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Matadors beat USC to improve to 6-0

The CSUN men's volleyball team extended their winning streak to six after defeating the USC Trojans on Friday night. (File photo / The Sundial)

Leni Maiai

January 16, 2016

With CSUN's Friday night win against the University of Southern California Trojans (0-3 overall, 0-1 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) the Matador Men’s Volleyball team extended its record to a perfect 6-0 (2-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation). This is a record unseen in CSUN men’s volleyball...

Mass shootings has many calling for more gun control

Activists for more gun control gather in front of Los Angeles City Hall for a rally prior to a vote by the Los Angeles City Council vote that would ban the possession of large capacity firearm magazines, on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Leni Maiai

December 9, 2015

The Second Amendment has polarized America for years, but as mass shootings plague the nation at a rate of more than one a day, the subject has been thrown full-force back into the public discourse. CSUN is not immune to these discussions. Students and professors across the campus hold a range of st...

Security measures in place at CSUN in case of mass shooter

Students look through a window marked with bullet holes at the IV Deli in the Isla Vista neighborhood of Santa Barbara, Calif., Saturday, May 24, 2014. A shooting rampage on Friday left seven dead near the University of California, Santa Barbara. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Leni Maiai

December 4, 2015

Shooters killed at least 14 people and wounded an additional 17 at a center for people with developmental disabilities in San Bernardino, Calif., according to San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan.Police killed two suspects and a third was detained close to the scene, Burguan said.CSUN student Eric Jones, major...

Student detained after trying to kiss demonstrator

Captain Fernando Hernandez speaks to Ysidro Mensoza in events to the incident that occurred with CSUN student previously.

Leni Maiai

November 9, 2015

A student was detained at Sierra Quad after he tried to kiss a man demonstrating on campus. Communication major Maximilian Britchta, 23, attempted to kiss the cheek of Ysidro Mendoza who came to campus to demonstrate against what he called the “sins of sodomy.” Officers arrived at noon as a...

Women’s basketball: Last season’s reserves must now step up

The Matadors appear to be gaining momentum, winning two straight after an eight-game losing streak. (File Photo / Raul Martinez / The Sundial)

Leni Maiai

November 4, 2015

After hoisting up the Big West Conference championship trophy the past two seasons, expectations are sky-high for CSUN women's basketball. This year’s squad, however, cannot be measured by the same stick. The team loses frontcourt and backcourt cornerstones in Camille Mahlknecht and Ashlee Guay,...

The key players for CSUN men’s basketball this season

Junior guard Aaron Parks drives to the basket in a 2015 game against Hawaii. He and sophomore Jerron Wilbut were instrumental in a 76-74 comeback victory against Cal Poly on Jan 21.  (File Photo/The Sundial)

Leni Maiai

November 4, 2015

Despite having several new players at his disposal this season, CSUN men's basketball head coach Reggie Theus will be reliant on players who played during last season's 10-24 campaign. Although the newcomers captivate with their athleticism, the upperclassmen provide the team with proven playmakers who ha...

Students read banned books with author Cecil Castellucci

Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Leni Maiai

October 1, 2015

Students and faculty packed the Presentation Room of the Oviatt Library Wednesday as students read excerpts from books that have been banned and censored throughout American history to celebrate banned books week. The event featured speeches from Elizabeth Blakey, assistant professor of journalism...

CSUN Athletics Gets the Navy SEAL Treatment

Redshirt freshman Jakob Karlsson is assisted by his teammates in flipping a 280-pound log. (Leni Maiai / The Sundial)

Leni Maiai

September 28, 2015

On a small island just off the coast of San Diego, William Hart tries to keep his mind off of his aching legs. Around him, some comrades have fallen to the ground, legs fractured and unable to continue. It is Wednesday morning, half way through “hell week,” but Hart can feel the end closing in....

CSUN Climbing Club Excels With Help of Rock Wall

Colby Decoteau show's his palms, rugged from years of climbing. Leni Maiai / The Sundail

Leni Maiai

September 10, 2015

When going in for your daily bicep sculpting session at CSUN’s Student Recreation Center, it can be sometimes easy to miss the giant rock that protrudes from the foyer like Titanic’s iceberg. Perhaps even easier to miss, are the human-spiders that climb the huge, artificial rock. One such spider-man...

Fraternities and sororities commence rushing for the Fall Semester

Leni Maiai

July 27, 2015

Only a week after the economically unstable Greece was bailed out, CSUN’s Greek system has a bailout plan of their own. On Wednesday, July 22, representatives of the Greek community and the CSUN New Member Intake Committee met at the Northridge Center in the University Student Union to discus...

CSUN Jazz Setting a New Standard

CSUN jazz band members play at the senior recital in Cypress Hall. From left; Adam Hersh, Shai Golan, Evan Walmire, Andy McCauley. (Leni Maiai / Contributor)

Leni Maiai

May 6, 2015

Nestled near the bottom of Northridge campus with an unassuming red brick facade, Cypress Hall hardly endears itself to the casual passer-by. However enter through the doors and one can start to understand the magic within. In a small room on the second floor sits Matt Harris, director of CSUN’s...

Latino/a alumni share individual life experiences, give valuable advice during panel

CSUN alumnus Humberto Garcia discusses his journey as a civil rights attorney at an alumni panel on March 26. (Leni Maiai/Sundial Contributor)

Leni Maiai

March 26, 2015

With less than a week until Cesar Chavez day, Chicano issues are at the forefront of the American consciousness. Four successful CSUN alumni, hailing from a wide range of careers, shared their unique Chicano perspectives at a panel discussion Wednesday night at the Grand Salon. The panelists detailed...

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