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Letter to the Editor: UNAM is not a conspiracy

Daily Sundial May 12, 2014

I am writing to correct several factual errors in Professor Acuña’s account in the May 7, 2014 Daily Sundial article about CSUN’s relationship with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).Chicana/o...

CSUN’s UNAM partnership could spell disaster

Margarita Nieto, professor of Chicana/o studies, and Javier Rico, a professor from UNAM, speak at an event commemorating Octavio Paz, a Mexican writer. This was the first event of the CSUN-UNAM partnership and the Center for Mexico and Latin American studies. File photo/Daily Sundial
Professor Rudy Acuña May 7, 2014

A recent speech by Asian American studies professor, Glenn Omatsu, reminded me of the importance of Asian American and ethnic studies in combating stereotypes. Omatsu is a pioneer in ethnic studies....

Chicano Studies Department “Dia de los Muertos” celebration to begin Thursday

Clarissa Corona October 31, 2013

Me.E.Ch.A de CSUN and the Chicano Studies Department will have their annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on Thursday and Friday. The two-day celebration is based on tradition, beginning with the Noche...

CSUN makes history with Chicano/a studies

CSUN makes history with Chicano/a studies
Melody Cherchian October 10, 2012

  The department of Chicano/a studies at California State University, Northridge, is the largest of its kind in the nation. This fall semester is the department’s 43rd anniversary, celebrating...

Mural memorializes members of Chicano Studies Department

Students, faculty and family members admire the new mural in Jerome Richfield 130. Kat Russell / Daily Sundial
Kat Russell October 9, 2011

The mural in Jerome Richfield Hall room 130, was dedicated to Chicana/o studies teachers and faculty members who had died. Attendees shared stories and memories of those they lost. The mural project...

Professor’s passion for activism influences his art

Brian De Los Santos March 16, 2011

Professor Harry Gamboa Jr.’s first masterpiece involved a couple cans of spray paint and a wall at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art which served as his canvas. In 1972, Gamboa and two other...

Chicano/a studies department holds walkout and teach-in to protest furloughs and tuition increase

Kimberly Krieger February 4, 2010

Students and faculty in the Chicano/a studies department held a walkout and teach-in event Wednesday to raise awareness of the increasing budget cuts and faculty layoffs. David Rodriguez, chair...

The Storm Isn’t Over

Sarah Smith February 3, 2010

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