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ICYMI: Michigan scores 52 in a row; Top 25 has rough week

Cal State Northridge finally beat Fresno State, stopping a 15-game losing streak in the series dating back to 1975. Trailing by 15 at the half on Nov. 15, the Matadors closed out the fourth period with a 20-2 run over the final 7:34 to win. The victory was CSUN's first in the series with Fresno State since a 59-58 victory on Feb. 8, 1975. -- Niagara this Week

Nachum Inlender, self-made entrepreneur and loving father of three, dies at 68

In his early 20s, he moved to the United States working security for the Israeli consulate in Los Angeles. He met his beloved wife, Tobi, at an Israel Independence Day celebration. After graduating from California State University, Northridge with a degree in business administration, he entered into various enterprises in Southern California and Israel. -- Jewish Journal

Sun Valley hires new food director

With more than 30 years of work in the resort industry, Snyder most recently was senior vice president of food and beverage for Intrawest. Based out of the Steamboat Resort in Colorado, he oversaw six resorts in North America with more than 80 restaurant venues, as well as all food and beverage operations at Steamboat. Prior to his time at Intrawest, Snyder held executive food and beverage positions at Canyons Resort and was vice president of food and beverage for American Skiing Co.—both based in Park City, Utah. Snyder began his career as executive vice president of Good Earth restaurants, a pioneering concept in the natural food industry. He is a graduate of California State University-Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in political science. -- Idaho Mountain Express

Business Journal Publishes Valley 200

San Fernando Valley Business Journal has published a book listing the 200 most influential people in the region. ... Harrison, Dianne F. California State University - Northridge -- San Fernando Valley Business Journal


These Asian reptiles glide through the trees to avoid ground-based predators, using folds of skin between their ribs. These membranes spread to form wings when they're airborne, says Robert Espinoza, a biologist at California State University, Northridge. -- National Geographic

Over 350 Campuses Join in the Healthy Campus Challenge

November 1 marked the beginning of open enrollment, when people can obtain health care coverage for 2017 through the Health Insurance Marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act. The Marketplaces allow individuals to shop for and compare plans to find one that’s right for them, and most consumers can find a plan for $75 or less per month, less than the cost of a cell phone bill. Already, we have seen strong interest: Over a million people selected plans through in the first 12 days of open enrollment. -- The White House

Parents and parenting influence childhood cognition, but public policy can help

In a study of factors that influence childhood cognition in the United States and Great Britain, researchers from North Carolina State University and California State University, Northridge find that the role of parents is more important than far-reaching public policies -- but that public policies can make a difference. -- Science Daily