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CSUN poetry slams hurtful language

Host of Change Your Words, Sean HIll, speaking to the crown on Wednesday night, February 17. (James Fike / The Sundial)

Hannah Brunelli

February 19, 2016

The importance of inclusive language shined through students in the form of music and poetry Wednesday night in the Northridge Center for CSUN’s third “Change Your Words” event called "Espressions." Espressions, held every year at CSUN, was put together by current and former students. This year’s...

Matador Writing: “Pixelated Screen and Dial Tones”

An Honor guard stands still as the motorcade carrying U.S. President Barack Obama makes its way into Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2015 in Arlington, Va. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Vincent Nguyen

November 11, 2015

Poem by Mary Grace Pilapil A note from the poet: Veteran's Day is a great day to thank our service men and women for their time. This entire week should be taken to show our appreciation and thanks for all that they've done and sacrificed. Alongside that, we should also consider family members who give their...

Renowned poet comes to campus

Claudia Rankine, to read her work at CSUN
Photo Credit: Tuscan Poetry Festival

Samantha Lieb

March 24, 2015

Samantha Lieb / Contributor Follow @samanthanlieb // Literature and poetry lovers should know we have a group on campus for all things creative writing that works hard to bring noteable writers. One such poet is Claudia Rankine, American poet, and winner of the National Book Critics Award for her collection on race in America: "Citizen: An American Lyric." Northridge Creative Writing Circle president and English student, Danielle ...

Poets and artists fill the Games Room to capacity for Espressions

Poets and artists fill the Games Room to capacity for Espressions

Clarissa Corona

September 19, 2013

USU’s Games Room was filled to capacity Wednesday night for Espressions, a free event that welcomes students to share their poetry, music and art. Danyial Motiwala hosted the night. Motiwala graduated from CSUN a year ago and was on the Poetry Slam team. As soon as Motiwala took the stage, he requ...

Comedic poet shares his latest work with CSUN students

Comedic poet shares his latest work with CSUN students

Jorge Neri

March 25, 2013

By Jorge Neri March 22nd, 2013 Section: News Jeffrey McDaniel, a Philadelphia born poet and professor at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, recited poetry in Chaparral Hall Thursday night as part of an event hosted by The Northridge Creative Writing Circle Club (NCWC club). He wrote his f...

Sundial Poetry

Skyler Maxwell

March 23, 2010

Black Man Black Man black man is all that they be clappin tryin to tear my image down like I don’t even exist then you want to get all scared when you see that shadow in the midst pumpin the fist yeah that’s me and I’m coming closer, but not for you I’m coming to accomplish my dreams while...

English department launches the Fall 2009 issue of the Northridge Review

Aprile Sumague

October 12, 2009

The Northridge Review release party on Friday night was an intimate event attended by students, professors and writers. This semester’s English 412 class was successful in hosting the launch of the Fall 2009 issue, which contains pieces from Spring 2009. Writers were allowed to read their pieces out lou...

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