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The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

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The Girls Who Code club met together in Sierra Hall, on Friday, Sept. 15, in Northridge, Calif. Club members played around with a program to create a virtual game.
The CSUN club that’s encouraging women in STEM
Miya Hantman, Reporter • September 18, 2023

CSUN’s Girls Who Code club is just one of many across many campuses and countries, including 110 in...

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...

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Luis Silva, Reporter • September 19, 2023

There is no longer a significant competitive gap in the sport of women’s soccer. There is a brighter...

The line for concert merchandise on the second night of The Eras Tour in Paradise, Nev., on Saturday, March 25, 2023.
My experience at The Eras Tour
Miley Alfaro, Sports Reporter • September 18, 2023

It’s been a long time coming. I began watching The Eras Tour, Taylor Swift’s ongoing concert trek,...

Within the Oaxacan town of Asuncion Nochixtlan, we find my mother’s birthplace, Buena Vista. Photo taken July 29, 2023.
I Love Being Mexican
September 12, 2023
A student holds up a sign during a rally outside of the CSU Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach, Calif., on Sept. 12, 2023.
CSU board approves tuition increase amid protests
Trisha Anas, Editor in Chief • September 15, 2023

The California State Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a 6% tuition increase for the next five...

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Get to know: Aqeel Quinn

Freshman Aqeel Quinn has played all 23 games for the Matadors and has averaged .412 field goal percentage with 33 assists. Photo Credit: Monique Muñiz/ Sports Editor

Full name: Aqeel Quinn
Date of Birth: Dec. 10, 1991
Place of Birth: Lawndale, CA
Height: 6’4″
Position: Guard
Major: undecided
Stats: 3.2 points/game, 1.3 rebounds/game, 76.7 free-throw percentage, .412 field goal percentage, 33 assists in 23 games

Food: Turkey burgers and California pizza with
BBQ chicken
Music: Rap and R&B
Movie: “He Got Game” by Spike Lee
Song: “Blow Money Fast” by Rick Ross
Athlete: LeBron James
Magazine: Slam
Greatest difficulty: Waking up early
Greatest goal accomplishment: “As a senior in high school, the team won the CIF championship.”
Most Embarrassing Moment: “My senior year at lunch time, someone ‘pantsed’ me.”
Hobbies: “I like to play video games like Xbox’s Call of Duty 2.”

Best part of my game: “Making my teammates better.”
Part of my game that needs improvement: Defense
Best player I’ve played against so far:
Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder
Player I pattern my game after: “I look at point guards like Chauncey Billups, Deron Williams and I like Kobe Bryant’s foot work.”
Pre-game rituals: “I listen to J. Cole “’Friday Night Lights.’”
Superstitions: None

Team: Win the Big West Conference
Individual: “I am just trying to get my feet wet this year and help the team in anyway.”

My first sports: Basketball
Other sports I played while growing up: Soccer
When I started playing basketball: At 3 years old at the YMCA
What I do to stay in shape during the off-season:
“I stay local and go to the gym. I run in the mornings and in sand dunes and lift weights.”
Person I would like to meet: Barack Obama

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