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General Announcements April 27 - May 1

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2015 * Issue No. 15

With finals just around the corner, we want to remind our students that plagiarism is not an option. There will be severe consequences for students that are caught plagiarizing. Especially as journalism students, we hold ourselves to a higher standard. So please make sure, all work is original work

Advisement has been extended for one additional week. After this week, students that have not completed their advisement will have a remaining registration hold on their accounts. Take advantage of this additional week and find time to see your academic faculty advisor. 

Journalism Students that anticipate graduating Spring 2016, make sure to complete a grad-check with your academic advisor before July 10, 2015. Any applications submitted after this deadline will have an additional $10 late fee charged. 

If you have any questions or concerns about your academic status,
please contact the journalism 
office at 818-677-3135.

Department Events: 
  • Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communications Commencement
    • 8 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2015 at the Oviatt Lawn Main Stage


ONA15 is recruiting talented students, mentors and those passionate about digital journalism to bring your skills to the Online News Association Conference, Sept. 24-26, in Los Angeles.
The ONA Student Newsroom, funded for the sixth year by Google, provides a unique opportunity for the best and the brightest journalism and tech students to get their work in front of 2,000 digital journalism professionals. Lodging, travel and registration are covered for 20 selected students.
They are also looking for mentors to guide students in their coverage. Mentors receive receive free conference registration and a complimentary ticket to the Online Journalism Awards ceremony.
If you are interested in any of these positions, you can apply at

Fun Facts About... Millennials!
Dan Schawbel
  • 61% of Millennials are worried about the state of the world and feel personally responsible to make a difference. Lets make a difference.
  • 40% of Millennials think that blogging about workplace issues is acceptable, compared to 28% of Boomers. Blogging is one of the newest ways to get work published, fast. 
  • 70% have "friended" their managers and/or co-workers on Facebook. Oh Facebook.

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.