Feb. 7, 2017
Volume 2, Edition 24
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From Manzanita Hall to the Red Carpet: Two CSUN Students Intern at Golden Globe Awards

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that produces the Golden Globe Awards, specifically sought out two CSUN students to intern at the popular award show, which saw more than 20 million people tune in.

CSUN students help low-income people through VITA tax-preparation program.

CSUN Students Provide Free Tax Preparation Assistance for Low-Income Filers

Low-income individuals and families are now able to seek free assistance with state and federal tax preparation from CSUN’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic and satellite locations throughout the San Fernando Valley from now until April 15.

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CSUN Homecoming is this Saturday, February 11.

Homecoming Is Saturday

Join your fellow Matadors for a jam-packed day of fun inside the Student Recreation Center. Homecoming is Saturday, and student tickets are available at a discounted price. Don’t miss this chance to network with CSUN alumni in a fun environment.

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Upcoming Events

The CSUN homecoming men's basketball game is against UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Homecoming Game: Men’s Basketball vs. UC Santa Barbara

Sat, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m.
CSUN’s big daylong homecoming event will be topped off with an important conference matchup between the Matadors and the visiting Gauchos.

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The Terry Piper lecture series features David Yeager on February 15.

Terry Piper Lecture Series: David Yeager

Wed, Feb. 15. 9:30 a.m.
This engaging discussion on mindset and student success is led by Yeager, a developmental psychology faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin and Fellow at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching at Stanford.

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La Santa Cecilia comes to Valley Performing Arts Center on February 18.

La Santa Cecilia at VPAC

Sat, Feb. 18, 8 p.m.
From the heart of Olvera Street, this L.A.-based Grammy Award-winning band exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music.

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Focus on Students


The Matador Shirt Design Contest

The limited-edition Matador Shirt will be worn by thousands of new students and proud Matadors on campus. The Office of Student Involvement and Development will accept artwork to be considered for print on the new Matador Shirt until March 29. The winning design will not only be featured on more than 9,000 shirts, but the student designer will win a $100 gift card to the CSUN Campus Store. All CSUN students are eligible to win and encouraged to enter.

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Starting this February, all black female students are invited to participate in this specially designed mentoring program to inspire their personal learning and growth. The deadline to apply is Feb. 17.

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Last Day to Register Online for Spring 2017

Friday, Feb. 10 at 11:59 p.m., is the last day to add and drop spring 2017 classes, or change grading basis, using self-serve registration. Formal approval is required thereafter.

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CSUN on Social Media


Filing for Associated Student Elections Have Begun


We Hope the Spring Semester is Treating You Well


CSUN Receives $880,000 from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to Help Reduce Obesity Rate in Canoga Park