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The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

The Cougar Chronicle

The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

The Cougar Chronicle

Time to walk - Tips for the Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony
Time to walk - Tips for the Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony
Kristin Bergmann, Opinions Editor • December 1, 2022

You (almost) made it! Students who are graduating in fall 2022, spring 2023 and summer 2023 are eligible to attend the commencement ceremonies in May 2023. All graduates must apply to graduate for their respective semester by March 15, 2023 in order to have their names printed in the Commencement Program....

ASI Election Q&A: Julia Glorioso
Nijat Mamtimen, Assistant Sports Editor • March 15, 2022
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
5 Holiday Activities in San Diego
Kristin Bergmann, Opinions Editor • December 1, 2022

Christmas is less than four weeks away - about time for some holiday fun! The mild climate here in San Diego with a daily average of 7 hours of sunshine in December can make it hard to get in a Christmas...

As San Marcos temperatures cool down winter fashion essentials are a must
As San Marcos temperatures cool down winter fashion essentials are a must
Kristin Bergmann, Opinions Editor • November 28, 2022

Winter has arrived and Southern California has cooled down. While afternoons are still sunny, San Marcos is getting gloomy mornings and temperatures below 60. For the people living in the East Coast,...

Sports
CSUSM Winter Sports Rundown - Episode 2
Nadia Houneini and Cole Mirza November 17, 2022
Let's Go to a Home Basketball Game
Nadia Houneini and Cole Mirza November 29, 2022

Nadia and Cole take you to the first women's and men's home basketball game here on campus. If you are a student, click here to get your free...

The 2022-2023 CSUSM Mens Basketball Team
CSUSM vs. Saint Martin's University - Basketball Game Recap
Cole Mirza, Staff Writer • November 12, 2022

The men's basketball team started their season on the road in Lacey, Washington, Friday night at the Marcus Pavilion against the Saint Martin’s...

Professor Dyno of Dance Studies talks Hip Hop, Culture and More
Fiona Fox, Staff Writer • November 20, 2022
CSUSM's Fitness Center
Luke Vore, Video Editor • November 15, 2022
What Are the Top 5 Candies?
Luke Vore, Video Editor • October 31, 2022
5 Easy Recipes Anyone Can Make
Luke Vore, Video Editor • October 28, 2022
Full Review: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Cassidy Lovell, Arts & Entertainment Editor • December 1, 2022

Warning: This review contains spoilers. First, I feel it’s necessary to address the passing of Chadwick Boseman, as it plays a significant role in the film's plot. Boseman played King T’Challa,...

Black Adam: The Hero We Needed, and Deserved
Black Adam: The Hero We Needed, and Deserved
Luke Vore, Video Editor • November 1, 2022

When I was at Comic-Con this year, I waited hours to get into Hall H, a ballroom that holds 6,000 people and where the big guns like Marvel and DC come to show off their new stuff. After a sleepless night...

Overwatch 2: Building on great memories you once had
Luke Vore, Video Editor • November 1, 2022

It has been a couple of weeks since Overwatch 2 has come out, and I am happy to say I am having fun again, a feeling that was lost near the end of the first Overwatch. With new characters, modes, and teams...

The Final Countdown - Time to Grow Up
The Final Countdown - Time to Grow Up
Kristin Bergmann, Opinions Editor • December 1, 2022

The countdown is on: I’m 12 weeks into my last semester, and I only have 4 more weeks to go. I’ve been working towards a communication degree for four years and until recently, I could not wait to...

The mythology of In-N-Out, California’s overhyped burger
The mythology of In-N-Out, California’s overhyped burger
Nik Chrissanthos, Assistant Arts & Entertaintment Editor • October 25, 2022

In-N-Out is a well regarded fast food chain by many. It is synonymous with California in the same way as the Hollywood sign despite having branched out to multiple (albeit few) states. And as a lifelong...

In-N-Out is where they belong, at the top of the fast food chains
In-N-Out is where they belong, at the top of the fast food chains
Luke Vore, Video Editor • October 25, 2022

In-N-Out is a well regarded fast food chain by many, and there is a good reason why. From its neon sign that shines late at night, to the simplistic menu with cheap prices, and above all else, quality...