The Sundial

Kweli bangs on ‘Eardrum’ in sixth CD

Iman Jafarynejad

August 30, 2007

Like an early autumn thunderstorm, Talib Kweli's latest effort "Eardrum" rips through the summer-long drought of decent hip-hop, elevating the BKMC to a new stratosphere of creative musical expression. Coming fully equipped with a rhyme book filled with new material, his sixth solo album radiates in...

Adapting to a new life

Dennis Mahan

August 30, 2007

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Schools may still get more nurses

J. Alfredo Santana

August 30, 2007

The current California budget crunch failed to save a lesser known assembly bill introduced by Democratic Assemblyman Joe Coto from San Jose, which would have allowed the hiring of full-time credentialed nurses to work in many elementary schools. AB 760 aimed to launch a statewide program to ensure...

Hockey anyone?

Daniel Williams

August 30, 2007

CSUN has a hockey team? asked recent graduate Aaron Davitian. And he was probably wasn't the only person who was shocked to hear that information. But despite being unknown by some of the student body, the team is strong. The Matadors finished the '06-'07 season with a 13-7 record and placed fifth...

Music brings hope and joy to the orphans of South Africa

Talynn Soghomonians

August 30, 2007

They're hungry. They live in poor housing conditions. They're homesick. But the courageous orphans of Agape in South Africa are on a mission to improve and expand their overpopulated orphanage. And their beautiful voices and animated personalities will lead the way. In the inspirational documenta...

Celebrities get off easy when they break the law

Alyssa Lofgren

August 30, 2007

Anybody should be able to recall a certain flurry in the news about two months ago. It was a global spectacle, a huge multimedia blitz. A single image of Paris Hilton crying in a car was all it took for the world to stop, drop and obsess. It took over the nation, crept into news wires across the world an...

Health center offers students resources

Talynn Soghomonians

August 30, 2007

The student health center information lounge, which is located on the second floor of the Sol Center, opened its doors last year and will continue to provide CSUN students with health-related materials this semester. The lounge carries books, pamphlets and videos regarding fitness, nutrition, drug and ...

Overreacting to Vick

William Kammer

August 30, 2007

I'm very confused as to why we care so much about what is going on with Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick. I can see the interest people have, because of his celebrity status, but why are so many people trying to destroy his life? I know what he did, and I have no way to justify his actions. But the a...

Queer studies minor may be offered next fall

Tiffany Kelly

August 30, 2007

Queer studies may be offered as a minor during the fall 2008 semester after being approved last spring by the College of Humanities. It's currently awaiting acceptance by the Educational Policy Committee. "We're not anticipating problems," said Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Sex a...

Racy art exhibit portrays Golden Girls in a new light

Hilda Yeghishian

August 30, 2007

In 1985, four elderly women gave a new meaning to being older than 60 and single. They were known as the "Golden Girls" and without a doubt they never failed to meet audience expectations. With their great comedic timing and overactive sex drives, the characters known as Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and So...

‘Superbad’ delivers gut-busting laughter and raunchiness

Alyssa Lofgren

August 30, 2007

Fans of Judd Apatow's "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" will delight at "Superbad," a raunchy comedy movie that may not make audiences jerk a tear, but may just have them bust a gut. The two-hour movie features three graduating high school seniors' quest to lose their virginity and party as they prepare to go to ...

Meteor shower could reveal primordial elements

Meredith Sweet

August 30, 2007

This Labor Day weekend might feature the most spectacular night show ever - or it might not. Earth will pass through a trail of particles left behind by the Comet Kiess on Sept. 1, a potential follow-up to the total lunar eclipse that occurred on Tuesday morning. The last time it came near Earth was...

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