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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...

Latina leaders empower students with their success

Karen Ambrocio, Managing Editor

March 31, 2017

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Four successful Latinas- Alessandra Lezama, Mara Elliott, Catherine Garcia and Ana De Santiago- spoke about their career paths and what they had to overcome working as women in nontraditional fields.   The second event of the Women Breaking Bound...

CSU Board of Trustees approve 2017-2018 tuition increase

Rhiannon Ripley, Assistant News Editor

March 31, 2017

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On March 22, the CSU Board of Trustees (BOT) voted 11 to 8 approving the recommended 5 percent tuition increase starting the 2017-18 academic year. Undergraduate programs of 6.1 units or more will increase tuition from $5,472 to $5,...

Peeping Tom

Layda Galvan, Editor-In-Chief

March 30, 2017

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University Police Department issued a warning Wednesday of a reported “Peeping Tom” at about 3 p.m in the fourth floor of Kellogg Library   The suspect is described as in his early 20s and is approximately 5’ 4”, white ...

Latin@ Center teaches different cultures of love

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

February 24, 2017

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The Latin@ Center hosted El dia del Amor y Amistad (the day of love and friendship), for students to expand their knowledge about Latino countries traditions of expressing love.   On Feb. 14 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., the Latin...

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