The Sundial

Weekly Picks 5/10 – 5/17

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Jacob Pascua

May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10Khalid @ the Greek Theatre7:30 p.m.$70 general admission (plus fees)Greek Theatre2700 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027Known for his soulful and alluring vocals, Khalid takes the stage at the Greek Theatre in his second night performing in L.A. The young r&b artist is stopping b...

Jack Wall Concert Preview

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Tandy Lau

May 9, 2018

Composer Jack Wall, best known for his scores in the "Call of Duty" and "Mass Effect" series soundtracks, will be performing this Wednesday at the Soraya Great Hall, Valley Performing Arts Center.With over 500,000 monthly Spotify listeners and multiple Game Audio Network Guild awards, Wall is one of...

Letter to the Editor: When Will CSUN Protect Students, Faculty and Staff of Color?

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Contributor

May 9, 2018

Almost 10 years ago on March 4, 2010, four CSUN students and one Los Angeles Valley College student - all students of color - were arrested on Reseda Boulevard near CSUN for protesting against harmful cuts to education and bloated administrator salaries. A beautiful assembly of 7,000 students, teache...

Sports Calendar

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Justin Vigil

May 9, 2018

Friday May 11Softball vs Long Beach at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Pride dayBaseball vs UC Davis at 3 p.m.Track and Field, Big West Championship, All daySaturday May 12 Baseball vs UC Davis at 1 p.m. CSUN Athletics daySoftball vs Long Beach at 1 p.m. (Final regular season game) Team DayTrack and Field, Big We...

Therapy dogs to the rescue!

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Justin Lee

May 9, 2018

Students and staff members gather around different types of therapy dogs, greyhound, german shepherd, pitbull and chihuahua mix, and poodle, as they were brought into a shaded area. The dogs are part of a nonprofit organization called Love on a Leash, who are dedicated to bringing happiness and comfort to people nationwide. They...

Sanchez leaves Matador Pool as the all-time leading scorer

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Karlie Habitz

May 9, 2018

CSUN senior Maddie Sanchez had anything but a quiet water polo career. Appearing in 110 games as a Matador, Sanchez netted 229 goals making her the record holder for CSUN and the Big West Conference, leaving her name solidified in Matador history. In 2016, her sophomore year, Sanchez was named All-Big West Conference...

Implementation of Executive Orders 1100 and 1110 expected to be completed by fall 2018

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Brandon Ilano

May 9, 2018

CSU Chancellor Timothy White issued Executive Order 1100, an order that would eliminate the requirement of ethnic, gender, women’s and cultural studies classes in Section F along with other changes to the General Education Plan in November.Students voiced their opposition through protests and boyco...

Basketball coach Mark Gottfried involved in federal investigation

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Tamara Syed

May 9, 2018

A federal grand jury requested personnel files from newly appointed basketball coach Mark Gottfried’s previous position at North Carolina State this past January, according to a report from Yahoo Sports.The FBI investigation involves alleged payments to families and players. According to a statement provided by President Dianne Harrison in response to the allegations, CSUN stands by th...

Class of 2018: How to deal with harassment in your future workplace

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Contributor

May 9, 2018

Ten years ago on a sweltering August day, I stepped foot on this campus for the first time as a freshman student. I was excited to start my college career, confused about where all the buildings were, and sweaty from the running (I accidentally enrolled in two classes ten minutes apart, located at the...

Games to watch

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Justin Vigil

May 9, 2018

SoftballSoftball returns home for their final series of the year to face Long Beach State. CSUN has won four out of their last five as several players are heating up at the plate. Mackenzie Babbitt has hit in seven straight games, four of which being multiple hit performances for the first baseman. ...

A rise in gas prices causes students to skip class

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Tamara Syed

May 8, 2018

The recent increase in gas prices causes Mireya Vasquez to choose between buying a meal or driving to work, “I’m constantly left without any money to eat because I have a big car and work four to five days a week,” the 22-year-old sociology major said. Gas prices have increased dramatica...

Matadors of the Week

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Karlie Habitz

May 8, 2018

Albee Weiss - Baseball The senior was the main driving force behind the Matadors picking up their third away series this season; the most for the Dors since 2002. Weiss went 2-for-6 in Sunday's game including a home run in the 12th inning to put the Matadors on top to win the final game of the series. Weiss had th...

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