The Sundial

A.S. Chair of Clubs and Organizations offered position on search committee for new athletic director

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Brandon Ilano

April 9, 2018

Associated Students President Jonathan Goldenberg was appointed to the search committee for a new athletic director but is unable to attend because of scheduling conflicts. In his place, Goldenberg will be offering the position to Madison Moore, Chair of Clubs and Organizations. Goldenberg offered...

Ntagu and Merida elected A.S. President and VP

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Jacob Pascua

April 5, 2018

Thunderous applause filled the Thousand Oaks room Thursday night as Beverly Ntagu and Rose Merida of Matador Movement were announced as the new heads of administration for the upcoming academic year. After months of fierce campaigns, debate and outreach, this year’s A.S. elections concluded with...

A.S. and USU election organizers hope for high turnout

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Orlando Mayorquin

April 4, 2018

Associated Students and University Student Union student leadership elections are underway as online polls opened this morning. Eligible CSUN students received an email containing a link to the ballot. A.S. representatives and election organizers are hopeful that this year's voter turnout will be a...

AS elections: Matador Movement candidates want to see a change for students

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Brandon Ilano

April 3, 2018

Psychology major Beverly Ntagu is running for Associated Students president on the Matador Movement slate with Vice Presidential candidate Rose Merida, a health administration major. According to Ntagu and Merida, AS is meant to be for the students by the students and they want students more involved...

Culture of overspending continues in A.S., candidates say

AS students speak at meeting

Ryan Mancini

April 10, 2017

The financial strain felt by the campus seems to continue in Associated Students (A.S.), two years after the Sundial reported on it after an AS senate meeting."It’s getting worse, as the school is trying to decrease its enrollment, justifiably so," said Jonathan Goldenberg, representative of the A...

A.S. candidates discuss their platforms during town hall

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Jose Ocampo

April 4, 2017

Two presidential candidates and their vice-presidents for Associated Students (A.S.) spoke in a town hall Monday to address better funding for tutoring programs, club events, and the recent CSU tuition increase. Representing a better future, Jonathan Goldenberg and running mate Zahraa Khuraibet look...

Students reveal if politics are more important than their homework

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Heidi Weinrich

March 16, 2017

After the 2016 Presidential Election, students find it hard to decide what is more important to them, their homework or current political events. Chair of Elections for Associated Students, Jaelin Palmer, feels that although school is important, politics are what shape the world. The 22-year-old...

MataCare Grant aids students with financial emergency

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America Garza

March 7, 2017

Students in need of an emergency source of funding can now apply for the MataCare Grant through the financial aid office.The MataCare Grant was designed to help students who have exhausted all financial aid options, manage a one-time emergency expenditure such as medical care, child care, transportation or housin...

CSUN aims to centralize sustainability efforts

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Dede Ogbueze

February 7, 2017

CSUN has multiple locations on campus which contribute to the university’s sustainability efforts and although sustainability is highly promoted, it isn’t clear where the efforts come from. Darien Singuenza, Associated Students' (A.S.) chair of sustainability, said this is because there are multiple...

Students look forward to Viola Davis speaking at the VPAC

Viola Davis presents an award at the Actors Guild Awards

Heidi Weinrich

January 27, 2017

Students anticipate the arrival of award-winning actress Viola Davis to CSUN on Feb. 8 in the Valley Performing Arts Center to discuss how her past experiences have made her a strong individual as well as guided her career. Associated Students productions producer Stacey Aguila said they have been worki...

Low student turn out at town hall meeting about tuition increase

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Robert Spallone

November 23, 2016

A town hall meeting from Associated Students (AS) regarding the possibility of a tuition increase of $270 annually, drew a small number of students Tuesday afternoon. The campus’ Grand Salon had approximately 20 attendees for the meeting, some of whom were members of AS sitting in the crowd. “Obviously...

Endorsing propositions on campus

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Joanna Bautista

November 7, 2016

With the upcoming election, it is important for students to be informed on the propositions they are voting for, according to Associated Students (A.S.) Attorney General Christian Rubalcava. CSUN has had events on campus where students are welcomed to get information on certain propositions that are import...

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