Dec. 6, 2016
Volume 2, Edition 17
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CSUN Student Music Groups Share Stage with World-Renowned Performers

The CSUN Symphony, Acasola and Jazz “A” Band experienced the performance of a lifetime accompanying System of a Down singer Serj Tankian, six-time Emmy winner Tyne Daly and nine-time Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis during their performances at the VPAC this semester.

The 33rd annual Powwow at CSUN.

Color and Culture Shine Through at Powwow

American Indian tribes from around the U.S. gather at CSUN’s Sierra Quad for a day of celebration at the 33rd annual Powwow.

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Daniel Swarbrick has had a long road to track and field success at CSUN.

After Three and a Half Years in Army, Daniel Swarbrick is a Big West Champion

Achieving athletic success takes time, determination and the ability to believe in one’s self. For CSUN’s track and field student-athlete Daniel Swarbrick, the journey has been unconventional but enriched with experiences that have made him a greater competitor.

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Upcoming Events

The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah at VPAC.

The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah at VPAC

Wed, Dec. 7, 8 p.m.
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street is among New York’s most prized musical treasures. Led by charismatic conductor Julian Wachner, the choir and its sister ensemble, the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, have a special relationship to the work, having presented its first performance in North America in 1770.

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CSUN men's basketball takes on Loyola Marymount University on December 10 at 7 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. Loyola Marymount

Sat, Dec. 10, 7 p.m.
The Matadors continue their tough non-conference schedule with a home game against the Loyola Marymount Lions. Forward Tavrion Dawson (15.4 points per game) and guards Kendall Smith (14.0) and Aaron Parks (13.4) are leading the team in scoring this season. You can also watch the game on the CSUN Sports Network.

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Finals Stress Relief: Crunch Time at Plaza de Sol, USU

Mon, Dec. 12 to Thur, Dec. 15
Feeling overwhelmed with exams and papers? Head to the Plaza de Sol from 7:30 to 9 a.m. for free breakfast, beverages and exam supplies.

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Focus on Students


Applying for Graduation

Students interested in participating at commencement ceremonies taking place May 19-22 must apply to graduate, which will initiate the graduation evaluation process, participation in commencement and receipt of your diploma.

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Plan Your Spring 2017 Schedule with the New Registration Planner and Win Big

Planning your schedule has never been easier with the new and improved Degree Planning Tools in your myNorthridge Portal and the CSUN mobile app. The Registration Planner helps create your proposed schedule options in just a few seconds. Based on what options you select, you can generate every possible schedule combination and send your desired schedule directly to your enrollment shopping cart. Qualifying undergraduate students will be entered automatically into a drawing for a tuition scholarship or other prizes.

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3 Wins Fitness, 5K Walk/Run, Dec. 11

Join us for an on-campus 5K, with proceeds going to the CSUN Matador Care Fund. CSUN Faculty and Staff are just $5. And if it’s your first time, don’t sweat it. You can jump into training sessions run by one of our CSUN Kinesiology students.

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CSUN’s BUILD PODER Examines Science, Race and Racism

Research training program BUILD PODER hosted more than 100 Los Angeles high school students at its second annual Science, Race and Racism conference.

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The Footprint, Issue No. 25

Check out the latest edition of the Institute for Sustainability Newsletter, featuring students in a Sustainability 310 course gaining hands-on experience with materials management through two recent activities and much more.

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Beat the Blues Week

The 10th annual Beat the Blues Week raised awareness about depression and suicide prevention.

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CSUN on Social Media


Don’t Forget to Apply for Graduation!


Therapy Dogs Visit Stressed Students Before Finals


Class of 1966 and 1967 to Celebrate 50-Year Reunion on Feb. 11, 2017