Nov. 15, 2016
Volume 4, Edition 14
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CSUN Works Double Overtime in Taking Big West Men’s Soccer Title. Next Up: NCAA Tournament!

With less than a minute left in the final overtime and facing a second consecutive shootout, junior Jeremy Degraffenreidt broke through and scored the game-winning goal to snag the Big West Men’s Soccer Championship for the Matadors and a berth in the NCAA Tournament, where they host University of the Pacific on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at Matador Soccer Field.

Serj Tankian performed two sold-out shows at the Valley Performing Arts Center.

Alumnus Serj Tankian’s Classical Meets Rock Homecoming at VPAC

It was a homecoming for System of a Down lead singer and CSUN alumnus Serj Tankian in a pair of sold-out performances that featured the CSUN Symphony at the Valley Performing Arts Center.

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George Takei will be at CSUN on Nov. 15

Oh My! Star Trek Legend George Takei Beaming Up To CSUN, Nov. 15

Star Trek legend, activist and social media star George Takei will give the CSUN community a behind-the-scenes look at his life inside an American internment camp during World War II and his double life as a gay man in Hollywood.

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Upcoming Events

Leslie Odom Jr. at VPAC, November 17.

Leslie Odom Jr. at VPAC

Thur, Nov. 17, 8 p.m.
Grammy Award-winning musician and Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. will make his Los Angeles debut performing jazz standards from his self-titled album.

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2016 Latin American Film and Art Festival in the Armer Theater, November 18 to 21.

2016 Latin American Film and Art Festival in the Armer Theater

Fri, Nov. 18 to Mon, Nov. 21
This free four-day event will feature films highlighting some of Latin America’s most talented filmmakers. Friday’s film will be the Brazilian movie The Violin Teacher.

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CSUN Men's basketball is home on November 19 at 8 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. Northern Illinois

Sat, Nov. 19, 8 p.m.
Basketball season is here! The Matadors look to have a strong team this season and will take on the Northern Illinois Huskies in the Matadome.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


The Young Turks on Fusion Broadcasts Live from CSUN

The Young Turks on Fusion broadcast their post-election live wrap-up show from the Little Theatre at CSUN on Nov. 9. One of the co-hosts was alumna and longtime CSUN champion Ana Kasparian, who along with John Iadarola, were joined on the theatre stage by Fusion host Nando Villa and producer and former Daily Show contributor and commentator Brian Unger — as well as San Fernando Valley native Brett Erlich.

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BUILD PODER Conference at CSUN Examines Science, Race and Racism

CSUN scholars, students and other leaders hosted more than 100 Los Angeles-area high school students for a half-day conference that examined racism, scientific research, artistic expressions on race and how to increase diversity in the sciences.

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We ♥ Our Veterans Week Hosts Veteran Ally Workshop

The CSUN Veterans Resource Center hosted the Joining Forces: Veteran Ally Workshop to inform the CSUN community about the various military branches and the challenges student veterans face when adjusting to college life.

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CSUN Receives $3.2-Million Grant from Feds to Support Transfer Students

A grant from the U.S. Department of Education will create pathways for Latino transfer students at CSUN to careers in high-demand fields.

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MMC Creative Cooking and Wellness Series, Nov. 15

Join us for a discussion about making a meal plan, using shopping lists, navigating the store and using coupons to save money. This session also includes a cooking demonstration to make healthy breakfasts whether at home or on the go. 

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Walkability Wednesday, Nov. 16

Hosted by CSUN’s Institute for Community Health & Wellbeing, Walkability Wednesdays take place from noon to 12:45 every Wednesday and feature guest speakers and walk leaders. This week, join Charlotte Kerber of the Institute, for a walk through campus and a discussion about learning how to control blood sugar levels by walking.

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Fidelity One-on-Ones and Help Desks

Schedule a one-on-one with Christel Whittier, dedicated retirement planner, to discuss your retirement plans, or stop in at a “help desk” with your questions between Noon and 12:45 p.m. each day. 

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CSUN in the News


Hamilton Star Leslie Odom Jr. to Perform at CSUN’s VPAC

Los Angeles Times

CSUN Matadors Lead at Half, Push UCLA at Pauley Pavilion

Los Angeles Times

CSUN Alumna Eva Longoria Among List of Celebs with Surprising Majors

Teen Vogue