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

Valera Nest: CSUN welcomes its first-ever basic needs location to support students

Jennifer Rodman, Reporter April 9, 2024

CSUN is bringing a basic needs and resources center to students starting in the fall 2025 semester. The Valera Nest is the first of its kind in the CSU system. Valera Nest, formally known as “Nurturing...

Students form a crowd for DJ Mal-Ski on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023 in Northridge, Calif.

Matador Nights carnival makes a splash at the USU

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor September 21, 2023

The University Student Union hosted “Matador Nights” on Sept. 8 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The event had free admission for all students as long as they RSVP’d for the event and got a ticket from...

Two female students taking picture

Candyland: All That Art

Chelsea Hays March 26, 2019
Have a look back at one the "sweetest" events hosted by the USU
exterior of the VRC

The Veteran Resource Center Gives Students a Voice

Cristina Pimentel September 16, 2016
Student veterans come together to create a bond and inspire each other to succeed academically.
Students get caricatures drawn of themselves

Matador Nights brings relief to end of semester pressure

Hannah Brunelli April 24, 2016
CSUN's USU disguises as a New Orleans party in celebration of Matador Nights.
A crowd of students dance in a circle

Captured: Matador Nights

Raul Martinez April 24, 2016

Mardi Gras theme sets the mood for the Spring 2016 Matador Nights.   Matador Nights hosted by the USU, created a great atmosphere in which the students can dance at night. The USU was transformed...

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

Captured: Career Day

Ashley Grant March 10, 2016
Journalism students one-on-one with professionals.
Raul Martinez / The Sundial

Students learn the power of their words

Nicollette Ashtiani February 19, 2016
USU hosts annual “Change your words, change the world” week to educate students the importance of using inclusive language
A few of the offensive words and phrases CSUN students posted on the front window of Plaza del Sol to display the importance of inclusive language Feb. 15. Photo credit: Daisy Perez

USU members host a week of events to encourage inclusive language

Nicollette Ashtiani February 17, 2016
The daily events for "Change Your Words, Change the World” week is planned to educate students about using more inclusive language.
CSUN dance crew Fasmode performs at the Spring Kick- Off event at the Plaza del Sol on Jan. 28, 2016. (Angel Silva / The Sundial)

University Student Union welcomes back students, hosts annual Spring Kick-Off

Kelsey Earl January 29, 2016
Students took a break from class to enjoy free food, live entertainment and crafts at the University Student Union.
Perla Palacios, 21, Recreation & Tourism Management junior, right, help a student pour sand into the bag for safe keeping while taking a personal sandbox away to relieve stress at home while attending the Crunch Time event where students can release their stress a week before finals held at the USU Grand Salon on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)

Crunch Time to offer stress relief during finals week

Ariana Duenas December 3, 2015
University Student Union offers help for students during finals week
The crowd of CSUN students that gathered in front of the stage while DJ Nick Ferrer played his set. (Jennifer C. Martinez/Contributor)

Matador Nights once again fills USU, this time with an Hawaiian theme

Daniel Dell-Cornejo April 27, 2015

The University Student Union found itself packed at Friday’s Matador Nights, which brought together over 3,400 CSUN students for a Hawaiian themed evening of food, fun and live performances. At a...

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