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Women’s basketball: CSUN looks to avoid three-game skid

Women’s basketball: CSUN looks to avoid three-game skid

Anthony Carpio

December 6, 2011

After being unable to leave victorious in a close game at Pepperdine Saturday, the Matadors (4-4) are looking to bounce back and avoid a three-game losing streak as they face San Jose State (1-7) Wednesday night at the Matadome. Turnovers have been an issue CSUN has faced in most of its games this season. In their prior game, the Matadors threw the ball away 26 times. Head coach Ja...

Women’s basketball: Get to know #5 Ashlee Guay

Women’s basketball: Get to know #5 Ashlee Guay

Anthony Carpio

December 5, 2011

Full name: Ashlee Guay Date of Birth: June 25, 1993 Place of Birth: San Diego, Calif. Height: 5’7” Position: Guard Major:  Child Development Year: Freshman Stats: 8.9 ppg. 33 steals, 40 rebounds FAVORITES? Food: Mexican Singer: Alicia Keys Movie: Remember the Titans Song: “Any so...

Per-unit colleges an alternative to CSU system

Anthony Carpio

December 5, 2011

With a 9 percent tuition increase being implemented in Fall 2012 at CSU's, pay-per-unit institutions are a cheaper alternative for students. “It’s a pathway that is far more common today than before,” said Dr. William Watkins, CSUN vice president of student affairs. He said that pay-per-unit...

W-Bball: Turnovers and fouls hurt CSUN at Pepperdine

W-Bball: Turnovers and fouls hurt CSUN at Pepperdine

Anthony Carpio

December 3, 2011

With 16 seconds left and CSUN trailing 64-61, freshman Jessica Duarte knocked down the game-tying 3-pointer, but the solid play of Pepperdine guard Jazmine Jackson and a costly turnover cost the Matadors the win as they fell 68-64 Saturday afternoon at Firestone Fieldhouse. Jackson’s layup put the Waves ahead 66-64 and only givin...

W-Bball: Matadors look to continue home dominance against Santa Clara

W-Bball: Matadors look to continue home dominance against Santa Clara

Anthony Carpio

December 1, 2011

After clinching the Woodland Hills Thanksgiving tournament championship against West Virginia Saturday, the CSUN women’s basketball team is looking to stretch its winning streak to three games as it faces Santa Clara (5-1) tonight at the Matadome. It was a slow yet close defensive game, with CSUN (4-2) winning 48-47 over the Mountaineers, but the Broncos...

Hybrids have the potential to be great if not for the drivers

Anthony Carpio

November 28, 2011

Last Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Transportation proposed that all cars made by manufacturers must average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. To be clear, the press release said that the 54.5 miles per gallon is the total of all cars in a manufacturer’s fleet,...

W-Bball: Matadors edge out West Virginia, win Thanksgiving tournament championship

W-Bball: Matadors edge out West Virginia, win Thanksgiving tournament championship

Anthony Carpio

November 27, 2011

CSUN (4-2) captured the Woodland Hills Thanksgiving Classic championship Saturday night after defeating West Virgina 48-47 in the teams’ first-ever meeting. The Mountaineers (3-2) cut the Matadors’ lead to one point after guard Taylor Palmer made a 3-pointer with 1:24 left in regulation, but i...

Occupy CSUN asked by administration to plan their leave

Occupy CSUN asked by administration to plan their leave

Anthony Carpio

November 23, 2011

Campus administration has asked Occupy CSUN campers to set a date for the emcampment to pack up and move from the lawn in front of the Oviatt Library. “They obviously don’t want us to be here for a myriad of reasons, including safety,” said Ankur Patel, an interdisciplinary studies gradua...

Faculty and staff hold one-day strike at CSU Dominguez Hills

Faculty and staff hold one-day strike at CSU Dominguez Hills

Anthony Carpio

November 21, 2011

“We’re all part of the same thing” After talks with the CSU and holding an informational picket at all 23 CSU campuses, CFA President Lillian Taiz rallied about 80 faculty members and students to hold a one-day strike against money mismanagement at CSU Dominguez Hills Thursday. “We are here...

W-Bball: CSUN stopped by Oregon State’s zone

W-Bball: CSUN stopped by Oregon State’s zone

Anthony Carpio

November 18, 2011

They were only trailing by four points at the end of the half, keeping up with the Pac-12 team. But that’s as close as the Matadors would get for the rest of the night. Going ice cold in the second half, CSUN (2-1) froze in an 83-63 loss to Oregon State (3-0) Thursday night at Gill Coliseum. At the b...

W-Bball: Matadors try to stay unbeaten, face Pac-12 teams

W-Bball: Matadors try to stay unbeaten, face Pac-12 teams

Anthony Carpio

November 16, 2011

Defense was the key factor that has placed the CSUN women’s basketball team in a 2-0 start to its season. The Matadors round out their four-game road trip with games against Oregon State (2-0) tonight and Washington (1-1) Saturday. Though the Matadors have played two games this season, stats show their effectiveness so far...

W-Bball: Matadors’ win at LMU gives them first 2-0 start since 98-99

W-Bball: Matadors’ win at LMU gives them first 2-0 start since 98-99

Anthony Carpio

November 15, 2011

Second chances and points off turnovers gave CSUN (2-0) the win Monday night as it steamrolled Loyola Marymount (0-2) 79-62 at the Gersten Pavilion. The Matadors capitalized on turnovers and offensive rebounds, scoring 14 points off throwaways  and 18 points off second-chance opportunities. With the win, CSUN started the year 2-0 for the first time since the ...

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