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  • February 23CORONAVIRUS DAILY UPDATE: 2,091 new cases, 157 dead in L.A. County
Olivia Salazar photographed at her workplace at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center.

Front-Line Heroes: Olivia Salazar, housekeeper

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor February 23, 2021

Front-Line Heroes is a new Daily Sundial weekly series that honors those who are fighting COVID-19 on the front lines — doctors, food bank volunteers, retail workers, testing site volunteers and the...

Mike Azimi receives his second dose of the Moderna vaccine from Jocelyn Woon at Pierce College's COVID-19 testing and vaccination center n Woodland Hills, Calif., on Feb. 16, 2021.

LA Department of Public Health opens new sites in a hopes to expand vaccine outreach

Jenna Wilson, Reporter February 19, 2021

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health opened hundreds of small vaccination sites and one supersite at California State University of Los Angeles this week in response to the racial disparity in vaccine...

Frank Morde feeds the ducks at the Reseda Park Pond on Feb.11, 2021.

Zen Zones: Places for Angelenos to relax under the sun

Nadine Cortez, Reporter February 18, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may have forced residents to stay home, but Los Angeles is an outdoor city — there are plenty of activities people can do to relieve the tensions brought on by the pandemic. From...

Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, speaks to patients who received the COVID-19 vaccine at the CSUN distribution site on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.

CSUN vaccination site only offering second doses due to vaccine shortage

Trevor Morgan, Assistant News Editor February 17, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccination site at CSUN is now only offering second doses due to vaccine shortages. The site was visited by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Saturday,...

With many family members needing additional home care due to the pandemic, CSUN faculty are asking for assistance so they can focus on their job.

CSUN faculty petition for more caregiving support

Caitlin Cook, Contributor February 17, 2021

Due to limited leave options this semester, CSUN faculty and staff with caregiving duties at home are working with the administration to create more accommodations. Since the coronavirus pandemic led...

As the cold weather rolls through Los Angeles, we came up with a list of activities you can do staying safe during a cold COVID time.

COVID-safe activities in L.A. : Stranger Things, Black Love and more

Karine Reganyan, reporter February 15, 2021

The Daily Sundial will be featuring both virtual and in-person events that will offer a range of fun activities that you can enjoy risk and stress-free. This week offers a variety of events including entertainment,...

Free at-home testing kits will be available to both students and faculty retuning to in-person classes this spring.

CSUN offers free at-home COVID-19 testing for students returning to campus

Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor February 15, 2021

CSUN will offer free COVID-19 testing for students taking classes, labs or internships on, according to an email from the Klotz Student Health Center. “As a result of the December and January COVID-19...

While this valentines may be different than most, we hope you are able to celebrate love and joy with this playlist.

Valentine’s Day playlist featuring iconic Black artists

Jenna Wilson, Reporter February 12, 2021

This Valentine’s Day, the Daily Sundial is celebrating love and Black History Month with soulful ballads by iconic Black artists from Sam Cooke to H.E.R. Black R&B musicians have consistently blessed...

During a virtual student press conference Monday, Chancellor Joseph I. Castro discussed whether CSU campuses will enforce vaccination among other issues.

CSU Chancellor says CSU likely to not enforce vaccination this fall

Julia Terbeche, Daily 49er February 9, 2021

While California State University campuses look to return to in-person instruction this fall, vaccinations are likely to not be enforced among students and faculty in an effort to avoid legal issues,...

With Black History month in full effect, we complied a list of activities to do celebrating Black culture.

COVID-safe activities in LA : Drive-in movies, meditation and more

Michaella Huck, Culture Editor February 1, 2021

The Daily Sundial will be provide weekly updates to spice up your quarantine life. This week we have a mixture of events ranging entertainment, mindfulness and education. Check back next week for a new...

Gov. Newsom's latest announcement has allowed restaurants to open after months of closures.

LA County restaurants reopen after Gov. Newsom ends safer-at-home order

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor January 29, 2021

On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom ended the statewide COVID-19 stay-at-home order and announced that all five regions in the state can resume outdoor dining, outdoor worship services, and other formerly...

CSUN faculty, staff and student employees who are working on campus during the spring semester will soon have access to free COVID-19 self-testing kits.

CSUN offers free at-home COVID-19 testing for employees working on campus

Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor January 28, 2021

CSUN will soon offer COVID-19 at-home tests to faculty, staff and student employees who are approved to work on campus during the spring semester. The announcement was sent in an email Thursday morning...

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