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Music department holds their first ChamberFest

A mini ochestra band performing

Melissa Rojas

February 6, 2019

The CSUN Music Department held their first large-scale chamber music festival last Thursday through Sunday. The festival was a host of not only concert events but also lectures and masterclasses taught by local and international musicians.The co-directors of the event, Lorenz Gamma and Dmitry Rachmanov...

Music therapy major follows her calling

A female musician in a black dress hold a guitar

Roberto Cisneros

January 31, 2019

A child of divorce, 21-year-old music therapy major Crystal Waters recalls her earliest childhood memories of having to move back and forth between her mom and dad and feeling like the peacekeeper of her family. As a young teenager, Waters decided to live with her mom, and during this time her mother...

Ron Artest III: Familiar name, different game

A CSUN Men's basketball player trying to get pass a defender to score.

Susanna Behnan

January 29, 2019

Metta World Peace, the former NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, called up his son's high school basketball coach after his freshman year to find out how his son was doing, only to find out that he did not play. “He was mad,” laughed Ron Artest III about his father’s reaction. ̶...

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 ...

Matadors of the Week: First half MVPs

A calendar avdertisement of Matadors of the week

Tyler Wainfeld

January 22, 2019

Channon FlukerSenior, BasketballWhile Fluker's numbers this year are not as good as they were when she won back-to-back conference Player of the Year honors in 2017 and 2018, she is still the team's most important player. Her team-high 15.9 points per game ranks third in the Big West, while she leads the confe...

CSUN welcomes new Chief of Police

A police officer talking to someone with smile

Victor Rojas

January 19, 2019

Officer Gregory Murphy assumed the position as the new Chief of Police for CSUN on Jan. 7. He will be replacing Anne P. Glavin, the former police chief who served more than 15 years with the university police department.“I am ecstatic to be here at CSUN,” said Murphy. “I have never...

Crime Blotter 12/5/18 – 1/12/19

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Agustin Garcia

January 17, 2019

Wednesday, Dec. 5 At Sierra Hall an unknown suspect graffitied a stall door in the first-floor men’s restroom with a purple marker. A black marker was used to write threatening words and swastikas in two restrooms and a hallway at Sierra Hall. It was reported that on Dec. 4, three students were...

CSUN police investigate mass shooting threat

A tweeter post of a threatening graffiti on the wall

Agustin Garcia

December 13, 2018

CSUN police have begun investigating reports of a mass shooting threat being made against CSUN on Wednesday, Dec. 5. CSUN Chief of Police Anne Glavin stated in a press release that they are aware of the message, “Mass shooting in Sierra Hall 12/12/18,” written on a wall in Sierra Hall, along with...

Faculty Senate votes against implementation plan of EO 1100-R

A group of students carrying posters in a protest in front of the Oviatt library

Agustin Garcia and Madison Parsley

December 7, 2018

The Faculty Senate voted 44 to 20 in not participating in the implementation of Executive Order 1100-Revised (EO 1100-R) on Thursday. Faculty expressed concerns over the lack of data that supports the resulting changes of EO 1100-R. “I cannot vote to support President Stein’s ruling on my colleague’s...

The Blues Project hosts Beat the Blues Week at CSUN

A group of CSUn students carrying

America Calderon

December 6, 2018

The candlelight vigil held Friday night on Sierra Lawn was the last event in the mental health awareness campaign known as Beat the Blues Week, hosted by The Blues Project.The weeklong series of events and workshops were organized by student volunteers whose mission is to prevent suicide by empowering s...

Campus implements new eco-friendly alternatives

A female student using a laptop

Celeste Vaca

December 5, 2018

Eco-friendly options have become more prominent on CSUN's campus this year, from the CSUN Dining's BYOB (bring your own bottle) campaign to Freudian Sip locations using all compostable cups and straws.The California State University sustainability policy, set in 2014, was established with a goal to r...

Crime Blotter 11/28 – 12/4

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Agustin Garcia

December 4, 2018

Wednesday, Nov. 28 Graffiti was written on the walls of a classroom in the Soraya Building. A suspect was arrested by CSUN officers at the intersection of Nordhoff and Lindley for kidnapping, battery of a non-cohabit spouse and preventing the victim from using her cellphone. At Bookstein Hall CSUN officers arrested...

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