The Sundial

Manage your money with Mint

Jacob Nahin

April 26, 2010

A soft breeze blows across your skin as you head to the mailbox. It's a new month and you feel great until you open the mailbox. A couple magazines, a letter from mom and credit card bills. Bank statements. Utility balances. If you dread this monthly ritual—and the balance in your checking account—...

Cloud of bankruptcy looms over the City of Los Angeles

Wendy Peters

March 17, 2010

The city of Los Angeles is living beyond its means. Vital cuts needed to mitigate the city’s current and future financial crises are being stalled by high-salaried individuals with agendas of their own. Someone needs to step up and make the same unpopular and life-changing decisions many private industry e...

Budget crisis woes persist

Krista Daly

January 27, 2010

Administration is planning to cut enrollment of full-time students by another 11 percent and increase student fees to 10 percent, said Harry Hellenbrand, provost and vice president for academic affairs. Hellenbrand held two open dialogue meetings with faculty addressing the current and future budget situation at CSUN and the California State University ...

How To: Rest and relax with a weekend getaway

Aprile Sumague

October 13, 2009

I’ve heard many times that Las Vegas is the perfect place to spend the weekend. Who wouldn’t agree? There are many things to do from shopping at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, hitting the tables and slots at the casinos, clubbing at Tao, sipping on cocktails at the pool and seeing great shows lik...

It’s not going to fix itself. The problems we face as students can be dealt with if we speak up

Amber Starling

September 23, 2009

Walking across campus on Tuesday, students were crowding around the sorority and fraternity tables. Diligent efforts to raise money and get students to join their organizations were in full swing while people laughed and conversed with a sense of joy. Something was missing. Concern.  To my dismay there...

Staff Editorial: What are you going to do about it?


August 21, 2009

At the start of this summer we faced the worst stage of our financial crisis.  News was saturated with continuous Wall Street woes, business' crumbling and storefronts becoming vacant.  Jobs were lost every Friday, as it became the worst day of the week rather than the one people looked forward to. ...

Harsh times for CSUN students academically and emotionally

Marlene Pantaleon

August 21, 2009

Summer has always been associated with fun, relaxation, and a time to escape the stress as a student. Well, at least that’s what most of us are accustomed to. It couldn’t be any further from the truth for California State University students. Going into my fifth year and what was intended to be my last sem...

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