The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Students plan to spend summer at the beach

Eric Gonzalez May 8, 2009

Finally the end of the school year has come. After what felt like the longest semester ever, it is time to relax and enjoy the sun over summer vacation.

One would think that living in LA means never wanting to be anywhere else since there are so many places to check out, but it seems that most CSUN students would much rather get out of the valley.

CSUN ends up fourth in tournament

Eric Gonzalez April 27, 2009

The Cal State Northridge water polo team went into the Big West Tournament as the top seed, but finished the season fourth after losing 6-5 in overtime to UC Santa Barbara in the semifinals on Saturday and 10-6 to UC Davis a day after in the game for third place.

Lessons of dating can?t be found in a textbook

Eric Gonzalez April 22, 2009

Having a connection with someone is a great thing. When it is a member of the opposite sex, it seems to be even better.

The problem with having that special bond and keeping it is you may have to walk the plank into the relationship pool.

Water … Polo! … CSUN’s No. 1

Eric Gonzalez April 20, 2009

The Matadors water polo team (20-14, 4-1 Big West) closed out the regular season with a 17-6 win against Cal State San Bernardino (10-22, 2-10 WWPA) on Sunday and got the top seed in the conference. The accomplishment earned the Matadors a first round bye in next weekend's Big West Championship.

Succesful last home cooking

Eric Gonzalez April 4, 2009

It was a hard-fought night, but the Trojans couldn't match the fury of the Matadors men's volleyball team' (21-5, 14-5 MPSF) on Friday night. Northridge, playing in its final home game of the regular season, knocked down USC in four sets, winning 3-1 (30-27, 30-28, 29-31 and 30-21).

Students stay home during spring break

Eric Gonzalez March 27, 2009

Spring break has always been a time for students to get crazy and let loose. They can run around and act wreckless because they are young and free. But this year things are changing for some students around CSUN.

'I am probably going to spend my break looking for an internship and working,' said Jordan-Alicia Machado, a 22-year-old biology major. 'I have bills to pay so I can't really go anywhere this year.'

Dance joins the ranks of reality television

Eric Gonzalez March 17, 2009

The MTV show 'America's Best Dance Crew' (ABDC) has amazed a lot of people and made me give up my Thursday night college parties.

Run ends in second round

Eric Gonzalez March 12, 2009

The Mustangs of Cal Poly were too big, too strong and too quick for the Matadors women's basketball team on Thursday, when their season ended by way of a 74-65 loss in the second round of the Big West Tournament at the Anaheim Convention Center.

No. 8 is better than No. 5

Eric Gonzalez March 12, 2009

With new jerseys and a new look, the Matadors women's basketball team showed the Big West Conference why they deserved the eighth spot in its tournament, beating the fifth-seeded Aggies, 64-56, on Wednesday at the Anaheim Convention Center. CSUN advanced to the quarterfinals and face No. 3 Cal Poly today at noon.

Get to know … #5, Katrina Thompson

Eric Gonzalez March 11, 2009

Did you know Katrina Thompson's favorite athlete is Chicago Bulls forward Joakim Noah? Learn more about the women's basketball team senior in this piece.

Let the underdogs out

Eric Gonzalez March 10, 2009

As the CSUN women's basketball team prepares for their Big West Tournament first round match against UC Davis on Wednesday (12:00 p.m.), the Matadors took a moment to look at their season, analize their chances and get some recognition.

Back to the tournament

Eric Gonzalez March 8, 2009

The women's basketball team got its much-needed win, 70-61 against Pacific, and made it back into the Big West Tournament. CSUN got some help from UC Santa Barbara, which defeated Long Beach State, eliminating it from the postseason and boosting the Matadors into it.

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