserve accounts nearly drained by students, clubs

Katie Sheehy

March 28, 2007

Funding for clubs and organizations was yet again the primary issue for many members of the Associated Students Senate during Tuesdays meeting. With all financial actions having been approved for the week, there is currently $5,869 available in unallocated reserves and $3,902 in academically related r...

Bill Handel discusses immigration in Speak Your Mind lecture

Kristen Whitehurst

March 28, 2007

Radio personality Bill Handel discussed arguments in favor of allowing illegal immigration, while countering that some are invalid at Tuesday's "Speak Your Mind" lecture held at the USU's Plaza del Sol Performance Hall. Among the arguments that the 640 AM KFI morning show host discussed were that ille...

Institute for globalization, gender and democracy

Danielle R. Swopes

March 28, 2007

Hold conferences. Conduct research. Create new courses and curriculums. Identify problems, and come up with ways to solve them. Inspire. These are the goals of the Institute for Globalization, Gender and Democracy at California State University, Northridge. The institute does not have its own o...

Letters to the Editor

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March 28, 2007

In response to "Protesters rally against Iraq war," originally published March 26. I am responding to this paper's continued bias reporting and lack of concern about the change of terrorists' tactics in Iraq. One such disturbing tactic I am talking about is the use of upgrading chlorine to a chemical/...

CSUN community considers benefits, consequences of rec center

Hilda Yeghishian

March 28, 2007

University Student Union fees will be rising once again in the fall if the Student Recreation Center referendum passes at the polls on April 17-18. The newly proposed Student REC Center would cost approximately $70 million and encompass 125,000 square feet. It would include gymnasium courts, a rock cl...

Matadors tough it out against Pacific

Debby von Winckelmann

March 28, 2007

It didn't look good for the CSUN women's tennis team when Junior Ana Matijasevic fell to the court in pain during her singles match at the Northridge Tennis Complex on Sunday. The Matadors needed Matijasevic to win her match against University of the Pacific's Carla Tamborini in order to get the overa...

CSUN’s Apollo Night entertains students, draws performers

Natalie A. Cole

March 27, 2007

The doors to the Northridge Center were opened at 7 p.m. on Thursday. A crowd of students stood in line with their tickets for a night of entertainment and good laughs. The stage was cleared and four microphones stood at ground level directly in front of the stage, which was decorated with 93.5 KDAY ba...

Report leads to new CFA-CSU negotiations

Sam Womack

March 27, 2007

On Sunday, the CSU committee on bargaining convened a special meeting to discuss the recently released fact finder's report and later made an agreement with California Faculty Association President John Travis and the CFA bargaining team to re-enter contract negotiations using the report as a "framework." Th...

Mel Gibson lashes out during ‘Apocalypto’ screening

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March 27, 2007

Mel Gibson was at the center of an uproar Thursday night at the Armer Theater in Manzanita Hall at CSUN when a Central American Studies professor spoke out against the way Mayans are depicted in Gibson's film "Apocalypto." Central American Studies Professor Dr. Alicia Estrada asked Gibson if he und...

Groups have to reserve right to deny membership

Jocelyn Swartz

March 27, 2007

When a student calls home to discuss college with their parents or a childhood friend, each one is bound to mention a group that they are, or perhaps are not, a part of. They may deeply wish to be a part of this group but were never admitted, or in some cases did gain access and were later asked to le...

A.S. committee mulls changes in 2007-08 budget language

Hilda Yeghishian

March 27, 2007

The Associated Students Finance Committee members discussed next year's annual budget language and made recommendations totaling $5,540 at Monday's finance meeting. Director of Finance Adam Haverstock discussed possible changes to next year's budget language. One possible revision includes allowing ...

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