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Men’s basketball drops the ball in loss to Portland

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Tyler Wainfeld

November 18, 2018

The men’s basketball team dropped their third game in a row to Portland, 80-77, despite having as much as an 18-point lead in the second half. The Matadors came out of the gates strong, putting up 41 points in the first half to take a 14-point lead heading into halftime. They then added to the le...

New Athletic Director Michael Izzi aims to fill every seat

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Kenneth Birkland

October 22, 2018

Michael Izzi is the new Athletic Director of CSUN’s 19-team program after being hired on July 2.Izzi previously worked as the Athletic Director for UC Irvine and was in Athletics Administration at Stanford. His primary goal is to have the Matadome at full-capacity for every game of the basketbal...

Check out what your Matador athletes are doing this week

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Mercedes Mayers

January 11, 2017

Wednesday, Jan. 18Men's basketball @ Hawaii, 9 p.m.Thursday, Jan. 19Men's volleyball vs. BYU, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20Men's volleyball vs. BYU, 7 p.m.Men's track and field @ Cherry & Silver Invitational, All DayWomen's track and field @ Cherry & Silver Invitational, All DayWomen's tennis vs. Long ...

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A CSUN soccer player rushes to retrieve the soccer ball. File Photo/The Sundial

Robert Spallone

October 11, 2016

Oct. 12 Men’s Soccer vs Cal State Fullerton at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 Women’s Soccer vs UC Riverside at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 Men’s Cross Country at Highlander Invitational at 7 a.m. Women’s Cross Country at Highlander Invitational at 7 a.m. Women’s Volleyball at Long Beach State at ...

Marijuana appears to hinder athletes, more than help

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Daniel Robles

April 19, 2016

There is a long-standing belief in society that weed is more of a detriment than a performance enhancer. Marijuana as a performance enhancer is something that doesn’t sound right at first, but there are studies and personal accounts to support that belief. “[The] only effect I can think of ...

The holes in the NCAA’s handling of sexual assault allegations

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Julius Lasin

October 14, 2015

It is evident that, even in 2015, sexual misconduct and assault are not scarce or rare on college campuses. According to a fact sheet published by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted in college, with 90 percent of these occurrences...

CSUN participates in Giving Tuesday event

Candice Criss

December 3, 2014

The CSUN community celebrates giving tuesday on December 2nd, a global event to give back. On and off campus organizations participated in this event such as Strength United, The American Red Cross, and The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission.

Friday Night Lights Out

Friday Night Lights Out

Gabriela Rodriguez

October 9, 2014 On Point looks at the challenges facing high school football with Westlake High School coach Ellis Green, CSUN Assistant Athletic trainer Ashley Meyer, and football parent June Dubreuil.

Monday Night Football, free prizes at The Pub

Monday Night Football, free prizes at The Pub

Chandelor Armstrong

November 26, 2013

For some CSUN football fans, “Monday Night Football” at The Pub has become a weekly tradition and has become popular among the CSUN community. “The event draws 90 to 100 students depending on the teams playing,” said Elena Lomali, commercial services attendant for the event. As students b...

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