The Sundial

We want to know: Parking citation survey

File Photo / The Sundial

Brooke Holland

April 28, 2016

A lawsuit was placed by The State University Police Association on behalf of three CSUN officers, alleging they were disciplined for not meeting parking ticket quotas.  The California State University board of Trustees and CSUN Police Department are defendants in the case. The Sundial is conduct...

CSUN police officers sue campus police department

Police motorcycle parked in front of officers

Brooke Holland

April 25, 2016

Three CSUN officers and their union have filed a lawsuit against the California State University Board of Trustees and CSUN Department of Police Services. The officers allege they were disciplined for not meeting parking ticket quotas. CSUN officers Felix Anthony Vargas, Thomas Finnerty, Matthew Dunwoody a...

Mysterious piles have been discovered, staircase mistaken as toilet

Caution tape blocks off the third floor staircase in the  B3 parking structure on Monday.

Brooke Holland

February 25, 2016

Traffic jams aren’t the only pile up in the CSUN B3 parking structure anymore. If you take the staircase — watch your step. An unpleasant smell and yellow caution tape have recently blocked the third-floor stairs because a mystery suspect has unloaded human feces. You read correct — this...

Parking congestion to continue unless another structure is built

Students wait in a line to exit CSUN's G3 parking structure. (Christianna Triolo / File Photo)


December 7, 2015

CSUN students face a frustrating problem in their everyday commute to class –parking. This problem doesn’t affect the entire student population, but it does affect the majority. Approximately 80 percent of CSUN students commute to campus, according to a report by the Institute for Sustainability. That’s 35,600 students out ...

Sundial Editor Jonathan Diaz discusses parking problems

Sundial Editor Jonathan Diaz discusses parking problems

Gabriela Rodriguez

October 2, 2014 Demonstrations continue in Hong Kong, and health officials in Dallas plan for the possibility of more ebola cases. Matador News reporter Angela Hoffman talks to Daily Sundial contributing editor Jonathan Diaz about the parking problem here at CSUN, and reporter Jareena...

Parking problems continue to plague students on and off campus

Manny D. Araujo

October 1, 2014

Despite innovative attempts by Associated Students (AS) to assist students in finding parking in and around campus, those who drive to CSUN must still rely on mostly conventional methods. Among one of these innovations is a mobile app, which would have allowed students to check the exact numbers of...

Students experience parking problems in first week of the semester

Students experience parking problems in first week of the semester

Silvia Gutierrez

August 25, 2014

  Students are forced to deal with congestion when it comes to parking on the CSUN campus during the first week of the semester.

Zipcars: Will they help CSUN students?

Photo by David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor
Photo Illustration by Andrea Alexanian

Crystal Chwierut

February 18, 2014

Frustrated again at the major traffic that hits CSUN every day? Tired of having to take 10-20 minutes to get out of the B3 parking lot? Need to go somewhere but you don’t want to lose your parking spot? To address such problems, Associated Students (AS) has recently introduced a new car rental program ca...

CSUN parking lots filled to capacity, PD recommends parking in F10

CSUN parking lots filled to capacity, PD recommends parking in F10

Vera Castaneda

August 26, 2013

Despite additional traffic enforcement officers, parking at CSUN remains a hassle for students. Elisabeth Damavandia, a CSUN student who lives seven miles away from campus, knows she has to set aside 20 minutes to search for parking. Damavandia adjusts her schedule for parking during the beginning ...

CSUN students go the distance to avoid paying for parking

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

February 7, 2012

CSUN students are parking as far as three blocks away from campus to avoid purchasing parking permits and save money. Jorge Moraga, 23, a CSUN student double majoring in history and Central American studies, is among the students willing to walk more than 15 minutes to campus. The cost of a parking...

G-3 parking structure closed today for special VPAC performance

Adria Brodie

November 1, 2010

Levels three through five of the G-3 parking structure located off of Zelzah Street will be closed to CSUN students today for a Valley Performance Arts Center (VPAC) event. Pamela Bock, director of marketing and communications for VPAC, said there will be a second beta test tonight for the acoust...

New lower cost parking permits available with restrictions

Anna Osipova

January 19, 2010

A new lower cost option for parking permits is available for students and faculty who do not mind the longer walk from parking lots F10 and G10 for $55 less than the unrestricted semester parking pass. “The campus was looking for a way to offer students and faculty another option,” said Capt. Alfr...

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