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Rolling Into The Fall Semester, Here’s What’s Good At California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

The fall semester is approaching rapidly for many students, and some have already begun their school year. For many college and university students, the return to school is cushioned by fun campus events and activities. For California State University, Northridge (CSUN), there are and will continue to be plentiful activities and events for returning students, as well as freshmen and transfers. Set to begin the fall semester on Aug. 29, CSUN students are already anticipating the upcoming events and activities taking place in the following months. -- Study Breaks

Sunstone Management Announces $75,000 California State University Community Building Grant to the California State University, Long Beach Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Under this new partnership, the CSULB Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship will initially begin coordinating activities that advance entrepreneurship with the following universities: Cal State Long Beach Cal State Dominguez Hills Cal State Northridge Cal State Los Angeles Cal State Fullerton Cal State Pomona -- Observer News Enterprise

Obituaries: FALK, Heinrich Richard “Dick”

Dick taught for 40 years in the Theatre Department of California State University, Northridge. He served as Acting Department Chair on two occasions and was the Director of Graduate Theatre Studies for over 25 years. He was Coordinator of the CSUN International Programs, served as the university representative to the statewide CSU Academic Council on International Programs for many years, and in 1986-87 served as the Resident Director for the CSU International Programs in Madrid and Granada, Spain. He also served as the Coordinator of the university Humanities Interdisciplinary Program and taught courses in Humanities for many years. -- Santa Barbara News-Press

Three Dock Spiders Named NWL Post-Season All-Stars

After joining the team in the second half, Alderman has played in 28 of the final 35 games. Alderman has smashed four home runs and driven in 27 runs. Alderman was also one of six Dock Spiders selected to the Major league Dreams Showcase in La Crosse, Wis. At the Showcase, Alderman was one of two Dock Spiders, along with Andrew Sojka (CSUN) to tally a home run. -- Our Sports Central

Rafters Rally Over Woodchucks For Playoff Win

The Willmar Stingers continue their success to defeat the St.Cloud Rox 6-5. Grayson Tarlow (California State University, Northridge) led the team going two for two with a double for his first at bat. Tarlow also had two walks with a stolen base driving in one run. Drey Dirksen (Augustana University) hit the teams only triple of the night with a walk and two RBI. Down by one run in the bottom of the third inning Nick Terrell (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville) blasted a lead off home run to tie the game. Tucker Novotny (University of Minnesota) earned the win on the mound throwing the last four scoreless innings with eight strikeouts. -- WSAU

Rossmoor Highlands resident Emily Hibard is running for City Council

She has a master’s degree in Public Administration from California State University, Northridge, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from Azusa Pacific University. In addition, she studied Modern Political Thought at the University of Oxford (St. Edmund Hall), and was a member of the Oxford Union. -- Orange County Breeze

From The Cure to Arctic Monkeys: The venues where legendary bands played their first show

In 1991, Rage Against The Machine announced themselves with a free performance at California State University, Northridge, which showed their intentions to shake up the world. Remarkably, footage from the show on October 23rd, 1991, made its way online, and Tom Morello since confirmed it was the band’s first-ever public performance and the footage is legit. -- Far Out Magazine

Never Have I Ever season 3: Is the Shrubland School real?

Nope! Throughout the teen series, real schools have been mentioned, such as Princeton University, Columbia University, Cal State Northridge, Cal State Long Beach, and Arizona State University, but the Shrubland School is not a part of the list. Like Sherman Oaks High, the Shrubland School is a fictional school created just for Never Have I Ever. It’s not exactly clear where the Shrubland School scenes were shot, but our guess is that they were filmed at the Universal Studios backlot in Hollywood like the Sherman Oak High scenes. -- Netflix Life

Creating Community Collaborations: A recap of Engaged Journalism Exchange pre-conference

Engaged journalism and collaborating with local communities are becoming a central concern in journalism practice and research. The session began with a welcome from Letrell Crittenden, Director of Inclusion and Audience Growth at API, quickly followed by a panel on lessons learned from engaged and collaborative research, moderated by Daniela Gerson from California State University, Northridge. -- Medium