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Timeline: The era of Harrison

president harrison smiles whilst attending the protest

Lynn Rosado

May 3, 2017

June 2012: Dianne F. Harrison is named the fifth CSUN president. Before her position at CSUN, she was president at Cal State Monterey Bay since 2006, according to a Los Angeles Times article which announced her appointment. Aug. 2, 2012: Gov. Jerry Brown awarded Harrison, along with two other CSU ...

A Show 22 Years In The Making: Green Day returns to the Palladium

Billie Joe Armstrong raises his hands while performing a song

Lynn Rosado

October 19, 2016

Before Green Day took the stage, a sea of fans sang along to Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” with so much enthusiasm, it was as if Freddie Mercury had been resurrected. Once Green Day appeared, the crowd cheered for their favorite punk-rock band, who according to lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong,...

Junior pitcher strives in sudden leadership role

Woman holds baseball and mit

Lynn Rosado

May 11, 2016

Behind a serious attitude is a deep understanding of what it takes to be a competitor that wins. Daphne Pofek, 21, junior pitcher for the CSUN softball team and a criminology major, has taken on the task of leading her team on the mound and has done so successfully. After losing star pitchers Zoe...

CSUN softball completes sweep of UC Riverside

CSUN softball player pitches ball

Lynn Rosado

May 1, 2016

The CSUN softball team continued its dominance on the road by shutting out UC Riverside, 2-0, on Sunday. With the win, the Matadors secured a three game sweep of the Highlanders, improving their record to 30-20 overall and 10-5 in conference. The Matadors remain in second place in the Big West...

Physical therapy students recognized at Los Angeles Dodgers game

The dodgers high-five each other

Lynn Rosado

April 29, 2016

As a kid, CSUN student Joshua Hawkins, lived near Dodger Stadium and played as a catcher much like Brooklyn Dodgers Roy Campanella. Before Wednesday’s game against the Miami Marlins, the Los Angeles Dodgers honored 15 of CSUN’s Physical Therapy Doctoral students on the Dodger Stadium field with th...

CSUN baseball slumping in Big West play, despite strong record

Two CSUN baseball players meet up after ending

Lynn Rosado

April 20, 2016

Despite having long win streaks and beating Pac-12 teams, such as UCLA, the Matadors are currently struggling to match the success of the first half of the season. Although CSUN holds an overall record of 22-13, their conference record of 1-8 puts them in sixth place in the Big West. At one point,...

Senior infielder strives off, on field

CSUN baseball athlete carries baseball bat while smiling

Lynn Rosado

April 18, 2016

Senior infielder Branden Berry, 22, is among the top producers for the CSUN baseball team, but he’s more than just his stats. Born and raised in San Diego, Berry has been in love with the game since he first started playing tee-ball when he was five. Now in his last year playing college baseball,...

ICYMI: CSUN softball struggles to score, falls to UCLA

Softball athlete bats at home plate

Lynn Rosado

April 15, 2016

In a non-conference game, CSUN struggled to muster any offense, and was shutout by UCLA on Wednesday at Easton Stadium. The Matadors made one error and failed to score on four hits while giving up six runs on six hits to UCLA, losing 6-0. Junior starting pitcher Daphne Pofek took the loss after...

Matadors end losing streak, finish season with sweep

FILE PHOTO - CSUN finished their season by defeating UC San Diego in straight sets. (David J. Hawkins/The Sundial)

Lynn Rosado

April 11, 2016

The CSUN men’s volleyball team may have struggled this season, but the team ended it on a high note with a win against the University of California San Diego Tritons on Saturday night. In a quick and easy game, the Matadors beat the Tritons in three straight sets. CSUN not only outscored San...

ICYMI: Portland ends CSUN’s win streak

Baseball player slides into base

Lynn Rosado

March 27, 2016

Facing the University of Portland Pilots in a double header, the Matadors came back in the second game to win 2-1 in 15 innings, but could not do the same in the first losing 6-5. Junior starting pitcher Conner O’Neil went seven innings with two earned runs on three hits and nine strikeouts in the...

CSUN take advantage of shaky UCLA pitching in victory

Jose Ruiz, freshman left fielder, reaches first by a throwing error in the bottom of the fifth, March 8, 2016. Ruiz was also hit by a pitch in the game against the UCLA Bruins. Photo credit: Max Zeronian

Lynn Rosado

March 11, 2016

The CSUN baseball team’s return home was a victorious one. In a 20-12 defeat over the UCLA Bruins (6-6) on Tuesday, the Matadors hit three home runs and took advantage of the Bruins’ shaky pitching. Although the Matadors gave up 12 earned runs, the Bruins’ had trouble keeping the ball in...

Missed classes cost Ajayi final three games

CSUN men's basketball head coach Reggie Theus stares at Olalekan Ajayi as he walks off the court against Cal State L.A. on Nov. 5, 2015. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Lynn Rosado

March 10, 2016

CSUN men's basketball former center player, Olalekan Ajayi, said he didn't play in the last three games of the season because he skipped two days of class. Ajayi, who was banned from competing by the Athletics Department, said he skipped class during this spring semester to demonstrate his frustration...

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