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  • February 26CORONAVIRUS DAILY UPDATE: 1,838 new cases, 144 dead in L.A. County
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...

The interior of 64 square feet tiny home which has two beds, shelves for storage, heat and air conditioning in North Hollywood, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021.

LA City-funded Tiny Homes project hopes to tackle ongoing homelessness crisis

Cesar Saldana, Reporter February 24, 2021

The first ever tiny homes community in Los Angeles County opened in North Hollywood on Feb. 1 as part of a continued effort to combat the ongoing homelessness crisis. Managed by Hope of the Valley, the...

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...

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...

Spectrum customers face downed service; Service should return by 10:30 p.m.

Spectrum customers face downed service; Service should return by 10:30 p.m.

Logan Bik and Bryan Arevalo February 22, 2021

Residents throughout the greater Los Angeles area lost Wi-Fi access around 6 p.m. Monday evening as Spectrum reported an issue impacting service. It is unclear how many people have lost internet access...

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...

Image of presentation of the dead fish in Oaxaca. The fish died due to the large amounts of toxins that entered the water after an earthquake in 2017.

Black History Month: CSUN’s Afro Latinx Project

Bryan Arevalo, Reporter February 17, 2021

The CSUN University Library and the Tom & Ethel Bradley Center hosted the “Afro-Tradition, Environmental Racism, and Black Place-Making in Mexico'' virtual event on Feb. 5 with support from CSUN’s...

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,...

Daniel Garcia, a graduate student, discusses the need for a diverse faculty at CSUN with President Erika. D Beck during the virtual event “An Afternoon with President Beck” on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

Students push for faculty diversity during a virtual event with President Beck

Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor February 17, 2021

“An Afternoon with President Beck” put the newly appointed campus leader face-to-face with students who shared their insights, experiences and advocated for faculty diversity Monday afternoon. Associated...

Past and present AS leaders come together to honor 66 years of leadership.

Associated Students and alumni discuss student leadership during President’s Day event

Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor February 17, 2021

The Associated Students honored past presidents and brought current senate members and alumni together to reflect on CSUN’s legacy and future. As a part of Monday’s meeting, AS leaders organized...

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...

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...

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