The Cougar Chronicle

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...

Veteran journalist Ling delivers powerful speech at Women Breaking Boundaries event

Mekala Lehmunn, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

For 90 minutes, world-renowned news correspondent and former co-host of ABC’s The View, Lisa Ling, captivated an audience of almost 350 attendees with tales of war, compassion and struggle during this semester’s Women Breaking Boundaries (WBB) event. This Arts and Lectures Series presentation, the f...

CSUSM honors César Chávez through community service

CSUSM honors César Chávez through community service

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 11, 2019

Students honored the legacy of César Chávez through the César Chávez Day of Service by volunteering on various projects that focused on revitalizing areas around North County.   César Chávez Day of Service is a day of commemorating Mexican American civil rights leader, César Chávez....

ASI Elections Committee announces new ASI officers

ASI Elections Committee announces new ASI officers

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 11, 2019

The ASI Election results for the 2019/20 academic school year came in on Thursday, March 28 at noon.   A crowd of students gathered at the USU Arcade to hear the election results.   Before Anna Rapada and Paulette Cruz, chair of the ASI Election Committee, announced the election resul...

Kenny Tran elected as new ASI President

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 28, 2019

The ASI Election results for the 2019/20 academic school year came in on Thursday, March 28 at 12 p.m., announcing Kenny Tran as the new ASI President and the candidates who won other positions in ASI.   In front of the USU Arcade, there was a crowd of students surrounding two members from...

ASI candidates discuss goals with students

Chase Spear, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

With ASI student elections around the corner, students had the opportunity to engage with various candidates to hear their goals.   ASI Meet the Candidates was an event hosted in the USU dining area on Thursday, March 7. It gave students the opportunity to personally meet the 2019/20 ASI...

Global Competency Fair announces new certification

Global Competency Fair announces new certification

Chase Spear, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

Students interested in becoming more aware of global events and cultures now have the opportunity to do so with the introduction of the Global Competency Certificate.   The Global Commitment Committee, a part of the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences (CHABSS), held t...