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Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2014 * Issue No. 10

 To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Diana Tran, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to, or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday. Old editions of the newsletter are available at


Fall 2014 Advisement - Journalism Advisement began on Monday, March 17, 2014. All journalism students that plan on attending CSUN during the Fall 2014 semester must complete advisement by May 2, 2014 to be able to remove the registration hold for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 semester. All faculty advisers can be seen doing their open office hours. The list of their office hours can be found outside the department office (MZ 210) or the department online website. Pick up your advisement form and file in the department office before seeing your adviser. Once advisement has been completed, both the advisement form and file must be returned to the office. If needed, students should also obtain the instructors' signatures for any restricted classes.
FRESHMEN (Second Semester) - are required to make an appointment with an adviser in the Student Resource Center/EOP, 818/677-2024.
SOPHOMORES, STUDENTS UNDER 60 UNITS & FIRST TIME TRANSFER – are required to make an appointment with Virginia Avila. Students need to send an email to and should include their name, CSUN ID# and phone number.
JUNIORS, SENIORS, AND SECOND BA – are required to meet with a faculty adviser. 

Pre-Advisement Workshops - Make-up workshops will be held on April 15 (4-5 p.m. in MZ 130) & 16 (7-8 p.m. in MZ 130). All junior and seniors must attend a workshop in order to be advised. Students will need to bring a printed copy of their DPR and should be prepared to take notes.

SPJ Hosts L.A. Times Reporter - Adolfo Flores, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and CSUN alum, will visit CSUN on Thursday, March 27 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the case of the two Fullerton police officers charged in the beating death of Kelly Thomas. Thomas, a schizophrenic homeless man, was killed in July 2011. The not-guilty verdict in the case of the two officers lead to a great deal of public outrage and protests, events covered by Flores for the Times. The event, organized by the Society of Professional Journalists, will be held in Sequoia Hall 104.

Upcoming Events:

-Thursday, March 27 (5:30-7:30 p.m.) - SPJ hosts L.A. Times and CSUN graduate Adolfo Flores.

-Monday, May 19 (8:00 a.m.) - Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication Commencement Ceremony