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Almost 10,000 graduates participate in first ticketed commencement ceremonies

Almost 10,000 graduates participate in first ticketed commencement ceremonies

Mateo Melero

May 23, 2014

  CSUN's first-ever ticketed commencement ceremonies ran smoothy as roughly 10,000 graduates took part in six major commencement ceremonies at the Oviatt Lawn, which began Monday and concluded Thursday. With the allotment of guest tickets raised from four to seven earlier this semest...

Matadors defend the Matadome in college boxing tournament

Matadors defend the Matadome in college boxing tournament

Nicole Socala

May 13, 2014

    >>CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed Aaron Goldwyn of USC a McArio Del Castillo's opponent. Goldwyn pulled out of the match and was replaced with an unidentified competitor. CSUN became a rare venue for the first boxing event to be held on a college cam...

Letter to the Editor: UNAM is not a conspiracy

Daily Sundial

May 12, 2014

I am writing to correct several factual errors in Professor Acuña’s account in the May 7, 2014 Daily Sundial article about CSUN’s relationship with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).Chicana/o Studies was consulted on multiple occasions during the development of CSUN’s new Center on...

On Point: Mechanical engineering students build a car

Asher Silberman

May 9, 2014

Hosts: Teemant and Lewis Guests: CSUN Mechanical Engineering students Mayra Montesinos and Ryan Camiré, with CSUN Geography Professor Steven Graves

Matador News: Students confident about final exams

Asher Silberman

May 9, 2014

President Obama visits California, China offers help in the search for the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, and CSUN students prepare for final exams. Anchors: Melissa Trahin, Jessica Hernandez, Andrea Bautiste and Carolina Najarro. Producers: Romy Ginsberg, Alex Corey, Bryan Ramirez and Timothy...

Cosplay is never consent: don’t harass your fellow fan

Cosplay is never consent: don’t harass your fellow fan

Jasmine Mochizuki

May 8, 2014

For cosplayers, Halloween is not the only opportunity to don a costume in public without being a deviant… or so we thought. Cosplay, short for “costume play”, is often seen at conventions where participants dress up to resemble characters from cartoons, comics, anime, video games, movies and so ...

Greene leaves his mark on, off the court at CSUN

Greene leaves his mark on, off the court at CSUN

Pete D. Camarillo

May 8, 2014

  The Matadors spent this past season making a run at a Big West Championship, and fought hard until the final moment of the championship game. But none of the team's success would have been possible without the leadership and clutch performances of graduating guard Josh Greene. On several...

It’s OK to apologize for a graduation mess-up

It’s OK to apologize for a graduation mess-up

Luis Rivas

May 8, 2014

After years — on and off a total of 13 — I finally did it. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a university. The first in my family to do so, although my brother technically beat me to it  graduating early from DeVry earlier in the year. It was a great accomplishment, in spite of many setbacks. ...

10 tips on how to land your next job

10 tips on how to land your next job

Himerria Wortham

May 8, 2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on May 2, that businesses and professional services have added 75,000 jobs in April, the most jobs in more than two years, while the unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest it has been since 2008. Employers plan on hiring 7.6 percent more from the g...

Sand Volleyball: Development of program is a team effort

Sand Volleyball: Development of program is a team effort

James Waters

May 8, 2014

With the help of a spirit that epitomizes the love of the game, there is a new sport coming to the Cal State Northridge campus. CSUN announced the addition of sand volleyball as the university’s 19th intercollegiate sport earlier this spring and completed the program’s first season in Marc...

#selfie#nofilter#instafollow, the word selfie has been integrated into the Oxford Online English dictionary

Mateo Melero

May 8, 2014

There is always that one friend who acts as if their cell phone is a world-renowned photographer, and their social media page is their personal glamor magazine. Their Instagram is a deluge of selfies, revealing their new haircut, their time in front of the mirror at the gym, what they are eating,...

Student musician plans to introduce music therapy to smaller village across the globe

Student musician plans to introduce music therapy to smaller village across the globe

Charlie Kaijo

May 8, 2014

Arsi Nami watched his brother undergo music therapy for a spinal cord surgery that left half of his body paralyzed, but didn’t realize how the experience would shape the course of his life. In 2008, his brother underwent surgery to have a tumor removed from his spinal cord. Part of the surgery required...

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