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CSUN lets one slip away late, loses to Idaho State, 84-79

CSUN senior Tre Hale-Edmerson (center) goes for the lay-up as the Matadors faced the USC Trojans at the Galen Center on Nov. 23. CSUN lost 96-61 in its fifth non-conference game.

Daniel Robles

December 30, 2015

Despite having five players score in double-figures, the Matadors were not able to earn the victory against the Idaho State University Bengals, 84-79, which marks their second straight loss. The Matadors shot a game-best 47.5 percent from the field which bested the Bengals 46.6 percent field-goal...

Matadors trounced by ranked Sun Devils

The CSUN women's basketball has now lost three straight games, all by double figures.

David Yapkowitz

December 30, 2015

The CSUN women's basketball team continued their road trip on Monday afternoon, falling to the Arizona State Sun Devils, 69-46. The Sun Devils are ranked No. 21 in the nation. The loss is the second in a row for the Matadors and it drops them to 2-10 on the season. Despite getting off to a hot...

Registering for classes each semester is an ongoing struggle

Students line up at the Admissions window in Bayramian Hall, to enroll in and pay for classes, submit and pick up transcripts, and get student IDs.  In the begining of the semesters, the lines usually wrap around the corner and down the hallway. The Sundial/File Photo


December 29, 2015

Why is it always incredibly difficult to get the classes students need? It is the same issue every semester. The process is difficult and, in my opinion, unnecessarily stressful. Why can’t something be done to make the process go smoother? We sit in front of our computer days before our registration...

Pushing to graduate in 4 years is easier said than done

(Jason Getz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)


December 26, 2015

It is no question that college students are under stress. Papers, exams, projects, midterms, finals and everything in between are just some of the reasons that cause stress. Not to mention the balance with extracurricular activities, work, having a social life and trying to get sleep at night. It's...

Students can’t be informed about campus events without signs

Students rush around the campus during the first week of school to attend classes, buy books and visit the Student Recreation Center. CSUN does not usually enroll a large number of students in the spring semester compared to the fall, which had the largest number of freshman in the campus' history. (File Photo / Loren Townsley / The Sundial)


December 23, 2015

Signs are an everyday forgotten aspect within society. Think about it, there are signs around people every day. There are posters in rooms, directions and labels on packages of food, other personal effects, signs on the road and directions on paperwork. My point: signs are everywhere and without...

Portland State scrapes by CSUN, Matadors lose, 83-77

Despite a late rally, the Matadors could not get their fourth straight winning, running out of gas on the road against Long Beach State. (File Photo/Raul Martinez/The Sundial)

David Yapkowitz

December 21, 2015

The CSUN women's basketball team continued their road trip on Sunday afternoon with an 83-77 loss to the Portland State University Vikings. The Matadors were coming off of only their second win of the season on Friday night against the University of Portland Pilots. The loss drops the Matadors to...

CSUN wins second straight, routs Bethesda, 79-49

The Matadors won has their first winning streak of the season after defeating Bethesda on Dec. 20.

Daniel Robles

December 20, 2015

CSUN junior guard Kendall Smith led the way with 22 points, the CSUN men's basketball defeated Bethesda University Flames with ease by a score of 79-49. After two turnovers on their first two possessions and a 5-1 deficit, the Matadors went on a roll where they would never trail again. As the half...

Captured: Dillon Francis

Dillon Francis played his fourth annual IDGAFOS Weekend concert series at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles on Dec. 18, 2015.

Brooke Holland

December 19, 2015

American DJ Dillon Francis performed a three-night concert series at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles on Dec. 18, 2015. The 28-year-old played fan favorites "Get Low," featuring DJ Snake, and collaborations with Skrillex, Disclosure and Norwegian DJ Kygo. He also premiered a new song w...

Long commute hurts the college experience for students

D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group/MCT)


December 19, 2015

Finally, we have graduated from the torment we call high school and taken a step towards adulthood. As a freshman, I was filled with excitement. I knew that I would be on a campus where students got involved. Sadly, CSUN is considered a commuter school. A commuter school is defined as "a sizable percentage of students who commute to class. A commuter school ha...

Safety concerns arise following attacks at entertainment venues

CSUN's state-of-the-art Valley Performing Arts Center is a cultural center for the San Fernando Valley. The Sundial / File Photo.

Michelle Moran

December 19, 2015

Safety in a venue has been an issue due to attacks that have occurred within the past years. Those attacks can include the recent Paris tragedy, where terrorists unloaded their guns in The Bataclan and killed many innocent people. This concert venue that seated 1,500 people, was a packed house according...

Enrollment program would make school easier for students

File Photo / The Sundial


December 16, 2015

Finals are around the corner, and along with the stress of turning in papers and exams comes the stress of choosing next semester's courses. The later the registration date means the greater stress level the student will reach. At CSUN, class discussions are heated when talking about how to get...

CSUN senior defender earns NSCAA honor

In addition to his contributions on defense, senior defender Trevor Morley had four goals this past season. Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Julius Lasin

December 10, 2015

CSUN men's soccer senior defender Trevor Morley earned a spot on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Second Team All-Far West Region.This is after Morley garnered All-Big West First Team honors for the third straight season and Big West Defensive Player of the Year, being the first Mat...

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