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College during COVID-19: Stephanie Yu

College during COVID-19: Stephanie Yu

Tiago Barreiro and Stephanie Yu

September 16, 2020

“College during COVID-19*” is a new video series in which CSUN students and faculty share their fall semester virtual learning or teaching experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. In the premiere episode, film major senior Stephanie Yu talks about how her first semester online is going. My name ...

The Real Influencers – Beyoncé

The Real Influencers - Beyoncé

Michaella Huck, Culture Editor

September 4, 2020

I remember scrolling through Twitter last year and laughing at a Twitter thread, “Being Beyoncé’s assistant for the day: DON’T GET FIRED THREAD.” It was a “choose-your-own-adventure” style post and while the post was fun, it painted Beyoncé out to be a bitter Black woman. I showed it to my mom ...

CSU Chancellor addresses pandemic protocol and anti-racism in virtual event

CSU Chancellor addresses pandemic protocol and anti-racism in virtual event

Madeleine Beck, CSU Wire

August 20, 2020

Este artículo también está disponible en Español. SACRAMENTO—California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White spoke Wednesday in a virtual town hall hosted by non-profit news organization CalMatters to answer students’ questions about the fall semester. White joined Luoluo Hong, th...

The Real Influencers – Nipsey Hussle

The Real Influencers – Nipsey Hussle

Michaella Huck, Andres Soto, and Tiago Barreiro

August 15, 2020

“The Real Influencers” is a series that highlights important figures whose ideas and work continue to be relevant to younger generations. Every episode is released to coincide with the figure’s birthday. In this episode, Daily Sundial’s arts and entertainment editor, Michaella Huck, and spo...

CSUN student uses 3D printing passion to help healthcare workers

Sako Chekerjian, a sophomore, holds a strain reliever. Chekerjian said it takes up to 3 hours to make 5 ear guards.

Samantha Bravo, Assistant News Editor

August 14, 2020

When the announcement to wear face masks became mandatory at the end of March, there was a shortage of personal protective equipment and it became harder to find masks, such as N95 masks. This left many healthcare workers having to purchase their own or even risk caring for patients without one. The...

Life during COVID-19: Gabriela Brocca – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – part 2

Life during COVID-19: Gabriela Brocca - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - part 2

Tiago Barreiro, Video Editor

August 12, 2020

Gabriela Brocca is a CSUN international student who recently returned home to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. While Gabriela is happy to be reunited with her family and is excited to attend her nutrition and dietetics classes online this fall, she is worried about the current economic crises and the coronavirus...

The Real Influencers – James Baldwin

The Real Influencers - James Baldwin

Michaella Huck, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 2, 2020

The Real Influencers is a series that highlights important figures whose ideas and work continue to be relevant to younger generations. Every episode is released to coincide with the figure's birthday. In the premiere episode, A&E editor Michaella Huck explains why author James Baldwin is still rel...

Life during COVID-19: Gabriela Brocca – Brazil/U.S.

Gabriela Brocca, a nutrition and dietetics student at CSUN, shares her experience of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. and how her home country, Brazil, responded to the pandemic.

Tiago Barreiro and Jane Partizpanyan

July 28, 2020

When the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders started in the U.S. early March, Gabriela Brocca, a CSUN international student from Brazil, grappled with whether or not to return back to her hometown of Rio de Janeiro. Brocca was at Disneyworld Orlando during spring break. Her mother and younger sister travelled...

Longtime vendors protest against the San Fernando Swap Meet management

Organizers from The People Struggles San Fernando Valley hold a banner that reads, “To Rebel is Fair.”

Samantha Bravo, Assistant Campus Editor

July 16, 2020

Around 100 people gathered at the San Fernando Swap Meet on Tuesday to protest against the management’s lack of communication with vendors during the coronavirus pandemic. The swap meet reopened on July 14, after being closed for over three months due to stay at home orders. Some vendors argued...

CSUN students provide free clothing for women in Skid Row

Samantha Machado, a volunteer and CSUN student, helps organize the outfits on the table.

Samantha Bravo, Assistant Campus Editor

June 30, 2020

Associated Students President Rose Merida and James Mizuki, a CSUN alumnus and founder of The Giving App, provided nearly 100 women with outfits from iToo Fashion during a clothing drive at the Los Angeles Mission’s Anne Douglas Center for Women on Saturday. This is the first event organized by Th...

Carter Ace performs live at Vanalden Park in Northridge

Chris Torres and Michaella Huck

June 28, 2020

Carter Ace performed live at Vanalden Park in Northridge on Friday. The group consists of lead singer O’neil Carter Noah, back-up vocalist Alexus Andrade, bassist Daniel Durant, drummer Gio Alford, guitarist Fahem Erfan and keyboardist Jon Redwood.  The lead singer, who goes by Carter, met...

Q&A: Melina Abdullah on student activism, defunding police, upcoming November election and more

Black Lives Matter L.A. co-founder Melina Abdullah.

Orlando Mayorquin and Michaella Huck

June 26, 2020

Melina Abdullah is a co-founder of Black Lives Matters Los Angeles and a professor of Pan-African studies at Cal State Los Angeles. She answered a few questions on topics such as student activism, the role of media coverage, defunding the police and more.   What does it mean to defund the pol...

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