The Sundial

Supreme court decision on search warrants is chipping at privacy

Illustration by Jae Kitinoja/Illustrator

Ryan Mancini

March 19, 2014

Body armor. Semi-automatic rifles. Armored vehicles. Lack of warrants. This all currently describes America’s militarized police stratagem. The ruling of Fernandez v. California asserts that warrants are now no longer necessary in the search and seizure of homes, with the sanction of one individua...

Meet the multimedia future of photo sharing with Momentage

Meet the multimedia future of photo sharing with Momentage

Himerria Wortham

March 19, 2014

Amateur and professional photographers alike have increasingly more outlets to show how skilled they are with a simple phone camera. However, going beyond taking a photo, adding a filter and posting to social media, as with Instagram, can start to require a library of applications. Momentage is an...

LAPD detonate pipe bomb Devonshire and Reseda

Himerria Wortham

March 19, 2014

A pipe bomb was detonated by an LAPD bomb squad near the intersection Devonshire St. and Reseda Blvd., prompting an evacuation of the area Wednesday afternoon. LAPD North Hollywood Capt. Stephen Carmona told CBS 2 News that the bomb had been detonated at a location near the intersection. The incide...

World Water Day brings awareness to critical water resources

Asher Silberman

March 19, 2014

CSUN celebrates Water Day. Matador News reporter Lauren Llanos talks to Geography Professor Dr. Amalie Orme about the event, and CSUN Women's Basketball coach Jason Flowers talks about the team's trip to the NCAA Finals. Anchors: Cherney Amhara, Katie Fauskee, Karina Garibaldi and Robert Zamora. Producers:...

NCAA Tournament No. 1 seed contenders and pretenders

NCAA Tournament No. 1 seed contenders and pretenders

Brian Bernstein

March 19, 2014

The craziest three weeks in sports is upon us, and the brackets are set. The Florida Gators were awarded the No. 1 overall seed, while the Arizona Wildcats, Wichita State Shockers, and Virginia Cavaliers round out the other three No. 1 seeds. So which No. 1 seed has the greatest chance to prevail, and whi...

Baseball: Matadors fall at home in one-run game

Emmanuel Reid

March 19, 2014

The visiting Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunner (8-11, 1-2 WAC) matched up evenly with the Matadors (8-14), and escaped Matador Field with a one run victory on Tuesday, 3-2. CSU Bakersfield scored early, as a Roadrunner crossed the plate in the second inning on junior catcher Logan Trowbridge's RBI triple...

Smoke alarm activated, University Hall evacuated

Champaign Williams

March 19, 2014

University Hall was evacuated around 12:55 p.m. after the fire alarms went off. While welding the ceiling in one of the rooms, a member of Physical Plant Management triggered the smoke alarms. Nyla Jolly Dalferes, assistant director of the career center, said the building was evacuated for nearly 15 mi...

Brief: Career Center to host CSUN spring job fair

Alex Vejar

March 19, 2014

More than 100 employers from various industries will line the Northridge Center of the University Student Union on Thursday for this semester’s job fair. The event is hosted by the Career Center and will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to meet with recrui...

Brief: Chicana/o studies speaker to offer writing workshop

Gabriela Rodriguez

March 19, 2014

In celebration of the upcoming 45th anniversary of the Chicana/o studies at CSUN, the department invited award-winning poet and short story writer Xánath Caraza, a professor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Aside from writing poetry and short stories, Caraza also lectures on foreign languages...

Brief: Video game panel to showcase CSUN alumni

Pete D. Camarillo

March 19, 2014

CSUN alumni will share insight into the video game career pathways for students, faculty and alumni on March 26 at the Plaza Del Sol.  From 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., students can attend the event to find out more about the future of the video game industry. Jim Martin, a CSUN alumni...

CSUN student survives four-story fall, overcomes Traumatic Brain Injury

Adam Stelmach holds up a photo of when he was in a coma after his accident that left him with a tramuatic brain injury. Photo credit by Trevor Stamp

Joanna Jacobo

March 18, 2014

In a room filled with elderly individuals undergoing physical therapy, the youngest patient of the crowd, Adam Stelmach, sits toward the back of the room, switching from one workout machine, to the next. When slowly walking over to the abdominal machine, the 26-year-old CSUN student, struggles to hold onto the handle with his right arm....

CSUN Matador News: Women’s basketball team heads to the NCAA finals

Asher Silberman

March 18, 2014

The CSUN Women's Basketball team is headed to the NCAA finals. Matador News reporter Monica Olivas talks to guard Cinnamon Lister. Anchors: Mihkel Teemant, Rebecca Lopez and Danny Max.

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