The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Sophomore Daniel Rodriguez races to try and catch the California Baptist University runner at the Anteater Opener at UC Irvine on Sept. 1.

CSUN cross-country struggles to start season

David Nunez, Reporter September 24, 2022

Off to a slow start with a last-place finish in their first meet of the season, CSUN men's and women's cross-country teams came into the race Sept. 17 looking to avenge their defeat, but the struggles...

Matadors goalkeeper Cooper Wenzel comes up with a huge save against the Saint Marys College Gaels on Sept. 21, 2022, at the Performance Soccer Field in Northridge, Calif. Wenzel had seven saves on eight shots on goal.

Matadors men’s soccer fights to a draw against Gaels

Justin Parrott, Reporter September 24, 2022

Coming off a two-game losing streak and a 7-0 loss to Missouri State University, CSUN men's soccer focused on bouncing back to its winning ways against Saint Mary’s College Wednesday night. Looking...

Jack Rhead, 9, huddles with his team before the game against Utah Valley University in Northridge, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022.

Matador of the Week: Jack Rhead

Justin Parrott, Reporter September 23, 2022

Jack Rhead, a kid from Plymouth, United Kingdom, has been playing soccer for as long as he can remember. Growing up in the U.K., Rhead credits his dad for introducing the game to him at the age of 5. During...

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CSUN lifts mask mandate

Marissa Roberts, Assistant News Editor September 23, 2022

CSUN will no longer require masks in classrooms, laboratories and the University Library beginning Oct. 3, according to an email sent from school administration officials on Friday afternoon. The administration...

Fernanda Sosa Stackpole swings during the 2021-2022 Big West Championship, where the Matadors finished eighth out of nine.

CSUN women’s golf tees off season at Hobble Creek

Alexis Martinez, Reporter September 23, 2022

The CSUN women’s golf team teed off on Sept. 12 at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic, a course that has brought forth many golfers to its beautiful and lush greenery. In an 18-team field, the Matadors'...

CSUN womens soccer team, left, and Portland State University womans soccer team huddle up before their game in Northridge, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022.

Women’s soccer earns first home win of the season

Mark Armendariz-Gonzales, Reporter September 23, 2022

From scoring three goals in her first two seasons to scoring three goals in the last two games, junior forward Cindy Arteaga has done it all to help the Matadors women's soccer team snap their seven-game...

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Student films showcased after pandemic cancellations

Isabella Vodos, Reporter September 21, 2022

The 2022 CSUN Senior Film Showcase returned to its traditional in-person format to provide aspiring student filmmakers with a platform to present their films, all of which were filmed during the pandemic. The...

Images taken from NextHome Real Estate Rockstars realtor Chris Rodriguez during the Castaic fires on Aug. 31, 2022, in Castaic, Calif.

Heat dome creates record-breaking temperatures across Southern California

Carly Pellot, Reporter September 21, 2022

Southern California has experienced extreme heat as of late August, including temperatures as high as 110 throughout Los Angeles. Due to the recent dry heat, Southern California has experienced various...

Courtesy photos from CSUNs Welcome Black event on Sept. 13, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Welcome Black event highlights Black CSUN organizations

Fatimah Jackson, Reporter September 20, 2022

Despite the decrease in Black student enrollment at CSUN, partially attributed to the pandemic, students and faculty gathered in the Northridge Center Complex to embrace new or returning Black students. Hosted...

CSUN forward/midfielder Sam Bustamante dribbles the ball on the attack against USC in Northridge, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022.

Matadors women’s soccer suffers back-to-back losses

Mark Armendariz-Gonzales, Reporter September 19, 2022

It was not a kind week for CSUN women’s soccer as they dropped points both at home and on the road, struggling after a close first half against CSU Bakersfield that could have led to their first win...

Claudia Flores, a member of Alpha Pi Sigma sorority, discusses the sorority with potential recruits in Northridge, Calif., on Sept. 13, 2022.

CSUN’s Meet the Clubs returns in person

Isabella Vodos, Reporter September 19, 2022

The CSUN Matador Involvement Center hosted its first in-person Meet the Clubs event in three years after being forced to go virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meet the Clubs is traditionally held...

Lauryn Anderson jumps up to block her teammates hit during practice in the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022.

CSUN women’s volleyball has strong showcasing in Bay Area

Luis Silva, Reporter September 19, 2022

Coming off three consecutive losses at the Gonzaga Invitational a week before in Spokane, Washington, the CSUN women’s volleyball team set their sights on the next set of matches with a weekend trip...

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