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Jimmy Wayne sheds light on the foster care system

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

April 18, 2017

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“Why don’t I do something to raise awareness for 30,000 children aging out of foster care?” The question Jimmy Wayne asked himself after realizing he wanted to make a sacrifice for his foster “brothers and sisters.” A...

Carter Winter performs at House of Blues

Taylor Mason, Staff writer

April 18, 2017

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On April 7, I walked into the House of Blues in San Diego with three of my girlfriends. Being a long-time fan of Carter Winter, I was excited to enjoy an evening of country music, one of my true loves. After standing in line to...

Fernando Vega presents César’s Peaceful Revolution

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

April 18, 2017

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César Chávez and the motto of the United Farm Workers, “Sí se puede” are held in high regard at CSUSM, a performance of Fernando Vega’s, César’s Peaceful Revolution naturally attracted many students and plenty of fac...

The Audio Scout: ________

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

April 18, 2017

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Kendrick Lamar After dropping “The Heart Part 4” and “HUMBLE.” within a week of one another, Kendrick Lamar had the internet buzzing to say the least. Both tracks, especially “The Heart Part 4,” made it clear that L...

Dr. Brian Hu discusses film piracy

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

April 18, 2017

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Brian Hu, the artistic director of Pacific Arts Movement, presenters of the San Diego Asian Film Festival. Hosted in Arts 240 on April 4, Hu was a guest speaker for professor Jonathan Berman and his VSAR 422 class which is...

CSUSM screens “Yeah Maybe, No” to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Annelisa Zamora, Staff writer

April 18, 2017

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On April 10, CSUSM hosted an independent film called, Yeah Maybe, No by documentary filmmaker Kelly Kend in the USU Ballroom. Kend’s work has previously been featured in the Washington Post and the Huffington Post. The film c...

Kong roars into theaters, but his movie falls flat

Pierce Brenner, Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2017

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In 1973, a motley crew of scientists, soldiers and a photographer go on a mission to discover the secrets of the mysterious Skull Island. However, as soon as they get there, they’re attacked by the king of monsters, Kong. Now...

Cougar Con brings pop culture to CSUSM

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

March 29, 2017

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In celebration of pop and comic culture, Associated Students Inc. (ASI) and Tukwut Life held CSUSM’s first ever Cougar Con.  The event was held in the USU ballroom open to students and guests with approximately 170 attendees. Cougar...

CSUSM alumni find jobs in marketing agency

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

March 29, 2017

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CSUSM alumni Ria Arago and Toni Gomez are Communication majors who joined with Hadley Media, an experiential marketing agency based in San Marcos. Like many college graduates, the job search of the two alumni had its difficulties...

CSUSM Autos holds second annual car show

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

March 29, 2017

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Flashy wraps, modified engines and cars of various makes were present for CSUSM Autos’ second annual car show. Stated on their student organization web page, CSUSM Autos “represents car enthusiasts and those who are interested...

The Truth Behind Me unveils culture, art

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

February 24, 2017

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The Truth Behind Me showcase featured stepping performances, fashion, poetry, food and a photo exhibit from local San Diegans and CSUSM students.   Organized by the Associated Student Inc. Campus Activities Board, The Truth Behi...

Reclaiming Our Voices displays communal strength

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

February 24, 2017

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Organizations Homie Universidad Popular and Pillars of the Community partnered up with Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan and the National Latino Research Center of CSUSM to present Reclaiming Our Voices on Feb.16 in the USU ...

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