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

Criminology and justice lecturer, Denice Labertew, in front of Maple Hall for her interview on the Fullbright project on April 1, 2024, in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN lecturer continues to encourage social change around the world

Claudia Canchola, Reporter April 12, 2024

Her journey first began as a little girl. For CSUN lecturer Denice Labertew, advocacy for social change has always been a part of her life. “My mom always said I was kind of a smarty pants,” Labertew...

CSUN witnessed a partial solar eclipse that passed through Los Angeles, Calif. on Monday, April 8, 2024.

Campus eclipsed by rare solar phenomenon

Michael Goldsmith and Trisha Anas April 11, 2024

The last time a total eclipse was visible in the U.S. was in 2017, nearly seven years ago, but for Southern California, it’s been over 100 years. Eric Collins, CSUN Department of Physics &...

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Changes to the 2024-2025 FAFSA form cause complications for CSUN students

Chana Kaplan and Jennifer Rodman April 11, 2024

Jemima Uriostegui, a CSUN junior, was finally able to speak to a representative after months of unsuccessful attempts to get through to the Federal Student Aid office when she was unable to submit the...

Professor Miranda illustrates a geological concept on the whiteboard to help her students understand it during class on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, in Live Oak Hall, Room 1212.

Resilient and proud: Challenges facing minorities in the CSU school system

Claudia Canchola, Reporter April 11, 2024

Despite being the largest public university system in the United States and having one of the highest populations of Latinx students, Latinx faculty remain underrepresented in the California State University...

Praying sections were held after the vigil at the University Library Lawn on April 3rd, 2024 in Northridge, Calif.

Multiple CSUN organizations come together to hold vigil for Palestine

Brenda Larin, Reporter April 10, 2024

As the conflict in the Middle East continues, a vigil for Palestine was held Wednesday, April 3 in front of the University Library Lawn. The vigil was held on the twenty-fifth night of Ramadan and ended...

Students taste plant milk at the tasting table on Tuesday, April 2 in Northridge, Calif.

World Wide Climate Justice Education Week: A week of gardens, community and education

Sarah Chayet, News Reporter April 10, 2024

April 2 through April 5 was World Wide Climate Justice Education Week at CSUN. With spring in full gear and Earth Day on the 22nd of the month, it's the perfect time to appreciate and learn about nature,...

Screenshot of the Office of Equity and Compliance website.

Title IX website changes

Jennifer Rodman, Reporter April 10, 2024

Title IX website changes CSUN is seeking to enhance its Office of Equity and Compliance website to improve student awareness regarding campus safety, as well as protections against sexual misconduct...

The CSUN Hip Hop dance team takes a break from dancing to discuss what song to perform for their next show during practice on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, in Redwood Hall B1.

CSUN Hip-Hop prepares for Matador Involvement Center Awards Ceremony

Santos San Pascual, Reporter April 10, 2024

The CSUN Hip-Hop club recently finished a practice video for its second choreography. The rehearsal was held on March 11. The group of dancers is now deciding what to do for their performance at the Matador...

How to vote in the Associated Students and University Student Union elections

Edward Segal, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2024

Voting season is here, and both the Associated Students and University Student Union have begun holding their elections. The Associated Students has candidates running for president, vice president and...

Valera Nest: CSUN welcomes its first-ever basic needs location to support students

Jennifer Rodman, Reporter April 9, 2024

CSUN is bringing a basic needs and resources center to students starting in the fall 2025 semester. The Valera Nest is the first of its kind in the CSU system. Valera Nest, formally known as “Nurturing...

CSUN Student and event planner for the AS Sustainability Center, Nicole Burgess, answers questions regarding the Refill and Repair event at Matador Square in Northridge, Calif. on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.

AS Sustainability Center hosts a Refill and Repair event

Claudia Canchola, Reporter April 8, 2024

On March 26, the AS Sustainability Center hosted its second Refill and Repair event of the spring semester, near Magnolia and Citrus Hall, at Matador Square. Refill and Repair encourages sustainability,...

A trail of condensed water rocket exhaust paints the sky at sunset moments after SpaceXs Falcon 9 takes off.

SpaceX paints the skies of California a glowing aurora on Monday

Devin Huynh, Photographer/Videographer April 8, 2024

No, this was not an April Fool’s prank. On Monday, April 1, SpaceX launched its Falcon9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base to deliver 22 Starlink satellites to orbit the exosphere. This created...

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