Calendar of events at CSUN (Aug. 8-14)

Mural of Jack Nicholson's face
A mural of Jack Nicholson in "The Shining" adorns a pillar in the main call center at Zappos.com's Las Vegas corporate office, which gives tours to visitors. (Sam McManis/MCT)

Tuesday, Aug. 9

“Tuesday Talks” in the Pride Center

The Pride Center, located on the second floor of the University Student Union, Sol Center, invites students to its weekly event, “Tuesday Talks,” which will cover an array of topics, including gender identity, bisexuality, coming out and other issues that relate to the LGBTQ community. The event is free of charge and will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 11

Summer Movie Fest – The Shining

CSUN will show “The Shining” on campus, a movie where an evil and spiritual presence forces a father into violence in an isolated hotel during the winter. The summer movie festival, which is held weekly, will occur on the lawn in front of the Oviatt Library at 7:30 p.m. and is free to all.

Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 11-14

Camp Matador

Incoming freshmen are invited to the fourth-annual Camp Matador, located at the Outdoor Adventures Office on campus. The camp, which will take place Thursday-Sunday and costs $155, shuttles CSUN students to Ponderosa Pines in Big Bear, Calif., where they’ll participate in several activities, such as swimming, hiking, playing, singing, and dancing.