The Sundial

Students to vote on new USU building

Students to vote on new USU building

Romona Kivett

March 27, 2019

Students will vote in May on the construction of a new University Student Union building that would relocate resource centers like the Veterans Resource Center, Pride Center and Dream Center all under one roof, as well as add a dedicated dining floor, event-focused space and new services.The proposed ...

Provost candidate Dr. Vann Newkirk

Provost candidate Dr. Vann Newkirk

Romona Kivett

March 13, 2019

The provost of Fisk University in Tennessee, a historian, career administrator and professor, is applying for CSUN’s open provost position.Lynching historian and author of "New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universities," Vann Newkirk, has served in an administrative capacity at multip...

Provost candidate Dr. Simon Rhodes

Provost candidate Dr. Simon Rhodes

Romona Kivett

March 13, 2019

A Purdue Ph.D. graduate from England who is running for CSUN's provost has stated that increasing the graduation rate and ensuring students get a well-rounded, interdisciplinary education would be the focus of his goals.Simon Rhodes is one of four candidates being interviewed for the provost position ...

Students ‘teach-in’ at the Oviatt over executive orders and white supremacy

Students ‘teach-in’ at the Oviatt over executive orders and white supremacy

Romona Kivett

February 15, 2019

Students organizing against CSUN’s implementation of Executive Orders 1100-R and 1110 appeared in front of the Oviatt Library Thursday afternoon while the first Faculty Senate meeting of the spring 2019 semester was held inside.Students held a “teach-in,” where they presented a timeline o...

Legacy Chicano/a studies courses canceled

Legacy Chicano/a studies courses canceled

Romona Kivett

February 13, 2019

Longstanding courses in the Chicano/a studies department have been canceled for the first time in their decades-long continuous offerings, due to a new tax on under-enrolled courses.Students who enrolled in Ch.S. 390, the Alternative Chicano/a Press course that produces El Popo, or Ch.S. 486/A, a languag...

A closer look at Iris Peretz and her visual art

A closer look at Iris Peretz and her visual art

Romona Kivett

October 31, 2018

Buried in the western hills of Sylmar sits Hope Gardens, a transitional home for women and children who might otherwise be homeless on the streets of Los Angeles.It’s a quiet place, the glass front door is flanked on one end by a small fountain running down the length of the main building and by...

Learning more about CSUN’s Associated Students president

Learning more about CSUN’s Associated Students president

Romona Kivett

October 9, 2018

The stone benches outside of Sierra Hall are cold and empty, with a sky full of gloomy clouds above casting a gray shadow over the Oviatt Library quad as the sun goes down in the evening over the campus.It’s drab, enough to make anyone want to head straight back home or to their dorms. But you&...

CSUN women headed to Chicago for global change

CSUN women headed to Chicago for global change

Romona Kivett

September 18, 2018

Three CSUN students have been selected to participate in this year’s Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), a program for college-level applicants from all around the country to present their ideas for a better world.This is the third year CSUN has had students chosen to represent themselve...

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