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Cartoon: When class is almost over…

April 10, 2021

Melanie Ramirez is a graphic design intern for The Cougar Chronicle. She is currently a junior at CSUSM as an arts and technology major. Melanie hopes to work in the entertainment industry after graduating....

Get in a little laugh with these jokes.

Different jokes for different folks

Carolyn Cheng, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

If you need a smile because you haven’t in a while, here are some jokes for you. Q: Why did the nurse need a red pen at work? A: In case she needed to draw blood.   Q: How do poets say...

CSUSM student Synthia Ayala hopes to use her art and technology skills to help people that are struggling by working with non-profit organizations.

Cougar of the Week: Q&A with CSUSM student Synthia Ayala

Carolyn Cheng, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Synthia Ayala is a fourth year CSUSM student majoring in arts and technology and minoring in video production. Currently she is on a semester-long hiatus. Read this Q&A to learn more about her interests...

Cartoon: Meanwhile, on the Suez Canal...

Cartoon: Meanwhile, on the Suez Canal…

April 2, 2021

Carolyn Cheng is a graphic design intern for The Cougar Chronicle.  She is currently a third year student at CSUSM and is majoring in arts and technology with a double minor in video/film production...

Getting good sleep is very important to your success, so if you struggle with feeling rested, try some of these tips.

Get better sleep with these tips

Sasha Anand, Features Editor March 21, 2021

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.  1. Increase bright light exposure during the day Getting enough...

This ultimate comfort food may be the very thing that you need at the end of a long day and with this Instant Pot recipe, it just got easier to make.

Try this delicious and easy mac and cheese recipe

Sasha Anand, Features Editor March 21, 2021

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...

Cartoon: In class or not, we will persevere through this time

Cartoon: In class or not, we will persevere through this time

March 19, 2021

Brian Gallegos is a photography/graphic design intern for The Cougar Chronicle. He is currently a senior at CSUSM as a visual performing arts & tech major. After college, Brian hopes to work in...

Global Connections president Jordan Silva’s winning photo was taken in his home country of Mozambique.

Student spotlight: International student wins photo contest

Magali Castillo, Staff Writer March 13, 2021

The Office of Global Education has been hosting virtual events to keep their international students engaged despite the campus shutdown.  During their International Education Week, the Office of Global...

Try and make this healthy alternative to a doughnut, perfect for a midday treat or late night snack.

Indulge your sweet tooth with these healthier doughnuts

Sasha Anand, Features Editor March 13, 2021

Doughnuts are a beloved American dessert, something to treat yourself with at the end of a tough week. But unfortunately they aren't healthy. So, here’s a healthier doughnut recipe made of banana bread...

Mama Kat’s restaurant in San Marcos is a great place to find delicious food in a comforting environment.

REVIEW: Bring comfort home with Mama Kat’s restaurant

Sasha Anand, Features Editor March 7, 2021

If you are looking for a new place to eat or a way to give you a comforting sense of home, look no further than Mama Kat’s restaurant, located in San Marcos.  According to their website, the restaurant...

This healthy alternative to a normal peanut butter cup is a simple way to satisfy your sweet tooth, without the guilt.

Make this healthy alternative to a peanut butter cup

Sasha Anand, Features Editor March 7, 2021

Peanut butter cups are a beloved American treat that many people enjoy. But if you are trying to make a healthier option, then this recipe is the one for you. It only requires a few ingredients and does...

Get a laugh from these dad jokes

Sasha Anand, Features Editor March 6, 2021

If you need a quick laugh to brighten your day, here are a few “Dad Jokes.” Q: Did you hear about the cheese factory that exploded in France? A: There was nothing left but de Brie.   Q:...

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