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A shirt to represent a survivor

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

May 15, 2017

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The Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCS) hosted the Clothesline Project on April 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kellogg Plaza. The event created an opportunity for students to learn about sexual assault awareness....

A celebration of cultures at the 15th annual international fair

Micaela Johansson, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 15, 2017

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The Office of Global Education hosted its 15th annual international fair between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 13 in front of the Library Plaza. International and exchange students showcased food, clothes and other cultural artifacts...

Jane Elliott discusses the science of race

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

May 15, 2017

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“From now until these four years are over, everyone of you in this room have to protect the rights of everyone else in this room, because you are all members of the family of man,” This was  Jane Elliot’s, a fiery educator...

Holocaust survivor tells her story

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

May 15, 2017

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Richard Gelbart presented his mother Frances Gelbart, a holocaust survivor, to students and faculty on April 24 in Markstein Hall 125. In a soft spoken voice, Gelbart answered 14 questions a student sent her. The questions...

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...

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