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University to host integrity conference

The other speakers are University of San Diego students along with representatives from Sheridan College in Canada, Utah-based online college Western Governors University and Cal State Northridge. -- Moorpark Acorn

Placer to host 16-team tournament on Saturday

“This is going to be some good volleyball,” Placer coach Andrew Klem said, noting at least three players in the tournament – a Del Oro player going to Long Beach State, Golden Sierra’s Joe Webb signed to play at UC Merced, and of course Placer’s Taylor Ittner, committed to Cal State Northridge – have already signed to play volleyball at the next level. -- Auburn Journal

Perseverance pays off for East Union catcher

East Union head coach Brian Goulart said Mojica could have been a four-year varsity starter, but blocking the way over the past three years was standout Alejandra Rascon, who now plays for Cal State Northridge. --Manteca Bulletin

Seek the sweet spot

“Everybody wants to win more this year,” said Lucas, a Cal State Northridge commit. “We all have a goal, and everyone has bought into it. We all really want to win.” -- Camarillo Acorn

Exploring the magic and mystery of mushrooms with the L.A. Mycological Society

“There’s an otherworldliness to them,” said David Bermudes, a microbiologist at Cal State Northridge who leads a monthly mushroom class for mycological society members at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. “Plants and animals seem so familiar — we see them all the time. But we don’t spend 365 days a year with mushrooms. There’s an unfamiliarity there that’s intriguing.” -- Los Angeles Times

Metro considering rapid bus line in northern San Fernando Valley

The main focus of the project is serving the California State University Northridge campus, which generates over 200,000 weekly car trips, according to the motion. With the popular Orange Line rapid bus transforming transit in the southern part of the Valley, the project would also bring new commuting options to an area lacking in high-capacity service. -- Curbed Los Angeles

Cesar Chavez Service Fair to Offer Students Volunteer Opportunities

For the past eight years, California State University, Northridge’s volunteer program, Unified We Serve, has hosted the Annual Cesar Chavez Service Fair to honor the late civil rights and labor leader by encouraging community service and volunteer work among students, faculty and the community. The Cesar Chavez Service Fair this year will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, at the Matador Bookstore, located on the southeast side of the campus at 18111 Nordhoff St. in Northridge. -- San Fernando Valley Sun

Exploring the magic and mystery of mushrooms with the L.A. Mycological Society

“There’s an otherworldliness to them,” said David Bermudes, a microbiologist at Cal State Northridge who leads a monthly mushroom class for mycological society members at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. “Plants and animals seem so familiar — we see them all the time. But we don’t spend 365 days a year with mushrooms. There’s an unfamiliarity there that’s intriguing.” -- Baltimore Sun - MD

Rock band built around taiko drums

The idea originated with Nick Wiley, a friend and guitarist from Granada Hills who teaches at California State University, Northridge. Mogi, who works in faculty administration at California State University, Long Beach, occasionally helps Wiley, part of the real estate business, write the band's music. -- Stockton Record

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