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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

The line for concert merchandise on the second night of The Eras Tour in Paradise, Nev., on Saturday, March 25, 2023.

My experience at The Eras Tour

Miley Alfaro, Sports Reporter September 18, 2023

It’s been a long time coming. I began watching The Eras Tour, Taylor Swift’s ongoing concert trek, daily through TikTok livestreams like it was my Super Bowl. Besides getting into grad school, going...

Within the Oaxacan town of Asuncion Nochixtlan, we find my mother’s birthplace, Buena Vista. Photo taken July 29, 2023.

I Love Being Mexican

Lisbet Serna September 12, 2023

Growing up, I didn’t understand the importance of being Mexican. I just knew that my parents immigrated from Mexico and I was born in California. Most of my classmates and family members had similar...

Students walking past the University Library on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023 in Northridge, Calif.

Paige Hajiloo – Welcome Back Letter

Paige Hajiloo September 11, 2023

Hi Matadors! I am absolutely honored to welcome you with open arms to California State University, Northridge, for the 2023-24 academic year! As the Associated Students president, I promise to innovatively...

Mosh or avena.

Healthy Food Options? Make it Latino!

Leah Villalpando-Coronado, Reporter September 11, 2023

We’ve all been there — sometimes you’re looking to eat cleaner, or sometimes you’re just looking to lose a few pounds. Especially for those of us who spend a lot of time at the CSUN campus, our...

Illustration by Kevin Silva

CSUN poetry: Dreams

Lizzy Maisons, Editor September 3, 2023

It’s not my first time being surrounded by so many dreams,   But I think this time it’s different, Because some of us are holding generational aspirations, And that amount of dreams...

Photo courtesy of Thomas Chan

Q&A: All the chatter around ChatGPT

Jasmine Mendez, Opinions Editor September 2, 2023

Thomas Chan holds little envy for his son of 2 months. His world will be different from ours due to technological advancements currently developing. Chan is an assistant professor of psychology at CSUN...

Photo courtesy of Leann Hamilton

Q&A: A senior’s advice for freshman students

Ouanessa Nana, Government Desk Editor August 31, 2023

Interviewed: Leann Hamilton When senior year in college approaches you start to think about how you spent your last three years in school. Did you just go to classes or did you take every opportunity...

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Opinion: What about gun control?

Theresa Anguiano, Editorial Writer May 16, 2023

You would think our politicians would take a stricter stance on gun control with the constant mass shootings and subsequent mental health repercussions. This has not been the case. A shooting at The...

Illustration by Brandon Sarmiento

Graduation letters: Meera Komarraju

Meera Komarraju May 15, 2023

Meera Komarraju, Ph.D., is the CSUN provost and the vice president of academic affairs. This is her first semester here at CSUN. You can learn more about her here. Dear Matadors, Congratulations! That...

Illustration by Brandon Sarmiento

Graduation letters: Ah-Jeong Kim

Ah-Jeong Kim May 13, 2023

Ah-Jeong Kim is the chair of the theater department in the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication. You can learn more about her here. As the chair of the department of theater, I congratulate...

Graduation letters: Adrián Pérez-Boluda

Graduation letters: Adrián Pérez-Boluda

Adrian Perez-Boluda May 13, 2023

Adrián Pérez Boluda, Ph.D., is the chair of the modern and classical languages and literatures department at the college of humanities. You can learn more about him here. It was a long time ago, in...

Illustration by Brandon Sarmiento

Graduation letters: Erika D. Beck

Erika D. Beck May 11, 2023

Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., is the president of CSUN. You can learn more about her here. — Letter to my younger self Dear younger Erika, Congratulations! You’re about to graduate from UC San...

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