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A Hyatt hotel in being built at CSUN

According to LA Daily News, CSUN has recently signed a $ 52 million contract with Jupiter Realty Company, a real estate development company, to build a luxury hotel in the southeast corner of the campus. The university said it would replace the bistro faculty club building, which is located on the planned site when the hotel is completed. The hotel will open as early as 2019. -- Korea Times (in Korean)

US Postal Service seals deal to move into shuttered Macy’s at Promenade Mall

Meanwhile, the 52-year-old Northridge Branch may be forced to move in five years after its property owner announced plans to build housing tailored to students at Cal State Northridge. The historic post office was designed by noted architect Maxwell Starkman, who designed the Dunes casino in Las Vegas, and was featured in a Los Angeles survey as an example of San Fernando Valley mid-century Modernism. -- Los Angeles Daily News

Voices From the Civil Engineering Job Search

Nikki Zulueta, S.M.ASCE, California State University, Northridge, class of 2017: “I think that the job market is really growing this year, and there is definitely a job out there for everyone. Most employers are eager to hire young, fresh minds into the work force, and there is definitely room for us. So far, upon graduating I’ve been offered two full-time positions, which I unfortunately had to turn down because I have decided to go to grad school first. There is competition, but there will always be jobs for civil engineers.… It’s definitely a good time to be a graduating engineer.” -- ASCE News

Santa Paula Tourism Plan 2025

A graduate class (CSUN RTM 580 Tourism Policy & Planning Spring 2017) at California State University Northridge (CSUN) chose Santa Paula as the case study for their class project. -- Citizen Journal

Photo Flash: The Road Theatre Company presents THE LYONS

Acting credits include Dinosaur Within (Theatre@Boston Court - Stage Scene L.A. Award), Apollo (Taper Too), Richard III (with Alfred Molina), King of the Moon, Kindertransport, Detachments, The Memorandum, The Water Engine, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Rose Tattoo and has appeared in over 100 television and film projects. Scott earned his MFA from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. He is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre at Pepperdine University and also teaches at CSUN and UCLA. He is member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, SAG-AFTRA, AEA, SDC and the Actor's Studio Playwrights/Directors Unit, and is also a proud alumnus of the Lincoln Center Theater Director's Lab West (Gold Medal Class of '05). -- Broadway World Los Angeles

Carpi, the petition against the drills starts

The intention, given that the area concerned covers 102 square kilometers for a total of 127,000 citizens, is to bring the latter's voice to the Region, collecting 50,000 signatures over the next three months, at the end of What should the extraction start. So, so that as many people as possible can know what they are talking about, Friday night at the Sala Peruzzi, representatives of the committees in the seven communes organized the first of a series of public meetings. In the words of Professor Maria Rita D'Orsogna, a physicist at the California State University Northridge (USA) and environmental activist, was entrusted with the task - through video projection - to explain in detail the risks that one would encounter With the drilling of the territory, already battered in 2012 by the earthquake to which 27 dead and damage to property for 11.5 billion in Emilia Romagna alone, particularly in the provinces of Modena and Ferrara. -- Gazzetta di Modena - Italy (in Italian)

Single by Meyer lifts Cal Poly to 6-5 walk-off win over CSUN

Nick Meyer’s third career walk-off hit, a single down the left-field line, scored Alex McKenna from second base as Cal Poly defeated CSUN 6-5 in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 1,383 inside Baggett Stadium. -- KSBY