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Big Show 9 Preview: What you need to know

Marlene Pantaleon

September 30, 2009

Lupe Fiasco and Talib Kweli will be co-headlining Big Show 9 at CSUN on Saturday, Oct. 3. Far East Movement is set as the supporting act and DJ Felli Fel from Power 106 will host the show. In what may be the last Big Show for some years, Associated Students’ (A.S.) S.P.A.C.E. is looking for the...

Spotlight: One student out of 36,000

Abel Pacheco

September 30, 2009

For Terrance Stewart, being a leader on campus is not only a way to pad a resume, but it has become his passion, one he discovered during his freshman year at CSUN.   Stewart, a 20 year-old criminology major and president of the Black Student Union (BSU), said that even in high school he recognized the importance of being a good leader b...

Relationships Happen: The complicated truth about dating

Eileen Mansoorian

September 30, 2009

During my pre-puberty days my mother used to tell me that I would grow up and meet a wonderful man, fall madly in love and live happily ever after. She would point out the prince charmings in the Disney films and assure me that I would find my own fairy tale ending, minus the poison apple or possessed...

Big Show ticket sales at 1,500

Kristopher A. Fortin

September 30, 2009

With the Big Show this Saturday, ticket sales from Ticketmaster and the Associated Students (A.S.) Ticket Office have increased by more than half from last week totaling 1,500 tickets since 6 a.m. Tuesday. It was expected that more people would start purchasing during the last week, SPACE executiv...

Desperate for a win

Kerstin Gupilan

September 30, 2009

After a disappointing Big West Conference opening weekend up north against UC Davis and Pacific, the CSUN women’s volleyball team (4-10, 0-2 Big West) is looking for answers on how to improve its current record. “The success of the team is distributed among all the players and even the coaches,”...

CSUN men’s soccer looks to rebound in Big West opener against UCR

Alejandro Arpiza

September 29, 2009

Having gone win-less in the Matador Challenge over the weekend, the Northridge (5-2-1) men’s soccer squad was bounced from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America top 25. For a team that had won its previous two tournaments, the scoreless double-overtime tie and 2-1 loss was not the sort...

Think for yourself, question authority

Anonymous

September 29, 2009

CSUN Matadors, Students may think the government is fine and working for their best interests. THIS IS SARCASM: You do not have to find the motivation to work to change anything because we have the new messiah, the man with the plan, Barack “Yes We Can” Obama. I have complete faith in President...

Let’s trim the fat. The price of health care could go down if we live a healthier lifestyle

Madeline Wolff 

September 29, 2009

While reading through the Daily Sundial Web site, I came across an article that got me thinking. “Green Paper or Green Thumbs?” is a piece that proposes a solution for obesity, at least on our campus. What caught my eye, however, were the staggering statistics cited and it led me to do some of m...

Associated Students President Abel Pacheco, hopes to ‘create a community among CSUN students’ with Big Show 9 and other programs

Abel Pacheco

September 29, 2009

Aside from addressing student concerns, Associated Students (A.S.) is charged with providing spirited programs and events that help create a community feel. One such successful event was recently completed in collaboration with the Residence Hall Association (RHA) and the University Student Union (USU): the India.Arie concert. On Saturday, Oct. 3, the biggest ...

Associated Students Director of Elections reflects on his career in politics

Kristopher A. Fortin

September 29, 2009

Daniel Monteleone has loved politics since the day he started his political career in fifth grade at Valencia Valley Elementary when he ran for treasurer. Monteleone’s political career continued into middle school. “Vote for Dan, he’s the man: Vote for Monteleone for Vice President,” was Monteleone’s...

Find the balance between staying connected and relaxing

Kerstin Gupilan

September 29, 2009

Cocaine, marijuana, heroine, crystal meth…iPhone? A mobile phone doesn’t exactly top anyone’s list of addictive controlled substances. But with school, extracurricular activities, work, a social life and relationships, you, an average college student, have so much going on in your life that it can...

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