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FAFSA, you are not a comedian

FAFSA, you are not a comedian

In preparing for college, students from any socioeconomic level should view their next four (or more) years with a preparation for struggle regarding exams and an open mind for meeting various people and thinking differently, thoughts shifting between educational, psychological, religious, philosophical and sexual. While taking words of wisdom and warning on occasion do prove […]

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Matadors apparel hits local Sports Chalet shelves

Matadors apparel hits local Sports Chalet shelves

For the first time, students and the campus community can purchase official CSUN apparel from an outside retailer, the athletic department announced.   As part of a partnership with Sports Chalet, CSUN supporters can purchase apparel at the Porter Ranch location of the sporting goods chain. Three percent of every purchase will be given back […]

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Athletic department builds excitement for Matadors new brand

    Anticipation for a new era of athletics filled the Northridge Center as the CSUN athletic department unveiled new logos, uniforms, and a revamped Go Matadors website for members of the campus community on Monday. The new logo is steps away from the traditional logo which showed school mascot Matty the Matador. Instead, the […]

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Matadors defend the Matadome in college boxing tournament

Matadors defend the Matadome in college boxing tournament

    >>CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed Aaron Goldwyn of USC a McArio Del Castillo’s opponent. Goldwyn pulled out of the match and was replaced with an unidentified competitor. CSUN became a rare venue for the first boxing event to be held on a college campus in Southern California on Saturday. […]

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Letter to the Editor: UNAM is not a conspiracy

I am writing to correct several factual errors in Professor Acuña’s account in the May 7, 2014 Daily Sundial article about CSUN’s relationship with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).Chicana/o Studies was consulted on multiple occasions during the development of CSUN’s new Center on Mexico and Latin America. It is inaccurate to say otherwise. The […]

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

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

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 it  graduating early from DeVry earlier in the year. It was a great accomplishment, in spite […]

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Sand Volleyball: Development of program is a team effort

Sand Volleyball: Development of program is a team effort

With the help of a spirit that epitomizes the love of the game, there is a new sport coming to the Cal State Northridge campus. CSUN announced the addition of sand volleyball as the university’s 19th intercollegiate sport earlier this spring and completed the program’s first season in March. “Major schools started adding the sport, […]

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CSUN’s UNAM partnership could spell disaster

CSUN’s UNAM partnership could spell disaster

A recent speech by Asian American studies professor, Glenn Omatsu, reminded me of the importance of Asian American and ethnic studies in combating stereotypes. Omatsu is a pioneer in ethnic studies. For more than thirty years he has explored the rich history of Asian Americans, such as all Asians do not all look alike, and many […]

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Get to know: Shay Maltese

Get to know: Shay Maltese

  Major: Information Systems Position: Relief pitcher Experience: Redshirt senior Hometown: Superior, Colorado High School: Monarch High School   Favorites Food:  Chipotle Music: Eric Church Movie: Out Cold TV: Entourage Team: Colorado Rockies Player: Troy Tulowitzki   Life Hardest part about being a student athlete: Managing time and the back and forth between practice and […]

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Unsung players keeping LA competitive in NL West

Unsung players keeping LA competitive in NL West

  Written by Andrew Aroche / Contributor As of today, the Los Angeles Dodgers sit in third place in the National League West. After a slow start to the season from star players like shortstop Hanley Ramirez and health woes that some see as a result of the exhibition series in Australia, several unsung players […]

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Soccer: Premier League parity a positive

Soccer: Premier League parity a positive

  Story by Nathalia Hentze Nielsen Whoever ends up holding the trophy in the Premier League this season ought to send flowers and a card to Old Trafford Stadium in honor of the team that helped make it all possible, Manchester United. To say that the Red Devils have had a bad season is an […]

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Sundial sports makes their NBA end of season award picks

Sundial sports makes their NBA end of season award picks

  While the drama of the NBA playoffs has kept fans occupied with one of the most exciting first rounds in recent memory, the league has been handing down its yearly awards. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich and Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic won the Coach of the Year and Most Improved […]

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