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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"...

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...

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...

Captured: Matador Nights

A crowd of students dance in a circle
Raul Martinez April 23, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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