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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Resisting oppression: a panel discussion on black activism

Julio Mendez Ulloa February 26, 2018

“We have always resisted oppression,” said Black Lives Matter activist, Melina Abdullah in the panel of political activism hosted by CSUN. The panel included Abdullah, Harold Welton from the Black...

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Pride Center Hosts “Becoming Johanna” Screening

Julio Mendez Ulloa November 28, 2017

In celebration of Trans* Awareness Week, the Pride Center screened "Becoming Johanna", a short film that follows the story of Johanna Clearwater and the struggles she faces every day last Monday afternoon. The...

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Computer science major wins third annual Fast Pitch Competition

Julio Mendez Ulloa November 16, 2017

CSUN hosted its third annual Student Fast Pitch Competition Tuesday afternoon where sudents from a competitive field had the opportunity to do an elevator pitch of their business pursuit ideas to a distinguished...

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Guest speaker discusses intersection of issues of social and ecological justice

Julio Mendez Ulloa November 15, 2017

Jeanine Canty, a professor at Naropa University in Boulder, Colo., spoke about issues relating race, social justice and environment at the Northridge Center. Canty is also an editor of “Ecological...

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Struggling to survive another day

Julio Mendez Ulloa November 9, 2017

Venezuela is going through a deep humanitarian crisis right now. People are suffering from food and medical shortages. The capital, Caracas, was listed as the most dangerous city in South America with...

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Strong religious presence on campus in spite of national decrease

Julio Mendez Ulloa October 29, 2017

Religion has been on a decline in the U.S. in the past decade, and according to the Pew Research Center, the number of Americans who are “absolutely certain” God exists dropped from 71 percent...

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Following a week of student protests, CSUN faculty senate votes to not implement Executive Order 1100

Julio Mendez Ulloa October 27, 2017

After hours of debate, the CSUN Faculty Senate voted to not implement Executive Order 1100 Thursday afternoon.Students and faculty strongly oppose the executive order because it would eliminate "section...

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Society of Professional Journalists welcomes former CSUN alumnus Gary Klein

Julio Mendez Ulloa October 12, 2017

CSUN's Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) chapter hosted a meeting on Tuesday in Manzanita Hall 201 with special guest speaker Los Angeles Times sports reporter, Gary Klein. Klein spoke about his...

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Pride Center Hosts Social Justice Activist During Bisexuality Awareness Week

Julio Mendez Ulloa September 23, 2017

In celebration of Bisexuality Awareness Week, the Pride Center hosted Dr. Tania Israel, to serve as a keynote speaker for the Beyond the Binary annual event at Flintridge Room, USU last Tuesday, Sept....

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Social justice advocate Susan Burton delivers a passionate speech on mass incarceration

Julio Mendez Ulloa September 22, 2017

Students gathered inside Whitsett Room for almost two hours to listen to social justice activist Susan Burton's speech on the injustice and struggles that formerly incarcerated women are facing every day. Burton...

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Students give back to campus neighborhood at the third annual Matador Day of Service

Julio Mendez Ulloa September 12, 2017

California State University, Northridge celebrated its third annual Matador Day of Service on Sept. 9. Students and volunteers gathered outside Bayramian Lawn for free breakfast and to meet their community...

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Weekly book column: Sci-fi

Julio Mendez Ulloa August 23, 2017

In honor of the release of the "Ready Player One" trailer, here are 5 sci-fi books that might grab your attention.1.”The Man in the High Castle” by Philip K. DickAlternative history is always...

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