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Fact finder’s report leads to fresh CFA-CSU negotiations

Sam Womack

May 23, 2007

Originally Published 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 negotia...

Will Beckham save Major League Soccer?

Oscar Areliz

May 23, 2007

Originally Published May 27, 2007 David Beckham is just months away from playing on the pitch of the Home Depot Center alongside Landon Donovan and Cobi Jones. Who would have ever thought that? Beckham wearing a Los Angeles Galaxy jersey is still difficult to believe, a thing that only the most hardcor...

Presidential candidates sell their platforms at debate

Katie Sheehy

May 23, 2007

Originally Published March 27, 2007 The Associated Students Presidential and Vice Presidential debate took place Monday night at the Satellite Student Union's Shoshone Room, where the candidates present vied for the last word in an evening that was full of information, promises and veiled hostility. Presi...

Broken door in Sierra Hall symbolic of University

Timothy Lovestedt

May 23, 2007

Originally Published May 2, 2007 Upon returning from Spring Break, I noticed something remarkable at the first floor Northeast entrance to Sierra Hall. The sign reading "Broken Door - Please Use Other Door" was GONE. Someone had conjured up the resources and wherewithal to repair the door. I purposef...

The perks of being an A.S. president

PAUL CASTILLO

May 23, 2007

Originally Published February 1, 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 wou...

Mel Gibson lashes out during ‘Apocalypto’ screening

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May 23, 2007

Originally Published March 26, 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. A...

Mental illness played large part in Virginia Tech killings

Jeremy Foster

May 23, 2007

Originally Published April 25, 2007 In the wake of any tragedy, it is understandable for society to attempt to understand what caused it and what could have been done to prevent it. The problem is when pockets of society inject the public with ready-made answers before enough facts behind the tragedy have...

California State student association pledges support of CFA

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May 23, 2007

Originally Published March 13, 2007 Student representatives of the California State University system agreed on Sunday in a close vote to show their support of the California Faculty Association, which is currently holding strike votes on all 23 campuses. The decision was a result of three days of meetin...

Staff Editorial

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May 23, 2007

Originally Published March 22, 2007 Dear CSUN administration, As a forward thinking college that is about to turn the page and enter a new paradigm as an educational institution, perhaps the administration can help explain the reasoning behind the recently added Washington Mutual Gallery. Does a series...

MTA plans could strand CSUN students, residents

Jeremy Foster

May 23, 2007

Originally Published February 19, 2007 CSUN students dependent on public transportation may soon have to make alternate traveling arrangements. Two buses going to and from CSUN may be affected by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's recent proposal to eliminate 13 bus lines and reduce the service ...

County clerk recorder improves same-sex couples’ day

Sam Womack

May 23, 2007

Originally Published February 14, 2007 On a day known for its connotations with romance and marriage, Valentine's Day, one county clerk recorder has taken it upon herself to fight what she considers discrimination and gender inequality. Every Valentine's Day, there is an equality demonstration, the "Fre...

Music holds the key to locksmith’s heart

Bejan Siavoshy

May 23, 2007

Originally Published March 1, 2007 Lance Rickman is a name you might not be too familiar with. As a matter of fact, there are a lot of staff and faculty members on campus any one of us would not know just by hearing his or her name. The background of these people would be even more foreign to students. Bu...

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