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Gun Accessibility Near CSUN

Gun Accessibility Near CSUN

Ivan Salinas

September 21, 2019

The San Fernando Valley is no exception to the overwhelming options for locals to obtain a gun. The CSUN campus is surrounded by five gun stores and shooting ranges within a 10-mile radius, not counting many of the pawnshops that may carry firearms. According to the latest crime statistics of the We...

A Surfing Night at the Lodge Room

A Surfing Night at the Lodge Room

Kayla Fernandez

September 20, 2019

On Sept. 7, Melbourne-based synthwave duo dropped their fourth studio album, "Emotion." Surfing is the project of Penny Van Hazelberg and Leroy Honeycomb, together they make glistening nostalgic synth tunes. If you’re looking for a new indie band, definitely check out Surfing. To celebrate this ex...

Matador Nights 2019: A night of neon

Matador Nights 2019: A night of neon

Deja Magee

September 20, 2019

On spooky Friday the 13th, with the moon shining ever so bright, CSUN had its annual welcoming celebration for students at Matador Nights. The University Student Union becomes the ultimate party central decked out with rides, hangout spots, free food, drinks and goodies, as well as multiple places fo...

With Gun Violence on the Rise, Latino Communities Fear for Their Safety

With Gun Violence on the Rise, Latino Communities Fear for Their Safety

Kimberly Silverio-Bautista

September 18, 2019

Since the El Paso mass shooting in August, Latinos have been worried for their safety as they become more and more of a target of gun violence. Part of the Latino population in America is made up of undocumented immigrants. They fled from violence, death threats and poverty from countries such as Mexic...

Women’s soccer remain undefeated at home in a close draw against CSU Bakersfield

Women’s soccer remain undefeated at home in a close draw against CSU Bakersfield

Karma Singh

September 17, 2019

The women’s soccer team (4-1-2) came away with a 1-1 draw in a close match up against the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners on Friday, remaining undefeated this season at Matador Soccer Field. The Matadors played in their second double overtime match up at home this season, both resulting in draws. Th...

CSUN fraternity member killed in murder-suicide

CSUN fraternity member killed in murder-suicide

Rayleen Silva and Gillian Moran-Perez

September 14, 2019

A Los Angeles deputy city attorney killed himself after fatally shooting his son, a CSUN fraternity member, and wife Wednesday morning at their home five minutes away from CSUN, authorities confirmed Wednesday evening. Eric Lertzman’s daughter recalled seeing him holding a gun before she escap...

Helping the Homeless with Sandwiches

Helping the Homeless with Sandwiches

Logan Bik

September 12, 2019

The homeless population in Los Angeles is something that can be seen on nearly any street, and while some are upset about the problem, Amar Billoo and his mosque, Masjid Imam Bukhari, are taking action.“The homelessness crisis has gotten so bad I just had to do something,” said Billoo, a...

A Closer Look at Homelessness in LA Through Photojournalism

A Closer Look at Homelessness in LA Through Photojournalism

Deja Magee

September 11, 2019

Aside from the glitz and glamour that Los Angeles is typically associated with, there's a reality many Angelenos choose to ignore, a side of the city that isn’t thought about because it isn’t perfectly manufactured.The homeless crisis of LA County has worsened in recent years. According to an art...

Period Poverty: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Tampons

Period Poverty: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Tampons

Gillian Moran-Perez

September 11, 2019

Laura Rathbone was sitting at a sign-in table at a winter shelter promoting voter registration for Measure H when she noticed a homeless woman asking for another pair of pants because she bled through her only pair. The woman was arguing with the department of mental health, saying, “I used to b...

USU puts on arts and crafts

USU puts on arts and crafts

Serena Christie

September 10, 2019

Every Thursday in the Plaza Del Sol, the University Student Union Events Team works together to put on a Craft Corner and Noontime Concert, free to all CSUN students and faculty. On Sept. 5, the Craft Corner activity was a DIY mason jar where the team provided paint supplies and jars for anyone who wante...

Men’s soccer cruises by San Francisco ahead of Thursday’s big test

Men’s soccer cruises by San Francisco ahead of Thursday’s big test

Alexander Nino

September 10, 2019

The Matadors cruised to a 6-0 win against the University of San Francisco Dons on Sunday, marking their first home victory of the year.Led by a brace from junior midfielder Kris Fourcand, the Matadors (3-0-1) ran through a young Dons (0-3) squad that featured four true freshman in their starting 11."I'm h...

Women’s soccer can’t capitalize on scoring opportunities in home opener

Women’s soccer can’t capitalize on scoring opportunities in home opener

Karma Singh

September 9, 2019

The women's soccer team (3-1-1) started off their first home game of the season against the Kansas State Wildcats on Friday, with a 0-0 draw at Matador Soccer Field. Freshman forward Cindy Arteaga and junior forward Bethany Fitzsimmons each threatened the goal with multiple shots for the Matadors, pr...

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