The Sundial

Matador baseball kicks off the season at the MLB Urban Invitational in Compton

Angel Gutierrez

February 18, 2010

With the 2010 season starting this Friday against Bethune-Cookman, from Daytona Beach, Fla., at the MLB Urban Youth Academy in Compton for the MLB Urban Invitational, the Matadors baseball team is hoping that a second straight top-40 recruiting class by head coach Steve Rousey, and the playing experienc...

CSUN softball heads to UCLA for Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament

Monique Muñiz

February 18, 2010

After a disappointing series in Tempe, Ariz. last weekend, the Matadors softball team (1-5) will play in the Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament at UCLA where they will split four games with Portland State (2-4), and UCLA (3-1), who are ranked fourth in the Softball polls. There will be...

Scotty and Badfish just so-so

Ani Chakiryan

February 17, 2010

Ani Chakiryan It’s Saturday night at the Wiltern. I’m standing up front, all the way in the front, at the point where I can extend my  hand and touch the speakers on the stage floor, I hear nothing but bass and subwoofers and drums. I feel my entire body shaking. It says something about the a...

Technicolor pogo punk hits America

Michelle Verne

February 17, 2010

After watching music videos of the 80’s band “Devo”, Hiroyuki (Hiro) Hayashi decided to start his own new wave band out of Tokyo, Japan called Polysics. The band, named after the Korg Polysix synthesizer, now consists of two male and two female members, Hiro, Fumi, Yano and Kayo, who’ve been ...

The bureaucracy of dating

Kerstin Gupilan

February 17, 2010

I am often reminded of how much things have changed in the relationship game since I was in high school.  I have to say that it’s only been about five years since I left high school, but it already feels like a generation gap is forming. On a recent visit to my old stomping grounds I ran into a...

One in 33,000: Student fights for equal rights though the arts

Jennifer Zeitlin

February 17, 2010

Kathleen Jaffe, a 23-year-old theatre major,  has found a way to combine her love for theater and film with her passion of spreading the message of equal rights for the LBGT community. Jaffe has worked with several organizations with the mission of promoting equality, the most recent being Ou...

No need to vote, King James is the MVP

Angel Gutierrez

February 16, 2010

For the last couple of seasons the debate in basketball has been who the better player is: Kobe Bryant or LeBron James. However, this season there is no debate, as James has separated himself from Bryant to establish himself as the game’s best player and a lock as this seasons MVP. There have been quest...

CSUN men’s basketball in must win situation versus Cal Poly

Gilberto Manzano

February 16, 2010

The Matadors (9-16, 4-7 Big West) had their hearts broken twice last week losing on a buzzer beater to Cal State Bakersfield (Feb. 10) and falling by one-point in triple overtime to Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 13). Point guard Vinnie McGhee felt that losing to the Titans was a tougher game to get ove...

No. 1 CSUN goes on the road to face slumping UC Irvine

Victor Corona

February 16, 2010

The season long road trip continues today for No. 1 CSUN as they travel to Irvine to take on No. 13 UC Irvine at the Bren Center. Since their last meeting on January 20 at the Matadome both teams have gone in different directions. After the Matadors 3-1 victory over the Anteaters, UCI has lost five of their last...

A.S. President’s Report


February 16, 2010

Hello fellow students, Welcome back to the spring semester and hopefully you have adjusted back into “school mode.” We are in the midst of our annual budget process, and doing our best to consider the needs of every student and organization. This is proving a challenge given that we have substantially...

CSUN to lower enrollment

Geraldine Marquez

February 16, 2010

CSUN enrollment will be reduced by 11 percent for the 2010 – 2011 academic year, said President Jolene Koester at Tuesday’s Associated Students’ (A.S.) Town Hall Meeting. The event, which was held in the Grand Salon of the University Student Union (USU), gave students an opportunity to ask...

Organization to help student vets approved

Krista Daly

February 16, 2010

Associated Students (A.S.) approved the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) Tuesday along with six other clubs and organizations. “We’ve been trying to start up the organization for two years now, but it’s just come into fruition now,” said Elmer Solis, founder and president of SVO. The ...

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