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

CSUN president Jolene Koester addresses faculty, staff and students at her 12th annual, and final, President’s Convocation. Dr. Koester talked of accomplishments and future goals as she begins her final semester as president and the search for a new one continues.

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...

CSUN police vehicles on campus in Northridge, Calif.

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...

Photo illustration by Kaitlyn Lavo. Photograph by Gage Skidmore. President Joe Biden speaks with attendees at the 2019 Iowa Federation of Labor Convention, hosted by the AFL-CIO at the Prairie Meadows Hotel in Altoona, Iowa, on Aug. 21, 2019.

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...

AS Vice President Kaitlyn Orozco speaks before the senate on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022.

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...

Photo Illustration: Ukraine.

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...

Amanda Larson, an employee at MacLeod Ale Brewing Co., pours beer from the tap for a customer on Friday, Nov. 27, 2021, in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif.

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...

Dwayne Johnson, left, Jonathan and Justin Dones assist in organizing all the clothes available during the distribution of resources for unhoused individuals on the corner of Aetna Street and Tyrone Avenue in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif., on  Nov. 19, 2021.

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 responded to a domestic incident on the corner of Darby Avenue and Dearborn Street in Northridge, Calif., on Nov. 18, 2021.

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...

Traffic begins to build up on Reseda Boulevard as the tow truck arrives to remove the car from the front of A&W Seafood in Northridge, Calif., on Dec. 3, 2021.

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...

The text of a history book at CSUNs University Library in Northridge, Calif., on Oct. 8, 2021.

Just what is Critical Race Theory?

Mercedes Cannon, News Assistant Editor November 23, 2021

Imagine a single word that has the power to almost instantaneously divide the opinions of a room. Add in the implementation of that division into education and you have the perfect storm that is critical...

A crowd gathers outside of the Armenian consulate in Glendale, Calif., on Nov. 10 to protest the military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Armenian Youth Federation, community members protest at Armenian consulate on Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire anniversary

Jane Partizpanyan, Contributor November 22, 2021

The Consulate General of Armenia in Los Angeles was surrounded at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 by the Armenian Youth Federation and other supporting community members in protest of the trilateral agreement that...

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