May. 16, 2017
Volume 2, Edition 38
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Hard Work, Determination Pay Off as Nearly 11,500 Prepare to Graduate from CSUN

It took a lot of late nights, seemingly endless papers and projects, and the understanding and support of loved ones. The reward begins this weekend, when nearly 11,500 CSUN students participate in CSUN’s 2017 commencement on the steps of the Oviatt Library.

CSUN is developing a hotel and restaurant on campus.

CSUN Forms Public-Private Partnership to Develop On-Campus Hotel and Restaurant

CSUN has signed a letter of intent with Jupiter Realty Company to develop a Hyatt Place Hotel, which would include restaurant and conference space, on campus at no cost to California or the university.

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The 38th annual TRENDS Fashion Show highlighted the work of CSUN student designers.

Fashion Show Highlights Transcendent Work of Student Designers

The 38th Annual TRENDS Fashion Show was a showcase for the best work of graduating seniors in apparel design and merchandising.

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Upcoming Events

Crunch time has free breakfast, beverages and exam supplies May 16-18.

Crunch Time: Finals Week Stress Relief at the USU

May 16-18
Feeling overwhelmed with exams and papers? Head to the USU from 7:30 to 9 a.m. for free breakfast, beverages and exam supplies

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The end of the CSUN baseball regular season is May 21 at 1 p.m. at Matador Field.

Senior Day: Baseball vs. Cal State Fullerton

Sun, May 21, 1 p.m.
The Matadors bid farewell to seniors William Colantono, Fred Smith, Connor O’Neil, Dylan Alexander, Samuel Myers and Drake Atlee in their final game of the regular season against the visiting Titans.

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The popular Associated Students Summer Movie Fest returns June 15.

Associated Students Summer Movie Fest

June 15-Aug. 31
The popular Thursday night movie series kicks off June 15 with The LEGO Batman Movie. After that there will be weekly movies on the lawn in front of the Oviatt Library, including such box-office hits as the new Beauty and the Beast, Star Wars: Rouge One and Sing.

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Focus on Students


Last Day of Academic Year

Friday, May 26 marks the end of the spring semester and the 2016-17 academic year. Make sure to verify final exam times with your professor before your last class meeting.

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Summer 2017 Registration

It’s not too late to register for summer classes. Visit the CSUN Summer Session Program for important dates, rules and fees.

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Debra Hammond Receives Women in Business Award for Lifetime Achievement

Executive Director of the University Student Union Debra Hammond was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th Annual Women in Business Awards presented by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.

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Recent Grad and Alumni Job Fair, May 23

Are you a recent CSUN graduate looking to get your foot in the door? Head to the USU, Northridge Center on May 23 to network with companies, get career advice and set up job interviews.

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Graduating Student-Athlete Julie Haake Reflects on CSUN Career After RISE Awards

The Matadors held the third annual Recognizing Intercollegiate Student-Athlete Excellence Awards to celebrate the best of CSUN Athletics, as chosen by student-athletes, and graduating senior beach volleyball player Julie Haake looked back on her days in the classroom and on the sand.

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The Footprint, No. 32

Read about solar trees installed around campus, a student putting sustainability courses to use in Washington, D.C. and much more in the latest edition of CSUN’s sustainability newsletter.

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CSUN Women’s Track and Field Wins 10th Big West Title in Nail-Biting Fashion

Trailing UC Davis by less than a point, the CSUN women’s track & field team won the 4x400m relay by .09 seconds to claim its 10th Big West Conference title in program history.

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Good Luck on the Rest of Your Finals, Matadors!


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