The Sundial

Key Club’s Carnival event has cure for dance fever

Libby Johnson

May 31, 2008

The faint smell of booze and smoke lingers in the air, easily intoxicating anyone who is sober. Seconds before showtime, the music fades and the feedback of the microphone is increased as Carey Ysais, host and director, greets the audience with his usual, "Are you ready for some Carnivvvvvvvvvvvaaaaaaaaaaaaal?" Hoots and...

Retired professor continues charity hike through Valley

Susannah Reynolds

May 30, 2008

Fund raising has begun for the Gene and Sue Fritsche Scholarship Fund with the start of GeoTrek III, a 134.8-mile hike around the five San Fernando Valley mountain ranges. Retired CSUN Geology Emeritus Professor A. Eugene Fritsche,71, is hiking his way through five mountain ranges to raise money for...

Sex still good after four years, just as fabulous

Salena Barcenas

May 30, 2008

Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel once said, "Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street. Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." The decades-old quote accurately describes this summer's ultimate chick flick, "Sex and the City: The Movie...

Tuition hikes problematic for students


May 30, 2008

Students do not know what to make of the CSU Board of Trustees decision to increase tuition fees beginning during the Fall 2008 semester. The decision marks the sixth tuition increase since 2001. "I'm pissed off," said Homan Jalalian, a 27-year-old CSUN junior majoring in business administration. "I don't...

Voters to decide fate of rent control on Tuesday

Denise Vastola

May 30, 2008

California voters will decide on Tuesday whether to restrict the government's ability to seize private property and whether to abolish rent control when they vote on propositions 98 and 99. Though Proposition 98 attempts to limit the reasons by which the state government can take someone's land, it ...

Orange Grove gets summer makeover

Monica Duester

May 30, 2008

The landmark orange grove located at the southeast corner of campus is in the final stage of an 18-month renovation that included relocating the nearby observatory and pond to the grove. A lighted walkway that would connect the Imagine the Arts Center with the D3 parking lot has also been implemented. The renov...

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May 10, 2008

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Snoop Dogg’s ‘Ego Trippin’ shows musical growth

Bejan Siavoshy

May 9, 2008

What can I write that will sway your mind away from that disturbingly catchy single that is inescapable from radio stations coast to coast? Yeah, "Sexual Eruption" (or "Seduction," depending on what you prefer to sing out loud when your car windows are rolled up) is a hit, and rightfully so. And, wh...

‘Shine a Light’ presents the Rolling Stones with gusto

Dylan Miles

May 9, 2008

After giving respective credit to The Band in "The Last Waltz" and Bob Dylan in "No Direction Home: Bob Dylan," Oscar award winning director Martin Scorsese uses the camera to shine a directorially distinctive light on yet another of rock and roll's musical giants, the Rolling Stones. Shine a Light i...

Flyers circulating dirt will not change voters’ minds in Ohio

Tiffany Kelly

May 9, 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 by the Ob...

All ages can enjoy vibrant fantasy of ‘Spiderwick’

Anthony Graham

May 9, 2008

Don't let Nickelodeon's boasting of production rights fool you - Director Mark Waters' "The Spiderwick Chronicles" is the sort of fantasy-adventure that will entertain all age ranges; like a modern day "Jumanji," following a fantasy come to life formula. Like "Jumanji," Spiderwick follows an almost id...

Harold and Kumar movie chronicles great escape

Emerson Muzada

May 9, 2008

America's dimwitted duoare back, only this time they aren't in search of White Castle's delicious burgers; they find themselves incarcerated in Guantanamo Bay, the United States military prison for potential terrorists, and eventually as escaped fugitives who look to get a "lift" from the law. John Cho and K...

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