Mar. 21, 2017
Volume 2, Edition 30
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Gradfest 2017 Brings Excitement to Upcoming CSUN Graduates

Graduation is within reach for thousands of eager seniors, who attended the annual Gradfest event in the Campus Store on March 15-16.


VARJAM Workshops Prepare Student Competitors with New Tools and Ideas

CSUN began preparations for the VARJAM competition with a daylong workshop to help students gain access to the tools and knowledge for creating virtual reality and augmented reality projects.

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CSUNSat1, the first stellar satellite being launched by CSUN, will take off on March 27.

CSUNSat1 Ready for Takeoff

CSUN’s first stellar explorer, the CSUNSat1, is set to launch into space on March 27 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. It will head to the International Space Station, where it will be deployed into space in April 2018.

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Upcoming Events

CSUN Women's Water Polo hosts Long Beach State on March 25 at noon.

Women’s Water Polo vs. Long Beach State

Sat, March 25, noon
The Matadors, ranked 21st in the nation, face off against the 49ers at the Matador Pool. Leading the way for CSUN this year has been junior Madeleine Sanchez with 49 goals.

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Buster Keaton’s The General will be performed at the Valley Performing Arts Center on March 25 at 8 p.m.

Buster Keaton’s The General at VPAC

Sat, March 25, 8 p.m.
Silent film and live music fit best together at VPAC, when Richard Kaufman returns to conduct the New West Symphony and Dennis James plays organ. Regarded as the greatest of all comedies of the silent era, The General is an action-packed adventure story set against the backdrop of the Civil War.

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CSUN Beach Volleyball hosts Stanford on March 25 at 2 p.m.

Beach Volleyball vs Stanford

Sat, March 25, 2 p.m.
With the beach volleyball season underway, the Matadors look to pick up a big win at home against Stanford.

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Focus on Students


Set an Appointment for Summer 2017 Registration

CSUN students may set their own enrollment appointment on a first-to-arrive basis to register for summer classes starting on March 21. Registration-by-appointment begins March 28.

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Recycle Mania Continues Through March 31

AS Sustainability and Recycling is hosting Recycle Mania, an e-waste drive where the campus community is encouraged to participate by bringing in old and broken electronics to the AS Sustainability and Recycling office in the USU. Drop-off times are M-F, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and accommodations for large and multiple items can be made by calling (818) 677-4262 ahead of time.

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CSUN Alumni Panel Discussion Series: The Business Side of Entertainment, April 5

Professionals from some of the top names in the entertainment industry will be on campus to take you behind the scenes, share their journey and tell you how they landed their dream jobs. This is a prime opportunity to make connections.

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CSUN Athletics and University 76 Launch Partnership

CSUN Athletics and University 76 officially unveiled new Matador graphics at the gas station at the corner of Nordhoff Street and Lindley Avenue as part of the ceremonial launch of their partnership. With the partnership, CSUN students, faculty and alumni will receive a three cent per gallon discount with valid CSUN identification.

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CSUN Track & Field Kicks Off with New School Record

Senior Monique Griffiths broke the school record in the hammer throw as CSUN men’s and women’s track & field programs opened the 2017 outdoor season.

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 2-8

The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services (OVSRS) would like to take this opportunity to remind victims and survivors of crime the importance of registering with our office to receive valuable services provided by CDCR. Registering with CDCR will allow individuals access to a menu of resources, including advanced notification of release, escape or death of an offender, assistance with collection of court-ordered victim restitution, information regarding the parole-hearing process and the ability to request certain special conditions of parole. With California’s evolution of sentencing laws, registration for services is extremely important so victims and families are ensured to receive up-to-date information.

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Legendary Broadcaster Ross Porter is Hard at Work Again for CSUN Baseball


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Spring has Sprung at CSUN!