Feb. 21, 2017
Volume 2, Edition 26
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CSUN Center Opens Up World of Possibilities for Children with Disabilities

When CSUN’s Center of Achievement Through Adapted Physical Activity opened more than 40 years ago, it was a land-based program and most of its clients were adults. With the opening of the Abbott and Linda Brown Western Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy, the center has expanded its offerings with programs designed specifically to meet the needs of children.

Ten CSUN students with the dream of becoming college professors participated in the HSI Pathways to the Professoriate.

CSUN Students Begin Educational Journey at HSI Pathways to the Professoriate Kick-Off Event

Ten CSUN juniors with the dream of becoming college professors took their first steps toward achieving their ultimate goal at the HSI Pathways kick-off event. Each of the students met their mentors, CSUN faculty members who will guide them through the process of earning their doctorate and eventually becoming professors.

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CSUN Homecoming 2017.

Matadors Reunite at Homecoming

Students and alumni from all decades gathered at CSUN for a day full of festivities, including a barbecue, pinewood derby races, campus tours and much more. The event was concluded by a scintillating Matador Men’s Basketball team victory in front of a packed, energetic Matadome crowd.

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Upcoming Events

CSUNOPOLY gives students tips on how to manage their finances.

CSUNopoly: Financial Literacy Edition

Wed, Feb. 22, 11 a.m.
Gain valuable insight on key money-saving tips and how to better manage your financial situation during college and after graduation. Plus, you can register for a chance to win a free pair of Beats wireless headphones.

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This free show features music and dance honoring and evoking water.

Celebrating World Cultures & Earth’s Shared Resources at VPAC Lawn and Courtyard

Sat, Feb. 25, 1 p.m.
This free daytime performance festival in the VPAC Courtyard features six Los Angeles ensembles with origins in six regions of the world (Brazil, West Africa, Hawaii, Mexico, Japan and the Middle East). These traditional artists have one thing in common — music and dance that honors and evokes water.

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CSUN women's basketball takes on UC Riverside on Feb. 25 at 4 p.m.

Women’s Basketball vs. UC Riverside

Sat, Feb. 25, 4 p.m.
Head to the Matadome for this great afternoon matchup as the red-hot Matadors ride their seven-game winning streak to take on the visiting Highlanders. The last time the two teams faced off on Feb. 11, CSUN won a 70-67 overtime nail-biter.

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Focus on Students


Job Information Sessions at the USU, Feb. 22

Learn more about paid jobs at the USU, SRC, Oasis Wellness Center, Pride Center, Veterans Resource Center and much more from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m.

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Students Can Apply Now For BUILD PODER

CSUN’s successful undergraduate biomedical research training program BUILD PODER is recruiting 75 new students for its third cohort, which will enter the program this summer. Students from underrepresented groups majoring in the biological, life, health, physical and social sciences, as well as engineering, computer systems and math, and are pursuing careers in biomedical research can apply online by 5 p.m. on March 3.

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Film Screening & Discussion: 13th, Feb. 22

CSUN students, faculty and community members are welcome to watch and discuss the popular Netflix documentary 13th inside the Ferman Presentation Room with Black Lives Matter activist Melina Abdullah.

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Super Smash Bros. Tournament, Feb. 22

Put your Super Smash Bros. skills to the test from 7 to 10 p.m. at the USU, Games Room. The winner receives a $25 VISA gift card!

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2017 USU Board Of Directors Recruitment

From now until March 20 at 3 p.m., all students interested in enhancing their leadership skills and making decisions that benefit the entire CSUN student body are encouraged to submit an online application to run for a seat on the board and make a difference they want to see on campus.

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FREE: Neon Nights at the USU, Games Room

Get ready to experience two hours of nonstop good times featuring a live DJ spinning only the hottest tracks, plus free food and free play on console gaming, table tennis and billiards.

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The Footprint, Issue No. 28

The Institute for Sustainability brings you information on whether the recent rains mean an end to California’s drought, Water Day on March 14, VPAC’s Global Currents and much more.

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CSUN on Social Media


The DREAM Center Presents: Know Your Rights Session, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m.


This Girl is on Fire! Channon Fluker Three-Peat


Coming Up Roses