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Harvard wins Thanksgiving Classic over CSUN

Harvard wins Thanksgiving Classic over CSUN

Ethan Hanson

November 26, 2018

CSUN coach Jason Flowers could only sit in his chair and stare at the sight he was witnessing in Saturday's Warner Center Marriott Thanksgiving Classic at the Matadome. Flowers' defense was stiff. Harvard had the ball in constant rotation, and then guard Katie Benzen hit a 3-pointer after a late cont...

Men’s Basketball holds on for first win of the season (Story/video)

Men’s Basketball holds on for first win of the season (Story/video)

Kenneth Birkland

November 21, 2018

The men's basketball team secured their first victory of the season with a 80-77 win over the Tennessee State Tigers.The dynamic duo of Terrell Gomez and Lamine Diane did most of the heavy lifting for the squad, as Gomez had 22 points and three assists while Diane registered 29 points, 12 rebounds, ...

Women’s soccer home struggles continue after Texas Tech shuts out Matadors

Women’s soccer home struggles continue after Texas Tech shuts out Matadors

Ethan Hanson

September 14, 2018

CSUN goalkeeper Amanda Delgado had bodies flying at her in all directions in the 17th minute. A shot rang off an unseen boot and Delgado was ready to react and punch the ball away. Just minutes later, Delgado was tested again when four red jerseys all collided upon her, and she stood her ground.Delgado and her defense ...

Rodriguez shines in men’s soccer’s split weekend

Rodriguez shines in men’s soccer’s split weekend

Tyler Wainfeld

September 11, 2018

The Matadors returned home following a loss at Washington University on Friday, before getting an overtime win at Seattle University on Sunday. Forward Johnny Rodriguez scored three goals on the road trip, earning the transfer Big West Offensive Player of the Week honors.The game against the Washington...

Student demonstration denounces campus police’s reaction to gun threat

Student demonstration denounces campus police’s reaction to gun threat

Jacob Pascua

February 28, 2018

Students dressed in red and white, fervently chanted “My life is not a hoax” and “Open and operational” in a staged performance in front of the Oviatt library on Monday. The class of COMS 401, performance and social change, expressed their discontent with how campus police managed the false gun threat on Feb. 16. The students criticized CSUN for the lack of communication as students panicked when they ...

Scholarly Activist Loses DACA Status, Gains Legal Practice

Scholarly Activist Loses DACA Status, Gains Legal Practice

Valley View News

February 27, 2018

Lizbeth Mateo has been an activist for undocumented immigrants since college. She graduated from CSUN and Santa Clara Law School as an undocumented student. Mateo recently opened her own practice less than one year after being sworn in as an attorney. She says all her work has prepared her for this moment. “This...

Deported Businessman Separated From Family

Deported Businessman Separated From Family

Valley View News

February 27, 2018

Julian Montanez, a San Fernando Valley resident, was deported to Mexico last week. He owns an air conditioning business which supports his family. He was caught numerous times for traffic violations and felonies. After visiting his parole officer, he was caught by ICE. He says if he tries to come back...

Silicon Valley Professional’s Family Fears Deportation

Silicon Valley Professional’s Family Fears Deportation

Valley View News

February 27, 2018

More than 800,000 DACA recipients fear for their livelihoods. Twenty-eight-year-old Karen Ordaz is one of them. She’s a successful media producer for a Silicon Valley high tech company. Despite career success, Ordaz says she still stresses about her future even though her company supports her staying...

African DACA’s

African DACA’s

Valley View News

February 27, 2018

The Pew Research Center reports, over four thousand people from Africa living in the U.S. are DACA recipients. Many of whom are students. Cal State University, Northridge graduate Umu Rodgers, from Sierra Leone Africa says her father is the reason why she is here in the U.S. “It was always a...

CSUN DACA Resources

CSUN DACA Resources

Valley View News

February 27, 2018

Cal State Northridge is home to the largest population of undocumented students in the CSU system, according to the school DREAM Center. In 2016, the DREAM center opened to assist students with various resources, even before they are admitted to the University. “We offer a variety of student resources,...

Check out what your Matador athletes are doing this week

Check out what your Matador athletes are doing this week

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 ...

CSUN Campus Store re-opens with big celebration

CSUN Campus Store re-opens with big celebration

Dalia Espinosa

October 11, 2016

For the past couple of months, students have walked into a bookstore that appeared to be under construction, until Tuesday morning, CSUN finally hosted a grand-reopening of what used to be the Matador Bookstore. A live event was held in the bookstore complex to celebrate the new beginning of what has bec...

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