The Sundial

Students return to school for master’s degrees due to economy


December 6, 2010

One week after Neal Winn, 30, graduated from Connecticut College in 2002, he was employed with the Hartford Insurance Group.  It took Winn a year before he realized insurance was not his business and set out to find a more interesting field to lend his skills. Within a few months, Winn was working...

Five things behind me to help you move forward

Alexandra Brell

May 5, 2010

Don’t have any regrets when you graduate. Take advantage of your freedoms and the diverse education while at CSUN. Photo Courtesy of Alexandra Chavez At the beginning of the year, I thought May would never come. I was ready for the end of the semester as soon as it began. The end is now six days away and ...

Staff Editorial: Transition from graduate to professional begins now


April 12, 2010

For graduating seniors, it’s the final stretch. Many students are currently looking for employment opportunities, hoping that the career-related activities completed on and off campus over the last few years will give them the edge needed over their competitors. Others may be taking this time to...

CSU launches initiative to increase grad rates

Amber Green

February 21, 2010

California State University (CSU) has introduced a graduation initiative that will help increase graduation rates amongst the 23 campuses by eight percent by 2016. Erik Fallis, the media relation’s specialist for the CSU system said the CSU has taken the  step of setting targets for addressing...

Leaders and liberties


October 19, 2009

Dear Bullfighters, American society is a mass of adult babies who want the future to spoon-feed them, coddle them, rock them to sleep, and pay their bills. It is time to wake up, children, take out the pacifier, climb out of the crib, rip off the diaper, fling its fecal contents right into the unblinking...

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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