Apr. 5, 2016
Volume 1, Edition 12
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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

Colorful Ad with faces of diverse people

19th Annual CARNAVAL Lets Students Explore the World

Thur, April 7, noon-7p.m.
A free celebration of global diversity! Come enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of each continent.

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CSUN baseball player

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 Students


Spring 2016 Final Exam Schedule

Final exams week is May 14-20. Students will find their final exam schedule in myNorthridge Portal on the Academics tab. Students are encouraged to confirm the date, time and location with their professors ahead of time.

Fall 2016 Registration Dates

A fall 2016 registration announcement will be emailed to eligible students in the coming week. It includes dates and links to resources such as the new “Registration Planner” that lets students generate all possible schedule combinations of the classes they want and send a preferred schedule to their enrollment shopping cart.

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 on Social Media


Matadors Defeat Cal Poly in Beach Volleyball


Show Your Matador Spirit on #MatatudeTuesday


Twenty Teams Will Fast-Pitch Their New Business Ideas in Hopes of Winning $50,000 on April 7