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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

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Sundial Sports Podcast: March Madness Special

Edward Segal, Sports Editor March 18, 2023

Welcome to the “March Madness Special” of the “Sundial Sports Podcast.” We have made it a ritual to do podcasts only for special occasions. Our first one of the semester was the “Super Bowl Special,”...

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CSU Trustees’ Award winner prepares for next season of track

Maxwell Clark, Staff Reporter March 17, 2023

CSUN track athlete Dawoud Mishal was honored with the California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement last September and is looking to use the award to invest in his film career. Mishal,...

Athletes running in a tournament

Matadors shine at MPSF Championships, but miss NCAA tournament

Lyle Yoergler, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

As the Matadors returned to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships for the first time since 2020, they came in with high expectations, hoping to win enough events to give CSUN a chance...

CSUN mens baseball players celebrating

CSUN’s baseball team comes out superior in series against Creighton University

Charlie Gonzalez, Sports Writer March 8, 2023

CSUN’s baseball team entered the third and final game of their series against the Creighton University Bluejays tied 1-1. After losing game one and surging in the eighth inning to win game two, the Matadors...

Csun baseball player swings the ball

CSUN sports roundup 02/22 – 02/28

Joseph Gonzalez, Reporter March 6, 2023

Beach volleyball The 2023 season couldn’t have started with a bigger challenge for the Matadors than the No. 6 nationally ranked Grand Canyon University. GCU outplayed CSUN on the Matadors’ home...

Csun male basketball team playing a game

Matadors drop final regular season game to Hawaii, finish 10th in the Big West

Edward Segal, Sports Editor March 6, 2023

Senior night presented an opportunity for the CSUN men’s basketball team to end the season strong. After a solid first-half performance, the Matadors could not gain traction in the second and watched...

CSUN male baseball player preparing to bat

Matadors fall in back-and-forth game against Creighton

José C. Delgado, Reporter March 5, 2023

The CSUN men’s baseball team lost to the Creighton Bluejays in a close game on Friday, where the Matadors committed costly errors and left several runners on base. The three-game set marks the first...

King James throwing the ball

OPINION: King James reaches the throne, NBA scoring leader and GOAT

Maxwell Clark, Staff Reporter February 28, 2023

LeBron James officially passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the all-time NBA scoring leader on Feb. 7 in front of a sold out crowd in Los Angeles. James needed 36 points to pass Jabbar’s career total of 38,387,...

LeBron scoring

Opinion: LeBron earns scoring title, but Kareem is still the GOAT

Michael Dumansky, Reporter February 28, 2023

LeBron James finally did it. He has broken the NBA all-time scoring record. A 39-year record formerly held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the scoring title now held by James was so desperately coveted by so many...

Two CSUN female beach volleyball player celebrating

Veteran-filled beach volleyball group ready to tackle the season

Edward Segal, Sports Editor February 27, 2023

The CSUN women’s beach volleyball program is entering its 10th season since its establishment in 2014. With 14 of 15 players on the roster having previously played at the college level, the veteran-filled...

Girls playing softball

Big West set to institute three tournaments by 2025

Lyle Yoergler, Staff Writer February 26, 2023

For decades, Big West Conference star players went through their college careers and represented their schools at the highest level without getting the chance to show what they could do in a conference...

CSUN athletes

CSUN sports roundup 02/15 – 02/21

Joseph Gonzalez, Reporter February 25, 2023

Men’s volleyball After sweeping last week's trip to New Jersey, the men's volleyball team headed home to host the Benedictine University Eagles. They continued their success by sweeping the...

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