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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

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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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Review: Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Boy and the Heron” is a beautiful yet complicated tale on loss, grief and closure

Zipporah Pruitt, Reporter April 3, 2024

“Anime was a mistake…” thankfully, not this one. From the renowned Hayao Miyazaki and his award-winning company, Studio Ghibli, comes his most recent film, “The Boy and the Heron.” This dreamlike...

K. Flay on Thursday, March 7 at the Lodge Room in Los Angeles, Calif.

Review: K.Flay at Lodge Room

Rodrigo Hernandez, Reporter April 3, 2024

Angelenos gathered in Highland Park’s historic Lodge Room on Thursday, March 7, letting loose and singing along to every track by pop-rock artist K. Flay for the second night of the first stop on the...

CSUN Theatre is currently hosting their interpretation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Experimental Theatre in the Soraya on March 15 in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN theater presents a Shakespearean comedy

Nylah Quijano, Culture Reporter March 28, 2024

The CSUN theater department hosted their interpretation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on Mar. 15 at the Experimental Theatre located in the Soraya. As the audience found their seats, they were...

Artist Yvngxchris performs his hit Off the Leash at the Culture Kings Stage on Day 1.

Diversity and female artists in the rising music industry

Devin Huynh and Lauren Kosich March 12, 2024

Festival season is upon us, and with that comes a new array of lineups and artists on the rise. Similar to other industries, the music industry has a history of racial discrimination as well as discrimination...

Sculpture done by Matthew Karp, displaying a survivor of the Holocaust.

“Trials by Fire” metal casting show highlights students’ sculptures

Lucero Garcia-Gonzalez, News Reporter March 10, 2024

Students from the California State University, Northridge bronze casting class curated a metal casting show last week to show their artwork to students, friends and family. The event titled “Trials...

Photo courtesy of the Theatre Department. “House of Bernarda Alba” transported the audience to 1946 Spain. The play ran from Feb. 22 through March 2 in the Little Theatre in Nordhoff Hall.

Good grief: CSUN theater presents a comedy of mourning

Nylah Quijano, Culture Reporter March 5, 2024

The CSUN theater department hosted its interpretation of the play “House of Bernarda Alba” on Feb. 23 at the Little Theatre located in Nordhoff Hall. The play “House of Bernarda Alba” is based...

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Review: Matthew Vaughn’s “Argylle”: Undercover and underwhelming

Zipporah Altitia Pruitt, Reporter February 29, 2024

“Argylle” is the latest film directed by one of the most stylistic directors in film today, Matthew Vaughn. Vaughn is best known for his outrageous and in-your-face visual styles and effects that make...

File photo. A student checks out the Aspire apartments showcase table at the Welcome Black event in the Northridge Center of the USU on Sept. 13, 2023.

CSUN kicks off spring semester with “Welcome Black”

Clinton Jones, Culture Reporter February 28, 2024

The Northridge Center on CSUN’s campus was swarmed by a vast array of Black scholars, clubs, and alumni to connect the Black community here on campus, following a shaky faculty strike at the beginning...

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