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

Silas Klein, linguistics masters graduate, wears graduation finery with added Pride adornments for Rainbow Graduation on Friday, May 17, 2024 in Northridge, Calif.

Rainbow Graduation ceremony celebrates the achievements of LGBTQIA+ students

Chana Kaplan, News Reporter May 23, 2024

The CSUN Pride Center’s annual Rainbow Graduation event on Friday, May 17 put a spotlight on the achievements of LGBTQIA+ students celebrating this important milestone in their educational journey. Graduates...

Gabriel Hernandez raises his glass preparing for the toast on stage inside the Northridge Center during the Veteran Graduation on Sunday, May 11, 2024 in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN holds Veteran Graduation Celebration for class of 2024

Andrew Sanchez, Photographer May 18, 2024

After a long semester filled with hard work, the 2024 spring term has come to an end. Many students shined through their grit, sacrifice and dedication, including the CSUN student veteran graduates. The...

A student shakes the hand of William Watkins, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, during the Black Graduation on the University Library Lawn on Sunday, May 12, 2024.

CSUN holds Black Graduation ceremony for class of 2024

Renming Liu, Photographer May 17, 2024

CSUN hosted its Black Graduation Ceremony Sunday, May 12 at the lawn of the University Library, 52 years after the ceremony was introduced to CSUN. The weather was nice with bright sunshine, but not too...

Graduating students were allowed to give 30-second speeches with their loved ones during the Undocu-Graduation ceremony on May 4th, 2024 in Northridge, Calif.

Spreading their wings: CSUN holds its annual DREAM Undocu-Graduation

Brenda Larin, Photographer May 15, 2024

Hosted by the DREAM — Dreamers, Resources, Empowerment, Advocacy and Mentorship — Center, the annual Undocu-Graduation celebrates the accomplishments of undocumented and mixed-status students. The...

Illustration by Maliahguiya Sourgose

Unpacking the Intersection: Judaism, antisemitism and criticism of Israel

Jaya Roberts, Opinion Editor May 14, 2024

On May 1, the United States House of Representatives passed a legislative bill to broaden the definition of antisemitism to include the “targeting of the state of Israel, conceived as a Jewish collectivity.”...

Illustration by Amy Sandoval

Building an inclusive campus: Why CSUN faculty and staff should have disability education training

Alyssa Alvarez, Reporter May 14, 2024

When I told my professor that I had not yet been able to inform the disability office of my deafness and get official accommodations through the school, his response was, “But you don’t need interpreters...

Biden passes $12.2 million in federal funds to support five CSU campuses

Brenda Larin, Photographer May 13, 2024

Members of Congress passed a federal funding package signed by President Joe Biden that will sponsor five different California State University (CSU) campuses, per the new “minibus” package. The...

Best coffee shops around LA for doing homework

Best coffee shops around LA for doing homework

Henri Mossiat, Reporter May 13, 2024

Looking for a place off campus that offers a quiet space to work? Want a change of environment from your desk? Then try these coffee shops for your next homework escapade. 1. R Cafe Being the closest...

Illustration by Maliahguiya Sourgose

The world needs to understand the seriousness of HIV/AIDS

Tonie Lopez, Contributor May 13, 2024

In the early 1980s, a mysterious disease plagued several people, predominantly gay men. This disease was later identified as the virus known as the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, also called AIDS....

The center structure of The Garden at the Oasis Center on the CSUN campus, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Helping students with their mental wellness

Santos San Pascual, Reporter May 10, 2024

Walk into the Oasis Center and be greeted by calming music and a soothing indoor waterfall. It’s ideal for relieving academic-related stress, giving students a place to take a nap, meditate or get a...

Iva Andrade, the director of sales for Rethrifted, changes the clothes on the dress form/mannequin inside the Northridge Center during the The Sustainable Fashion Expo on Monday, May 6, 2024. Andrade, Dre Lopez, and their team at Rethrifted won second place at the 9th annual Jeff Marine Bullring New Venture Competition on Wednesday, April 24, 2024.

Shark Tank for Matadors comes to CSUN

Ayanna Smith, Reporter May 10, 2024

The ninth annual Jeff Marine Bull Ring New Venture Competition on April 24 was a Shark Tank-style event where students from different majors and backgrounds showcased their businesses. The teams had...

Mario Arias and Kamala Harris at the CSUN Young Democrats event on Nov. 1, 2016 to rally up voters. Photo courtesy of the CSUN Young Democrats.

CSUN alumnus makes history by becoming the youngest Hispanic presidential campaign manager

Jennifer Rodman, Reporter May 9, 2024

In American Samoa, Super Tuesday is not a popular event. Although Democratic presidential candidate Jason Palmer has never been to American Samoa, he has hosted town hall events through Zoom and heard...

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