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Students across the country use illegal and legal substances to concentrate in college. A CSUN student, who preferred to stay anonymous said he takes a hit before sitting down to study.

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Although many people may stereotype drug users as party goers or addicts, what might be surprising is that some students, like a senior journalism major (who chose to remain anonymous), actually use it to help them buckle down and get through their student work. See DRUGS p. 4

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former CSUN student was sentenced Monday to 17-years to life in a state mental hospital for the 2009 murder of his mother. A judge ruled in October that CSUN math graduate John Soria, 26, had committed the seconddegree murder of Carmen Soria, 47, but found him not guilty by reason of insanity. Carmen Soria died in her home from multiple stab

wounds, according to the coroner's reports. John Soria, then 23, beat, strangled, and stabbed his mother with a knife and fork in 2009, according to a report by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. "He had no previous mental health issues or had ever had any previous criminal records," said LAPD Detective Humberto Fajardo, who was in charge of the case, to the Daily Sundial in 2009. Soria will be committed to Patton State Hospital in San Bernardino, reported.

restructuring plan initiated by the Associated Student government for Student Production and Campus Entertainment (S.P.A.C.E.) is stirring controversy amongst the two groups. According to A.S. Vice President Sydni Powell, there are three possible recommendations that the A.S. senate could choose. Two of the three options move existing members and rename positions. “It wasn’t us trying to strike down or take away student involvement,” said Powell. “We obviously see there’s a lot of flaws and we’re trying to address them.” The last recommendation is making the S.P.A.C.E. members unhappy,

according to Powell. The proposal calls for the addition of a separate entity composed of staff members and graduate students to handle events such as Big Show, leaving the current S.P.A.C.E. members to plan smaller events on campus. The recommendation would compose a student evaluation committee to review the planning process. “The main problem with the restructuring is that it would take focus of certain events away from Associated Student S.P.A.C.E.,” said a S.P.A.C.E. member who chose to remain anonymous. “It wouldn’t let us use our full potential of creating large based events.” According to A.S. President Amanda Flavin, a task force composed of Senate members, S.P.A.C.E. board members and cabinet members put forth the three possible restructur-

ing recommendations for the organization. “Even if S.P.A.C.E. is unhappy with the changes, then they need to run for office and be elected by the students to make changes,” said Flavin. “S.P.A.C.E. is ultimately an extension of student government and is controlled through the board of directors, so the board of directors has the ultimate say of what the structure of S.P.A.C.E. should be.” Powell explained that the controversial plan created problems because it called for more money to hire new staff, lacked the office space for the new members, and could not be implemented overnight. She added that existing members could serve to help alleviate the cost in the meantime.

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Continued from page 1 “A lot of their concerns revolves around student involvement,” said Vice President Sydni Powell. “One of the proposals kind of takes responsibilities away from students and puts it in staff hands.” Some senators, however, do not feel like the restructuring is necessary. “Why are we fixing something that isn’t broken?” Senator Sooni Livingston asked shortly after Powell’s presentation. Flavin did not allow Powell to answer Livingston’s question, saying only questions that were valid and concerning the vice president’s powerpoint presentation were to be answered at that time. Further comments could be made during discussion, Flavin said. Despite three S.P.A.C.E. board members sitting in the audience for three hours, this discussion was taken out of the Senate’s agenda in the end and not discussed Tuesday. “Either way I will be able to function as a director,” said Executive Director of S.P.A.C.E. Noelle Chestnut. The restructuring plans are to be discussed during the Senate’s private winter retreat in January.

Proposals are in the works to nearly double the fuel efficiency of U.S.-produced cars Anthony Carpio daily sundial


ll vehicles made in the U.S. will have a combined fuel efficiency of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, if a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency with the U.S. Department of Transportation comes to fruition. As gas prices rise, the increase in demand for fuel-efficient vehicles by consumers have grown with them. The United States has the worst fuel economy performance compared to other car-manufacturing countries, according to the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The council reported the United States had a combined – passenger and light-commercial vehicles – rating of 28.3 miles per gallon. This pales in comparison to Europe and Japan, whose fueleffeciencies are 45.1 and 43.7 miles per gallon respectively. The proposed miles per gallon standard and the figures calculated does not mean that a single vehicle should have this efficiency. Rather, it would reflect the average fuel-efficiency of all the cars in a manufacturer’s fleet. Dr. Larry Caretto, CSUN mechanical engineering professor, has seen the compromise that needs to be made when automobile manufacturers are building more fuel-efficient cars. “There’s always a tradeoff. There’s fuel economy and then there’s cost,” he said. “You get more fuel economy because of all this new technology and the new vehicle cost becomes higher.

