Sep. 27, 2016
Volume 2, Edition 7
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Booksteins Donate $5 Million to Nazarian College, Help Reach $25 Million Fundraising Goal

The big news revealed by CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison at the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics’ 50th Anniversary Gala was the $5 million donation by alumni Harvey and Harriet Bookstein. Upon CSU Board of Trustees approval, Juniper Hall will be renamed Bookstein Hall. The gift helped the college realize the $25 million campaign goal to change the face of business in Los Angeles and beyond.


CSUN Nazarian College’s Fabulous 50th Anniversary Gala

CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics celebrated its 50th anniversary and honored its Fabulous 50 alumni on a night filled with great news for the college, hosted by alumnus and CNBC anchor Bill Griffeth.

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Mayor Garcetti held a news conference to salute CSUN's improved efforts in adopting Metro U-Pass.

President Harrison Joined by Mayor Garcetti, Sen. Hertzberg and Metro to Mark U-Pass Success

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and State Sen. Bob Hertzberg visited CSUN to celebrate the success of the Metro U-Pass pilot program. Originally estimated to sell 500 passes for fall and spring semesters, the U-Pass has exceeded expectations with more than 1,500 sold in fall semester alone.

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Upcoming Events

Women’s soccer and women's volleyball will play on Sept. 30

Doubleheader: Women’s Soccer vs. Sacramento State, Women’s Volleyball vs. UC Davis

Fri, Sept. 30, 7 p.m.
Get ready for an action-packed evening by attending Spirit Night Fan Fair for free food, music and prizes in the F5 parking lot before the Matadors face off against Sacramento State in soccer and UC Davis in volleyball.

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Free VPAC event

FREE — Bickram Ghosh’s Drums of India at VPAC

Thu, Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m.
This free outdoor performance is an ensemble that is comprised of four master drummers from India, thrilling audiences throughout the Indian continent. Bring your own blanket or chair. Food truck Bollywood Bites will arrive at 5 p.m.

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Big Show 2016

Big Show 2016

Sun, Oct. 23, 1 p.m.
CSUN’s biggest music event of the year is back, featuring artists Lil Dicky, BØRNS and Louis the Child.

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Focus on Students


Two New Food Pantries Open to Help CSUN Students

To help students who face food insecurity at CSUN, the Matador Involvement Center and the Women’s Research and Resource Center have opened food pantries on campus. Anyone is encouraged to donate food items, and students with need can receive food by showing their CSUN ID.

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Men’s Basketball Announces 2016-17 Schedule

Check out who the Matadors will be playing for the upcoming basketball season! Out of conference foes include UCLA, Stanford and Texas A&M.

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Neon Nights at the USU, Oct. 6

The USU Games Room invites all CSUN students for free food, games and great music.

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Oviatt Library Celebrates Banned Books Week with Readout and Pizza

CSUN students are invited to celebrate their freedom of speech from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Ferman Presentation Room in the Oviatt Library. Students will participate in short, dramatic readings from previously banned or challenged books. CSUN journalism professor Elizabeth Blakey will speak about freedom of speech.

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CSUN on Social Media


Metro U-Pass a Huge Success With CSUN Students


CSUN Has a New Police K-9


Catch the Big Announcement at the Nazarian College’s 50th Anniversary Gala