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CSUN Survey: Teachers Do Not Want Guns in Classrooms

In the year since a gunman opened fire on students, faculty and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and killed 17 people, politicians have suggested arming teachers as one way to deter school shootings. But is that what teachers want? -- SCV News

DOR PANEL TO EXAMINE PARALLELS BETWEEN JA INCARCERATION AND PRESENT-DAY ISSUES

The panel, which will be moderated by Brian Niiya, content director of Densho, will include Leticia Bustamante, project coordinator at the UCLA Labor Center and DACA recipient; queer, undocumented, South Asian femme and filmmaker Amritpal Kaur, who is studying psychology and queer studies at CSU Northridge and is the co-founder of the new multimedia platform Brown Girl Joy; Lisa Okamoto, Immigrant and Legal Defense Center; Reshma Shamasunder, vice president of program strategy at Asian Americans Advancing Justice and board member of the California Immigrant Policy Center-Los Angeles; and Sigrid Toye, practitioner of educational/behavior therapy, who holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a board member of the Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition. -- Rafu Shimpo

UCD men’s basketball wins fourth game in a row

Break up the Aggies. Left for dead when they dropped four of their first five Big West Conference games, the defending champion UC Davis men’s basketball team is back in the thick of the race after routing Cal State Northridge, 76-59, for their fourth straight league win Wednesday night in front of 1,687 fans at The Pavilion. -- Davis Enterprise

MICHIGAN MOVES UP TO #6, UC SAN DIEGO CLIMBS 3 SPOTS IN CWPA TOP 25

Michigan (6-5) moved into the #6 spot with a 3-1 showing at the Triton Invitational, topping #21 Cal State Northridge 14-5, #9 Arizona State (6-5) and #6 UC Irvine (9-8). Four of the Wolverines’ five losses have come to Top 5 foes, including two to #1 USC. -- SwimSwam

Trombonist/Composer Nick Grinder Evokes the Familiarity of Home with the Fascination of the Mysterious on his Second Album

Venezuela native Trujillo was a classmate of Grinder’s at Cal State Northridge. The two founded the quintet Long Range, whose live show was documented on the digital-only release Live at the Blue Whale in 2014. Helm, a fellow Californian and gifted composer in his own right, frequently calls on Grinder for his own projects. Stinson and Honor had previously worked together in the band of saxophonist Kevin Sun; Stinson also works regularly with trumpeter Adam O’Farrill, while Honor took part with Grinder in a short-lived sextet called Mend. -- Artvoice

Goldrich Kest Names CEO

Drandell is a Santa Monica resident. He attended Cal State Northridge. He worked at what is now CliftonLarsonAllen in Beverly Hills before joining Goldrich Kest in 1995 as its controller. He has since held the positions of vice president/controller, chief financial officer and chief operating officer. -- Los Angeles Business Journal

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