The Sundial

Women’s basketball will play No. 1 Notre Dame in first round of NCAA tournament

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Ethan Hanson

March 14, 2018

Cal State Northridge has never won an NCAA tournament game. Four appearances including three in the past five seasons and now the No. 16 ranked Matadors are being asked to pull off the near impossible.How impossible do you ask? Well, consider the fact that only once has the lowest seed in the first rou...

Game over for Theus and Martin

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Andrea Esparza

March 14, 2018

It was Wednesday, March 7 that men's basketball coach Reggie Theus and Athletic Director Brandon Martin were fired from the CSUN staff. Later that day Reggie Theus filed a battery complaint against Brandon Martin after the two were involved in an altercation.Martin was pulling out of his CSUN owned hom...

CSUN and local high schools participate in national walkout for gun control

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Orlando Mayorquin

March 14, 2018

More than 500 students from CSUN, Northpoint High School Northridge Academy gathered at the steps of the Oviatt Library as part of National Walkout Day to stand in unity with students at Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School and call for stricter gun control laws. The initial demonstration was organized...

VITA Clinic relieves the burden of tax prep

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Leeza Maisyan

March 14, 2018

Fall, winter, spring and summer are the seasons of the year, but we can't forget about tax season. As a student, it can be a daunting task filing your taxes, especially without the assistance of a professional practitioner.The VITA Clinic at CSUN helps low-income households file their taxes. It is av...

Earth’s Climate: On thin ice

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Benjamin Verheiden

March 14, 2018

With the 2018 Winter Olympics now melted into memory, there is one place in the northern hemisphere that did not have much of a winter from December to February. The lack of a normal winter in the Arctic Ocean entails catastrophic consequences for the whole world; along with the Antarctic, the Arctic ha...

Weekly Picks 3/14 – 3/23

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Jacob Pascua

March 14, 2018

Wednesday, March 14X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles$12.95, $11.95 for seniors and students, $10.95 for children 6 to 17-years-oldMondays - Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekendsL.A. LIVE 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015The Grammy Museum at LA LIVE is celebra...

Vs. Reality

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Breaunne Pinckney

March 14, 2018

When we’re kids, our parents always try to protect us from the evil in the world. They do so subtly. They tell us to come in the house before the street lights come on, or even make the rule not to talk to strangers.However, no matter how much our parents try to protect us, there are some thin...

The Gottfried era begins at CSUN

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Ethan Hanson

March 13, 2018

“We want players that want to be here.” Those were the words echoed by Mark Gottfried who was introduced as CSUN’s new head basketball coach on Tuesday at the Matadome.Gottfried has a successful past and first won an NCAA tournament as an assistant at UCLA back in 1995. Gottfried later ear...

Our World Now: Global Warming

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March 13, 2018

Political Cartoon by Julio Diaz, a Liberal Studies major and junior. This art was originally created for Professor Edie Pistolesi's ART 380, Children's Art and Lab....

Games to watch: 3/14-3/20

CSUN womans basketball dribbles ball across the court

Justin Vigil

March 13, 2018

3/16 CSUN vs Notre DameCSUN enters the big dance facing off with No. 1 seed Notre Dame. The Matadors will face their toughest test of the season when visiting the (29-3) Fighting Irish. The Irish have disposed of almost all their opponents this year, winning 15 of their games by 20 points or more. Cha...

MataMeals: Beef Stroganoff

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Evgeniya Emolkina

March 13, 2018

As it often is the case with popular dishes, there are endless variations of beef Stroganoff. The key portions of the dish include finely chopped pieces of beef in a creamy sauce. INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb pasta 1/2 lb beef thinly cut or cubed 2 tablespoon oil (I use sunflower oil) 1...

Men’s volleyball: Matadors win out through weekend, gain momentum heading into conference play

CSUN mens volleyball goes to spike the ball on the opposing team

Justin Vigil

March 12, 2018

CSUN (10-7) blanked both George Mason (10-8) and Harvard (5-9) over the weekend in three sets to close out non-conference play. The Matadors looked sharp on Friday, sweeping a fired up George Mason squad who had multiple players receive yellow cards in the second set. The George Mason University Patri...

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