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The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

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Wyatt Blair in the Daily Sundials Newsroom on March 27, 2023

Sunset Sessions: Wyatt Blair

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor May 18, 2023

Wyatt Blair is a genre-fluid songwriter based out of Los Angeles. Blair discusses expanding from drumming into songwriting, and how he manages songwriting while also being the co-owner of Lolipop Records. Wyatt...

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VP Harris advocates for abortion rights at LA protest

Quinn Alexander, Video Editor May 8, 2023

With only a two days’ notice, over two hundred women, men and children joined the Women’s March Foundation to protest an attempted override of the FDA’s approval of the abortion drug Mifepristone. The...

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Sunset Sessions: Jacklen Ro

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor April 3, 2023

Jacklen Ro is an indie group based in Los Angeles. They discuss their experience first coming to LA, their new single “Self Control,” and their 2022 album “Sunshine, I’m Counting on You!” Jacklen...

three people doing music in a room. All of them are very focus and doing something different. The girl is singing, one of the boys is on the piano, and the other one playing a cello

Sunset Sessions: Asiatica

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor February 20, 2023

Asiatica is a genre-fluid band based out of Compton. They discuss their 2022 single “*sigh* Nevermind” and what it means to be genre-fluid. Asiatica playing their song “Perhaps.” Asiatica...

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Sunset Sessions: Nishwakie

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor December 15, 2022

Caribbean-born alternative R&B singer Tarik Lord and guitarist Josh Feliciano, who comprise the band Nishwakie, discuss their new single “Guava” and how they signed with CSUN's record label Five...

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Black Scholars Matter strives to increase Black enrollment

Sam Neff, Culture Editor December 9, 2022

Black enrollment at the state university system peaked at 26,193 in 2008, but since then, about 7,000 fewer Black students have been enrolled at California State University, according to the California...

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Sunset Sessions: Swells

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor December 1, 2022

Swells is a band from North Hollywood, Chatsworth, and Arleta, California. The band discusses the rollout of their 2020 album “Love Olympics,” what makes them choose who to feature, and their recent...

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Sunset Sessions: Hoity-Toity

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor October 8, 2022

Hoity-Toity is a four-piece pop rock band from Redlands, California. The band discusses the rollout of their 2019 EP "Not Your Kind," playing shows in Los Angeles, and their upcoming EP’s. Hoity-Toity...

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Sunset Sessions: It’s Butter

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor May 21, 2022

It’s Butter is a three-piece indie-rock group with funk influence based in Los Angeles. The band discusses the release of their 2020 EP “Not Feeling Human” and their upcoming lineup of singles. It’s...

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Sunset Sessions: Alex Andre

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor May 6, 2022

Alex Andre and his band joins Sunset Sessions for a performance of some of his catalog. Andre, real name Cesar Alas, discusses the stylistic transition when starting his new project and his collaboration...

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Reflecting on Ramadan

Habeba Mostafa, Multimedia Assistant Editor May 4, 2022

Ramadan is a holiday where many Muslims fast, or abstain from eating and drinking, from dawn to sunset for one month. This year, Muslims in the United States observed Ramadan from April 2 to May 1. The...

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Sunset Sessions: Phovea

PJ Shahamat, Audio Editor April 6, 2022

Phovea is a five-piece band that started out of an Arleta garage in early 2012. The synth-tinged group consists of Francisco Gonzalez, Damian Romero, Fred Vafai, Demetris Vazquez and Luigi Mendoza. On...

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