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SRC opens without running water for restrooms, showers

Man faces mirror in workout gym

Eric Licas

April 4, 2016

Restrooms, showers and water fountains remain out of order throughout the Student Recreation Center, according to staff. The SRC reopened 1 p.m. Monday despite a burst water main that cut off the building's water supply over the weekend. Although running water remains unavailable throughout th...

Matador recreation day promotes healthy living

Target Practice on the Student Recreation Center Field during Fitness Day on Feb.25. (Matthew Wojtasiak/The Sundial) Photo credit: Matthew Wojtasiak

Matthew Wojtasiak

February 28, 2016

Matadors celebrated National Recreation Sports and Fitness Day Thursday with an obstacle course on the Student Recreation Center field.Audrey Martinez, events supervisor for the USU, said, "Matador Recreation Day is about promoting health, fitness, and wellness, while being free for all CSUN students....

CSUN Climbing Club Excels With Help of Rock Wall

Colby Decoteau show's his palms, rugged from years of climbing. Leni Maiai / The Sundail

Leni Maiai

September 10, 2015

When going in for your daily bicep sculpting session at CSUN’s Student Recreation Center, it can be sometimes easy to miss the giant rock that protrudes from the foyer like Titanic’s iceberg. Perhaps even easier to miss, are the human-spiders that climb the huge, artificial rock. One such spider-man...

SRC introduces activity program for children of faculty & staff

Madeline Sensibile

March 30, 2015

>CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the SRC's Fitness and Wellness Manager's name was Sarah Salute instead of Sandra Salute. In order to get children moving today, CSUN's own Student Recreation Center has introduced the Youth Activity Program running now until April 18. All c...

SRC hosts Spinning Nation event to raise money for American Heart Association

Wynnona Loredo

February 28, 2015

Today CSUN's Student Recreation Center hosted Spinning Nation® 2015, a country-wide charity bike-ride event in which participants raise a minimum of $100 and all of the proceeds go to the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" movement- a life-saving, heart disease awareness campaign. This...

Memorial ceremony remembers the life of deceased Matador

Memorial ceremony remembers the life of deceased Matador

Clarissa Corona

October 7, 2013

Ahmad Michael Jabali, who died of cardiac arrest in the Student Recreation Center (SRC) Sept. 30, was celebrated by family and friends at a memorial ceremony hosted by the Lebanese Student Association (LSA) Monday night. Jabali, a 23-year-old graduating senior was running on the SRC’s indoor tr...

Student collapses and dies of cardiac arrest at SRC

Michelle Dominguez

October 6, 2013

A memorial service will be held for CSUN student Michael Ahmad Jabali who died of cardiac arrest in the Student Recreation Center (SRC) last Monday. Jabali was last seen running around the SRC indoor track on the third floor where he collapsed. Nicole Karaan, president of the Lebanese Student Asso...

Construction across campus continues despite budget cuts over the years

Construction across campus continues despite budget cuts over the years

Melissa Simon

May 1, 2013

CLARIFICATION: The lead paragraph has been changed to reflect that bonds, donations and funds have helped with construction costs. Construction across campus continues through the use of state funding, bonds and even donations despite deep budget cuts in recent years. Colin Donahue, director of Faci...

SRC receives hefty rebate for green energy

SRC receives hefty rebate for green energy

Charlie Kaijo

April 15, 2013

Rows of solar tubes line the rooftop of the Student Recreation Center along with a patch of solar panels, saving the University Student Union $16,393 from March 2012 to February 2013 and yielding CSUN a huge financial reward. As part of a rebate agreement implemented during its design phase, the SRC...

Popular trainer offers students master class at CSUN

Popular trainer offers students master class at CSUN

Mayra Escobedo

October 9, 2012

Students got an opportunity to workout with Michael Blanks Tuesday at the SRC. The Master Class with Blanks kicked off the five Masterclass series put together by the University Student Union that will go on this year. “We want to give students the opportunity to interact with a high profil...

SRC proven to be worthwhile for students

Fredy Tlatenchi

February 9, 2012

These days, working out in public is akin to speaking in public. Both can be terrifying if caught unprepared or out-of-shape. Unless you are one of the few individuals who won the genetic lottery or have the self-efficacy to a follow a strict workout routine, this fear might already be lurking within. Not...

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