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Although if gasoline keeps staying around $4 a gallon, maybe it will be worth the investment.” Consumers are expected to save $4,400 during a vehicle’s lifetime with the new fuel-economy standard, according to a report by the EPA and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Most vehicle manufacturers have been supportive and accepting of the new proposed regulation, but one company has taken a strong stance against it. Although Volkswagen is in favor of

producing fuel-efficient vehicles, the company does not support the 54.5 miles per gallon target, said Tony Cervone, Volkswagen executive vice president of communications, in a July press release. The new standard “places an unfairly high burden on passenger cars, while allowing special compliance flexibility for heavier light trucks,” Cervone added. A recent trend in the automotive world has manufacturers building forcedinduced engines, which use either a turbocharger or supercharger, instead of V-8

engines. This may be more efficient, but it would cost more to build. “It’s going to cost the driver more up front, but you’ll save money on gasoline,” Caretto said. “They’re probably expensive to get them to really run well and to have the control, so when the driver puts his foot on the throttle the turbo kicks in right now.” Other technology being used by manufacturers are automatic cylinder shutoffs and hybrid technology, which is used by almost every company, Caretto said.

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Continued from page 1 The student first used marijuana recreationally when he went to school in Long Beach. He would smoke during free time and while reading a book. After noticing how deeply he got into the book, and how fun it was to read, he noticed the potential for using marijuana in school. Instead of making him feel groggy and distracted, he said cannabis helps him cool down and study. “(I like to) snap a few bowls before the day starts, go to class, have a great time in lecture, answer some questions in class; (it) makes class interesting,” the 24-year-old said. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana can affect judgement, memory and perception. "I can't recommend taking any drug that is not prescribed to you," said Dr. Mark Stevens, Director and Psycologist of CSUN's University Counseling Services. He described taking drugs without a prescription as potentially dangerous. If a student on financial aid is convicted of a drug offense, he or she will become ineligible for financial aid, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Although medical cannabis use is legal in California with the use of a “club card,” as the student calls Photo Illustration by Tessie Navarro / Visual Editor it, it is technically a federal offense. CSUN student said he sets a weekly budget of $20 for weed. He uses However, there is evidence it to concentrate while he studies for his classes at home. of the potential of cannabis. In a study published by PubMed, than non-users. This suggests intelligence. patients with schizophrenia who that, in some cases, with proper When students struggle in school, used marijuana regularly per- use for the proper people, using they are sometimes prescribed drugs formed better on cognitive tests the drug can actually increase like Ritalin and Adderral.

“Be sure you know what you’re doing. If you’ve gotten so far already without doing it, just ease into it. Don’t go knee-deep into it, just ease into it.” -CSUN Journalism major, 24-years-old While these drugs can be effective in helping students with Attention Deficit Disorder to focus, they are highly controversial and can have undesired side-effects. Ritalin works by stimulating the activity of dopamine and noradrenaline in certain areas of the brain relating to focus. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Ritalin, or Methylphenidate, can potentially cause some of a whole host of side-effects, including nausea, restlessness, irregular heartbeat, depression and hallucinations. According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, the prescription drugs teens and young adults most commonly abuse include Ritalin and painkillers, such as OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin. The journalism major said that Ritalin and Adderral are too intense for him and not worth the benefits. “I’ve tried Adderall before, like it was cool, like super-focus, but I couldn’t handle the fact that I couldn’t sleep afterwards,” he said. “There (are) other people walking around, they’re trying to sell Addy (Adderral), Ritalin,” the student said. “That’s coming

around our way, and I just tell ‘em to keep walking.” Dr. Stevens warns against getting drugs like Ritalin and Adderall from "street" sources, outside of the prescription of a professional doctor. There are tests that patients have to go through before getting a prescription, and purchasing these drugs from someone not licensed to dispense them can mean that the drug is not right for you. When the student started using marijuana before some of his classes his academic performance improved so much that his cumulative Grade Point Average went from 2.2 to 2.9. The student suggested that it is important to have experience and understand cannabis before diving into it, especially in regards to your school work. He said he also sets a weekly budget of $20 for weed to make sure that he does not overspend. “Be sure you know what you’re doing,” the CSUN student suggests for anyone considering using pot to get through school. “If you’ve gotten so far already without doing it, just ease into it. Don’t go knee-deep into it, just ease into it.”

