Titan Pride: Priceless
For seven glorious days in June, a small white frame house was transformed into the “Home of the Titans” as it beckoned alumni and fans to stop in and share Fullerton hospitality in Omaha, home of the College World Series.
The Metamorphosis of Zzyzx
As those who stop know, the exit leads to the former Zzyzx Mineral Springs and Health Spa that has evolved into the Desert Studies Center, a scientific field station in the eastern Mojave Desert.
Historian Buffing Up
In a technological world where people around the globe are becoming "virtual" neighbors, one former Titan is encouraging us to remember to "think locally."
Cynthia Popp: Action!
Surprisingly, until producer/director Cynthia Popp '85 directed "Frasier" last fall, she had never called "action"—which may seem unusual for someone who directs about 52 episodes a year of "The Bold and the Beautiful."
It was an inauspicious beginning in 1979 when Rob Fulton, a Fullerton graduate student in biology, signed up to do weekend construction work at the newly acquired Zzyzx facility that was to become the Desert Studies Center.
Tony-Nominated Alumna Brings 'Kabul" to LA
She sits alone on stage, with not much more in the way of props than a small collection of hats and an outdated guidebook to Afghanistan. But for the next hour, Linda Emond '82 will hold her audience rapt in "Homebody/Kabul."
Sure, I had planned to pack my black-comedy baseball novel, Screwball , with all the action and suspense I could muster. What I didn't want–but got–was seven years of nail-biting drama in my strange and ultimately triumphant odyssey to get the book published.
Learning Without Boundaries
As the university increases its emphasis on global learning, increasing numbers of Fullerton students and faculty members take part in 40-plus international programs each year.
Four of Our Own
A quartet of alumni hold elective offices on the state and federal levels.
The Reluctant Spokesman Speaks Out
Nidal Ibrahim '91 is cultural representative for Southern California's Arab-Americans.
The lone student journalist credentialed to cover the war in Iraq was Cal State Fullerton's Ron Larson. He traveled with the Army's 36th engineering command unit and reports his experiences.
War and Words
Researcher looks at free speech and information control in the time of war.
UK's Alumna Proven Cool in a Crisis
Jan Shawe '78 (M.A. communications) has built a reputable career in her native England, in part, by helping major corporations successfully recover from misfortune and tough times.
Alumna Works Double Time on TV
Luyi Khasi's multilingual skills help her on both sides of the camera.
Meet the Beatles
Almost everyone in the theater was born after 1966, but the students in lecturer Dennis Anderson's "Music of the Beatles" class were busy taking notes and mouthing the words to Rubber Soul.
Steve Larson, an alumnus now pursuing a law degree at UC Davis, has scored honors twice with his graduate thesis on developing and quantifying chemical breakdown products of amino acids – research important to hospital patients.
The Accidental Opera Star
From the time he was a youngster, Rodney Gilfry sang in choirs and musicals at church, where he met his future wife and fellow performer, Tina Estupinian '80, though they would not date until years later as students at Cal State Fullerton.
UPS Executive Credits Fullerton for Strong Business Foundation
Today Joe Moderow '70 spends most of his time, talking to UPS employees about the corporation's vision of honesty, integrity, values and partnership.