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Heather Raksin

Heather Raksin

Any CSUN student who was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley can empathize with the feeling of the bubble effect. You’ve lived here since birth and sometimes wonder if there’s no way out. This was a feeling familiar to Granada Hills native Heather Raksin, USU Marketing’s Administrative Support Assistant I. Read More

Isaac Simon

Isaac Simon

What do a rock collection, a black belt, a tortilla factory and the University Student Union at CSUN all have in common? For Isaac Simon, Student Clerical Assistant II in USU Administration, these seemingly unrelated things represent four of the most memorable and influential experiences in his life. Read More

Kira Dimitri

Kira Dimitri

You may know the smiling face of Kira Dimitri from seeing her all around the University Student Union (USU). The senior business management major has been working at the USU for over three years and currently holds the position of Student Administrative Support Assistant II in the Operations Department. What you probably don’t know is the extraordinary journey she went on before coming to CSUN — and it all started with her upbringing in a traveling circus family. Read More