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 perform their plays during the Weird Theatre Festival at the Experimental Theatre of the Valley Performing Arts Center on April 15, 2016, in Northridge, Calif.

Here’s why CSUN’s theater department does not utilize The Soraya

Brianna Arias, Reporter March 29, 2023

The theater department at CSUN is known for the productions they put on throughout the school year. From iconic Shakespeare works like “Hamlet” to famous operas like “La Boheme,” the theater department...

Students in the CSUN Department of Theatre perform scenes from the play Once on This Island on Dec. 4, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

This is the CSUN theater department

Brianna Arias, Reporter March 29, 2023

As the spring semester continues, some students are getting ready to graduate, while others are just starting their journey here at CSUN. Some are getting headaches from countless assignments, and others...

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Writer’s pick: Five Hispanic and Latino artists to consider for future Super Bowl halftime shows

Elvin Gonzalez, Reporter March 28, 2023

The NFL’s Super Bowl halftime show has displayed a lot of brilliant music to the fans, but there’s something it lacks: Latino and Hispanic representation. In 2019, the NFL partnered with Roc Nation...

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CSUN’s Department of Theatre presents: ‘La bohème’

Brianna Arias, Reporter March 9, 2023

The CSUN theater department will be putting on its first production of the semester, “La bohème,” from March 9-12 in the Campus Theatre. The production is led by stage director Sara E. Widzer and...

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Review: ‘The 1619 Project’ Hulu docuseries

Melany Martinez, Reporter March 3, 2023

It’s impossible not to say that “The 1619 Project” was a phenomenal concept when it premiered in the New York Times Magazine in 2019. The controversy and conversations sparked by author and journalist...

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Movie review: ‘Till’

Melany Martinez, Reporter February 28, 2023

Chinonye Chukwu’s film “Till” is a difficult watch that leaves the viewer with a sickening feeling. The film focuses on the life of Emmet Till, played by Jalyn Hall, who was a Black 14-year-old that...

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Review: Sam Smith’s ‘Gloria’: Spin or skip?

José C. Delgado, Reporter February 27, 2023

Last month, Sam Smith delivered their fourth full-length album, “Gloria.” The album marks the artist’s return after 2020’s “Love Goes.” In this album, Smith explores themes of self-acceptance...

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CSUN Black Scholars Matter presents: Friday Night Funk

Julia Dilacar, Reporter February 24, 2023

CSUN Black Scholars Matter is hosting a karaoke funk night on Feb. 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Thousand Oaks Room in the University Student Union. This is BSM’s first event of the year, and students are...

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Editor’s pick: Five new age punk artists that are making Black history

Pamela Garcia, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2023

The punk scene has majorly evolved over the years, becoming primarily white and male-dominated. Today, more artists are popping up to put their flags in the ground as the representation of people of color...

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Writer’s pick: Five sports films to watch during Black History Month

Elijah Uche, Reporter February 23, 2023

In the United States, Black history is recognized during the month of February. In today’s era, the most famous way to observe Black history is through the media. Films and documentaries have been created...

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Movie review: ‘Love, Rosie’

Melany Martinez, Reporter February 23, 2023

"Love, Rosie" shares the heart-wrenching story of two people desperately wanting to be together, but through the trials and tribulations of young adulthood they are pushed further apart. This story of...

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CSUN Music presents: The Faculty Artist Recital

Julia Dilacar, Reporter February 18, 2023

The CSUN music department is hosting a faculty artist recital featuring professor Diane Ketchie and CSUN alum Alice Huang. The recital will take place on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Shigemi Matsumoto Recital...

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