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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

CSUN student navigates academic career around pandemic

CSUN student navigates academic career around pandemic

Jasmine Cuza, Assist. Social Media Editor August 29, 2023

Josh Ancheta began his academic journey at CSUN in 2017 majoring in political science. Little did he know, reaching the finish line of graduation would be a test of resilience and determination. Born and...

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The story of Taylor Thames: Paving the way for Black student athletes

Lyle Yoergler, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

Taylor Thames did not have a traditional start to life. She was born into foster care and placed into a home where she grew up as one of 11 children. Surrounded by many individuals looking to stand...

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The sound of the game: Anessa Campos and her journey as a deaf Division I soccer player

Michael Dumansky, Reporter May 8, 2023

Every student-athlete at CSUN has their own routine. They wake up, go to class, practice and play their respective matches. Many of them go through their day with little to no problems. Redshirt sophomore...

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CSUN professor Nate Thomas crafts his own destiny amid hardship

Aimee Martinez, Reporter March 17, 2023

As a child, Nate Thomas’ father often took him to see films like “Gone with the Wind.” Together they marveled at the movie stars on the screen, watching from the theater’s balcony. The Jim Crow...

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CSUN professor shares what taught her to be ‘unapologetically Black’

Aimee Martinez, Reporter February 21, 2023

The smell of red beans, rice, jambalaya and gumbo wafts through Marquita Gammage’s California home as she cooks for her husband and three children. The recipes passed down by her mother are delicious...

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A first-generation student-parent overcomes family trauma

Kaitlyn Lavo, Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2022

A line of cars exiting El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills wraps around the sidewalk as Kelly Chavez pulls up to pick up her daughter Alexa Chavez after a full day of nonstop hustling that began...

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The dream of a CSUN alum

Sam Neff, Culture Editor December 22, 2022

Jaison Wilson, a graduate of CSUN, is the ideal illustration of a dream chaser who took risks, believed in himself, and worked hard to become the successful artist he is today. Wilson graduated from...

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Big Lecture speaker Lauren Ridloff returns to campus

Natalie Lopez, Reporter December 21, 2022

After more than 20 years, Lauren Ridloff finally returned to her alma mater to provide a lecture filled with motivation and hope for the future. Ridloff received a warm welcome from her fellow CSUN community...

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Margaret June Brown: The soul of CSUN

Fatimah Jackson, Reporter December 20, 2022

“Once a person met her, I can’t imagine anyone ever forgetting her,” said Kelan Koning, a former colleague of Margaret June Brown. Brown embodied this spirit in her life through her relationships...

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Directorial debut for CSUN theater student 

Natalie Lopez, Reporter December 20, 2022

As Jennifer Jara exits the stage following the applause she received for her directorial debut, she feels excited and hopeful for her future in the entertainment industry. She is grateful to the cast and...

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Music therapy major follows her calling

Roberto Cisneros January 31, 2019
Look into the life of a CSUN music therapy major Crystal Waters last semester
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Alumnus offers opportunities for artists

Elliott Keegan December 13, 2018
CSUN grad turned children's book author is recruiting illustrators on campus
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