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Matadors of the Week

Different types of sprots figures and Matadors of the week in red color

Tyler Wainfeld

January 29, 2019

Channon FlukerSenior, BasketballFluker continued her push to become one of the best female basketball players CSUN has ever seen, recording double-doubles in both games last week to give her 69 for her collegiate career. The first came in a loss to first-place UC Davis on Thursday, when she recorded ...

Matador of the Week: Serafina Maulupe

CSUN's Serafina Maulupe dribbles through traffic before making a pass. (Natalie Jimenez / The Sundial)

Ethan Hanson

November 28, 2017

Serafina Maulupe helped the Matadors women's basketball team gets its first win of the season over Arizona 66-63. Maulupe scored 20 points and hit the go-ahead free throws against the Wildcats. It was also the Matadors first win over a Pac-12 school since 2013 and the first win over Arizona since 1978.  

Meet the new Associated Students President and Vice President

AS President and VP pose on the oviatt lawn

Laura Mendez

May 2, 2017

As a high school senior, Jonathan Goldenberg wanted to pursue a career in fashion and decided CSUN would be his best option, however in his sophomore year, he gained an interest in politics.“I landed an internship with Congressman Brad Sherman,” Goldenberg said. “In that job, I got to ...

CSU system-wide ‘Day of Action’ protest advocates against tuition increase

students participate in silent protest

Jessica Herrera

May 2, 2017

Students gathered at Matador Square Tuesday during a silent protest in response to the California State University tuition increase.Students involved in the protest put duct tape on their mouths and made signs with statements about public education and the lack of state funding.Jeremy Mauritzen, and 21-year-old junior and ...

Los Angeles Riots: 25 years later

Police officer pictured at the scene of riots behind a large cloud of smoke near a shopping center

Laura Mendez

May 1, 2017

Saturday marked the 25-year anniversary of the Los Angeles riots. As an effort to raise awareness, professor Taehyun Kim and his journalism 498 service learning class organized a discussion panel Thursday at the Oviatt Library to discuss the riots. On April 29, 1992, a jury acquitted four LAPD offic...

Students showcase work at the Annual Research and Service Symposium

Madelynn is standing nect to what appears to be a steampunk-themed mannequin complete with a metal corset and matching metal goggles and flowers

Laura Mendez

May 1, 2017

CSUN's Office of Community Engagement hosted the annual Research and Service Symposium Friday at the USU Grand Salon to recognize the work of students over the last year. Students showcased their projects, gained certified recognition for their civic engagement and won prizes. First place winner received...

A closer look at destructive cults and their influence

Rod Ferrell sits in court looking content wearing an orange jumsuit

Heidi Weinrich

April 28, 2017

Marriage and family therapist Rachel Bernstein took the podium of the Whitsett Room Wednesday night to discuss the characteristics of destructive cults and the behaviors of the people who participate in them.Bernstein discussed how cults in America recruit new members, also known as "love bombing,"...

CSUN discusses violence against LGBTQIA+ community during SAAFE week

Students practice their pronouns together

Sandra Say

April 28, 2017

As part of SAAFE week, students gathered in the Panorama City Room in the USU to discuss the different types of identities and orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community.According to speakers Thali Rodrigues and Addison Rose Vincent from Strength United, the LGBTQIA+ community is extremely broad and it co...

Geomorphology heads to the Sierras for Earth Day

the sierra's are pictured next to a large body of water

Tera Trujillo

April 27, 2017

CSUN geography students took a three day trip up to the Sierra Mountains to study its geomorphic history. Geomorphology is defined as the study of the physical features of the earth and how these landforms have come to be and continue to evolve. The class studied wind features, stream geometry, p...

CSUEU members rally for workers’ rights

people protest union rights in front of the oviatt library

Marja Ziemer

April 27, 2017

Over 200 members of the California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) rallied together around the Oviatt Lawn on Wednesday to raise awareness of the contract bargaining currently being held. The first bargaining sessions between the demands of the CSUEU and the Chancellor’s Office began in Fe...

New Chicano/a Studies Course in the Fall provides students with internship opportunities

Professor Xochitl-Flores-Marcial pictured smiling

Nathalie Ramirez

April 27, 2017

The Department of Chicano/a Studies will introduce a new course for fall 2017 that will integrate lecture on Mesoamerica and internship experience within the Los Angeles community.The course titled, "Chicana/o Studies 495 HM: History of Mesoamerican Literate Societies" will be taught by Chicano/a Studies assistant professor Xochitl Flores-Marcial. Flores-Marcial states that ethnic courses like CH...

Fox News host allegations raise awareness for sexual assault victims

bill o'reilly pictured being interviewed by the news station extra

Sandra Say

April 25, 2017

After more than 20 years, Bill O’Reilly’s long career at Fox News ended abruptly when the network decided to drop its top-rated anchor due to several sexual harassment allegations against him. On April 19th, parent company 21st Century Fox issued a statement which read, “After a thorough and ...

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