The Sundial

Matadors continue winning streak, defeat Pacific, Davis

Donna Gould

February 27, 2008

The CSUN women's tennis team continued its impressive start to the season by defeating Big West Conference rivals Pacific and University of California, Davis this past weekend. The Matadors (5-0, 4-0 Big West) went into the matches ranked No. 67 in the country. Due to inclement weather on both days...

College of Education enrollment falls short

Anthony Graham

February 27, 2008

The number of full-time equivalent students (FTES) in CSUN's College of Education has fallen short of the annual projections for the 2007-08 academic year, the preliminary draft released by Academic Affairs indicates. The targeted number of FTES in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education was 2,513...

Will fliers circulating dirt change voters’ minds in Ohio?

Tiffany Kelly

February 27, 2008

Shame on you, shame on you!" said Sen. Hillary Clinton on Saturday. No, she wasn't scolding her dog for eating Friday night's dinner or her husband for having another affair. She was talking to her competition in the democratic primaries: current front-runner Sen. Barack Obama. Fliers circulated b...

Letter to the editor


February 27, 2008

Dear Editor, I am graduating this semester and I thought I would not feel right about leaving without thanking a few people. First, I would like to thank president Koester for doing everything she could to alleviate our parking issues for this semester. There is no difference between this semester and past ...

Textbooks undergo changes in 2010

Tawny Gestuvo

February 27, 2008

College students are currently waiting for California Assembly Bill 1548, the College Textbook Transparency Act, to take effect in 2010. Signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in October 2007, AB 1548 requires publishers to print changes made on or inside of textbooks, distinguishing them from previous ...

Unplugged: Tossing the tube

Sean Campe

February 27, 2008

Hi, my name is Sean and I'm a recovering Television addict. I've been doing pretty well, but you know every now and then I'll be at friend's house, or with my parents and I'll give in to an hour or two. But on my own, I've been strong and sober for what's about to float into eight months now. It's h...

Creative dating on a student budget

Eileen Mansoorian

February 27, 2008

When you start dating someone it's all about getting to know them and no one said it requires an $80 dinner to do so. What people may forget is there are plenty of things to do on a date that don't involve spending a lot of money. Skip the conventional dinner and a movie and try something different. With a li...

Students protest at governor’s visit

Alonso Yanez

February 27, 2008

"Hey hey, ho ho, tuition increase has got to go!" "Hey Arnold, what do you say? How many students have you cut today?!" These are some of the phrases dozens of demonstrators chanted yesterday at Plaza del Sol at noon to protest against the 10 percent tuition increase proposed for CSUs and UCs while Go...

Nanotech observers consider its impact on health and safety

Cynthia Gomez

February 27, 2008

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health invited students, professors and other members of the public last Wednesday to the 2008 Environmental and Occupational Health Technical Symposium, "Nanotechnology: Science and Safety." Approximately 200 people attended the event, which focused o...

Student Photographer Starts Awareness Campaign

Karen Christensen

February 27, 2008

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Matadors open 2008 season

Debby von Winckelmann

February 27, 2008

The Cal State Northridge baseball team got its first win of 2008 in the opening series against Northwestern over the weekend. The Matadors took Sunday's game 17-9, to prevent a sweep after losing on Friday 13-7 and Saturday, 3-2. Junior Richard Cates led the offensive effort in the series, hitting ....

Northridge wins 2 of 5 in Houston tournament

Debby von Winckelmann

February 27, 2008

The Cal State Northridge women's softball team closed out its preseason tournament schedule with two wins and three losses at the three-day Houston Marriott Classic at the University of Houston over the weekend. The Matadors opened play on Friday with a loss to Boston University, 3-0, and to their 16t...

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