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Motorcycle theft a concern in non-surveilled parking spots

Motorcycle theft a concern in non-surveilled parking spots

Anthony Carpio

November 14, 2011

Chris Whitehead, a management major at CSUN, had his motorcycle stolen from the B5 parking structure on Nov. 1. This was the second reported motorcycle theft this semester, according to CSUN police daily crime logs. Whitehead said he felt comfortable parking his motorcycle at CSUN, but after...

W-Bball: Matadors defense steals first win of the season

W-Bball: Matadors defense steals first win of the season

Anthony Carpio

November 11, 2011

Despite trailing for most of the match and tallying numerous turnovers, CSUN (1-0) came back from a double-digit deficit to beat the University of San Francisco (0-1), 67-59, at War Memorial Gym Friday afternoon. Matador captain Jasmine Erving was off her game, earning three fouls in the first half and missing the first 1...

W-Bball: Erving, Flowers bond over shared childhood experience

W-Bball: Erving, Flowers bond over shared childhood experience

Anthony Carpio

November 10, 2011

Jasmine Erving didn’t have the luxury of being raised by two parents. The 21-year-old senior only had her mother at her side. “I don’t think I missed out on anything being brought up by a single parent, so I’m lucky for that,” said Erving, center for the CSUN women’s basketball team. “I ...

CFA holds informational picket in fight against CSU

CFA holds informational picket in fight against CSU

Anthony Carpio

November 9, 2011

A fair contract and salary adjustments brought out a group of CSUN faculty members and a few students for an informational picket Tuesday afternoon. The picket, with about 30 to 35 participants, was organized by the California Faculty Association (CFA), with CSUN chapter president Nate Thomas leading the way. “It’s very simple...

M-Soccer: Improved Matadors doomed by close last-minute losses in 2011

M-Soccer: Improved Matadors doomed by close last-minute losses in 2011

Anthony Carpio

November 7, 2011

With CSUN sweeping its conference series over Cal State Fullerton in a 2-1 victory Saturday night, the Matadors ended their season with an overall record of 8-8-3, 4-4-2 in the Big West Conference. Overtime was the problem that plagued Northridge for the entire season as the Matadors only went 0-4-3 in games that went beyond 90 minut...

MEChA to host 25th annual Dia de los Muertos celebration

MEChA to host 25th annual Dia de los Muertos celebration

Anthony Carpio

November 3, 2011

CSUN’s chapter of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA) is organizing its 25th annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on campus Friday, Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. Dia de los Muertos is a holiday dedicated to celebrating the lives of people who have died and provides an opportunity for loved ones to remember and celebrate their lives, said Brian Cortez, ...

M-Soccer: Matadors eliminated from playoff contention, lose to UCSB in 2OT

M-Soccer: Matadors eliminated from playoff contention, lose to UCSB in 2OT

Anthony Carpio

November 2, 2011

For the fourth time this season the Matadors lost in overtime, but this time it cost them the season. To make matters worse, CSUN eliminated itself from playoff contention on an own goal with only 19 seconds left in the second overtime period against UC Santa Barbara as the Matadors fell to the G...

USU to offer peer mentoring programs for LGBTQ and veterans

USU to offer peer mentoring programs for LGBTQ and veterans

Anthony Carpio

October 31, 2011

The University Student Union has developed two new peer-mentoring programs to offer help to LGBTQ and veteran students. “The purpose of the two peer-mentoring programs is to provide support and resources for both LGBTQ and questioning students, as well as veteran students,” said Sarina Loeb, s...

Pre-occupied in Los Angeles

Pre-occupied in Los Angeles

Anthony Carpio

October 31, 2011

On a damp Tuesday afternoon, Jeff Woodruff set up his pop-up tent to camp for a few hours in support of the Occupy movement. But he didn’t set up in Downtown L.A. Instead, he settled in front of the Oviatt Library. “This is the most efficient way for me to do it and still be involved,” the ...

M-Soccer: After two straight draws, Matadors in desperate need of a win against UCSB

M-Soccer: After two straight draws, Matadors in desperate need of a win against UCSB

Anthony Carpio

October 31, 2011

With only two matches left on the schedule, CSUN (7-7-3) finds itself in a critical situation. With a Big West Conference record of 3-3-2, the Matadors have dropped to fifth place and need a win against UC Santa Barbara (11-5-1, 4-4) tonight at Matador Soccer Field to remain in contention for a sp...

M-Soccer: Matadors drop in standings with another scoreless draw

M-Soccer: Matadors drop in standings with another scoreless draw

Anthony Carpio

October 29, 2011

  It was a repeat from Wednesday night’s match as CSUN (7-7-3, 3-3-2 Big West) failed to score again and drew with Cal Poly (6-7-3, 3-4-1) 0-0 Saturday night. With the tie, Northridge fell to fifth place in the Big West Conference, with UC Santa Barbara moving into fourth. “It’s going to come down to the l...

M-Soccer: CSUN and UC Irvine unable to score in defensive battle

M-Soccer: CSUN and UC Irvine unable to score in defensive battle

Anthony Carpio

October 26, 2011

For only the third time this season, the CSUN men's soccer team was held scoreless and on two occasions it came at the hands of UC Irvine. After 110 minutes of gameplay, CSUN and No. 4 UCI could not find the back of the net and the match ended in a 0-0 tie Wednesday night at Matador Soccer Field. “I’m just happy we didn’t lose bec...

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