April 2011

April 28

Spring Dance Theatre
The College of Arts Spring Dance Theatre continues through May 8 in the Little Theatre. Tickets may be purchased online or through the box office. For more information, call 657-278-3371.

Animal Using Tools May 2
Rob Shumaker, vice president of life sciences at the Indianapolis Zoo, will discuss “Animal Tool Behavior: The Use and Manufacture of Tools by Animals” at 4 p.m. Monday, May 2, in Room 682 of McCarthy Hall. The talk is sponsored by the Anthropology Department and Environmental Studies Program.

SafeSpace Training
The LGBT SafeSpace Program is an opportunity for faculty and staff members to become more familiar with issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, as well as resources available to serve this community. Upcoming training is being held Tuesday, May 3, and Wednesday, May 18. For more information, or to register for the two-part training program, contact the Multicultural Leadership Center at multiculturalcenter@fullerton.edu or 657-278-7366.

Titans Stumble to University of San Diego
The Titan baseball team came up short in the April 26 nonconference game against USD, losing the match, 12-8. The Titans return to conference action with a three-game series against Pacific kicking off at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, in Goodwin Field.

April 26

About Bullies and Sexual Orientation
Discussions on bullies and sexual orientation will take place May 2 and 10 as part of a speaker series on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.

The documentary “Bullied: A Student, A School and A Case that Made History” will be screened at 5 p.m. May 2 in Room 13 of the Ruby Gerontology Center. At 5 p.m. May 10, Lisa Diamond of the University of Utah will speak on “The (Hidden?) Dynamics of Female Sexual Desire and Orientation.”

Both are sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program, Queer Studies Faculty Advisory Panel, Student Affairs and College of Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information, call 657-278-7942.

April 25

Aspiring to Leadership Wednesday
Kandy Mink Salas, associate vice president, student affairs, will discuss her research on women accessing leadership positions at noon, Wednesday, April 27, in Room 205 of University Hall. The talk is sponsored by the Women's Center.

Titan Baseball Victorious in Last of Three Game Series against Cal Poly
Nick Ramirez belted a pair of home runs and drove in four runners, while Tyler Pill faced just four over the minimum for seven innings as Cal State Fullerton salvaged the third game of the weekend series with Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a 9-3 victory at Baggett Stadium Saturday.

Next game is against San Diego at 3 p.m., Tuesday, April 25.

Pitching Duel Win to Titan Softball
The second of two errors in the top of the seventh scored the winning run and Titan pitcher Ari Cervantes stranded the tying and winning runs in the bottom of the inning, helping lift visiting the Titans to a 1-0 pitcher’s duel victory over UC Davis April 23. Next game is at noon, Saturday, April 30, against Pacific.

Titans Split Track Meet With Irvine
Titan men and UC Irvine women were the winning teams Saturday, April 23, in the second annual OC Dual track and field meet between the two Orange County universities.

April 21

First-Place Softball Team Takes Winning Streak to Davis
Winners of five straight and 10 of its last 13, the softball team puts its longest winning streak in two years on the line this weekend in a three-game set against UC Davis. The series begins at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, at La Rue Field.

Meanwhile, the Titan baseball team begins a three-game series tonight at Cal Poly — the teams most series Big West Conference challenger.

Comedy Performance
The Asian American Sketch Comedy troupe, the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors come to campus for a 10-11:15 a.m. May 2 performance in the Titan Theatre. The Asian American Studies Program-sponsored performance is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Eliza Noh at 657-278-2013 or enoh@fullerton.edu.

Women’s Tennis Victorious
Cal State Fullerton's women's tennis team won its final dual women's tennis match, 4-3, over UC Riverside April 19.

April 18

Titans Sweep UC Santa Barbara in Weekend Baseball Action
Anthony Trajano singled in two tying runs and Blake Barber delivered the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, April 17, as No. 8-ranked Cal State Fullerton rallied for 3 runs to pull out a dramatic 5-4 Big West Conference victory over UC Santa Barbara.

Softball Team Sweeps Cal Poly
Junior Nicole Johnson blasted her fourth home run of the season with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, capping a rally from two runs down and lifting the Titans to a 11-8 victory and series sweep over Cal Poly Sunday, April 17, at Anderson Family Field.

Women’s Golf Remains in Seventh
Defending champion UC Davis is one step closer to claiming its second straight Big West Women’s Golf Championship after registering a second-round score of 284 for a two-day total of 575. Long Beach State is in second place, Cal Poly in third and Cal State Fullerton is in seventh.

April 12

Asian Blog Talk April 18
The bloggers of angryasianman.com, disgrasian.com and 8asians.com will speak about the creation and impact of their blog websites, as well as the current topics addressed on their sites during a 10 a.m. April 18 discussion in the Gabrielino Room of the Titan Student Union. The free event is sponsored by Asian American Studies. For more information, contact Eliza Noh at enoh@fullerton.edu.

April 11

Baseball, Softball Teams Victorious
A three-run triple and a pair of defensive plays Sunday, April 10, led to the Titans logging a come-from-behind 10-4 victory against UC Irvine. CSUF took the three-game series 2-1 and gives them a one game lead in conference standings.

