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

Students share their studying strategies

Rachel Costahaude December 7, 2011

Finals season is upon us, and it’s time to finally take the cellophane off those textbooks and crack them open in preparation for caffeine-fueled all-nighters. But before hitting the books, fill your...

Study finds loneliness may have negative effects on sleep and health

Rachel Costahaude December 5, 2011

If you’re not sleeping well, a new mattress or pillow might solve the problem, or maybe your body is telling you to become more social. A recent study published by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine...

Creative business lectures could help students in competitive job market

Rachel Costahaude November 17, 2011

A new series at CSUN will venture through creativity in business success starting Nov. 17 and continuing through next year. The series will focus on business success coming from the creative pursuit, thought...

CSUN fraternities and sororities share stories of personal experience with breast cancer

Rachel Costahaude October 30, 2011

It is estimated that more than 288,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, according to the National Cancer Institute. With such a high rate of occurrence, it has become common for...

New changes coming to myNorthridge Portal

Rachel Costahaude October 4, 2011

>>Correction: The story states the myNorthridge Portal would be unavailable from Wednesday Oct. 5 through Tuesday Oct. 11. The myNorthridge Portal will be available during this time, but the SOLAR...

Claudia Julien is spending a semester at CSUN and says the green house and garden remind her of Belgium. Simon Gambaryan / Daily Sundial

Semester at CSUN Student Adjusts to Life Away From Home

Rachel Costahaude September 25, 2011

Claudia Julien starts each day 5,628 miles away from her home in Namur, Belgium. Julien, a student in the Semester at CSUN program, was attracted to the Northridge campus because she felt her passion...

Ari Emuriamn, 23, economics major, reviews his book as he waits for his 9:30 a.m. Latin America georgraphy class to start. I like morning classes for two reasons: for parking and Im fresher, said Emurian. Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Daily Sundial

Morning classes prove to be better for college students

Rachel Costahaude September 19, 2011

Despite only being able to nab one morning class this semester, Ellie Sol, communications junior, advocates taking morning classes as a way to make the most of every day. “(After a morning class)...

Abhijit Mukherjee, new mechanical engineering professor at CSUN, sits in his office filled with boxes. He is still in the process of unpacking and moving in to his office. Photo Credit: Rachel Costahaude / Daily Sundial

L.A. culture inspires new mechanical engineering professor

Rachel Costahaude September 18, 2011

Artistic expression may not be the first thing that comes to mind when hearing about mechanical engineering, but newly-hired professor Abhijit Mukherjee has meshed the two worlds. “My wife and...

Fullerton police were too eager to use excessive force

Rachel Costahaude September 13, 2011

On the evening of July 5, a homeless Fullerton man was beaten by police and died several days later. Fullerton police approached Kelly Thomas because he fit a description of a reported burglar in the...

Students of the Dar es Salaam School of Journalism in Tanzania listen to Dr. Mitchell speak. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Robert Quiroz

CSUN professors returns from a successful trip in Tanzania

Rachel Costahaude September 12, 2011

Political science professor Dr. James Mitchell returned August 30 from Tanzania after an 11-day lecture trip. Mitchell said he learned what Tanzanian students thought and knew about U.S. media and...

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Children of 9/11: 10 years later

Rachel Costahaude September 7, 2011

The majority of Americans who were children on Sept. 11, 2001 did not have a family member perish that day. However, 3,051 children did lose a parent that day, and NBC’s “Children of 9/11” documents...

Highest-Paying college majors

Rachel Costahaude September 5, 2011

Some just know, some bite their fingernails thinking about it and for others, their parents choose it for them. For many college students, making the perfect choice for a major can be hard or frustrating,...

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