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Graduate reflects on her time at CSUSM

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

May 16, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Become an advocate this Sexual Assault Awareness month

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

May 16, 2017


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Christa Wencl held the position of Sexual Violence Advocate and Educator since Sept. 1, 2015. She provides support services to students and faculty that are connected to any type of sexual violence. “My role offers a confidential support space for students, meaning that a report to me does not automatically...

Facility Services Spotlight

Layda Galvan, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2017


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When you take the time to appreciate the beauty of this campus remember the people who work everyday to make it beautiful. Facility Services’ goal is to “to provide quality facility maintenance, operations and support services that foster a university of first choice while enhancing our learning...

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

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

April 18, 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, h...

Recreating a Resurrection Day scene

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

April 18, 2017


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Bunnies, chocolate, eggs and jelly beans. These are things that come to mind when people hear the word Easter. However, when I think about Easter or Resurrection Day, the words that come to my mind are saviour, sacrifice, freedom and resurrection. For me Easter is a day to remember the great sacrifice...

Make your own Reese’s peanut butter eggs

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

April 18, 2017


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  Easter is approaching, which means stores are flooded with various sweet treats waiting to be devoured. One popular Easter goody is the seasonal Reese’s peanut butter egg. These peanut butter eggs are addicting, once you taste the peanut butter and chocolate duo it’s likely that you’ll...