The Cougar Chronicle

UPD takes down white nationalist posters, prompts investigation

UPD takes down white nationalist posters, prompts investigation

Layda Galvan and Karen Ambrocio

November 7, 2018


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“Identity Evropa, European Roots American Greatness.”   This message was found in several locations of the CSUSM campus on Monday, Oct. 29 and taken down by University Police Department.   Half a dozen to a dozen posters were found in the following locations: by the bus s...

Candlelight vigil honors victims of violence

Candlelight vigil honors victims of violence

Antonio Pequeño IV, News Editor

November 7, 2018


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Students and club presidents gathered in the Forum Plaza for a candlelight vigil held in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the Tree of Life Synagogue and Kentucky Kroger shootings.   The Kroger shooting occurred on Oct. 24 and claimed the lives of two while the Pittsburgh synagogue...

CSUSM receives research grant

Layda Galvan, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2018


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The California State University (CSU) Chancellor Office awards CSUSM and 10 other campuses with “Campus as a Living Lab” grant.   Campus as a Living Lab was established in 2014, and according to the CSU website it’s goal is to “address a sustainability goal while at the same time pro...

Campus event encourages students

Campus event encourages students

Citlally Arroyo, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2018


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As part of National Depression Screening Day, Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) and the H.O.P.E. & Wellness Center provided students the opportunity to take a screening for depression.   The annual What’s Your Mood event took place on Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fo...

CAHM forum addresses significance of Adverse Childhood Experiences

CAHM forum addresses significance of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adrianna Adame, News Reporter

October 26, 2018


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The Community Alliance for Healthy Minds (CAHM) Forum: From Hopelessness… to Hope and Healing returned to CSUSM for the twelth year to educate individuals on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) scores, while providing a space for people to talk about their experiences and seek support.   ...

Civility Campaign examines midterm elections and polarization

Inique Wilson, News Reporter

October 26, 2018


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The Civility Campaign hosted another installment of their Civility Café Series with a discussion about the upcoming midterm elections.   The discussion took place in the Cross-Cultural Center on Oct. 18 and featured Christopher Nayve, the associate vice president for community engagement and ancho...

ACE forum highlights the importance of women in leadership roles

Antonio Pequeño IV, News Editor

October 26, 2018


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Speakers at this year’s ACE Women Leadership Forum urged listeners to discuss the significance of women leaders in today’s educational and sociopolitical systems.   The forum was hosted at CSUSM in the USU Ballroom on Oct. 19 and began with a keynote speech from Ana Navarro, a Republi...

Street preacher and Pride center advocates clash

Street preacher and Pride center advocates clash

Lauren Brown, News Reporter

October 26, 2018


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Tensions arose in Kellogg Plaza between the LGBTQIA+ Pride Center and a campus street preacher during the National Coming Out Day celebration.   While the CSUSM Republicans Club held its first ever public debate.   The tenth annual National Coming Out Day celebration was held on Oct. 11 from 11 a....

Art with Impact returns with Movies for Mental Health

Adrianna Adame, News Reporter

October 13, 2018


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The goal of Movies for Mental Health is to erase the stigma of mental illness by showing three short films, having a open group discussion and having a guest talk about conquering mental illness. Art with Impact, an organization that focuses on creating discussions and showing films about mental he...

Tragedy of late son motivates father to create social change

Tragedy of late son motivates father to  create social change

Christina Suarez, News Reporter

October 13, 2018


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World renowned speaker Azim Khamisa started the Tariq Khamisa Foundation in 1995 after he lost his son to gang violence at the age of 20 by Tony Hicks. Khamisa’s only son, Tariq, was studying at San Diego State and working part-time as a pizza delivery boy. It was during a delivery, after being lure...

Job Fair gives students various employment possibilities

Karen Ambrocio, Managing Editor

October 12, 2018


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About 40 employers offered aid to students seeking employment and volunteer opportunities at the Fall Job Fair. The Career Center hosted their semestral Job Fair in the USU Ballroom on Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. GEICO, Escondido Union School District and Peet’s Coffee attended the event. Students...

Professor shares perception and insight on sexual misconduct

Professor shares perception and insight on sexual misconduct

Antonio Pequeño IV, News Editor

October 12, 2018


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Dr. Susie Lan Cassel has been a victim of stalking and sexual violence. Her warning to others: Don’t wait to take action. At an installment of “Tukwut Talks: Conversations with Faculty” hosted by the Cross-Cultural Center on Oct. 4, Cassel, a professor of Literature and Writing Studies spoke ab...