The Sundial

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, ...

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

Dennis Mahan

September 27, 2007

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CSUN wins Big West opener against UCSB

Ivan Yeo

September 26, 2007

The CSUN women's volleyball team had a tale of two games in its trip up the Central Coast this past weekend. The Matadors opened up Big West Conference play with a bang on Friday night, upsetting the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos in five games at the Thunderdome, but their trip to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo th...

New York, New York

Gabriela Gonzalez

September 26, 2007

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Students evacuated from Sierra Hall, Oviatt Library

Danielle Directo

September 26, 2007

Fire alarms went off in two campus buildings yesterday afternoon in what appear to be unrelated incidents. Students evacuated Sierra Hall and the Oviatt Library after alarms were heard at about 11:55 and 11:50 a.m. respectively in the buildings. Bobby Jeromin, a creative writing major, was in his playw...

Student trustee to talk at next A.S. meeting

Tiffany Kelly

September 26, 2007

The Associated Students will have a special guest speaker next week for their Tuesday Senate meetings. The student on the Board of Trustees who voted in favor of raising executive salaries will take a question and answer session about her vote. One other priority in the opening reports of the meeti...

Letter to the Editor


September 26, 2007

Dear editor, I am writing in regard to the article titled "Center pushes for national 'no junk mail' registry" found in the Sept. 5 issue of the Sundial. I found this article to be informative as well as appropriate for a community such as ours, with the massive amounts of advertising and useless jabber hu...

Panels discuss California as an inclusive society

Chrystal King

September 26, 2007

CSUN's 19th annual Envisioning California Conference was held on Sept. 19 at the Skirball Cultural Center, convened by the Center for Southern California Studies at CSUN and the Center for California Studies at Cal State Sacramento. Professionals from across Los Angeles and from various racial backgroun...

Former William Morris VP speaks to students

Michelle Donner

September 26, 2007

Samuel Haskell, former executive vice president for the William Morris Agency, Inc., gave a speech to broadcast journalism students at the Armor Theatre in Manzanita Hall last Thursday for the Executive Speaker Series program at CSUN. The Executive Speaker Series was initiated in 2004 to give CSUN stud...

Matador football is alive!

Debby von Winckelmann

September 26, 2007

It's hard not to feel left out these days. It's bad enough that Los Angeles doesn't have a football team, but since CSUN's football program was eliminated in 2001, students haven't been able to experience the joy and pain of cheering for Matador football. Until now. There is a college-level Matadors footbal...

Young people should realize how important voting is

Meredith Sweet

September 26, 2007

There's no doubt that 2008 will be a year to remember. Potential candidates for United States President have been campaigning for what seems like years now. What started out as a veritable rat race has slowly condensed into a more organized competition, but just barely. Every day presents new argum...

Governor appoints new gang czar

J. Alfredo Santana

September 26, 2007

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has created a new 10 member panel and instated a gang czar to help solve gang problems in our state. Paul L. Seave will serve as the director of gang and youth violence policy for the governor's California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention program. Bobby Arias, president...

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