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

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Brittney Griner arrives in US after Russian prisoner swap

Edward Segal, Sports Editor December 9, 2022

WNBA superstar Brittney Griner has arrived back in the United States after being released from Russian detention in a prisoner exchange, just in time to spend the holidays with her family. Griner was...

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CSUN lifts mask mandate

Marissa Roberts, Assistant News Editor September 23, 2022

CSUN will no longer require masks in classrooms, laboratories and the University Library beginning Oct. 3, according to an email sent from school administration officials on Friday afternoon. The administration...

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Women’s soccer game canceled due to online threat

Quinn Hettich, Contributor September 13, 2022

Players and spectators at CSUN’s Performance Soccer Field were forced to evacuate mid-warmup, moments before a women’s soccer match against UC Irvine, due to a campus-wide threat of violence on Sunday. The...

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CSUN community protests potential overturning of Roe v. Wade

Grace Da Rocha, Senior Arts & Entertainment Editor May 3, 2022

A protest was held at CSUN today in response to the leaked draft opinion suggesting that the Supreme Court will overturn the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade. “As you’ve heard by now, a...

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Strong-arm robbery at CSUN’s Cypress Hall under investigation

Trevor Morgan, Senior Staff Writer April 13, 2022

At approximately 12:56 a.m. on Wednesday an attempted strong-arm robbery occurred on campus at Cypress Hall in room 120, according to CSUN's Department of Police Services. CSUN police sent out an...

Protesters give comments to the media while holding a banner demanding Gov. Gavin Newsom to shut down the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility in Porter Ranch, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021.

Protesters gather in Porter Ranch to rally against SoCalGas’s settlement for 2015 Aliso Canyon gas leak

Chris Torres, Editor in Chief September 28, 2021

About two dozen members of the nonprofit organization Save Porter Ranch gathered at the intersection of Tampa Avenue and Rinaldi Street in Porter Ranch Tuesday morning to call for Gov. Gavin Newsom to...

The CSU announced on Tuesday that it  will require all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the upcoming fall semester.

Cal State University to require COVID-19 vaccination for fall semester

Sebastian Artola, Reporter July 28, 2021

The California State University system announced Tuesday that all students, staff and faculty who are coming to campus will be required to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. This announcement...

A woman holds a Do You Feel Us? sign at silent march for justice for George Floyd in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota on the day before the beginning of the trial of Derek Chauvin.

Derek Chauvin convicted of all three charges for the murder of George Floyd

Emily Holshouser and Gillian Moran-Perez April 20, 2021

After a three-week trial, former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the murder of George Floyd. Last May,...

Theme parks and stadiums in California may reopen with limited capacity if the county it is based in isnt in the purple tier. The reopening could happen as soon as April 1.

California allows reopening of theme parks, stadiums with restrictions

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor March 5, 2021

On Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom updated the California COVID-19 Safer At Home blueprint, allowing theme parks, as well as some sports stadiums, to reopen with limited capacity in counties that are in the...

Former CSUN athlete James McMillan played on the mens volleyball team during the shortened COVID-19 season last spring, according to CSUN Athletics. CSUN also clarified via an Instagram comment that McMillan was not an enrolled student.

Former CSUN men’s volleyball player was present at US Capitol insurrection

Andres Soto and Tiago Barreiro January 7, 2021

Editor's note: The story was updated on Jan. 8 at 6:11 p.m. The original version of this story reported that McMillan was no longer a CSUN student and had withdrawn on Nov. 25. CSUN said in a statement...

In an email sent on Friday afternoon, President Dianne F. Harrison announced Oviatt Library will be renamed to University Library effective immediately.

Oviatt name removed from CSUN library, lawn effective immediately

Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 18, 2020

The Oviatt Library will be renamed the University Library, President Dianne F. Harrison announced on Friday. The Oviatt name will be removed from the lawn as well. Harrison said CSU Chancellor Timothy...

Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles and a possible spike in cases due to Thanksgiving travel, CSUN will be reverting back to fully-online instruction from Nov. 30 till the end of the fall semester.

CSUN to return to fully-online instruction after Thanksgiving recess

Sloane Bozzi, News Editor November 24, 2020

Class instruction at CSUN will pivot to a fully-online structure on Nov. 30 through the end of the fall semester, President Dianne F. Harrison announced on Tuesday. The campus has been following a hybrid...

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