The Sundial

CSUN President Jolene Koester to step down and retire

Yazmin Cruz

May 9, 2011

CSUN President Jolene Koester will retire by the end of Fall 2011. Koester sent out an email earlier today announcing her plan to faculty and students. Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Harry Hellenbrand who has worked with Koester said she will be missed. "It's a big loss to us...

A.S. election results

Yazmin Cruz

April 14, 2011

A.S. election results are in. Amanda Flavin and Sydni Powell from Strength in Diversity won the bid for the presidency. Along with deciding who their new representatives will be for the 2011-12 school year, students voted and passed the sole constitutional amendment on the ballot, which proposed to...

Editor’s Note

Yazmin Cruz

January 24, 2011

The start of the new semester brings changes to the Daily Sundial, but our commitment to the CSUN community remains the same. We are dedicated to accurately informing students, faculty and staff about issues that impact their lives. We often get questions about how the Sundial works. The Sundial is...

Chatsworth fire

Yazmin Cruz

September 13, 2010

Update: The fire has been knocked down. (3:03 p.m.) Two to three acres are burning in Chatsworth. Matt Levesque, an inspector with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said no homes are threatened by the fire. Both the L.A. county and city units are on scene. Levesque said the county fire depar...

California Faculty Association releases report revealing mismanagment of public, private funds

Yazmin Cruz

August 25, 2010

The California Faculty Association (CFA)  has released a report that shows public and private funding, such as those generated by revenue operations like auxiliary organizations, have been mixed. The report states the CSU Chancellor's Office, including the CSU system's executive vice chancellor and...

CSUN’s Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Terry Piper dies

Yazmin Cruz

May 14, 2010

UPDATE: The memorial service honoring Piper will be held Monday, May 17, 2010 at 2 p.m. on the Manzanita Hall Lawn. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Terry D. Piper Endowment. Dr. Terry Piper, vice president for Student Affairs, who had taken an indefinite leave at the beginn...

CSUN student and alumna die in car crash on Roscoe Boulevard

Yazmin Cruz

May 7, 2010

A CSUN student and alumna have been identified as two of the four victims of a fatal crash. Danielle Wolf, 22, and Kristin Norris, 22, were in a yellow 2007 Chevrolet Corvette that crashed at high speed on Thursday. Two males accompanied Wolf and Norris. Det. Bill Bustos of the LAPD’s Valley Traffic Di...

Students rally in Sacramento against budget cuts

Students rally in Sacramento against budget cuts

Yazmin Cruz

March 23, 2010

 SACRAMENTO, Calif. - CSUN students along with other students and faculty from across the Golden State who rallied on the steps of the Capitol against budget cuts were encouraged by speakers to continue their activism even after the March in March event was over. The event’s master of ceremonies Reid Milburn, student senate for California community colleges president, said change de...

Students statewide ‘March in March’ to rally against budget cuts

Students statewide ‘March in March’ to rally against budget cuts

Yazmin Cruz

March 22, 2010

Sacramento - Students and faculty from across the Golden State who rallied on the steps of the Capitol against budget cuts were encouraged by speakers to continue their activism even after the March in March event was over. The event’s master of ceremonies Reid Milburn, student senate for California...

Professor injured during the March 4 protest speaks

Professor injured during the March 4 protest speaks

Yazmin Cruz

March 9, 2010

On the morning of March 4, Professor Karren Baird-Olson was teaching one of her American Indian Studies classes and gave students a choice to join in on the “Day of Action.” “I had learned through advertising that a demonstration was going to take place throughout the day,” Olson said. Ol...

Student protesters speak out against police force and media misrepresentation

Yazmin Cruz

March 5, 2010

The five students who were arrested during the March 4 demonstrations held a press conference denouncing the force used against them by police and the misrepresentation they received in the media. The conference was held in front of the Oviatt Library where Anthony Ratcliff, a professor of Pan A...

Car chase ends on the sixth floor of B3 parking structure

Yazmin Cruz

March 3, 2010

A suspected drunk driver was apprehended on the rooftop of the B3 parking structure Wednesday at about 6:45 p.m. “We received a call from the manager at Gelson’s on Ventura and Hayvenhurst about a possible suspected drunk driver,” said Sgt. Walter Hanna of the West Valley division. Hanna sa...

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