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Cartoon: The best of years, the worst of years

Cartoon: The best of years, the worst of years

April 23, 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...

VIDEO: Cougars on the Run: Professor Damon Stevens discusses his thoughts on return to campus

April 18, 2021

Professor Damon Stevens shares his opinions on the possibility of returning to campus in the fall semester.  

Enjoy a plate of authentic Mexican calabacitas con elote, a dish that is sure to delight your taste buds.

Enjoy a plate of calabacitas con elote, a Mexican vegetarian dish

Kat Parra, Assistant A&E Editor April 18, 2021

With graduation coming soon, all our emotions are heightened with desires and ambitions. It’s time to try new things and unleash the new you! Soon the world will be our oyster; until then, let’s add...

Envelopes are something we all need but often do not have right when we need them. With this simple trick, you can make your own.

Get creative by making your own envelopes

Natalie Navarro, Assistant Opinion Editor April 18, 2021

Although it seems useless to need envelopes during the age of instant messaging, sometimes it is nice to receive a letter from a loved one. It could also be fun to make your own and surprise others with...

Smoothies are a great way to give you a boost of energy for your day. The next time you're in a rush, try this recipe out.

Prep a quick smoothie to jumpstart your day

Sasha Anand, Features Editor April 11, 2021

If you are ever stuck on what to make yourself for breakfast while you’re on the go, smoothies are a great option. They are quick and easy to make, and depending on what you put in them, they can be...

Mirin Cafe in Escondido offers a wide range of Japanese cuisine. From ramen to sushi, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

REVIEW: Get a taste of Japan at Mirin Cafe

Sasha Anand, Features Editor April 11, 2021

With restaurants opening up once again, you may be looking for another good place to eat. If you like Asian cuisine, try out Mirin Cafe in Escondido.  Mirin Cafe is a Japanese restaurant that serves...

Cartoon: When class is almost over...

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...

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