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Freshmen introduced to ‘Garbology’ at convocation and encouraged to eliminate waste

Freshmen introduced to 'Garbology' at convocation and encouraged to eliminate waste

Andrew Martinez

September 13, 2013

The annual Freshmen Convocation welcomed the largest class in CSUN history to the lawn of Oviatt Library Thursday evening to learn about the importance of "Garbology", a book written by Edward Humes. President Dianne F. Harrison, along with college department heads and Associated Student (A.S.) representatives, welcomed freshmen as they arrived. Ed...

Hail to all the Matadors

Illustration by: Gabriel Orendain-Necochea

Nupur Kumar

October 17, 2011

I have been to four freshman convocations. Yes, FOUR! One as a first time freshman when I was forced to go and three others as a student leader in Housing when I had to force others to go. I can practically run the whole evening down to you right now. In University 100 classrooms across campus...

Silent protest during Freshman Convocation

Silent protest during Freshman Convocation

Mandi Gosling

September 7, 2010

Student activists silently protested as CSUN freshman gathered at the steps of the Oviatt Library on Thursday, Sept. 2 for the 2010 Freshman Convocation. Dressed in orange jumpsuits and white masks and carrying large signs, they marched onto the stage and through the crowds during the event. Justin Marks, protester and member of the CSU...

Actress Holly Robinson Peete will speak about autism at the Freshman Convocation

Rima Bek

August 31, 2010

Actress, activist and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete has been chosen to speak at this year’s Freshman Convocation. Peete will talk about autism spectrum disorder, which will compliment this year’s freshman common reading book, Mark Haddon’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Tom...

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