Matador Moments

Matador Moments

Matador Moments 2021

“Matador Moments: Reflecting on Virtual Learning” 2021 Challenge. We invited all Matadors to share their reflections on Portfolium about their experience studying off-campus  and attending virtual classes. What have you learned about yourself?  How were you able to overcome challenges?  How can we support and motivate other Matadors?

Read more about Matador Moments on the official CSUN Matador Moments webpage

Competition Dates  

February 15, 2021 - April 12, 2021

The competition is officially closed.


Each winner received a $100 Amazon gift card!


In partnership with the Office of Student Success, we had a panel of judges collaborate on selecting the three winning students.

We would like to thank all of the participating students for sharing their reflections about  their personal experiences studying off-campus and attending virtual classes. All of the stories shared were inspiring and impactful-- encouraging all Matadors to unite and rise through these challenges together.  

Matador Moments 2021 Winners

We would like to congratulate and announce the three winning students in each category: 

Written submission winner: 

Deborah Clem: "Matador"

Photo winner

Elise Eley: "Matador Moments 2021"

Multimedia slideshow winner: 

Isabelle Ruvalcaba-Luna:  "Becoming Isabelle"

Matador Moments 2020 Winners:

Video winner: 

Sammy Fernandes 

Written word winner: 

Magdalena Juric 

Photo/Original Art winner

Jasmin Correa 

Matador Moments 2019 Winner

First Place:

Eduardo Garcia

Top Runner-Ups:

Abria Flack
Emily Kaplan
Roxana Mazariego-Magana
Sophia Ohannessian
Veronica Hernandez

Matador Moments 2018 Winner:

First Place: 

Sofia Ayerdi

Top Runner-Ups:

Jesus Gomez Perez 
Sophia (Leland) Sandoval 
Michael Molloy
Karen Lopez
Victoria Womble
Tammy Rassamekiarttisak