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December 14, 2020

Tingling Palm   My palms perspire immediately as I hear the garage door slam shut, an eerie silence. A moment where I can feel my heart accelerate and mentally try to slow it down...anxiety...

COVID-19 restrictions provide a new, accessible way to experience art museums

Art museums take a hit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but are offering new ways to enjoy art from afar.
Kristie Castillo, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the way we experience and interact with the art world, shifting us from in-person museum visits to virtual tours, gallery experiences and other forms of media.  Prior to the pandemic,...

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

Jaelyn Decena, A&E Editor December 14, 2020

Movie: Hillbilly Elegy Netflix’s recent release of Hillbilly Elegy is a drama film that follows the story of JD Vance, played by Gabriel Basso, a Yale student who comes back to his hometown after...

Cougar Corner

December 7, 2020

Story of the princess   Before the castle gate  in the deep clear water  a beautiful garden   a poor woodman he found a beautiful purple flower he became quite fixed espying...

Theatre department hosts performance

CSUSM theatre hosted their final performance of the fall semester, Solos.
Jaelyn Decena, A&E Editor December 6, 2020

CSUSM’s theatre department hosted their third and final performance of the fall 2020 semester, Solos, on Dec. 4. The performance was a compilation of solo performances by various CSUSM theatre students.  Directed...

Season Two of The Mandalorian takes you on a new space journey

Season One and part of Season Two of The Mandalorian are now available on Disney+.
Angelica Cervantes, Staff Writer December 6, 2020

The second season of The Mandalorian dominates on Disney +.  No other film or show has matched up to how well perceived this show has been on Disney’s streaming service.  As we know from the...

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

Jaelyn Decena, Kristie Castillo, and Yanely Gonzalez December 6, 2020

Podcast: “Just a Tip” YouTuber Megan Batoon’s self-help and advice-based podcast “Just a Tip” focuses on helping listeners with their problems. Featuring a new guest each episode, Batoon...

The Cougar Corner

November 21, 2020

  Dirty Converse By Lara Amin   I’m feeling a bit nostalgic for bike rides and dirty converse. And face-to-face hangouts when we laugh and converse.   About the present,...

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

Kristie Castillo and Jaelyn Decena November 21, 2020

  Song: “Therefore I Am” Up-and-coming pop artist Billie Eilish released a new song called “Therefore I Am,” a tune of caution to those who try and use her name for fame or clout,...

Over the Moon represents Chinese culture and realistically depicts childhood loss

Over the Moon is available to stream on Netflix.
Kat Parra, Staff Writer November 21, 2020

Netflix recently released Over the Moon, an animated film beautifully portraying Chinese culture as Fei Fei (Cathy Ang) goes on a lunar adventure to find the Goddess of the Moon, Chang’e (Phillipa Soo).  Many...

Twisted, bloody and thrilling, The Boys brings us to the edge of our seats

The Boys is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.
Kat Parra, Staff Writer November 21, 2020

Inspired by the comic book series of the same name, The Boys brings into reality a society where superheroes live among us like celebrities.  Protecting the city of New York is the Seven, a league...

CSUSM theatre empowers women through “A Zoom of One’s Own” performance

CSUSM’s theatre department put on a virtual performance called “A Zoom of One’s Own” live from Nov. 19-21 and now available on their YouTube channel.
Jaelyn Decena, A&E Editor November 21, 2020

The CSUSM Theatre Department livestreamed their second performance of the fall 2020 semester via YouTube, “A Zoom of One’s Own,” on Nov. 19-21.  Written by Maria Patrice Amon and Sonia Desai,...

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