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

Trial for suspected CSUN gunman postponed

Samantha Tata November 17, 2011

CSUN philosophy student Gahren Moradian, accused of allegedly claiming to have a gun in the Oviatt Library on Sept. 27, appeared in the North Valley Municipal Court on Thursday. Thursday’s scheduled...

Illustration by Gabriel Ivan Orendain-Necochea

Reasons for unit caps explained by CSUN and CSU officials

Samantha Tata November 10, 2011

CSUN students received an email earlier this week announcing new restrictions on spring registration, including a 15-unit cap and less class seats. The decision to tighten registration rules was...

Hansook Oh has learned to embrace, and sometimes caricaturize, her Asian identity. Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Daily Sundial;

Combating Asian-American stereotypes as a young female

Samantha Tata November 3, 2011

I grew up feeling more or less ugly. Like many girls, I stood in front of the mirror obsessing over all of my imperfections, wishing everything were different. I wanted to be taller, thinner and...

High Class: Only 24 privileged students like Alan Prince were served a full course meal with soda as other students got either only rice or beans with rice. Photo Credit: Simon Gambaryan / Daily Sundial

Attendees of free steak dinner met with surprise

Samantha Tata November 3, 2011

Unified We Serve hosted a free steak dinner for students and faculty in the Northridge Center Tuesday night, and guests were in for a surprise. The dinner was, in fact, a poverty simulation, in...

Cost of living in L.A. County increases sharply over last decade

Samantha Tata November 2, 2011

The cost of living in Los Angeles County has increased more than 18 percent in the last three years, and 46 percent in the last eight years, according to a new study. “We take deep looks into the...

JacKenisha Goodman, freshman child development major, and Tayler Evans, junior criminal justice major,  browse the Identity & Affirmation: Post War African American Photography exhibit, currently on display at the CSUN Art Gallery. The gallery features work from photographers Harry Adams, Roland Charles, Guy Crowder, and Jack Davis, among others. Photo Credit: Tessie Navarro / Visual Editor

CSUN photo exhibit captures Black culture in postwar L.A.

Samantha Tata November 2, 2011

Images of tragedy, celebration, Hollywood life and urban culture line the walls of the CSUN Art Galleries in an exhibition detailing the artistic growth and development of African-American identity...

LAUSD below state average of high school graduates attending college

Samantha Tata November 1, 2011

Only 63 percent of LAUSD high school graduates go on to college, 12 percent less than the state average, according to the California Department of Education. Students in surrounding districts, such...

Daniel Santana-Hernandez, 22, Senior, History and Chicano Studies Major. Photo Credit: Kat Russell / Daily Sundial

Escaping the wrong path with a passion for activism

Samantha Tata November 1, 2011

  Daniel Santana-Hernandez, 22, grew up with the cards stacked against him, although he probably wouldn’t tell you that. Santana-Hernandez grew up in Lynwood, Calif., near Los Angeles....

Proposed changes to CSU selection process slows search for CSUN’s next president

Samantha Tata September 18, 2011

The search for CSUN’s next president is running behind schedule thanks to a restructuring of the selection process by CSU officials, who will vote on the proposed changes Sept. 20 and 21. Recent controversy...

Professor and “Grease” actress Annette Cardona dies

Samantha Tata August 26, 2011

CSUN communication professor Annette Cardona, known for her iconic role in “Grease” as Cha Cha DiGregorio, died Aug. 3. She was 63. Cardona, a seasoned dancer, singer and actress, died of lung...

Student saved by soccer

Samantha Tata May 16, 2011

As one of CSUN’s thousands of commuter students, Evelyn Vasquez does not exactly break the mold. But she has broken the constraints of the daily drive and integrated herself within the campus community...

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