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M-Soccer: Shorthanded Matadors beat at home again

M-Soccer: Shorthanded Matadors beat at home again

Anthony Carpio

September 23, 2011

As lightning loomed in the distance, the Matadors (2-4-1) had already been thunderstruck coming into their match against Southern Methodist. Two key Matadors didn't make it to the pitch for the match against SMU on Friday night at Matador Soccer Field: midfielders James Rochlitz and Gustavo Villal...

M-Soccer: Matadors look to fix mistakes in two-game homestand

M-Soccer: Matadors look to fix mistakes in two-game homestand

Anthony Carpio

September 21, 2011

After a three-game road trip, the Matadors (2-3-1) return to Matador Soccer Field to play Southern Methodist University (3-3) Friday night. Coming off a 2-2 tie with Cal State Bakersfield last Thursday, CSUN head coach Terry Davila noticed improvements in his team. “Overall, the defensive performance is a lot better and much tighter,...

LAUSD to include LGBT in their lesson plans

LAUSD to include LGBT in their lesson plans

Anthony Carpio

September 20, 2011

The history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT), disabled and Asian/Pacific Islanders will be included in LAUSD curriculum after a Sept. 13 decision to teach students about the contributions of under-represented groups. This decision comes after Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 48, or the F...

Athletics programs pushing for higher grades

Anthony Carpio

September 19, 2011

Athletic programs at CSUN are trying to set higher standards for their student-athletes after the men’s basketball team was penalized for not meeting academic requirements last year. The basketball team has been barred from playing in the postseason after it received an 871 NCAA Academic Progr...

M-soccer Notebook: Co-captain Garcia nearing return to field

Anthony Carpio

September 18, 2011

Co-captain Rafael Garcia has missed six games this season due to a meniscus tear suffered during CSUN’s preseason match against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Aug. 20, but the senior midfielder remains optimistic and feels he’ll be back before the end of the month. “I should hopefully be back...

M-Soccer: Matadors rally, tie at Bakersfield in double overtime

M-Soccer: Matadors rally, tie at Bakersfield in double overtime

Anthony Carpio

September 15, 2011

The Matadors (2-3-1) gave Cal State Bakersfield (2-0-2) a run for their money on Thursday night as they rallied from two goals down to salvage a 2-2 draw. With the result, CSUN’s 22-game winning streak over CSUB came to an end. The Matadors now hold a 22-0-1 all-time advantage over the Roadrunners. Despite the comeback, CSUN head coach Terry Davila was not all that ...

CSUN theatre Department spells diversity with musical

Anthony Carpio

September 14, 2011

The 2005 Tony award-winning musical comedy, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” will be performed at Nordhoff Hall’s Little Theatre starting Sept. 23. The play is based on a book written by Rachel Sheinkin and is being directed by Garry Lennon. “On one hand, it’s simply the...

M-Soccer: Matadors try to bounce back at Cal State Bakersfield

M-Soccer: Matadors try to bounce back at Cal State Bakersfield

Anthony Carpio

September 14, 2011

After letting New Mexico score three goals in 70 seconds on Sunday, the Matadors (2-3) are looking to regain control of their season in their road match against Cal State Bakersfield (2-0-1) tonight (7 p.m.). On paper, CSUB stacks up to be a tough team to beat, but CSUN head coach Terry Davila believ...

M-Soccer: Lobos explode for three late goals to defeat Matadors

Anthony Carpio

September 11, 2011

It was the longest 70 seconds ever for the Cal State Northridge men's soccer team. With less than 10 minutes left in regulation, CSUN (2-3) saw its 1-0 lead disappear faster than it could say "boom." New Mexico scored three consecutive goals in the 84th, 85th, and 86th minutes to take a 3-1 victory...

M-Soccer: Matadors shut out Missouri State in opening game of Lobo Invitational

Anthony Carpio

September 9, 2011

With a header in the 90th minute, midfielder Yardun Azulay and the Matadors drove the nail in the coffin against Missouri State, as CSUN (2-2) opened the TLC Lobo Invitational with a 3-0 win over the winless Bears (0-4) Friday afternoon. Azulay, a freshman, scored his second goal of the season 52...

Students protest during matador statue unveiling

Anthony Carpio

September 9, 2011

The matador statue was unveiled Thursday to a backdrop of student protesters. “If CSUN can make the effort to find alternatives for funding, why can’t they put that same effort to fund classes?” said Cathie Pacheco, student organizer for Students for Quality Education (SQE). The matador statue cost an esti...

Freshman convocation attempts to motivate students, while silent protesters do the same

Anthony Carpio

September 9, 2011

Freshman convocation encouraged students to be determined and face their fears, while silent protesters focused on other issues, during Thursday’s assembly.“The goal of your presence here at Cal State Northridge is to have fun, to learn, but most importantly, the goal that each and every one of y...

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