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

Tommy Tomahawk, a Northern traditional dancer at CSUNs 38th Annual Powwow event in Northridge, Calif., on Nov. 25, 2023.

CSUN holds 38th Annual Powwow

Ouanessa Nana, Assistant News Editor December 7, 2023

Crowds gathered around the green field at the center of campus on Nov. 25 on the Sierra Quad to watch a ceremonial performance, the Gourd Dance. It honors veterans, the culture and acts as a prayer to...

A pair of demonstrators hold up a sign and a flag outside the library at SJPs walk out in Northridge, Calif., on Nov. 30, 2023.

Student organization holds protest for Palestine

Griffin O'Rourke, News Editor December 6, 2023

Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) organized a student walkout at CSUN alongside Filipino rights groups on Thursday, which brought out over a hundred students. The walkout began with a rally of...

Holocaust survivor Joseph Alexander speaks to students and community members during an event hosted by Chabad at CSUN in Northridge, Calif., on Nov. 28, 2023.

Holocaust survivor speaks at CSUN

Trisha Anas, Editor in Chief December 4, 2023

When Joseph Alexander was just 16 years old, he and his family were forced to leave their home in Kowal, Poland. The year was 1939 and Nazi Germany had just invaded the area. Alexander’s entire family...

Illustration by Maliahguiya Sourgose.

Navigating feminism as an autistic person

Red Rosenberg, News/Opinion Writer November 30, 2023

My mom was what I would call an old-school feminist. She grew up a Jewish cisgender female in Albany, New York, during the second-wave feminism of the 1960s and ’70s. This period has primarily influenced...

Photo courtesy of Luis Luque.

An enchanting evening with Disney at CSUN

Nylah Quijano, Culture Reporter November 30, 2023

The Soraya hosted Disney 100’s “Sound of Magic” concert on Nov. 18 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Great Hall. The performance was conducted by CSUN alumni Richard Kaufman and included live performances...

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Students voice safety concerns amid escalating conflict between Israel and Palestine

Tyler Ladin, Reporter November 27, 2023

As tensions rise from conflict in the Middle East, Israeli and Palestinian students at CSUN have been voicing concerns about their safety on campus. The ongoing war between Israel and Palestine has...

Illustration by Maliahguiya Sourgose.

The Sonny Angels Obsession

Leah Villalpando-Coronado, Contributor November 21, 2023

Sonny Angels are the cool girl’s new best friend. You can find these little cherub babies on people’s phones, peeking over laptops or simply accompanying their owners for everyday tasks. Sonny Angels...

Illustration by Maliahguiya Sourgose on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2023.

The similarity between the Tet Offensive and Israel-Hamas today

Tommy Vinh Bui, Contributor November 20, 2023

“Crack the sky, shake the earth.” This was the message from North Vietnamese forces that inaugurated the Tet Offensive. The historical parallels are jarring: a force perceived to be on their backheels...

October 2023 – Volume 64 Issue 3

November 17, 2023

Letter from the Editor: Issue 3 Volume 64 Yesterday's News: History repeats itself Waging war: Incomes are rising, yet it's harder than ever to live in Los Angeles The Menu: Affordable eating Take...

Image courtesy of Adobe Stock by Lisa Anastassiu.

How Exercise Helps Me

Allison Maltun, Reporter November 16, 2023

Exercise benefits me in many ways and makes me feel better about myself. I’ve been working out consistently for two years now and I’ve noticed a big difference. For one, working out reduces stress...

Illustration by Maliahguiya Sourgose.

The irony of smoking

Lizzy Casas, Communities Desk Editor November 16, 2023

Every third Thursday in November is referred to as the Great American Smokeout. It’s a day to encourage individuals to quit smoking and embrace a non-smoker lifestyle. By the time you read this, it...

Members of Mariachi El Matador de CSUN perform during the Día de los Muertos event at the Plaza del Sol in Northridge, Calif., on Nov. 2, 2023.

CSUN Día de los Muertos celebration honors passed loved ones

Clinton Jones, Culture Reporter November 11, 2023

It’s a warm, sunny Thursday and tables are lined with pan dulce, or sweet bread. The sound of mariachi fills the air and pictures of loved ones are placed on a bright altar, decorated with orange streamers...

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