The Sundial

Women’s basketball: CSUN hosts season closer on Senior Day

Women’s basketball: CSUN hosts season closer on Senior Day

Anthony Carpio

March 1, 2012

CSUN’s Big West Conference season is winding down to an end, and it’s hasn’t looked particularly pretty for the team after this past weekend. “We struggled on defense. We weren’t getting to our spots and containing the ball,” guard Janae Sharpe said. “On offense, we weren’t playing the way we knew ho...

Men’s basketball: Matadors finish off miserable season with loss at Fullerton

Men’s basketball: Matadors finish off miserable season with loss at Fullerton

Gilberto Manzano

March 1, 2012

FULLERTON – With a nine-point deficit and only 1:45 remaining in the Matadors’ season, senior guard Vinnie McGhee shot a 3-pointer hoping it could possibly spark a comeback and maybe a fairy tale ending to his CSUN career. Instead, McGhee threw up an airball to add misery to an already tough 2011-12 season. ...

Baseball: CSUN travels to San Diego for Invitational

Baseball: CSUN travels to San Diego for Invitational

Alonso Tacanga

March 1, 2012

Coming off a Monday 18-6 loss against Washington in which their pitching gave up 17 hits, the Matadors (5-3) look to bounce back with a third consecutive winning outing to start the season at the Aztec Invitational this weekend. The Matadors will play four times and against three rivals, starting...

Men’s volleyball: Stork’s third-set performance propels Matadors to 3-2 win over UCSB

Men’s volleyball: Stork’s third-set performance propels Matadors to 3-2 win over UCSB

Alonso Tacanga

February 29, 2012

Down early in what turned out to be the most crucial set of the Matadors’ 3-2 win (21-25, 25-21, 30-28, 25-20, 15-9) over UC Santa Barbara Wednesday night, CSUN outside hitter Matt Stork saw the ball come at his feet at incredible speed for what was an almost-guaranteed UCSB kill. There was no time to dive for it, so Stork digged it up with a kick. “If I had to give a gameball tonight,...

CSUN celebrates Women’s History Month with several campus events

Natalie Rivera

February 29, 2012

March is Women’s History Month: 31 days dedicated to the history of women and promoting awareness of the accomplishments and struggles of women in the past and present. According to Sheena Malhotra, professor and chair of gender & women studies at CSUN, Women’s History Month is an idea that ...

Occupy CSUN and Students for Quality Education to participate in National Day of Action to Defend Public Education

Occupy CSUN and Students for Quality Education to participate in National Day of Action to Defend Public Education

Matthew Ashman

February 29, 2012

Thursday is National Day of Action to Defend Public Education, and CSUN’s Students for Quality Education (SQE) is working with Occupy Education California to rally in front of the Oviatt Library, hoping to inform students about issues that the CSU system and higher education face. SQE’s rally b...

Holocaust survivor shares his story

Agnes Constante

February 29, 2012

Michael Mark was sent to a concentration camp at the age of 18. Upon arrival, he, along with many others, were immediately shaved and told to remove all clothing except for their shoes. “The conditions of (transportation to the camp) were unbelievable,” he said. “There was no food, no water, ...

Finding answers to the Lin phenomenon

Kevin Guzman

February 29, 2012

As New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin drove down the lane for an amazing layup, one NBA commentator pointed out that it was “Steve Nash-esque” in style. Coming off the bench, Lin has become an overnight phenomenon, gracing back-to-back covers for Sports Illustrated — the only other NBA players to receive this honor are Michael Jordan, Kareem Abd...

Healthy eats at CSUN for Nutrition Month

Matthew Ashman

February 29, 2012

  There are many places to eat on and off campus, but choosing places that have healthy offerings is a different story.  March is National Nutrition Month and this week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week and therefore the perfect time to focus on what healthy and nutritious options are...

Best fitness apps for National Nutrition Month

Tenny Minassian

February 29, 2012

Students have hectic lives trying to juggle work, school, family, and social relationships. Student’s phones can be one of their best tools in their quest to juggle it all and stay healthy and fit at the same time.  iPhones and Androids have thousands of applications that can be downloaded and used...

CSUN’s information technology battles fraud emails

Alexandra Riggle

February 29, 2012

CSUN’s information technology department is in a constant battle to prevent fraudulent messages from reaching the university’s email users. Among the most recently reported phishing scams is an email that appears to come from CSUN’s information technology department cautioning the recipient...

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