The Sundial

Professor’s editorial in LA Times supporting tuition increases sparks silent demonstration

Armando Ruiz

December 9, 2010

Concerned CSUN students gathered outside the door of an economics class Wednesday afternoon as part of a silent demonstration. Students came out in response to an Op-Ed article Professor Shirley V. Svorny wrote for the L.A. Times titled, “Make College Cost More.” The article that was publishe...

Town hall meeting to address students’ concerns

Adria Brodie

November 15, 2010

CSUN students will receive another opportunity to ask questions and address concerns about issues impacting their student life during a second Presidents’ Town Hall Meeting today. A.S. President Conor Lansdale said he is not sure what topics will be addressed during the meeting, but thinks students...

Students outraged over CSU Board of Trustees approved a five percent tuition increase for the spring semester

Adria Brodie

November 10, 2010

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to approve a two-step tuition increase equaling 15 percent and adopted the 2011-12 budget requesting financial support from the governor and legislature in a boost of $379 million. Students will pay an additional $105 (5 pe...

Students protest tuition increase outside CSU Chancellor’s office

Adria Brodie

November 10, 2010

LONG BEACH, Calif. - Students protested outside the California State University (CSU) Office of the Chancellor in Long Beach Tuesday after they voiced their opposition for possible tuition and fee increases for the spring semester and the 2011-12 academic year. More than 20 students addressed the...

Students prepare to protest tuition increase at Chancellor’s office in Long Beach

Reanna Delgadillo

November 7, 2010

This week the Cal State University (CSU) system will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday in Long Beach at the Chancellor’s office to discuss and vote on the budget for the next academic year. The vote will also include an increase in tuition and enrollment. Michael Uhlenkamp, CSU director of Media Relations...

Student Government Elections? Who gives a %^&*?

Dan Monteleon

March 29, 2010

My name is Dan Monteleone, Director of Elections of the CSUN Associate Students, Inc. Packets are available at the A.S. Office (USU-100) and are due March 3rd, 2010 at 4:30 PM. But to be honest, who cares? Who cares if your tuition is being raised semester after semester? Who cares if your classes...

Letter to the editor: Mar. 10, 2010

William Herbe

March 9, 2010

In response to Lisa Squier’s letter published Mar. 9: Lisa Squier: I am proud to be an active participant in the walkout.  My participation included classroom interruptions and blocking traffic by sitting in the street. I am also dismayed you didn’t mention the horrendous police brutality...

Letter to the editor: Mar. 8, 2010


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


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...

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...

CSUN bands together through the thick and thin, but will it be enough to change the budget crisis?

William Herbe

August 27, 2009

The students and faculty have wasted no time in voicing their complaints and anger over the recent budget cut crisis that has taken CSUN hostage. The Daily Sundial has been publishing stories regarding the problems students and faculty are facing and who is to blame. The reactions are helping the campu...

Fall semester tuition increase a burden for students

Pablo Belloso Chavez

August 26, 2009

Earlier this summer, California State University students received the news that tuition for this fall semester has increased roughly 30 percent due to millions of dollars in state of California budget shortages. Nearly $600 million was cut from state funding for the CSU system in the midst of a record...

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