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Matador Nights brings relief to end of semester pressure

Students get caricatures drawn of themselves
Hannah Brunelli April 24, 2016

Students danced to the latest hip hop and techno songs, lost themselves in a maze and strolled around the French Quarter at the Mardis Gras themed Matador Nights on Friday. “We want it to be a fun...

Expectations for Matador Nights

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Mariah Sherriffe September 3, 2015

Photo booth, a galactic casino, and glitter tattoos? It can't get any better than that. The highly anticipated event of the semester is finally here. Matador Nights has arrived with yet another creative...

Matador Nights is back with a space theme

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Priscilla Diaz September 2, 2015

Matador Nights returns this year with the promise of intergalactic fun. The biannual event started in 2006 to celebrate the establishment of the University Student Union. The first Matador Nights...

Matador Nights once again fills USU, this time with an Hawaiian theme

The crowd of CSUN students that gathered in front of the stage while DJ Nick Ferrer played his set. (Jennifer C. Martinez/Contributor)
Daniel Dell-Cornejo April 27, 2015

The University Student Union found itself packed at Friday’s Matador Nights, which brought together over 3,400 CSUN students for a Hawaiian themed evening of food, fun and live performances. At a...

Matador News: April 22nd, 2015

Matador News: April 22nd, 2015
Matador News April 22, 2015

Los Angeles teachers reach a tentative agreement with LAUSD, and Chinese construction workers dig up 63-million-year old dinosaur eggs. Matador News reporter Harry Abelson reports on Friday's Matador Nights. Anchors:...

USU is transformed into Las Vegas casino for Matador Nights

 Eric Garcia, 22, CTVA senior, left, and Brenda Topete, 19, CDAC sophomore, right, playing the slot machine in the casino room at the Matador Nights on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the USU parking lot in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)
Nicole Socala April 27, 2014

The spring installment of Matador Nights brought together the old and the new with a club scene outdoors and a classic Las Vegas theme indoors. The event was hosted by the University Student Union (USU)...

USU appoints CSUN student as new Board of Directors member

USU appoints CSUN student as new Board of Directors member
Vera Castaneda September 16, 2013

The University student union (USU) Board of Directors (BOD) welcomed a new board member during their monthly meeting Monday in the USU Grand Salon. Kandee Bracero, a CSUN undergraduate student and business...

Matador Nights takes 5,400 students back to the 1950s

Matador Nights takes 5,400 students back to the 1950s
Victoria Becerril September 7, 2013

Students flashed back to the past as they celebrated the 1950s themed Matador Nights at the University Student Union (USU) on Friday. Matador Nights has become one of the most anticipated free events...

CSUN students experience a taste of NYC at Matador Nights

CSUN students experience a taste of NYC at Matador Nights
Areli Rodriguez April 28, 2013

By Champaign Williams April 28th, 2013 Section: News CORRECTION: In the video, Randy Sorenson's title is USU event assistant, not lead event assistant. The University Student Union was filled...

Matador Nights spreads school spirit New York style

Champaign Williams April 28, 2013

CORRECTION: There were 2,700 students at Matador Nights, not 4,500. Waivers did not need to be signed to receive glitter tattoos. The rides were in the performance hall parking lot, not the USU parking...

Matador Nights returns with New York theme

Jason Gallaher April 22, 2013

The University Student Union is putting on Matador Nights this Friday, April 26 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. in the Plaza del Sol, Grand Salon, and Northridge Center. The theme for this semester’s Matador...

Thousands attend Matador Nights

Thousands attend Matador Nights
Donna Rodriguez September 11, 2012

Matador Nights out did themselves with musical guests Kreayshawn, Baby Bash and Far East Movement on Friday, Sept. 7. Students filled the USU square to its near capacity when Far East Movement stepped...

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