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Fans take over the streets of Los Angeles to celebrate the Dodgers’ World Series win

A Dodger fan waves a flag while driving through the intersection of Flower and 11th streets in downtown Los Angeles after the Dodgers won the World Series on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.

Emily Holshouser and Logan Bik

October 28, 2020

After 32-years, the Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh World Series title after beating the Tampa Bay Rays in game six. Although the team played in Texas due to the coronavirus, fans took over the streets of L.A. to celebrate the win. Police took a preemptive approach to the celebration, blocking...

Student and local organizations educate students on voter suppression and discrimination via Zoom workshop

The CSUN vote center in Redwood Hall will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Oct. 24 to Nov. 2 and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov 3.

Samantha Bravo, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2020

As voters decide on which candidate is best suited to combat current issues, voter suppression and discrimination against people of color continue to be barriers that keep voters from casting their ballots. In an effort to educate students, CSUN Black House, West Valley People Alliance and BLM Northridge...

L.A. County 2020 voter guide

L.A. County 2020 voter guide

Sloane Bozzi, Logan Bik, Emily Holshouser, and Jonathan Giovanazzi

October 19, 2020

With less than a month until Nov. 3, Election Day is fast approaching. The Daily Sundial has broken down what L.A. voters need to know — whether you’ll be voting by mail or in-person at a polling station.      To check your registration status or register to vote, click here.   Click the image to learn...

Immigrant-owned small businesses may be slow to recover from the pandemic’s economic hit

Claudia Paulino and Aurelio Rubio, the owners of Claudia's Party Store, sit at the cashier counter with their masks on in the store at Reseda, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.

Ricardo Garcia, Reporter

October 13, 2020

Colorful piñatas and streamers hang from the ceiling, while plastic-wrapped gift baskets and soft teddy bears peek out from behind the plexiglass barrier at the counter of Claudia’s Party Supplies, a party supply and equipment rental store in Northridge. However, the decorations have been attached...

College during COVID-19: Psychology professors adapt to online learning using a lightboard

Professors Andrew Ainsworth and Thomas Chan perform a live demonstration.

Tiago Barreiro, Video Editor

October 7, 2020

  The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first time Andrew Ainsworth, a psychology professor, has had to adapt to a challenge while at CSUN. “I started as an undergrad here in 1994, the semester after the earthquake. At first, I knew nothing but trailers. I don’t think I had a class in a building until I was a junior,’’ he said. ...

Ongoing coverage of protests in L.A.

Northridge Black Lives Matter and protesters sitting on the steps of Oviatt Library at the end of their protest on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.

Logan Bik, Samantha Bravo, Gillian Moran-Perez, Michaella Huck, Mano Baghjajian, Tiago Barreiro, Tyler Ridgle, Victor Rojas, Robert Gonzalez, Cristina Boktor, Chris Torres, Sloane Bozzi, Orlando Mayorquin, and Emily Holshouser

September 26, 2020

Updates on demonstrations calling for justice against police brutality.

Business as (un)usual photo series: AusSam Candy adapts quickly to stay afloat amid pandemic

Samantha McDougall and Austin Pearlman, the co-owners of AusSam Candy shop, opened in Old Granada Village in March of 2019.

Chris Torres, Photo Editor

September 22, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting small businesses in a plethora of ways. From temporary closures to extensive safety protocols, businesses are being forced to adapt quickly. The “Business as (un)usual” photo series highlights local small businesses near CSUN and dives into how they are navigating thr...

Activists say the 2028 Olympics could cause police militarization and increase disparity in L.A.’s low-income neighborhoods

SoFi stadium under construction in Los Angeles, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The stadium will host the 2028 Olympics' opening and closing ceremonies.

Trevor Morgan, Contributor

September 17, 2020

Amid a large scale advertising campaign, the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics are under intense scrutiny by a group called NOlympics L.A., who say the games will cause lasting effects including an increase in police militarization and racial disparity. L.A.’s official Olympic organization, LA28, released ...

Local breweries frustrated with government orders: ‘If restaurants can do it, we can do it too’

Derrick Olson, left, and Bryan Olson, co-owners of 8one8 Brewing, stands in their shop in Canoga Park, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020.

Mayra Lopez, Reporter

September 4, 2020

The San Fernando Brewing Company did not celebrate their five-year anniversary with their patrons last week due to Los Angeles County’s updated guidelines preventing them from reopening and offering safe outdoor service. An uptick in cases prompted L.A. County to announce on June 28 that bars, brew...

Delayed medication, empty trucks and fear: U.S. Postal Service employees speak out on the chaos

Delayed medication, empty trucks and fear: U.S. Postal Service employees speak out on the chaos

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor

September 3, 2020

After assuming the position in mid-June, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy began making operational changes and cutbacks to the United States Postal Service that have severed public trust in the service. This prompted frustration and anxiety amongst other Postal Service employees. Despite this, they...

Photo story: What does CSUN’s campus look like this fall?

Bookstore employees putting together online orders from students at the CSUN Bookstore on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. Students can order their books on the website and collect them at the store's pick-up section. All employees have masks on and tables set up to properly distance the customers and employees.

Samantha Bravo, Assistant Campus Editor

August 25, 2020

The first day of a new semester usually consists of full parking structures at 8 a.m., a line out the door at the Freudian Sip coffee shop and crowds of students rushing to get to their first classes, but this semester is far from the usual. As COVID-19 continues to alter the traditional experience...

Las Calles Del Valle supports San Fernando Valley street vendors with protection packages

Gaby Moreira-Rodriguez, a Las Calles Del Valle organizer, hands a vendor a protection package and a

Maria Medina, Reporter

August 24, 2020

Working in the heat of a summer day in the San Fernando Valley, volunteers filled coolers with cold bottled water and assembled packages to distribute to local street vendors in Panorama City and the West Valley on Saturday. Las Calles Del Valle started as a concept between friends wanting to help their immed...

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