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

CSUN hires consulting firm to help reshape campus police services

CSUN hires consulting firm to help reshape campus police services

Lorena Salinas, Reporter December 24, 2021

This semester, the university hired a consulting firm that has met with more than 30 groups to understand how students, faculty and staff feel about campus policing. PMJ Consulting LLC was hired by...

Atin Wright, left, drives past Hawaiis Noel Coleman during the first half of their game between the Matadors and the Rainbow Warriors in the Matadome in Northridge, Calif., on Feb. 19, 2021.

Matador of the Week: Men’s basketball’s Atin Wright

David Nunez, Reporter November 23, 2021

Basketball season has arrived at CSUN and sophomore guard Atin Wright started the year off by demonstrating a lights-out shooting display. CSUN opened the season with back-to-back losses to USC and...

CSU Bakersfields Darian Tatum, left, and CSUNs Ashly Torres jump to get the ball during the last game of the season at the Performance Field in Northridge, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021. The Matadors lost 2-0.

Haunting season finale: Women’s soccer falls to CSU Bakersfield 2-0

Jordan Puente, Sports Assistant Editor November 3, 2021

On Halloween evening, the CSUN women’s soccer team had a frightening end to their season at home with a 2-0 loss to the California State University, Bakersfield Roadrunners. CSUB came into the match...

The CSUN mens soccer team celebrates after midfielder John Andersen scores a goal during their match against the UCSB Gauchos at Performance Field in Northridge, Calif., on Saturday Oct. 30, 2021. The Matadors won 2-0.

Men’s soccer triumphs over Big West No. 1 seed UC Santa Barbara

Randy Acosta, Reporter November 3, 2021

CSUN men’s soccer upset Big West Conference top seed and nationally-ranked UC Santa Barbara in a 2-0 victory on Saturday. UCSB came into the contest ranked 30th by CollegeSoccernews.com CSUN had a...

Tito, a first-generation graduate, stands through the sunroof while holding onto his diploma holder in front of the University Library during the CSUN Grad Parade in Northridge, Calif., May 25, 2021.

CSUN is a Hispanic-serving institution. Here’s why it’s important.

Clarissa Corral, Reporter October 27, 2021

As enrollment numbers for Latino students rise, the number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions increases across the nation. In California, 21 out of 23 California State University campuses are considered...

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.

Opinion: Police accountability laws are a step in the right direction. But more needs to be done.

Scott Geirman, Contributor October 25, 2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a number of laws on Sept. 30 that will make it easier for peace officers with misconduct records to not only lose their badge but to also stop them from leaving one...

Ashley Macalino, extreme left, Joy Slack, Daniel McKinley, Karo Dzhgalian, Tommi Jo Mongold and Jocelyn Soriano rehearse for the upcoming production of Everybody  in Northridge, Calif. on Friday, Oct. 14, 2021.

Expression through a pandemic: A look into CSUN’s theatre department

Graciela Colorado, Reporter October 20, 2021

Described by students as an environment that supports creativity, engagement, inspiration and free expression, CSUN’s theatre department gives students and faculty the opportunity to gain skills in theatre...

Alfredo Fernandez, the interim Chief of Police at CSUN, stands in front of a mural in the Police Services building. The words on the mural say Devote yourself to your community around you & devote yourself to creating something that give you purpose & meaning.

CSUN Police Department: A look into its history and where it stands today

Lorena Salinas, Reporter October 20, 2021

CSUN’s Department of Police Services, the official name of the CSUN campus police department, has come a long way from its early roots in 1958 when CSUN was known as San Fernando Valley State College....

CSUN womens soccer team cheer each other on before the game against UC Riverside in Northridge, Calif. on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.

Women’s soccer ends losing streak with late winner against UC Riverside

Bryan Hernandez, Reporter October 18, 2021

Set for consecutive home games, CSUN women’s soccer sought out to find their form near the end of regular season against University of California, Riverside Thursday night. Matadors secured a win...

CSUN sophomore Eirik Thomassen during the first round of the 25th Bill Cullum Invitational.

Men’s golf gets first win in over a decade

Danny Solano, Reporter October 18, 2021

CSUN men’s golf team crushed the competition on Tuesday at the Bill Cullum Invitational golf tournament, earning a score of 12 over par — half of the second place team Utah Valley. Tuesday’s victory...

The Lake Fire has burned a roughly 10,000 acres in the Los Angeles Forest on Aug. 12.

California faces an uphill battle with droughts and fires. But how does climate change factor into it?

Rodrigo Louvat, Reporter October 18, 2021

It’s no secret California has a history of natural disasters ranging from wildfires to droughts, which have been exacerbated by climate change. Over the last decade California has struggled through...

Students pick up pumpkins provided by Associated Students at the 7th annual Pumpkin Fest at CSUN in Northridge, Calif. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021,

Photo essay: Pumpkins, candy apples and photo op galore at the annual Pumpkin Fest

Carolyn Burt, Social Media Editor October 14, 2021

CSUN’s Associated Students hosted the seventh annual Pumpkin Fest at the Plaza Del Sol on Tuesday. Those in attendance were able to pick up a free pumpkin and carving kit, as well as a candy or caramel...

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