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Students campaign to keep geography map library together

Chris Salvano stands above several glass-encased maps in Sierra Hall

Anthony Martinez

March 28, 2017

Geography students are fighting to keep their department’s map library collection from being split between Sierra Hall 171 and the Garden Level of the Oviatt Library, to make room for criminology offices. The planned move is the second action that students and faculty within the department have...

Filmmakers Call “Action!” on Campus

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Cristina Pimentel

October 1, 2016

You’re at home watching your favorite TV show or that popular box office movie in theaters. In this scene, students with their backpacks are walking aimlessly to class. In another, the actress is walking down empty halls of a place you suddenly recognize. You think to yourself, “Why does that place...

Things to do at CSUN: 5/4-5/7

Brooke Holland

May 4, 2015

12:30 p.m. – Monday, May 4 Head over to the Oviatt Library for a three-day provocative lecture discussing the topics of sex and gender. Day-one will cover the topic of "Climax: Gender and Women's Studies Student Research Symposium." Keynote speakers, panel discussions about sexuality and a Q&a...

Student activists rally against impaction rules

Lauren Rife

April 21, 2015

A "Teach-In" rallying against impaction by the Activist Student Coalition took place in front of the Oviatt Library Tuesday afternoon. The event's purpose was to educate students on impaction and what it means for them and future prospective students. Students gathered around in circles on the Ovia...

AS survey results show students prefer Oviatt commencement

Andrew Martinez

November 17, 2014

By Taya Zoormandan Associated Students (AS) President Tiffany Zaich shared the results of the commencement ceremony survey at the AS meeting this morning, which over 4,300 CSUN students completed and used to share their input regarding locations and ceremony types. “The top choice of the four...

Faulty fire alarm triggers student evacuation of Oviatt Library

The Oviatt Library was evacuated briefly Monday afternoon following a fire alarm. Students returned shotly after it was determined the building was clear. David Hawkins / The Sundial

Mateo Melero

November 17, 2014

A dirty smoke detector inside the Oviatt Library caused the evacuation of nearly 3,500 students Monday afternoon, CSUN officials said. A smoke alarm inside Oviatt room 457 went off around 3:15 p.m. and officials removed all occupants within three to five minutes to a safe distance from the ...

CSUN students are quizzed about library history

CSUN students are quizzed about library history

Alysha Garrett-Byrd

August 23, 2013

The Daily Sundial asks incoming freshman trivia questions about their campus.

Why one CSUN student got angry at policemen

Ankur Patel

May 6, 2012

By Ankur Patel Contributor Some of you may have seen the video of me barking down two police officers on May 2 in front of the CSUN Oviatt Library. The YouTube video has over 2,000 views since and I have received both positive and negative feedback for what I said and did. What I succeeded in doing...

Friends of the Oviatt library to raise funds with a used book sale

Alan Der Ohannessian

February 14, 2010

Friends of the Oviatt Library will be sponsoring a used book sale to raise funds for the library. Cindy Ventuleth, director of Development at the Oviatt Library, said the sale on Feb. 16 starts at 9:30 a.m. and goes to 3:00 p.m. The money raised will be used to buy new materials for the library. ...

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