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

A plate of pasta, chicken and broccoli

Cajun Seafood Pasta

Chef Thai January 23, 2023

(substitute with chicken) Ingredients:  8 ounces fettuccine pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound medium shrimp  (peeled and deveined) 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning. 8 ounces lump...

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A Love Letter to Borscht: Embracing Culture Through Flavor

Edward Segal January 23, 2023

I am upstairs in my room doing homework when I smell it: borscht cooking on the stove. The sweet smell of the beet soup wafts through our apartment, letting me know it’s time for dinner.  I run down...

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Letter from the Editor, Volume 63, Issue 6

Jasmine Cuza January 23, 2023

I remember being a young girl and watching my Abuelita cook in the kitchen for her big family. The silver steel pot she used to make the arroz con pollo would sit in the middle of the table while the whole...

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Can the College Student Diet be Fixed?

Ozzy Anguiano January 23, 2023

I was diagnosed with prediabetes in August. I had some routine blood work done, and my hemoglobin A1C levels came in at 5.8, which meant that in the past three months, my blood sugar levels were high enough...

A plate of food with salmon and mashed potatoes, with greens

Honey Chili Glazed Blackened Salmon

Chef Thai January 23, 2023

4-6 fresh salmon filets (6 ounces each) 1/2 teaspoon pink salt 1/2 black pepper Chef Thai all-purpose Cajun seasoning (or your choice). Sauce: 3 tablespoons butter 6 garlic cloves...

A athlete running

Eating Intuitively: a College Athlete’s Experience Overcoming Negative Food Habits

Brandon Sarmiento January 23, 2023

During my years of running collegiate track and field, I developed an unhealthy relationship with food that was rooted in a negative body image and amplified by the practice of tracking everything I consumed. I...

A plate of food, such as potato, and shrimp

Shrimp & Cheesy Grits

Chef Thai January 23, 2023

Ingredients: 2 cups chicken stock 3 cups whole milk (substitute water)  1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup ground grits 1 cup cream cheese 1 cup gouda cheese 4...

It is a cartoon. Two people with round faces. One is setting down and looks like he used some drugs and drink something, and the other person is trying to help and talk with him. There is a table and on the top there is some illicit drugs

A Country Facing Addiction

Edward Segal December 12, 2022

Substance use is an issue that can reach the deepest depths of any community in the world and can tear anyone apart with no regard for their background or demographics. But many resources are...

It is a cartoon. On the fist part a girl is smoking. On the second part someone say it is better not be reefer, the girl answers that is just alcohol, in the middle time she is trying to hide her things while someone is knocking on the door.

The Stigma Behind Drug Usage

Elizabeth Ordonez December 12, 2022

Congress criminalized cannabis when it passed the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937. This was later overturned in 1969 and repealed by Congress the year after. Fast forward to 2022, and use of cannabis...

Lemons bars on the plate.

Lemon Bars with a Surprise

Jasmine Cuza December 12, 2022

A refreshing and delicious lemon bar with a surprise inside. These weed-infused lemon bars are sure to be a hit at your next event. These bars are quick and easy to make! Ingredients:  cannabutter...

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Recreational Drugs: Harms, Benefits, and the Truth

Matthew Arat December 12, 2022

In 2016, California voted to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. Following the trend of successful ballot measures from states like Alaska two years before and Arizona two years after,...

Whats All the Rave About?

What’s All the Rave About?

Kamryn Martell December 12, 2022

Rave culture began in the European music scene in the 1980s. With the popularity of raves growing, they began to pop up around America shortly after that. With rave culture comes drugs. Drugs...

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