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Experience the Flavor of Himalaya

Experience the Flavor of Himalaya

April 20, 2022

The city of San Marcos food options are constantly changing with new additions being added where there is a diversity of flavors. If you are a fan of Indian and Nepalese authenticity look no further than...

Campus recreation provides wellness for students

Campus recreation provides wellness for students

Magali Castillo, Features Editor April 20, 2022

Campus Recreation has a variety of ways of helping students get involved in regards to their wellness and student development. Outdoor Adventures has been providing opportunities for CSUSM students to...

From Gaslamp to Spain: Spanish culture & cuisine at Cafe Sevilla

Kristin Bergmann, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

If you like Spanish culture, music and cuisine, look no further. Cafe Sevilla on 5th Ave in Downtown San Diego opened in 1987, bringing the Spanish lifestyle to Gaslamp Quarter. The restaurant offers...

Thai Thai San Marcos serves a mean pad thai

Thai Thai is a must visit for foodies

Magali Castillo, Features Editor March 15, 2022

There’s a new restaurant just up the street for students to try when craving Thai food. They have a variety of curries, soups, fried rice, and pad thai. Plenty of authentic Thai food to try when it...

Fast and Easy Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Priscilla Cruz, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

Going back to in-person classes makes it  hard to make breakfast before you leave for class, but these overnight oats will not only be super fast to make.  boost your energy to start your day off the...

The Purrfect Place for Coffee and Cats

The Purrfect Place for Coffee and Cats

Cassidy Lovell, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 22, 2022

Cat & Craft is a cat cafe located in Vista, CA. The building is split into two parts: the coffee house and a cat lounge. The cat lounge is a large room filled with cat towers, toys, and most importantly,...

Learn about Graduate School through TRIO McNair Scholars Info Sessions

Learn about Graduate School through TRIO McNair Scholars Info Sessions

Magali Castillo, Features Editor February 22, 2022

The transition after graduating college is an open road that may lead to many avenues one of being  graduate school. The TRIO McNair Scholars is hosting information sessions through zoom on Wednesdays...

The team behind campus-wide communications

The team behind campus-wide communications

Kinsey Canez, Managing Editor February 22, 2022

Christine Vaughan and her University Communications colleagues spend their time talking to students and the rest of the campus community. Their trick is finding a balance among targets, content and...

Read Edition 8 of The Cougar Chronicle (2/9/22)

Read Edition 8 of The Cougar Chronicle (2/9/22)

February 15, 2022

Don’t forget to subscribe to The Cougar Chronicle’s newsletter to get stories delivered to your inbox. The sign-up form is in the sidebar of this site or here. To access the PDF version of The...

RECIPE: Pressure cooker mac and cheese

RECIPE: Pressure cooker mac and cheese

Jaiden Quiroz, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

Over this past year, I have struggled with maintaining my relationships with my friends, family, and with my university. Due to the pandemic, we have all experienced a loss of security, connectedness,...

Homemade gifts are perfect to give loved ones.

DIY: Seed-starter holiday greeting card

Magali Castillo, Features Editor December 8, 2021

In the spirit of the holiday season, sending holiday greeting cards is a great way to send to family or friends. There’s nothing more special when you make something from scratch for someone that you...

Shahamiri reflects on 30 years of working at CSUSM.

CSUSM faculty member reflects on her time at the university

Magali Castillo, Features Editor December 7, 2021

Lourdes Shahamiri is the Catalog and Curriculum Coordinator in the Academic Affairs/Academic Programs Department. Shahamiri has held this role since 1991, publishing all CSUSM catalogs.  In addition,...

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