The Sundial

Matadors to play Waves and Toreros

Brandon Der Avanessian

September 27, 2007

The Cal State Northridge women's soccer team will try to get its record back to .500 this weekend in their last two non-conference games of the season. The Matadors will face No. 22 University of San Diego (5-1-2) on Friday and Pepperdine University (1-4-2) on Sunday, playing both games on the road ag...

The Beatles re-emerge in a modern classic musical

Tiffany Kelly

September 27, 2007

Is there anybody going to listen to my story?" These are the first words sung by Jude (Jim Sturgess)-picture a young, modern day Paul McCartney-during the opening song "Girl," in Julie Taymor's visually stimulating musical, "Across the Universe." The answer to his question is yes. The 2 hour and 1...

Griffith Park trails remain closed 4 months after fire

Nicole Sharp

September 27, 2007

It has been more than four months since Los Angeles' beloved Griffith Park was scorched in a fire that burned more than 800 acres and destroyed about 25 percent of the park's natural habitat. The fire closed many of the public hiking trails and picnic areas. The aftermath of the park's fire is eviden...

Governor urged to stop pay hikes

Chrystal King

September 27, 2007

The California Faculty Association is urging Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign two bills, AB 1413 and SB 190, which would regulate further pay increases for CSU executives. California State University trustees recently approved executive pay increases ranging from 9 percent to 18 percent. The CFA, ...

‘As it is in Heaven,’ the Shakers’ fight to create heaven on earth

Hilda Yeghishian

September 27, 2007

CSUN theatre students came together under the direction of professor Anamarie Dwyer to perform comedic yet inspirational historical play "As it is in Heaven." "As it is in Heaven," a new play by Arlene Hutton, is a portrayal of a Shaker community found in the middle of Kentucky in the 1830s. The Shake...

‘Hair’ continues to grow despite historical conflicts

Hilda Yeghishian

September 27, 2007

I am a human being, number 1005963297. Just another number." Although the long running tribal love-rock musical "Hair" is filled with inspirational songs and characters all promoting love, equality and free-will, this one line, which is repeated only twice by main character Claude (James Barry), remains a...

Matadors finally home

Debby von Winckelmann

September 27, 2007

The CSUN women's volleyball team finally ends their season-long 14-match road trip to play at home for the first time this season, on Friday against UC Irvine and on Saturday against UC Riverside. The Matadors opened their Big West Conference schedule last weekend with a win against UC Santa Barbara a...

An alternative to Windows and Mac

Denys Nazarov

September 27, 2007

Our computers have become an everyday appliance. We use them just as we'd use a toaster or a coffeemaker, but we don't question who's tracking our e-mails, our Internet navigation, or why we have to pay $399 for Adobe PhotoShop or Microsoft Office. This ignorance is what deprives us of choice and pr...

Governor receives bill to clean up nuclear contamination

Marla Schevker

September 27, 2007

In 1959, the first-ever meltdown of a power-producing reactor in the United States occurred at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, located on top of the Simi Hills in Simi Valley. Since then the site, currently serving as a research facility for Boeing Co., has reportedly been the source of chemical co...

CSUN student’s and professor’s vehicles crashes in front of campus

Dennis Mahan

September 27, 2007

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CSUN hosts UCLA Saturday

Debby von Winckelmann

September 27, 2007

The CSUN men's soccer team will play its last non-conference match this weekend, hosting the 10th-ranked UCLA Bruins at Matador Soccer Field on Saturday. The Matadors are coming off a 4-0 loss to No. 28 New Mexico last week. The loss was the first time CSUN has lost by more than one goal in the last ...

Weaving music and clothing

Tiffany Kelly

September 27, 2007

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