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

Crosses circling a fountain in Uvaldes town square, honoring the victims of the shooting.

The Mental Health Pandemic in Texas

On a sunny and windy morning in Uvalde, sun beams illuminate crosses surrounding a water fountain in the middle of the town’s central plaza. Some of the crosses have been knocked down by the strong winds...

Pastor Meyers hugs Nikki Cross, mother of Uziyah Garcia.

A Club No One Wants To Be A Part Of

Elle Laur, Reporter June 27, 2024

Grief strikes at the most unexpected times. Never wished for, grief never goes away. Twenty-one families and dozens more community members in Uvalde, Texas, were forever changed on May 24, 2022, when...

Outside the Uvalde Police Department.

Fragments of Failed Policing in Uvalde

Jaz Mendez, Managing Editor June 27, 2024

The Uvalde Police Department has been on the lookout for new hires in recent months. Near the men’s bathroom is a locked entrance for duty dispatchers and command staff. A hand-written poster displays...

Los Angeles residents watch a video presented by Los Angeles Civil Rights for Juneteenth Black Experience Study event.

Africana Studies Department Unveils ‘Black Experience Study’ Results

Quinn Alexander, Editor In Chief June 23, 2024

The crowd did not appear shocked by the survey results shared at the Los Angeles Civil Rights’ “Black Experience Study” event; rather, the All Peoples Community Center remained fairly quiet, for...

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...

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...

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