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

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 of last year. In addition, one day was added to the commencement schedule in order to separate so...

CSUN students discuss New Year’s resolutions for 2014

CSUN students discuss New Year’s resolutions for 2014

Negin Daneshfar

January 21, 2014

Yet another year has come and gone. At the end of every New Year’s Eve party, Americans gather round to set ambitions for the upcoming year. Promises of eating healthier, being kinder to friends and family, procrastinating less, and studying more. CSUN students are keeping their New Year’s re...

Mayor Eric Garcetti, other officials give earthquake advice at CSUN event for 20th anniversary of Northridge quake

Mayor Eric Garcetti, other officials give earthquake advice at CSUN event for 20th anniversary of Northridge quake

Leilani Peltz

January 18, 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was among multiple dignitaries, as well as current and past elected officials, to visit CSUN for a commemorative event Friday in honor of the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The Valley Economic Alliance, the organization created in direct response t...

Podcast: Former Daily Sundial students reflect on Northridge Earthquake

Podcast: Former Daily Sundial students reflect on Northridge Earthquake

Alex Vejar

January 17, 2014

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/129913423" params="color=990000&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] The 1994 Northridge earthquake devastated the Cal State Northridge campus to the tune of $400 million in damage and a pair of tragic...

Undocumented students and their allies urge CSUN for a resource center

Undocumented students and their allies urge CSUN for a resource center

John Saringo-Rodriguez

December 13, 2013

>>> CORRECTION: Economics major and undocumented student is named David Gonzalez, not David Gonzales. Passions flared as CSUN’s immigrant rights advocacy group Dreams To Be Heard (DTBH) expressed why creating an undocumented resource center on campus is necessary. “We need a space whe...

CSUN honors the legacy of Nelson Mandela

CSUN honors the legacy of Nelson Mandela

Champaign Williams

December 13, 2013

The world lost a revolutionary leader last Thursday. A leader who hoped to free his people from the tyranny of white racist rule. A leader who fought the law that created a racially separate, unequal, and unjust society for black Africans. A leader who suffered for years before experiencing the manifesta...

CSUN fraternity has a surprising link to Elvis Presley

CSUN fraternity has a surprising link to Elvis Presley

Chandelor Armstrong

December 10, 2013

It all began with a dream of initiating someone famous as an honorary member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) Fraternity at Arkansas State College in the fall of 1960.  Chapter president Rick Husky came up with the idea of presenting Elvis Presley with an award.  Due to Elvis' generous charitable contrib...

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