The Cougar Chronicle

Students and faculty celebrate Kellogg Library’s 15 years of service

Students and faculty celebrate Kellogg Library’s 15 years of service

Chase Spear, Assistant News Editor

May 8, 2019

Spring 2019 marks 15 years since Kellogg Library opened its doors to students at CSUSM.   A celebratory event was hosted by Library Dean Jennifer Fabbi, librarian service specialist Rosa Conrad and Engagement & Inclusion librarian Toni Olivas. Multiple booths were set up in Kellogg Plaza on...

CSUSM’s largest class to graduate this year

Karen Ambrocio, Managing Editor

May 8, 2019

The class of 2019 with approximately 3,800 students will be the largest class in CSUSM history to graduate this May. Last year nearly 3,500 students graduated.   Due to the size of the class, for the first time, the commencement ceremonies will be extended to three days instead of two and six cerem...

Student coalition accuses UPD of malpractice

Antonio Pequeño IV, Assistant Managing

May 8, 2019

Five CSUSM organizations combined to form the Students for Justice Coalition (SFJC) in response to a Feb. 22 incident that involved an alleged misuse of force by UPD on a student.   According to an Instagram post made by student organization The Black SistaHood, the SFJC is comprised of the...

White Rose Memorial commemorates Jewish community in recent attack

White Rose Memorial commemorates Jewish community in recent attack

Citlally Arroyo, News Editor

May 8, 2019

Students, faculty and the public gathered at the Forum Plaza on the eve of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) for the rededication ceremony of the White Rose Memorial on campus.     The memorial honors a group of German students from the University of Munich, known as the White Rose...

Student activists come together for Cougars in Solidarity

Student activists come together for Cougars in Solidarity

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 8, 2019

CSUSM students gathered in solidarity to discuss the need for social justice, healing and action after the fatal April 27 shooting at the Chabad of Poway on April 27.   Around 300 people  filled up the USU Amphitheatre from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 2 to attend Cougars in Solidari...

Poway Synagogue Shooting

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 29, 2019

The alleged gunman of the Chabad of Poway shooting on Saturday, April 27, is a CSUSM student, according to a statement by President Karen Haynes.   John T. Earnest, the alleged gunman, is accused of killing a woman and injuring three others, including an eight-year-old girl and a rabbi du...

Spring Job Fair offers students new employment opportunities

Dania Meza, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

The Career Center hosted an installment of their bi-annual job fair that provided a space for students seeking job and internship opportunities to connect with 73 potential employers.   The fair occurred on Thursday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the USU Ballroom.   All stude...

New student organization combats sexual assault

New student organization combats sexual assault

Chase Spear, Assistant News Editor

April 25, 2019

Last January, It’s On Us officially became a student organization on campus, designed to prevent and spread awareness of sexual assault.   It’s On Us had a table set up outside the USU on Tuesday, April 9.   Megan Young, the organization’s president, said that one of the main goals of It...

Students and faculty how LGBTQA pride and support

April 25, 2019

Dozens of students and faculty gathered in front of the USU building to participate in the annual Pride Walk.   The Pride Walk took place on April 9 during U-hour and was coordinated by Robert Aiello-Hauser, director of student engagement & inclusion at the LGBTQA Pride Center. &nb...

Incoming president speaks to CSUSM in (open) forum

Cedric Lansangan, News Writer

April 25, 2019

Incoming president and successor to President Karen Haynes, Dr. Ellen Neufeldt made her first official visit to the CSUSM campus on Thursday, April 11 since her appointment in March. Dr. Neufeldt will officially become CSUSM’s fourth president on July 4, following President Haynes’ retirement...

Kellogg Library celebrates 15 years of service

Chase Spear, Assistant News Editor

April 25, 2019

Spring 2019 marks 15 years since Kellogg Library opened its doors to students at CSUSM.   Multiple booths were set up in Kellogg Plaza on Tuesday, April 23 to celebrate the library’s 15th anniversary. The celebratory event was hosted by Library Dean Jennifer Fabbi, librarian service spec...

Empowered Womxn, Empower Womxn at Herstory Luncheon

Dania Meza, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

The fifth annual Womxn’s Herstory Month Luncheon culminated the month long events that celebrated the womxn on campus and the theme was, “empowered women, empower women.”   Monia Romero, a peer educator at the Gender Equity Center (GEC), coordinated the event and said the event was mind...