The Cougar Chronicle

Social Justice Centers

September 6, 2010


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By Roxanne Eusebio Here at Cal State San Marcos, there are three social justice centers that are open to all students. These centers are places on campus where students can come together, hangout, do homework, and meet new people. Cross Cultural Center: Director: Sara Sheikh Location: Commons 207 Hours:...

Prowlin’ the Kitchen: Oatmeal– so cheap, so sweet!

September 6, 2010


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By Jenna Jauregui Digital Media Manager Photo Credits: Thumbnail Image: Chelsea Jauregui Article Image: methodsofhealing.com When faced with a tight food budget, many college students turn to Ramen noodles and the fast-food dollar menu—meals that satisfy the wallet but not always the appetite. ...

Living with What You’ve Got: A Helpful Guide for New Living Situations

September 6, 2010


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By Toria Bodden: Features Editor Photo Credit: geekwithlaptop.com Here at the Pride, we understand all the little things that come up in a brand spanking new living arrangement. We’ve seen it all: demented roommates, delusional landlords, terrifying bug infestations, overly friendly stray cats, overly...

The Pride gets a new online face: New website launches

August 31, 2010


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By Sandra Chalmers: Editor-in-Chief Photo Credit: Nick Ruiz With the start of a new fresh semester, The Pride brings to its students a new online playground as we unveil the modern, revamped and exciting new website. The Pride’s improved website, www.csusmpride.com, offers a new kind of interaction that connects students wi...

Take Some Action: ‘Weeks of Welcome’ provides tons of ways to get involved

August 31, 2010


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By Toria Bodden I vaguely remember a “clubs” fair at the beginning of every semester, where you walked around, looked at different booths, signed up for a couple, and boom, you were involved in student organizations… more or less. The Student Life and Leadership office has taken it to a whole...

Book Smarts: Finding Affordable Textbooks

August 31, 2010


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By Jenna Jauregui: Digital Media Manager Textbook buying time is here. No matter how much you resent spending your hard-earned summer dollars on books you will only use for one semester, it’s the reality of going to college.  Fortunately, there are many ways to duck around the high sticker prices...

Student Health and Counseling Services: Keeping you healthier, a little wealthier, and wise

August 31, 2010


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By Toria Bodden: Features Editor The beginning of the academic year is a great time for both new and returning students to learn about services offered by CSUSM, especially ones that can not only keep you healthy, but also keep a little more money in your pocket. Student Health and Counseli...