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Dean Jay Kvapil will retire at the end of July

Dean Jay Kvapil will retire at the end of July

Kenneth Berry

July 7, 2015

Dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, Jay Kvapil, announced Monday that he will retire at the end of July due to ongoing health issues. Kvapil served as Dean for the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communications for the 2014-2015 academic year. "I wish I could...

State of the NBA: The center position is obsolete in today’s NBA

State of the NBA: The center position is obsolete in today’s NBA

Kenneth Berry

July 5, 2015

In what was the highest-rated NBA Finals ever on ABC, the world was witness to one of the greatest performances in Finals history by forward Lebron James and regular season Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry. The world was also witness to the complete dismissal of the center position all series long...

ICYMI: 55 CSUN student-athletes make the 2015 All-Big West Conference academic team

ICYMI: 55 CSUN student-athletes make the 2015 All-Big West Conference academic team

Kenneth Berry

July 5, 2015

55 CSUN student-athletes from 11 different sports were named to the 2015 Academic All-Big West winter and spring sports teams on Tuesday. To earn the recognition, a student-athlete must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, be in at least his or her second academic year at their institution...

Track & Field: Carl Horsley and Marie Veale’s seasons ends at USA Outdoor Championships

Track & Field: Carl Horsley and Marie Veale’s seasons ends at USA Outdoor Championships

Kenneth Berry

June 29, 2015

Senior Carl Horsley and Junior Marie Veale's seasons ended in the preliminary heats of the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The USA Outdoor Championships took place from Friday, June 25 to Sunday, June 27. Horsley, a 2015 All-American, Horsley ran 10.32 seconds in the...

Sand Volleyball: Big West officially adds Sand Volleyball as 17th sport

Sand Volleyball: Big West officially adds Sand Volleyball as 17th sport

Kenneth Berry

June 26, 2015

The Big West Conference announced in a press release that sand volleyball will be added as the conference's 17th sponsored sport on Friday. CSUN Sand Volleyball will only be in it's third season of existence. The team will play Cal Poly, Hawai'i, Long Beach State, and associate members CSU Bakersfield...

Desirae Crittenden dies at 19; remembered as kind, outgoing

Desirae Crittenden dies at 19; remembered as kind, outgoing

Kenneth Berry

June 24, 2015

Desirae Crittenden, a Turlock, Calif. native and CSUN student died in a car crash on Sunday,  June 21. She was 19. The fatal collision claimed Crittenden's life but the impact she left behind was unforgettable. "Desirae Crittenden was tons of fun growing up, but a bit shy in the beginning and ou...

Northridge community remembers Desirae Crittenden

Northridge community remembers Desirae Crittenden

Kenneth Berry

June 22, 2015

CSUN honor student Desirae Crittenden was killed in a car crash early Sunday morning, and the news of her death has rocked the Northridge community. Reactions poured out from social media from friends and family paying respect to the victim of a suspected DUI collision. The accident is still undergoing i...

Ashlee Guay and Olympia Jewett announced as nominees for the 2015 Women of the Year Award

Ashlee Guay and Olympia Jewett announced as nominees for the 2015 Women of the Year Award

Kenneth Berry

June 19, 2015

The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Friday that indoor and outdoor track and field student-athlete Olympia Jewett and all-time scoring Ashlee Guay as nominees for the 2015 Woman of the Year Award. The award is in it's twenty-fifth year and honors graduating female college athlete...

Baseball: Calvin Copping drafted by Washington Nationals in 25th round of 2015 MLB Draft

Baseball: Calvin Copping drafted by Washington Nationals in 25th round of 2015 MLB Draft

Kenneth Berry

June 10, 2015

Junior pitcher Calvin Copping will forego his senior year at CSUN after the Washington Nationals drafted him 764th overall in the 25th round. The right-hander had a career-high six wins, 86 strikeouts in 88.2 innings pitched. Copping had a career-low 3.05 ERA with 14 games started in 15 appearances. "It's...

Baseball: Jerry Keel drafted by San Diego Padres in ninth round of 2015 MLB Draft

Baseball: Jerry Keel drafted by San Diego Padres in ninth round of 2015 MLB Draft

Kenneth Berry

June 9, 2015

Senior pitcher Jerry Keel was drafted by the San Diego Padres, 267th overall in the ninth round of the 2015 MLB Draft, making him the highest drafted Matador since the Toronto Blue Jays selected Brian Slover in the eighth round in 2009. Keel's selection makes it 11 straight years that a CSUN player...

Softball: Zoe Conley added as alternate to USA Junior Women’s National Team

Softball: Zoe Conley added as alternate to USA Junior Women’s National Team

Kenneth Berry

June 9, 2015

CSUN freshman softball pitcher, Zoe Conley, was named an alternate for the USA Junior Women's National Team according to a press release by CSUN Athletics and USA Softball on Monday. The reigning 2015 Big West Freshman Pitcher of the Year and First Team National Fastpitch Coaches Association [NFCA]...

Baseball: Streak of drafted CSUN players on the line at the 2015 MLB Draft

Baseball: Streak of drafted CSUN players on the line at the 2015 MLB Draft

Kenneth Berry

June 8, 2015

The 2015 Major League Baseball draft, which begins on Monday, June 8, and continues through Wednesday, June 10 could continue the streak of Matador players that have been drafted since 2005. The draft will cover the first two rounds which includes compensation and competitive balance picks. It wil...

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