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Getting a snack in during a break from classes or something sweet at the end of the day can be a great way to treat yourself.

Try these quick and easy recipes for a sweet treat

Sasha Anand, Features Editor September 28, 2020

This article was modified on 10/2/2020   With everything going on in the world right now, sometimes you just need a treat to keep you going. But you don’t always have time to go out and get...

Dealing with creative burnout can be hard but here are some ways to combat it.

Get rid of creative burnout with these tips

Sasha Anand, Sasha Anand September 28, 2020

Many people are turning to different methods of relaxation to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of you may be channeling your creative sides. This is a good way to help relieve stress but after a...

Val Battle Haddock's passion for making earrings and her dedication to the Black Lives Matter movement allowed her to raise money for Black organizations in need.

Student makes earrings to support Black Lives Matter movement

Ariana L. Kitts, Staff Writer September 15, 2020

CSUSM junior Val Battle Haddock’s passion for social justice ignited her to begin making earrings in support for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Battle Haddock, a Women’s and Gender Sexualities...

Sarahi Alvarez created the Women In Engineering club to help join together others  that share her passions.

Cougar of the Week: Women in Engineering Q&A with Sarahi Alvarez

Diana Beas Soto, Staff Writer September 15, 2020

Sarahi Alvarez is a third year student majoring in software engineering at CSUSM. Alvarez started a club here at campus named Women in Engineering that aims to expand STEM opportunities to female students...

With the campus going online, the student organizations have had to adjust the way they conduct their meetings. However, the strong sense of teamwork they have helps keep them going.

Student organizations navigate COVID limitations, adapt to virtual engagements

Kristie Castillo, Staff Writer September 15, 2020

Student organizations and clubs previously hosted all of their meetings, events and workshops in-person, but now they’re looking at a year of staying virtual.  At one of the first virtual engagements...

Make sure to remember to get in a nutritious meal. With these quick and easy recipes, you can get in a healthy bite in between Zoom meetings.

Healthy snacks to keep your body motivated

Sasha Anand, Features Editor September 11, 2020

Time is something that many people do not have enough of these days, and because of this, many important things get pushed aside. One of the most common things that often gets forgotten about is nutrition.    Most...

Even though the switch to online learning has been challenging, these tips can help make it a bit easier.

Ways to successfully manage online learning

Sasha Anand, Features Editor September 11, 2020

A lot has changed in the world recently and with the different style of learning put in place this semester, it can be even more stressful staying on top of classes and assignments. Here are a few things...

Laugh a little with these jokes

Sasha Anand, Features Editor September 11, 2020

If you’re tired of your schoolwork, job or just need a laugh, take a look at these jokes:    Q: Why did the sun skip college? A: It already has a million degrees.   Q: What...

Take some time to unwind with a fun craft, or a nice snack.

Take time to unwind with playdough craft

Sasha Anand, Features Editor September 11, 2020

Stress relief is an important part of self care and these days especially, it can be hard to stop and relax. Things such as stress balls or fidget spinners are popular toys that people use to de-stress....

Since masks are mandatory when going in public now, making these can help keep others safe while also giving you something to do in quarantine.

Stay safe from COVID-19 with these masks

Kat Parra, Photographer, Staff Writer May 2, 2020

Unfortunately, as much as many of us desperately try to stay indoors, there are days in which we have to go outside to restock. To minimize the spread of the virus and prevent our health from being jeopardized,...

Cutting down on spending and decluttering your living space can help clear your mind as well as help you fi nd a new sense of appreci- ation for what you have, especially during these uncertain times.

Learn the importance of minimalism

Sasha Anand, Features Edtior May 2, 2020

According to the website becomingminimalist.com, “Minimalism is countercultural. It is contrary to every advertisement we have ever seen because we live in a society that prides itself on the accumulation...

A tribute to some of our graduating seniors

Kathleen Carpio , Assistant Features Editor May 2, 2020

Thank you to all the graduating seniors who took the time to share some of their most valuable memories with us. We asked some of you to share positive moments that you experienced during your academic...

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