Don’t freak: study tips for less stressful finals Rachel Costahaude daily sundial


inals season is upon us, and it’s time to finally take the cellophane off those textbooks and crack them open in preparation for caffeine-fueled allnighters. But before hitting the books, fill your metaphorical tool belt with study tips to whip out and make study time more productive.

Don’t cram Procrastination tends to be most students’ worst enemy. Getting focused and organized makes one’s workload much more manageable. Ramon Machuca, mechanical engineering major, said studying everyday, from class-to-class, throughout the semester reduces stress and helps him retain more information. Trying to cram a semester of information into one week will often prove to be counterproductive.

Study in croups It has long been said a person learns better if they teach the material they are studying. Study groups allow students to collaborate on questions they may have while better learning the information they do know. While group study can be a distraction, students in a responsible group can keep each other in check. If the professor gives a study guide, study groups also have the advantage of the divide-and-conquer method.

Take tests As much as college students hate tests, a great way to study for a test is by taking more of them. Consistently testing not only affirms knowledge, it enhances it, according to the New York Times. Stay sharp by retaking tests. “Redoing tests from earlier in the semester helps me to remember the information,” said mechanical engineering junior Ben Bell. “And you know that’s the information the professor will be testing you on.”

Switch subjects “I usually try to break my work down into different sections and do it one at a time,” said Amanda Reyna, creative writing junior. It’s important to remember that a subject cannot be mastered in one sitting. It’s best to switch between subjects every half hour or so to keep from being overloaded with information. Oldies, but goodies Some study tactics get ruled out too quickly simply because they’re age-old

ideas that lack excitement. Diana Ocampo, psychology freshman, said she creates practice problems for herself and gets good rest the night before the test. “I work more on things that are hard facts versus opinion,” said Traci Wilson, liberal studies senior, who also recommends typing and rewriting class notes. Flash cards, highlighting and mnemonic devices are time-tested tactics student’s love. CSUN also offers several tutoring centers specializing in various subjects often free of charge.


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Postcards from abroad with Kristin Hugo


s your hometown or residence a smallville, with all the excitement of a patch of dirt? I come from “The Bubble” consisting of cows, single-family housing and grass. I’m hardly inclined to return there during breaks in the school year because there seems to be simply nothing to do. I’d much rather spend my time traveling. Los Angeles on the other hand is an Eden of adventure, with more opportunities, subcultures, parties, events and ideas than I even have time to partake in. The Bubble, consisting of Danville and Alamo in Northern California, has no Disney Center, fabric district, university, or famous landmarks. There’s not even a movie theater. Anyone who grew up in Los Angeles, even the slightly more suburban areas like Northridge, should be grateful for the variety of opportunities afforded them, and I’m always thankful to be able to live here at CSUN now. Luckily, when living in The Bubble I was able to occupy my time with running. Any able-bodied person can go running, pretty much regardless of where they are. I spent most of

my free time while growing up running and training with my high school’s cross country and track teams. In track and cross country we ran a variety of trails around the school, which we ran dozens of times. Running at a particular trail at Macedo Ranch, in the foothills of Mount Diablo State Park, had more surprises than I expected. Initially, the trails were just long patches of dirt to me surrounded by grass, which was dead most of the year. But as I followed them deeper into the park, I couldn’t help but be inspired by the place. I’ve seen plenty of ground squirrels, turkey vultures, deer, and I’ve heard choruses of coyotes and frogs. And cattle, I’ve seen lots and lots of cattle. With enough exploring, eventually I found streams, animal traps, tree canopies, ponds, and a long exposed dike rising over the hills like the plates of an huayangosaurus. I presented this trail to my friend and shortly after, while walking her dog there, she ventured into a ravine, where she discovered many bones littering the ground. Cow bones, to be precise, and at least one full cow skeleton. So I took home some

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A family hikes towards an exposed dike in the foothills of Mount Diablo State Park.

