March 23, 2019
  • 3:12 pm Academic Senate Rejects CSU GE Task Force & Report
  • 5:56 pm ASI Elections: What You Need to Know
  • 8:02 pm CSUDH President Parham Announces Cancer Diagnosis
  • 9:47 am CSUDH Art Professor’s 20-Year Journey Results in First Local Showing of Film
  • 9:13 pm Free Speech or Free Hate area?
  • 9:08 pm CSUDH’s Best & Brightest Shine at Student Research Day
  • 9:05 pm Academic Senate Approves Gender Equity Task Force
  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
  • 3:24 pm Green Olive to Open By End of Feb; Starbucks Not Until Fall
  • 3:20 pm Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget Hailed for Extensive Funding Increases
  • 3:08 pm Out of the Classroom: Labor and Community Organizing Course Aims to Teach Students How to Organize for Social Justice
  • 2:54 pm The Other Route in Professional Sports
  • 9:02 am Hail to the New Chief, CSUDH President Thomas Parham
  • 3:36 pm Career Center Holds Major/Minor Fair
  • 5:34 pm After Unexpected Delay, Undocumented Becomes More Intimate Theatrical Production
  • 1:30 pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting New Buildings
  • 9:31 pm Toro Roundball Update: Softball turning it around this season; baseball in playoff mix
  • 9:16 pm Saying Goodbye to a Pillar of the Biology Department
  • 3:06 pm Work To Be Done
  • 2:59 pm Food for Thought: 40% of Students are Food Insecure
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By Chayan Garcia
Staff Writer

This column is meant to inform the campus community on some of the rich history behind the buildings and other physical structures that have helped build our university’s legacy.

Our first stop is the Leo F. Cain library, but not the glittering south part, which was added in 2010. It’s the original library, designed by the notable L A.-based architect  A. Quincy Jones, who created the campus’ original master plan in 1964. Jones’ aesthetic was to integrate the buildings with the surrounding landscape. Lush lawns and bold concrete walls flow into one other, and the flat roofs, big glass window fins for regulating light and the exposed concrete waffle slabs lend this early 1970s building, named after  CSUDH’s first president, a new formalist to brutalist style.

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