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

CSUN student inspires underprivileged people with autobiography

Laura Davis May 8, 2012

CSUN sophomore Demontae Thompson, born and raised in Compton near South Central, was taken into foster care as a young child due to his parent’s severe addiction to drugs and inability to properly...

CSU study abroad program to Israel reinstated amid controversy

Laura Davis May 7, 2012

The CSU Chancellor’s Office has reinstated its study abroad program to Israel, which has been suspended since 2002, and is currently accepting applications from interested students. The program...

Christopher Mulligan, founder of Groupworks West, an innovative autism treatment center in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Groupworks West

Autistic teens and children struggle with cyber addiction

Laura Davis April 24, 2012

Jackie Osorio’s son was about 2-years-old when she noticed a measurable delay in his speech, but she could not pinpoint why he was developmentally behind and noticeably less social than other children...

CFA releases report saying CSU is turning into for-profit system

Laura Davis April 23, 2012

The California Faculty Association released a report last month in response to recent decisions made by the CSU board of trustees that lean toward transforming the CSU into a for-profit higher education...

Located behind a closed off sidewalk on Etiwanda Avenue, is one of several construction sites on campus. Mariela Molina / Photo Editor

CSUN to get Metro bus station

Laura Davis April 17, 2012

The commute to school may soon be a little easier. A Metro bus transit center at CSUN will open this June, allowing students to be conveniently dropped off directly onto campus. Two bus lines, the...

CSUN supports National Autism Awareness Month

Laura Davis March 28, 2012

April is National Autism Awareness Month and non-profit organizations such as Autism Speaks have paired with local and national sponsors to raise funds for their cause by promoting events such as 5k walks...

Small turnout nation-wide for National Day of Protest for Education

Laura Davis March 4, 2012

Students and supporters of the Occupy Education movement gathered Thursday to protest funding cuts in education at dozens of schools and universities across the country. Demonstrators shut down the...

Students for Quality Education to make documentary about budget cuts

Laura Davis February 19, 2012

The CSUN group, Students for Quality Education, is filming a documentary on campus about how budget cuts have directly affected the community. The documentary, filmed in Jerome Richfield Hall, features...

Photo Illustration by Charlie Kaijo / Daily Sundial

LA city council will vote to ban medical marijuana dispensaries

Laura Davis February 16, 2012

The Los Angeles City council will vote this month for a ban on all L.A. county medical marijuana dispensaries and collectives until they are legalized by the Supreme Court. Dozens of illegal pot...

Asbestos found in several campus buildings

Laura Davis February 9, 2012

The CSUN environmental health & safety department disseminated a report in January that lists 18 buildings on campus with remnants of asbestos-containing materials. The California Health and Safety...

Kinesiology department unveils new outdoor excercise center

Kinesiology department unveils new outdoor excercise center

Laura Davis February 2, 2012

The Kinesiology Department has recently unveiled a new outdoor “ExerCircuit” parcourse for CSUN students, faculty and the surrounding community. The 15-station course, located at the corner...

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