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Goin’ up on a Tuesday: rapper Juicy J slays at the Henry Fonda

Goin' up on a Tuesday: rapper Juicy J slays at the Henry Fonda

Trevor Talan

November 28, 2014

The club was definitely going up on a Tuesday at Hollywood’s Fonda Theatre , as rap icon Lil’ Wayne surprised fans with a secret appearance alongside friend and former Three-6 Mafia member Juicy J for night 25 of the Red Bull Sound Select: 30 Days in LA concert series. Their drink might not...

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra give the VPAC one of the most entertaining performances yet

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra give the VPAC one of the most entertaining performances yet

Trevor Talan

November 24, 2014

Backed by the musical powerhouse that is the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), composer, improv entertainer and cultural ambassador Irvin Mayfield’s soulful vibe brought the house down and the audience up at the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Saturday evening. As the fourth stop on their fi...

Latin American festival shines light on several historic female figures

Cristina Lucas, singer and actress paints a mental picture for audiences of iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Photo Credit: Trevor Talan/ The Sundiail

Trevor Talan

November 17, 2014

Tears run down the face of a young Salvadoran woman wearing a blood-stained white dress as she crouches despairingly in the jungle outside her home village of El Mozote. Silently, she holds back sobs as she wipes away the tears shed at the loss of her husband, son and three daughters. The thought of...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors conclude season with loss to Fullerton in Big West Conference Tournament

Melissa Lopez, midfielder, played a great season and game on Nov. 06. Unfortunately the Matadors will not advance in the Best West Tournament. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Trevor Talan

November 7, 2014

  CSUN (7-11-2) suffered 1-0 loss to the Cal State Fullerton Titans Thursday night in the semifinal round of the Big West Tournament. A Titan goal in the 67th minute broke the scoreless tie for the win and marked the end of a hopeful season for the Matador squad. The first half saw close...

Women’s Soccer: Senior Day versus Hawaii ends scoreless

Freshmen Vanessa Mercado, quick on her feet, blows past her opponent in Sundays game against Hawaii on Nov. 2. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Trevor Talan

November 3, 2014

Emotions ran high both on and off the field as the Matadors (7-10-2, 4-3-1) drew to a 0-0 result in double overtime against Hawaii (7-10-1, 2-5-1), Sunday in their final Big West Conference matchup. CSUN honored seniors Melissa Lopez, Brittanie Sakajian, Leandra Walker, Hannah Wissler and junior R...

Women’s Soccer: Double overtime loss to Irvine stuns CSUN

Leandra Walker gets an assist in the second half off of Camille Watson's goal, to give the Matadors a 3-2 lead. Photo credit:Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Trevor Talan

October 27, 2014

CSUN women's soccer (7-10-2, 4-3-0) came up short with a 4-3 loss to UC Irvine in double overtime Sunday afternoon at Anteater Stadium. Junior midfielder Taylor Hobson, RS freshman midfielder Kiley Norcus and sophomore defender Camille Watson each scored their first goal for the season but UC I...

Women’s Soccer: Loss to Long Beach drops CSUN in conference standings

File photo/ The Sundial

Trevor Talan

October 24, 2014

Last night's road loss against at Long Beach State (8-5-5, 4-1-2) knocked back the Matador's (7-9-1, 4-2-0) lead in the Big West Conference tying them for second with Cal Poly at 12 points. 49ers freshman forward Ashley Gonzalez put up the match's only goal in the 33rd minute to post a 1-0...

Oktoberfest commemorates more than consumption of beer and sausages

Oktoberfest commemorates more than consumption of beer and sausages

Trevor Talan

October 22, 2014

Bust out your lederhosen because it’s time of year for all the pretzels, beer and oompah music you can stomach, it’s Oktoberfest. Across Southern California, Germans and fans of the celebration enjoy festivities in the spirit of the traditional Bavarian holiday, renowned for its copious co...

Women’s Soccer: Jovani McCaskill shines as the Matadors’ new Goalie

Women's Soccer: Jovani McCaskill shines as the Matadors' new Goalie

Trevor Talan

October 22, 2014

During a time when CSUN faces great pressure atop the Big West Conference points standings, one player shines through to fill the void left by the injury of their starting goalie, earlier this season, junior Cynthia Tafoya. Sophomore Jovani McCaskill, 19, came through in the clutch this season ...

Women’s Soccer: CSUN Drops first conference game against Fullerton

Junior Lyndsey Preston looks for a way past Cal State Fullerton's Colleen Ortega during the Matadors' match on Oct. 19, 2014. The Matadors fell to the Titans, 1-0, suffering their first loss in the Big West Conference. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Trevor Talan

October 20, 2014

Despite a 4-0 win streak to start out Big West play, CSUN women's soccer (7-8-1, 4-1-0 Big West) took their first loss in the conference to Cal State Fullerton (4-7-4, 2-0-2 BWC) Sunday at Matador Soccer Field. It took a penalty kick in the 57th minute by Titan Rebecca Wilson to slow the Matador...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors continue Big West dominace with punishing win over UC Davis

Senior Leandra Walker (right) gets into position to stop UC Davis' Sienna Drizin from breaking into a run during the Matadors' game on Oct. 16, 2014. The Matadors continued their Big Conference win streak with a 4-0 victory over the Aggies. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Trevor Talan

October 16, 2014

  CSUN (7-7-1, 4-0) continued to barrel through the Big West Conference with a decisive 4-0 victory over UC Davis (4-9-3, 1-2-2) Thursday at Matador Soccer Field. With a show of force Matadors Cynthia Sanchez, Lyndsey Preston, Tabitha Dixon and Ariana Tran each earned goals for the victory ...

Women’s Soccer: CSUN climbs atop Big West standings with win over UC Riverside

Sophomore Cynthia Sanchez races against UC Riverside's Christina Tucker for control of the ball during the Matadors' match on Oct. 12, 2014. Sanchez scored the only goal of the game, giving the Matadors the win, and a 3-0-0 record in the Big West Conference. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/ The Sundial

Trevor Talan

October 13, 2014

Pulling off a feat that the club hasn't seen in a decade, CSUN women's soccer (6-7-1, 3-0 Big West) edged out UC Riverside Highlanders (6-5-3, 1-2-1 BWC) Sunday at home with a 1-0 advantage earning their third consecutive win in conference play. Earning the Matador goal for the win is sophomore...

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