The Sundial

Candyland: All That Art

Two female students taking picture

Chelsea Hays

March 26, 2019

The University Student Union hosted “Candyland: All That Art,” an event created by Student Events Assistant Kaelyn Ryan, on Thursday, March 7 at the Plaza del Sol from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. "Candyland" is one of many events the USU holds throughout the year for students to relax and enjoy th...

The Veteran Resource Center Gives Students a Voice

exterior of the VRC

Cristina Pimentel

September 16, 2016

Transferring from a community college to a university is a stressful process, but transitioning from military service to student life is another story. As completing assignments and retaining information for exams are inevitable hassles, veterans on campus find a sanctuary to help them through these ch...

Matador Nights brings relief to end of semester pressure

Students get caricatures drawn of themselves

Hannah Brunelli

April 24, 2016

Students danced to the latest hip hop and techno songs, lost themselves in a maze and strolled around the French Quarter at the Mardis Gras themed Matador Nights on Friday. “We want it to be a fun and safe night to remember,” said Randy Sorensen, University Student Union Events Supervisor. The...

Captured: Matador Nights

A crowd of students dance in a circle

Raul Martinez

April 24, 2016

Mardi Gras theme sets the mood for the Spring 2016 Matador Nights.   Matador Nights hosted by the USU, created a great atmosphere in which the students can dance at night. The USU was transformed into a dance floor with carnival rides and a very festive theme with a Mardi Gras setting. Activities...

Captured: Career Day

Craig Leener helps out journalism students at the SPJ's career day on Thursday, March 10, 2016. (Raul Martinez / The Sundial)

Ashley Grant

March 10, 2016

The Society of Professional Journalists held a Career Day today, geared towards journalists. The event was held in the Thousand Oaks and Flintridge rooms in the USU from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There were two different panels set up: Working Professional Panel and the CSUN Success Stories Panel which allow...

Students learn the power of their words

Raul Martinez / The Sundial

Nicollette Ashtiani

February 19, 2016

Food, music, live poetry, crafts and even a ball pit were just a few of the activities Thursday that wrapped up the end of the second annual “Change your words, change the world” week, hosted by the USU to spread the importance of using inclusive words. The week-long event hoped to make s...

USU members host a week of events to encourage inclusive language

A few of the offensive words and phrases CSUN students posted on the front window of Plaza del Sol to display the importance of inclusive language Feb. 15. Photo credit: Daisy Perez

Nicollette Ashtiani

February 17, 2016

"Ditzy", "sweetie" and "that's retarded" were just a few of the hurtful words and phrases students posted on the Sol Center's front windows to kick off the University Student Union's second annual Inclusive Language Campaign, "Change Your Words, Change the World” week. The campaign encourages students to reco...

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...

Crunch Time to offer stress relief during finals week

Perla Palacios, 21, Recreation & Tourism Management junior, right, help a student pour sand into the bag for safe keeping while taking a personal sandbox away to relieve stress at home while attending the Crunch Time event where students can release their stress a week before finals held at the USU Grand Salon on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)

Ariana Duenas

December 3, 2015

Members of The University Student Union will host "It's crunch time," an event aimed to help students relieve stress and be prepared for finals week. From Dec. 7 to Dec. 14, the USU will be offering exam supplies, snacks, breakfast and massages — all for free. Here's a list of events: Monday, Dec. 7 ...

Matador Nights once again fills USU, this time with an Hawaiian theme

The crowd of CSUN students that gathered in front of the stage while DJ Nick Ferrer played his set. (Jennifer C. Martinez/Contributor)

Daniel Dell-Cornejo

April 27, 2015

The University Student Union found itself packed at Friday’s Matador Nights, which brought together over 3,400 CSUN students for a Hawaiian themed evening of food, fun and live performances. At a capacity of 5,000 people and a total attendance of 3,460 students, the event was seen as a huge success...

Things to do at CSUN: 4/13-4/18

File Photo / The Sundial

Brooke Holland

April 13, 2015

7:30 p.m. – Monday, Apri 13 Listen to the soothing sound of the Small Group Jazz ensemble play a concert filled with a rhythm section and arrangement of several jazz guitars. CSUN jazz students will perform at the Cypress Recital Hall. Students are $7 with a valid CSUN I.D. For more information,...

Things to do at CSUN: 3/23-3/30

Brooke Holland

March 23, 2015

2 p.m. – Tuesday, March 24 Show your Matador spirt at the men’s baseball game against Dartmouth. Take a break from class and cheer for the home team at the Matador Field. Show support, wear red and enjoy a hot dog while watching the game. For more information click, here. 12 p.m. – Thursday, March 26 Food, music and crafts from international cultures will...

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