The Cougar Chronicle

Questioning CSUSM’s food options and whether they offer inclusivity and sustainability

Christina Suarez, News Reporter
March 16, 2019
Filed under Opinion

CSUSM has seven places on campus where students can buy food and drinks. Out of these seven places however, the vegan options and options for students with milk and egg allergies are limited.   The coffee shop, Jazzman’s in the USU has a few vegan snacks ranging from pretzel mix, gummy bear...

ASI resolutions on CFA and Sustainability Fee

Cory Kay, News Editor
February 24, 2016
Filed under News

CSUSM Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Board of Directors held a gathering to discuss its resolutions in support of the California Faculty Association’s “Fight for Five” and the proposed Sustainability Fee. The meeting, open to students, faculty and staff was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19. ...

CSUSM competes for sustainability grant

CSUSM competes for sustainability grant

Ali Elston, Breaking News Reporter
October 15, 2015
Filed under News

CSUSM is one of 16 universities that is participating in Kill the Cup, a waste reduction campaign that encourages the use of reusable coffee cups. The event takes place from Oct. 5 through Oct. 30. The Kill the Cup campaign promotes environmental change in an engaging manner by constructing it as...

Sustainability Series: Students prepare for Earth Week at CSUSM

April 14, 2015
Filed under Features

By Nicole Halman Assistant news editor The Sustainability Club, Associated Students and University Student Union are collaborating to educate students on campus regarding various environmental issues in preparation for Earth Day on April 22 . “The goal of this week of events is to raise a...

Location Spotlight: Students learn life skills at the sustainability garden

Location Spotlight: Students learn life skills at the sustainability garden

April 14, 2015
Filed under Features

By Pierre Yaldo Staff Writer Part of sustainability is not just saving, it’s producing. Yet, the ancient art of raising a plant from the ground is becoming a lost practice in today’s time. Here at Cal State San Marcos, students with a green thumb are honing their skills in an area on campus...

Juliana Goodlaw-Morris seeks to improve sustainability at CSUSM

Juliana Goodlaw-Morris seeks to improve sustainability at CSUSM

March 5, 2015
Filed under Features

By Pierre Yaldo Staff Writer Here in California, we have a serious environmental problem. We waste too much, we pollute too much and it’s coming around to bite us in the butt. Our campus has recently opened a new position, that of the Sustainability Manager, and has hired Juliana Goodlaw-Mor...

CSUSM continues to improve its sustainability efforts

March 4, 2015
Filed under News

By Chelsey Schweitzer Even after 25 years, CSUSM is still striving to improve sustainability in the face of expansion and plans to follow the guidelines laid out in the Sustainability Master Plan to achieve this goal. Sustainability is the practice of preventing the depletion of natural resource...

Party promotes mindful self-indulgence and growth

Dania Meza, Staff Writer
April 12, 2019
Filed under Opinion

Everyone needs to go to a transformational festival at least once as they are a positive impact to your overall well being.   No, Coachella doesn’t count.   Going to a mainstream music festival generally follows a similar format; travel to venue, watch the musicians, enjoy t...

CSUSM honors César Chávez through community service

CSUSM honors César Chávez through community service

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor
April 11, 2019
Filed under News

Students honored the legacy of César Chávez through the César Chávez Day of Service by volunteering on various projects that focused on revitalizing areas around North County.   César Chávez Day of Service is a day of commemorating Mexican American civil rights leader, César Chávez....

ASI Elections Committee announces new ASI officers

ASI Elections Committee announces new ASI officers

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor
April 11, 2019
Filed under News, Showcase

The ASI Election results for the 2019/20 academic school year came in on Thursday, March 28 at noon.   A crowd of students gathered at the USU Arcade to hear the election results.   Before Anna Rapada and Paulette Cruz, chair of the ASI Election Committee, announced the election resul...

Kenny Tran elected as new ASI President

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor
March 28, 2019
Filed under News

The ASI Election results for the 2019/20 academic school year came in on Thursday, March 28 at 12 p.m., announcing Kenny Tran as the new ASI President and the candidates who won other positions in ASI.   In front of the USU Arcade, there was a crowd of students surrounding two members from...

ASI Open Forum

Adrianna Adame, Assistant News Editor
March 25, 2019
Filed under News

ASI candidates gathered for the ASI Open Forum to introduce themselves to students and to present their plans for what they intend to do if they get elected the position that they are running for.   The ASI Open Forum was held on Thursday, March 21 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Arts 240 by the A...