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Tentative trial date set for Fernandez

Image of missing man, Abdullah Alkadi
Sarah Goulding April 15, 2016

Over a year after his arrest, Fernandez is on the cusp of a trial. In a room of no more than 20, the tentative date was set for no later than May 23. In October of 2014, Agustin Rosendo Fernandez, 28,...

Postseason basketball ban raises questions on athletes’ academics

Basketball opponents play one-on-one
Sarah Goulding March 16, 2016

This 2015–2016 season, CSUN has self imposed a postseason ban for the men's basketball team due to “violations of team and university policies.” Though the exact nature of these violations has not...

Week in Matador sports (1/27-2/3)

Tavrion Dawson rises up over everyone and scores one of many lay-ups as he would finish the night with 10 points in the home opner win versus Vanguard by a final score of 52-72 at the Matadome on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. (Raul Martinez / The Sundial)
Sarah Goulding January 27, 2016

January 27 - Men's basketball vs. UC Irvine (Matadome, 7 p.m.) - Men's volleyball @ UC Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara, 7 p.m.) January 28 - Women's basketball @ UC Irvine (UC Irvine, 7 p.m.) January...

Men’s basketball admits violation, self-imposes ban

CSUN captured the lead twice in the last five minutes, but once again, faltered in the closing moments (File Photo / Raul Martinez / The Sundial)
Sarah Goulding January 7, 2016

CSUN’s men’s basketball team has self-imposed a 2016 post-season ban after acknowledging violations in its 2014-2015 season. CSUN Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Brandon E. Martin made the...

CSUN ends season on a high note, defeating CSUF in five sets

CSUN celebrates a sweep of Fullerton in the Matadome on Nov. 10. They defeated the Titans again 11 days later in a thrilling five-set match. Photo credit: Alejandro Aranda
Sarah Goulding November 22, 2015

In their season finale on Saturday, Nov. 21, against Cal State Fullerton, the CSUN women's volleyball team pulled off their second consecutive five set comeback after being down two sets to none, 25-23,...

CSUN rallies for thrilling senior night victory

The Matadors celebrate a Sept. 26 victory against UC Davis. They were able to do the same in the final home game of the year against UC Riverside on Friday. Photo credit: Alejandro Aranda
Sarah Goulding November 21, 2015

Down two sets to none, in their final Black Top appearance of the season, the Matadors came from behind to beat UC Riverside in five sets, 23-25, 22-25, 25-23, 25-22, 15-12. “We’re a multi-faceted...

Student organizations deliver letter to President Harrison to emphasize diversity on campus

Students hold hands at President Dianne Harris office as CSUN students hand her a letter for a meeting request on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (Raul Martinez / The Sundial)
Sarah Goulding November 19, 2015

Multiple student organizations, representing different ethnicities, delivered a letter to President Dianne Harrison requesting a meeting with her. Holding hands, the students walked through University...

CSUN swept by Long Beach State

The Matadors were competitive for the majority of sets, but they are looking for answers after falling to the 49ers in straight sets. Photo credit: David Hawkins
Sarah Goulding November 14, 2015

After sweeping the California State University, Fullerton Titans, the Matadors (6-20, 5-9 Big West) fell to Long Beach State 49ers (21-6, 11-3 Big West) in just three sets (25-23, 25-16, 25-22). “I...

‘The Power of Our Voice’ brings awareness to students on suicide prevention

Keynote speaker Dese'rae L. Stage talks about her history with depression and suicide at the Fifth Annual Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Summit on Oct. 28. (Alejandro Zizumbo/ The Sundial)
Sarah Goulding October 28, 2015

In hosting Los Angeles’ Fifth Annual Suicide Prevention Summit, “The Power of Our Voice: Hope, Help and Healing for High School and College Students” on Tuesday, CSUN provides a new perspective...

CSUN snaps losing streak, splits weekend games

CSUN women volleyball player attempts to spike volleyball over the net to opposing team.
Sarah Goulding October 26, 2015

The Matadors fall in straight sets After a four game road trip, the Matadors returned to the Matadome and fell to the Cal Poly Mustangs three sets to none (25-22, 25-22, 25-16). CSUN (4-15, 3-4 Big...

Students torn about daily fantasy sports

An illustration of a student focusing on a computer that reads,
Sarah Goulding October 21, 2015

Both professional and collegiate sports generate billions of dollars each year through fantasy gaming. The rapidly growing audience and steady rise in popularity continue to make fantasy sports one of...

ICYMI: Women’s volleyball falters on the road against Long Beach State

CSUN volleyball player spikes ball over net in an attempt for Long Beach State to fail to return it.
Sarah Goulding October 19, 2015

In their final match of the four-game road trip, the Matadors (4-14, 3-3) were swept by Long Beach State (15-5, 5-2) 25-21, 25-19, 25-16 at the Walter Pyramid, CSUN was out hit .188 to the 49ers' .389. Leading...

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