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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

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Students voice safety concerns amid escalating conflict between Israel and Palestine

Tyler Ladin, Reporter November 27, 2023

As tensions rise from conflict in the Middle East, Israeli and Palestinian students at CSUN have been voicing concerns about their safety on campus. The ongoing war between Israel and Palestine has...

Gender-inclusive restroom locations on campus.

The past, present, and future of CSUN’s gender-neutral restrooms

Devin Malone, Reporter November 20, 2023

CSUN has a history of implementing inclusive restrooms. California is becoming the first state to mandate gender-neutral bathrooms on school grounds, so the topic of CSUN expanding its restrooms is in...

CSUN alumnus Justin Flores, associate producer for Laugh Out Loud Radio, posing for a picture in HartBeat Studios on October 22, 2023, in Canoga Park, Calif.

Overcoming impostor syndrome

Lizzy Casas, Editor November 15, 2023

Impostor syndrome looks different for everyone; however, the symptoms may be similar for all those affected by it. Over the years, professionals have found that students as well as minorities are...

File Photo. Future Matadors gathered around on Cleary Walk to ask questions to various resource booths during Summer Celebration in Northridge, Calif., on June 29, 2023.

CSUN hosts annual fall open house

Calvin Henry, Reporter November 9, 2023

On Oct. 30 Student Outreach and Recruitment worked alongside campus partners and departments to host Open House at CSUN. Previously called “Preview Day,” Open House is an informative event that...

CSUN students looking at donated clothes at the gender-reaffirming closet located in the Pride Center in Northridge, Calif.

How you can help the Pride Center help you

Devin Malone, Reporter November 6, 2023

CSUN’s Pride Center provides many resources to aid queer students on campus, but there are numerous ways that students themselves can help the Pride Center make the campus a more inclusive place, from...

Hasmik Sargsyan writing a letter to Nare, a 15 year old displaced student from Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh).

Students write letters to displaced children from Artsakh

Brandon Balayan, Reporter November 5, 2023

Founder and Director of the Hidden Road Initiative Nanor Balabanian received text messages from her students asking her to save them from Azerbaijan’s bombardment of Artsakh. The Nagorno Karabakh...

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Pride Center’s Coffee Nights bring community together

Calvin Henry, Contributor October 19, 2023

The Pride Center hosted its weekly Coffee Nights event on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd, in the Sol Center of the University Student Union. Students took part in conversation, games, and art alongside the LGBTQ+ community...

Members of the Ballet Folklorico Aztlán de CSUN performing a Jalisco dance in the Grand Salon in Northridge, Calif., on Sept. 19th, 2023.

CSUN welcomes Latinx students for the 2023-24 school year

Devin Malone, Reporter October 16, 2023

The University Student Union at CSUN hosted a Cultural Welcome event in honor of its Latinx student body on Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Grand Salon as a means of representing and celebrating the cultural...

Ten photos of Hannah Kozaks mother in the assisted care facility where she has lived for half of her life.

Glendale photo exhibit sheds light on domestic abuse

Miya Hantman, Reporter October 16, 2023

In a small library gallery, an intimate collection of photos displays the painful aftermath of domestic abuse. One image capturing a quiet moment of vulnerability stands out. A woman in a hospital bed,...

CSUNs Chicano studies founder and the godfather of Chicano studies, Rodolfo F. Acuña, featured in an 2005 Daily Sundial article about his impact and contribution to the field as he entered semi-retirement.

How Chicano studies came to CSUN

Lizzy Casas, Communities Desk Editor October 16, 2023

The Chicano Studies program did not come about without a fight; in 1968, students took over the administration building, demanding more diversity on campus, including faculty, programs, and resources that...

Student volunteers greet students to the Welcome Black event in the Northridge Center of the USU in Northridge, Calif., on Sept. 13, 2023.

USU welcomes new and returning Black students to CSUN

Calvin Henry, Contributor October 9, 2023

The University Student Union held its “Welcome Black” Cultural Welcome inside the Northridge Center on Sept. 13. The first Cultural Welcome events of the school year are at the start of the fall semester...

The Pride Center entrance on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. The center is open Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

CSUN Pride Center preserves a safe space for queer students

Claire Boeck, Reporter October 2, 2023

The Pride Center has served CSUN’s LGBTQ+ community for over ten years, and its mission hasn’t faltered since. The staff is still just as committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment on campus...

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