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July 2002 edition

Did you know?
CSUS has the largest cooperative education program in the state, offering hundreds of students each year academic credit for work experiences related to their major.

Alumni News

Summer theatre
A cheese plant, a fundamentalist church, a community theater and two mysterious murders dominate a small town when the CSUS theatre and dance alumni chapter takes up residence on campus. The chapter is producing Lanford Wilson's "Book of Days." Curtain times are 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m., Sundays, Aug. 2 - 25 in the Playwrights' Theatre
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Campus News

Smart summer
Instead of watching movies and riding roller coasters this summer, some kids in the CSUS Academic Talent Search program will be making them. The annual on-campus summer program for sixth- through ninth-graders features courses on building a model roller coaster and creating digital video this year.
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Survey of Sacramentans
More Sacramento Region residents say traffic is a major problem than residents of the Bay Area and Los Angeles. They're also much less happy with Gov. Gray Davis than Californians as a whole. Those are among the findings of an extensive new survey from the CSUS Institute for Social Research. Full story


Events

Hot jazz
You can beat the heat this summer at CSUS with free, indoor afternoon concerts featuring local talent. All the concerts take place in the University Union Lobby. Full story

Stay informed
For the most complete, up-to-date listing of events at CSUS, visit the online CSUS calendar.


Sports

Soccer stars
CSUS assistant coach Maureen Whitney and forward Lisa Wrightsman will represent the Hornet women's soccer program as members of the Northern California State Select team in the 2002 Donaldly Cup in Florida. The Donaldly Cup is the national championship for amateur women's soccer and will be played on either Nov. 28, 2002 or Jan. 19-20 of 2003. Full story

Rockies grab a Hornet
CSUS baseball player Casey Fuller has agreed to a contract with the Colorado Rockies, and reported to the Tri City Dust Devils. Tri City, located in Pasco, Wash., is the Single-A affiliate of the Rockies. Fuller is the first CSUS player to sign with a Major League Baseball organization since Chad Elliott and Casey Martinez were drafted following the 2000 season.
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