Mar. 8, 2016
Volume 1, Edition 8
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AppJam Highlights Student Creativity

AppJam kicked off a month-long app competition where students submit apps they developed with the goal of helping the community. At the opening event, CSUN alumnus David Reichelt ’13 (Theatre) discussed the development of his wildly popular app, Color Switch.

Transportation leaders

Valley Leaders Push for Better Transportation Options at CSUN Summit

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and several other elected officials joined CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison and other university and student leaders on March 3 in a discussion aimed at improving public transit access to CSUN and the surrounding community.

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Dream Center

CSUN Builds DREAM Center to Serve Undocumented Students

Most students attending CSUN come to campus with big dreams. For undocumented students, it is often difficult to pursue theirs. To help make dreams come true, CSUN has opened a resource space for undocumented students called the DREAM Center at the USU.

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Upcoming Events

Volleyball game

Poolside DJ Party at SRC Rec Pool

Wed, March 9, 1:30 p.m
It’s time for the March Madness Edition of the Poolside DJ Party! Gear up for some 5-on-5 competition during the March Madness Water Basketball Tournament. The first 100 CSUN students who show up in a swimsuit will receive a free Subway lunchbox.

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Joshua Bell at VPAC

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell at VPAC

Wed, March 9, 8 p.m.
For more than two decades, Joshua Bell has enchanted audiences worldwide with his breathtaking virtuosity and tone of rare beauty.

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Volleyball game

Men’s Volleyball vs. Hawaii

Fri and Sat, 3/11 and 3/12, 7 p.m.
The Matadors are in action on Friday and Saturday against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Take part in the Red Rally before Friday’s game and receive free Matador gear!

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Focus on Students


13th Annual Take Back the Night Rally and March

On March 16, join the Women’s Research and Resource Center at the Plaza del Sol at 6 p.m. as they publicly confront violence against women by taking back the night.

Spring Into Wellness at the Oasis

Starting on March 14, you can enjoy an exciting range of special events throughout the week at the Oasis. Monday’s free event will feature a performance by a harpist and Craft Creations from noon to 2 p.m. and a workshop on using writing to cope with stress from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

FIFA Console Tournament at Games Center

Test your FIFA skills at the Games Room on March 8 from 7:15 to 9 p.m. Besides earning bragging rights, the winner will receive a $25 Visa Gift Card!

CSUN Students Work to Fight Food Waste and End Hunger

Read about what students are doing to help fight hunger in the San Fernando Valley while also helping to decrease campus food waste in this edition of the Sustainability Newsletter.

Students Inspire at 20th Annual Student Research Symposium

Months of planning, deliberating and discussion led to the 20th annual Student Research and Creative Works Symposium, showing off some of the best and brightest work that CSUN students have to offer.


CSUN on Social Media


CSUN Women’s Basketball Player Channon Fluker Named Big West Freshman of the Year


Hail to the Matadors #CSUN4Life


CSUN Theatre Students Won Awards at the 2016 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Honolulu