The Sundial

Grad student moves forward

Yazmin Cruz

November 10, 2009

Mass communications graduate student Esha Momeni, formerly imprisoned in Iran, revealed she is planning an exhibition about her time in prison, while speaking at an event in her honor at CSUN. The event, From CSUN to Iran and Back Again, which was held at the University Student Union’s Northridge Cente...

Graduate student Esha Momeni to recount imprisonment in Iran

Yazmin Cruz

November 5, 2009

Formerly imprisoned communications studies graduate student, Esha Momeni, will speak at CSUN after being allowed to return home. The Women’s Research and Resource Center (WRRC) will host the event, From CSUN to Iran and Back Again, in honor of Momeni on Monday, Nov. 9. The event starts at 4 p.m. at the University S...

CSUN grad student, Esha Momeni, shares the story of her imprisonment in Iran and her return home

Ashley Gordon

August 21, 2009

She’s home. Esha Momeni, a CSUN mass communications graduate student who was imprisoned and later under a travel ban in Iran, returned to the United States on Aug. 11. As she sat in CSUN’s Valley View News studio Aug. 13 awaiting the start of her first interview since arriving in Los Angeles, the conversation revolved around her plans to see the latest Harry Pott...

CSUN grad student Esha Momeni, formerly imprisoned in Iran, returns to Los Angeles

CSUN grad student Esha Momeni, formerly imprisoned in Iran, returns to Los Angeles

Ashley Gordon and Lilianna Oustinovskaya

August 14, 2009

She’s home. Esha Momeni, a CSUN mass communications graduate student who was imprisoned and later under a travel ban in Iran, has returned to the United States. “I didn’t believe I was leaving until I got into the plane, they closed the plane’s door and started going,” Momeni, 29, said. She ...

Graduate student Esha Momeni first to receive Academic Freedom Award

Administrator

May 14, 2009

The arrest and imprisonment of Iranian-American graduate student Esha Momeni received national attention last semester when she was jailed while working on her thesis project in Iran. Momeni, 28, was arrested and held without bail Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008 for allegedly passing another vehicle illegally...

Graduate student Esha Momeni first to receive Academic Freedom Award

Abel Pacheco

May 8, 2009

The arrest and imprisonment of Iranian-American graduate student Esha Momeni received national attention last semester when she was jailed while working on her thesis project in Iran. Momeni, 28, was arrested and held without bail Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008 for allegedly passing another vehicle illegally...

Mass communication graduate student receives first Academic Freedom Award

Abel Pacheco

May 6, 2009

Esha Momeni, a mass communications graduate student who was held in confinement in Iran last fall for 25 days while working on research for the women's movement, received the first Academic Freedom Award Tuesday night almost seven months after she was apprehended. The award ceremony was put on to rec...

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