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Women’s Volleyball: Matadors upset No. 8 Hawai’i in five set thriller

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors upset No. 8 Hawai’i in five set thriller

Andrew Martinez

October 25, 2013

The Matadors (17-4, 7-1 Big West) scored their biggest victory in recent memory Thursday at the Matadome as they defeated No.  Hawai’i (16-3, 5-2 Big West) in five marathon sets, 30-32, 28-26, 25-25, 25-22, 15-10. With the victory, the Matadors solidified their spot atop the Big West Confere...

Cardinals vs. Red Sox: Who’s going home with the hardware?

Cardinals vs. Red Sox: Who’s going home with the hardware?

Andrew Martinez

October 22, 2013

After an exciting month of playoff baseball, the best records in the major leagues will battle for the championship as the American League champion Boston Red Sox will host the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series. The Cardinals are playing their best baseball of ...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors bounce back with win over Cal Poly

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors bounce back with win over Cal Poly

Andrew Martinez

October 20, 2013

The Matadors (16-4, 6-1 Big West) were able to put Friday’s surprising loss behind them and overcome an early deficit to defeat Cal Poly (8-11, 2-4 Big West) in five sets, 27-25, 26-28, 22-25, 25-18, 15-11. After a quiet night during Friday’s sweep at the hands of UC Santa Barbara, junior middle blo...

LGBTQ students celebrate National Coming Out Day at Variety Fair

LGBTQ students celebrate National Coming Out Day at Variety Fair

Andrew Martinez

October 14, 2013

On National Coming Out Day, which is Oct. 11, CSUN’s Pride Center welcomed students to share their coming out stories at the Express Yourself Variety Show. An “Express Yourself” room was provided which featured a timeline of major historical events within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Q...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors defeat UCI in four sets, jump into first in Big West

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors defeat UCI in four sets, jump into first in Big West

Andrew Martinez

October 13, 2013

The Matadors gained sole possession of first place in the Big West Saturday, as CSUN (15-3, 5-0 Big West) dropped UC Irvine (9-10, 0-5 Big West) in four sets, 19-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-16. With their first win against UCI since 2011, the Matadors have pulled ahead of Hawai’i in the conference stand...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors overcome sluggish start to defeat Long Beach State in four sets

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors overcome sluggish start to defeat Long Beach State in four sets

Andrew Martinez

October 11, 2013

Facing a motivated Long Beach State squad, the Matadors (13-3, 4-0 Big West) overcame early struggles and defeated the 49ers (8-9, 1-3 Big West) in four sets Thursday at the Matadome. 25-22, 15-25, 25-16, 25-19. CSUN survived strong play by the 49ers in the first two sets and pulled away with...

USU holds event to promote student health and wellness

USU holds event to promote student health and wellness

Andrew Martinez

October 9, 2013

The USU hosted the Welcome to Wellness event on Wednesday Oct. 9, which educated students about health and wellness and featured a free farmers' market, exercise classes and various interactive activities....

Tickets sell out and Afrojack wows at Big Show

Tickets sell out and Afrojack wows at Big Show

Andrew Martinez

October 7, 2013

Nearly 9,000 attendees packed the Oviatt Library Lawn for the first ever electronic dance music (EDM) themed Big Show that sold out Saturday night. Out of a $200,000 budget set aside by Associated Students (A.S.) for Big Show, Afrojack was paid $75,000 to perform.  Security for the show cost approximately $35,000 and included CSU...

Women’s Volleyball: Balanced attack helps Matadors stay undefeated in Big West

Women’s Volleyball: Balanced attack helps Matadors stay undefeated in Big West

Andrew Martinez

October 6, 2013

A balanced attack led the Matadors (13-3, 3-0 Big West) to another conference win on Saturday, sweeping Big West opponent Cal State Fullerton (8-7, 1-2 Big West) 25-23, 25-12, 26-24. Senior outside hitter Mahina Haina, junior middle blocker Casey Hinger, and sophomore middle blocker Cieana ...

Campus community celebrates grand opening of Learning Commons

Campus community celebrates grand opening of Learning Commons

Andrew Martinez

October 4, 2013

The Oviatt Library's Learning Commons was officially opened Thursday Oct. 3 as students and faculty enjoyed opening ceremonies and toured the new library upgrades.

CSUN alumna Olympia LePoint shares life experiences, discusses upcoming TED Talk

CSUN alumna Olympia LePoint shares life experiences, discusses upcoming TED Talk

Andrew Martinez

October 3, 2013

CSUN Alumna Olympia LePoint is not your typical educator.  A former award-winning rocket scientist, LePoint is the CEO of her own consulting corporation and is the author of the book, “Mathaphobia: How You Can Overcome Your Math Fears and Become a Rocket Scientist.” And now she can add TED ...

Meet your athletes: senior soccer player talks about his unlucky string of injuries

Meet your athletes: senior soccer player talks about his unlucky string of injuries

Andrew Martinez

October 1, 2013

Senior midfielder Chris Smith talks about overcoming past injuries, the support he's received from teammates and staff, and his plans for the future on and off the field.

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