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Daily Sundial endorses, ‘not with a bang but with a whimper’

Administrator

March 29, 2010

This time in the academic year, as students eagerly await summer break, usually brings with it a self-induced withdrawal from all things “school” on the part of the CSUN student population. However, with higher  education statewide being threatened by unprecedented funding cuts, the CSUN community...

Spring election amendments

Krista Daly

March 29, 2010

Students will vote on four amendments that may change the A.S. Constitution in the Spring elections this semester. Two of them were discussed in depth during Tuesday’s A.S. meeting. The first would change the GPA requirements for senators from a 2.0 to a 2.5. “”For those who can barely maintain...

Call for school spirit at debate

Juana Esquivel

March 21, 2010

Presidential candidates for student government encouraged CSUN students to come together and show school spirit in the A.S. presidential and vice presidential debate. The panel of candidates that advocated student involvement in the CSUN campus included current A.S. vice president Conor Lansdale, infor...

March 4 focus of A.S. debates

Krista Daly

March 21, 2010

A.S. candidates debated recent walk outs and what they will do as a senator to help students further their education. Luda Gogolushko and John Siritaranukui both are running for the Health and Human Development Senate seat, while Jonathon Polus and Jordan Lopez are running unopposed in their colleges of Humanities and Education. The turnout was minimal for the Wednesday d...

No money for the Performance West Fringe Festival

Krista Daly

March 19, 2010

During open forum during Tuesday’s Associated Students (A.S.) meeting was filled with students asking for A.S. support for the Performance West Fringe Festival, is a performance festival for students and faculty as is stated on their Web site. CSUN has been asked to host the festival April 8-11. ...

New transit subsidy program

Krista Daly

March 16, 2010

The Associated Students (A.S.) internal affairs reported on a new program that was introduced July, 2009 that offered a subsidy on 10-day and monthly public transit passes. This program gives $20 for each student using MTA, AVTA, and Metrolink services. The internal affairs committee sent out a...

Students, candidate no-show at A.S. debate

Anna Osipova

March 15, 2010

The first round of Meet the Candidates debates was held on Monday to introduce the at-large senator contenders as candidates spoke of student participation and input to a barren audience. The event, which was supposed to start at 11:30 a.m. the Plaza del Sol area was empty until around 11:40 a...

A.S. responds to criticism of inaction of the March 4 protest

Krista Daly

March 9, 2010

Students and faculty discussed the March 4 walk out during Associated Students open forum, which prompted the student government to voice their opinions on the protests. “It’s important to raise an awareness, shout, and then sit at the table and talk,” said Conor Lansdale, A.S. vice president...

A.S. Supports day of action, not walk outs

Krista Daly

March 2, 2010

A.S. passed a resolution in support of the principles underpinning the March 4 statewide day of action Tuesday but do not condone students walking out of class as a means of protesting. The statewide day of action is a day where students, staff, teachers and parents will work together to protest...

A.S. President’s Report

Administrator

February 16, 2010

Hello fellow students, Welcome back to the spring semester and hopefully you have adjusted back into “school mode.” We are in the midst of our annual budget process, and doing our best to consider the needs of every student and organization. This is proving a challenge given that we have substantially...

CSUN to lower enrollment

Geraldine Marquez

February 16, 2010

CSUN enrollment will be reduced by 11 percent for the 2010 – 2011 academic year, said President Jolene Koester at Tuesday’s Associated Students’ (A.S.) Town Hall Meeting. The event, which was held in the Grand Salon of the University Student Union (USU), gave students an opportunity to ask...

Organization to help student vets approved

Krista Daly

February 16, 2010

Associated Students (A.S.) approved the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) Tuesday along with six other clubs and organizations. “We’ve been trying to start up the organization for two years now, but it’s just come into fruition now,” said Elmer Solis, founder and president of SVO. The ...

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