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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Book Club

Leah Villalpando-Coronado, Contributor October 9, 2023

Gizelle Johnson, a senior at CSUN, majoring in fashion apparel and design, has spent her last few years immersing herself in collegiate fashion. She is currently the creative director for CSUN Trends,...

Book club: Essential reads recommended by a CSUN professor

Jasmine Mendez, Opinions Editor August 30, 2023

Imagination has no limits, especially in literature. Debbie Ma has constructed her life as a mother and educator, never once hiding her love for reading. Ma is a psychology professor at CSUN in constant...

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OPINION: Tod Goldberg’s book of strange men: ‘Simplify’

Dakota Preslar, Reporter October 10, 2022

"Simplify" is the name of Tod Goldberg’s collection of short tales viewing tragically, hilariously ill-equipped men faced with surreal situations and their inner selves. It is also the title of the second...

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Book Review: Jurassic Park

Melissa Rojas January 17, 2019
Let's take it back ... to the Jurassic!
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review

Ryan Mancini August 24, 2016
Even with "Harry Potter" in the title, the latest entry in the series does not live up to the magic of the first seven.

HBO star Lena Dunham pens first book, but it’s nothing viewers haven’t heard before

Kristine Malicse October 15, 2014

by Kristine Malicse, contributor The name Lena Dunham has become a household name for the modern “millennial” feminist or women who missed out on the “Sex and the City” franchise. Dunham...

Young adult novel touches on sensitive issues in high school

Neelofer Lodhy September 24, 2014

Review by Sarah Reyes Title: Falling Into Place Author: Amy Zhang Original Publication Date: September 6th, 2014 Original Price: $10.99 (Paperback/Ebook), $17.99 (Hardcover) Number of...

“The Reconcilers” displays great art but has a complicated storyline

Angela Melero December 6, 2010

Graphic novel “The Reconcilers” delivers a story that is unique in delivery but difficult to keep up with due to its complex details and facts. The creators of the novel are a team of comic-book...

Ken Follett’s “Fall of Giants” has shallow characters in an ambitious timeline

Contributor November 1, 2010

For his latest epic novel, “Fall of Giants,” British author Ken Follett set himself an ambitious goal: write an engrossing, somewhat historical account of the events of the early 20th century.  “Fall...

CSUN professor publishes women’s empowerment guide

Angela Melero October 11, 2010

Chicana/o studies professor Diana Contreras is teaching college women a lesson in identity in her book titled “Meditations of a Warrior Goddess Diva.” Contreras writes that all women possess within...

Bus trip inspires ‘epic travel’ novel

Kelly Moreno May 5, 2010

Kelly Moreno, contributing reporter Journalist and aspiring author, Ryan Bartek, aka: Ghost Nomad, Benedict Badoglio, or Jack Cassady, debut novel “The Silent Burning” is pending re-release and...

“Generation Change”:150 ways to change the world

Geraldine Marquez April 1, 2010

Star rating: 5 out of 5 stars "Generation Change" outlines the steps we can all take in order to change our society and mold it into a more generous, open-minded culture. The front cover of the...

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