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Students express themselves using spoken word at Vocal Artillery open mic night

Vocal Artillery meets every month to provide a place to discuss taboo issues. Student express themselves through word, music and art. Raul Martinez/The Sundial

Jonathan R. Diaz

November 17, 2013

The sounds of hip hop, spoken word and poetry filled the lobby of Santa Susana Hall on Thursday evening at the second open mic event held by Vocal Artillery. “This is a group of like-minded people who came together because we just wanted a conscious base for culture and expression and heritage ...

Women’s Volleyball: No. 21 CSUN drops home finale to UCSB

Women’s Volleyball: No. 21 CSUN drops home finale to UCSB

Andrew Martinez

November 17, 2013

The No. 21 Matadors (22-5, 12-2 Big West) were unable to extend their winning streak as UC Santa Barbara (15-9, 10-2 Big West) pulled away with the victory in the final match of the season at the Matadome Saturday,  25-18, 27-29, 25-20, 21-25, 15-12. A trio of Matadors combined for 47 kills, but ...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors drop second straight, fall to Bulldogs 80-64

Men's Basketball: Matadors drop second straight, fall to Bulldogs 80-64

Alex Vejar

November 17, 2013

The CSUN Matadors (1-2) got blitzed by a 14-2 scoring run to end the first half and fell to the Fresno State Bulldogs (2-1) in blowout fashion, 80-64. Points in the paint were a problem again for CSUN as they gave up 44 to FSU while only scoring 30. The Bulldogs shot 55.4 percent for the game to ...

Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari’s hat trick sends No. 25 Matadors to Big West Conference Final

Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari’s hat trick sends No. 25 Matadors to Big West Conference Final

Andrew Martinez

November 16, 2013

Junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari stole the show Friday night as he recorded his second career hat trick in leading the No. 25 Matadors (15-5-1, 5-4-1 Big West) to a 3-2 victory over No. 10 UC Santa Barbara (12-5-3, 7-0-3 Big West) in the Big West men’s soccer tournament semifinal. In defeating the Big...

Campus police make arrest near Sierra Tower

Campus police make arrest near Sierra Tower

Abigaelle Levray

November 15, 2013

  CSUN police arrested a male suspect on campus next to Sierra Tower Friday afternoon. The suspect appeared to be in his late 20s or early 30s, and was overheard shouting obscenities as the officer escorted him to the vehicle. “This is bullshit, I didn’t fucking steal anything,” h...

The ComeUnity Band fills the USU with reggae at Noontime Concert

The ComeUnity Band fills the USU with reggae at Noontime Concert

Jake Fredericks

November 15, 2013

Dreadlocks and barefeet of members from The ComeUnity Band caressed the Plaza del Sol stage when USU’s Noontime Concerts kicked off Thursday. The ComeUnity Band, a 6-person roots rock reggae ensemble hailing from Long Beach, initiated the first of three scheduled performances throughout the seme...

Turtle Island Quartet and Nellie McKay transcend musical boundaries with VPAC performance

Turtle Island Quartet and Nellie McKay transcend musical boundaries with VPAC performance

Chandelor Armstrong

November 15, 2013

For Turtle Island member Mark Summer, the city of Northridge holds a special place in his heart.  The talented quartet along with special guest, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nellie McKay brought their unique talents to the VPAC last Thursday.  As Summer greeted the audience, he shared...

KCSN News Update: Military officials say there has been a decline in suicides which may be attributed to detection and prevention programs

Brittany Chenelle

November 15, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Social workers in Los Angeles County dealing with neglected and abused children are demanding smaller caseloads. The merger of American Airlines and US Airways can move forward as long as some takeoff and landing slots are given to low cost car...

Women’s Volleyball: No. 21 CSUN uses efficient attack to sweep Cal Poly

Women's Volleyball: No. 21 CSUN uses efficient attack to sweep Cal Poly

Andrew Martinez

November 15, 2013

The No. 21 Matadors (22-4, 12-1 Big West) recorded another home sweep with an efficient defense and a solid hitting performance as they put away Cal Poly (10-14, 4-7 Big West) in three sets, 25-13, 25-15, 25-15 Thursday at the Matadome. Although the Matadors hit .351 for the match, defense was the...

Business professionals prepare students for future jobs in similar fields at speed mentoring

Business professionals prepare students for future jobs in similar fields at speed mentoring

Pilar De Haro

November 15, 2013

In a society driven by social media and the importances of ones online connections, when searching for a job who you know is often more important than what you know. It is because of this fact that the Alumni and Environmental Occupational Health (EOH) Association connected students with professionals ...

Students glean wisdom from CBS daytime TV vice president

Students glean wisdom from CBS daytime TV vice president

Clarissa Corona

November 15, 2013

The Gender and Women’s Studies Department welcomed the Senior Vice President of CBS Daytime Entertainment to Nordoff Hall Thursday. Angelica McDaniel’s oversees CBS’ top-rated daytime lineup, and brought her expertise to the lecture hall completely filled with students and a couple faculty me...

Superhero Fatigue: Overplayed heroics lack surprises

Superhero Fatigue: Overplayed heroics lack surprises

Josh Carlton

November 14, 2013

Another hyped up comic book film found its way into theaters this past weekend with the Viking sci/fi epic, “Thor: The Dark World.” The newest Marvel offering continues Thor’s story as well as the overarching Avengers plotline, and to no one’s surprise, these movies are still killing it at the box ...

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