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Women’s volleyball defeats UCR in four sets

Volleyball players jump up and reach for the ball

Tawnya Cervantes

November 19, 2016

CSUN women's volleyball defeated UC Riverside in four sets (25-27, 25-17, 25-19, 25-20) Friday night at the UC Riverside SRC Arena. The Matadors went down in the first set, but not without a fight, leading by seven to eight points until UCR managed to win the set with two extra points, 27-25. In...

Creative writing circle hosts fall feature reading

Home shown with pictures of Flannery O' Connor adorning the walls

Tawnya Cervantes

November 18, 2016

The Whitsett Room in Sierra Hall was filled with CSUN students as the Northridge Creative Writing Circle (NCWC) hosted their Fall feature reading with guest speakers and award-winning authors Natashia Deon and Dana Johnson on Thursday night.Dana Johnson, an American writer and associate professor at the Un...

ICYMI: Women’s volleyball falls short to Hawai’i

Volleyball players dive for the ball

Tawnya Cervantes

November 8, 2016

The CSUN women's volleyball team lost to No. 15 Hawai'i in three straight sets (25-9, 25-14, 25-16), Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Hawai'i spared no time as they pushed for an 11-4 lead in the first set. The Matadors contributed to Hawai'i's success with over passes that stretched that...

Professors Don’t Actually Care About Their RateMyProfessor Ratings

Illustration of student atop a pile of books working on a computer

Tawnya Cervantes

October 29, 2016, the website commonly used by students to rate and comment on their class experiences with instructors, is not so popular with the professors themselves. The website allows students to make public ratings and comments, giving everyone an insight on professor's personalities, teaching...

Linking Religion and Spirituality to Environmental Sustainability

Photo shows iceberg

Tawnya Cervantes

October 26, 2016

The CSUN Religious Studies club and Associated Students (A.S.) hosted a screening of the National Geographic exclusive global warming documentary "Before the Flood" on Tuesday.In the documentary, Oscar-Award winning actor and U.N. Messenger of Peace on Climate Change Leonardo DiCaprio explores the topic...

Strong showing for CSUN men’s volleyball

CSUN men's volleyball plays against BYU in May (File photo / The Sundial)

Tawnya Cervantes

October 24, 2016

The CSUN men's volleyball team had a great turnout at the USC Fall Tournament, winning three matches out of four on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Galen Center. The 9-team preseason tournament included Long Beach State, UC Santa Barbara, Pepperdine University, USC(Cardinal/Gold), UCLA, Grand Canyon, Cal...

Long Beach State Women’s Volleyball sweeps CSUN

CSUN volleyball players group together in a huddle

Tawnya Cervantes

October 16, 2016

The CSUN women's volleyball team lost their fourth consecutive match after Saturday's game against Long Beach State University at Long Beach State's Walter Pyramid. Long Beach dominated the Matadors in all three sets, 25-14, 25-21 and 25-15. Sophomore outside hitter Aeryn Owens had nine kills,...

CSUN women’s soccer earns 13th shutout of the season

UC davis student shown breaking up a fight during a soccer game

Tawnya Cervantes

October 16, 2016

The CSUN women's soccer team added another win under their belt as they defeated UC Irvine, 1-0, on Sunday at the Anteater Stadium. With the win, the Matadors earned four-straight conference shutout victories for the first time in the program's history. CSUN saved no time to drive in a goal as...

The Pride Center creates a safe haven for QTPOC Community

Illustration of three people sitting together

Tawnya Cervantes

September 22, 2016

The Pride Center at the University Student Union (USU) will host their second "QTPOC (Queer and Transgender People of Color) Conversations," a meeting exclusively for queer and transgender people of color this Wednesday and will continue every Wednesday until November 9. "QTPOC Conversations" encourages...

Food Truck Fridays on Chatsworth

Photo shows several food trucks and customers

Tawnya Cervantes

September 19, 2016

Every Friday on the corner of Zelzah and Chatsworth, from 5pm-11pm, food trucks of all kinds line up to serve unique dishes to hungry locals. Here are some of our favorite trucks. Stuffed Crepe. What is your most popular dish? “That would be the number 19—Grilled chicken breast, mozzarella chees...

Women’s Volleyball: BYU Classic Recap

CSUN player (number 14) attempts to spike ball across net

Tawnya Cervantes

September 18, 2016

The CSUN women's volleyball team pulled out a win in their final match of the weekend against the Utah Valley Wolverines taking the first two sets, both with scores of 25-21. The Matadors concluded the match in the fifth set with the score of 17-15. CSUN swept away Utah Valley at the start of the...

Saturday news wrap-up

Jerry Brown speaks at podium

Tawnya Cervantes

September 17, 2016

LocalPolice arrested the rapper Coolio on Saturday morning, after authorities said they found a loaded and stolen firearm in the Los Angeles native's carry-on bag at a checkpoint inside of LAX. Police originally responded to a report made around 10:50 a.m about a loaded fire-arm found in a carry-on in...

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