Dec. 8, 2015
Volume 3, Edition 17
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KCSN 88.5 FM Benefit Concert Features Legend Bonnie Raitt

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Bonnie Raitt will headline the next KCSN 88.5 FM benefit concert on Monday, Feb. 22, at CSUN’s Valley Performing Arts Center.

student musicians

Encore: CSUN Again Ranked Among World’s Top Music Schools

For the second consecutive year, the Hollywood Reporter has ranked CSUN as one of the top 25 music schools in the world. CSUN is No. 16 on the list, up from No. 22 in 2014.

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Tim Wise

Anti-racist Educator Calls on the ‘Privileged’ to Break the Cycle of Ignorance and Discrimination

Anti-racism activist and author Tim Wise spoke to a packed house at CSUN about white privilege and racism.

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Upcoming Events

men’s basketball player

Men’s Basketball vs. Bethesda

Sun, Dec. 20, 5 p.m.
The action will be fast-paced, as the Matadors host their final home game of 2015.

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The Orlando Consort

The Orlando Consort - The Passion of Joan of Arc at VPAC

Sun, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.
The Orlando Consort, formed in 1988 by the Early Music Network of Great Britain, rapidly achieved a reputation as one of Europe’s most expert and consistently challenging groups performing repertoire from the years 1050 to 1550.

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student art from 2014

19th Annual High School Student Art Invitational

Jan. 11-30
This exhibit showcases local student artwork from nearly 40 San Fernando Valley high schools.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


KCSN Annual Toy Drive, Dec. 19

Join us at the KCSN Annual Toy Drive, co-hosted by Valley Scene Magazine at Lucille’s at the Village at Westfield Topanga in Woodland Hills (next to the KCSN studio). Enjoy mingling with KCSN on-air personalities, non-hosted lunch at Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ and a raffle of station swag and concert tickets. The unwrapped toys will benefit the families served by Union Rescue Mission.

Alumni Holiday Gift Idea

Looking for a unique gift for the CSUN alumni in your life? Leave a legacy and personalize a brick that surrounds the Matador Statue in Matador Plaza at CSUN. By purchasing a brick, you leave a lasting impression at CSUN.

CSUN Gives Back on Second-Annual Giving

On Dec. 1, CSUN students, faculty and staff got together to give back to the surrounding community during Giving Tuesday, the nationwide movement created to combat the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.


CSUN in the News


CSUN Wins $100,000 Grant to Build Student Skills, Confidence

Los Angeles Times

CSUN Alum’s Photos of Chicano Life and Protest are Essential for Understanding L.A.

Los Angeles Times

CSUN Alumna Listens with Her Eyes

Bakersfield Californian