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Here is how CSUN students can save when shopping

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Blanca Palacios

April 5, 2018

Matadors can save some cash on tunes and TV when bundling everything together with the new Spotify/Hulu deal. When students sign up with their CSUN.edu email, they are eligible to receive both services monthly for only $4.99. Many of us know that when you walk into American Eagle or Forever 21, and yo...

Brew means more than just coffee at the USU

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Nick Rose

March 29, 2018

As students are wrapping up mid-term season and with finals looming in the distance, many students need a place of Zen that set’s their mind at ease while dealing with the stresses of academics. If combing a rock garden or selecting the perfect blend of herbal tea doesn’t cut it, it may just be...

Excitement as graduation dawns on CSUN seniors

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Gisselle Pernett

March 26, 2018

Emotion filled the CSUN Campus Store during GradFest on March 14 and 15 as graduating seniors made one of their last stops before graduation. Students lined up to rent their caps and gowns, purchase tassels and take their graduation photographs. GradFest is also a moment of realization for a lot of ...

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...

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...

A.S. hosts conference, encourages high schoolers to pursue college

Granada Hills High school students placed flowers on the Matador statue. (Ellen Choi/ Sundial)

Nicollette Ashtiani

March 1, 2016

High school students got a taste of college life yesterday as they explored the CSUN campus as a part of Associated Students' "A.S. Awareness Month."Local high school Associated Student Body students from Northridge Academy and Granda Hills Charter were invited to attend a "High School Conference," a series ...

Student Travel Column: Destination China

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Julie Gauthier

October 4, 2015

https://vanessapbarajas.cartodb.com/api/v2/viz/49993182-7959-11e5-a9e8-0e787de82d45/viz.json Miki Wang, 26, talked to The Sundial and shared her travel experiences as a student. Q: Have you traveled a lot?A: Yeah, I traveled a lot in my life. If we bring [it] back to frequency, I almost travel ...

Yes means Yes needs to do so much more

Illustration by: Raymond Bacsal/Contributor

Priscilla Ross

December 9, 2014

In September, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that made California the first state to adopt a “Yes Means Yes” policy. Simply stated, the former “lack of the word ‘no’” doesn’t imply consent. Under this new law, any campus in the state must abide by certain policies and provide their...

Undocumented students’ dreams and voices need to be heard

Pamphlets containing information about college is present at a California Dream Act workshop. The workshop sought to be help students properly fill out forms for the California Dream Act. File Photo/The Sundial

Melisa Fumbarg

November 5, 2014

For many students, attending college can be a huge struggle, and I don’t mean the average challenges that come with writing papers, taking exams, getting classes and paying tuition. I am referring to the issues that undocumented students go through on a daily basis. They are often marginalized, excluded,...

The fable of a college education

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Jennifer Luxton

September 3, 2014

This fall, more than 20 million new college students will be shipped off to their respective campuses for bright futures and fulfilling experiences, according to numbers from the Department of Education. Mommy and Daddy will wave their children off to what they perceive to be a better life than they had, m...

Northridge’s All-American Matador

Forward Sagi Lev-Ari scored 16 goals last season, and was voted one of 32 players to watch for the MAC Hermann Trophy. Aside from working on his game, the senior finance major maintains a 3.0 GPA. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/The Sundial

Vincent Nguyen

August 25, 2014

With more than twenty matches left in his senior season, senior forward Sagi Lev-Ari has plenty of time to add to an already prestigious Matador Career At six-foot-one, the senior finance major from Israel was recently voted one of 32 players to watch for the MAC Hermann trophy, by the National Socc...

Students, staff talk what college means to their lives, careers

Students crossing the street  between the Library and the USU complex which is one of several busiest intersections on campus on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: Jennifer Carolina Oliva Pedroza/Contributor)

Kwok Chan

February 27, 2014

It is no secret that attending a degree-granting university benefits students in the long run when it comes to monetary factors. But a recent study by the Pew Research Center suggests that a college education leads students to many other benefits in addition to earnings. Forty-five percent o...

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