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The library is hosting an awards competition to recognize undergraduates' outstanding creative and academic work.

CSUSM Library holds the Library Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

Jose Valdovinos, Staff Writer April 10, 2021

The CSUSM Library is holding its University Library Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity during the month of April.  Founded by Dean of Library Administration Jen Fabbi, students...

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Campus Notes (4/10/21)

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2021

University announces in-person commencement ceremonies for classes of 2020, 2021 CSUSM announced that they will hold five commencement ceremonies for the classes of 2020 and 2021 on May 22 and 23.  Each...

The library's goal is for all textbooks to be free in the future.

Library promotes textbook affordability

Melanie Ramirez, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

This story was updated on April 8. A previous version of this story attributed quotes to Toni Olivas that should have been attributed to Olivas, Holly Hampton and Lauren Magnuson because they collaborated...

Student athletes enjoyed reading to students in kindergarten, first and second grade for Read Across America.

Student athletes participate in Read Across America

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor March 21, 2021

CSUSM’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) partnered with T.H.E Leadership Academy in Vista to read to different grade levels from Mar. 1 to Mar. 5 to celebrate Read Across America.  Read...

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Campus Notes (3/20/21)

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2021

State delays giving CSUSM its requested supply of vaccines While the state has given a supply of vaccines to other local colleges such as San Diego State University, University of San Diego and...

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Campus Notes (3/8/21)

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2021

Currently no active coronavirus cases at CSUSM There are no active cases of COVID-19 at CSUSM as of Mar. 8. There have been 113 cumulative cases over the course of the semester. CSUSM may have...

While CSUSM has been mainly virtual since March 2020, enrollment has stayed steady.

CSUSM enrollment stays at normal levels despite pandemic

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2021

Even while some other universities are facing declining enrollments in the time of COVID-19, CSUSM’s enrollment has remained steady throughout the pandemic.  According to Associate Vice President...

The library’s exhibit on the pandemic hopes to capture and document this historical moment for future generations.

CSUSM library unveils exhibit to document pandemic

Sonya Vargas, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been collectively felt on a global scale. Throughout San Diego County, various archivists have been putting together materials from a communal perspective to...

VIDEO: CSUSM opens vaccine supersite

February 23, 2021

CSUSM opened a vaccine supersite on Jan. 31. Read the written story here.

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Campus Notes (2/21/21)

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2021

Library to unveil virtual pandemic exhibit The Kellogg Library will unveil a new exhibit, “Stories & Snapshots: Documenting a Year of the Pandemic,” on Feb. 23.  The exhibit will feature...

Interim Medical Director of CSUSM's Student Health & Counseling Services Dr. James Chun discusses vaccine distribution and campus reopening.

CSUSM medical director discusses vaccine distribution and campus reopening

Christopher King, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

With vaccines coming out, some students are hoping that CSUSM may be an ideal location to receive their shots, but for places like Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS), the ability to give out...

VIDEO: CSUSM releases Annual Security Report

February 14, 2021

CSUSM released its annual security report in December. Read the written version of the story here.

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