Sep. 26, 2017
Volume 5, Edition 7
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Cheech Returns to CSUN

Cheech Marin is returning to CSUN on Sept. 28, and it’s sure to be funny. The king of counterculture (and CSUN alumnus) continues his elevation of Latino voices by bringing a group of comedians, headlined by Paul Rodriguez, to The Soraya (formerly VPAC). Discounts available for the CSUN community.

Students receive scholarship checks at Feria de Educación.

Feria de Educación Inspires and Informs

Feria de Educación brought thousands of people to CSUN to show young Latinos about the power of education. The event, a partnership between CSUN, Univision and the CSU system, was filled with hope and inspiration, teaching young people about financial aid, college readiness and much more to make higher education more accessible.

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Volunteers help clean up Reseda Boulevard.

Beautifying Community at Matadors Day of Service

What’s better than picking up a broom, rake or shovel on a Saturday morning, helping others in the process? That was the case for hundreds of volunteers who helped clean up CSUN and its surrounding community.

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Upcoming Events

Women's volleyball action.

Women’s Volleyball vs UC Santa Barbara

Fri, Sept. 29, 7 p.m.
The Matadors face the Gauchos on Spirit Night/Neon Night in the Matadome.

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Maceo Parker plays his saxophone.

To Ray with Love, Starring Maceo Parker

Thur, Oct. 19, 8 p.m.
The star funk and soul jazz saxophonist performs with the Ray Charles Orchestra and The Raelettes, the original girl group that provided backup vocals to Ray’s signature style.

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Go West movie poster.

Buster Keaton Film Double Feature: Seven Chances and Go West

Thur, Sept. 28, 7 p.m.
Further appreciation of the great actor-director. In Seven Chances, Keaton must find a bride by 7 p.m. to get a $7 million inheritance. In Go West, a greenhorn (Keaton) heeds Horace Greeley, hops a freight train and befriends a cow named Brown Eyes.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Careers in Data Are Booming, Oct. 3

A dynamic group of alumni will share the skill sets you’ll need (beyond a degree) to land a job as a data scientist.

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Teaching Unity in a Diverse World

Randie Gottlieb — who played for the 1969-70 U.S. women’s national volleyball team — uses her CSUN education as the foundation for teaching about living in a diverse society, reducing prejudice and improving race relations.

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Free Legal Aid to Families With Undocumented Parents

CSUN faculty and students are teaming with legal nonprofit Bet Tzedek to provide free help for families dealing with immigration issues.

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Communication Disorders and Sciences Chapter, Oct. 14

This unique presentation develops the expertise of experienced professionals to successfully fulfill the rewarding commitment of mentoring students, new clinicians and assistants. CSUN Alumni Association members get a discounted rate of $55. This course fulfills the California State requirements for mandatory supervision continuing education coursework.

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Arts Alumni Chapter Presents: Beautiful Parts Gallery Event, Oct. 15

The Arts Alumni Chapter’s first gallery showcase kicks off at the CSUN West Gallery from 2-4 p.m. This free event will feature beautiful art, great conversation and refreshments.

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Attorney Networking Group October Meeting

Join fellow CSUN alumni attorneys for dinner, networking and a guest speaker on Oct. 4 at Lewitt Hackman in Encino. There is no cost to attend and dinner is provided, so bring a friend!

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CSUN in the News


A Head-Spinning, Hope-Inspiring Showcase of Art

The New York Times

CSUN’s Martin Pousson wins PEN Literary Award for Fiction, Chelsea Handler and Cecile Richards to Present at Awards

Entertainment Weekly

How to Prepare a Plan for Children to Go to College

Univision 34 (In Spanish)