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Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay’s play continues to decline

Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay's play continues to decline

Bob Garcia

May 9, 2013

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay’s career continues to decline after news came out Wednesday that he will have arthroscopic surgery to repair a bone spur, a frayed labrum and a partially torn rotator cup in his right shoulder. The former two-time Cy Young winner will be sidelined for ...

Men’s Volleyball: Matadors end season losing nine out of last 10, miss playoffs

Men's Volleyball: Matadors end season losing nine out of last 10, miss playoffs

Bob Garcia

May 5, 2013

In a season filled with promise, the CSUN men’s volleyball team (9-15 MPSF, 11-15 overall) collapsed down the stretch as they failed to win the one match out of their last five needed to clinch a spot in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament. “I think it was our attitude and effort...

Griner has no place in the NBA

Griner has no place in the NBA

Bob Garcia

April 24, 2013

Recently Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told reporters that he would consider drafting  University of Baylor senior center Brittney Griner in the second round of this year’s NBA draft. Cuban asserted that “if she is the best on the board, I will take her” and that he had “no problem what...

Damian Lillard stands alone as NBA’s Rookie of the Year

Damian Lillard stands alone as NBA's Rookie of the Year

Bob Garcia

April 22, 2013

The NBA season’s Rookie of the Year award is going to go to point guard Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers. This past NBA draft, the sixth overall pick has by far had the most impressive season among all the rookies this season. Lillard is the swept all six NBA Western Conference Rookie o...

CSUN Bike Collective encourages alternative transportation

CSUN Bike Collective encourages alternative transportation

Bob Garcia

April 19, 2013

By Bob Garcia April 18th, 2013 Section: Features - Photos - Student Spotlight Carlos Sapon (left), 18, history major and Esteban Rivas, 25, political science major are a part of CSUN Bike Collective. A.S. provides the club with $700 so that they can have weekly bike clinics and fix CSUN stu...

CSUN Bike Collective encourages alternative transportation

CSUN Bike Collective encourages alternative transportation

Bob Garcia

April 18, 2013

During his senior year at Downtown Magnet High School in 2009, David De La Cruz decided to pick up cycling on his own. And from time to time when his bike needed maintenance he would repair it on his own. When he arrived at CSUN the following year, he wanted to get involved in something that...

Students to harvest fruits from Orange Grove

Bob Garcia

April 17, 2013

The Institute for Sustainability and Food Forward are holding its third annual event to harvest fruit at the campus orange grove in honor of Earth Day on Sunday. The harvesting will be at the orange grove, located between Nordhoff Street and Lindley Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The event is open...

Women’s Basketball: Bright spots sprinkled throughout inconsistent CSUN season

Bob Garcia

April 2, 2013

Entering the season, the Matadors had their eyes set on claiming the Big West Championship and a March Madness tournament berth. “Our expectations are the same every year, which is to be the best team we can possibly be at the end of the season,” said head coach Jason Flowers. “I do not think...

Sundial Sports predicts American League division winners

Sundial Sports predicts American League division winners

Bob Garcia

April 2, 2013

AL West by Bob Garcia Coming off a competitive 2012 season the AL West looks to be headed for another competitive three-team race for the top spot. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim had their second consecutive busy offseason that saw them sign star outfielder Josh Hamilton from the Texas Rangers ...

Group of students create app for the deaf and hard of hearing community

Group of students create app for the deaf and hard of hearing community

Bob Garcia

March 27, 2013

A group of five CSUN computer science students have won an international competition by creating an Android audio alert app that alerts those who are deaf or hard of hearing to dangers. The competition, known as SS12: Code for a Cause, was held at the 28th Annual Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. The students’ winning proje...

Vernon Wells trade to Yankees will work out for both teams

Vernon Wells trade to Yankees will work out for both teams

Bob Garcia

March 26, 2013

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim agreed to a trade Sunday and approved Tuesday that would send maligned outfielder Vernon Wells to the New York Yankees, which would be a great move for both teams involved. This trade would relieve the Angels of the gigantic financial responsibility paying Wells $4...

Men’s Volleyball: Matadors drop third straight game to open up final homestand of the season

Bob Garcia

March 21, 2013

The ninth-ranked CSUN men’s volleyball team (10-9, 8-9 MPSF) lost its third straight game Wednesday night, opening its final homestand of the season in a tough five set match against the 11th-ranked Cal Baptist Lancers (12-11, 8-9) 25-23, 23-25, 22-25,25-21, 16-14. The Matadors were never able to take c...

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