bovine vertebrae and my friend got a skull. We took some tasteless photos of each other posing with legs and a jawbone. We dubbed this “The Cow Graveyard.” Later I was running at a trail deeper in the hills, and I saw some turkey vultures circling an area not visible from the trail. I walked down the hill to where they were and sure enough there was a freshly deceased cow. I came back a year later. The grass was as dead as the animal, but the bones were still there. I had brought another former high-school friend to the spot, and since the scene of the crime was outside viewing area for anyone who sticks to the

trail, almost all the bones were still there. She picked up a pelvis, we arranged the bones to look like a happy face, and we ran home. I have traveled from Arcata to Arcadia, from The Bahamas to Costa Rica. I’ve lived in Canada for years and been across the sea to France, Italy and Spain. I’m no stranger to the excitement of getting away. But here is the reason I wrote an experience about my home town for the travel section: you can find gems wherever you look for them. You don’t need funding for a luxurious adventure, just a sense of appreciation for your surroundings. Here’s to you finding your own cow graveyard.

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oming off an embarrassing playoff series where they were swept by the Mavericks, it’s quite apparent the Lakers aren’t primed to make another championship run anytime soon. The Lakers looked sluggish and old against a team that was older than them. The Lakers scrambled defensively to stop Dallas’ onslaught of 3-pointers to no avail, and allowed backup point guard J.J. Barea to enter the paint and wreak havoc at will. When the long-awaited end of the lockout came, so did a new CBA that harbors a certain clause, one that changes everything. Under the new agreement, teams are allowed one amnesty cut, meaning they can cut any one player from

their team like they never existed. The cut player’s salary would be completely wiped off the team’s payroll and the extra cap space could be used to sign a free agent or aid in potential trades. The Lakers should use this clause with Metta World Peace (formerly known as Ron Artest) to free up room to financially sustain the salary of arguably the best point guard in the game, Chris Paul, for the foreseeable future at the cost of giving up their young center, Andrew Bynum. Not only would this move free up $22 million over the next three seasons ($6.8 for the upcoming one), it would get rid of an aging, psychotic player bereft of offense (8.5 points per game on 39 percent shooting) who can’t even fulfill his once-proud role of being a lockdown defender. More importantly, it gives the Lakers the financial relief they need to pull of the muchspeculated trade centered around Bynum and Paul. Chris Paul, who’s set to make about $16.4 million this season, has not really shown interest in resigning with the Hornets when his contract expires next year, and New Orleans believes dealing him now would be the best solution as they’d get nothing if he simply walks. Salary-wise, the Lakers can match with a package of Bynum and Steve Blake

– and maybe throw in a firstround pick to sweeten the deal. To put things bluntly, the Lakers’ front office would be stupid to not pursue this offer or one similar to it. The last couple of years have made two things quite clear: Derek Fisher can’t run the point any longer on offense or defense, and Andrew Bynum is not the dominant player the Lakers thought he would be. Paul is a perfect fit for the Lakers. He plays top-notch perimeter defense, something the Lakers desperately need at the point guard position, feeds open players effortlessly and is capable of going for 50-plus points in a game. He’s a bonafide superstar who, coupled with Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant, would make a trio as deadly as Miami’s. Every year, buzzwords like “potential” are thrown around when describing Bynum due to his young age (24), and this has kept him in general manager Mitch Kupchak’s clutches for years as trade rumors revolving around him are continually shot down. But the reality is that Bynum is an injury prone, bad-tempered player who seems to have reached his maximum growth. And if the Hornets are buying, the Lakers better sell. While not a bad player by any means, Bynum’s knees seem to be made of

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All-Star point guard Chris Paul (right) could be what Kobe Bryant (left) and the Los Angeles Lakers need to get back to their championship form.

soggy cardboard. In his sixyear career, he’s missed 160 games, a total of nearly two seasons. Last season, his numbers regressed as he dropped nearly four points per game and, worst of all, Bynum never shows up when the Lakers need him most: in

the Finals. Bynum didn’t play a single game in the 2007-08 Finals against the Celtics, and only played an average of 18 minutes per game against the Magic the following year. When he did get significant playing time, he


only averaged 7.4 points per game in the rematch against the Celtics in 2009-10. Los Angeles needs to stop holding on to Bynum. They already have a dominant post player in Gasol. An equally dominant point guard would send them over the edge.

