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CSUN men’s basketball: Matadors beat UC Davis to snap three-game losing streak

CSUN men's basketball: Matadors beat UC Davis to snap three-game losing streak

Gilberto Manzano

December 31, 2010

Two days removed from the second half meltdown against Pacific, Cal State Northridge bounced back against UC Davis, as the Matadors were all smiles and laughs in their 87-81 victory over the Aggies at the Matadome Thursday night in Big West play. “I feel like running laps. I’m talking more today,” said a delighted Lenny Daniel, referring to his post-game interview after the ...

CSUN men’s basketball: Matadors reveal frustration after second half meltdown

CSUN men's basketball: Matadors reveal frustration after second half meltdown

Gilberto Manzano

December 29, 2010

A three-game losing streak, where Cal State Northridge lost at the buzzer to Cal State Bakersfield, got crushed by 20 points at home against Santa Clara, and now a second half collapse to start Big West play has a few Matador seniors frustrated. An often laid-back Rashaun McLemore finally showed emotion and the normally tal...

CSUN’s men’s basketball falters against Pacific in Big West opener

Gilberto Manzano

December 28, 2010

You live by the zone, you die by the zone. Behind the zone defense, Cal State Northridge built a second half double digit lead, but only to see it vanished with hot three-point shooting by Pacific, as the Matadors fell 74-64 at the Matadome Tuesday night in the Big West opener. The Tigers, who...

CSUN men’s basketball falls apart in second half against Santa Clara, enter Big West play with losing streak

CSUN men's basketball falls apart in second half against Santa Clara, enter Big West play with losing streak

Gilberto Manzano

December 23, 2010

CSUN head coach Bobby Braswell sat calmly in his chair, while watching his team fall behind by as much as 26 points in the second half against Santa Clara on Wednesday night. Instead of expressing disgruntled emotions on the bench, which Braswell is known for doing at times, he opted to be patien...

“Somewhere” a benefit to Sofia Coppola’s burgeoning career

John Michael Simko

December 17, 2010

The simplistic subtly showcased in “Somewhere” solidifies Sofia Coppola as a bonafide filmmaker. Rarely does a director rebound so successfully and gracefully from a film like “Marie Antoinette.” Sofia, like her Academy Award winning father Francis Ford Coppola with his gangster films, has created...

CSUN gets iconic “Grease” actress as a professor

Anastasia Atkins

December 9, 2010

John Travolta and Chicano studies professor Annette Cardona dancing on the set of the movie "Grease". Courtesy of Annette Cardona It wasn’t until she was an adult that Annette Cardona’s mother first bought her a Barbie doll. It was dressed in tight, cropped pants, a fitted sweater and a yellow s...

Winter trends to look forward to


December 9, 2010

Cold nights snuggling under a blanket, sipping on hot cocoa and roasting marshmallows over an open fire is what comes to mind when most think of winter. But for all of you fashionistas out there, winter time means changing your wardrobe by getting out those coats and scarves from the back of your closet. During winter, it is necessary to wear a lot of la...

Funding gives students more class options next semester

Reanna Delgadillo

December 9, 2010

Thousands of students will be closer to graduation after the spring semester with the addition of more than 300 sections of classes. With the increase of sections of classes, 1,000 more seats will be available for CSUN students to occupy and finish their college career sooner. Dr. Cynthia Rawitch, associate...

DREAM Act gets passed by House


December 9, 2010

The House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday night that would provide a conditional path to citizenship for as many as 500,000 children of undocumented immigrants. While the House approved the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors (DREAM) Act by a vote of 216-198, the fate of the...

Tuition increase to affect students, professors

Jackie Holmes

December 9, 2010

In November the California State University (CSU) system approved a $105 fee increase for students in the spring and a total of $444 for the next year, equaling $222 per semester. Students were alerted of the fee increases through notices on their portal. Theresa Montaño, California Faculty Association...

Professor’s editorial in LA Times supporting tuition increases sparks silent demonstration

Armando Ruiz

December 9, 2010

Concerned CSUN students gathered outside the door of an economics class Wednesday afternoon as part of a silent demonstration. Students came out in response to an Op-Ed article Professor Shirley V. Svorny wrote for the L.A. Times titled, “Make College Cost More.” The article that was publishe...

Plummer street to be repaved after 60 years of patchwork


December 9, 2010

Just a block from the CSUN campus lies a quarter-mile stretch of Plummer Street that locals said they have been hoping to see fixed for decades.  This section of the road is under the jurisdiction of the city of Los Angeles and has been maintained by the Bureau of Streets Services for nearly 60 years. ...

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