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Defense in Alkadi murder asks for more time

Defense in Alkadi murder asks for more time

Nicolette Hinojos

January 21, 2015

Agustin Fernandez was charged with murder on Oct. 20 last year in connection with the murder of Alkadi and his defense asked for a preliminary hearing set in April 2016 citing new and incoming evidence. "I already received a packet of new evidence and there is still much discovery I am waiting on,"...

Get organized with a swipe of a finger

Get organized with a swipe of a finger

Jessica Castellanos

January 21, 2015

Spring semester is now underway. Soon, students will be flooded with essays, deadlines and not nearly as much time as one would like. Staying on task can help ease some of the stress the semester will bring. Instead of using a device just to text or surf Instagram, let it work for you. Downloading a...

State of the Union offers promising changes

State of the Union offers promising changes

Melisa Fumbarg

January 21, 2015

  A new year means new laws and a new agenda. Like many people, the president too makes New Year's resolutions. The State of the Union Address seems like just that. It is a chance for the president to address the American people and members of Congress in order to present new ideas and an upco...

Obama’s State of the Union lays out plans for the next two years

Obama’s State of the Union lays out plans for the next two years

Ryan Mancini

January 21, 2015

  President Barack Obama used the 2015 State of the Union address to acknowledge the nation's ongoing economic improvements in the years following the 2008 recession, which defined the start to his presidency. "The shadow of crisis has passed, and the state of the union is strong," Obam...

5 Must-have apps for a successful 2015

5 Must-have apps for a successful 2015

Adriana Celis

January 21, 2015

Making New Year’s resolutions is easy. Keeping them, not so much. For college students, keeping a resolution can help maintain a more positive and productive outlook on their hectic year. Fortunately, they don’t have to venture on this journey on their own. Here are five apps that can help you stick...

Holiday Hoops: how the CSUN basketball teams fared over break

Holiday Hoops: how the CSUN basketball teams fared over break

Vincent Nguyen

January 20, 2015

With many students going home and celebrating the holidays during the break, the CSUN basketball teams have been putting on a show for those that can make it out and support the Matadors. Here's how they did over the cold winter. Men’s (6-13, 2-2 Big West) Head coach Reggie Theus and company has ...

Sleater-Kinney Are Back With ‘No Cities To Love’

Sleater-Kinney Are Back With ‘No Cities To Love’

Madeline Sensibile

January 20, 2015

Sleater-Kinney haven’t released a record in 10 years. Their last record was The Woods, released in 2005. If you’re a fan of the all girl punk rock band made up of Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein, and Janet Weiss, don’t fret. Sleater-Kinney are back with their 8th studio album, No Cities To Love, ou...

Handing out the awards: A recap of People’s Choice and The Golden Globes

Nicolette Hinojos

January 20, 2015

The People's Choice Awards and the Golden Globes has already started off this years award season on a comedic, slightly political, foot.The People's Choice Awards started off with a bang with performances by Lady Antebellum, named favorite country group, Fall Out Boy and Iggy Azalea voted favorite hip...

Coachella 2015: Is It Worth It?

Coachella 2015: Is It Worth It?

Madeline Sensibile

January 20, 2015

The kick-off of festival season may be just a few months away, but the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival lineup is already out, with festival goers old and new stirring with excitement. As usual, concert promoter Goldenvoice put out a stacked lineup, but does it please you? Since 2011,...

No Spring Rush – Will This Stop Hazing?

No Spring Rush – Will This Stop Hazing?

Alicia Zerai

January 20, 2015

CSUN's choice to pull pledging activities out of all Greek life throughout spring may be a great way to place temporary fear on the 54 fraternities and sororities. But this will never really stop hazing from happening.Hazing is set across a wide spectrum, from harmless actions, to others that can kill yo...

Upcoming Sports Games

Kenneth Berry

January 19, 2015

Wednesday: January 21: Men's Volleyball at Pepperdine at 7 p.m.Thursday: January 22: Women's Basketball at 7 p.m. at UC IrvineMen's Basketball vs. UC Irvine at the Matadome at 7 p.m. Broadcast on ESPN3 Friday: January 23: Women's Water Polo UCSB Winter Invite at Santa Barbara: vs. Arizona State at 3:...

Whether it’s TKO’s or Body Blows, these Matadors are Becoming an Unstoppable Force

Kenneth Berry

January 19, 2015

Last year, the CSUN Matadors Boxing Club sent six boxers to Miami, Florida, where four made the finals and two became champions of the 152 pound men and women's divisions. That’s the epitome of going zero to 100 real quick. Giovanna Miranda, 21-year-old junior and deaf studies major, has ...

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