The Sundial

CSUN library holds retirement party for Oviatt dean

Blanca Gomez

November 30, 2010

Colleagues, friends and students were present in the Jack and Florence Ferman Library Presentation Room Monday evening for the retirement celebration of Susan Curzon, dean of the library for 18 years. In the entrance of the room a student helper was taping a video memento for Curzon for anyone...

Oviatt to host retirement party for library dean

Blanca Gomez

November 19, 2010

The dean of the Oviatt Library is retiring at the end of this semester, but not before her colleagues, friends and students give her a farewell bash. Harry Hellenbrand, provost and vice president for academic affairs, said the university library and himself are the hosts for Susan Curzon’s retirement...

Holocaust survivor speaks to Jewish Studies class about his struggle to survive

Blanca Gomez

October 24, 2010

A Holocaust survivor spoke to a crowded classroom about his life and struggle to keep his hope and survive in a time of turmoil in history, when millions of people died for being different. Students and other campus members gathered Thursday afternoon in Michele Paskow’s Jewish Studies 300 class to ...

Community gathers at Oviatt Library to celebrate the life of librarian Karin Duran

Blanca Gomez

September 28, 2010

Oviatt Library staff, students, community members, organizations, colleagues and family of the late CSUN librarian Karin Durán gathered together to celebrate her life. Durán, who passed away June 11 as a result of complications from a stroke worked as a librarian at CSUN since 1972. “Karin want...

Seafood restaurant guarantees unique dining experience

Blanca Gomez

September 21, 2010

Harold and Belle’s restaurant is located in South Central Los Angeles where you can find a true southern kitchen. In the corner of Jefferson Boulevard and 10th Avenue in the Crenshaw district, Harold and Belle’s has been the local sensation and a family tradition. This family owned restaurant opened its doors back in 1969 by Harold Legaux and his wife ...

Matador Involvement Center holds workshops for students starting new clubs and organizations

Blanca Gomez

September 19, 2010

The Matador Involvement Center has been conducting new club workshops. Jennifer Villarreal, activities assistant for the Matador Involvement Center (MIC) said these one-hour workshops are for students to be introduced to the process of establishing a new club or organization on campus. “...

Living With A Stranger

Blanca Gomez

September 7, 2010

Dorm life can mean freedom away from home, space of your own and learning to live with a total stranger. For any cases, students move in the dormitories where the experiences can be good or bad. It all depends on communication, respect and learning boundaries. When applying to a dormitory there are...

Students learn about clubs and organizations on Meet the Clubs day

Blanca Gomez

September 2, 2010

Matadors explore the diversity of organizations and clubs that CSUN has to offer during the Meet the Clubs fair. Armando Ruiz/ Staff Photographer CSUN students gathered information about clubs and organizations on the first of two Meet the Clubs day. The event, which was hosted by the Matador ...

Overcoming obstacles in pursuit of fashion dreams

Blanca Gomez

September 1, 2010

For Norma Garcia, 23, fashion apparel and design major at CSUN, fashion defines her life. “Fashion is my passion and is a big part of my everyday life, I dress to the way I feel, I don’t need to impress anyone, I am me, and that is it,” Garcia said. “Growing up, I remember playing with ...

Tips for avoiding akward living between roommates

Blanca Gomez

August 30, 2010

When living in a dormitory, here are a few basic facts to know about the stranger that will soon be sharing your space. 1. Get to know your roommate before moving in. The first thing to do, preferably the day you move in, is talk. Ice breakers can work by finding something in common with your new roommate, making things...

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