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A.S. gives money for the completion of a Torah

Adria Brodie

November 23, 2010

CHABAD, a Jewish student-run organization at CSUN, received a $2,000 allocation from A.S. for the completion of a Torah, a scroll that has the five books of Moses handwritten on parchment paper. Jessica Krotin, 23, psychology major, addressed Senate members Tuesday during A.S. open forum and sai...

Scholarship named after library dean

Marissa Kindelspire

November 18, 2010

When Conor Lansdale took office as A.S. president this fall, his agenda was not strictly to get the newly appointed senators settled. Instead, after rumblings of a revered faculty member’s retirement, Lansdale spent his time working to create a new scholarship to honor the time Susan Curzon, dean...

Library presentation continues

Adria Brodie

November 17, 2010

With just a few weeks left in the semester, I have decided to write the remaining A.S. blogs in an informal way to move away from a rigid reporting style to a more conversational tone. As readers, I think you deserve to have your information given to you differently on blogs from time to time. So,...

Write-in candidates step up in A.S. election

Liana Hofer

November 14, 2010

A.S. closed their two-day voting polls Wednesday night, in what turned out to largely be an election of write-ins. While there were 11 Senate seats available to be filled, only three (Lower Division, Upper Division, and Social & Behavioral Sciences) had candidates running for office this term. Raunika...

Voter turnout high for day one of A.S. elections

Katie Donahue

November 10, 2010

A.S. kicked off its two-day election Tuesday morning with a higher-than-expected voter turnout. As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, 1,133 students had voted in the election, said Dan Monteleone, A.S. assistant director of elections. “It’s way over our expectations,” said Raunika Nayyar, A.S. director of elections. The campus voting booths are open fr...

Five vacant A.S. Senate seats to be filled in Wednesday’s election

Christina Toroyan

November 10, 2010

CSUN’s A.S. Senate currently has nine vacant seats. “We don’t have our full number of senators,” said Dan Monteleone, A.S. Senate assistant director of elections. “Our student body is currently represented by 15 senators.” The Senate is composed of 26 voting members, two elected from...

Associated Students pass CSUN Outdoor Adventures Program resolution

Reanna Delgadillo

November 9, 2010

A resolution in support of the CSUN Outdoor Adventures Program has been passed. The Outdoor Adventures Program is an organization which allows students to participate in activities away from campus and take trips outside of the CSUN community. Tim Szczepanski, interim Outdoor Adventures Progra...

CSUN students to vote on referendum and senate seats on Nov. 9, 10

Krista Daly

November 3, 2010

A.S. will be holding elections Tuesday and Wednesday where students will have an opportunity to vote for senators as well as a referendum that would lower the GPA requirements for A.S. members. The referendum will lower the GPA from 2.5 to 2.0. In last year’s spring elections, students voted...

A.S. information updates from Nov. 2

Adria Brodie

November 3, 2010

CSU Budget Info A.S. President Conor Lansdale said he met with President Jolene Koester ad Dr. Watkins, vice president of student affairs and dean of students about the CSU’s agenda next week regarding tuition increase for the 2011-2012 year. The Board of Trustees will be meeting on Nov. 9 and 10 i...

Students to receive discounted VPAC tickets

Adria Brodie

November 2, 2010

The dean of arts, media and communication gave a special presentation Tuesday to A.S. members about the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) and addressed senators’ questions regarding parking restrictions, promotions and student ideas for program events. Robert Bucker spoke about discounted tick...

A.S. online budget request simplifies submission process

Adria Brodie

October 31, 2010

The process of requesting annual funding went green as the A.S. 2011-2012 Annual Budget Request became available online, replacing the original paper-based submissions with fields, a dropdown menu, and electronic confirmations. “We are trying to go green with A.S.,” said Kevin Mojaradi, A.S. coordinator...

Questions for second Presidents’ Town Hall Meeting

Adria Brodie

October 27, 2010

Senate members of A.S. provided the additional questions and concerns of their constituents Tuesday to be addressed before CSUN President Jolene Koester at the second Presidents’ Town Hall Meeting. A.S. President Conor Lansdale said he wanted to know about campus-wide issues affecting students,...

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