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Author Talk: Watermelon Linguistics with Alex Krasilovsky and Vanessa Smith

Alexis Krasilovsky is the author of Watermelon Linguistics: New and Selected Poems (Cyberwit), a 2022 International Book Awards finalist. Previous books include Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling (Routledge), 2nd place winner, 2019 International Writers Awards and Women Behind the Camera (ABC-CLIO). She is a documentary filmmaker and videopoet, as well as Professor Emerita of Screenwriting at California State University Northridge. Alexis grew up in Chappaqua, New York, and now lives in Los Angeles. -- Bedford-Katonah, NY Patch

CSUN Women’s Basketball Falls 68-75 to Cal Poly in Hard-Fought Match

CSUN Women's Basketball fell to Cal Poly 75-68 on Thursday night at Mott Athletics Center. Three players reached double digits in points: Kayanna Spriggs with 14, Kaitlyn Elsholz with 13, and Erica Adams with 11. The Matadors had a higher 3-point field goal percentage, more 3-point field goals made, and more blocks, but still ended up with a loss. -- BVM Sports

Nuanced Accountability Would Help English Learners. New Research Shows How

A new report from the Migration Policy Institute, with researchers from California State University Northridge and the University of California San Diego, offers suggestions for how states can approach federal accountability data in a more nuanced way to ensure English learners are accessing high-quality academic and linguistic instruction. -- Education Week

NASA Awards Inaugural Grants to Support Emerging Research Institutions

The HALOQUEST: Halobacterium Astrobiological Laboratory for Observing and Questioning Extraterrestrial Signatures and Traits Project This collaboration between California State University, Northridge, and JPL will study Halobacterium salinarum NRC-1 grown under simulated stressful environmental conditions, which could help understand possibilities for life on other planets. -- JPL NASA