The softball team also scored a Sunday 4-2 victory against UC Riverside. It is the second conference series victory and brought their record to 15-17 overall; 4-2 in conference play.

Stardust Exhibit
Cuban-born New York artist Manuel Pardo will exhibit new and recent artwork at the Begovich Gallery through May 12. The title of the show comes from the artist’s recent drawings made from Gelly Roll pens on handmade Spanish paper. This is the first time these drawings will be shown on the West Coast. Also included are dresses, stiletto heels and earrings — all designed by Pardo and custom-made especially for this exhibition.

April 8

Disease Prevention Program
The Employee Wellness Program presents a noon-1 p.m. April 14 “Disease Prevention and Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition” lecture by Kristy L. Richardson, registered dietitian and exercise physiologist, in Room 11 of the Kinesiology and Health Science Building. Topics will include: what are free radicals, antioxidants and phytochemicals? Which nutrients are inflammatory and which are anti-inflammatory?Includes lunch. Reserve a space by noon, April 11, at employeewellness@fullerton.edu or 657-278-4404.

Sound Migrations Talk April 14
Karen Tongson, USC professor of English and gender studies, will discuss “Sound Migrations: Suburban Soundscapes and Queer Imaginaries” at 5 p.m. April 14 in Room 123 of the Humanities-Social Sciences Building. Sponsored by Psi Chi, Psychology Department National Honor Society, Women and Gender Studies Student Association and Multicultural Leadership Center. For more information: showard@fullerton.edu.

ASI Governmental Officer Spends Week in Washington, D.C.
Last month, Gregory Washington, Associated Students Inc. chief governmental officer, visited Washington, D.C., where he and other CSU student leaders traveled to attend the CSU on the Hill event. The student leaders spent the week meeting with policy makers on such issues as federal financial aid, student health care and securing federal funding for California to support higher education. The senior political science and speech communication major, is a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and plans to attend law school and graduate school to study public policy.

April 6

Freshman Honored as All-Academic
Freshman Bryce Whitehead has been selected to the Pac-10 Wrestling All-Academic Team for 2010-11. Whitehead earned second-team honors for his work in the classroom and on the mat. He is a mechanical engineering major with a 3.19 overall grade-point average, and had an 8-12 record at 165 pounds while going 0-4 at 174 this season.

Student Photo Contest
Associated Students Inc. is sponsoring a photo contest in which students creatively capture their views and/or experiences on campus. Three categories include the university, associated students and the student union or student recreation center. Winners in each category will be named Monday, May 2, and receive a $100 Titan Shops gift card. Submissions must be emailed to tsugallery@fullerton.edu by 4 p.m. Monday, April 18. More information is available on the Titan Student Union website.

Global Crises Discussion
The Office of International Education & Exchange is presenting an April 11 panel discussion on global crises. The 12:30-3 p.m. event in Portola Pavilion A of the Titan Student Union, will include information on relief efforts and emergency preparedness.

“In recent months, we have witnessed turbulent and tragic events unfold all over the world: from earthquakes in several countries to the turmoil in the Middle East. This is a time for the Cal State Fullerton community to come together to share our thoughts and feelings and express our support for the victims of the tragedy. You will have the opportunity to hear the different points of views that faculty and students have about these tragic instances and the expected reaction from those members of society who are in the position to help,” said LayTuan Tan, director of International Education and Exchange.

For more information, visit www.fullerton.edu/international or call Lisa Alvarez at 657-278-2787.

April 4

Titans Sweep UC Davis in Weekend Baseball Action
Blake Barber’s seventh-inning double and Ivory Thomas' single were deciding factors as the Titans completed the three-game sweep of UC Davis with a 4-2 Big West Conference victory April 3 at Dobbins Baseball Stadium. CSUF next plays at home vs. Pepperdine at 6 p.m. tonight (April 5) and then hosts UC Irvine April 8-9 in Big West Conference play.

Softball Team Takes Series With Extra-Inning Win
Junior Nicole Johnson's second home run of the season, a two-out strike in the top of the ninth inning, provided the winning margin April 3 as the Titans won their Big West Conference-opening series with UC Santa Barbara with a 3-2 win in the finale at Campus Diamond. Titans head inland to take on UC Riverside in a three-game series April 9-10; action begins at noon.

Former Titan Assists England’s National Team in Soccer Upset
Former CSUF goalkeeper Karen Bardsley started and made five saves April 2, helping the England Women’s National Team to a 2-1 upset of the top-ranked United States before 5,801 fans at Matchroom Stadium in London.

April 1

Music Galore in April
Music students will be performing Benjamin Britten’s chamber opera “Albert Herring” April 14-17, guest artist Celia Linde will be performing April 15 and faculty members Ernest Salem and Alison Edwards will perform selections from Beethoven, Schubert, Faure and Shostakovich April 15 — all in the Clayes Performing Arts Center. For more information about these and other upcoming performances and/or buytickets, go to the College of the Art website.



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