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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Independent investigator leading probe into men’s basketball violations

Shaka Dixon November 30, 2014

The same independent investigator responsible for the university commissioned report concluding hazing occurred in incidents preceding the death of Armando Villa is now leading an ongoing probe targeting...

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Big West weary of NCAA stipends: Feature

Shaka Dixon November 24, 2014

Threatened with secession, the NCAA in August granted its most powerful conferences (ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC) partial rule-making autonomy and thus solidifying their near-dominion over...

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Out of eight new freshmen to join the CSUN mens basketball team this season, six have yet to dress for a game. the athletic department elected to sit several players due to potential violations of team rules and university policies.

CSUN Matador Bench Missing: Men’s Basketball

Shaka Dixon November 24, 2014

Before the sixth game of the season, CSUN men's basketball has yet to call on many of its new arrivals. Of the nine new additions to the 2014-15 roster, only three have debuted and over a third...

Men’s Basketball: Coach Theus discusses CSUN’s difficult Non-conference schedule

Shaka Dixon November 14, 2014

CSUN begins their 2014-2015 season against 15 non-conference opponents. Some opponents hope for NCAA Tournament glory, some hope for a bid and others just hope. The Matadors will use the early...

Landon Drew, junior, has found much success during his basketball career. Drew started playing at the age of four. During high school he won most valuable player twice and won plaques at the Redondo and San Diego tournaments. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/Photo Editor

Basketball Issue: Drew ready to take charge

Shaka Dixon November 12, 2014

  A minute away from polishing off a stunning second-half claw back from 21 points against heavily favored Utah, CSUN men’s basketball found its precarious three-point lead in the hands of...

A Pasadena bridge along Colorado Street over the Aroyo Seco river bed is known as Pasadenas Suicide Bridge. Ghosts on and under the bridge have been seen along with strange noises. Photo Credit: Vince Nguyen/ The Sundial

Enter if you dare: LA’s most popular haunted spots

Shaka Dixon October 29, 2014

With Halloween on the horizon, satisfy your seasonal appetite for the occult with one of these local haunts. Suicide Bridge When Jeannette Pykkonen returned to Pasadena to celebrate the 1993...

CSUN PD offers tips to stay safe on Craigslist, internet sites

Shaka Dixon October 28, 2014

Responding to the death of CSUN student Abdullah Alkadi, CSUN Department of Police Services (PD) issued tips to limit the risks associated with initiating transactions on Craigslist and similar websites. "You...

Video: Taking a stand for social justice

Video: ‘Taking a stand for social justice’

Shaka Dixon October 14, 2014 CSUN students gathered at the townhall meeting for "Taking a Stand for Social Justice". The meeting included dialogue on the issues of racial profiling, militarization, and...

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors open Big West Conference play against UCSB

Shaka Dixon October 2, 2014

Bloodied but unbowed, CSUN Women’s Soccer (3-7-1) enter Big West Conference play confident of a top four finish and a resulting ticket into the Big West Conference Tournament. “We expected to...

The NFL should have done more against players violent misconduct due to the violent nature of football. Photo illustration courtesy of MCT.

NFL players’ misconduct caused by violent culture of football

Shaka Dixon September 25, 2014

Football’s violent culture Junior varsity football is an eye-opening experience. It starts the during the fading weeks of the summer  as a one or two week training camp premised on the purported...

The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers are still the class of the NFC, but both have questions to face in 2014.

NFC contenders lead by familiar faces from the NFC West

Shaka Dixon September 9, 2014

The NFL season kicked off this past weekend, and the defending champs did not disappoint with a 16-36 defeat of the Green Bay Packers. However, their biggest competition in the NFC happens to be their...

AFC conference lead by three elite teams: NFL Column

AFC conference lead by three elite teams: NFL Column

Shaka Dixon September 4, 2014

  As NFL season nears, three imperfect teams enter the season as favorites to represent a largely pedestrian AFC in the Super Bowl. Denver Broncos The Denver Broncos remain the class...

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