The Sundial

‘It’s Crunch Time’ brings students study aids during finals

Matthew Ashman

May 3, 2012

Starting May 8, the University Student Union (USU) will be hosting an event called “It’s Crunch Time” which aims to help students alleviate stress during a time that is very taxing for most students - finals week.  Best of all, this event is free. The event is being held at Plaza Del Sol, USU...

Matador Nights is back at CSUN

Tanya Ramirez

April 26, 2012

The most widely attended and talked about campus event is just beyond the “looking glass.” Matador Nights is returning to CSUN on April 27, and its “Alice and Wonderland” theme will be sure to leave students ‘futterwacken’ foxtrotting like the Mad Hatter. The USU will be transformed...

Matador Nights is back at the USU

Tanya Ramirez

April 25, 2012

The most widely attended and talked about campus event is just beyond the “looking glass.” Matador Nights is returning to CSUN on Friday, and its “Alice and Wonderland” theme will be sure to leave students ‘futterwacken’ foxtrotting like the Mad Hatter. The USU will be transformed into...

Kinesiology department presents “Kinesis”

Melissa Simon

April 18, 2012

Emerging dancers and choreographers are showcasing their talents in the upcoming performances of "Kinesis", an annual dance concert sponsored by the kinesiology department. Paula Thomson, kinesiology professor, said that "Kinesis" will showcase the performances from students with different backgrounds. There...

USU hosts Mystical Masquerade event

Tanya Ramirez

March 15, 2012

On Friday, the USU Northridge Center will be a menagerie of intrigue, mystery and dual-identities. The USU is hosting its first Mystical Masquerade, in which students will come dressed in elegant attire, and Mardi Gras masks for an evening of interactive guessing games, dinner and a majestic showcase. ...

CSUN businesses leaving campus opens room for student groups

Samantha Tata

January 25, 2011

Student groups looking for a permanent space to meet may be able to find one this semester as businesses leave CSUN. Debra Hammond, executive director of the University Student Union (USU) said newly open residences will be available to student groups. “We will probably see more (vacancies) in...

Halftime report gives students a look into the new Student Recreation Center

John Michael Simko

November 2, 2010

Under the sultry sun, students gathered on the Matador Bookstore lawn to celebrate the halfway building point of the new Student Recreation Center opening Spring 2012. The University Student Union (USU) hosted a celebration to commemorate the building of the new recreation center during the Student ...

Students to celebrate halfway mark of new recreation center

Britten Fay

November 1, 2010

The University Student Union is celebrating the future Student Recreation Center today by holding a Halftime Report on the Matador Bookstore lawn. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., students can  go learn about what the new center will offer as well as participate in activities, enter raffles for ...

Students show LGBT pride at National Coming Out Day

Adria Brodie

October 11, 2010

Minda Greenberg, a 24-year-old CSUN alumna, shared her coming-out story over a loud speaker Monday during National Coming Out Day. She said she came out to her mother three years ago about being bisexual, but just last night she came out to her entire family on Facebook. “During a...

CSUN departments to hold Human Trafficking Forum in University Student Union

Aimee Lastrella

October 4, 2010

CSUN’s Forum on Human Trafficking will take place Wednesday in the University Student Union’s Northridge Center. Sandra Stanley, chair of the Asian American studies program, said students and professors in the CSUN community were angered after it was discovered that tenured economics professor...

Students decorate journals as part of National Suicide Prevention Week

Karoline Steavenson

September 12, 2010

The University Student Union (USU) was bustling with activity during midday Thursday as students took advantage of the chance to make free arts and crafts at the weekly Craft Corner sponsored by the USU Arts and Film Committee. Jessica Balfour, 24, the committee’s chairwoman and senior marketing major , came up with the idea to give each Craft Corner a theme. T...

Matador Nights is a success

Matador Nights is a success

Aimee Lastrella

September 12, 2010

The University Student Union (USU) hosted its annual Matador Nights event on Friday. Rapper E-40 headlined the event, which included a variety of attractions including caricature artists, an airbrush tattoo booth, Tarot card readings, laser tag, carnival games and a variety of other activities. ...

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