The Cougar Chronicle

NFL Sunday Dishes

NFL Sunday Dishes

Mackenzie Waldron, Features Reporter

October 24, 2016


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It’s that time of year to wear our favorite football jerseys, yell at our TV screens and eat our favorite greasy foods.  It is NFL season.   A lot of people like to host Sunday football parties and most are there to watch the game. But let’s face it, some of us are going to these parties for ...

Players Sports Grill: A local campus hangout

Players Sports Grill: A local campus hangout

Rebecca Sykes, Sports Editor

October 24, 2016


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Players Sports Grill, located across the street from CSUSM, is a place for students and faculty to unwind after a long week of hard work. Players Sports Grill has two locations, Poway and San Marcos, and the San Marcos location has been in business since July 7, 2011. Ted Semprini, owner and c...

Should CSUSM get a football team?

Should CSUSM get a football team?

Hannah Snider, Club Sports Reporter

October 24, 2016


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Cal State San Marcos has a wide variety of sports like cross country, soccer and basketball. However, students often define their school’s worth by the presence of a football team, which CSUSM does not have. The questions remains: should we? Freshman Steven Farmer said he is sure a football team will rais...

Graduating Latina Leaders

Graduating Latina Leaders

Katlin Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2016


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Monet Valdez Major: Political Science Years spent at CSUSM: Three Involvement/Employment: Pre­Law Society, National Latino Research Center, [email protected] Center, Community Legal Project Plans after graduation: “I am taking the LSAT this summer and submitting applications to law school in t...

Soon to be graduate shares her CSUSM experience

Soon to be graduate shares her CSUSM experience

Briana Osuna, Student Life Reporter

May 12, 2016


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  Justine Ronas, one of the founding members of the Theta Iota chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi, will be saying farewell to CSUSM in just a few short weeks. When Ronas first began college, she expected to be the type of student who went to class, went straight back to her dorm and only inter...

Graduating senior says farewell as she embarks on a new journey

Graduating senior says farewell as she embarks on a new journey

Briana Osuna, Student Life Reporter

May 12, 2016


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  Elizabeth Nadeau, one of CSUSM’s graduating seniors, expected her college career to be one of the greatest experiences of her life. Lucky for her, she was not disappointed. In just a few short weeks, Nadeau’s journey at CSUSM will come to an end, but she has an immense number of me...

Literature major reflects on time at CSUSM

Literature major reflects on time at CSUSM

Andrea Martinez, Copy Editor

May 12, 2016


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  Switching her major from biochemistry to literature and writing, Sarah Jacot dared to challenge her expected path to pursue a degree in her passion. It was this change that would lead to a college experience she never expected. During her first term as a freshman during fall 2012,...

CSUSM graduate advocates now and in the future

CSUSM graduate advocates now and in the future

Pierson Cepeda, Assistant Web & Social Media Manager

May 12, 2016


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  Human development major Kyle Azcuna finishes his time at CSUSM leaving behind a legacy of campus involvement and planning a future as an educator. It was imperative to get involved on campus during his first year, a practice he carried over from high school. “I wanted to get i...

KA President, API social activist says goodbye

KA President, API social activist says goodbye

Shanice Davis, Features Editor

May 11, 2016


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After attending CSUSM for four years, Andrea Aduna, Kamalayan Alliance (KA) President, leaves a legacy of advocating for diversity on campus and spreading awareness about the Asian-Pacific Islander (API) culture. Aduna first attended CSUSM in 2012 after graduating from high school. At the time ...

Living a life to remember

Living a life to remember

Sydney Schabacker, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016


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  Lucas Dunn was a CSUSM student, majoring in History and minoring in French, who wanted very much to study abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France, for a year. He was enthusiastically committed to his plan, working to save money, taking upper division French classes and meeting regularly with Pr...

Two years, three honor societies later, Nikko Marabante leaves CSUSM with a bachelor’s

Two years, three honor societies later, Nikko Marabante leaves CSUSM with a bachelor’s

Andrea Martinez, Copy Editor

May 11, 2016


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With just a two-year career at CSUSM, transfer student Nikko Marabante has left his mark on campus through six organizations, tying his academics and Filipino culture together. Marabante transferred from Palomar in fall 2014 and joined the Kamalayan Alliance, a Filipino interest organization, th...

Akilah Green reflects on an unforgetable CSUSM experience

Akilah Green reflects on an unforgetable CSUSM experience

Michael Tran, Health and Fitness Reporter

May 11, 2016


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Akilah Green will never forget the education she received at CSUSM. A human development major with an emphasis in counseling, she chose CSUSM because it was the first school that responded to her and she decided to give it a chance because it was a fairly new university. “I was really exci...