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CSUNopoly aims to provide campus with financial resources

CSUNopoly board pictured

Lorena Salinas

February 23, 2017

The CSUN Financial Literacy Program and the University Student Union (USU) held their 7th annual CSUNopoly on Wednesday at the Plaza Del Sol to educate the campus community about financial matters.Students played the school’s financial literacy version of Monopoly by signing-up to get a mini C...

University Student Union welcomes back students, hosts annual Spring Kick-Off

CSUN dance crew Fasmode performs at the Spring Kick- Off event at the Plaza del Sol on Jan. 28, 2016. (Angel Silva / The Sundial)

Kelsey Earl

January 29, 2016

Music by DJ Mal-Ski filled the outside area of the Plaza del Sol Thursday while students enjoyed crafts, food and games at the annual Spring Kick-Off. Members of the University Student Union hosted the event in hopes to gather students and begin the spring semester with free activities. The kick-off brought many students togethe...

You apparently can feel well at the Oasis Wellness Center

Though not all programs and sessions have been made active, the Oasis Wellness Center delivers some promise for over-stressed students. {Raul Martinez/ The Sundial)

Michael Herrera

August 31, 2015

When I first heard about the new Oasis Wellness Center located in the University Student Union, I immediately asked myself, “is that building really necessary?" However, after my first visit, I walked out with a complete change of heart. The center feels like a safe haven, inside a university, that...

Travel the World at Study Abroad Fair

Travel the World at Study Abroad Fair

Gabriela Rodriguez

October 15, 2014 The International and Exchange Student Center (IESC) at the University Student Union (USU) is inviting all CSUN students to learn how they can broaden their horizons at its annual 'Study Abroad Fair' event. Students will learn how they can study in a different...

Students play poker in Games Room for first casino night of semester

Jose Garay (left), 24, senior mechanical engineering major, Emme Gomez (middle), 18, freshman computer information technology major, and Alex Jones (right), 21, senior marketing major, play a round of Texas Hold ‘Em at the first Casino Night in the Games Room of the University Student Union on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Alex Vejar / Assistant News Editor)

Brionna Lewis

March 25, 2014

Just a handful of students came out Tuesday night for the University Student Union’s Casino Night. Some of the attendees wish that more students would show up for the events. Alex Jones, a senior marketing major, was very disappointed with the turnout. “To throw an event with free piz...

Brief: Career Center to host CSUN spring job fair

Alex Vejar

March 19, 2014

More than 100 employers from various industries will line the Northridge Center of the University Student Union on Thursday for this semester’s job fair. The event is hosted by the Career Center and will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to meet with recrui...

Students, staff talk what college means to their lives, careers

Students crossing the street  between the Library and the USU complex which is one of several busiest intersections on campus on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: Jennifer Carolina Oliva Pedroza/Contributor)

Kwok Chan

February 27, 2014

It is no secret that attending a degree-granting university benefits students in the long run when it comes to monetary factors. But a recent study by the Pew Research Center suggests that a college education leads students to many other benefits in addition to earnings. Forty-five percent o...

Alumni advise students about the importance of social media

Alumni advise students about the importance of social media

Abigaelle Levray

December 5, 2013

A packed room at the University Student Union (USU) listened as a panel of CSUN alumni shared their knowledge of social media and its presence in their professional lives. The “Noise of Social Media” event was hosted by the Career Center and the Alumni Association for the second year in a row. Last year, the event was hosted six times. This year, they intend on ...

Casino and movie night at Game Room this Friday

George Benitez

November 6, 2013

A Casino & Movie Night will be held in the Game Room this Friday evening. Charlie Small, University Student Union commercial services and games assistant said this is the first time the USU has hosted this themed night. There will be a blackjack and Texas hold ‘em poker tournament. The students in firs...

Matador Nights spreads school spirit New York style

Champaign Williams

April 28, 2013

CORRECTION: There were 2,700 students at Matador Nights, not 4,500. Waivers did not need to be signed to receive glitter tattoos. The rides were in the performance hall parking lot, not the USU parking lot. The University Student Union was filled to capacity Friday night as Matador Nights kicked off ...

CSUN offers scholarships to help students during tuition hikes

Nathan McMahon

September 24, 2012

>>>CORRECTION: The article reads that "students should have at least a 3.5 GPA." It should read, "Often, students should have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA to qualify for a majority of the CSUN scholarships."<<<   Scholarships are a way for students to take some of the financial...

Thousands attend Matador Nights

Thousands attend Matador Nights

Donna Rodriguez

September 11, 2012

Matador Nights out did themselves with musical guests Kreayshawn, Baby Bash and Far East Movement on Friday, Sept. 7. Students filled the USU square to its near capacity when Far East Movement stepped out onto the stage. The notable song “like a G6” took the students from Jafar to an accelerated...

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