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Dianah E. Wynter, a cinema and television professor, congratulates the 2020 and 2021 graduates as they drive past her during the CSUN Grad Parade at CSUN in Northridge, Calif., on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

CSUN celebrates graduates with on-campus car parade

Emily Holshouser and Trevor Morgan June 2, 2021

In a ceremony that spanned four days, thousands of students from the 2020-21 and 2019-20 graduating classes celebrated their achievements via a drive-through parade on campus last week. Students, faculty,...

Photo credit: Vincent Nguyen/The Sundial

Commencement ceremonies to be held at Oviatt, Associated Students announces

Alexi Chidbachian December 9, 2014

  CSUN administration and Associated Students (AS), along with the voices of students have changed the platform for the way 2015 commencement will be held by increasing the number of tickets...

AS survey results show students prefer Oviatt commencement

Andrew Martinez November 17, 2014

By Taya Zoormandan Associated Students (AS) President Tiffany Zaich shared the results of the commencement ceremony survey at the AS meeting this morning, which over 4,300 CSUN students completed and...

CSUN Basketball Season about to Begin

Gabriela Rodriguez November 12, 2014

CSUN students are voting on changing the location of future graduation ceremonies. Matador News reporter Rosanna Siracusa talks to AS Senator Heston Jayasinghe and students about the possible changes....

Illustration by Kristine Delicana/Illustrations Editor

CSUN is trying to ruin graduation for us, yet again

Joshua Khabushani November 10, 2014

In a sequel to last year’s frenzy, campus administration has once again insulted the student body by serving us with yet another false dichotomy. Keep commencement at the Oviatt Library - allowing...

Students discuss on changes to commencement

Candice Criss November 5, 2014

CSUN students voiced their concerns and opinions on the changes of the Spring 2015 graduation ceremony at the USU.

A graduate from the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics is congratulated by President Dianne Harrison during commencement ceremonies at the Oviatt Lawn Thursday morning. Photo Credit: Vincent Nguyen / Contributor

Almost 10,000 graduates participate in first ticketed commencement ceremonies

Mateo Melero May 23, 2014

  CSUN's first-ever ticketed commencement ceremonies ran smoothy as roughly 10,000 graduates took part in six major commencement ceremonies at the Oviatt Lawn, which began Monday and concluded Thursday. With...

Illustration by Jae Kitinoja/Illustrator

It’s OK to apologize for a graduation mess-up

Luis Rivas May 8, 2014

After years — on and off a total of 13 — I finally did it. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a university. The first in my family to do so, although my brother technically beat me to...

AS announces commencement ticket procedure at Monday meeting

Daché Jackson March 18, 2014

Correction: Students are able to print out up to seven tickets, not only seven tickets. Students have permission to print tickets, but if more than seven are printed, the original set become invalid. Students...

President Dianne Harrison decided to increase the number of commencement tickets after a December meeting with Associated Students and William Watkins, vice president of student affairs. File Photo / Daily Sundial

Student protest, petition spark officials to add tickets, extra graduation day

Alex Vejar January 22, 2014

CSUN graduates will now be allowed to request seven tickets instead of four to invite guests to their commencement ceremonies in May after a decision was reached by university officials in December...

Students express frustration about graduation changes at A.S. open forum

Trevor Stamp December 9, 2013

Dozens of students expressed disappointment in the graduation changes that will affect the 2014 commencement ceremonies during a public forum on Monday at the Associated Students (A.S.) weekly senate meeting. A.S....

CSUN is ruining graduation for us all

CSUN is ruining graduation for us all

Abigail Rondon December 8, 2013

I remember being five years old, curly-haired pigtails and a big cheesy smile on my face, looking out into the audience to see my parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and even my baby sister...

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