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

Alyssa Singleton holds a physiology book on Oct. 29, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

The future of Black women in STEM

Fatimah Jackson, Reporter November 24, 2022

Before deciding to attend CSUN, public health major Alyssa Singleton felt neglected by administrators at her high school. She shared that many educators, despite wanting the best for the students, did...

Attendees of the American Indian Open House bundle sage using string on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

AISA celebrates Native American Heritage Month with open house

Quinn Hettich, Reporter November 23, 2022

The smell of burning sage wafted from the Central American Studies and American Indian Studies Cultural Center as the American Indian Student Association held an open house on Nov. 1 to showcase their...


Events bring awareness to asexual and intersex communities

Warren Lopez, Reporter November 22, 2022

The week of Oct. 23 was dedicated to two LGBTQ awareness periods: Asexual Awareness Week and Intersex Awareness Day. The former, also known as “Ace Week,” occurs every last full week of October, while...

CSUNs Department of Theatre displays their Hamlet performance on campus on Oct. 3, 2022, at CSUN in Northridge, Calif.

Budget trouble for CSUN’s Department of Theatre

Natalie Lopez, Reporter November 21, 2022

The theater department at CSUN has faced many economic challenges, ranging from a limited budget to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they have utilized their resources and willpower to produce eight plays...

A student walks to Gmos buffet restaurant at CSUN in Northridge, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. Gmos is a rebrand of Geronimos, CSUNs buffet by the Student Housing Administration on campus.

G’mos rebranded and reconfigured under new management

Ozzy Anguiano, Reporter November 8, 2022

Two years ago, CSUN made the decision to outsource campus food services to a new company. The move worked to keep campus dining open throughout the pandemic, but now that campus reopened some students...

Fernando Barajas stands in front of the CSUN College of Engineering and Computer Science in Northridge, Calif., on Oct. 12, 2022. Barajas is the president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at CSUN.

One student’s journey from Morelia to mechanical engineer

Jennifer Ramos, Reporter November 7, 2022

Fernando Barajas, a CSUN student who migrated from Mexico to the U.S., has paved his way to making a mark in the STEM community. He holds the title of president of the Society of Hispanic Professional...

Kosta Kutay holds his saxophone at CSUN on Oct. 6, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN music grads find their niche in the industry

Derek Ortega, Reporter October 19, 2022

If Kosta Kutay had known about the CSUN music program, he would have taken jazz music seriously during his high school years. Kutay, 22 years old, is from Los Angeles. He is a music major in the jazz...

Karimah Tennyson-Marsh gives her keynote presentation about keeping banned books in communities to an audience at CSUN on Sept. 29, 2022, in Northridge, Calif. Tennyson-Marsh is both a writer and an eighth-grade teacher at Century Community Charter School.

10th annual Banned Books Readout promotes expression and community

Warren Lopez, Reporter October 11, 2022

CSUN’s 10th annual Banned Books Readout focused on censorship in the U.S. and its effects against building community. The CSUN Department of Journalism and the University Library hosted the event,...

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What it takes to put on a theater production

Natalie Lopez, Reporter October 10, 2022

The CSUN theater department is responsible for creative productions like “The Tempest” and “Evita.” The director and crew of each production work vigorously to provide audience members with...

CSUN student Danielle Lee on Sept. 30, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Black students navigate mental health amid pandemic

Fatimah Jackson, Reporter October 8, 2022

The mental health of college students experienced an immense change and shift following the COVID-19 pandemic. Many students had to deal with loved ones falling ill, or working to help support their families....


Bad Bunny video highlights issues facing Puerto Ricans

Destiny De La Cueva, Reporter October 7, 2022

“Este es mi playa, este es mi sol, este es mi tierra, este soy yo.” These are the words that are sung throughout Bad Bunny’s newest music video for El Apagón, an anthem for Puerto Rico off of...

Angelica Rose plays the guitar in Music Therapy 360L on Sept. 29, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Music therapy program focuses on helping those in need

Derek Ortega, Reporter October 4, 2022

Music therapy uses music to help treat those who are in need. The benefits of music therapy, according to the Cleveland Clinic, include helping people with chronic pain, anxiety, fatigue and depression....

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