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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

CSUN womens tennis team huddle each other

Matadors of the Spring Season

Luis Silva and Charlie Gonzalez June 1, 2023

Logan Davis Logan Davis is a freshman on the men’s track and field team. Following up on his high school career which earned him a scholarship to CSUN, he set a school record of 6.64 seconds in...

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The story of Taylor Thames: Paving the way for Black student athletes

Lyle Yoergler, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

Taylor Thames did not have a traditional start to life. She was born into foster care and placed into a home where she grew up as one of 11 children. Surrounded by many individuals looking to stand...

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The sound of the game: Anessa Campos and her journey as a deaf Division I soccer player

Michael Dumansky, Reporter May 8, 2023

Every student-athlete at CSUN has their own routine. They wake up, go to class, practice and play their respective matches. Many of them go through their day with little to no problems. Redshirt sophomore...

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Matador of the Week: Kaylee Escutia

Luis Silva, Reporter April 18, 2023

CSUN softball player Kaylee Escutia is Matador of the Week after her standout performances in the homestand against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Escutia led the Matadors to two consecutive victories...

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Noah and Nicole Contreras’ track and field dominance is years in the making

Charlie Gonzalez, Sports Writer April 18, 2023

It’s not too often you see two siblings from the same school dominate in the same sport, let alone the same tournament. Noah Contreras and his younger sister Nicole are both track and field athletes...

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Lyman Bostock: Remembering a Matadors legend

Charlie Gonzalez, Sports Writer April 6, 2023

CSUN has produced a plethora of notable baseball players throughout its history and with the baseball season in full swing, it is a good time to reflect on some of these athletes. Lyman Bostock stands...

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Dorottya Telek adds single-season scoring record to her growing list of accomplishments

Charlie Gonzalez, Sports Writer March 29, 2023

On March 7, Dorottya Telek broke CSUN’s single-season water polo scoring record. She knew it was coming, but didn’t realize right away that she had done it. She scored her 81st goal of the season against...

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CSU Trustees’ Award winner to invest in film career

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,...

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Matador of the Week: Angela Ho

Luis Silva, Reporter February 14, 2023

CSUN women’s tennis player Angela Ho is the Matador of the Week for her impressive performances in the singles and doubles events against William Jessup University and Westmont College in January. In...

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Yuliia Zhytelna named January CalHOPE Courage Award recipient

Edward Segal, Sports Editor February 8, 2023

Matadors tennis player Yuliia Zhytelna received the January CalHOPE Courage Award as recognition for the adversity she faced over the past year, nearly 12 months after Russia invaded her home country of...

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Matador of the Week: Jordyn Jackson

Luis Silva, Reporter February 5, 2023

CSUN women’s basketball star guard Jordyn Jackson is Matador of the Week after reaching a historic milestone for the basketball program. Jackson became the 14th woman to eclipse 1,000 points as a Matador,...

CSUN mens soccer team celebrating

Matador of the Week: David Diaz

Benjamin Miller, Reporter November 25, 2022

CSUN men’s soccer forward David Diaz is Matador of the Week after being named The Big West 2022 Men’s Soccer All-Conference Team Freshman of the Year. He became the first Matador to receive the award...

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