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Matadors survive five-set thriller over BYU, advance to MPSF final

Matadors survive five-set thriller over BYU, advance to MPSF final

Victor Corona

April 29, 2010

PALO ALTO, Calif.-- After dropping a heartbreaking third set in which they where up by as many as six, the Matadors rallied to defeat BYU 3-2 (26-30, 30-25, 28-30, 30-16, 15-12) Thursday night at Maples Pavilion to advance to the MPSF Tournament final on Saturday night. Senior Theo Edwards...

CSUN men’s volleyball: Familiar foe, BYU, stands in the way

Victor Corona

April 28, 2010

After a hard fought MPSF Tournament quarterfinal win over No. 6 seed USC last Saturday at the Matadome, the third-seeded Matadors are in Palo Alto, Calif. tonight for a 5 p.m. semifinal match against second seed BYU. Both teams are familiar with each other having just split a pair of matches the final weekend of the regular seaso...

CSUN baseball looks to move up in Big West standings

Angel Gutierrez

April 28, 2010

With the Matadors (21-17, 3-6 Big West) currently in seventh place in the Big West standings, UC Davis may be a welcome sight for Northridge. The Aggies (16-19, 2-7) are in last place in the Big West, and are currently on a five-game losing streak heading into their three-game series against the Matadors this weekend at Matador Field. The Matadors are coming ...

Students honored for work with LGBTQ community

Susan Murray

April 28, 2010

Two men were honored at the Wong-Sayaman Equality Award for 2010 for their work with the LGBTQ community. The award was announced at the Queer Studies Spring Lecture Series on March 30. Kevin Zemlicka was recognized for his work on the “Positive Space-Ally Project” (a program which facilitates understanding of common LGBTQ terms, questions and ally experiences) and Erik Mata for his co...

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” selected for CSUN’s Freshman Reading Program

Kristin Hirai

April 28, 2010

Selected from a list of 22 nominated titles, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” has been selected as the 2010-2011 book for CSUN’s Freshman Reading Program. “We chose the book because it fit our selection criteria and because after vigorous discussion, and a little blogging, too, it ...

Juried Art Student Exhibition displays student work

Geraldine Marquez

April 28, 2010

The art department has celebrated students’ artwork every year for as long as the art department has been in existence. The prizes for winning in the annual student art exhibition include cash prizes from the Arts Council for CSUN. This year, the Juried Art Student Exhibition is being held from April 23 through May 8. There are over 300...

Free Health and Wellbeing Fair to be hosted at CSUN for students and community

Amber Green

April 28, 2010

The newly founded Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing will sponsor its first health fair on campus, May 1. Dr. Louis Rubino, the director for the institute said the Health and Wellbeing Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the north side of the campus in parking lots E6 and D6. For...

Solar panels power CSUN, more to come

Juana Esquivel

April 28, 2010

A dual access tracking solar system is the latest generation of solar energy panels in the CSUN campus. The third generation of solar panels is in the construction process in parking lot E6, said Bill Sullivan, energy manager for CSUN’s Physical Plant Management (PPM). “It’s being installed as we speak and its dual access tracking solar system,” Sullivan said. ...

Local students participate in Earth Day event

Wendy Peters

April 28, 2010

  Light rain greeted the middle and high school students as they arrived for the on-campus 40th anniversary of Earth Day Celebration hosted by the Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Geology departments along with Noyce scholars. About 200 local middle and high school students were invited on April 20 to participate in science projects designed and implemented by CSUN students, ...

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