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Students celebrate César Chávez Day through volunteering

Karen Ambrocio, Managing Editor

April 27, 2017

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César Chávez was an American civil rights activist who formed the United Farm Workers Union and helped farm workers gain fair working conditions and wages.   The university celebrates Chávez’s legacy with a week long of...

Students show support for the LGBTQ community

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

April 27, 2017

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“I say Cougar, you say pride!”   Members of the ASI LGBTQ Pride Center chanted this phrase as they marched throughout campus for the Pride Walk.   The march was held on April 4 during U-hour in front of University Hall. It marked ...

Spring Job Fair Provides Students with Employment Opportunities

Melissa Scrivnor, Assistant Photo Editor

April 27, 2017

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On April 6 from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. the Career Center hosted the Spring Job Fair in the USU Ballroom.   Approximately 65 employers participated, which is less than usual. The companies present were Robert Half, a speciali...

Learning about Human Trafficking in San Diego

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

April 27, 2017

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The Student Health and Counseling Services hosted a “Stop Human Trafficking” event on April 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Markstein 106.   The Sexual Violence Advocate and educator, Christa Wencl, introduced the g...

The search for a new Chief of Police for CSUSM

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

April 27, 2017

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After the retirement of Chief Robert McManus, the chief of police search committee is in the process of selecting a new chief. Faculty and students met the three candidates through open forums.   On April 4 from 12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. in Mar...

ASI will hold BOD reelection

Karen Ambrocio, Managing Editor

April 27, 2017

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Because Associated Students Inc. (ASI), received complaints about the Board of Directors election, the student organization has decided to re-do its election.   The ASI Elections Committee investigated fewer than a dozen comp...

Border Patrol presence causes student protest

Karen Ambrocio, Managing Editor

April 27, 2017

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More than a dozen students protested the appearance of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the annual CSUSM Job Fair on April 6.   Student organizations including Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan (MECh...

Women’s day lunch

Elizabeth Cruz, Web & Social Media Assistant

March 31, 2017

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On March 9, after International Women's Day, ASI Gender Equity hosted a Women’s day lunch for students and staff at the USU Ballroom..   Mexican food was served. Everyone was welcomed to sit at the tables and studen...

Congratulations class of 2017!

Gayana Parsegova, Opinion Editor

March 31, 2017

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Graduating Seniors of CSUSM, congratulations on accomplishing this milestone!   March 15 to 16 in the USU Ballroom, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. graduating students of CSUSM joined together in order to purchase various items f...

ASI initiatives provides student success

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

March 31, 2017

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The Associated Student, Inc. (ASI) is working on initiatives that the benefits the students. The initiatives include a 24-hour library, a food pantry and increased funding for student organizations.   ASI Student at Large Representative for Sust...

Students advocate for local environmental causes

Stephany Mejia, News Editors

March 31, 2017

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The Environmental Studies Club hosted a demonstration and rally called People for the Planet on March 14 and 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The club divided the days to focus on environmental issues and humanitarian issues. &nb...

McManus shares progress of Diversity and Inclusion strategic plan

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

March 31, 2017

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The new Chief Diversity Officer, Joe-Joe McManus, discussed the draft copy of the Action Steps for the Diversity and Inclusion strategic plan including compositional diversity, curriculum, inclusive climate and institutionalized d...

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