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

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Boeing’s double trouble in the making

Benjamin Verheiden April 22, 2019

While Boeing has already suffered catastrophic damage from the 737 MAX investigations and crashes, there is another soon-to-be-coming plane upgrade in Boeing’s pipeline that is also taking a huge...

A Southwest aircraft

The problem with Boeing and the 737

Benjamin Verheiden April 4, 2019

Boeing and the 737 have been making international news headlines after two eerily similar crashes of the newest MAX variant in just five months. The first was in Indonesia in October 2018, and the second...

an illustration of Superman and Wonder woman

Cosplay: The new front-line on sexual objectification

Benjamin Verheiden April 3, 2019

Cosplay is where you dress up as your favorite characters (even ones you happen to create) and has been my main hobby for years. However, as the hobby has become more mainstream, it has increasingly turned...

marching band logo

The criticality of leadership succession planning

Benjamin Verheiden October 16, 2018

With the increasing amount of fighting over the current leadership from CSUN all the way to the federal level in the U.S., it is often overlooked who will succeed the current leadership. The reason to...

cartoon drawing of a ship

Ships burning oil contribute to climate change

Benjamin Verheiden September 19, 2018

While most of the focus on climate change in the transportation sector is on land-based modes and land usage with a small amount in air-based modes, the real super polluters are in the ocean right off...

pier by the ocean

Climate change reveals hurricane conditions could affect California

Benjamin Verheiden September 6, 2018

Considering recent Hurricane Lane in Hawaii and Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria last year, many might now be wondering what this entails with climate change and our state. The thing is that there are...

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The Republican Origin of ADA

Benjamin Verheiden August 21, 2018

The Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, was signed into law proudly in 1990 by former President George Bush Sr. who said, "This historic act is the world's first comprehensive declaration of equality...

political cartoon of the state capital depicted as a buoy

Earth’s Climate: On thin ice

Benjamin Verheiden March 14, 2018

With the 2018 Winter Olympics now melted into memory, there is one place in the northern hemisphere that did not have much of a winter from December to February. The lack of a normal winter in the Arctic...

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