Jan. 10, 2017
Volume 2, Edition 19
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CSUN Model UN Team Takes First Place For Fourth Consecutive Year

Participating in separate competitions in Washington D.C. and Seattle, CSUN’s Model United Nations team once again took top honors against some of the world’s best teams while representing various countries and discussing topics such as global security, human rights and atomic energy.

CSUN students and faculty worked with the FBI on public service announcements on cyber crime.

CSUN Film Students, Faculty Team With FBI to Raise Cyber Security Awareness

CSUN students and faculty worked together with the FBI to create a series of public service announcements about trending cyber crimes. The PSAs are being shown in major television markets across the country.

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Two food pantries at CSUN helped supply needy students with food and essential food supplies.

Alumni, Faculty and Staff Make a Difference for Students by Donating to Food Pantry

When CSUN announced the opening of two food pantries on campus for students struggling to pay for food and essential home supplies, a number of CSUN alumni, faculty and staff reached out to help in any way they could.

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Upcoming Events

CSUN men's basketball takes on UC Davis on January 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. UC Davis

Sat, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m.
The Matadors and Aggies have each won both of their Big West Conference games to start the season, with Kendall Smith leading CSUN with an average of 15.5 points per game.

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American Berserk is at Valley Performing Arts Center on January 14 at 8 p.m.

American Berserk, A Celebration of John Adams

Sat, Jan. 14, 8 p.m.
This performance traces an alternative set of musical roots for the ultimate American composer. Witty Creole fantasies, ragtime and jazz classics lead to the piano tour-de-force that gives the concert its name.

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Come to CSUN Homecoming on Feb. 11.

Homecoming 2017

Sat, Feb. 11
Homecoming is a fun event with numerous activities, including alumni vs. students competition in the Matador Motorway, a kids zone, a CSUN Men’s Basketball game and more. Enjoy catered BBQ and the wine and beer garden while connecting with your fellow Matadors. Buy your tickets today!

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Focus on Students


Spring 2017 Classes Begin

The first day of class for the upcoming spring semester is Saturday, Jan. 21 for Friday-Saturday and Saturday-only classes. Weekday classes begin Jan. 23. The last day for a full refund (minus $10) when dropping all classes is Jan. 22.

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Clinton Global Initiative University 2017 Application Information

CSUN students with a drive to change the world are encouraged to apply now to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University 2017 (CGI U), which will take place in the spring of 2017.

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Spring 2017 Late Registration/Schedule Adjustment

Spring 2017 Late Registration begins Jan. 23, while online, self-service registration continues through Feb. 10. Wait listing continues through Jan. 29 and beginning Jan. 30, permission is required to add all classes.

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T-Time at the USU

Every Monday this semester, all CSUN students in the transgender community are invited to this free gathering for transgender, genderqueer, non-binary and gender questioning students.

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Free Member for a Week at the SRC

The week of Jan. 9-17, all eligible faculty, staff, recent graduates, alumni association members and sponsored adults are invited to have a free one-week trial membership to the SRC. All interested participants can simply register at the SRC front desk and get full access to the facility at no cost for an entire week.

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Last Day of 2017 Winter Term

Winter term classes, Components 1 and 2, come to an end on Jan. 20.

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CSUN on Social Media


Get Revved Up For CSUN Homecoming


Professor Harry Gamboa’s Fotonovela


Two Weeks to the Start of Spring 2017