This year’s campus photo, taken Oct. 23 during Homecoming
1 in 26 residents of the six-county Sacramento Region is a CSUS
There’ll be rhythm, there’ll be music
at Forever Gershwin, a tribute celebrating the work of
George and Ira Gershwin. The CSUS Theatre Alumni Chapter’s
presentation is a fundraiser for student scholarships. Performances
are Nov. 15 and 16, and tickets are $20 general/$5 students. Call
(916) 278-3330. Full
Robert Halseth leads the ensemble.
CSUS Symphonic Wind Ensemble has received a coveted invitation to
perform at the New York Wind Band Festival’s gala Carnegie
Hall concert April 13, one of two collegiate ensembles chosen nationally.
Members of the ensemble will embark on a fundraising effort focused
on the $100,000 needed to attend the festival. Full
is building a one-of-a-kind digital archive of letters, journals,
photographs, documents, newspapers, and more that will tell the
story of African American slave experiences in California and the
state’s little-known involvement in the Underground Railroad.
Sacto economy struggling
Job losses in the Sacramento Region are likely to continue
through next summer as ongoing state budget troubles and manufacturing
layoffs take their toll, according to the California Institute for
County Government at CSUS.
Aid tops $100 million
CSUS reached a bittersweet milestone during the last
academic year, disbursing more than $100 million in financial aid.
because the financial aid staff works hard to make sure students
qualify for all the assistance they possibly can. “Bitter”
because it’s an indicator of the increasing amount of public
higher education costs being borne by students. Full
The Festival of New American Music returns to CSUS Nov. 5 to 16
for its 26th year as one of the nation’s longest running
annual events dedicated to contemporary music. Nearly all events
Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling”
takes an unlikely twist in Honk!, a family-friendly production
featuring song, dance and puppetry opening 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov.
20, in the University’s Playwrights’ Theatre. Performances
continue Nov. 21 to 23 and Dec. 2 to 7. Tickets: $18 general,
$11 for students and seniors, at 916-278-4323 or Tickets.com. Full
Toc Clock Exhibition
Design students at CSUS are taking time into their own hands,
creating clocks that represent famous designers and their works.
A display of the timepieces, the Tic Toc Clock Exhibition, runs
from Friday, Nov. 14 to Thursday, Nov. 20 in the Design Gallery,
Mariposa Hall 4000. Full
Two public forums have been scheduled by the Athletics Task Force,
which was established by CSUS President Alexander Gonzalez to
review the campus athletics program and provide him with recommendations.
public forums will be Monday, Nov. 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the
University Union Redwood Room and Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Union Hinde Auditorium.
The CSUS men’s soccer team lost to New Mexico
Nov. 1, but earned its third-consecutive Mountain Pacific Sports
Federation tournament bid.
Fresh off the best year in the program’s Div. I history
and first-ever appearance in the Big Sky Conference Tournament,
the CSUS men’s basketball team enters the 2003-04 season
with increased expectations.