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AL East spends big while Rangers, Red Sox make risky moves

AL East spends big while Rangers, Red Sox make risky moves

Josh Carlton

March 4, 2014

  Can you feel it, baseball fans? That horrible feeling that lasts from October to March? Well, for those of you still mourning the end of the 2013 season, there’s some good news and some bad news. Baseball season hasn’t officially started, but Spring Training has. During the offseaso...

Robert Townsend inspires crowd of students to trust their ‘instincts’


Daché Jackson

March 3, 2014

The Commerce of Creativity Distinguished Speakers Series coordinated an event that informed aspiring actors and directors of the struggles Robert Townsend faced when trying to become an actor. The event, sponsored by Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication Dean’s Office was called, “...

Philanthropic CSUN student organizes online fundraiser inspired by her birthmarks

Kelcie Berge, junoir speech-language pathology major, was born with Sturge-Weber a type of Vascular Birthmark. She wants to raise awareness and is currently raising money for the Vascular Birthmark Foundation.

Joanna Jacobo

March 3, 2014

On a regular school day, walking around campus, Kelcie Berge blends in, unnoticed by the massively populated student campus that is Cal State Northridge. She goes to class, sits with the rest of her language pathology colleagues and goes on about her day, never to be perceived as “different,” un...

Black History Month is not for sale to corporations

Illustration by Juana Martinez/Contributor

Himerria Wortham

March 3, 2014

The picture of an unidentified black scientist appears on the screen of a smart phone held by a young black woman wearing a labcoat. The AT&T narrator explains that the company is looking to inspire the next generation of dreamers through technology with its “Making History Happen” challenge that is explained in ...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN clinches first Big West title with win over UCR

Women's Basketball: CSUN clinches first Big West title with win over UCR

Mateo Melero

March 3, 2014

  The Matadors (15-14, 11-4 Big West) secured a 77-75 win over the UC Riverside Highlanders (6-24, 2-12 Big West) despite struggling from defensive gaps and offensive errors early on Saturday at the Matadome. Falling behind late in the first half, CSUN rallied in the last five minutes of the ...

Men’s Basketball: Missed free throws costly in overtime loss

Men's Basketball: Missed free throws costly in overtime loss

Kevin Linares

March 3, 2014

After falling short in a close game on Thursday, the Matadors (14-17, 6-9 Big West) came up short once again, losing to the UC Riverside Highlanders (9-19, 4-10 Big West) 106-105 Saturday at SRC Arena. There were two overtime periods needed to determine the outcome. Both teams could not pull away f...

All eyes on the 2014 F1 season following changes

All eyes on the 2014 F1 season following changes

Victor Frost

March 3, 2014

The countdown has begun for the new 2014 Formula One season. With less than a month left before the proverbial flag is dropped for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne this coming March, the anticipation is building for F1 fans all over the world and there is sure to be a lot to look forward to... u...

Meals on wheels, a cultural phenomenon

Jake Fredericks

March 2, 2014

In 2009, spiraling downward trends in the economy forced Los Angeles’ prospective restaurateurs to reconceptualize the meaning of “dining out.” Instead of restaurants as a destination, keen culinary artists flipped the food industry on its head by bringing food directly to the consumer. Decommission...

‘The Graduate’ gets unzipped at the Plaza del Sol

Benjamin Braddock finds himself in a sticky situation with his parents' good friend, Mrs. Robinson, played by Heidi Dippold. L.A. Theatre Works' 'The Graduate' made its final stop at CSUN's Plaza Del Sol Saturday evening. Photo Credit: Madeline Sensibile / Daily Sundial

Nicole Socala

March 2, 2014

As traditional play and radio theatre are married in the LA Theatre Works’ interpretation of “The Graduate,” the ballad of seduction and disillusionment synthesizes into a highly entertaining and emotionally charged show. “The Graduate” is a sixties relic percolating in the taboo re...

Just the nature of the Dog: Dr. Dog rocks the Wiltern

Just the nature of the Dog: Dr. Dog rocks the Wiltern

Jake Tully

March 1, 2014

In the always-able fashion purported by the band, Dr. Dog played the Wiltern in Hollywood on Thursday, February 27th. Having gathered perhaps one of the largest indie followings as of late, Dr. Dog is just as wild about their fans as the concertgoers are of Toby Leaman and company. It’s a rare tr...

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