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(Don’t) Question (My) Authority!

Harrison Leonard

February 22, 2010

Harrison Leonard Contributing columnist Left-wing academia (a redundancy, I know) has been waging war on the evils of capitalism since, well, forever. I suppose that’s easy when you are instrumental in cultivating those beliefs through revisionist history. If you are going to attack capitalism as t...

Staff editorial: Seniors: Last Call to Get Involved

Administrator

February 22, 2010

Even though graduation is months away, it is never too early to start preparing for such a transformative event. Graduation is a time of celebration and it is also bittersweet. For all of those that will be graduating in May, the next couple of months will be both st ressful and exciting. For all t...

President Obama, Stop the Deficit Spending

Alan Der Ohannessian

February 22, 2010

President Obama says one thing and does the opposite. In his recent budget proposal, he said Americans should save more and spend less. Then he proposed a $3.8 Trillion budget plan. The gap between what the government earns and spends will be 1.5 trillion for 2010. The president said that spending...

Google Buzz faces privacy backlash

Jacob Nahin

February 22, 2010

Last week, the Google war-machine released its latest weapon in the microblogging turf-war. Its name, Google Buzz, sounds less like a jolting juggernaut and more like a bothersome insect. As many GMail users are already aware, the new Buzz feature can be found under the “Inbox” category in the em...

Matador Lenny Daniel a one-man show in Saturday’s 90-80 loss to Drake University at the Matadome

Gilberto Manzano

February 21, 2010

In an ESPN BracketBuster game, Cal State Northridge took more than just a break from its Big West schedule to host Drake University  Saturday night. Apparently, to head coach Bobby Braswell, the Matadors also took a break on defense against the Bulldogs. “I’m glad we could accommodate Drake and let them come down and have a scrimmage against us tonight,” B...

CSUN men’s volleyball fails to close out UCLA in five sets

Victor Corona

February 21, 2010

WESTWOOD, Calif. -- Looking to avenge an earlier loss in the season to No. 6 UCLA, No. 1 CSUN lost a heartbreaking 3-2 match (30-27, 30-28, 28-30, 14-30, 12-15) to the Bruins Friday night at Pauley Pavilion after being up two sets to none. Senior middle blocker Kevin McKniff had an outstanding hitting night wi...

Cal Poly pounds CSUN 100-78 in Big West play

Michael Johnson

February 21, 2010

Going into Saturday night’s contest against Cal Poly, the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (4-20, 2-10 BWC) was giving up 72.1 points per game. The Matadors arguably had their worst defensive performance of the season after losing to the Mustangs 100-78 at Mott Gym. The Matadors at le...

CSU launches initiative to increase grad rates

Amber Green

February 21, 2010

California State University (CSU) has introduced a graduation initiative that will help increase graduation rates amongst the 23 campuses by eight percent by 2016. Erik Fallis, the media relation’s specialist for the CSU system said the CSU has taken the  step of setting targets for addressing...

‘Vagina Monologues’ Causes Controversy with Catholic Church

Susan Murray

February 21, 2010

A group of male parishioners from a local church stood outside the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall holding up images from the Bible and praying the rosary in a peaceful protest against a performance of the “Vagina Monologues.” Guy Coulombre, Our Lady of Lourdes event organizer, said the church is protesting because the “Vagina Monologues” is “a lewd activist feminist play.” “It encourages d...

CSUN women’s basketball faces tough task against first place Cal Poly

Michael Johnson

February 20, 2010

The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (4-18, 2-9 Big West) is tied with Pacific for the eighth and final spot to get into the Big West Tournament. However, in order to keep pace with the Tigers, CSUN needs to get an upset victory over first place Cal Poly at Mott Gym on Saturday. The...

CSUN men’s basketball closes out the Mustangs down the stretch

Gilberto Manzano

February 18, 2010

The Matadors have made it a habit to play in nail-biting games and failing at the end but fortunately for them they were able to pull out the 73-68 victory over Cal Poly Wednesday night at the Matadome. “It’s good to be on the other end of it,” CSUN head coach Bobby Braswell said. “We have been on the bad end on few of these close...

No. 13 UC Irvine upsets No. 1 CSUN at the Bren Center

Victor Corona

February 18, 2010

The Matadors road unbeaten streak came to an end Wednesday night at the Bren center as No. 13 UC Irvine pulled off a huge 3-1 upset of No. 1 CSUN . Senior outside hitter Theo Edwards lead four players with double digit kills with 17, junior opposite hitter Tanner Nua finished second with 15 while...

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