The Sundial

Students urge governor to support Dream Act

Alyssa Lofgren

September 25, 2007

Students, faculty members and employees of California's public universities may contact Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office today to urge him to sign a bill that would allow undocumented students to apply for non-competitive state financial aid. Bills have 30 days to pass legislation, and Schwarzenegger must make...

Runners muddle through in Malibu

Denys Nazarov

September 25, 2007

A day after heavy rainfall, CSUN's men's and women's cross country teams raced over grass and mud against opponents who came from as far as Ohio to compete at the Pepperdine University Invitational in Malibu, Calif on Saturday. Although the men's team did not officially score because it lost one ...

From the times of Elizabeth I and Shakespeare

Harriet Miranda

September 25, 2007

Wandering past several bookcases in the Oviatt Library, students look for a quiet place to study, a computer from which to print out their assignments or for their friends in private study rooms. What students may not realize is that the campus library houses many special collections, such as artifa...

Quality of women’s restrooms at CSUN suffer from poor care

Alyssa Lofgren

September 25, 2007

I have accepted that my bladder is not especially efficient. I have grown accustomed to frequent bathroom breaks, and I fully expect that nature will call at the most inopportune times. By acknowledging this, I have been able to make a tenuous peace with my body, accepting the sad fact that I will ne...

CSUN golden goal gives Matadors 2-1 win over Hawai’i

Ivan Yeo

September 25, 2007

The CSUN women's soccer team saved its best for last Friday afternoon against the Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine. Trailing 1-0 with a little less than two minutes to play in regulation, senior midfielder Susie Mischenko scored to tie the game in the 88th minute, sending the match into sudden death overtime....

Buying from Wal-Mart not worth it

Melissa Mills

September 25, 2007

With the high cost of living, especially in Southern California, a possible recession and unemployment at an all time high, we are all looking for bargains. When thinking about saving money, one retailer stands out more then the rest, Wal-Mart. Who can resist when their commercials show us the cute, li...

Finance committee recommends magazine, club funding

Megan McFadden

September 25, 2007

The Associated Students Finance Committee approved to recommend funding for student organization campus events, student club representatives to attend conferences and lowered requested funding to their own proposals. The seven-member committee recommended that $8,000 be allocated to the A.S. Visibilit...

BSU members wear black to support Jena 6

Daniel Williams

September 25, 2007

A rally to help spread awareness of the Jena 6 teens was held in front of the Oviatt Library Thursday. The Black Student Union, all of whom wore black as part of the protest, held the rally to help spread awareness for the case of Mychal Bell. Members informed any person passing by who stopped to listen...

BSU raises awareness for Jena 6

Katie Dibene

September 24, 2007

CSUN's Black Student Union (BSU) held an awareness forum Thursday to help spread the word to fellow students in support and awareness of the six black students in Jena, La., known as the "Jena Six," who have been indicted with what many consider unfair racially motivated charges. Last fall, two black...

Big West gets bigger

Debby von Winckelmann

September 24, 2007

The Big West Conference expanded to nine teams this season with the addition of UC Davis, which officially joined the confernce on July 1. CSUN has faced UC Davis many times, as the Aggies have spent the last four years undergoing a reclassification from Division II to Division I. This season marks the...

Reed responds to salary criticisms

Nicole Wilcox

September 24, 2007

California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed discussed the recent executive salary increases, next year's budget and the possibility of more tuition hikes in 2008 with student reporters during a teleconference Thursday afternoon. Reed tackled the big issue from last week, the CSU Board of ...

An Open Letter to fellow TAs, GAs, and ISAs


September 24, 2007

For many of us, it's the same old story with Cal State Northridge: no health benefits and no fee waiver, even though our UAW contract states that we're entitled to them. The university apparently doesn't respect us and doesn't fear us. Yet, we provide a service to the university that's essential for it...

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