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L.A. tries to tackle fast food plague

Talynn Soghomonians

September 18, 2007

There's a fast food restaurant for about every single letter of the alphabet. Arby's, Burger King, Carl's Jr., Del Taco, El Pollo Loco, Fat Burger and so on. These high-calorie fast food chains are causing a whopper of a problem in the United States-obesity. That's right. This is the country where bre...

Women’s soccer team gets first win

Ivan Yeo

September 18, 2007

Perhaps one thing better than picking up your first win of the season is doing it against an undefeated opponent. That's what the CSUN women's soccer team did Friday afternoon, as sophomore forward Adrienne Dickerson's goal in the 68th minute broke a 1-1 tie and propelled the Matadors to victory over the ...

CSUN goes winless over weekend at USD tourney

Debby von Winckelmann

September 18, 2007

The women's volleyball team closed out its pre-conference tournament schedule without a win in three matches at the USD Tournament at Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego this past weekend. CSUN was swept by UCLA, USD and Pittsburgh in the tournament and dropped to a 3-9 record. Head coach Jeff Stork...

CSU Board of Trustees to vote on executive pay raises

Iman Jafarynejad

September 18, 2007

It's the first week of school and students are frantically running to classes in which they're not registered, trying to avoid a six-year-long college career. They hesitantly ask if they can add the class. The professor answers, "No problem." Although this is a hypothetical situation, it's one way C...

Matadors open season with 10th place finish

Brandon Der Avanessian

September 17, 2007

The CSUN men's golf team opened its season on Monday at the Cobb/Ferrell Mean Green Classic at Lantana Country Club in Lantana, Texas. The two-day tournament, which was cut short by one round because of severe weather, was won by Western Kentucky who edged out the tournament host, North Texas for th...

Men’s golf team may be CSUN’s best ever

Brandon Der Avanessian

September 17, 2007

The Cal State Northridge men's golf team will welcome in a solid recruiting class in addition to their four returning letter winners from last year's team to what head coach Jim Bracken feels may be the best team he has ever coached. The Matadors finished sixth in the Big West conference last year...

Letters to the editor

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September 17, 2007

The board of the Muslim Student Association recently wrote to the Sundial that they condemn terrorism in all forms. I wonder then if the MSA would recognize Israel's right to exist, condemn Hamas and Hezbollah as terrorist groups, and denounce the rocket attacks and suicide bombings those groups have la...

Family makes music – and food – together

Iman Jafarynejad

September 17, 2007

A young couple sat in the corner of the room, next to a vacant disc jockey booth, immersed in conversation as they wait for their dinner. "I have to bake more bread," the burly man with dreadlocks behind the counter said as he rushed from one end of the shop to the other. "This one's on the house...

CSUN students get the heat wave blues

Chrystal King

September 17, 2007

During the eight-day span from Aug. 28 to Sept. 4, CSUN students could be seen in shorts, sandals and sunglasses walking to and from classes. This may seem like the epitome of a Southern California campus, the reason why so many students choose to attend school in "sunny California." But if one were ...

English professor commits suicide

Erin Resnick

September 17, 2007

CSUN mourns the death of beloved English professor Gloria Gross, who took her own life last Monday in her Granada Hills home, the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Investigations Bureau confirms. She was 59. "She was a very fine scholar and a very fine teacher," said George Uba, chair of the De...

Imagine the arts on campus in ’09

Daniel Williams

September 17, 2007

Construction is scheduled to begin this academic year for the Imagine the Arts Center project, which received $2.5 million this summer toward its $100 million price tag from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. "I've studied the drawings, and I can say without hesitation that there's very litt...

Major prepares students for music business

Danielle Directo

September 17, 2007

Once upon a time in 1962, the Beatles signed a recording contract with EMI Music in which all four members would split every penny they earned for each record sold. If the Fab Four had starting out today and were students in CSUN's Music Industry Studies (MIS), they may not have made the same mist...

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