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Students reflect during MambaDay

Student wears Lakers jersey

James Fike

April 13, 2016

Tonight Kobe Bryant, 20-year shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers, will play his final game for the NBA. He earned five NBA titles, two Olympic gold medals, was the 2007-2008 Season MVP and earned back-to back NBA Finals MVP awards in the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons. Drafted straight out of...

Bull Ring finalists move to next round

Man stands along another man who is holding a pole invention

James Fike

April 9, 2016

Eager entrepreneurial Matadors gathered in the Ferman Presentation Room on Thursday to put their ventures to the test and put others to rest.The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, as well as the LACI@CSUN, hosted the inaugural Bull Ring New Venture Competition Semi-Finals. The competiti...

Weekend Recap in Matador Beach Volleyball

Athletes participate in a game of volleyball

James Fike

April 4, 2016

Thursday vs Long Beach StateThe Matadors beach volleyball came up short against No. 7 Long Beach State on a windy Thursday afternoon. After shutting out Concordia, CSUN could only produce one win against Long Beach State. Head coach Jeff Stork said he thought the wind played a factor late in the match."I...

ICYMI: CSUN continues win streak against Bears

Student water polo athlete throws ball

James Fike

March 30, 2016

The Matadors found themselves extending their winning streak to three against Brown on Tuesday at Matador Pool. After taking a 4-2 lead in the first quarter, the Bears of Brown were out scored 8-2 over the next three. Brown's Jessica Heilman struck first, and Marisa Koloktronis followed suit after...

Spring Broken: remedies for Spring Break-like behavior

Painting of tipped over beer cups

James Fike

March 29, 2016

Drinking and Spring Break go together like Jack and Coke. They seem to work in perfect harmony. What isn't harmonious is your body's response to excess alcohol consumption. It's the dreaded hangover. Everyone seems to have their perfect hangover cure, whether it be more of the vile substance or just...

Wrestling club puts students on the mat

Brian Iguaran (left) sizing up Guy Kedjejian (right) at the CSUN wrestling club. (James Fike/The Sundial)

James Fike

March 20, 2016

Wrestling is one of the oldest sports and purest form of competition. The CSUN wrestling club began in fall 2014 by two former wrestlers, Brian Iguaran and Guy Kedjejian. Iguaran, a biology major, is president. While Kedjejian, a mechanical engineer major, is vice president. According to Kedjejian,...

START program provides students with HIV testing

Dani Voosen (left), Edith Gomez and Khajan Singh (right) working at the Start Program's tent outside of Arbor Grill on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Photo credit: James Fike

James Fike

March 14, 2016

The Services Telehealth and Rapid Testing (START) program offers health services to all CSUN students.The program got started when Bethany Rainisch, a CSUN health science professor, received a 3-year federal grant for the START program, according to Project Coordinator Linn Dahlman.One of the services...

Bite into fresh sushi at campus eatery

Bamboo Terrace offers a daily menu. It includes dishes such as chow nein noodles, sushi, orange chicken and eggrolls.

James Fike

March 9, 2016

The Bamboo Terrace, located next to Geronimo’s, is a restaurant aimed at immersing Matadors in culture. The cuisine served at Bamboo Terrace is all Pan-Asian inspired. Daily menu items range from orange chicken to fried rice and even sushi, according to the CSUN dining menu. Bamboo Terrace was built beca...

More than 100 people evacuated after fire alarm sounds

More than 100 people evacuated after fire alarm sounds

James Fike

March 9, 2016

Students, faculty and staff in Jerome Richfield Hall evacuated the building this morning after someone pulled the fire alarm. The building was evacuated around 11 a.m. and more than 100 people waited outside for the building to be cleared for re-entry. According to students outside Jerome Richfield Hal...

Student professional directs senior thesis film

Daniel Yonathan, 22, is a CSUN film student. Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial

James Fike

February 25, 2016

For a Halloween film contest, a CSUN student teamed up with American filmmaker Eli Roth and Jack Davis,* for his 15-second horror thriller "Who Wants to Play With the Rabbit?" The video has more than 140,000* views on CryptTV, an online site that pushes the boundaries of short-form, horror-based con...

Arraingment date set for man charged in double homicide

Brian Anthony Gonzales, 24, also known as

James Fike

February 17, 2016

An arraignment date has been scheduled for Friday, Feb. 26, for the man who was charged with two counts of murder, involving his ex-girlfriend who was a CSUN student. Brian Anthony Gonzales, 24, also known as "Brian Hammons,"will appear in the Van Nuys Courthouse, according to a release. Gonzales...

The King of Craft: custom craft concoctions, local brews

Craft Beer Kings features an eclectic selection of domestic and local beers. (James Fike /The Sundial)

James Fike

February 16, 2016

From its beginnings as a family-run grocery to its transformation to a bottle shop, Craft Beer Kings' mission has never changed: to serve its public as best it can. At Craft Beer Kings, there is something for everyone. "We carry everything," said Moe Salamh, Craft Beer Kings' chief operating offic...

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