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Cast and crew of ‘Mad Men’ talk about the end at PaleyFest 2014

Actor Jon Hamm, who plays ad man Don Draper, answers questions with fellow cast members Friday at PaleyFest 2014. Photo by Neelofer Lodhy, Features Editor

Neelofer Lodhy

March 25, 2014

Once again we’ve reached the end of an era with AMC’s Emmy-winning original programming, and probably one of the best shows on television, Mad Men. The program is set to end next year. Created and executive produced by Matthew Weiner, known for his writing on the Sopranos, Mad Men captivates audiences...

AS presidential debate brings pretty words but no answers

Jesus Martinez Ramirez, president candidate for the

Calvin Ratana

March 25, 2014

One of the most remarkable ironies I see around the CSUN’s campus is Associated Students (AS). Bluntly put, we as students know that AS exists. We know they deal with the decision-making pertaining to the direction our school takes when it involves students. We also pay an AS fee of $172 per year (...

NBA must change to meet their rival, the NFL

Infographic by Rohit Ghosh/Daily Sundial

Rohit Ghosh

March 25, 2014

A whopping $1.17 billion on average is what NFL teams were worth as of last season, according to Forbes. Even a team in a godforsaken market like the Cleveland Browns sold for nearly $1 billion in 2012. For the NFL’s biggest competitor in the sports market, the NBA, the average value for their teams stands at...

‘The Vampire Diaries,’ ‘The Originals’ cast and crew congregate at PaleyFest 2014

Fans scream for cast members of

Gabriela Rodriguez

March 25, 2014

The William S. Paley Television Festival connected fans with the cast and creators of the television series, “The Originals” and "The Vampire Diaries" as part of a series of panels with other programs spanning the two-week celebration of pop-culture and icons in media. The panel was held at the Dolby Theatre where over 2,000 fans waited in their seats, anxiou...

AS honors women’s volleyball team at Monday meeting

Francesca Vega the director of government and community relations at CSUN talking to the A.S. counsel about how she could offer her assistance at the A.S. meeting on Monday, March 24 at the USU Grand Salon. (Photo Credit: Dache Jackson/Daily Sundial)

Tushita Vidhale

March 24, 2014

 (AS) praised the CSUN women’s volleyball team and applauded their success during the 2013 season at their weekly meeting Monday. The team, along with coach Jeff Stork, were presented with a certificate and a bouquet of roses by Christopher Woolett, AS president and Talar Alexanian, vice presi...

Potential AS presidents hold debate before Friday elections

President candidate Tiffany Zaich (left) and vice president candidate Talar Alexanian (right), both defending the

Nate Perez

March 24, 2014

Student communication and solidarity were the main issues at the Associated Students presidential debate on Monday in the Flintridge room. Presidential candidates, Jesus Martinez-Ramirez, of the Student Success party, and Tiffany Zaich, of the United We Thrive party, were asked questions by current...

Baseball: Maltese, relievers shut down Cougars in 2-1 win

Baseball: Maltese, relievers shut down Cougars in 2-1 win

Andrew Martinez

March 24, 2014

  Usually on the wrong end of one-run games this season, the Matadors found some luck in their past two games.  Rather than a walk-off like the win last Wednesday, the Matadors scored early and hung on for a 2-1 victory over the Washington State Cougars, in a make-up game Monday at Matador F...

Students unsure about legalizing recreational marijuana in California

Illustration by: Sarah Cascadden

A.J. Circhirillo

March 24, 2014

Morgan Tilford, a senior majoring in communication studies, played for CSUN’s men’s basketball team last year. But he did not return this season to play for the Matadors because of a recurring ulcer problem that has kept him on the bench many times during his sporting career. “There is n...

Associated Students commend women’s volleyball team at meeting

Tushita Vidhale

March 24, 2014

The Associated Students (AS) started their meeting by praising the CSUN women's volleyball team and applauding their success during the 2013-14 season. The team players, along with coach Jeff Stork, were presented with a certificate and a bouquet of roses by Christopher Woolett, AS president and Tal...

CSUN establishes first student Peace Club in the nation

CSUN establishes first student Peace Club in the nation

Tushita Vidhale

March 24, 2014

One of the great aspects about attending a university is the numerous clubs and organizations offered on campus, especially here at CSUN. While many clubs aim to help students become more interactive with each other on campus, there is one in particular that focuses solely on easing the minds of p...

Food for thought: Get better acquainted with As and Bs, forget the Cs

Water, blueberries, garlic, spinach and some dark chocolate can help you stay focused and energized throughout your study sessions. Photo by Jake Fredericks, chef-in-residence

Jake Fredericks

March 24, 2014

Put down the energy drinks, step away from the potato chips and wean yourself off triple-shot caramel lattes from the local coffee shop. By swapping over-processed, over-caffeinated products for natural alternatives, your health, and your grades, stand to improve. Although it can be difficult to eat well between all the midterm assignments and test...

Scharoun Ensemble Berlin takes a classical approach to music at the VPAC

Photo Credit: Columbia Artists Management, LLC.

SheDaye Brown

March 24, 2014

In an unusually intimate setting, the audience was seated on the main stage with the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin Sunday night at the Valley Performing Arts Center for what turned out to be a mesmerizing performance. The Scharoun Ensemble was founded by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and is one of Germany’s...

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