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Matadors cruise to victory, earn season sweep over Cal Poly

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Susanna Behnan

February 3, 2019

With the distasteful remnants still lingering from nearly blowing a 20-point lead on Jan. 12 at Cal Poly, the Matadors were able to redeem themselves on Saturday by maintaining a near wire-to-wire victory, defeating the Mustangs 83-65.The narrative that surrounds the Matadors this season has been that...

Women’s basketball keeps pace with Davis after win over Fullerton

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Kenneth Birkland

February 2, 2019

The Matadors beat the Titans 74-44 on the back of senior Channon Fluker's 70th career double-double and a season-high 50.8 percent showing from the field.The Matadors now move to 11-10 overall and 5-2 in conference play after the win, maintaining their spot in second place in the conference standings...

No. 11 CSUN swept in weekend homestand

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Jairo Alvarado

January 28, 2019

The Matadors returned home from their Midwest road trip and dropped both of their matches this weekend. The Matadors were swept by No. 5 Loyola-Chicago Friday night at the Matadome before losing in five sets Saturday night to No. 9 Lewis University.The Matadors now have a record of 5-4 after their fir...

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...

Women’s volleyball trying to find their identity

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Justin Vigil

August 29, 2018

After an up and down start, the Matadors will return to CSUN for their home opener Friday Aug. 31 against North Texas at 6 p.m.The team will also play Idaho in the Matadome Saturday night Sep. 1 followed by an away match Sunday Sep. 2 at Pepperdine.The Matadors enter the CSUN-Pepperdine Challenge follow...

Men’s soccer heads into 2018 campaign

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Tyler Wainfeld

August 21, 2018

After finishing the preseason 2-1 and with an 8-3 goal differential, the men’s soccer team is all set to take on the challenge of a new season.The team picked up wins over Cal State Bakersfield and Cal State San Bernardino but ended with a shutout loss at No. 1 Stanford.Led by senior Andrew Ri...

University sued by former employee for discrimination

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Dede Ogbueze

May 2, 2018

A lawsuit filed against Cal State University, Northridge last June by a former university employee alleges race discrimination, harassment, retaliation and failure to accommodate disability. The complaint accused Marketing and Communications Director of Programming, Jorge Martin, of harassment and...

Share your opinion: Conflict in Syria

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Samantha Fuller-Hall

April 12, 2018

There has been increasing controversy over whether the international community should get involved in increasing violence in Syria, which recently culminated in a suspected deadly gas attack. Despite pressures to cease their support of the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose regime is implicated in th...

Future Holotape: A dive into their music

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Gisselle Pernett

April 12, 2018

Synthwave music is a genre that has grown incredibly popular throughout the years. However, it is still a music style that is hard to define and identify. In simple terms, Synthwave is a genre of electronic music that captures the 1980s film and video game sound. A Los Angles-based band has taken Syn...

National Pet Day: Matadors show appreciation for their pets

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Victor Herrera Jr

April 11, 2018

Matadors share why they're appreciative of their pets. Sophomore Uziel Gomez, Major in Business Management- “I have one pet, and his name is Ghost. I have had him for over seven years now, and I love him very much. To me, National Pet Day is a great day to show appreciation to our pets. Ghost ...

You just graduated from CSUN: Now what?

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Diane Roxas

April 11, 2018

Graduation is fast approaching but there is one question that is on every graduating student’s mind: “What’s next?” There are three paths that college graduates usually take after getting their diplomas: employment, unemployment or continuing education. Shushan Kapaktchian, 22, graduated...

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