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Anthropologist explores link between social bonding and exercise

Emma Cohen gave a lecture on the Evolutionary and Psychological Perspectives on Group Exercise on April 23rd at the USU Grand Salon (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)

Devan Patel

April 23, 2014

  Emma Cohen, a professor at the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology at the University of Oxford, discussed her research on the correlation between social bonding and group exercise today in the Grand Salon. The lecture, Brains, Brawn and Social Bonds: Evolutionary and ...

CSUN honors life of Mexican poet-diplomat with panel discussion

Javier Rico and Israel Ramirez listen to Margarita Nieto read her essay about Mexican writer Octavio Paz's life.

Jonathan R. Diaz

April 23, 2014

As part of the partnership between CSUN and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the Center for Mexico and Latin American Studies, held a discussion honoring the life of Mexican writer Octavio Paz. Panelists included faculty from UNAM, who spoke through interpreters, and CSUN who sha...

Combating the concept of the friend zone

Combating the concept of the friend zone

Madison Wood

April 23, 2014

"I’m tired of being thought of as “just a friend” by so many girls. Is the friend zone forever?" Being put in the “friend zone” is something we have all encountered at some point in our dating experience. Falling for someone only to find out that they don’t look at you the same is never eas...

Comcast’s Time Warner take-over looks more realistic

Jasmine Burch

April 23, 2014

In February, Comcast came to an agreement with Time Warner Cable on a $45 billion deal that, if finalized, will result in the generation of the largest cable company in the US. The proposed deal will be heavily scrutinized by the US Justice Department to address anti-monopoly laws and the Federal Communic...

Freedom Sings celebrates the 1st Amendment with live music and EPA pollution maps

Asher Silberman

April 23, 2014

Matador News reporter David Lujan talks to CSUN Journalism professor Stephanie Bluestein about tomorrow's Freedom Sings event, celebrating the First Amendment on the Plaza Del Sol. Reporter Alejandra Vasquez talks to Environmental and Occupational Health Professor Peter Bellin about the new pollution...

Jazz students help promote upcoming events at VPAC with music – Podcast

Saxophone: Justin Yun
Drums: Matt Jamele
Bass: Andy McCauley

Victor Frost

April 23, 2014

A chance encounter brings Jazz students Matt Jamele and Justin Yun and PR Student Claire Marshall into our studio to talk about jazz and some of the events and discounts at the VPAC. Also, some live music recorded right outside out Matador Bookstore. Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli will be performing a...

Egg cookery: 4 ways to cook a perfect egg

Jake Fredericks

April 23, 2014

Breakfast is awesome, so long as you’re not the one cooking. Ask any cook who has worked a breakfast or brunch service, and they’ll tell you it’s akin to the seventh circle of hell. The last thing many of us want to do on a Sunday morning is break out the pots and pans, let alone cook for somebody...

Students brave the icy Eastern Sierras

OA guide Jared Tkocz analyzes the trails and the melting snow for safer travels.

David Hawkins

April 23, 2014

Photo & Story By:  Christian Akers / Contributor Strapping on snow shoes and slinging on hefty backpacks across their shoulders, CSUN students venture through the snow laden mountains of the Eastern Sierras. After hiking about two miles up from Rock Creek, the crew set up base camp. They...

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall at San Diego State

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall at San Diego State

Andrew Martinez

April 23, 2014

A big inning for San Diego State (29-12) spelled doom for the Matadors (15-25) Tuesday, as CSUN gave up six runs in the bottom of the third inning en route to a 7-5 loss to the San Diego State Aztecs at Tony Gwynn Stadium. After two three-and-out innings to begin the game, sophomore starting ri...

Seahawks make smart move with low-cost aquisition of Raiders’ Pryor

Seahawks make smart move with low-cost aquisition of Raiders' Pryor

Pete D. Camarillo

April 23, 2014

    NFL teams began their quest for Super Bowl XLIX Tuesday with the beginning of offseason training activities (OTA). OTAs are teams’ first opportunity to welcome new players and assimilate them with team culture. The defending champion Seattle Seahawks added one more new addition, by exchanging a sevent...

Potential GOP candidates aren’t as competent as they think they are

Illustration courtesy of MCT

Ryan Mancini

April 23, 2014

As everyone reaches a certain age, we all learn that the fairy tales we were told by our parents (or saw in Disney films) were explanations for how we should be moral and how to make reasonable choices. These were stories where we as young people build our own ethics. These tales helped us as childr...

Voter turnout low for AS elections but still higher than years past

Jonathan R. Diaz

April 22, 2014

With an increased voter turnout this year, the 2014 Associated Students (AS) elections had one of the highest numbers of student participation among California State Universities (CSUs) in Los Angeles County. This past election had a 12.2 percent voter turnout with 4,195 students voting out of 34,301...

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