The Sundial

Digital vs. Print Comics

Comic shows a man reading online comics while his print comics are shoved into the recycle bin

Eduardo Miranda

November 29, 2016

With everything being converted into a digital platform, comic book fans are the latest to experience it. Companies like Marvel have subscription plans per month or year. DC Comics, IDW, and Dark Horse sell their digital issues as singles or bundles. Does the digital era mean the comic companies will no ...

In the dome

People sit in the stands to watch Lakers game

Eduardo Miranda

November 28, 2016

On Sunday the Lakers defeated the Atlanta Hawks to improve to a .500 team, but the big event of the night was the celebration of Chick Hearn’s 100th birthday.Hearn was the Lakers' broadcaster starting in 1960 when the team moved to Los Angeles. In his four decades as the voice of the Lakers he...

Beginning to end of men’s soccer season

Matador soccer team pictured celebrating their win

Eduardo Miranda

November 27, 2016

The CSUN men’s soccer team won nine games and lost five as they won a Big West South title, a Big West tournament title and an appearance in the NCAA tournament. The season did not start off as well as the team would have liked. They began the season with two wins and four losses, including a four...

In the dome

Soccer coach walks across field

Eduardo Miranda

November 21, 2016

The United States men’s soccer team had a historic last week, when they lost to Mexico and Costa Rica in their opening qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. These two results led to the firing of current coach Jurgen Klinsmann after five years in charge. This comes as a huge surprise as the...

Men’s soccer eliminated from NCAA Tournament

CSUN soccer players sit on the field

Eduardo Miranda

November 18, 2016

A 76-minute goal from NCAA tournament debutant, the University of the Pacific Tigers, stunned the CSUN Matadors at Matador Stadium. This was the Matadors seventh appearance in the NCAA tournament, last time seeing round one was in 2013. As for the Tigers, this was their first appearance in the tournament. The...

In The Dome

Oklahoma city basketball player yells to officials on the court

Eduardo Miranda

November 16, 2016

The NBA season is still new, but so far there are two players who have made a case for MVP, and if you play fantasy basketball, have been the best pickups so far. Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis are off to unbelievable starts to their season. The Thunder have six wins in ten games and the Pelicans ...

Matadors win Big West title and head to NCAA

Team cheers and holds up trophy

Eduardo Miranda

November 13, 2016

The CSUN men’s soccer team defeated the Cal State Fullerton Titans, 2-1 in double overtime to be crowned the 2016 Big West champions and reach the NCAA tournament. The Matador Stadium hosted the final game of the Big West tournament between the Matadors and their division rivals. The stands were...

Matadors host Big West Finals

CSUN and CSUF player aim for a header

Eduardo Miranda

November 10, 2016

The Matadors defeated the Sacramento State Hornets in a penalty shootout to reach and host the final of the Big West tournament. The game was played in Matador Stadium with the stands flooded in red and the sounds of the vuvuzelas in the air. Going into the game, the winner would be a finalist in...

In The Dome

Basketball players run across the court

Eduardo Miranda

November 8, 2016

The Los Angeles Lakers are sitting with a 4-3 record at the beginning of the season. This is a surprise for many as the Lakers are playing their first season without Kobe Bryant and a true superstar player. The team has looked impressive in their wins and losses, but there is still some work to be do...

Student athlete success on and off field

CSUN soccer player runs to take the ball from opposing team

Eduardo Miranda

November 2, 2016

When some people hear about student athletes, the talk has been negative as of late. There have been investigations from the NCAA on what schools do to make sure their student-athlete are able to play the following season. There is little said about student athletes who find success in and out of th...

MLS please change your calendar

Photo shows MLS logo

Eduardo Miranda

November 1, 2016

Major League Soccer (MLS) began in 1993 and has become a major player in the United States’ sport makeup. This is a league that in the beginning had a ridiculous hockey style penalty shootout, which the league eventually eliminated. The MLS has seen plenty of expansion of teams in the league, television r...

Matadors win Big West South title

Soccer player gets ready to pass the ball

Eduardo Miranda

October 30, 2016

The Matadors played their final game of the regular season against the UC Riverside Highlander, and they came away with a 1-0 win. They needed either the win, or a Cal State Fullerton tie to clinch the top spot in the Big West South. They were also playing for a bye in the first round of the playoffs...

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