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CSUSM sued on viewpoint discrimination claim

September 15, 2017

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The CSUSM Students for Life organization filed a federal lawsuit in May against the university, Associated Students Incorporated and a number of named individuals for violating its First and 14th Amendment rights over a student...

The future of Title IX

Stephany Mejia, News Editor

September 15, 2017

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A campus wide email was sent on Sep. 7, reporting a rape which occurred on Sep. 3. The crime occurred at 1 a.m. in a student housing. The suspect is described as Hispanic male in his early 20’s, tall and muscular with facial h...

Dreamers executive order to end

Tyler Abrahams, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2017

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The CSUSM dreamers have an uncertain future. The Trump administration on Sept. 5 announced via Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the DACA policy is set to expire in six months unless Congress can create legislation that wo...

LGBTQA graduates recognized for excellence

Sierra Contreras, Design & Layout Editor

May 15, 2017

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The LGBTQA Pride Center’s Rainbow Recognition event May 8 put the spotlight on student contributions of 14 who are graduating this year. “We recognize people who contributed to the Pride Center or the community, on and...

Pridefest celebrates diverse identity

Sierra Contreras, Design & Layout Editor

May 15, 2017

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More than 200 students and guests attended the annual CSUSM Pridefest on April 27. Sun Quanjun, peer educator at the Pride Center and an event organizer, described the outdoor event as upbeat and “a bigger turnout than I...

What is Patriotism? The leading topic during discussion forum

Micaela Johansson, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 15, 2017

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Questioning Patriotism, that was the leading topic during a discussion forum on Thursday, May 4, in Markstein 106 during U-hour. It’s the third and last topic of the series from “Speaking of Democracy,” sponsored by the...

The Cougar Chronicle awards seniors and staff for hard work

Bryanna Martinez, Staff writer

May 15, 2017

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The Cougar Chronicle independent student newspaper held it’s annual “Celebration of Journalism” on May 3 at 8 p.m. at the University Student Union (USU) Ballroom A & C. The event is to recognize and congratulate the wr...

Graduate students to be honored on CSUSM 27th annual commencement.

Cesia Cano, Staff writer

May 15, 2017

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This year’s graduates will join the increasing 38,000 body of CSUSM alumni. According to CSUSM campus statistics, more than 50 percent of graduates are the first in their families to earn a Bachelor’s degree. “I feel...