The Cougar Chronicle

Baking is a sign of thanking

Baking is a sign of thanking

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to show your loved ones you care than to bake them a delicious treat? If you want to make something for multiple people at a time, then cupcakes are the way to go. Love is in the air, and soon the smell of cupcakes will be too. One...

Shogun provides the perfect Valentine’s Day experience

Shogun provides the perfect Valentine’s Day experience

Mackenzie Waldron, Assistant Features Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features

If you are searching for a restaurant to dine at this Valentine’s Day that provides a fun experience and delicious cuisines, Shogun is the perfect place for you.   Shogun is an exceptional restaurant to take your significant other, family, or even your friends on Valentine’s Day.   &nb...

Sorority sister reflects on her time at CSUSM

Sorority sister reflects on her time at CSUSM

Gayana Parsegova, Opinion Editor

February 9, 2017


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Born and raised in Fallbrook, CA Brianna Sampson,  currently a fourth year at CSUSM majoring in Biology. She aspires to attend veterinary school within a year and work alongside animals. She is also a member of Delta Zeta and former treasurer on the executive board of the organization.   ...

Women’s March focuses on inclusion and compassion

Women’s March focuses on inclusion and compassion

Mackenzie Waldron, Assistant Features Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

As many as 10,000 people marched while peacefully protesting in the North County San Diego Women’s March on Saturday, Jan. 21.  This march added to the men and women marching around the world. “It was an event about inclusion and compassion,” said Nina Deerfield, one of the organizers for the ...

Rethink Greek

Rethink Greek

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

February 9, 2017


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School is back in session, and if one of your regrets last semester was a lack of student involvement, perhaps you’ll consider joining a sorority or fraternity in the Spring. During the first few weeks of February, the Greek Life community will be conducting their recruitment. Students are give...

Graduating Editor-in-Chief reflects on personal growth, connections at CSUSM

Cory Kay, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


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Amy Chastain, Mass Media major and current Editor-in-Chief of The Cougar Chronicle, will be graduating from CSUSM this month and discussed points of reflection about what she’s accomplished during her time here. Chastain served as the Editor-in-Chief during the Fall 2016 semester, and previously h...

Graduating Editor reflects on CSUSM journey

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

December 14, 2016


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Rebecca Sykes, current Sports editor for the Cougar Chronicle and soon to be graduate, took the time to reflect back on her experience at CSUSM. “My first semester of college I did not focus on my studies and I just wanted to have fun. I now care a ton about my grades and striving for perfection...

Graduating Cougar Chronicle Editor shares experiences as a CSUSM student

Graduating Cougar Chronicle Editor shares experiences as a CSUSM student

Cory Kay, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features

Madison Scrivano, Mass Media major and current Arts & Entertainment Editor for The Cougar Chronicle, will be graduating this Fall 2016 semester. Looking back on her time here at CSUSM, Scrivano discussed the memories and connections she has made as a student and as a Cougar Chronicle staff member. ...

Editor’s Christmas Memories

Editor’s Christmas Memories

December 14, 2016


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1.) What is/was your favorite Holiday tradition? 2.) What was your favorite gift that you received as a kid? 3.) What does your holiday mean to you?   4.) How has what you wanted when you were younger changed from what you want now? Do you view things differently? Rebecca Sykes Sports Edi...

Making personalized ornaments

Making personalized ornaments

LiAnn Le, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


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Each year, my sisters and I  make sure to have the Christmas tree up no later than Thanksgiving day. We remove ours from the box and set it up in the usual spot in the living room. At this point, it is just a pine tree. So what separates a plain, old tree from an actual Christmas tree? The lights, tre...

Baking the perfect Christmas Cookie

Baking the perfect Christmas Cookie

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

December 14, 2016


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Christmas is less than a month away and it is officially acceptable to unleash your inner Christmas spirit! And what better way than baking cookies? Searching for the perfect recipe can be difficult. However, I found one that is a sure winner . Today, I am going to tell you how to bake the perfect ...

Help fight hunger this Christmas

Briana Osuna, Features Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features

Christmas is rapidly approaching and while it’s easy to get caught up in what we may be receiving, we shouldn’t forget about the beauty of giving.  If you are looking for ways to give back this Holiday season, look no further. The first way you can make a difference is by visiting a local V...