The Sundial

CSUN responds to coach’s challenge, defeat UCSB 76-69

Gilberto Manzano

January 31, 2010

Cal State Northridge came into their home match against UC Santa Barbara with their backs against the wall, as they have lost their last three games, fallen to eight in the Big West standings and most recently losing their leading rebounder, Lenny Daniel, who was suspended indefinitely. “(The p...

No. 3 CSUN gets back to their winning ways in No Cal

Victor Corona

January 31, 2010

A week after getting destroyed by UCLA at home the No. 3 Matadors responded with a road sweep of No. 2 Stanford (3-2) and Pacific (3-0) on Friday and Saturday night setting up a potential one versus two showdown on Wednesday at the Matadome. In their match against the Cardinal (3-3, 3-3 MPSF) at Maples pavilion, Northridge (8-1...

Alumni to start matador radio a student run radio station

Susan Murray

January 31, 2010

A CSUN alumni is trying to start a student-run radio station. Madhanie Habte, 26, who graduated in the spring of 2009 with a degree in journalism, is concerned that the mediums offered on CSUN’s campus, like The Daily Sundial and KCSN, are controlled by the Journalism Department and are not depicting...

Matadors split their last two home games of the regular season

Monique Muñiz

January 31, 2010

In their last homestand of the year, the Cal State Northridge hockey team came out even this weekend, losing against the No. 1 team in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division-III, College of the Canyons, Friday night and bouncing back Saturday night to defeat UCLA. Friday, the No. 2 Matadors faced the No. 1 ranked College of the Canyons....

CSUN to be re-accredited

Roxanne Estrada

January 31, 2010

Officials from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) will visit CSUN from Feb. 3-5 as the second step in the university’s attempt for re-accreditation. Every 10 years, universities and colleges undergo a process to renew its accreditation status to be considered a proper educational...

The unique art of belly dancing

Krista Daly

January 31, 2010

While dancing is not unusual hobby, 21-year-old Spanish major Angelina Bolton performs a unique dance: belly dancing. “I had always been interested in it and wanted to learn to be confident and feel more comfortable in my own skin,” Bolton said. Bolton was attracted to the art of belly dancing....

Soot Bull Jeep authentic korean BBQ

Stephanie Bermudez

January 31, 2010

For any avid Korean BBQ-er,   Soot Bull Jeep may just be the best place to go. Located in the heart of Korea Town, you will leave Soot Bull Jeep wanting more, in a good way. After driving a good 10 minutes off the 101 Vermont exit, I finally found W. 8th Street. On my left side I couldn’t mi...

Will’s Words of Wisdom: Figure it out, boys and girls

William Herbe

January 31, 2010

President Obama addressed the nation in his first State of the Union speech  last Wednesday. I anticipated another moving speech by the current champion of oratory and public grace. I heard the man talk; now I’m waiting for results. It’s been more than a year since his inauguration and campaign...

Intimidation won’t improve the system, instead of coercion the administration should explore reasons why students aren’t graduating on time


January 31, 2010

Aaron Helmbrecht Contributing Reporter Given the draconian budget cuts of the Fall 2009 semester, I was not surprised to learn that CSUN administration officials have approved a measure that cuts financial aid to undergraduate students who have exceeded 150 units. But I was surprised to lea...

49ers hand the Matadors a crushing one-point loss

Gilberto Manzano

January 29, 2010

In the final 42 seconds of Thursday night’s game between Cal State Northridge and Long Beach State, spectators at the Matadome witnessed two teams in desperate need of a Big West Conference win. Unfortunately for the Matadors, there was a ghost-sighting which probably caused them to miss their last two shots as time expired. The ghost...

Campus Crime: January 27-28, 2010


January 28, 2010

View Campus Crime Map in a larger map All information provided was available from the Police Departments Daily Crime Log Report #: 100066 Offense: Petty Theft Date Occurred: 01/19/10 between 16:00 – 17:00 HRS. Date Reported: 01/26/10 @ 12:15 HRS. Location: UPA 14 Synopsis: A CSUN student a...

Books in the palm of your hand

Jacob Nahin

January 28, 2010

Today, Apple announced its much-anticipated Apple tablet, the iPad. The device will be available in 60-days and will have its own bookstore, making it easy for book addicts and English majors to get their fix without carrying around a stack of dead trees. Still, the iPad presents a few problems, the least of which is ...

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