Apr. 5, 2016
Volume 3, Edition 31
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Magic Show at CSUN

There is only one Earvin “Magic” Johnson, and the Laker icon and successful businessman presented the Big Lecture before a packed house at The Matadome on April 4, inspiring students and the CSUN community with a collection of stories from his basketball days and his business career.

Luis J. Rodriguez

LA Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez Teaches as Scholar-in-Residence at CSUN

Aspiring writers and poets at CSUN have the opportunity to learn from the ultimate mentor this spring. None other than the Poet Laureate of Los Angeles, Luis J. Rodriguez, a lifelong Angeleno and self-proclaimed “Valley Guy,” is serving as scholar-in-residence this semester and teaching a literature course in the Department of Chicana/o Studies.

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Jesse Knepper and Nicole Wilson

CSUN Students Selected to Attend Prestigious Clinton Global Initiative

Because of their innovative thinking, 12 CSUN students participated in the Clinton Global Initiative University conference, April 1-3 at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the students, Frida Herrera, had her project “Let’s Grow Healthy” chosen as one of the winners of the Project Resolution Social Venture Challenge.

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Upcoming Events

Annual Juried Art Exhibition flyer

Annual Juried Art Student Show

Fri, April 8, noon
An exhibition by CSUN graduate and undergraduate students in all media of the visual arts.

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Baseball vs. Long Beach State

Sat, April 9, 1 p.m.
The Matadors open Big West play against the 49ers, and at the Saturday contest a limited number of fans receive the Brick-by-Brick T-shirt free.

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LA Opera Chorus

LA Opera presents Great Opera Choruses at VPAC

Sun, April 10, 3 p.m.
LA Opera presents a free concert featuring the renowned LA Opera Chorus led by Resident Conductor Grant Gershon.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Behind the Scenes: Young Alumni in Television Panel, April 6

Interested in getting into the TV industry, climbing the ladder and finding success? Join us for this CSUN Alumni event at the Grand Salon at CSUN’s University Student Union and get powerful career insight.

Armenian Studies Program Banquet, April 10

Alumni and Friends of the Armenian Studies Program invites you to campus for this year’s banquet. The event benefits the Armenian Studies Program at CSUN.

Asian American Studies 25th Anniversary and Annual Student Awards, April 23

You are cordially invited to the Asian American Studies 25th Anniversary and Annual Student Awards celebration. During this event we will recognize our outstanding students and honor our alumni and community partners.

All Sports Day, April 10

Young people in grades 1-8 are invited to participate in the event that will feature clinics led by CSUN student-athletes and coaches, who will blend lessons of sports and life skills. The day culminates with the kids receiving free admission to the 1 p.m. baseball game against Long Beach State.

SAAC to Hold Clothing Drive at Six April Matador Home Games

CSUN’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will collect clothing for all sizes and ages at select home games during the month of April, benefiting the Good Shepherd Shelter. At ticketed events, fans who bring donations will receive free admission.


CSUN in the News


Accessible Workplace Technology: Signed, Sealed, Delivered

U.S. Department of Labor Blog

Champion of Minority Support at CSUN Dies

Los Angeles Daily News

Math Department CSUN wins AMS national award