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

Farewell CSUN

Farewell CSUN

May 9, 2022

 

Letter from the Editor - Michaella Huck - Issue 10

Letter from the Editor – Michaella Huck – Issue 10

Michaella Huck, Print Editor May 9, 2022

A year ago, we had an idea to create a compelling magazine issue by issue covering different issues that faced our community. Looking at other publications on campuses, I realized something was missing....

Letter from the Editor - Mercedes Cannon-Tran - Issue 10

Letter from the Editor – Mercedes Cannon-Tran – Issue 10

Mercedes Cannon-Tran, Magazine Managing Editor May 9, 2022

What a ride this has been! I came to CSUN in January of 2021 in pursuit of a master's degree. In my brief time here on campus, I have seen so much change and growth and even experienced some myself. The...

Maria Martinez, computer science major, has achieved many accomplishments while at CSUN, but says they could not have done it without the help of their sisters and academic mentors.

From Incarceration to Liberation

Shannon Carter, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2022

Oppression. Uncertainty. Despair. These are the words that Maria Martinez, 35, uses to describe the darkest days of their life. Through resilience, determination and a strong support system,...

Yuliia Zolina on the set of the student film project Dahilas Monster.

The Show Must Go On

Troy Barnes, Reporter May 9, 2022

Graduation is the mountaintop that everybody strives for at CSUN. Each has their own mountain to climb to reach that summit, but for some that mountain becomes a crucible for their future. Yuliia...

Stephanie Barboza outside the AISA house at CSUN in Northridge, Calif., on April 18, 2022.

Two Tales of Perseverance

Mercedes Cannon-Tran, Magazine Managing Editor May 9, 2022

An unlikely duo, but also the perfect team is found among them. It is a Monday afternoon in a small back office of Jerome Richfield Hall, where Isaac Michael Ybarra and Stephanie Barboza are planning...

A group photo of the therapy dogs attending training on the lawn at the Simi Valley Senior Center in Simi Valley, Calif., on March 9, 2022.

Love On a Leash

Kaitlyn Lavo, Photo Editor April 21, 2022

Click the play button above to listen to an audio version of this article. After weeks of hustling, the rhythmic panting slows down the racing heart. Students run their fingers through...

Generational Divides Illustration by Ty Brown

Generational Trauma

Ivy Jenkins, Reporter April 21, 2022

Click the play button above to listen to an audio version of this article. Intergenerational trauma or generational trauma is when the effects of a traumatic or oppressive event are passed...

I Just Feel Like… Illustration by David Mesquita

There’s an App for That… Or is There?

Aimee Perez, Reporter April 21, 2022

Click the play button above to listen to an audio version of this article. The number of mobile applications designed to help people with mental health needs has grown in response to growing...

It break my heart in half that people like me, struggling for some light but still lost in an addiction, are now dying in droves because of fentanyl, said Troy Barnes.

Through the Dark and Back Again

Troy Barnes, Reporter April 21, 2022

Click the play button above to listen to an audio version of this article. I never wanted to admit I had a problem. I wanted to kill my pain, not cure it. For six years, my drug use...

Letter From the Editor - Issue 9

Letter From the Editor – Issue 9

Ryanne Mena, Community Outreach Editor April 21, 2022

Click the play button above to listen to an audio version of this article. I hope this finds you all doing well, happy and healthy — physically and mentally. One’s physical health...

One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time

Ryanne Mena, Community Outreach Editor April 21, 2022

Click the play button above to listen to an audio version of this article. Would it ever be enough? I thought as I stepped off the scale. I had reached my “goal” weight, yet I knew...

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