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Taming the jitters of public speaking

Taming the jitters of public speaking

Nicole Socala

April 28, 2014

Breathe. Focus. Take your time. Speak clearly. Stand tall. Make eye contact. Sweaty palms and a knotted throat. Listen to the magnified taps of feet. Watch the clock smooth its hands over every increment and avoid the blur of glares at all cost. The knots, the taps, the thumps and the ripples of uninvit...

Among many deserving candidates, few stand out for Manchester United boss

Among many deserving candidates, few stand out for Manchester United boss

Andrew Martinez

April 28, 2014

    Suffering their worst season in Premier League history since 1992, Manchester United decided to sack manager David Moyes sacked on Tuesday, a hasty but unsurprising decision on a manager barely 10 months into his career.  Although the English Premier League (EPL) is nearing it...

Sign n’ Run event draws big crowd

Ready to signal the start of the race.

Negin Daneshfar

April 28, 2014

CSUN National Center on Deafness celebrate American Sign Language with festivities. CSUN students gathered in front of the Klotz Health Center to socialize back and forth in ASL with family, friends and children to celebrate deaf culture. The National Center on Deafness (NCOD) hosted their 5th...

Bundy, Sterling’s comments prove we are not in a “post-racial society”

Bundy, Sterling's comments prove we are not in a

Ryan Mancini

April 27, 2014

  In the beginning, the notion that all men are born equal was a quasi-lie. The notion, in substance, was idealized by a renaissance man from Philadelphia, a stubborn lawyer from Braintree, Massachusetts, and a Virginia slave owner. Within its very genesis, the most memorable part of the Declaration of Independence ...

Track and Field: CSUN leaves Fresno State with strong performance

The Matadors finished first and second in the women's pole vaulting event, as two Matadors tied with 3.85 meters cleared. Photo Credit: Vincent Nguyen / Contributor

Andrew Martinez

April 27, 2014

  The Matadors had a successful day due in large part to the women’s track and field performers at the Bulldog Invitational, as CSUN finished first in nine of 17 women’s events Saturday at Fresno State. The women’s field events belonged to Northridge, as they finished first or secon...

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall to No. 23 TCU

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall to No. 23 TCU

Andrew Martinez

April 27, 2014

  The Matador (15-28) struggles in April continued on Sunday, as CSUN fell to the No. 23 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (30-13) 3-0 at Lupton Stadium in their 12th loss of the month and are now suffering through their second five-game losing streak in three weeks. CSUN had no answ...

USU is transformed into Las Vegas casino for Matador Nights

 Eric Garcia, 22, CTVA senior, left, and Brenda Topete, 19, CDAC sophomore, right, playing the slot machine in the casino room at the Matador Nights on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the USU parking lot in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)

Nicole Socala

April 27, 2014

The spring installment of Matador Nights brought together the old and the new with a club scene outdoors and a classic Las Vegas theme indoors. The event was hosted by the University Student Union (USU) and was filled to capacity despite the rain. A crowd gathered behind the velvet ropes and rushed in...

CSUN sorority walks for Autism research and awareness

The sisters Alpha Xi Delta for the CSUN chapter brought over 100 people to the

Joanna Jacobo

April 27, 2014

Dressed in blue clothing, a group of 122 women, along with 92 other individuals who pledged to join their team, walked to support Autism Awareness Month. Around the country, fundraisers of all kinds are held, educating individuals on the seriousness of the disorder. On Saturday, April 26 at 9 a.m....

Asian American studies founder honored at student awards ceremony

Glen Omatsu, professor of Asian American studies, speaks on the topic of Asian American studies and its future. Omatsu was the distinguished lecturer for the night. (Photo credit: Calvin Ratana/Opinions Editor)

Kevin Linares

April 25, 2014

Glenn Omatsu, educator and one of the founding fathers of Asian American studies, was honored at an awards ceremony for students from CSUN’s Asian American studies department and the Educational Opportunity Program on April 24 in the USU Grand Salon. The event kicked off with professor and Mast...

Earth Fair promotes green initiatives, environmental awareness

CSUN students lined up to see some animals from Aquarium of the Pacific at the Earth Fair on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Magaly Barajas/Contributor)

SheDaye Brown

April 25, 2014

In recognition of Earth Day, CSUN continued the celebration by hosting the Earth Fair in front of Bayramian Hall. Over 50 vendors were at the fair to educate students on sustainability and green practices that will help preserve the earth. Helen Cox, director for the Institute for Sustainability a...

Digital Foreplay: The truth about online dating

Asher Silberman

April 25, 2014

Online dating sites and apps like Tinder and Plenty of Fish are changing relationships. Online dating is a new, and some say easy way for people of all ages to start relationships. On Point’s Aleksandar Milojkovich talks to marriage and family therapist Allison Cohen, CSUN Psychology Professor Lu...

Summer teenage drama workshops this summer at CSUN

Asher Silberman

April 25, 2014

Matador News reporter Stephanie Murguia talks to Teen Age Drama Workshop coordinator Doug Kaback about this summer's programs. Reporter Melissa Trahin has the music and the story from today's Freedom Sings event at the USU. Anchors: Zoe Reynolds. Courtney Wallace, Lorena Mejia and Jeanette Orallo. Producers:...

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