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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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Graham100: Honoring a timeless legacy of dance

Aayushi, Culture Reporter September 28, 2023

On Sept. 30th, The Soraya will host the premiere of a three-season celebratory presentation of Martha Graham’s legacy with “Graham100.” The show will include commemorative dance performances accompanied...

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...

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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...

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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,...

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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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Writer’s pick: Summertime lovin’ – Five films to celebrate the upcoming season

Elijah Uche, Reporter May 9, 2023

After the semester ends, many students will take the chance to unwind and have fun outdoors, not worrying about being cooped up inside a classroom all day. However, there is another way to celebrate the...

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Review: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

Melany Martinez, Reporter May 8, 2023

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” is an exquisite film that captivates viewers with an adventure into the multiverse and some comedy to go along with it. Directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert...

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Review: ‘The Last of Us’ – Relationships found amidst chaos

Jesse Illanes, Contributor May 3, 2023

“The Last of Us” is one of the hottest new shows, and it was trending on Twitter already during its premiere. The word of mouth before the premiere demonstrated the brand strength of “The Last of...

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Review: Tyler, The Creator’s ‘CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST: The Estate Sale’ – Spin or skip?

José C. Delgado, Reporter April 28, 2023

Tyler, The Creator has returned with an expansion pack to his 2021 album “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST.” “The Estate Sale” features eight new tracks that were added to the original album’s run...

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Review: Deliberation amidst torment – ‘Women Talking’

Jesse Illanes, Contributor April 27, 2023

“Women Talking” provides an excellent, chilling story based on actual events. In the year 2010, women in a secluded religious colony are sexually assaulted by men at night. As the offenders are taken...

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