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

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...

Archive photo. President Paul Blomgren told students to disperse after the Black Student Union left the building.

Storm at Valley State protestor pardoned by Governor Newsom

Carolina Guzman Durante, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

California Governor Gavin Newsom granted a posthumous pardon to William Burwell, a former San Fernando Valley State College (SFVSC) student, now known as California State University, Northridge, and founding...

Students walking past the SOL Center at the USU in Northridge, Calif., on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Spring 2024 USU and Associated Students election results

Ouanessa Nana, Reporter May 1, 2024

After about two weeks, the spring 2024 University Student Union (USU) Board of Directors election has been decided for the 2024-2025 academic year. Four CSUN students have been elected to serve their two-year...

A student walks past Sierra Hall where the cultural artifacts and ancestors’ human remains are located on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

CSU campuses fail to return cultural artifacts and remains to native tribes

Jennifer Rodman, Reporter April 28, 2024

California State University campuses across the state failed to return human remains and cultural artifacts to Native tribes, disregarding an existing law called Assembly Bill 389, the California Native...

Dominic Parker explains the RFK Jr. for President campaign on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at Starbucks in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN alumnus becomes ambassador for Robert F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign

Dominique Mahoney, Culture Reporter April 20, 2024

Dominic Parker was seven years old when Barack Obama won the 2008 election. His older sister, Rochelle, who is African-American, had followed the campaign closely along with his mother. In addition to...

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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...

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...

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...

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