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Students, community gather to watch ‘Superbad’ at final Summer Movie Fest

As summer draws to a close so does CSUN’s third annual Summer Movie Fest. The final movie shown yesterday was the R-rated film “Superbad.” Every Thursday during the summer the Associated Students (AS) host movie screenings on the Oviatt Library Lawn which are free and open to the public. Around a thousand people gathered on […]

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Matafest informs students about USU services

Matafest informs students about USU services

  CSUN’s 2014-15 academic year kicked off Thursday with Matafest, an event geared toward welcoming the students to the campus and also providing information about services offered by the University Student Union (USU). Despite 90-plus degree weather, hundreds of students attended the event and visited tents that detailed services such as the Games Room, the […]

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Campus buildings experience brief power outage

Campus buildings experience brief power outage

  UPDATE>> The power outage affected the entire campus, according to Jason Wang, senior director of Physical Plant Management (PPM). Several CSUN campus buildings experienced a brief power outage just before noon Thursday due to a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power equipment failure, officials said. More than 90 percent of the campus had […]

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The Sundial’s new digital guru

The Sundial’s new digital guru

Some people have such a passion for their craft that they strive to share their skills with others. This is the case for Gretchen Macchiarella, the new publisher for CSUN’s student newspaper The Sundial. Macchiarella graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to pursue a career in journalism as a business reporter and […]

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Police: two suspects apprehended in pursuit “acting very suspiciously”

Police: two suspects apprehended in pursuit “acting very suspiciously”

The Oxnard man involved in high-speed pursuit that ended on the CSUN campus Tuesday morning was being booked at the Ventura County Jail Wednesday, authorities said. Andrew Coombs, 25, and Melissa Riley, 30, allegedly crashed a stolen van into a curb near the Valley Performing Arts Center around 11:30 a.m., the Simi Valley Police Department […]

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Associated Students welcome back semester with fair

Associated Students welcome back semester with fair

Students gathered at the Associated Students (AS) Fair to learn about the services AS offers and to take a break between classes. The event was held on Bayramian Lawn to inform students ways to get involved on campus as they enter the fall semester. Daniel Ramos, AS event adviser, said, “We want students to know […]

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CSUN students welcome loan reform

CSUN students welcome loan reform

SEE ALSO: Student debt by the numbers While most students were vacationing during the summer and venturing off to distant lands, President Barack Obama exercised his executive order rights to sign a legislation that could save students with federal loan debt thousands of dollars over the years. Obama has added more reforms to federal loan […]

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CSUN student debt by the numbers

CSUN student debt by the numbers

While most students were vacationing during the summer and venturing off to distant lands, President Barack Obama exercised his executive order rights to sign legislation that could save students with federal loan debt thousands of dollars over the years. Last year, CSUN had over seven thousand recipients eligible for financial aid loans. Only California State […]

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Adminstrators meet and eat with students at annual President’s Lunch

Adminstrators meet and eat with students at annual President’s Lunch

  William Watkins, vice president of student affairs, and Brandon Martin, director of athletics, took some time to talk to students at the annual CSUN President’s Lunch event. The Orange Grove Bistro cooked a lunch of hamburgers and veggie burgers, and also served watermelon and chips. Server volunteers were made up of CSUN staff from […]

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Suspects captured near VPAC after crash

Suspects captured near VPAC after crash

UPDATE >> An Oxnard man and a Riverside County woman were taken into custody by CSUN Department of Police Services after their vehicle crashed into a curb near the loading dock of the Valley Performing Arts Center Aug. 26, 2014, police said. Andrew Coombs of Oxnard and Melissa Riley of Menifee were involved in a pursuit […]

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Games room welcomes students with free gaming all day

Games room welcomes students with free gaming all day

  Students take a break from the stress of the first day of the fall semester by participating in free game day at the USU.

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Students experience parking problems in first week of the semester

Students experience parking problems in first week of the semester

  Students are forced to deal with congestion when it comes to parking on the CSUN campus during the first week of the semester.

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