Feb. 23, 2016
Volume 1, Edition 6
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CSUN Pushes for Better Transportation Options to Ease Campus Commutes

The CSUN campus sits in the middle of a transportation desert of sorts, devoid of subway or light-rail connections and sorely lacking in the number of rapid bus lines. CSUN leadership is hoping to change this — and benefit the surrounding Valley community in the process. University officials are advocating for Metro transit officials, legislators and business leaders to support efficient, timely transportation options for CSUN’s almost 50,000 students, faculty and staff. On March 3, CSUN will host a Valley Transportation Summit to discuss proposed transit solutions.

Cedric Hackett

CSUN’s First Black Youth Guidance Forum Inspires Advocates of Community Involvement

Most high school and college students spend their Saturday mornings at places other than a college campus. But as CSUN celebrated its first Black Youth Guidance Forum on Feb. 13, students of all ages gathered at the USU to learn about ways to pursue their higher education goals as members of the African-American community.

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students at expo

Kinesiology Students Demonstrate Program at LA Marathon Expo

CSUN‬ kinesiology students demonstrated their community wellness program, Commit to be Fit, at the Los Angeles Marathon Expo. Open to staff, faculty, students and the CSUN community, the free program is customizable to complement any fitness goal.

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Upcoming Events


Men’s Basketball vs. UC Santa Barbara

Thur, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Before the Matadors tip off against the Gauchos, students are encouraged to take part in the It’s On Us campaign. The first 500 people to take the pledge to stop sexual violence receive a free T-shirt.

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flags and marching band

The Band of the Royal Marines and the Pipes, Drums, and Highland Dancers of the Scots Guards at VPAC

Sun, Feb. 28, 3 p.m.
The rousing Royal Marines join forces with the Highland Dancers of the Scots Guard for a commotion in motion of band, bagpipes and kilts.

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Judge Loren Miller

Civil Rights Pioneer: A Symposium on Judge Loren Miller

Mon, Feb. 29, 3 p.m.
Amina Hassan will be speaking about her recent work, the biography of Judge Loren Miller, civil rights attorney and journalist.

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Focus on Students


Work for the USU or SRC, Feb. 24 and 25

Interested in a student job with great pay right here on campus? The USU is hosting two job information sessions for students in the Grand Salon in the University Student Union. As the largest employer of students on campus, the USU offers a wide range of jobs in areas like the SRC, Oasis Wellness Center, Pride Center, Veterans Resource Center and more.

Matador Recreation Day, Feb. 25

Bring your friends and join us for Matador Recreation Day. It’s our fun celebration of physical activity and healthy living. There will be live music and a craft corner.

Comics and Visual Culture, Feb. 27

CSUN is taking the burgeoning field of comics studies to the next level by throwing the spotlight on student research that examines the interaction of comics and visual culture from diverse perspectives.


CSUN on Social Media


CSUN Joins National Effort to Reimagine First Year of College


The Importance of People of Color in Our Communities


Packed Matadome Rocks