Sept. 12, 2017
Volume 3, 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.

Mural honoring CSUN Physical Plant Management staff.

Public Art Students Create Mural in Tribute to CSUN Maintenance Staff

As an homage to CSUN’s hardworking Physical Plant Management staff, students created a beautiful mural at the Art and Design Center.

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Abraham Rutchick portrait.

CSUN Professor Makes Fascinating Discovery About Zoom

At this year’s eLearning Showcase, CSUN psychology professor Abraham Rutchick found that using Zoom, an app containing video and audio, in his class benefited students who couldn't make it to campus or had a far commute.

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Upcoming Events

A zombie, creepy twins, Ashe, and other horror icons.

Associated Students CSUN Spirit Night at Universal Studios

Sat, Sept. 16, 5 p.m.
Looking for a scare? Purchase your Universal Studios Horror Night ticket at the AS ticket office for $55 and pay a $20 deposit for the bus, which will be refunded when the buses return to CSUN. The bus will leave campus at 6 p.m.

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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 Students


Matador Nights 3017, Sept. 15

The USU is going 1,000 years into the future for CSUN’s biggest and best party of the semester. Live DJs spin the hottest music, and you can experience fun activities like laser tag, carnival rides and more. Free food and cool cyber swag.

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Fourth Week Change of Schedule Petition

Starting Sept. 18, all schedule changes require written approval. File the completed Fourth Week Petition with Admissions & Records by 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 (close of business).

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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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Information Security After Equifax Breach

Given the recent announcement regarding the data exposure at Equifax here are some best practices and resources that may help if your information was compromised.

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Connect with Influential Alumni

This is your opportunity to connect with an influential Matador who will take you behind the curtain of their industry. The Corporate Connect program allows you to job shadow an alum with fellow CSUN students. Past trips have taken students to CNN, Fox Sports, Warner Bros. and the LA District Attorney’s Office. Sign up for the October Corporate Connect today.

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Fall 2017 Late Registration Ends

Friday, Sept. 15 is the last day to adjust your schedule online. Thereafter, formal approval is required.

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Coastal Cleanup Day with CSUN EOH, Sept. 16

CSUN’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health is looking for volunteers to help clean Sunset Point Beach. 

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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 home Big West Conference play at the Matadome on Jan. 11, 2018 against UC Santa Barbara. 

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Susan Burton to Speak on Life as Incarcerated Woman on Sept. 21

After gaining freedom and sobriety in 1997, Susan Burton made it her goal to help other women walking in her shoes. This free presentation will be held in the Whitsett Room (Sierra Hall, 4th floor) from 2 to 3:15 p.m.

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