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Hotel in process of approval to be built, funding will not come from CSUN

Orange grove pictured

Ryan Mancini

October 4, 2016

The deadline for the request for proposal process of a hotel that is set to be constructed at the location of the Orange Grove Bistro will be Oct. 12.Ken Rosenthal, associate vice president of facilities development and operations, said the plans went through a selection process in which the two top qua...

Students react to recent robberies on campus

Police surround man in CSUN parking structure

Samantha Gullikson

September 21, 2016

There have been reports of crimes committed at and around CSUN, which include a women who reported being punched in the face when she met with someone to sell her cell phone near campus, and just last week a student who was attacked in the B6 parking structure while walking back to his vehicle.The incident ...

Crime Blotter for September 5-11

Art piece shows the words

Samantha Gullikson

September 12, 2016

Monday, Sept. 5 · An alleged suspect was arrested by CSUN officers for possession of marijuana and a bench warrant in the B5 parking structure. The alleged suspect was taken to LAPD Van Nuys jail for booking. Tuesday, Sept. 6 · An electric cart was stolen from Juniper Hall by an unknown su...

Crime Blotter August 29 – September 4

Art piece shows the words

Samantha Gullikson

September 5, 2016

Monday, Aug. 29 An unknown suspect etched graffiti onto a wall in Monterey Hall. A hit-and-run occurred in the B5 parking structure when an unknown suspect failed to report the collision with another vehicle. Tuesday, Aug. 30 A key was stolen from an unattended key ring left in Matador Hall. An unkn...

Associated Students Fair give students a warm welcome

Students learn more about Outdoor Adventures from Christine Upton and Juan Carlos Cortez. Photo credit: Samantha Gullikson

Michele Rodriguez

August 30, 2016

The Associated Students (AS) Fair welcomed back hundreds of CSUN students today with music, food and freebies outside the Matador Bookstore Complex.Students were greeted with flyers, planners and free popsicles to help cool down in the heat while a live DJ set kept everyone upbeat and having fun. With...

President Harrison delivers Annual Welcome Address and Reception

Matador band is lined up outside of VPAC

Carolyne Hogikyan

August 27, 2016

CSUN President Dianne Harrison held her fifth Annual Welcome Address and Reception Thursday, at the Valley Performing Arts Center. She began the address by asking all attendees to give a moment of silence for faculty members who passed away this year, as she offered her deepest condolences. Harrison...

Parking permit prices on the rise

Man walks away from car after parking

Donna Lugo

August 26, 2016

CSUN vice president of administration and finance, Colin Donahue, circulated an email last month laying out the parking rate increases for this coming school year. A $9 increase for semester parking permits will be implemented, as well as a $2 increase on daily parking passes, bringing the cost up...

CSUN Introduces Metro U-Pass

Students shown loading onto bus

Samantha Gullikson

August 25, 2016

Metro has partnered with CSUN to introduce Metro’s Universal College Student Transit Pass, also known as a U-Pass, this fall semester. The U-Pass costs $95 for the fall semester and allows students unlimited rides on Metro buses and rail lines from the beginning of fall to the end of winter break. Students...

CFA approves tentative salary agreement

2 chancellors pictured at board meeting

Eric Licas

May 3, 2016

Members of the California Faculty Association ratified a tentative salary deal Tuesday that will raise their salaries by at least 10.5 percent between now and the end of the 2017–2018 academic year.The update of the CFA's agreement with the California State University administration had been unan...

CSUN’s Spring Sky Planetarium Show awes viewers

photo shows spitz-512 star project

Violet Canelo

May 2, 2016

Visitors have a chance to view thousands of glistening stars that are projected onto a 40-foot dome in the Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium at CSUN.The planetarium show offers the chance to get a glimpse of the universe and its constellations, planets and other celestial bodies, which could easily be overlo...

We want to know: Parking citation survey

File Photo / The Sundial

Brooke Holland

April 28, 2016

A lawsuit was placed by The State University Police Association on behalf of three CSUN officers, alleging they were disciplined for not meeting parking ticket quotas.  The California State University board of Trustees and CSUN Police Department are defendants in the case. The Sundial is conduct...

Police Union — Parking tickets are moneymakers for CSU

File Photo / The Sundial

Brooke Holland

April 27, 2016

Parking tickets are moneymakers for the California State University system and campus officers shouldn't have to meet a ticket-writing quota, according to campus police unions. “[CSUN] using this as a money-making system is insane,” said Jeffrey Solomon, president of the Statewide University Police...

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