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

Marcus Santos, the creator of One Of One Los Angeles, in March 2020 in Los Angeles, Calif.

CSUN Students on the Rise: Marcus Santos

Valour Blanton, Reporter September 26, 2022

Clothing designer Marcus Santos built his brand One of One Los Angeles while attending CSUN. Santos discusses his time at CSUN, when he first moved down from the Bay Area, and his transition from majoring...

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Student films showcased after pandemic cancellations

Isabella Vodos, Reporter September 21, 2022

The 2022 CSUN Senior Film Showcase returned to its traditional in-person format to provide aspiring student filmmakers with a platform to present their films, all of which were filmed during the pandemic. The...

Andre Aliscad plays Pac-Man at Round1 in Burbank, Calif., on April 10, 2022.

Photo Essay: Gamer life

David Olvera, Reporter May 12, 2022

In front of the CSUN gym in the University Student Union lies a dungeon of zombie invasions, fist brawls to the death, wizards casting magic spells, and adventures beyond your wildest imagination. Students...

A George Floyd protest in front of the University Library on June 2, 2020, in Northridge, Calif.

A history of student speech on campus

Chris Constantine, Reporter April 8, 2022

Since its origins as San Fernando Valley State College in 1958, CSUN has been a place for students to speak their minds and demand justice from their institution. Here is a historical timeline of how CSUN...

Beneath the Surface: Codi Yost

Beneath the Surface: Codi Yost

Kamryn Martell April 7, 2022

As humans, we tend to judge people. We make assumptions of who people are before they even talk. Beneath the Surface is a podcast that highlights CSUN students and who they are as people. In the...

Global Talks: Yong Jian Ooi

Global Talks: Yong Jian Ooi

Kamryn Martell, Reporter March 4, 2022
Global Talks is a podcast series that talks to international students and discusses their adjustment to the United States’ educational system.
20-year-old Laura Perez, a junior, puts her heart and soul into practice on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, inside Cypress Hall 145. Perez has been a member for two years and initially joined to get in touch with her Japanese roots. She considers Jishin Taiko “a club that evokes in me an eclectic range of emotions that I’ve never felt before.”

Jishin Taiko Ensemble brings traditional Japanese American drumming to the CSUN

Chris Constantine, Reporter February 28, 2022

It takes an intense full-body workout just to keep the rhythm of the drums going. Every hit sends a shock wave of noise that reverberates through the audience’s bones and around the packed auditorium....

Pulitzer Prize winners and CSUN alumni Julio Cortez (left) and Ringo Chiu take time out of their busy schedules to visit the CSUN journalism department. The two roamed the halls of the place where they once took journalism classes and shared their nostalgia as they spent the day at the CSUN campus in Northridge, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022.

Pulitzer Prize-winning CSUN alumni return to campus to share their stories

Grace Da Rocha, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 21, 2022

As pictures popped up on the projector in Kurland Lecture Hall, students stared at burning buildings, long lines of police officers emerging from blue smoke, and a protester protecting a police car. Two...

Lunar New Year in Chinatown, Flickr Creative Commons Image.

The Year of the Tiger roars its arrival: CSUN to offer virtual Chinese New Year Celebrations

Patrick Pamanian, Reporter February 9, 2022

CSUN’s 2021 Chinese New Year celebration featured guest speakers across different departments to share how they’ve worked to improve student and faculty knowledge in connection to China’s history...

Illustration by William Argueta

Global Talks: International CSUN student shares experience on adjusting to American individualism

Kamryn Martell, Reporter February 8, 2022

Global Talks is a podcast series that talks to international students and discusses their adjustment to the United States educational system. In this episode, Kamryn Martell speaks with Gabbie Puzon,...

An African American professor giving lecture to his students.

CSUN to host virtual Black History Month events

Chris Constantine, Reporter February 3, 2022

CSUN will host a number of virtual events and activities throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. Organizations and clubs on campus, such as the Department of Africana Studies and the Black...

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