Looks from Tatiana Shabelnik's fall/winter runway show at Style Fashion Week in Los Angeles on March 10.

If anything rings more true to an artist, it’s that they can’t outrun the need to create. Someone who knows this quite well is CMC’s Web Interactive Services Manager Tatiana Shabelnik, who, since childhood, has wanted to design clothes. As a girl growing up in Minsk, she sketched outfits––sometimes for herself, and other times for her paper dolls, but always with the hope of blossoming into a real designer. And even when she wasn’t able to enroll at a fashion school in Belarus, the dream persisted.

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CMC alumna Suzanne Segal ’82 made the March 19, 2013 Los Angeles Times issue, for ordering the release of Daniel Larsen, who was convicted of carrying a concealed knife during a 1998 bar fight in the city of Northridge. Larsen was declared innocent following a lengthy appeals process that eventually was taken up by the California Innocence Project.

The big, Wednesday, Jan. 23 basketball game between the Stags and the Sagehens not only drew a capacity crowd, but notice from a local reporter, who called the game "round one in the best basketball rivalry in the Inland Valley."

The Washington Post’s Nov. 27, 2012 story on Mexico’s drug war quoted CMC’s Roderic Camp, the Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim. The piece, Mexico’s drug war is at a stalemate as Calderon’s presidency ends, quotes Camp–– an expert on the Mexican military–– on page 3 of the online story: