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Women’s Basketball: Late surge lifts Utah State over Matadors

Women’s Basketball: Late surge lifts Utah State over Matadors

Alex Vejar

November 30, 2013

The Matadors (2-5) were blitzed by a huge run for a second straight game and fell to the Utah State Aggies (5-1) 75-67 on Saturday night. CSUN held their biggest lead of the game when junior guard Janae Sharpe scored a layup in traffic after almost fumbling away the ball, putting the Matadors up eigh...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN claims share of Big West Title with five set victory at UC Davis

Women’s Volleyball:  CSUN claims share of Big West Title with five set victory at UC Davis

Andrew Martinez

November 30, 2013

In their final and most pivotal match of the season, the Matadors (23-6, 13-3 Big West) rallied from the brink of defeat and defeated UC Davis (14-15, 6-10 Big West) in five sets to clinch a share of the Big West Title, 21-25, 25-9, 18-25, 27-25, 15-5. With a final conference record of 13-3, the M...

30th Annual CSUN Powwow attracts hundreds from the community

30th Annual CSUN Powwow attracts hundreds from the community

John Saringo-Rodriguez

November 30, 2013

American Indian dancers and singers wore their intricately-patterned garb and gave traditional performances for the hundreds of spectators during the 30th Annual CSUN Powwow. The event was hosted by the American Indian Student Association (AISA) at the Chicana/o House Lawn on Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. T...

Women’s Basketball: Late surge by Broncos drops Matadors 66-61

Women’s Basketball: Late surge by Broncos drops Matadors 66-61

Alex Vejar

November 30, 2013

The CSUN Matadors (2-4) gave up a 14-2 run to the Santa Clara Broncos (2-4) after being up seven late in the game and lost, 66-61. Junior guard Ashlee Guay led CSUN with 17 points and six assists and junior guard Cinnamon Lister chipped in 11 points on 4-12 shooting. Senior center Ruta Zurauskyte ...

Director Alexander Payne on his new film, “Nebraska”

Director Alexander Payne on his new film, “Nebraska”

Patrick J. Wilkinson

November 29, 2013

It only seemed inevitable that director Alexander Payne would pay homage to his beloved home state of Nebraska by naming one of his films after it. His film credits brim with love for the state, so much so that he has shot and set three of his six films there, just don’t ask him why he keeps coming...

Boston Pops prove orchestras can play “Bohemian Rhapsody” with memorable VPAC performance

Boston Pops prove orchestras can play “Bohemian Rhapsody” with memorable VPAC performance

Chandelor Armstrong

November 29, 2013

Often referred to as "America's Orchestra," the world famous Boston Pops surprised first-time listeners at the VPAC last Thursday by mixing a variety of musical styles for an enjoyable evening.  Audience members were taken back in time with iconic pieces including "Rhapsody in Blue," "Stars and Strip...

KCSN News Update: The National Transportation Safety Board will require buses that provide service between cities to be equipped with seat belts starting in 2016

Brittany Chenelle

November 27, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Major US wireless carriers have been resistant to including a kill switch capable of disabling smart phones that are stolen. A new poll finds that 6 in 10 young people say it is wrong to use sexist or racist slurs online. 3D printers are...

Where students can go to give back this Thanksgiving holiday

Where students can go to give back this Thanksgiving holiday

Michelle Dominguez

November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving is the time when students pack their bags and make their way home to feast on oven roasted turkey legs and munch on sliced pumpkin pie. As they spend time with their loved ones, many are thankful for having a warm and safe place to reside. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of others who ...

CSUN Unified We Serve delivers Thanksgiving dinner to families in need

CSUN Unified We Serve delivers Thanksgiving dinner to families in need

Alex Vejar

November 26, 2013

Martha Garcia, a single mother of three, recently moved to back to California from Arizona after things didn’t work out with the father of her four-year-old son, Christopher Caraveo. She currently rents a room in a house owned by a friend’s cousin, and the family has lived there since Septemb...

Pan-African Studies class present posters about issues facing colored men in today’s society

Pan-African Studies class present posters about issues facing colored men in today’s society

Ana Rodriguez

November 26, 2013

CSUN students from the Pan African Studies course, “The Black Man in Contemporary Times,” presented posters concerning the struggles men of color face in today’s society. The poster session, officially known as the Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry and Student Research Poster Session, took place in t...

University Ambassadors serve as the face of CSUN

University Ambassadors serve as the face of CSUN

Lisa Anderson

November 26, 2013

For over 15,000 prospective students each year, University Ambassadors make up the face of the campus by showing potential Matadors around CSUN. University Ambassadors join the organization voluntarily, but they are given priority registration and textbook discounts. However, as Peer Sangngern, a CSUN ambassador and biotechnology major, and some other ambassado...

Give thanks, but know our history

Give thanks, but know our history

Daily Sundial

November 26, 2013

As families in America come together for Thanksgiving and feast on delicious, savory meals and give thanks to everything good that the world has given them, they don’t acknowledge where this holiday actually came from. It has come to symbolize family togetherness, American pride, gratitude and app...

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