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Death by drone. Obama: oops

A Predator drone in Kandahar, Afghanistan. A growing fleet of U.S. spy planes and drones in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere alllows Air Force analysts to gather intelligence without ground combat troops. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Richard Kontas

April 30, 2015

So, President Barack Obama was on TV Thursday to explain that we had inadvertently killed two hostages back in January and he felt the obligation to bring this information to the public. The news reports raise some troubling questions. As of now I have no faith whatsoever in either the drone program...

Track & Field: Matadors almost complete the Mondo Mid Major Challenge

File Photo/Sundial Photo credit: Richard Kontas

Richard Kontas

April 5, 2015

The Matador track and field team completed the second part of their northern California road trip in Sacramento on Saturday, April 4 at the CSU-Sacramento Hornet stadium when they competed in the “Mondo Mid Major Challenge.” In summation, the women's team did great. They missed winning the meet...

Track and Field: CSUN sets records at San Francisco State Distance Carnival

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Richard Kontas

April 4, 2015

The Matadors traveled north to compete in the San Francisco State Distance Carnival at Cox Stadium on Friday, April 3. CSUN junior Anass Zouhry pulled off a double-whammy, setting a new  meet record in the men's 1,500 meter running 3:45.13 while capturing first place honors by topping a field of...

Track and Field: CSUN has strong showing at the Northridge Invitational

Junior Elizabeth Nelson is well on her way to victory in the Women's 3000 meter race on Saturday, March 21 at The Matador Track Complex. Photo credit: Richard Kontas

Richard Kontas

March 22, 2015

For the second week in a row junior Elizabeth Nelson has run away from the field in the 3000-meter race. She lapped two runners on the way to her 10 minute, 8.57 second victory, which was a full 20.31 seconds faster than the nearest competitor. "I feel good, I had fun today," Nelson said. "I'm more...

Track and Field: CSUN Invitational sees seven first place finishes

Senior Chris Bryant jumps 22 feet, 1.75 inches, during the CSUN Invitational mens long jump held Saturday, March 14 at the Matador Track and Field Complex. Photo credit: Richard Kontas

Richard Kontas

March 16, 2015

The Matador Track & Field Complex hosted the CSUN Invitational meet on a blistering 90 degree valley day. Matador junior Elizabeth Nelson smoked the field, finishing first in the womens 3000-meter in 10 minutes, 14.69 seconds, and third in the 1500-meter (4:36.58). "So far it's going really...

Track: All Comers Meet attracts alumni, athletes, and more

Long jumper Narc Narcisses (unattached) dominated the field for the second time in two meets beating his Feb. 7 best of 22’ with an amazing 24’ 1” jump. (Richard Kontas / Sundial Staff Photographer). Photo credit: Richard Kontas

Richard Kontas

February 25, 2015

Father-son teams, CSUN alumni, parents and their children, and even a future American Ninja Warrior graced the All Comers meet as the occasional CSUN-sponsored track meet carried on under gloomy skies. What started as a chilly overcast morning turned into a warm and sunny afternoon both for the weather...

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