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

The recent scholarship will benefit those who have been working for social justice change.

AS votes to give $35,000 to a new social justice scholarship

Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2021

The Associated Students will allocate $35,000 from its funding to a justice scholarship to support students who have been actively involved in social justice work. The senate voted to approve the allocation...

Clean-up participants pass out cleaning supplies in South Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb 27, 2021.

Angelenos gather in South Los Angeles for community clean-up

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor March 1, 2021

On Saturday, a few dozen people gathered in South Los Angeles with brooms, gloves, and garbage bags and walked slowly on Western Avenue as they picked up trash before handing out hygiene kits to an unhoused...

An activist speaks through a bullhorn during the car caravan protesting for the unhoused community on Monday, Jan. 18, 2020.

Activists organize car caravan protest for unhoused community on MLK Day

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor January 18, 2021

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, activists gathered on Skid Row for a “freedom ride” car caravan to protest homelessness in Los Angeles and to celebrate the Civil Rights Movement leader’s birthday. The...

Two scorched cars are seen in front of residential homes after a single-engine plane crash near Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, Cali., on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Neighbors pass by the cars days after the accident that left the pilot dead.

Pacoima residents, community call for action against Whiteman Airport

Monserrat Solis, Assistant Culture Editor December 30, 2020

Eva Avalos-Benitez ran and fell away from the flames that threatened her home as she and her grandson escaped through the back with the help of their neighbors, her hair and sweater covered with debris....

Newly elected Los Angeles Attorney General George Gascon takes oath of office on his inauguration day.

L.A.’s new district attorney’s policies signal change for criminal justice

Trevor Morgan, Contributor December 16, 2020

Newly elected Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón implemented several new policies on Dec. 7, aimed at reforming the city’s criminal justice system. Gascón ran against the eight-year incumbent...

Valley Park Church food bank volunteers help to disseminate food items to people in need in North Hills, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. Everyone inside the church needed to wear a mask and properly social distance to ensure the safety of the volunteers and food pantry attendees.

Valley Park Church food drive sees an increase in demand since COVID-19

Samantha Bravo, Contributor December 8, 2020

Families waited in line to fill their shopping bags with fresh and non-perishable food items at the weekly food distribution at Valley Park Church in North Hills on Wednesday. Valley Park Church...

Jose Juan works at his stand during the buyout.

Las Calles Del Valle holds buy out event for street vendors in Van Nuys

Emily Holshouser and Trevor Morgan November 3, 2020

Las Calles Del Valle, a community organization that supports street vendors, hosted a buy out event on Saturday for street vendor Jose Juan and his wife Irene Gonzales who were recently evicted. Around...

Online learning facilitates conversation on disclosing gender pronouns

Online learning facilitates conversation on disclosing gender pronouns

Caitlin Cook, Contributor October 14, 2020

In recent years, stating one’s gender pronouns has become a larger part of daily life. Social media bios and email signatures now often contain personal information such as “she/her/hers” or “they/them/theirs.”...

The American Indian studies program, American Indian Student Association and Fernando Tataviam Band of Mission Indians hosted a Zoom meeting for Indigenous Peoples Day on Mon. Oct, 12, 2020.

American Indian Studies Association hosts Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration via Zoom

Samantha Bravo and Sloane Bozzi October 12, 2020

For Indigenous Peoples’ Day, CSUN students and faculty, the CSUN American Indian studies association program and the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, shared the history, language and sovereignty...

A woman holds a sign that says, Campus police must go, during the Cops off campus protest organized by ACP-CSU on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

Abolish Campus Police-CSU leads protest against campus police

Samantha Bravo, Assistant News Editor October 2, 2020

On Thursday afternoon, students from various California State University campuses rallied at the Chicanx House at CSUN to demand that police be removed from CSU campuses. The protest was organized...

Sahara Karki, left, Nirvan Rayamajhi and Neil Rayamajhi hold up the hygiene kits for the homeless during their Bee The Hope packing event in Northridge, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020.

Teens raise funds for hygiene kits for local homeless shelters

Samantha Bravo, Assistant News Editor September 21, 2020

Earlier this year, 16-year-old Nirvan Rayamajhi was planning to travel to Nepal to help create a school sports program, but due to COVID-19, his plans changed. Since then, Nirvan Rayamajhi has focused...

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