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New campus cafe and housing to open in Fall 2022

New campus cafe and housing to open in Fall 2022

Kinsey Canez, Managing Editor March 29, 2022

Hungry campus diners have limited choices: Crash’s Cafe, Panda Express, World of Wings, Caliente, Get Fresh (all at the USU) and a Starbucks at the library. This is going to change. Last month,...

CSUSM Celebrates Grand Opening of Viasat Engineering Pavilion

Jose Valdovinos, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

On Friday, March 11th, CSUSM celebrated the grand opening of the new Viasat Engineering Pavilion with a commemorative ribbon-cutting ceremony. Located at the former Foundation Classroom building, The...

CSU allows faculty to address biased student surveys

CSU allows faculty to address biased student surveys

Tim Peterson and Matthew Keyser March 15, 2022

Tim Peterson & Matthew Keyser wrote this article for Cal State Fullerton’s Daily Titan. It is available for republication or reference. If you think their work is important, you can support it here. The...

ASI Election Q&A: Julia Glorioso

ASI Election Q&A: Julia Glorioso

Nijat Mamtimen, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2022

Glorioso is running for ASI President. (1). Could you tell me about yourself? (Name, major, graduation date, hometown) My name is Julia Glorioso, and I am a third-year political science major with...

ASI Election Q&A: Ernest Cisneros

ASI Election Q&A: Ernest Cisneros

Nijat Mamtimen, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2022

Cisneros is running for ASI Vice President. (1). Could you tell me about yourself? (Name, major, graduation date, hometown) ​My name is Ernest Cisneros, and I'm a 2nd year Social Sciences major...

Academic Advisors adapt to the new normal after pandemic

Kinsey Canez, Managing Editor March 8, 2022

The Academic Advising office at CSUSM has two front desks: one in Microsoft Teams and one on-campus in Craven Hall. David McMartin, the Director of the Office of Academic Advising, attributes this to student...

Mask stations are set up throughout campus to ensure the safety of students

CSUSM will maintain its mandatory masking requirement as state mandate expires

Kristin Bergmann, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

Despite the statewide mask mandate ending, CSUSM’s Campus Communications department informed students that the campus-wide indoor mask mandate will remain in place until further notice. According...

Campus Notes (12/7)

Campus Notes (12/7)

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

CSUSM lecturer appointed to California Native American Heritage Commission American Indian studies lecturer Stanley Rodriguez has been appointed to the California Native American Heritage Commission...

A little over 2,600 undergraduate students have applied for fall graduation.

CSUSM expects to graduate over 2,500 students for fall term

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

Roughly about 2,900 students are expected to earn their degrees from CSUSM at the end of the fall term. According to the Office of Registrar, 2,698 undergraduate students and 197 graduate students applied...

The CSU Board of Trustees approved the university’s plan for a new science building.

CSU Board of Trustees approve new building project, awaiting state approval

Nijat Mamtimen, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

Following the announcement of plans for a new science and engineering building in late September, the California State University Board of Trustees has green-lit the new project.  California State...

CSUSM celebrates faculty who are retiring at the end of the term.

CSUSM holds event for departing faculty and staff

Kinsey Canez, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

The Office of Human Resources hosted a farewell event for departing CSUSM staff and faculty on  Dec. 2 in the USU Ballroom.  According to the Office of Human Resources, “we had about 60 faculty...

CSUSM to participate in Giving Day

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2021

CSUSM will hold its own Giving Day fundraising on Nov. 30 for 24 hours. The fundraising event will be held on global Giving Tuesday. Giving Day donations impact “students as they strive toward their...

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