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

Sunset Sessions: Its Butter

Sunset Sessions: It’s Butter

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor May 21, 2022

It’s Butter is a three-piece indie-rock group with funk influence based in Los Angeles. The band discusses the release of their 2020 EP “Not Feeling Human” and their upcoming lineup of singles. It’s...

Strips of cut fabric lay next to a sewing kit.

Behind the scenes of CSUN’s fashion show

Aimee Perez, Reporter May 21, 2022

Glossy audition posters with the words “Models Wanted” were posted throughout campus, inviting students to participate in a fashion show organized by TRENDS — a student-run organization that helps...

Haig Amloyan plays chess outside of Manzanita Hall on May 2, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN student strategizes for chess success

David Olvera, Reporter May 19, 2022

Amid the campus’ quiet buzz lies a challenger presenting a game. The sun’s warm glow washes over Haig Amloyan as he presents a chessboard to anyone looking for a match. Seated between the CSUN Campus...

Deena Jenkins pair of roller skates that she used as a child when she would skate at her local roller rink almost every weekend. She continued the tradition with her children until Skate Depot, their local rink in Cerritos, Calif., closed down.

The fall and rise of roller-skating

Ivy Jenkins, Reporter May 19, 2022

In 2020, Northridge’s Skateland roller-skating rink officially closed down, eventually being converted into a homeless shelter. Although this meant opportunities for one community, it also meant a loss...

CSUNs Oasis Wellness Center on May 9, 2022, in Northridge, Calif. The outdoor area is available for students to use.

Five spots for students to relax at CSUN

Lane Lawhead, Local Business Reporter May 18, 2022

Finals week can be a challenging time for any student. During this hectic part of the semester, finding a space to relax may be important for staying afloat amid the stress. Luckily, there are plenty of...

Illustration: Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny will be taking on the role of El Muerto, a lesser-known hero from Marvels Spider-Man comics, in Sonys 2024 movie about the character.

Bad Bunny cast as Marvel’s first live-action Latino lead

Mariana Montaya, Reporter May 17, 2022

Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, the Puerto Rican rapper known as Bad Bunny, is entering the Spider-Man universe in the form of luchador El Muerto, making him Marvel’s first Latino lead in a live-action...

It’s Open House night at Abbott Elementary, and while Janine prepares to meet her struggling student’s mother, the rest of the faculty uses the time to relax.

‘Abbott Elementary’ highlights issues facing underfunded schools

Sebastian Artola, Contributor May 16, 2022

Depicting situations that teachers may often face, ABC’s “Abbott Elementary” is a comedy series about the misadventures of school staff as they attempt to deal with the realities of working at an...

Joseph Perez (Cinderellas Prince/The Wolf), Darian Calderon (Baker) and Rachel Fischer (Cinderella) performs in “Into the Woods” at the CSUN Campus Theatre on April 9, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Photo Essay: CSUN’s Theatre Guild

Kaitlyn Lavo, Photo Editor May 16, 2022

Despite an annual budget of $3,400, lower enrollment rates, and shifts in leadership midway through the spring semester, CSUN’s Theatre Guild pulled together productions at a professional scale. The...

The 2022 Met Gala theme was Gilded Glamour, inspired by the Gilded Age of New York City. There are mixed opinions on whether the fundraising events comeback, and the outfits that debuted, kept with the theme.

2022 Met Gala receives mixed reviews

Alexandra Najera, Contributor May 13, 2022

Amid the draft leak of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade opinion, May 2 saw the annual return of the Met Gala, but the success of this year’s event has been highly debated. Often touted as the fashion...

Andre Aliscad plays Pac-Man at Round1 in Burbank, Calif., on April 10, 2022.

Photo Essay: Gamer life

David Olvera, Reporter May 12, 2022

In front of the CSUN gym in the University Student Union lies a dungeon of zombie invasions, fist brawls to the death, wizards casting magic spells, and adventures beyond your wildest imagination. Students...

Senora Santos from Washington Heights, New York City, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with a U.S. Army boot camp portrait of her deported son Juan, July 2018.

Deported veterans exhibit on display

Patrick Pamanian, Reporter May 10, 2022

The “Deported Veterans” exhibit by CSUN alumnus and United States Navy veteran Joseph Silva opened to viewers in late February, and is on display at the Los Angeles United Methodist Museum of Social...

Arely Sanchez, Jennifer Sanchez and Lakshmitha Ravindranath attend the CRAMPS Resource Fair at CSUN on April 13, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN aims to end the stigma around periods

Mariana Montaya, Reporter May 5, 2022

From the new Disney movie “Turning Red” to the push for free menstrual products in restrooms, periods are being talked about. Conversations about menstruation have slowly become more accepted in recent...

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