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Library promotes textbook affordability
Finding affordable textbooks as a student is hard. That’s why CSUSM’s University Library has been focusing on building an affordable textbook program for its students, called the CALM initiative (Cougars Affordable Learning Material). READ MORE
VIDEO: Cougar Showcase Ep. 4: Dr. Merryl Goldberg
Dr. Merryl Goldberg is a professor in the School of Arts at CSUSM, as well as a former saxophonist for the Klezmer Conservatory Band. Learn more about Dr. Goldberg’s musical journey and passion for musical education. WATCH VIDEO
Student athletes participate in Read Across America
CSUSM’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) partnered with T.H.E Leadership Academy in Vista to read to different grade levels from Mar. 1 to Mar. 5 to celebrate Read Across America. READ MORE
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
REVIEW: CSUSM Theatre’s She Kills Monsters walks the line between fantasy and virtual reality
CSUSM Theatre’s production of She Kills Monsters: A Virtual Realm creates a daring and memorable story that will have its audience in tears of both joy and sadness. READ MORE
The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown
The Cougar Chronicle staff highlights the best new entertainment. Entertainment Rundown (3/21/21) or Entertainment Rundown (4/6/21)
REVIEW: Feel the fury as Moxie breaks through male restraints on female success
Moxie sparks the awakening of feminism after a young woman named Vivian (Hadley Robinson) becomes fed up with her high school’s male domination and staff negligence over the female population. READ MORE
REVIEW: Selena Gomez’s Revelación fails to capture its full potential
Selena Gomez’s latest musical project, a seven-song EP called Revelación, finds the singer exploring love and independence while paying tribute to her Hispanic heritage. But despite its promising premise and a few standouts, the EP never fully gets off the ground. READ MORE
REVIEW: Pianist Kei Akagi shows the beauty of music through improvisation
CSUSM held a virtual concert that featured well-known jazz pianist Kei Akagi on April 2. READ MORE
Cougar of the Week: Q&A with CSUSM student Synthia Ayala
Synthia Ayala is a fourth year CSUSM student majoring in arts and technology and minoring in video production. Read this Q&A to learn more about her interests and plans for after graduation. READ MORE
Try this delicious and easy mac and cheese recipe
Something that everyone could use these days is a bit of comfort food, and one of the ultimate comfort foods is macaroni and cheese. This simple recipe makes the process hands-off for the most part and it’s delicious. READ MORE
Get better sleep with these tips
Getting a good night’s sleep is easier said than done, so if you are having trouble sleeping, you should try some of these tips. READ MORE
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OPINION: CSUSM’s commencement announcement brings graduates a cautious sense of optimism
President Neufeldt recently announced that the university is planning to celebrate both class of 2021 and 2020. While this information brings a sense of hope for graduating students, details are still being finalized and the fate of the in-person ceremony still lies in the hands of public health officials. READ MORE
OPINION: CSUSM should require students returning to campus in the fall to be vaccinated
The university should mandate a vaccine requirement for students returning to campus for in-person instruction to reduce the probability of COVID-19 outbreaks on campus. READ MORE
OPINION: Online learning causes academic burnout in students
Especially with the mixture of multiple asynchronous courses, students are now burdened with teaching themselves entire subjects along with studying to sustain their learned knowledge. READ MORE
OPINION: Corporate activism is performative and does more harm than good
Do corporations actually care about equality and inclusivity or is their performative activism only a ploy to make profits? To genuine activists, it seems to be the latter. READ MORE
OPINION: Computer science students should consider getting a master’s degree
While there are various perspectives on the importance of obtaining a master’s degree in computer science, obtaining a master’s degree in computer science can broaden one’s horizons and improve one’s professional career. READ MORE
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