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Men's college soccer: The best goals from the season's first three days

Diouf’s goal is on here solely for the shockingly low amount of time it took to happen: eight seconds. That’s right, just eight seconds from the whistle blowing, the Matadors held a 1-0 lead. That was the fastest goal in Big West Conference history. It was a combination of a nicely drawn-up play and Tulsa falling asleep a little that allowed it to happen, but either way it was a really cool way for a game to start (unless you’re a Tulsa fan). -- NCAA

Eva Longoria already has her emojis

Longoria fue nombrada Filántropa del Año por la revista Hollywood Reporter por su compromiso con las causas latinas y devolver a la comunidad su reconocimiento. En 2009, Longoria se matriculó en el programa de Maestría para Chicano Studies (en español: Estudios Chicanos) y Ciencia Política en California State University, Northridge. Según Eva, “debido a mi participación en el NCLR y mi trabajo de caridad, de verdad quería un mejor entendimiento más auténtico a lo que mi comunidad ha pasado para que yo pueda ayudar a crear un cambio.” -- El Nuevo Diario - Mexico (in Spanish)

Datebook: Towers of clay, the L.A. landscape reconsidered, dance at the Getty Villa

“Karla Klarin: Subdividing the LAndscape,” at CSUN Art Galleries. The San Fernando Valley-raised artist examines some of our city’s more quotidian landscapes in a series of painted works that take sprawl and the suburban as points of inspiration. But don’t expect the cookie cutter: Klarin’s works have a way of capturing grit. Opens Monday and runs through Oct. 8. A reception will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10; an artist talk will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, --

New West Symphony Shines at Summer Sun Sets Concert

With credits as diverse as "Batman v Superman," "Sing," "The Conjuring 2," "Penny Dreadful," "The Lone Ranger," "300: Rise of an Empire" and "League of Legends," Dr. P. Blake Cooper is a recording artist, recitalist, soloist, conductor, lecturer and music educator at California State University Northridge, the Longy School of Music at Bard College, the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles at Heart of Los Angeles and the Harmony Project. -- Ventura County Star

Ventura College Santa Paula, President Greg Gillespie leads open forum on future plans for the Santa Clara River Valley

Maria de la luz Flores, Counselor, brings more than 20 years of experience in higher education to Ventura College Santa Paula having worked with students from diverse backgrounds in the California Community College and California State University systems. Flores is the youngest of three children and the first to receive a college degree. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Master of Science in Counseling from California State University, Northridge. She is also an alumna of Ventura College. Flores discovered her calling to serve low-income first-generation students while working at the CSUN-Ventura campus. Prior to her new assignment at VCSP, she served as the CalWORKs Counselor/Coordinator at Oxnard College. -- Tri County Sentry