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What are the Matadors saying on the social network? How does “Chris Paul to the Lakers” sound? (see above) @stop_cammertime, Camille Mahlknecht, women’s basketball Not really liking this “Dwight Howard to the lakers” talk. Superman never wore yellow. Dec. 5

And with a smug smile. What awkward swag. @Jia_hoops23, Jianni Jackson, women’s basketball That Awkward Moment When you shout the wrong answer in class With confidence Dec. 5 One only loves it when one wins. @kpeas13, Kaitlyn Petersen, women’s basketball Gotta love parking wars in the student lot @RLFriess #WeInThis Nov. 30 Actually, her vocabulary is just too advanced. She should be going to UC Northridge. @violetalama, Violet Alama, women’s basketball This girl just said “unirrelevant” in her speech... Now we are making our own words #ijustcant Dec. 6

We’re starting a pool of when he’s going to lose a game next. You in, coach? @CoachTrutanic, Mario Trutanic, women’s basketball assistant coach Tim Tebow is the most interesting man in the world. #tebow #winning Dec. 4 #ThatAwkwardMoment when you realize you were the one sitting across from Natalie Allen in a waiting room. @natalie09allen, Natalie Allen, women’s volleyball Those annoying people that sit across from you in the waiting room that don’t stop talking!! I don’t need to know your life story #annoyed Dec. 1 Even more awkward if you have a girl sitting on your passenger seat. @TravyLeww Travis Magorien, men’s volleyball That awkward moment when you get flipped off while driving and you pull up next to them at a red light #WhatsUpAsshole Dec. 2 Some people like the sun. Some people like the rain. No one likes the wind. =((( @JO3FRANCO, Joe Franco, men’s soccer Wind needs to calm down! Nov. 30

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fter being unable to leave victorious in a close game at Pepperdine Saturday, the Matadors (4-4) are looking to bounce back and avoid a three-game losing streak as they face San Jose State (1-7) Wednesday night at the Matadome. Turnovers have been an issue CSUN has faced in most of its games this season. In their prior game, the Matadors threw the ball away 26 times. Head coach Jason Flowers and his squad realizes the team needs to be more wary of holding on to the ball. “It’s difficult being a point guard and knowing

what to do and knowing the game at all times,” freshman guard Ashlee Guay said, who had eight turnovers Saturday. “I made a lot of mistakes, but I’m hoping to do better and take care of the ball more.” Though turnovers inevitably led to the latest loss and adjustments need to be made, Flowers believes that his young team is developing well. “We’ve shot at a pretty good percentage for us and lately we’ve been doing a pretty good job at rebounding,” Flowers said. “So the challenge with a young group is to continue to get better in the things you’re making progress in and not take steps back and just improve on the other things that you need to work on.” Matador center Jasmine Erving, who became fifth all-

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time in rebounds and fourth all-time in field goals in team history Saturday, is looking to continue where she left off against Pepperdine, but also try and spread the ball around to her teammates. “Everyone on our team is capable of having a big game, so I think any night it can be anybody,” she said. “In the Pepperdine game, our guards did a great job getting the ball into me and you never know, (during) San Jose (it) could be someone else’s turn. I think anyone is capable of having a big night like that on our team.” CSUN lost starting guard Janae Sharpe during the game against Santa Clara and sat out during the game against Pepperdine due to a shoulder injury, but Flowers’ bench has been there to fill in her spot. “I think the bench has been pretty good,” Flowers said. “We’ve gone from a situation where maybe we’ve been limited in that area last season because of injuries and different things, where this year we’ve had different people play different roles and step up. And at different times, I think that

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Center Jasmine Erving (34) and the Matadors look to bounce back from a two-game losing streak after falling in a close game to Pepperdine in the last seconds of the game.

just adds to the bench. When everybody comes back and is healthy, we just add numbers to it.” San Jose State leads the overall record between the two universities 3-7. The last meeting resulted in a 62-61 win for the Matadors on Nov. 20, 2009 in the Event Center. A key player for the

Spartans is forward Brittany Johnson, who was named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week. The senior currently shoots 43.8 percent from the field, averages 19.3 points per game and collects 8.5 rebounds per game. But San Jose has had its struggles early in the season, losing its first six games and

earning its first win against Northern Arizona on Dec. 1. The team is led by first-year head coach Tim La Kose, who coached 10 years at Cal State Bakersfield and is a CSUN alumnus. “We don’t go into games looking at a team’s records. With that being said, (San Jose) have improved each time out,” Flowers said.


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