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First female photojournalist in Nicaragua speaks at CSUN

A female professor
Geovanni Botticella April 4, 2019

Margarita Montealegre presented many of her photographs she has taken over the years and explained her struggle of being the first female photojournalist during her presentation at the Oviatt Library on...

Review: “Between the World and Me” and “The Fat Tail”

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Ryan Mancini August 30, 2016

Race in America is an issue that has gained new purpose in recent years. With the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and the subsequent protests against police brutality, it has been a national focus...

Captured: Career Day

Craig Leener helps out journalism students at the SPJ's career day on Thursday, March 10, 2016. (Raul Martinez / The Sundial)
Ashley Grant March 10, 2016

The Society of Professional Journalists held a Career Day today, geared towards journalists. The event was held in the Thousand Oaks and Flintridge rooms in the USU from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There were...

Choosing a side in the Harris/Greenwald feud

Illustration by Daniel Schade
Ryan Mancini October 22, 2014

  This conflict began long before the showdown with Ben Affleck on “Real Time With Bill Maher.” In the weeks since it re-erupted, the digital feud between neuroscientist and secular...

Questioning the ethics of checkbook journalism

Illustration by Kristine Delicana / Illustrations Editor
Manny D. Araujo October 8, 2014

Last month celebrity news website TMZ released a video showing Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice knocking out his then fiancée and current wife Janay Palmer in the elevator of an Atlantic...

New dean encourages art as form of communication

New dean of Mike Curb College of Arts combines his role as a professional artist and academic administrator. 
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Nicole Frost September 3, 2014

For Jay Kvapil, the new dean of Mike Curb College of  Arts, Media and Communication creating art in the studio goes hand in hand with his administrative responsibilities. This might seem like an unordinary...

It’s OK to apologize for a graduation mess-up

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Luis Rivas May 8, 2014

After years — on and off a total of 13 — I finally did it. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a university. The first in my family to do so, although my brother technically beat me to...

Everything I learned was wrong

Everything I learned was wrong
Luis Rivas December 9, 2013

In the newsroom at the Daily Sundial we often talk about the concepts of balance and objectivity. Reporters and editors have always shared opposing arguments. Our stories are an extension of this discourse....

CSUN PRSSA named most successful student chapter in L.A., hosts first induction ceremony

CSUN PRSSA named most successful student chapter in L.A., hosts first induction ceremony
Clarissa Corona November 20, 2013

>>>CORRECTION: CSUN PRSSA has not officially been named the most successful student chapter in Los Angeles. However, it is the largest student chapter in Los Angeles. CSUN’s Public Relations...

Critic speaks of race issues in media

Areli Rodriguez March 28, 2013

Eric Deggans, media critic for the Tampa Bay Times, spoke to students Wednesday about how minorities are portrayed in the media and his latest book “Race Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words...

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