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CSUS was the
site of the most successful U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials
ever, in 2000, and will host the event again in 2004.
Next February, the CSUS Alumni Association will introduce a
network of CSUS alumni and friends who are available to counsel CSUS
alumni and students about their careers. Volunteers are now being
recruited. Access to the network will be free to association
members. For more, or to volunteer online, visit
The CSUS Alumni Association will host a networking luncheon
from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 20, at the Lake Natoma Inn in
Folsom. All CSUS alumni are invited. The cost is $15 per person. To
make a reservation, call (916) 278-6295 or e-mail
The CSUS Alumni Association will host three free financial
seminars starting in February: “Options in Investing in CDs”
(Wednesday, Feb. 12), “Everything You Need to Know About Retirement
Planning” (Thursday, March 13) and “How to Purchase a House”
(Tuesday, April 22). All seminars are open to the public and run
from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Yamshon Alumni Center. Parking will be
free. To make a reservation, call (916) 278-6295 or e-mail
Tsakopoulos Collection for the Study of Hellenism - one of the
largest collections of its kind in the country - will arrive at CSUS
this month. It features a huge assortment of written works about
Greece, the Greeks and their influence worldwide. The estimated
value of the gift to the University is approximately $5 million.
The collection, named for its benefactor and
steward Angelo Tsakopoulos, has been developed over the past 20
years and contains a rare book section with the works of many early
Greek writers and philosophers such as Thucydides, and Desiderius
Erasmaus. It also contains maps, artworks and vast collections on
already considered a factor in the decline of the threatened
California red-legged frog, may also be affecting three additional
frog species, according to a new study by CSUS environmental studies
professor Carlos Davidson.
Like bickering spouses in an underwater episode of "Dr. Phil,"
parents in the fish world want their mates to take more
responsibility for child-rearing - so they can do less, says CSUS
biological sciences professor Ronald Coleman. In convict cichlids,
for example, Coleman finds that while parenting duties are shared,
they're not shared equally. "Both hope the other will do the work,"
Opera and The
The CSUS Opera Theatre will perform scenes from operas based on
works by William Shakespeare on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5 and 6 at
8 p.m in the University Theatre. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for
students and seniors and are available at the CSUS ticket office at
278-4323, online at
tickets.com, or at the door
one hour prior to the performance.
the season for the CSUS choirs to present the annual "Procession of
Carols" concert. The Sacramento tradition will be at 8 p.m.,
Saturday, Dec. 7 and 7 p.m., Sunday Dec. 8 at Sacred Heart Church,
39th and J Streets. The show usually sells out fast. Suggested
ticket donation is $10 general and $5 students and seniors. Tickets
are available at the CSUS Ticket office at (916) 278-4323 or at
tickets.com at (916) 766-2277.
Big V for
Four Hornets recorded double figures in kills as the CSUS volleyball
squad defeated 15th-ranked Eastern Washington in the Big Sky
Volleyball Tournament championship match Nov. 23 in Cheney, Wash.
With the victory, the team receives an automatic berth in the NCAA
Tournament. They've now reached the NCAA Tournament five of the last
Andrew Bonner scored his first touchdown of the season with 2:32
left in the game to lift the CSUS football team to a 42-35 win over
Humboldt State Nov. 23 at Hornet Stadium. The game concluded the
Hornets’ season with a record of 5-7.
New Music Fest
Festival of New American Music celebrates
its silver anniversary this year with free concerts, workshops
and more, Nov. 6-17. Full
The Dancespace at CSUS
will come alive to the sounds of the rock band U2 when Dale
Scholl Dance/Art opens its 21st season.
hits the stage at CSUS this fall. The play is about a
young black South African woman, Venus Hottentot, who was
taken to Europe in 1810 to exhibit her peculiar body frame to
freak show audiences. The
play is adult-oriented and not suitable for children. Full
entering its second decade, the
Hornet Bookstore Student-Athlete of the Week program has become
one of the most significant honors bestowed by the University on a
member of the athletic program. Full
setter Lisa Beauchene has been named Big Sky Conference
Volleyball Player of the Week for the second time this season
after leading the CSUS
volleyball team to a three-game sweep of
15th-ranked Eastern Washington. Full