The Sundial

Saugus Strong

A memorial

Raychel Stewart

November 29, 2019

Thousands of Santa Clarita residents gathered at Central Park on Nov. 17 to honor the lives lost at the Saugus High School shooting, which took place on Nov. 14.Blue lights hung from necklaces against shirts that read “Saugus Strong,” and numerous speakers took the stage to extend their con...

Students unite in support of DACA as the Supreme Court decides its fate

A protest on campus

Raychel Stewart, Kimberly Silverio-Bautista, Gillian Moran-Perez, and Madison Parsley

November 14, 2019

A Supreme Court hearing that will decide the fate of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals spurred national student walkouts in support of keeping the program, which protects nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. On Nov. 12, walkouts organized by student...

Hold the electric companies accountable

A wild fire drawing

Raychel Stewart

November 12, 2019

Since the beginning of October, California residents have been experiencing public safety power shutoffs brought on by two major power companies, Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison, which had the potential to last up to five days at a time.Cutting off power came as a preemptive de...

Family vs. Academics

Family vs. Academics

November 2, 2019

“It was ... my nephew’s baptism ... during October ... that’s the beginning of school and ... when I was getting adjusted and ... I had some test ... and that was kind of tough ... I was not really into the event ... I was trying to get back to my studying but it was not possible ... I...

Christianity to decline rapidly in America by 2050

A scale

Raychel Stewart

October 27, 2019

Christianity is decreasing at an alarming rate, according to a new study done by the Pew Research Center, but projections show religious practices around other parts of the world are rising.As of 2010, approximately one third of the global population is affiliated with Christianity, making it the la...

An Ode to James Sefton

A man putting his hands on the head in front of a desk

October 23, 2019

“Do things right, do things well.” These simple words echo in the memories of everybody fortunate enough to have known Dr. James Sefton, professor of history at the California State University, Northridge. This month, as the campus community settles into another fall semester, we also ob...

History of Cultural Studies at CSUN

An article with a fist drawing on the paper

Raychel Stewart

September 28, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Africana and Chicana/o studies departments. Their beginning was marked by extreme activism from students and faculty, a police standoff and the resignation of two university presidents, resulting in the formation of the first cultural studies departments at...

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