The Sundial

CSUN men’s volleyball homestand begins with No. 1 Stanford

Victor Corona

March 30, 2010

The Matadors return to Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) play this Friday and Saturday night against No.1 Stanford and Pacific at the Matadome for the start of a four-match homestand after playing three non-conference matches. “That was a rough travel to get out there (Muncie, Ind.),”...

CSUN baseball Big West opener against No. 24 UCI

Angel Gutierrez

March 30, 2010

With their 10-2 victory over Albany the Matadors improved their record to 16-7 going into Big West play. The Matadors will host the defending Big West champion, UC Irvine, in a three-game series at Matador Field starting on Thursday. This will be the fourth time that the Matadors play a ranked...

No. 10 CSUN water polo faces grueling back-to-back matches

Monique Muñiz

March 30, 2010

With their first Big West Conference game out of the way the Matador water polo team will now go head-to-head with UC Irvine at home on Friday and then go on the road to play No. 1 ranked USC on Saturday in a non-conference match. CSUN (20-5) has had trouble going up against top notch competition,...

Lansdale, Sanchez win A.S. presidential and vice presidential elections with 80% of vote

Juana Esquivel

March 30, 2010

Days after A.S. presidential candidate, Amanda Lynch, withdrew from the presidential race another candidate attempted to place his name on the ballot. Justin Marks, double major in English and African American studies and one of the students arrested in the March 4 protests, made an effort on Tuesday afternoon to enter the presidential race as a write-in candidate. “Out...

Students ‘Early Start’ for CSU preparation

Susan Murray

March 30, 2010

The Board of Trustees has voted to have all California State University (CSU) systems develop their own “Early Start” program to better prepare students in English once they enter the CSU system. Maureen Rubin, director of undergraduate studies said even though the Board of Trustees recently voted...

New cap on unit enrollment proposed

Krista Daly

March 30, 2010

A new plan that will cap students at 13 units during their registration appointment for next semester was presented at Tuesday’s A.S. meeting. Dr. Cynthia Rawitch, associate vice president for undergraduate studies, presented the plan. “The most important message is that students really nee...



March 30, 2010

An Oviatt library patron stretches out on a break in front of her study station. Daniel Zafran / Contributing Photographer...

Blind date etiquette 101

Victoria Hernandez

March 30, 2010

Being set up on a blind date by a family member or close friend can go two ways, 1) the date can go well and you end up in a long term relationship. Or 2) it ends horribly and you vow to your self to never go on a blind date again. It always seems that in my circle of friends I am “the single friend”...

Finding happiness through life’s simplicities

Geraldine Marquez

March 30, 2010

Born with a strong desire to thrive in soccer and with a tremendous love for animals, Raynette Mansour, a 22-year-old kinesiology major, can usually be found playing soccer in the field of her local neighborhood park or working at her father’s veterinary hospital. “I’ve had a passion for soccer since I was...

Campus Crime March 26, 30


March 30, 2010

View the CSUN Campus Crime Map All information provided was available from the Police Departments Daily Crime Log Missing reports will be posted once the crime log archive is made available. Report #:    100361 Offense:    Display Unauthorized Disabled Placard Date Occurred:   03/25/...

Children and the Common Cold

Michelle Verne

March 30, 2010

One of the problems most of us can relate to is when one of our children gets the common cold. Before every semester starts I decide on an emergency back up plan, in case one of my kids comes down with a cold and can’t make it to school or daycare. But, nobody really wants to take care of kids with...

Stop the politicking and recognize Armenian genocide

Taleen Khalafian

March 30, 2010

Taleen Khalafian Contributing reporter France has done it. Italy, Germany, and Switzerland have done it, too. About twenty countries (and forty-two U.S. states) have officially recognized the Armenian Genocide. Now, it’s time for the United States government to step up and do the same. Doing so w...

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