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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,...

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You just graduated from CSUN: Now what?

Diane Roxas April 11, 2018

Graduation is fast approaching but there is one question that is on every graduating student’s mind: “What’s next?” There are three paths that college graduates usually take after getting their...

red and black banner inside bookstore reading Welcome to Gradfest

Excitement as graduation dawns on CSUN seniors

Gisselle Pernett March 26, 2018

Emotion filled the CSUN Campus Store during GradFest on March 14 and 15 as graduating seniors made one of their last stops before graduation. Students lined up to rent their caps and gowns, purchase tassels...

CSUN campus letter statue surrounded by grass and trees

Head of academic affairs out, search for new provost begins

Kianna Hendricks March 14, 2018

In the same week Reggie Theus and Brandon Martin were fired, President Harrison announced Dr. Yi Li will no longer be provost.Provost Li, will become the Executive Special Assistant to the President for...

People gather for the Aztlan graduation ceremony at csun

Cultural graduation ceremonies championed by graduates

Dede Ogbueze May 11, 2017

For cultural groups who have been systematically discriminated against in the United States, college graduation ceremonies can be purposed as an event of solidarity and support, as a young person completes...

Orange grove pictured

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

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...

Goose pictured outside CSUN building

Graduation seats reserved for angry geese

ariana duenas May 10, 2016

The geese that have been patrolling the doorway of the Live Oak Hall for over a month, may now interrupt the upcoming graduation festivities. Although, CSUN's Physical Plant Management has placed a...

CSUN graduates celebrate getting their diplomas during the Art, Media and Communications graduation held at the Oviatt Library lawn, Wednesday. Photo credit: Loren Townsley

15 Free Things To Do Before You Graduate

Hannah Brunelli March 9, 2016

CSUN offers many unique resources to students that can help with academic performance, career planning, fitness, creativity, or just making fun memories. Here is a list of 15 free things students should...

California Senator Steve Glazer came to speak at CSUN today to introduce a bill to improve CSU four-year graduation rates (Jane Tyska/Photo taken: May 19, 2015/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

State senator proposes bill to improve 4-year grad rates in California

Nicollette Ashtiani February 22, 2016

California Sen. Steve Glazer, D., introduced today at CSUN a new bill that aims to increase four-year graduation rates at California State Universities and community colleges by offering a contract to...

An illustration depicts a student struggling to focus in a college class.

Do below average test scores affect college admission?

Eliset Zapien October 15, 2015

Standardized tests aim to provide accurate snapshots of a student's achievement and new results released from the Department of Education early in September reveal only 44 percent of students scored at...

CSUN Students walk along the Sierra Quad on the way from and two their classes. (Juan Parado / The Sundial)

CSUN to increase graduation rate by 2025

Contributor September 16, 2015

Less than half of first-time, full-time freshman students graduated from CSUN in six years in 2014. The full-time freshman CSUN graduation rate for the 2008 - 2014 cohort came in at 46.8 percent, according...

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