The Sundial

New scholarship seeks to help Marines interested in business school

Braulio Campos

November 20, 2011

CSUN’s veterans will get some love from the university in the form of a scholarship, the Mike Mahony Marine Corps Veteran’s Scholarship Fund, named in honor after the late Marine Corps veteran. “We are really pleased to have a scholarship such as this focused on our students who have served in t...

Question of the Day: Has over population affected your family planning?

Kristin Hugo

November 20, 2011

As the world grows, there are less resources for each person. The costs of education are still rising, and the future is looking bleak for jobs and resources. In reality, when students graduate they aren’t guaranteed good jobs and enough disposable income to support a child. How have these diminishing...

W-Vball: Matadors end Big West season with perfect Senior Night against Mustangs

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Alonso Tacanga

November 19, 2011

With the game already in the bag Saturday night, the Matadors’ focus shifted from “let’s get this over with” to “let’s have our seniors get this over with.” Ahead 24-19 in the third set of its last Big West Conference game of the year against Cal Poly and having had its prior two kill attempts blocked, CSUN took a timeout to set up a definitive senior-to-senior game-winner. Setter Sa...

W-Bball: CSUN unable to hold halftime lead at Washington, lose two straight

After starting the season 2-0, CSUN has lost two straight games. Photo Credit: Mariela Molina / Visual Editor

Ron Rokhy

November 19, 2011

Led by freshman guard Janae Sharpe’s perfect shooting first half, the Matadors were up 35-25 at halftime as their defense forced 15 turnovers and held Washington to 27 percent shooting. But their second half defense allowed 48 points on 50 percent shooting as CSUN lost its second game in a row to the H...

M-Bball: Matadors crushed at Boise State for third straight loss

Stephan Hicks scored a career-high 23 points as CSUN was routed 103-61 agaisnt Boise State Saturday afternoon. Photo Creidt: Mariela Molina / Visual Editor

Gilberto Manzano

November 19, 2011

With the Matadors having the youngest roster in Division I basketball, it’s understandable if they have a couple rough outings to start the year, but what happened at Boise State Saturday afternoon was atrocious. CSUN recorded its third straight loss to open the season after it was demolished 103-61 against the Broncos at Taco Bell Arena. It was...

W-Vball: Matadors can’t pull off comeback, have hearts broken by UCSB

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Alonso Tacanga

November 19, 2011

CSUN setter Sydney Gedryn declined comment as she was consoled by her parents outside the Matadome. Casey Hinger, the vocal CSUN middle blocker, also passed on sharing her postgame thoughts. It was all very understandable Friday, a night that started out like a Jason Vorhees movie and began to turn into a Katy Perry song right befo...

Scholarship for an active-duty veteran named after CSUN alumnus

Ashley Soley-Cerro

November 18, 2011

CSUN’s veterans will get some love from the university in the form of a scholarship, the Mike Mahony Marine Corps Veteran’s Scholarship Fund, named in honor after the late Marine Corps veteran. “We are really pleased to have a scholarship such as this focused on our students who have served in t...

W-Bball: CSUN stopped by Oregon State’s zone

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Anthony Carpio

November 18, 2011

They were only trailing by four points at the end of the half, keeping up with the Pac-12 team. But that’s as close as the Matadors would get for the rest of the night. Going ice cold in the second half, CSUN (2-1) froze in an 83-63 loss to Oregon State (3-0) Thursday night at Gill Coliseum. At the b...

Trial for suspected CSUN gunman postponed

Samantha Tata

November 17, 2011

CSUN philosophy student Gahren Moradian, accused of allegedly claiming to have a gun in the Oviatt Library on Sept. 27, appeared in the North Valley Municipal Court on Thursday. Thursday’s scheduled preliminary hearing was moved to a later date after Judge Lloyd Nash denied Moradian’s lawyer to...

Creative business lectures could help students in competitive job market

Rachel Costahaude

November 17, 2011

A new series at CSUN will venture through creativity in business success starting Nov. 17 and continuing through next year. The series will focus on business success coming from the creative pursuit, thought or direction.   “This is the dean’s vision to bring in students not only from our college but fr...

CSUN professor writes inspired book of poems

Ron Rokhy

November 17, 2011

CSUN professor of religious studies Mutombo Nkulu-N’Sengha’s collection of melancholic poems, “Bela-Wenda: Voices From the Heart of Africa,” tell vivid tales of human vigor and ambition through the eyes of afflicted Congolese villagers. Originally written in French, the poems capture a genuine...

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