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John Debney concert brings Disney magic to CSUN

People answer questions on stage at VPAC

Peter Felsch

May 13, 2016

CSUN was graced with the magic of Disney Thursday night as guest composer John Debney, and music majors performed in front of a sold out VPAC audience. The scores on the night were composed and arranged by the students leading up to Debney's pieces, and the mixture of different genres past and present...

Gender, sexuality discussed in lecture series “Sex in the Library”

Juan Garcia gives a speech in the Oviatt Library

Peter Felsch

May 4, 2016

The lecture series "Sex in the Library: Policy, Power, and Privilege" discussing the issues surrounding gender identity and sexuality, was held in the Oviatt Library Tuesday afternoon in front of a group of CSUN students and faculty members. The lecture featured a panel of seven students in the Queer...

Cannabis kings—highest members in professional sports

Logo of baseball player and marijuana

Peter Felsch

April 20, 2016

The debate and regulations on marijuana use by athletes picked up steam amidst the recent headlines of Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon testing positive for marijuana. Within each league, there are different drug policies about marijuana. In an article by Michael Freeman of Bleacher Report, 15 out of 16 anon...

ICYMI: CSUN falls to UC Irvine 0-3

CSUN was able to get an easy win against UC San Diego on Feb. 19, 2016. None of the three sets were closer than eight points. (File Photo / David Hawkins / The Sundial)

Peter Felsch

April 10, 2016

CSUN men’s volleyball fell in straight sets to UC Irvine in Thursday night's conference match. The 10th ranked Matadors came up short against the Anteaters and no longer control their destiny for a birth into the MPSF playoffs. The first set ended in a 25-17 loss behind Irvine's .632 hit percentage...


Senior Sabrina Man-Son-Hing gets low to go after a point during a doubles match against UC Irvine. Photo credit by Michelle Reuter/ Daily Sundial

Peter Felsch

April 3, 2016

CSUN women's tennis lost, 4-3, to the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos on Friday afternoon in a Big West Conference match. The Matadors managed to claim the doubles point against UCSB but fell in singles action, placing them at 8-10 overall on the season and 2-3 in conference. Juniors Kristen Poei and...

CSUN holds off George Mason behind strong pitching

Max Zeronian / File Photo

Peter Felsch

March 3, 2016

CSUN was powered by strong pitching, as they defeated the George Mason Patriots, 1-0 on the road on Thursday. The Matadors were led by senior pitcher Angel Rodriguez. He dominated on the mound striking out 12 batters, including the first 11 he faced, allowing three hits and earned a complete game...

CSUN’s bats power Matadors past Northern Colorado

Elias Orona, sophomore outfielder, slides safely into home in the bottom of the fourth to give CSUN a two run lead, February 26, 2016. Orona batted one for four in Friday's game. (Max Zeronian/Sundial)

Peter Felsch

February 27, 2016

The CSUN baseball team outlasted Nothern Colorado on Friday afternoon matchup 5-2. The win put baseball over .500, at 3-2. It was a strong day on both sides for the Matadors as senior pitcher Rayne Raven had a solid outing on the mound going 6 innings and striking out 6. The bats also came alive...

Faculty Senate discusses cheaper textbooks and student athlete GPA increase

Cheryl Spector, Director of First Year Experience, at her office in the Cielo Suit in Sierra Hall on July 27, 2013. (File photo/ The Sundial)

Peter Felsch

February 24, 2016

CSUN's faculty senate met to discuss the Affordable Learning Solutions Resolution and faculty elections in the Jack and Florence Ferman presentation room Feb. 18.Reports by the Educational Policies Committee were presented as well as provost and CFA reports. The meeting was mediated by faculty presi...

CSUN looks to rebound against Hawaii

CSUN will look to junior Aaron Parks to ignite the offense after falling to UC Irvine last week. (File Photo / David Hawkins / The Sundial)

Peter Felsch

February 18, 2016

The CSUN Men's basketball team (9-16, 4-6 Big West) look to recover against a surging University of Hawaii squad Warriors (20-3, 9-1 Big West) on Thursday Feb. 18 at the Matadome. CSUN is coming off of a loss against the UC Irivine Anteaters, 93-84. Against UC Irvine, Junior Gaurd Kendall Smith...

Oscar nominees respond to lack of diversity

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith are two of many celebrity endorsers of an Oscars boycott, due to lack of diversity in the nominations. (Steve Granitz/WireImages/Getty Images)

Peter Felsch

February 17, 2016

The 88th annual Oscars are on the horizon and the Academy is under high scrutiny leading up to the event by the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. For the second year in a row, there were no people of color nominated in any of the major categories and it has sprung a resistance among fellow actors who have...

CSUN searches for second straight win against Long Beach State

Senior forward Tre Hale-Edmerson closed out his career in the top 10 in blocks, assists, steals and rebounds in CSUN history. (File Photo / Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial)

Peter Felsch

February 5, 2016

Coming off a victory in the Matadome, CSUN (8-14, 3-5 Big West) travels to Long Beach State this Saturday and is looking to continue it's momentum in conference play. The Matadors overcame late struggles to beat UC Riverside 73-71 in last week's battle. The efforts were led by Sophmore Michael Warren,...

CSUN Men’s Volleyball comes up short against top ranked UCLA

Errors cost the Matadors as they fell to the No. UCLA Bruins on Saturday. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Peter Felsch

February 2, 2016

The 12th-ranked CSUN men's volleyball team took its second straight loss Friday night in a road match against No. 1 UCLA. They gave the Bruins a good fight falling in four sets, 20-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-19 at Pauley Pavilion. The Matadors (7-2, 2-2 MPSF) had several high points in the match after freshman...

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