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CSUN Matador Report (10-27-2016)

The CSUN women’s tennis team had some solid performances at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships on the campus of San Diego State this past weekend. Sophomore Elisa Elhadj reached the Round of 16 in her first time at the event, defeating opponents from Long Beach State, Pepperdine and UC Santa Barbara in singles competition. -- SCV News

Rockin’ Road to Dublin is Coming to L.A.

Megan, a graduate of College of the Canyons and California State University Northridge, has performed many times in Santa Clarita, first as a Polynesian dancer, and then as an Irish Step Dancer. Most recently, she performed last year with her co-teachers and students from the Fisher McLeod School of Irish Dance at the “Senses” street festival in downtown Newhall; it was an honor to be with them, and to be able to perform as part of the night that highlighted the great singer, Ken O’Malley. -- Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Ron Grant, Oscar and Emmy-Winning Composer, Dies at 72

He was born Oct. 16, 1944 in New York City, the son of Life magazine photographer Allan Grant. The family moved to southern California when he was 2. He attended Santa Monica City College and Cal State Northridge, and learned to play the guitar, flute, and piano. -- Yahoo! Lifestyle

Millennial habits will reshape economy

A second-generation Mexican American who grew up watching news of school shootings and inner-city violence, the 30-year-old pursued a degree in sociology from Cal State Northridge. Mares, too, has struggled to find a good job, and in recent months has been volunteering at a local legal aid center. -- White Hall Journal - AR

Ron Grant, Oscar and Emmy-winning composer, dies at 72

He was born Oct. 16, 1944 in New York City, the son of Life magazine photographer Allan Grant. The family moved to southern California when he was 2. He attended Santa Monica City College and Cal State Northridge, and learned to play the guitar, flute, and piano. -- Boston Herald

Looking For A Rainbow

After graduating from college, Bill accepted a job with an international tour operator, which started his lifelong career in the travel industry. Bill adds, “During the last twenty-five years in the business, I opened my own company which specialized in travel to Hawaii.” It was during his time in Hawaii he learned the finer elements of image composition and the impact of color. In 2002, as the internet was slowly washing across the country, spilling into American business and homes, Bill returned to night school at Cal State University, Northridge earning an advanced certificate in web-design, which included classes in Adobe Photoshop. t this point, with new skills in hand, Bill took over photographing his own promo shots for his brochures and website images. -- The Foothills Focus

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