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

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Investing in the stock market for beginners

Luke Knie, Reporter February 23, 2024

You need to invest — or at least, that's what people say. But should you? And if so, why and how? The capital markets, often referred to as the stock market, can appear daunting, as they are not the...

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Lower interest rates are coming: How to benefit from the decline

Luke Knie, Reporter February 16, 2024

Rapid inflation, which has affected everything from groceries to online shopping, seemed like a recent phenomenon. Despite approaching double digits in the United States in June 2022, the latest data show...

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Jerome Powell: The fate of our economy is in his hands

Luke Knie, Reporter February 8, 2024

We have narrowly avoided a severe inflation crisis, but the struggle to prevent dire economic conditions for Americans is ongoing. All eyes are on Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, who has faced...

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How to manage your finances like a professional

Luke Knie, Contributor February 1, 2024

While nearly 75% of Americans have a budget, a startling 84% admit to regularly exceeding it, revealing a significant gap between intention and action. Managing your finances like a professional is an...

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Los Angeles, a city of broken dreams

Nancy Cruz, Contributor January 25, 2024

From sandy beaches to the iconic Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles presents itself as a vibrant city full of wonder and mystique. Selling dreams of luxury and grandeur, it sits atop the long forgotten broken...

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Why you should only use credit cards

Luke Knie, Contributor January 25, 2024

I am sure someone has asked you, “Debit or credit?” I say credit every time, and you should too. You were likely brought up in a society denouncing credit cards as some financial weapon of mass destruction....

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We will not wait for the next school shooting

Andrew Sun and Alexander Denza January 24, 2024

Editor’s Note: The following is a student-written op-ed, signed by over 110 student leaders and meant to be published simultaneously across over 40 student newspapers. The breadth of this op-ed is national...

Students, CFA, and CSUEU members march up Cleary Walk towards the library at CSUN on Dec. 5.

Uncomfortable truth behind CFA strike letter to students

Dylan Whisman, Contributor January 21, 2024

Imagine you put in the grueling work it takes to graduate. You spend months, even years applying for professorial work to land a part-time lecturer position. You work even harder teaching multiple classes,...

Tommys father (right) and his wife and children at the Philippine Refugee Processing Center (PRPC) in 1985.

Father, Christmas: A reconstructed wardrobe of migration

Tommy Vinh Bui January 17, 2024

As the temperatures drop in Southern California, I walk the frigid boulevard and find my thoughts rising and entwining with my frosty breath. The moon slung low and my hands wedged firmly in my pocket...

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Thoughts from a Filipino American kid who never wanted to be a nurse

Trisha Anas, Editor in Chief December 14, 2023

I sat in the hospital room, frozen. The patient I was assigned to watch died from old age, 15 minutes into my night shift. I panic, and as I’m about to call for a code blue, I remember to check the patient’s...

Guillermo Martinez poses in front of his stand in North Hollywood Station on Oct. 2023, in North Hollywood, Calif.

Street Vendors bring community to the North Hollywood Station

Nancy Cruz, Contributor December 14, 2023

The North Hollywood Station sees hundreds of people everyday. Students, workers and community members alike make their way in and out of the station as they commute to their respective places each day. The...

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Social media’s negative impact on mental health

Allison Maltun, Contributor December 14, 2023

Social media surrounds our everyday lives. Many of us check our accounts hourly. Perhaps without even realizing it, though, social media is affecting our mental health in a negative way. For one, social...

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