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Houman Salem: Revolutionizing The Fashion Industry With ARGYLE Haus

Houman Salem’s journey is nothing short of inspiring. Armed with a BA in History from California State University Northridge in 1994, he began his career in the music industry. He held several positions with renowned companies like EM-Capitol Records, Sony Music Group, and the Universal Music Group. However, his time in the music industry was relatively short, and he felt the need to explore more and broaden his horizons. So he decided to pursue an MBA from Pepperdine University in 2001. --Mirror Review

Coach Rob Nickens Sets the Standard at Theodore Roosevelt High School

Along the way, Nickens guided male athlete after male athlete along a path to academic and career advancement. Those who came up under Nickens include Johnnie Shuler, who went on to play at LaSalle University between 2014 and 2018. Michael Warren, another Rough Rider, went on to attend California State University Northridge in 2015. Hershell Grant, a 2012 Roosevelt graduate, played at Clarendon College in Clarendon, Texas and later Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. --The Washington Informer

Businessman Milt Valera receives honorary doctorate degree

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — A Lihu‘e-born and raised businessman received an honorary doctorate degree from his alma mater, California State University, Northridge, on Monday evening, after donating more than $11 million to the school. -- The Garden Island

How one woman fought bigotry and helped change the way Asian Americans see themselves

In 2016 at Cal State Northridge, Karen Loong listened transfixed as Zia appeared onscreen, urging people to reconnect with their roots to understand why it’s important for immigrants to stand up for representation and their civil rights. The former paralegal had returned to school to delve into Asian American studies and hearing Zia “lit ... a fire in me,” she remembered. -- Los Angeles Times

A's open season May 31st with new lineup

This year's A's players will arrive in Clarinda this weekend. This year's roster has Division I, Division II, Division III and JUCO players. Notable A's position players include infielder Ty Mauldin (Auburn), outfielder Cole Warehime (Southeast Missouri State), outfielder Elijah Cook (Cal State Northridge) and infielder Will Flanigan (Iowa Western). -- KMALand

Rae de Leon: Where is the Investigative Journalist Now?

It was seemingly back when Rae was a young girl that she first developed a keen interest in news reporting and its every arm, only for it to continue expanding to no extent as the years passed. Thus, of course, she knew quite early on she wanted to build her professional life within the same field, driving her to land minor positions at local media stations/channels while still in high school. She hence had a bit of experience already under her belt as she applied for a Bachelor’s in Journalism at California State University- Northridge before earning her Master’s from UC Berkeley.  -- The Cinemaholic