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Chia seed pudding put the fast in breakfast

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Features

School is back in session Cougars. This means students are frantically leaving their homes in a hurry, in order to arrive to class on time. Due to the busy schedules and high paced life of a CSUSM student, many often forget to stop and take the time to eat breakfast. While getting to class on tim...

Three ways to revamp your bedroom

Sara Freitag, Opinion Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Whether freshly moved into a cramped dorm or still rocking the same bedroom since childhood, we could all utilize creative ideas to masterfully maximize the space we call our own.  What better way than to show off our most treasured items?   Transform those sterile walls into sublime perfection.  Curate ...

Seniors of the Cougar Chronicle

Layda Galvan, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Laura Cojulun - Assistant Web & Social Media Where are you from?:  I'm from Los Angeles What are you getting your degree in?: Mass media major communications minor and women studies minor How has working at the Cougar Chronicle impacted your college experience?: Impacted in a positive way, p...

Celebrate your graduation with style

Mackenzie Waldron, Assistant Features Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Congratulations to the class of 2017, you did it!  If you are looking for a fun way to celebrate this exciting milestone with family and friends, I have some perfect DIY graduation party ideas for you. Graduation is an exciting and important event. You should celebrate both your college experience...

Decorate your cap this graduation

Decorate your cap this graduation

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Imagine it's graduation day and the last graduate name has been called. You throw your cap in the air in celebration of your accomplishments. You then go to pick up your cap but are confused and don't know which one is yours because it looks the same as everyone else's. You now have no idea which cap...

Graduate reflects on her time at CSUSM

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Jordan Waldron’s journey at CSUSM will come to an end in a few short weeks. Commencement is quickly approaching and Waldron will receive a degree in Sociology and a minor in Global Studies. After graduation Waldron plans to attend the University of San Diego and receive a master’s degree in Social...

Graduate shares her college adventure

Mackenzie Waldron, Assistant Features Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Elizabeth Jaffari, a graduating senior at CSUSM, reflects on her college experience and gives advice to current and future Cougars. Jaffari is receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Literature and Writing Studies with a minor in Arts and Technology. “I honestly loved all of my classes. But if I...

Fellow Cougar leaves her mark on CSUSM

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

As the academic year comes to a close fellow Cougars will be leaving CSUSM to embark on the next chapter of their life. Amongst these graduates is Monique Lazaro. Lazaro will be graduating from CSUSM with a degree in Visual and Performing Arts with an emphasis in Arts & Technology, and a minor...

Make delicious and nutritious snacks this finals week

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

The end of the semester is near and classes are beginning to speed up, suddenly 10, 10-page papers are all due the same week. This can only mean one thing, finals week is here. While you are busy studying and preparing for exams do not forget to feed your body. Student’s brains are working overtime...

Chick-fil-A is a Chick-fil-YAY!

Hannah Snider & Gayana Parsegova, Sports Editor & Opinion Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Looking for yummy food with a wide variety of options that’s affordable and fast? Chick-fil-A is the place for you! Walking into the San Marcos location was a pleasant surprise; a clean and spacious dining room full of happy chatter and warm smiles. It wasn’t exceptionally crowded, however, I...

Relieve stress during finals week

Mackenzie Waldron, Assistant Features Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

It is that time of the year that students stress about all semester. It is finals week, students are putting all of their time and energy into writing their final papers, and studying for final exams. The thing is, finals week doesn’t have to be stressful. There are many ways that students can relieve...

The opening of the Cougar Career Closet

Elizabeth Cruz, Web & Social Media assistant

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

The idea of Cougar Career Closet derived from Daisy Bueno the secretary of the Latino Business Association. She shared it with the other members in the Association and discussed the urgent need of professional clothing for students.  Based on this realization they all took action to make this idea blossom. The...