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Top 10 albums of the year

Top 10 albums of the year

Edward Nenedzhyan, Reporter December 24, 2021

2021 has been a phenomenal year for music releases. Artists have pushed themselves beyond their comfort zones and released albums that are not just successful, but genuinely exciting and constantly replayable...

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Christmas on a Budget: 10 gift ideas for under $10

Thomas Bravo, Reporter December 21, 2021

The holidays bring forth the spirit of giving. Unfortunately, a global pandemic has not helped the “broke college student” cliche. Money can be tight, but after all it's the thought that counts. $10...

Netflix is offering various Christmas films and classics for the whole family to enjoy.

14 Christmas movies to watch on Netflix, Disney+

Julia Sahakian, Reporter December 15, 2021

It’s that time of year when you unwind, turn the fireplace on, curl up on the couch and binge-watch Christmas movies while drinking hot chocolate. Here are a few Christmas movies on Netflix and Disney+...

A sign that reads, Here for the cheer  at Paper Source at the Westfield Topanga & The Village in Woodland Hills on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021.

9 places to celebrate the holiday season

Julia Sahakian, Reporter December 8, 2021

Get in the holiday spirit with these fun festivities this winter season! Make some joyous memories with your loved ones with just a few family friendly places. Let it Snow Snow will be falling...

A dancer takes the stage at C Frenz Nightclub in the Reseda neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 2, 2021.

More than just a nightclub, C. Frenz is an oasis for many in the Valley’s LBGTQIA+ community

Kaitlyn Lavo, Staff Photographer December 8, 2021

The neon light beams refract from the smoke-hazed dance floor as reggaeton music fills the room. The musky smell of the fog machine fills your nose as you hear the clanking of billiards in the other room. Outside,...

Lizz Wright and the Count Basie Jazz Orchestra perform a rendition of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong’s rendition of the song, “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off.”

Review: The Count Basie Jazz Orchestra featuring Lizz Wright at the Soraya

Edward Nenedzhyan, Reporter December 7, 2021

The craft of live shows and touring acts across America is oftentimes underestimated, and can be one of the most difficult things for any musical group or artist to consistently accomplish. If an artist’s...

Photograph of the exterior of the CSUN Food Pantry, taken at Northridge, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021.

9 organizations you can give back to during this holiday season

Graciela Colorado, Reporter November 30, 2021

A number of San Fernando Valley organizations will be accepting donations and distributing toys and essentials this holiday season to help the community. Here are a few The Sundial has curated for the...

Vincent Academia performs at the Students for Pilipino American History Month showcase in the Grand Salon at CSUN in Northridge, Calif., on Oct. 30, 2021.

Filipino American Student Association features student talent in annual showcase

Brandon Sarmiento, Contributor November 12, 2021

The CSUN Filipino American Student Association gave a platform for students to share their talents on the Grand Salon stage with the organization’s annual Students for Pilipino American History Month...

Branford Marsalis, front, plays the saxophone while Eric Revis plays the double bass. Photo provided by Ricki Quinn, the digital marketing manager for the Soraya.

Review: An Evening with Branford Marsalis

Edward Nenedzhyan, Reporter November 8, 2021

As people walk into the great hall and microphones get tested, the acoustics pick up a spectrum of sounds. Among the chatter and the shuffling of seats, a ride cymbal pinging and a pin hitting the floor...

Visitors look at the ofrenda at the Día de los Muertos Cultural Festival in the San Fernando Recreation Park in San Fernando, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021.

Día de los Muertos celebrated across L.A., at CSUN

Dreams To Be Heard and Colored Minds Inc. Raise Money For Undocumented Students - Thomas Bravo CSUN student organizations Colored Minds Inc. and Dreams to Be Heard organized a Dia de los Muertos community...

Illustration by Dylan Keith

Four upcoming plays from the CSUN theatre department

Edward Nenedzhyan, Reporter November 1, 2021

The CSUN theatre department’s play season is right around the corner. Here are the four plays that are occurring in person and virtually. Street Scene, The Opera The departments of music and theatre...

‘We’re actually here’: Filipino American History month highlights overlooked community

‘We’re actually here’: Filipino American History month highlights overlooked community

Brandon Sarmiento, Contributor October 31, 2021

As October comes to a close, so does Filipino American History Month — marking its 16th commemoration in California since the state officially recognized the month in 2006. Of the 4.2 million Filipino...

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