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The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

protesters in front of the state capital for the March for our lives protest

The new generation’s March on Washington

Makenna Sievertson March 27, 2018

Editors note: This story was updated to reflect the commentary of Rep. Tony Cárdenas.  Mixed into the diverse and expansive crowd were 15 CSUN students who have been living near Capitol Hill as part...

14 reported rape cases in 2016 result in one arrest

14 reported rape cases in 2016 result in one arrest

Makenna Sievertson December 12, 2017

CSUN’s annual security report, otherwise known as the Clery report, was released in October with one startling statistic: there had been 14 reported rape cases in 2016, a significant jump from the...

people stand in front of ticket office and some hold COCO movie posters

Disney gives CSUN students sneak peak of “Coco”

Makenna Sievertson November 21, 2017

Disney brought its newest Pixar film “Coco” to CSUN on Nov. 15 with teasers, behind the scenes tips and a Q + A session with Byron Bashforth, the film’s character shading lead.The event...

Screaming away stress at the Oviatt Lawn

Makenna Sievertson November 7, 2017

Students and visitors gathered on the Oviatt Lawn to scream away the stress from midterms, work and life in general Thursday, November 2. A Facebook event simply titled “Screaming” has been...

The 76 Gas Station on Nordoff, accross the street from CSUN. A new proposed bill will impose a tax on oil extraction that will produce around $3 billion per year for education in California. Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Daily Sundial

Gas tax adds another cost for commuters

Makenna Sievertson November 6, 2017

A state gas tax adding 12 cents to the gallon for gasoline and 20 cents for diesel was implemented on Wednesday. The law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown raised gasoline from 29.7 cents to 41.7 cents a gallon...

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Gov. Brown signs juvenile legislation bills increasing rehabilitation opportunities

Makenna Sievertson October 26, 2017

Governor Jerry Brown signed nine bills on Oct. 11 aimed at increasing parole opportunities and easing punishment for people who committed crimes before the age of 23.The various criminal justice measures,...

child in black shirt smiling while building

CSUN holds fifth annual Special Needs Resource Fair

Makenna Sievertson October 23, 2017

CSUN hosted its fifth annual Special Needs Resource Fair on Sunday, which is dedicated to connecting families with children with special needs to an array of resources in San Fernando Valley. Families...

crowd on Las Vegas strip in front of candles and flowers on the floor

Too close to home: the Las Vegas Massacre

Makenna Sievertson October 12, 2017

The high-pitched blaring tone of my alarm signaled the start of another week. I unwillingly pried my eyes open, planted my feet on the cold wooden floor, and flipped on the news for some background noise....

Big Show ’17 draws in crowds with Phantoms, Valentino Khan and Dillon Francis

Makenna Sievertson October 9, 2017

Doors opened at 3 p.m., and students,as well as guests, eagerly made their way through metal detectors and security. The Oviatt Lawn was almost unrecognizable, looking more like a music festival than a...

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CSUN student shares experience of Las Vegas shooting

Makenna Sievertson October 4, 2017

More than 22,000 people were present at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas for a country music getaway when a lone shooter, armed with modified semiautomatic weapons, killed 59 and injured over...

Ad shows big letters that read, Big Show Oct 7 along with a photo of performer Valentino Khan

What to expect from Big Show 2017

Makenna Sievertson September 24, 2017

With Big Show '17 right around the corner, the CSUN campus is preparing for an evening of an EDM wonderland with featured performers Dillon Francis, Phantoms and Valentino Khan. Francis is one of the...

Students pictured waiting in a line

CSUN students discuss what they would do with $1 million in financial aid

Makenna Sievertson September 19, 2017

According to the New York Post, a student at Walter Sisulu University in South Africa was shocked to discover a $1 million deposit in her financial aid account after school officials accidentally added...

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