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Safety Fair aims to educate campus about sexual violence

Students work at a table at the safety fair

Martin Torres

December 6, 2016

Students gathered at the Safety fair hosted by Associated Students on Tuesday to raise awareness about sexual violence, rape and discrimination on campus.Sean Hosen Jenkins, president of the CSUN MenCARE, wanted to educate on how society and gender norms can cause violence.“We work with Project...

A look back at the 2016 women’s soccer season

CSUN soccer players pile on top of another after winning the game

Martin Torres

November 27, 2016

The CSUN women’s soccer team finished off the season with a record of 11-5-5, and saw the Matadors win the Big West Conference Championship. At home, the Matadors were almost unbeatable; only losing two games out of 11 played matches. The road was a different story with a record of 4-3-2. In...

CSUN women’s volleyball fall to Cal Poly

CSUN volleyball team stands in formation before the game begins again

Martin Torres

October 22, 2016

The CSUN women’s volleyball came in with a record of 6-12 to play Cal Poly Friday at 7 p.m. Away from home, the Matadors are 3-5 and are currently braving a four game losing streak. At home, the team has not had success as they are currently 0-3 in the Matadome. CSUN took advantage early due to ...

CSUN women’s soccer set new school record

Matador soccer team shown on field celebrating a goal

Martin Torres

October 15, 2016

The CSUN women's soccer team faced the UC Riverside Highlanders at the Matador Soccer field on Thursday and came away with a 1-0 win. The Matadors came into the game ranking second in the Big West Conference standings with an overall record of 7-3-5 compared to UCR who was last in the standings. The...

CSUN women’s volleyball looking to close season strong

CSUN women's volleyball huddles together during a game

Martin Torres

October 5, 2016

The CSUN women’s volleyball team reached the mid-point of their season with a record of 6-10. They spent much of the first half of the season away from home, compiling a 3-4 record, and a 3-4 record on neutral ground. They opened the season with loses to Lipscomb and Pepperdine University, and a win...

CSUN women’s soccer lose close game against Long Beach State

CSUN player steals ball from opposing team

Martin Torres

October 3, 2016

**Sundial wants to formally apologize, this story is corrected from the original version. The final outcome of the game was reported incorrectly. The CSUN women's soccer team played the Long Beach State 49ers to a 2-1 loss on Sunday. Long Beach State went on the offensive early in the match with...

CSUN women’s volleyball vs. Santa Barbara

CSUN player dives to hit the ball

Martin Torres

October 1, 2016

The CSUN women's volleyball team had their home opener against UC Santa Barbara in the Matadome Sept. 30. The Matadors came in wins over Utah Valley, UC Irvine and UC Davis. CSUN began the game with hopes of increasing their winning streak to four against UC Santa Barbara. Coach Jeff Stork said...

NCAA cancels seven championships in North Carolina

NCAA logo

Martin Torres

September 20, 2016

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) relocated seven championship games in North Carolina in protest of laws targeting the transgender community in Charlotte. This decision began with the NBA relocating its All-Star game in February from Charlotte to New Orleans as a result of the HB2...

Women’s volleyball falls to Eastern Washington

CSUN volleyball player hits the ball

Martin Torres

September 10, 2016

CSUN’s women's volleyball played Eastern Washington University on Friday in the UniWyo Invitational in hopes of going one game above 500. They came in with a record of 3-3 before the game even at a 500 percent winning percentage. Away from home, the team did not perform well going 0-2. Early on t...

CSUN Equipment manager hopes to serve for 35 years

Izzy checking each individual uniform to make sure there are no imperfections

Martin Torres

September 9, 2016

Walking through the halls at the Matadome, one can’t help but notice the individual who is doing laundry from morning to night, loading and unloading the washing machines, making sure student athletes are always taken care of. His office is filled with athletes saying "thank you Izzy" when pick...

California passes new bill redefining rape

Photo shows Brock Turner

Martin Torres

September 6, 2016

The definiton of rape in California changed after a new bill was introduced to enforce strict laws towards sexual assault and rape. According to a Los Angeles Times article, Assemblywomen Cristina Garcia of District 58 and Susan Talamantes Eggman of District 12 presented the AP 701 bill after the...

Women’s soccer drops home opener

CSUN goalie kicks the ball back out onto the field

Martin Torres

August 27, 2016

The CSUN women’s soccer team loses 1-0 in its first home game of the season against the North Dakota State Bisons. The game began with great defense from the Matadors. They pushed the tempo with every chance they got in hopes of scoring a goal early. North Dakota State was also pushing to the offensive,...

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