The Sundial

CSUN real estate professor Donald Bleich dies in his home

Elisa Rosenthal

May 31, 2012

CSUN professor of real estate and department chair, Donald Bleich, died May 18 in his Los Angeles home. The cause of death was not available. Bleich completed his Ph.D in real estate at UCLA before joining the CSUN department of finance, real estate, and Insurance in 1985. Bleich had recently...

Matadors devoured by lowly Tigers, swept in season finale

Jonathan Andrade

May 28, 2012

Northridge (23-30, 10-14) headed into the weekend preparing to face the worst team in the Big West but you wouldn’t have known it after Pacific (16-40, 6-18) completed the three-game sweep Sunday, 6-1. The Tigers had only won three conference games all season but manhandled the CSUN offense en route to winning its first conference s...

Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed announces retirement

Carl Robinette

May 25, 2012

The California State University chancellor, Charles Reed, announced his plans for retirement Thursday after serving for 14 years as leader of one of the nation’s largest institutions of higher education. Reed will continue to serve until a new chancellor is appointed by the CSU Board of Trustees, according to a statement released by the chancellor. The annou...

CSUN commits costly errors, falls to UC Davis

Junior Cal Vogelsang stretches to make the out at first against UC Davis Friday. Although Vogelsang managed to make the out, CSUN failed to keep the Aggies off the base paths and lost 9-5.

Jonathan Andrade

May 18, 2012

Northridge has had a knack of getting on the scoreboard early at Matador Field but Friday was an exception. The Matadors (22-25, 9-10 Big West) allowed UC Davis (23-28, 9-10) to build up a nine-run lead through the first four innings en route to a 9-5 conference loss. CSUN waited until it was plenty behind to even tally its first hit of the day ...

Why the upper division writing exam should be eliminated

Hansook Oh

May 14, 2012

On April 29, thousands of students lined up along the outside of Bayramian Hall to register for the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE). According to an article by the Daily Sundial, students had been waiting to register for the exam that morning since 6 o’clock, despite the doors opening at 8:30 – it was...

Softball: Not a lot of positives in last loss of year as CSUN tries to keep head up


Alonso Tacanga

May 12, 2012

After a 4-1 loss to UC Santa Barbara Saturday afternoon at Matador Diamond signaled the end of the most futile of seasons in CSUN’s history, catcher Mikayla Thielges pitched the idea that 2012 had been a worthy learning experience. “This season was not a waste at all,” she said. With the Mata...

A review of today’s queer news foreshadows tomorrow’s

Karlee Johnson

May 11, 2012

News this week has been a-buzz with developments from the queer-o-sphere and, while not all of it is particularly pleasant, they are each part of the beginning of a larger conversation toward change that we will be seeing in California and the rest of the U.S. No conversion therapy in California ...

Fall Preview: CSUN’s soccer and women’s volleyball programs look to build on last season’s progress in 2012

CSUN’s women’s volleyball team aims for first after winning third in conference in 2011. Photo credit: Mariela Molina / Photo Editor

Anthony Carpio

May 11, 2012

Women’s Volleyball CSUN head coach Jeff Stork and his women’s volleyball team ended the 2011 season with the third-place spot in the Big West Conference. After finishing the year with an overall record of 16-13 and 9-7 in the Big West, Stork is looking to build on what he said was a great ...

High incidence of mental illness in college aged students causes concerns

Jeffrey Zide

May 11, 2012

With finals just around the corner and student stress at a high, some students and faculty are concerned about the mental health of students during finals week. With budget cuts, hunger strikes and long lines for mandatory tests, it’s not that hard to imagine that many students and faculty are feeling...

Third ‘Big Politics’ event discusses energy and environment of Los Angeles

Carl Robinette

May 11, 2012

Correction: Broadcaster Kevin James and current LA City Controller, Wendy Greuel will not be at Big Politics. Energy and environment in Los Angeles will be the topics of discussion at the third and last  Big Politics, an A.S-sponsored series, in the USU Grand Salon Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The discussion...

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