The Sundial

CFA celebrates the end of furloughs at the Orange Grove Bistro

Jackie Holmes

October 3, 2010

Faculty celebrated the end of furloughs with a champagne toast Friday at the Orange Grove Bistro. California Faculty Association (CFA) vice president Alan Martin said this was a good time to celebrate because it was their payday. A group of about ten faculty members gathered for the celebra...

Desolate staff only lots need to be filled

Susan Murray

March 23, 2010

It seems pretty logical to assume if you were to pull into a six level parking structure and you  happen to find a parking spot on the first floor you would take it. I mean, of course you would. Nobody in their right mind would pass up a convenient spot for a more challenging spot. Unless you’re in a university parking structure where all the preferred spots go to the faculty an...

Common Sense: Five questions for last week’s student protesters

Harrison Leonard

March 8, 2010

Harrison Leonard Contributing Columnist 1. What did you hope to achieve by disrupting classes, blocking traffic, and being distractingly obnoxious? Can you think of any example in recent history where student protests prompted government to do anything, other than arrest law-breakers? I support your...

Letter to the editor: Mar. 8, 2010

Contributor

March 8, 2010

To the Editor, I wanted to comment on today’s walkout. And please note, this is just my opinion. Today I saw the most useless display of energy I’ve ever seen on campus. Students were walking through the quads and halls, yelling and banging on walls and opening classroom doors to disrupt classes....

Letter to the editor: Mar. 8, 2010

Contributor

March 8, 2010

Dear editor, With the ongoing budget cuts and sometimes unexpected tuition and fee hikes, it is easy to see why so many students are frustrated that they are paying more for less. Teachers are being required to take up to five furlough days per semester. This means that in a class that meets two times...

Furlough days on Thanksgiving week

Michelle Nelson

November 29, 2009

What would have been a two-day Thanksgiving break may have turned into a week-long vacation since many professors have decided to take furlough days this week due to the holiday. Molly Nguyen, administrative assistant for the Asian American Studies department said that so far, nine professors have...

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