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

Fans will be allowed, in limited capacity, at CSUN sporting events for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CSUN allows fans to attend home games in limited capacity

Blake Williams, Reporter April 19, 2021

CSUN Athletics announced they will begin allowing a limited number of fans to attend Matadors’ home athletic events for the rest of spring in partnership with the university and Los Angeles County health...

Alan and Santina Byler take in the view from a high vantage point, where visitors can view the entirety of the Japanese garden in Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.

Zen Zones: Places for Angelenos to relax under the sun

Nadine Cortez, Samantha Bravo, and Kaitlyn Lavo April 15, 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...

Luis Valdez, 24, uses one of the computer stations in the CSUN University Library in Northridge, Calif. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Students can reserve a time slot for a computer or study room on the librarys online reservation system.

CSUN University Library now open to students at limited capacity

Trevor Morgan, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2021

The CSUN University Library, formerly known as the Oviatt Library, opened its doors Monday to students for the first time in over a year after closing indefinitely in March 2020. The announcement...

Classes wont look the same this semester, with limited in-person classes and specific measures in place to ensure everyones safety.

A list of CSUN’s in-person classes for spring 2021

Logan Bik, Editor in Chief March 4, 2021

  The CSUN marketing and communications team has compiled a list of in-person classes for the spring 2021 semester and the Daily Sundial will continue to update the list it as more in-person courses...

Porter Ranch residents and advocates against the Aliso Canyon Gas Storage Facility Jane Fowler, left, and Loraine Lundquist raise their fists and hold signs in front of the facilitys entrance in Porter Ranch, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021.

Porter Ranch residents suffer negative health effects following Aliso Canyon gas leak

Chris Torres, Photo Editor March 3, 2021

**Editors Note: Article has recently been updated with new information** After sneaking backstage while attending the 2019 California Democratic Convention in San Francisco, Porter Ranch resident and...

Everything but the Arts with Michaella Huck: Carter Ace

Everything but the Arts with Michaella Huck: Carter Ace

Michaella Huck, Culture Editor February 28, 2021

O’Neil Carter, lead singer of the San Fernando Valley band Carter Ace, discovered his love for music and creativity at a young age. Born to a musician father and a dancing mother, Carter was able to...

A father offers to carry his son the rest of the way while other families make their way back from climbing the beautiful natural structures in Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021.

Zen Zones: Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

Kaitlyn Lavo, Staff Photographer February 26, 2021

As people take in the smoothly sculpted landscape that makes up Vasquez Rocks, their eyes light up their masked faces. For Los Angeles residents looking to escape from their daily quarantine routines,...

Los Angeles County, which advances to Phase 1B of the vaccine rollout soon, will prioritize immunizing K-12 school employees. Negotiations on the  reopening of elementary schools, however, are still ongoing.

LA County expands vaccine rollout; Teachers among those eligible

Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor February 26, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Thursday education workers will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 1. The move comes as the county prepares to enter Phase...

Local high school students organize book drive for those in need

Chris Torres, Photo Editor February 23, 2021

After staying awake for 24 hours playing video games and watching anime with his friends, Nirvan Rayamajhi, a junior at Granada Hills Charter High School, found himself in a monotonous situation with nothing...

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...

The womens water polo team will not play during the spring 2021 season due to players concerns about COVID-19 — a similar situation that also happened to the womens basketball team.

CSUN women’s water polo will not compete in spring 2021

Mano Baghjajian, Assistant Sports Editor February 4, 2021

The CSUN women's water polo team will not take part in the upcoming season as several players opt out due to COVID-19 concerns. Due to the opt-outs, the team does not have enough players to compete. "As...

The former games room featured ping-pong tables, pool and video game consoles.

AS approves $26,000 esports game room renovation

Jazmin Navarrete, Reporter February 2, 2021

The Associated Students Senate voted Monday to allocate $26,500 from CSUN’s Capital Improvement fund to renovate the University Student Union’s game room into an esports gaming hub. The renovation...

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