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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

CSUN Smash Bros. Ultimate team members Sebastian Merino (left) David Chavez (middle) and Neathan Gallardo (right) taking a group photo March 9 at Long Beach State University.

A day in the life of an esports gamer

David Chavez, Reporter May 19, 2024

It’s 7 a.m. and it’s the day of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament at Long Beach State University. After the hour-long drive filled with traffic and getting lost at the university, I reached...

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Review: Guadagnino’s “Challengers:” Serving up steamy drama

Zipporah Pruitt, Reporter May 17, 2024

Zendaya’s newest film “Challengers” has finally been released after a delay from September 15, 2023, to April 26, 2024. The question is whether this film is a trophy-winning champion or a love-love...

Best coffee shops around LA for doing homework

Best coffee shops around LA for doing homework

Henri Mossiat, Reporter May 13, 2024

Looking for a place off campus that offers a quiet space to work? Want a change of environment from your desk? Then try these coffee shops for your next homework escapade. 1. R Cafe Being the closest...

Lets go surfin - LA Waves

Let’s go surfin’ – LA Waves

Henri Mossiat, Reporter May 6, 2024

Whether you're a beginner bracing the whitewater or a semi-pro doing aerials off the wave lip, here's an easy breakdown for anyone looking to surf around Southern California. 1. Surfrider, Malibu The...

CSUN Theatre hosted their interpretation of the “Spongebob Musical” at the Campus Theatre, located in Nordhoff Hall.

CSUN Theater brought attendees to Bikini Bottom

Nylah Quijano, Culture Reporter May 2, 2024

The CSUN theatre department took attendees to Bikini Bottom for their interpretation of “The Spongebob Musical” on Monday, April 15 at the Campus Theatre located in Nordhoff Hall. The immersive...

Students viewing Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle’s DNA portraits, “Glenn, Dario, and Tyrone.”

The Getty Center welcomes students to its annual College Night event

Pamela Garcia, Culture Editor May 2, 2024

The Getty Center held its annual College Night event on Monday, Apr. 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Open to all college students across Southern California, the event included a variety of creative activities...

Danny Cano (middle) and some of the other members of the cast and crew film a scene in the movie The Fall. Photo courtesy of Danny Cano.

Review: Cano’s “The Fall” takes a story about identity, sports and self-discovery to a new level

Edward Segal, Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2024

A 20-something-year-old trying to figure out who he is. A domineering father figure pushing his son towards a career path he’s unsure of. The son coming into his own and forging his own path in the end. You...

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Review: Long live the King

Zipporah Pruitt, Reporter April 25, 2024

As time rolls around, many monsters get their time in the sun. Ever since the Academy Award-winning “Godzilla: Minus One” left theaters and lingers in the minds of many film lovers, it is now Legendary...

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Review: Lanthimos’ Oscar-winning “Poor Things” is an unhinged yet impactful masterpiece

Zipporah Pruitt, Reporter April 16, 2024

Yorgos Lanthimos’ most recent film, “Poor Things” won four Oscars and was the second most awarded film of the night behind “Oppenheimer.” The film won Best Production Design, Best Hair and Makeup,...

Steve Aoki prepares to launch a cake at the crowd on Saturday, April 6 in Northridge, Calif. The cakes were prepared by local bakery Ever After Bakery and many students noted how good the cake tasted after the show.

CSUN gets caked at Big Show

Lucero Garcia-Gonzalez, News Reporter April 15, 2024

Over 4,000 CSUN students and guests gathered for the annual Big Show on Saturday, April 6th to see the one and only Steve Aoki. “I am here to see Steve Aoki and see someone get caked! I think they...

Hannah Kruz teaches CSUN Matador mascot during the Jishin Taiko Workshop at the Carnaval on April 4, 2024 in Northridge, Calif.

USU hosts Carnaval

David Chavez and Ayanna Smith April 13, 2024

The University Student Union held the 26th annual Carnaval on April 4th from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event was free for students to attend and featured performances from different cultural groups and activities...

Attendees gathered at the CSUN Planetarium for a free viewing of the stars.

CSUN’s Planetarium hosts a stellar show

Henri Mossiat, Reporter April 11, 2024

The Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium reopened its doors in February for the first time since closing its doors due to the pandemic in 2020. Located next to Citrus Hall, the planetarium offers biweekly “Friday...

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