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

Protesters march through the streets of downtown Los Angeles, Calif., on June 24, 2022, after the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Thousands gather to protest overturning of Roe

Kaitlyn Lavo, Editor-in-Chief July 1, 2022

Thousands gathered in Pershing Square on South Hill Street and Fifth Street in Los Angeles, California, on Friday, June 24, 2022, in response to that morning’s announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court...

CSU hosts inaugural Juneteenth Symposium

CSU hosts inaugural Juneteenth Symposium

Pablo Orihuela, News Editor June 24, 2022

“I can’t tell you how humbling it is to propose a vision and see that vision realized.” These were the opening words of California State University, Dominguez Hills President Thomas A. Parham...

Strips of cut fabric lay next to a sewing kit.

Behind the scenes of CSUN’s fashion show

Aimee Perez, Reporter May 21, 2022

Glossy audition posters with the words “Models Wanted” were posted throughout campus, inviting students to participate in a fashion show organized by TRENDS — a student-run organization that helps...

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.
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,...

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...

Photo Illustration: Pumping Up by Kaitlyn Lavo. Photos taken by Sam Landau.

High gas prices affect CSUN students

David Olvera, Reporter May 17, 2022

Gas prices are reaching historical highs in the United States due to the pandemic, a decrease in oil production and U.S. sanctions on Russian oil. With this steep increase in prices, CSUN students are...

Sundial File Photo: A snapshot from the Associated Students meeting on May 2, 2022, in the CSUN University Student Union in Northridge, Calif.

AS meeting focuses on computer science department survey

Vince Vitela, Reporter May 13, 2022

Complaints from seniors, and some instructors, in CSUN’s Department of Computer Science surfaced at the open forum portion of Monday’s Associated Students meeting. Sam Livesay, a senior computer...

Portrait of Mel Wilson.

CSUN alumnus’ path to mayoral candidacy

Pablo Orihuela, Assistant News Editor May 12, 2022

Mel Wilson has always pivoted careers to match the moment. From playing in the NFL, to having decades-long careers in accounting, real estate and local government, the once-retired businessman and CSUN...

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