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Weekly Calendar of Events (Sept. 6-12)

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Ryan Mancini

August 31, 2016

Tuesday, Sept. 6Pride Center's Rainbow ReceptionThe reception is to be held in Northridge Center at the University Student Union. Students can gather together in an inclusive environment to bring together CSUN's LGBTQ students and faculty. Refreshments will be provided, and will begin at 5 p.m.Tuesday-Wedne...

Sports-A-Palooza takes over Matador Walk

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Tawnya Cervantes

August 31, 2016

Associated Students (AS) held their annual Sports-A-Palooza, where sports clubs set up on Matador Walk to recruit new members and promote their clubs. AS members drew students in with music, small-competitive basketball and soccer games, some freebies from a Rockstar energy-drink booth along with...

Sting’s arrival causes parking closures on campus

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Audrey Arellano

August 31, 2016

British singer and the man behind The Police, Sting, will have an exclusive VIP concert at KCSN on Wednesday, where he will premiere his first rock album in 13 years and 12 studio album called “57th & 9th," which is scheduled to be released on November 11. “It’s crazy that Sting is playing...

Match Up With The Matadors

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Glory Rose Cruz

August 31, 2016

Ariana Tran, 21, begins her fourth year playing for the CSUN women’s soccer team. Tran, originally from San Diego, is a public health major who enjoys spending her free time participating in outdoor activities like hiking and hanging out at the beach with friends. Tran also enjoys eating Asian food and if she could l...

Review: “Between the World and Me” and “The Fat Tail”

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Ryan Mancini

August 30, 2016

Race in America is an issue that has gained new purpose in recent years. With the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and the subsequent protests against police brutality, it has been a national focus point. Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, who has closely observed and reported on these affairs, has already written a memoir about what i...

Associated Students Fair give students a warm welcome

Students learn more about Outdoor Adventures from Christine Upton and Juan Carlos Cortez. Photo credit: Samantha Gullikson

Michele Rodriguez

August 30, 2016

The Associated Students (AS) Fair welcomed back hundreds of CSUN students today with music, food and freebies outside the Matador Bookstore Complex.Students were greeted with flyers, planners and free popsicles to help cool down in the heat while a live DJ set kept everyone upbeat and having fun. With...

Attempted robbery near campus

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Alejandro Aranda

August 30, 2016

An attempted robbery on Lassen Street and Lindley Avenue was reported to the CSUN police department this afternoon.According to CSUN police, the victim was attempting to sell her cell phone to the alleged suspect at the intersection. The suspect tried to take the victim’s cell phone and punched t...

AS holds first meeting of the fall 2016 semester

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Dede Ogbueze

August 30, 2016

With only four returning senate members, yesterday's AS meeting touched on the encouragement of prioritizing studies while staying mindful of the responsibilities they hold to students, according to AS President Sevag Alexanian. Vice President Kenya Lopez introduced an initiative proposed by California...

Crime Blotter August 22-28

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Samantha Gullikson

August 29, 2016

Monday, August 22ndAn unknown suspect failed to leave identification after colliding with a vehicle in the G3 parking structure.Tuesday, August 23rdBlack paint was used to vandalize a power box near the tennis courts. The suspect is currently unknown.A hit-and-run occurred in the G3 parking structure when an unknown ...

Gene Wilder dead at 83

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Robert Spallone

August 29, 2016

Actor Gene Wilder, who starred in films such as “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Young Frankenstein,” died on Sunday night at the age of 83, according to news reports. Wilder’s lawyer, Eric Weissmann, confirmed the star’s death Monday afternoon to CNN. “Even though his characters w...

Music Mondays: ‘I like that old time rock and roll’

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Ashley Horton

August 29, 2016

Rock music began to emerge in mainstream society during the 1950s and 1960s. As a new generation came of age, rock music began to reflect a cultural revolution. The evolution of rock and roll has had a lasting impact on American society, and has influenced many of today’s greatest artists. “I...

Kendall Smith gains year of eligibility for men’s basketball

Senior forward Tre Hale-Edmerson contests a shot against the California State University, Fullerton Titans on Feb. 10 in the Matadome. (Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial)

David Yapkowitz

August 29, 2016

CSUN men's basketball player Kendall Smith will receive an extra year of athletic eligibility, according to a press release from the CSUN Athletic Department. Smith, who transferred to CSUN from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2015, will enter this upcoming season as a junior. As per the press ...

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