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 form a crowd for DJ Mal-Ski on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023 in Northridge, Calif.

Matador Nights carnival makes a splash at the USU

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor September 21, 2023

The University Student Union hosted “Matador Nights” on Sept. 8 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The event had free admission for all students as long as they RSVP’d for the event and got a ticket from...

A CSUN women’s rugby club member talks about the team to “Welcome Party” visitors.

AS kicks off the semester with Welcome Celebration

Pamela Garcia, Assistant Culture Editor September 7, 2023

Associated Students held its annual Welcome Celebration and Sports-A-Palooza at Sierra Lawn on Aug. 29 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event included information tables by CSUN Sport Clubs. CSUN Sport...

A look at some of the oldest and newest clubs at CSUN

A look at some of the oldest and newest clubs at CSUN

José C. Delgado, Culture Editor September 4, 2023

As CSUN students return to campus for the fall semester, many will turn to clubs to find peers with similar interests or cultural backgrounds.   Hermanas Unidas de CSUN Hermanas Unidas...

Photo of CSUNs Food Pantry, taken on April 23, 2020.

Three budget friendly recipes for students using the CSUN pantry

Quinn Alexander, Video Editor September 1, 2023

Grocery shopping can be expensive, and finding the right ingredients to maintain a healthy diet might make a home cooked meal an overwhelming task. To help reduce shopping stressors, the CSUN Food Pantry...

Photo courtesy of Leann Hamilton

Q&A: A senior’s advice for freshman students

Ouanessa Nana, Government Desk Editor August 31, 2023

Interviewed: Leann Hamilton When senior year in college approaches you start to think about how you spent your last three years in school. Did you just go to classes or did you take every opportunity...

Matador Marquee: Four films that dive into student life

Sasha Alikhanov, Print Managing Editor August 30, 2023

Clueless “Clueless” is a stylized time capsule of Southern California high schools in the ’90s with quintessential fashion, music and references. From skating to fresh nose jobs, the film has...

Cantando: Songs to keep students motivated

Pamela Garcia, Assistant Culture Editor August 30, 2023

“Rocket Science” - Meet Me @ The Altar This song acts as a loud reminder to not overcomplicate things or hold yourself back from your goals because they may seem daunting. Everything is possible...

Book club: Essential reads recommended by a CSUN professor

Jasmine Mendez, Opinions Editor August 30, 2023

Imagination has no limits, especially in literature. Debbie Ma has constructed her life as a mother and educator, never once hiding her love for reading. Ma is a psychology professor at CSUN in constant...

CSUN student navigates academic career around pandemic

CSUN student navigates academic career around pandemic

Jasmine Cuza, Assist. Social Media Editor August 29, 2023

Josh Ancheta began his academic journey at CSUN in 2017 majoring in political science. Little did he know, reaching the finish line of graduation would be a test of resilience and determination. Born and...

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Review: ‘10,000 gecs’ by 100 gecs – A hyperpop earworm

Jesse Illanes, Contributor May 30, 2023

The long-awaited second studio album and label debut from the hyperpop group 100 gecs, “10,000 gecs,” finally arrived to the delight of hyperpop fans and “geccers” alike. Consisting of Laura...

Illustration by José C. Delgado.

Writer’s pick: The Sundial’s playlist for the summer

José C. Delgado, Reporter May 18, 2023

As we near the end of the semester and turn our attention to summer break, it's time to look forward to new songs suited for the season. These songs are great to listen to for any occasion this summer,...

Illustration by Pamela Garcia.

Writer’s pick: The heroines of STEM – Five films about women in science to watch right now

Elijah Uche, Reporter May 16, 2023

Although the field of science has historically been male-dominated, women have led to major contributions. Women in science, such as Jane Goodall and Rosalind Franklin, made their marks on society by advancing...

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