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LOCKDOWN SCARE RAISES CONCERN ON CURRENT CAMPUS SAFETY MEASURES: Dramatic skit aimed against violence ignites a wave of worry

November 16, 2010

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BY SANDRA CHALMERS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Thursday Nov. 4, University Police initiated a campus lockdown just prior to 4 p.m based on an alarming suspicion of a classroom confrontation where a student was believed to be in possession...

A SPECIAL STATEMENT FROM CFA PRESIDENT BARRETT: CSUSM California Faculty Association addresses fee increase

November 16, 2010

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BY AMY SALISBURY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Last Wednesday, Nov. 10, the California State University Board of Trustees approved a two-step tuition increase for the Cal State system. According to a press release by csu.edu, the increase wil...

WHO IS MR. ALPHA CHI? A fun filled evening with a great cause

November 16, 2010

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BY ASHLEY DAY PRIDE STAFF WRITER Last Wednesday night, Nov. 10, one of CSUSM’s campus sororities, Alpha Chi Omega, held its annual benefit competition, Mr. Alpha Chi, in the Clarke Grand Salon. One of the emcees of the event...

CSUSM hosts Election 2010 Teach-in: Students, professors discuss candidates, propositions

November 4, 2010

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By Jenna Jauregui In today’s media-centered world, political campaigns have become prone to ambiguity, propaganda, and “mud-slinging” insults.  TV commercials, radio ads, and roadside banners bombard the entirety of the...

CSUSM honored as Military-Friendly: Campus recognition and events surrounding Veteran’s Day

November 4, 2010

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By Rebekah Greene Photo courtesy of mommylife.net This past August, and more recently this past October, CSUSM was honored by two different military publications for being one of the colleges acknowledged as a military-friendly...

Police Beat 10/21-10/24

November 4, 2010

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Oct. 21, 8:15 p.m. A warrant arrest of Raul Mendez-Remirez, 28, non-student, Escondido occurred at 100 block East Carmel Street. Officers did a traffic stop on the vehicle he was travelling in as a passenger. The officers did...

Special Election Issue Nov 3

October 26, 2010

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The Pride Student Newspaper will delay printing for the week of Nov 1 in order to include the results of California's midterm elections. The special election issue will print on Wednesday, November 3 following the November 2...

Think Pink: Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 26, 2010

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By Vanessa Chalmers Americans everywhere are celebrating the month of October as official Breast Cancer Awareness month. Pink ribbons grace even the most unassuming corners of our life this month, showing up on rubber bracelets,...

Government urges vaccination for seasonal flu: SHCS offers flu shots for students and faculty/staff

October 26, 2010

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by Amy Salisbury Photo courtesy of waynejoseph.files.wordpress.com Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Student Health and Counseling Services, students and CSUSM faculty and staff have the opportunity to receive...

New CSU Budget Increase for 2010-11: State allocates $199 million for CSU schools

October 26, 2010

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By Jenna Jauregui California lawmakers and Governor Schwarzenegger were finally able to agree on a new state budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year, enacting the finalized version earlier this month. The new budget plan restores...

Keeping your car safe from theft: Campus police encourage awareness in light of auto crimes

October 26, 2010

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By Rebekah Green University Campus police encourages students to protect themselves against the high raising numbers of vehicle thefts around our county. The amount of total thefts just within our neighboring city of Escondido...

Police Beat 10/11-10/16

October 26, 2010

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Oct. 11, 2:30 –  3:45 p.m. A student reported a theft of property. The spoiler from his Green Nissan 240 SX had been removed. This occurred at parking lot F behind Markstein Hall. If anyone knows more about the incident they a...

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