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General Announcements March 2 - March 6

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2015 * Issue No. 7
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.


Rise and Shine CSUN Journalism!
The smell of midterms is in the air, so I hope everyone’s prepared. Take advantage of the Learning Resource Center (LRC) located on the third floor of the East Wing of the Oviatt Library. The LRC is a place for students to get help with homework, essays, and other school related work in all subjects, especially writing!

Keep in mind, advisement is two weeks away so please take a look at the faculty office hours and adjust your school/work schedule to make sure you are able to meet with an adviser. Students will not be able to register for Fall 2015 classes if advisement is not completed. 

Advisement will be held from March 16 – April 24, 2015. Stop by the journalism office for any questions or concerns.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Instagram for tentative events and announcements: @CSUNjournalism

Department events this week:

• Academic Freedom, Empire & the Settler Colonial State
4 – 6:45 p.m. on Monday March 2, 2015 in the Oviatt Library, Presentation Room.
• International Women’s Day hosted by Pop-Up Newsroom
Join us in the celebration of International Women’s Day, where students will be reporting on March 7 & 8 in their pop-up newsroom. Stay connected with#IWDCSUN on Twitter

$cholarship Opportunities:
• The Radio Television Digital News Foundation invites college students to apply for one of their Foundation’s seven undergraduate scholarships.You can take this quiz to see which scholarship is best suited for you:

If this scholarship opportunity interests you, apply today!
Deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2015

• The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation announced that their JMMF Murray Scholar Scholarship Program is offering five (5) $5,000 journalism scholarships through a nationwide essay competition to students pursuing a career in sports writing.  

The scholarship guidelines and procedures will be viewable on the journalism department bulletin board outside the main office. 

Applicants must have achieved academic standing of a 3.0 G.P.A for his/her second and third year of undergrad study, achieve junior or senior status for fall 2015 semester. 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Linda Murray Hofmans at 

Deadline to submit one essay for competition is Monday, April 27, 2015.