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More wet weather expected after last week’s heavy rains

Storm clouds break over the CSUN campus on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, after a massive rain storm dumped at least XXX on the region. It is expected to rain again Monday night, but this storm will relatively smaller. Michael J. Arvizu/The Sundial.

Michael J. Arvizu

December 15, 2014

By MENGRAN WU The CSUN community experienced heavy rainy days last week, but for the most part, was left unscathed. However, many California regions, including the greater Los Angeles area, were faced with a series of rainstorms. In Northridge, small floods caused by the rain covered so...

No time wasted during KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas, 2014

KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas featured a stellar lineup, including Incubus, Rise Against, and Smashing Pumpkins.

Michael J. Arvizu

December 15, 2014

By DIANA JIMENEZ The 25th annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert celebration kicked off on Saturday at the newly renovated Forum in Los Angeles. The show benefited “Para Los Niños,” a nonprofit organization which helps kids that are at risk of poverty by providing support and education opportu...

Matador Fantasy Football Week 15, Win or go Home!!

Matador Fantasy Football Week 15, Win or go Home!!

Conner Faulk

December 13, 2014

This week Conner Faulk and Ernesto Casillas talk everything Fantasy Football, as well as a new segment called the GM Game.  This guy or that guy, HOT 5 NOT 5 all part of this weeks show.  It's playoff time and you need to win or risk waiting a whole year till Fantasy starts again. We have the information,...

Football Friday Finals Week

Baylor leads the two Big 12 teams snubbed in the BCS Playoff. File photo courtesy of Tribune News Service.

Pete D. Camarillo

December 12, 2014

Kenneth Berry and Pete D. Camarillo wrap up the semester talking their favorite moments, the BCS Playoff, and battle of the bay....

tUnE-yArDs re-creates futuristic indie sounds at LA show

tUnE-yArDs performed a short set at the Sonos Studio in front of a small audience, promoting their new album,

Vincent Nguyen

December 12, 2014

Folky, percussive and beautifully eccentric, five-piece band tUnE-yArDs put on an interactive and upbeat evening with a show sponsored by Pandora and Sonos in Los Angeles Tuesday night at the Sonos Studios. With over 4 million hits on Pandora and previously playing on an episode of Conan the n...

J. Cole’s third effort is nothing new

J. Cole's third effort is nothing new

Pete D. Camarillo

December 12, 2014

One listen through J. Cole's “2014 Forest Hills Drive” will have listeners asking themselves "What did I just listen to?" Not because the album is a classic or overly bad, but a single run through of the album may not command your ears' attention at first listen. As a concept album, Cole d...

The New NBA Model

Long gone are the days of a single superstar carrying an NBA team to championships. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Kenneth Berry

December 12, 2014

The maxim that everything that lives will eventually die is a numbing pill swallow; however, the ironic realization of this is that humans fight it till the day we expire. Thus is the same in the NBA. The days of Showtime and Jordan are over and are never going to be seen again. The nostalgia of th...

Mitchell Family Counseling Clinic: Student trainees take on the future of therapy

Administrator Vera Chelyapov and staff counselors Bernice Contreras, and Yvette Nava go over paperwork and plans for the coming week. Photo Credit: Kristine Malicse/ Contributor

Leah Arzu

December 11, 2014

This isn’t your average therapy clinic, it’s a teaching program primarily led by assisted grad students. The private practice styled program, gives trainees hands on experience with patients, on and off campus. This unique approach is what drew Grad Student and trainee Kayla Caceres, to the c...

Women’s Volleyball: Casey Hinger’s legacy ahead of the class

File photo/ The Sundial

Candice Criss

December 11, 2014

Since her debut in 2011, Casey Hinger, senior child development major, has been able to make impressive strides as a middle blocker for the women’s volleyball team. Hinger ended her last season as a Matador with a total of 323 kills (3.30 kills per set), 276 digs, 24 aces and 91 total blocks. Sh...

Geek Clash says goodbye and congrats to Josh Carlton and looks ahead to spring 2015

Josh Carlton

December 10, 2014

  This week on Geek Clash, the group says goodbye to Josh as he prepares to head off into the abyss of post-college life. In between mourning, Lita and Trevor discuss their favorites of the year, while Josh chimes in. Geek Clash will return in spring 2015 after winter break. Thanks for listenin...

START program provides health services to students

Cynthia Riggall, START recruiter, provides students with information about the program infront of the Klotz center. START offers students at CSUN free HIV testing. Photo Credit: Manny D. Araujo/The Sundial

Manny D. Araujo

December 10, 2014

  With funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration a new program at the Klotz center will perform, rapid HIV testing that can have the results of the test in 20 minutes. By comparison, the standard HIV test can take between one to three weeks to return result...

Smart holiday spending strategies

Jason Ramos a senior at CSU Northridge, is the President of the Smart Spenders Club. The club informs students on how to better manage money, especially on a tight budget. Photo Credit: Joshua Bantay/Contributor

Silvia Gutierrez

December 10, 2014

While appetites and outings can be priority, so is the content of a wallet. One year ago, CSUN graduate Cat Placencia  thought the campus lacked a club that promotes responsible spending. This led her decision to create Smart Spenders, a club where students are able to address spending habits and sh...

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