• A Feria volunteer reads to youngsters at last years event.

    2018 Feria de Educación

  • CSUN alumnus Michael Grillo speaks at the David Nazarian College Distinguished Speaker Series.

    Filmmaker/Alumnus Michael Grillo Motivates Matadors

  • Group of CSUN Alumni with scholarship award

    Alumni Scholarship Recipients

  • Group of students in convocation attire

    CSUN Receives Higher Ed Excellence in Diversity Award

  • Girl explaining about Alexa device to student

    Alexa Fellowship to Voice Student Business Startups

CSUN Professor Discovers Evidence for Ancient American Coastal Migration

An international team of archaeologists, including California State University, Northridge anthropology professor Matthew Des Lauriers, received a grant from National Geographic for efforts in unearthing evidence that dates the arrival of Ancestral Native Americans to at least 13,000 years ago, off the coast of Baja California, Mexico. --AmericanTowns.com

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Oct. 12-19

Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Autumn Sky” show, 7:30, and “41 Years in Space: Voyager’s Remarkable Journey Continues,” 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Minimum age 8. Tickets $6 for one show; $10 for both. Parking in Lot G4. Adjacent to Citrus Hall on campus, 18111 Nordhoff St. For show, 818-677-5601. For tickets, 818-677-2488. www.csun.edu --Los Angeles Daily News

Remembering Quinten and Resisting Violence

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Quinten Thomas

On March 9th, 2018, Quinten Thomas, who was a CSUN student, died while incarcerated at Twin Towers under the supervision of the Los Angeles Sheriff 's Department. Join the Read more

FITE: From Incarceration to Education

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

FITE Film: From Incarceration to Education

Revolutionary Scholars Presents a documentary screening and a panel with formerly incarcerated students discussing their road to education. Read more

Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: A "New" Film From Orson Welles

Wednesday nights at CSUN celebrate women in media, and this week will honor several women who carved a niche for themselves in the field of animation. Shawna Mills (DreamWorks, Lucasfilm, Cartoon Network), Sidney Clifton (Black Panther, Hellboy) and Ashlyn Anstree (DreamWorks, Nickelodeon, JibJab) are the special guests in an evening co-sponsored by Women in Animation. The event is free; daily parking permits on campus run $8. CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge; Wed., Oct. 17, 7 p.m.; free. (818) 677-1200, csun.edu. --LA Weekly

County Connections: Former Aptos resident, Cal golfer Sebastian Crampton records first top-5 finish of season

Lauren Matias (Harbor), UC Davis, Jr.: Outside hitter combined to make six kills and four digs across two Big West Conference matches, as the Aggies (9-9, 1-5) lost to host Cal State Northridge 3-2 on Friday before falling to host Long Beach State 3-1 on Saturday. --Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Monica College Fair Draws 4,000 Students

SMC also sent 1,081 students to the California State University (CSU) system, officials said. In addition, it placed the most black and Latino students in statewide universities ("Santa Monica College Ranks First in UC Transfers for 27th Straight Year," December 17, 2017). Participants at this year's fair included UCLA, UC Berkeley and UC Irvine, as well as California State University (CSU) campuses from Long Beach, Los Angeles and Northridge. --Santa Monica Lookout