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NESN Hires Jahmai Webster As New On-Air Personality

Webster comes to NESN from Denver’s ABC Affiliate KMGH-Denver7 where he served as sports anchor and co-host of the weekend sports wrap-up program “7SPORTS Xtra.” Prior to working in Denver he spent four years at KITV 4 News in Honolulu, Hawaii, covering college and high school sports as well as special events including the NFL Pro Bowl. Webster graduated from California State University in Northridge with a degree in broadcast journalism. He began his television career as a sports reporter at ABC affiliates in central Texas — KRHD-TV 40 in College Station and KXXV-TV 25 in Waco. -- NESN

Colleges now offering 'safe spaces' for students to take naps

Similarly, students can take a 45-minute nap throughout the day at CSU Northridge’s Oasis Wellness Center. The campus purchased six nap pods, which cost about $9,000 each and are outfitted with soft music and “subtle vibrations on the back.” -- FOX News

Star Trek’s Spock, the ultimate outsider role model

In the “Biracial and Multiracial Identity” class she teaches at California State University, Northridge, Teresa Williams-León, a professor of Asian-American studies, includes the stories of Spock; Barack Obama (a self-avowed Spock fan); and Tabitha, the half-mortal daughter on Bewitched. -- The Star - Canada

Sarah Silverman & Demetri Martin top Jokes for Votes Tour

The tour kicked-off earlier this week at Sonoma State and it is set to pass through UC Riverside, UC Irvine, CSU Northridge and other great schools throughout October. The one-of-a-kind comedy tour will conclude with a show at the University of California, Berkeley on Oct. 23. -- axs

Dress to Impress: 6 Ways Your Clothes Can Help Your Career

Struggling to wake up each morning, counting down the hours until the end of day, and scouring through job boards every chance you get: We all know what it’s like to hate your job. While a good shirt isn’t going to make you loathe spreadsheets any less, sporting a good outfit is bound to put you in a better mood. According to a study by researchers at Columbia University and California State University Northridge, the way you dress can improve your mood and lead to more big-picture thinking. How’s that for fake it ‘til you make it? If being impeccably dressed doesn’t instantly put a smirk on your face, perhaps the string of compliments on your awesome watch will. -- Cheat Sheet

New York: Dmitry Rachmanov in Concert – Final 2016 5@5 at DiMenna Event

Dr. Rachmanov is a graduate of The Juilliard School and he holds the DMA from Manhattan School of Music. He is Professor of Piano at California State University, Northridge, where he serves as Chair of Keyboard Studies. A sought-after master class clinician, Rachmanov is a frequent adjudicator at competitions in the US and abroad. Visit him at -- Best Events