The Sundial

Football program, Governor visit discussed by Senators

Dylan Miles

January 31, 2008

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger coming to CSUN, an initiative to revamp the CSUN football program, and tuition relief for Cal State University and University of California students were just a few of the issues discussed during the Associated Students Senate meeting on Tuesday. The A.S. Senate assembled...

Classroom clickers, cool but costly

Classroom clickers, cool but costly

Linda Coburn

January 31, 2008

The students in Deone Zell's Management 360 class were armed Monday night with more than just textbooks, pens and writing paper. The newest weapon in their educational arsenal? The Response Card XR, more commonly referred to as "the clicker." If you've ever watched the television game show, "Who Wants...

Letter to the editor

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January 31, 2008

This letter is in response to the article, "Iraq War Veteran opposes Army recruitment of Latinos," the subject of military recruitment and the presence of ROTC on high school or college campuses as discussed in the article. A lot of accusations get thrown around throughout the article, mainly by Profes...

Nicaragua president should allow a woman to choose

Cindy Von Quednow

January 31, 2008

The abortion law in Nicaragua, which bans all forms of abortion, is both draconian and implausible. Implemented in 2006, the law makes all types of abortions illegal regardless of the conditions or reasons. It is deeply embedded in the country's strict Catholic and machista values in which men have ow...

Emre Celik swims his way into the CSUN record books

Joanna Beckett

January 31, 2008

It's a Thursday and there's a slight chill in the air. The hot days that Southern California are known for are nowhere in sight on this particular afternoon. The chill can seem arctic cold if you're not a CSUN swimmer. Despite the harsh weather, swimming practices continued as scheduled. The scantily ...

Matadors seek to stay undefeated in Big West

Alonso Tacanga

January 31, 2008

The Matadors seek to continue their winning ways and conference dominance as they get set to host Big West Conference foes UC Irvine and CSU Fullerton tonight and Saturday respectively. Both games are set for 7:05 p.m. tip-offs at the Matadome. Northridge (14-4, 6-0 Big West) is 7-0 at home and enter...

Students help Jamaican deaf school

Savannah Dawkins

January 31, 2008

Three faculty advisors and 14 students majoring in deaf studies spent one week of their winter break volunteering at a deaf residential school in Jamaica. From Jan. 5-12, the group, who are either deaf or hard of hearing, stayed in dormitory-style housing. Throughout the week, they did hurricane relief ma...

Greek organizations seek students

Savannah Dawkins

January 31, 2008

Greek recruitment during rush week offers people a good opportunity to get involved on campus, meet other people and learn what each fraternity and sorority is all about. There are over 30 fraternities and sororities on CSUN's campus and students interested in rushing can get more information through t...

Riding high and dirty

Brian Mount

January 31, 2008

Billy Down thought that he would never ride again after he broke both his tibia and fibula in his lower left leg while riding in the hills behind Moorpark in 2003. Down had to have surgery, where doctors inserted a metal rod into his tibia bone, attaching both parts of the bone with metal screws to ke...

Still searching for a win after loss to Long Beach

Debby von Winckelmann

January 30, 2008

The CSUN women's basketball team is still searching for its first win this season after losing to Long Beach State 71-56 at the Walter Pyramid Saturday night. Senior center Katie Holloway scored a game-high 22 points while pulling down eight rebounds. Holloway also made a career-high eight free thro...

Matadors win 2 of 3 to stay in playoff hunt

Donna Gould

January 30, 2008

The CSUN men's hockey team won two of three crucial home games this past weekend. With a 9-5 record and the regular season nearing an end, the Matadors needed at least one win to stay in the regional playoff hunt. While the official results show CSUN winning two games in an offensive explosion, they shou...

Clinton should have yielded more time to CSUN students

Adam Haverstock

January 30, 2008

The week before school started, I got a call from Ken Swisher, the Associate Vice President for Public Relations for the campus. ?I didn't answer, but his message said that he needed to talk to me and that it was urgent. ?I was pleasantly surprised to find that the university was planning to host Hillary...

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