July 9, 2020
  • 8:30 am Will the Bulletin Make Today Tomorrow?
  • 9:04 am Different Neighborhoods Warrant Rubber Bullets or Traffic Control For Protesters
  • 5:07 pm STAFF EDITORIAL: Even Socially Distant, We All Have to Work Together
  • 5:47 pm Transcript of CSUDH President Parham’s Coronavirus Announcement
  • 10:46 am Cal State Long Beach Suspends Face-to-Face Classes; CSUDH Discussing Contingency Plans
  • 5:26 pm Things Black People Should be Able to Get Away with This Month
  • 10:25 am Latinx Students Need a Place to Call Home
  • 2:35 pm Will Time Run Out Before Funds for PEGS? [UPDATED]
  • 5:18 pm Greatness Personified: Remembering Kobe Bryant
  • 8:41 am Year of the Rat? What’s That?
  • 6:20 am Artist Who Gave Life to Death and Inspired Countless Others Gets His Due at Dominguez Hills
  • 5:16 pm Why I’m Rooting for Dr. Cornel West
  • 5:00 pm Under Fire from the Feds, Vaping’s Future is Cloudy
  • 3:28 pm We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat; Tsunami 3.0 Hits Campus, Enrollment Swells
  • 1:22 pm THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE BULLETIN IS HERE
  • 4:48 pm University Weathering a Wave of New Students
  • 9:21 pm The Bulletin’s Public Records Request Offers Springboard to Launch Gender Equity Discussion at CSUDH
  • 4:27 pm Black is the New Black: Raising the Capital on the “B” Word
  • 10:53 am Guns Up for Arrest: Student advocacy group pushes for CSU No Gun Zones–Including the Police
  • 4:09 pm Staff Editorial: Words on the First
  • 8:42 pm Carson Mayor Blasts Media, Landmark Libel Case in Keynote Address
  • 9:27 am Free Speech Week Calendar of Events Update
  • 6:02 am Food for Thought: 40% of Students are Food Insecure
  • 3:12 pm Academic Senate Rejects CSU GE Task Force & Report
  • 3:06 pm Work To Be Done
  • 5:56 pm ASI Elections: What You Need to Know
  • 8:02 pm CSUDH President Parham Announces Cancer Diagnosis
  • 9:47 am CSUDH Art Professor’s 20-Year Journey Results in First Local Showing of Film
  • 9:13 pm Free Speech or Free Hate area?
  • 9:08 pm CSUDH’s Best & Brightest Shine at Student Research Day
  • 9:05 pm Academic Senate Approves Gender Equity Task Force
  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
  • 3:24 pm Green Olive to Open By End of Feb; Starbucks Not Until Fall
  • 3:20 pm Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget Hailed for Extensive Funding Increases
  • 3:08 pm Out of the Classroom: Labor and Community Organizing Course Aims to Teach Students How to Organize for Social Justice
  • 2:54 pm The Other Route in Professional Sports
  • 9:02 am Hail to the New Chief, CSUDH President Thomas Parham
  • 3:36 pm Career Center Holds Major/Minor Fair
  • 5:34 pm After Unexpected Delay, Undocumented Becomes More Intimate Theatrical Production
  • 1:30 pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting New Buildings
  • 1:03 pm LATEST: CSU System Joins State of California Lawsuit Challenging International Student Guidelines
  • 8:00 am Narrowing Down the List of Joe Biden’s Running Mate
  • 8:00 am New Ethnic Studies Requirement Reinforces CSUDH Fight for Racial Equality
  • 8:35 pm Trump Administration to International Students: Take Classes in Person or Leave the U.S.
  • 9:00 am Women’s Resource Center Bridges Transformative Justice and the Toro Community
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OK, so The Bulletin didn’t break the news that “Space Force,” a new Netflix comedy starring Steve Carell and John Malkovich, would be joining the streaming service. But we sure mentioned that some of the filming for the show, which premiered last Friday, was done on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills.

In late October, there were several days in which sections of the campus were either closed or access was highly limited, due to shooting of the series, which is a new Netflix comedy and stars Steve Carell and John Malkovich. And then there was the day a helicoper was parked on the lawn behind the University Theater.

Steve Carell exiting the chopper, which no one actually saw land or take off, leading the more conspiracy-oriented to speculate it never flew here, but was transported to campus.

Toro Center Drive, the road that runs between the parking lots between Dignity Health Sports Park and the west campus was where cameras were placed for several of the shots that made the trailer for “Space Force.”

Perhaps the most visible part of the campus during the show’s first season will be the west and east walkways. Considering it will probably be until at least next year that most of us will find our feet traversing these walkways, take your time with the following images, really take in our campus’ beauty.

Our campus is no stranger to film and TV shoots, with films like “The Social Network,” “Larry Crown,” and TV shows like “Beverly Hills 90210” and “CSI: Miami” also working out deals with the university to film on location.

The university generates about $20,000 for an average of six to eight projects per year, according to a 2011 story in the CSUDH Bulletin.

Whether those financial numbers have changed since then will depend on what future Bulletin stories reveal, but this much is clear: the university’s connections to Hollywood do not begin and end with it serving as a location site.

For instance, Hollywood by the Horns, launched by CSUDH Communication professor Toddy Eames, has provided a channel between students and working professionals in the media industry since 2014.

You can read all about Hollywood by the Horns, including a piece that ran last November in which we mention the new Netflix comedy, “Space Force,” starring Steve Carell and John Malkovich,” by clicking the links below. And if you think you have noticed the phrase “new Netflix comedy Spaceforce,” starring Steve Carell and John Malkovich,” a few times in this short read, you are correct. This post, while primarily about delivering the information you mostly need, is also a little experiment in search engine optimization. Thanks for participating. No animals were harmed in its making.

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Nov. 2, 2017: Toros Grab Hollywood By The Horns.

A New Netflix show, “Space Force,” starring Steve Carell and John Malkovich.

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