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

A student holds up a sign during a rally outside of the CSU Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach, Calif., on Sept. 12, 2023.

CSU board approves tuition increase amid protests

Trisha Anas, Editor in Chief September 15, 2023

The California State Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a 6% tuition increase for the next five years, which will apply across all 23 campuses. In the last 12 years, tuition has only increased...

Engineering and Computer Science Senator Owais Khan prepares for the first meeting of the fall semester on Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, at the Grand Salon in  Northridge, Calif.

Issues and initiatives facing the AS Senate this year

Ashley Sanchez, Reporter September 7, 2023

Welcoming students to CSUN, the Associated Students Senate held its first meeting of fall 2023 on Aug. 28 to discuss a new project, as well as the California State University tuition increase.  Associated...

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Former CSUN President Jolene Koester appointed as CSU interim chancellor

Grace Da Rocha, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 23, 2022

Jolene Koester will be stepping in for Joseph I. Castro, who resigned on Feb. 17 after it was revealed that he was involved with numerous mishandled Title IX allegations while serving as president of Fresno...

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A.S. hosts special meeting to discuss consulting firm’s findings on CSUN police department

Vince Vitela, Reporter March 21, 2022

PMJ Consulting presented their findings to CSUN’s Associated Students on campus police practices and ways to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within the department of police services on March...

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Biden delivers State of the Union amid foreign and domestic crises

Bryan Hernandez, Reporter March 4, 2022

President Joe Biden used the bully pulpit to discuss his domestic agenda in his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. With the mask mandate having been lifted inside Congress just days...

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AS struggling to find candidates for student elections

Vince Vitela, Reporter March 3, 2022

Editor's note: Due to a reporting error the headline and information in the first paragraph of this article have been changed. The original headline "AS pushes back deadline to apply for student government...

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What’s happening in Ukraine? A CSUN student from Kyiv explains: “No one knows our history.”

Trevor Morgan, Online Editor February 27, 2022

18-year-old Yuliia Zhytelna fidgeted with her tasseled bracelets as she nervously sat in professor Taehyun Kim’s news writing class. She prepared herself to talk about a topic that is currently dominating...

California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro spoke with the Cal State Student Association on different issues regarding the upcoming fall 2021 semester during a virtual town hall Monday, May 3, 2021. Castro said he could not promise the transition to in-person learning will be “100% smooth” but said the CSU will work to support students during the transition.

CSU chancellor resigns over handling of Title IX complaints

Trevor Morgan, Online Editor February 22, 2022

California State University Chancellor Joseph I. Castro resigned on Feb. 17 amid criticism for his handling of Title IX and workplace harassment complaints as president of Fresno State. While president...

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Proof of vaccination ordinance goes into effect across Los Angeles County

Lane Lawhead, Local Business Reporter December 23, 2021

The decision to mandate proof of vaccination status to dine inside most public indoor locations in Los Angeles County was a deliberate move to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep hospitals from hitting...

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CSUN student groups organize winter clothing drive in Van Nuys

Shannon Carter, News Editor December 9, 2021

Leaders from the CSUN Young Democratic Socialists of America, Colored Minds Inc. and the Asian American Studies Pathways Project joined forces at the beginning of the fall semester and looked for ways...

Police taking care of a domestic incident

Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley sees surge in crime in 2021

Alexia Mersola, Assistant News Editor December 7, 2021

2020 was the year COVID-19 took over. Restrictions were put in place, causing bustling city streets, compacted freeways and booming businesses to all come to an abrupt halt. While others were staying inside...

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Vehicle injures pedestrian after running red light in Northridge

Ryanne Mena, Managing Editor December 3, 2021

At approximately 11:35 a.m., a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Prairie Street and Reseda Boulevard. The pedestrian was walking on the south side of the intersection when the vehicle...

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