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

Sunset Sessions: Its Butter

Sunset Sessions: It’s Butter

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor May 21, 2022

It’s Butter is a three-piece indie-rock group with funk influence based in Los Angeles. The band discusses the release of their 2020 EP “Not Feeling Human” and their upcoming lineup of singles. It’s...

The Rainbow Graduation Celebrations keynote speaker captivates the audience as they explain the importance of LGBTQIA+ visibility to the young queer generations and setting the example that there is life beyond and it will get better. They made this point in the University Student Union on Friday, May 20, 2022, in Northridge, Calif., and uplifted the rainbow graduates of 2022.

Rainbow graduation celebrates LGBTQIA+ graduates

Troy Barnes, Reporter May 21, 2022
On May 20, the CSUN Pride Center hosted the first in-person Rainbow Graduation Celebration since 2019. This event is intended to be a celebration of LGBTQIA+ students finally crossing the finish line at CSUN.
Graduates of the class of 2021-2022 smile at the friends and family in attendance during the 50th celebration of Black Graduation on May 15, 2022, in front of the University Library in Northridge, Calif.

Black Graduation celebrates 50th ceremony at CSUN

Patrick Pamanian, Reporter May 20, 2022
Black Graduation celebrated its 50th anniversary at CSUN on May 15, 2022, on the University Library lawn.
A student showing off their decorated graduation cap at the Undocu-Graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Undocu-Graduation honors undocumented graduates

Thomas Bravo, Assistant News Editor May 19, 2022
CSUN’s Dreamers, Resources, Empowerment, Advocacy and Mentorship Center organized its fourth annual Undocu-Graduation ceremony to honor graduating students who are undocumented or come from families with varying immigration statuses.
Haig Amloyan plays chess outside of Manzanita Hall on May 2, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN student strategizes for chess success

David Olvera, Reporter May 19, 2022

Amid the campus’ quiet buzz lies a challenger presenting a game. The sun’s warm glow washes over Haig Amloyan as he presents a chessboard to anyone looking for a match. Seated between the CSUN Campus...

Deena Jenkins pair of roller skates that she used as a child when she would skate at her local roller rink almost every weekend. She continued the tradition with her children until Skate Depot, their local rink in Cerritos, Calif., closed down.

The fall and rise of roller-skating

Ivy Jenkins, Reporter May 19, 2022

In 2020, Northridge’s Skateland roller-skating rink officially closed down, eventually being converted into a homeless shelter. Although this meant opportunities for one community, it also meant a loss...

Photo of The Soraya on CSUNs campus. The building is entirely made of glass.

CSUN prepares for next big earthquake

Nancy Cruz, Contributor May 19, 2022

The Daily Titan claimed that many California State University campuses are not ready for the next big earthquake, based on a series of audits conducted by the CSU system from 2016 to 2020. CSUN’s administrators,...

Illustration: Mental Health Among College Athletes.

Mental health among college athletes

Randy Acosta, Assistant Sports Editor May 18, 2022

People see college athletes hit home runs, score goals, and make baskets, but sometimes people can fail to recognize that they are more than just entertainment. College athletes are humans too. Mental...

CSUNs Oasis Wellness Center on May 9, 2022, in Northridge, Calif. The outdoor area is available for students to use.

Five spots for students to relax at CSUN

Lane Lawhead, Local Business Reporter May 18, 2022

Finals week can be a challenging time for any student. During this hectic part of the semester, finding a space to relax may be important for staying afloat amid the stress. Luckily, there are plenty of...

Illustration: Declining Enrollment.

LAUSD enrollment continues decline

Ileana Torres-Cabezas, Reporter May 18, 2022

Los Angeles Unified School District officials expect enrollment to drop by 4% annually, which would cause the total number of students to dip below 400,000 by the 2023 school year, according to a financial...

Scarlett Kelemen, 18 months old, plays with some of her toys on Nov. 9, 2021, in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Opinion: Babysitting: A mutualistic relationship

Rylee Holwager, Social Media Editor May 17, 2022

Babysitting was once thought of as the easiest way for college students to make money — a stigma that a lot of people still believe in. Babysitting isn’t easy. It has now become this level of mutual...

Kai Moody.

Matadors of the Week: Spring 2022

Jordan Puente, Sports Editor May 17, 2022

Throughout the semester, the Daily Sundial sports section revitalized Matador of the Week to acknowledge our athletes who have made an impact on and off the field. This semester was filled with records...

Load More Stories