Sept. 12, 2017
Volume 5, Edition 5
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KCSN Becomes “The New 88.5 FM” in Historic Expansion; Sheryl Crow to Play Benefit Show

CSUN and Saddleback College announced an agreement between their respective public radio licensees in order to operate under the moniker “The New 88.5 FM,” the largest coverage expansion in public radio history, which will allow the acclaimed station to be heard from Santa Clarita to San Clemente. Multi-Grammy winner Sheryl Crow will help celebrate with a benefit concert at the Fonda Theatre Oct. 23.

Portrait of Betty Kradjian-Momjian

Alumna Crowned San Francisco Teacher of the Year

The extensive background in counseling and psychology that Betty Kradjian-Momjian developed at CSUN helped her become the 2016-17 San Francisco Teacher of the Year.

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Portrait of Jerry Tyree

Matador Dad Makes Generous Gift to Help People Who Stutter

Jerry Tyree, whose son, Larry, earned his engineering degree from CSUN in 1981, hopes his planned gift to the Speech, Language and Hearing Center will help those who suffer from stuttering.

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Upcoming Events

Coastal Cleanup Day promotional poster

Headline: Coastal Cleanup Day with CSUN EOH

Sat, Sept. 16, 9 a.m.
CSUN’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health is looking for volunteers in the CSUN community to help clean Sunset Point Beach and save the ocean’s wildlife.

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Senior Goalkeeper Jovani McCaskill

Soccer Weekend: Women’s Soccer vs. Grand Canyon and San Diego

Sept. 22 and 24
The Matadors look to continue their strong start to the season with a pair of home games against the Antelopes and Toreros.

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Portrait of Cheech Marin.

Cheech Marin Hosts an Evening of Comedy

Thur, Sept. 28, 8 p.m.
Comedy icon and CSUN alum Cheech Marin and comedian Paul Rodriguez are bringing some of the young guns of comedy with them to The Soraya (formerly the VPAC).

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Focus on Alumni & Community


An Evening With Ross Porter, Oct. 3

CSUN alumni Richard Kaufman and Chris McGee join one of the most famous announcers in Southern California sports history, and the voice of CSUN Baseball, for an evening of sharing stories, with proceeds to be donated to the nonprofit organization Stillpoint Family Resources.

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CSUN Women’s Basketball Announces 2017-18 Schedule

The Matadors open at home against The Master’s University on Oct. 28, eventually opening Big West Conference play at the Matadome on Jan. 11, 2018 against UC Santa Barbara.

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Jack Kirby @ 100 Exhibit Continues Through September

Jack Kirby’s comic and print exhibit in the Music & Media wing of the Oviatt Library includes not only iconic superheroes but also Kirby creations in other genres, including romance, crime, science fiction, westerns, war and horror.

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Careers in Data Are Booming

A dynamic group of alumni will share the skill sets you’ll need (beyond a degree) to land a job as a data scientist. Get the knowledge on Tuesday, Oct. 3 here on campus.

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CSUN in the News


L.A.’s Triple A Station KCSN Massively Expands Reach, Partnering With KSBR: Exclusive


KCSN-KSBR FM Merger Aims to Create New Southland Public Radio Powerhouse

Los Angeles Times

Box Jellyfish Will Destroy Future Oceans by Gobbling Up the Food

New Scientist