Sept. 26, 2017
Volume 3, 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.

Matty the Matador parties with students at Matador Nights.

CSUN Heads to the Year 3017 at Matador Nights

For one night, the USU’s Plaza del Sol was transformed into a futuristic soirée.

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Students hold scholarship checks at Feria de Educación.

Feria de Educación Inspires and Informs Latino Families on the Path to a College Education

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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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 Students


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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Summer 2017 Graduation Documents Due, Oct. 6

Oct. 6, 2017, is the last day to file documents and confirm awarding of the Bachelor’s Degree for Summer 2017 graduation.

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Northbound Etiwanda Closed Starting as Soon as This Week

Northbound Etiwanda Avenue (West University Drive) will be closed between Prairie and Plummer Streets through early 2018.

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Pride Center: Deaf Queer Coffee, Sept. 28

Whether you identify as part of the LGBTQ community, the deaf community, both or neither, you are welcome to take part in this special monthly event featuring coffee and snacks.

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DataJam Launches at CSUN, Sept. 29

The first-ever DataJam brings together graduate and undergraduate students across disciplines to manipulate, analyze and visualize data and compete for cash prizes. Keynote address from Ben Welsh, Editor of the Los Angeles Times Data Desk.

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Journalism Speed Mentoring - The News Pros Want to Help YOU, Sept. 27

Connect with some of Los Angeles’ top broadcast, print, digital/online and public relations professionals (many of whom are CSUN alumni) and gain insight into how to find success and break into the business.

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Celebrate 48 Years of Educational Opportunity, Sept. 27

The campus community is invited to partake in trivia games, food from different student organizations and prize drawings. EOP is proud to host a celebration event to commemorate 48 years of continued student success.

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The Afterlife of Kazi Nazrul Islam’s Words of Resistance, Sept. 28

Kazi Nazrul Islam was a poet, writer and revolutionary who lamented British rule in India, religious conflict and violence. Connecticut College Associate Professor at the Department of Religious Studies Sufia Uddin will address his legacy.

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The Stories Behind the Pictures: Post-Holocaust Images and Realities of Child Survivors, Sept. 28

Lecturer Beth Cohen will show photos that captured the arrival of children in America who survived the Holocaust, exploring the gap between what America promised and what child survivors desperately needed.

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Veterans Resource Center: Five-Year Anniversary Gala, Sept. 30

RSVP for an exciting night of food, drinks, dancing and live performances as we acknowledge those who have contributed to the VRC’s success and share our plans for the years to come.

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Adult Swim Lessons at the SRC

All CSUN students interested in improving their swimming ability are invited to sign up for a four-week session beginning in October.

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Careers in Data Sciences Event, Oct. 3

Several accomplished alumni panelists will share the skill sets you’ll need (beyond a degree) to land a job as a data scientist.

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Communication Disorders & Sciences Chapter - Continuing Education Workshop, Oct. 14

This unique presentation develops the expertise of experienced professionals to successfully fulfill the rewarding commitment of mentoring students, new clinicians and assistants. Students get a discounted rate of $35.

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Congratulations to CSUN professor Martin Pousson on his PEN Center USA Literary Award!


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