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Basketball Reasons keep Clippers as king of Los Angeles: Column

Basketball Reasons keep Clippers as king of Los Angeles: Column

Moises Ajanel

December 5, 2014

“Basketball Reasons” is arguably the turning point for two Los Angeles franchises. One went from being a long-time NBA powerhouse, to a team whose current success hinders on how many games they are willing to lose in order to retain a draft pick. The other, is a championship contender captiv...

Students stage silent campus protest for Michael Brown

Members of the CSUN chapter of the Black Student Union lie on the ground in protest of the killing of Michael Brown, who was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. On Nov. 24, a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson in the shooting of the unarmed teenager.

Moises Ajanel

December 2, 2014

Despite Tuesday's heavy rains, students from the CSUN chapter of the Black Student Union staged a four-hour silent protest outside of Sierra Hall for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed black man who was shot and killed after a confrontation with police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. A...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN defeats Montana State in Thanksgiving Basketball Classic

Senior Cinnamon Lister goes airborne for her layup against Montana State during the Matadors' game on Friday night. Lister scored 11 points for the Matadors in their 78-66 win over Montana. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/Senior Photographer

Moises Ajanel

November 30, 2014

The Matadors continued to build on their hot start by defeating the Montana State Bobcats (78-66) in the second game of The Radisson Hotel Chatsworth Thanksgiving Basketball Classic at the Matadome on Nov. 28. In a game that featured 10 ties and 10 lead changes, the Matadors were finally able to ...

Student voices: reaction to Ferguson decision

Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

Moises Ajanel

November 25, 2014

“I support it (the court’s decision).” “I have a friend who’s an officer, and another friend who was in a similar situation where somebody held a gun to his partner’s head and [the cop] tased the guy but it wasn’t working. The guy was schizophrenic and I think he was on drugs. [...

Basketball Issue: Flowers creates family on and off the court

Coach Jason Flowers will be coaching the Matador women's basketball team for the next season making a total of five years coaching for the women. Flowers continues to build on the strong team by reflecting on past games and recruiting new players. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/ Photo Editor

Moises Ajanel

November 16, 2014

“Always family” is a constant reminder of the unity that comes from playing under head coach Jason Flowers. One can’t reference the CSUN women’s asketball team without the quote coming to mind. Flowers, a two-time Big West Conference Coach of the Year, is going into his fifth season a...

Bike theft persists, shifts to north of campus

Moises Ajanel

October 29, 2014

CSUN PD warns students to be highly vigilant of how they secure their bikes on campus, as the number of reported bike thefts this month approaches 10, and comes on the heels of four crime alerts and 19 reported thefts in September. Over a six-day period beginning on Sept. 24, an estimated two to three...

CSUN alumni shares his passion for magic

Joseph Tran, CSUN alumni, has followed his passion of performing arts through magic and social media. Tran graduated with a degree in theatre and multimedia production and says he

Moises Ajanel

October 22, 2014

Entertainers place themselves in the limelight with the objective of captivating the minds of audiences and garnering their support. What may seem like a simple task for a seasoned veteran like Joseph Tran, is actually a difficult one that troubles him to this day. Tran is a professional magic...

Athletics modernizes the CSUN brand

Through the first half of the season, the Matadors will rely on experience to defend a new Matadome floor, and they will take their games on the road against tough non-conference opponents. File Photo/ The Sundial

Moises Ajanel

September 24, 2014

CSUN’s complete overhaul of the Matador logo, athletics uniforms, the Matadome and the perimeters surrounding the athletic fields took steps towards Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Brandon Martin’s vision for the entire athletic department. “We want to be put in the same token as USC and...

Meet the Clubs Day places emphasis on student groups, organizations, services

Richere Barbeau (left), 20, junior art major, gives information to Jasmine Santos, 19, freshman speech pathology major, during the Meet the Clubs event on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 on Bayramian Lawn. Photo Credit: Alex Vejar/ The Sundial

Moises Ajanel

September 2, 2014

    Politics, community services, hobbies and Greek life were just some of the nearly 200 clubs and organizations catering to several hundred students at Bayramian Lawn for Meet the Clubs Day Tuesday. Several hundred students took time to visit Bayramian Lawn for Meet the Clubs Da...

New app lets CSUN students bypass lines for food, coffee

Moises Ajanel

September 2, 2014

Tapingo, a mobile based ordering software application for college campuses, is finally available for CSUN students. The idea behind the application is to decrease congestion during rushes at on campus restaurants and provide a service for students who are on-the-go, said Susan Dickman, programs and...

You snooze you lose

Illustration by Kristine Delicana/ Illustration Editor

Moises Ajanel

August 27, 2014

The idea that an alarm clock could be your best friend sounds far-fetched. The everyday battle where students send off their guardian called snooze to fight off the enemy known as early mornings never seems to end. Everyone is different, there are those that prefer to hit snooze several times and ...

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, fails to kill the box office

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, fails to kill the box office

Moises Ajanel

August 26, 2014

Have you ever dated someone that was appealing to eye but dull to the mind? Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller bring those emotions to life in their awaited sequel, ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.’ The film that is based on Miller’s graphic novel has its share of ooh’s and aah’s. The v...

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