The Sundial

MPSF Semifinals: CSUN eliminated as Waves come back and win 3-1

Alonso Tacanga

April 30, 2009

The Matadors seemingly had nothing left in the tank and Pepperdine overwhelmed them in a 30-23 fourth-set win. The Waves won three straight sets and won the game 3-1 to advance to the MPSF championship game. Pepperdine win 30-23: Eric Vance got himself one last kill, but the Matadors lost the set and...

MPSF Semifinals: Waves take third set, lead 2-1

Alonso Tacanga

April 30, 2009

The Waves took the third set behind Paul Carroll's seven kills. Pepperdine didn't trail and CSUN now trails 2-1. The Matadors must win the next set to keep their season alive. Pepperdine wins 30-26: The Waves led from beginning to end and won the set with relative ease to put the Matadors a set away from ...

Unidentified man dies in car

Adolfo Flores

April 30, 2009

Early Thursday morning authorities responded to an apparent suicide on the 9600 block of Etiwanda just outside the campus. The man died due to an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound. It occurred just before six a.m. in a parked grey Honda. Los Angeles Police Department described the man as 'an old...

Tax the rich, educate the masses

Joseph Glatzer

April 30, 2009

The California State University system (CSU) is in a state of crisis.' The latest California state budget leaves the CSUs with $600 million below operational needs for the 2009-2010 academic year.' We can look forward to: lowered enrollment (because it wasn't hard enough to get an education already), hi...

Marchers protest genocide semantics

Ofelya Martirosyan

April 29, 2009

Nearly 10,000 people dressed in black holding flags, banners and signs marched in Little Armenia Friday morning in Hollywood in protest of Turkey's failure to recognize the Armenian Genocide. Protestors also decried President Barack Obama's failure to use the word 'genocide.' Obama issued a statement...

In case of emergency

Sahil Shah

April 29, 2009

The CSUN Department of Police Services held an Emergency Preparedness and Crime Prevention Expo on Cleary Walk across from University Hall yesterday for students to come out and see many different crime prevention and emergency preparedness exhibitors and vendors. 'This is the third year in a row we ...

The art of dance

Felicia Serrano

April 29, 2009

Dance is a great outlet for some CSUN students like Danielle Jarvis who views it as an art form. 'It provides an opportunity to try something new and if it weren't here or offered [a student] might not have discovered their love for it,' she said. Jarvis is among many students at CSUN who has experienced ...

Students hold on to their wallets

Matt Villa

April 29, 2009

More college students are receiving financial aid, which can be either a relief to those who are eligible or a tragic reminder of missed opportunity for those that once were. The 2007-08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NCES) says 66 percent of all undergraduates received some type of financ...

Notebook: Nua acting like an All-American

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April 29, 2009

In preparation for the semifinal match against second-seed Pepperdine, the Matadors have used their left-handed opposite hitter, Tanner Nua, to provide them with some inside scouting. Kind of. 'We been practicing what it's like to go up against Paul Carroll,' outside hitter Mike Gaudino said. 'Tanner h...

CSUN music groups? ?Rockapella? hits a high note at The Unknown Theater

Matt Villa

April 29, 2009

For those of you sick of being bombarded on campus with annoying fliers and their useless information, you might want reconsider paying closer attention to the ones that say 'FREE BEER' on them. The lucky crowd that got into Thursday night's concert at The Unknown Theater in Los Angeles witnessed an e...

Proposition 1A raises concerns

Ashley Gordon

April 29, 2009

As California residents prepare to vote in the May 19 statewide special election, one proposition among a cluster involving the budget has created concern among faculty and students within the California State University (CSU) system. Proposition 1A, along with 1B through 1E, was approved to appear...

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