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

File photo. A gender inclusive restroom can be seen on the left in this photo of the central entrance of Maple Hall on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, in Northridge, Calif.

Gender-inclusive restroom in Maple Hall a “huge step in the right direction” for CSUN students

Chana Kaplan, News Reporter May 19, 2024

Maple Hall opened its doors on March 25 for classes previously held in Sierra Hall, with one of the features of the new building being a multi-stall, gender-inclusive restroom on the first floor. This...

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...

An instructor for the Korean culture class teaches Korean to Kelly Fitzgerald on Saturday, May 11, 2024 in Granada Hills, Calif.

CSUN students learn Korean with Valley U

Zipporah Pruitt, News Reporter May 15, 2024

Learning a second language can be hard, especially one that uses a different alphabet from ours. An organization known as Valley U Korean offers free Korean classes close to CSUN. The class is held at...

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...

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...

File photo. Students, CFA, and CSUEU members march on strike at CSUN on Dec. 5.

CSUN faculty reflect on the new Collective Bargaining Agreement after historic strike

Chana Kaplan, Reporter May 8, 2024

After the historic CSU faculty strike scheduled to last a week ended after just one day, the new California Faculty Association Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) was approved by the members in a vote...

Katie Karroum, the newly elected Associated President, stands in front of the side door to the Associated Students Office on Monday, April 29, 2024. Walking into the office, Karroum wore an Amoeba Music shirt before changing into her suit and tie with her Amoeba pins on her bag as she entered the office. Besides running for Associated Students President, Karroum frequents the music store as she is a collector of records.

Different facets of Associated Students President Katie Karroum

Dominique Mahoney, Culture Reporter May 7, 2024

Katie Karroum initially came off as confident and self-assured. She is, as Chair of Elections Nikki Usares shared, “an old soul.” Karroum has one of those faces that carry 1,000 expressions. She spoke...

Members of the Model United Nations program of CSUN celebrate their last meeting in Sierra Hall on Friday, May 3, 2024.

CSUN’s Model United Nations team wins Outstanding Delegation Award at New York conference

Jennifer Rodman, News Reporter May 6, 2024

California State University, Northridge’s Model United Nations won first place at the Model United Nations conference in New York, earning the Outstanding Delegation Award as Guinea Bissau and Honorable...

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