The Cougar Chronicle

Spotlight on Antonio Riggins

Spotlight on Antonio Riggins

Nicholas Heid, Sports Writer

October 30, 2019

Antonio Riggins sets hopes on making nationals   Antonio Riggins is a Senior here at California State University San Marcos. He’s been on the men’s Track and Field team all four of his years and this year, he’s set his hopes high. Riggins attended Olympian High School in San Diego and...

Summer Research Trumps Summer Vacation

Summer Research Trumps Summer Vacation

Cedric Lansangan, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2019

Doing research over the summer can be beneficial and valuable for future professional and career development.   No, I don’t mean the boring, dull, book research reports many of us had to do over our high school careers. Nor do I mean the writing of college-level research papers on some obs...

Author discusses the Filipinx identity

Dr. Anthony Ocampo is the author of “The Latinos of Asia.”

Adrianna Adame, News Editor

October 24, 2019

Students came out to spend an evening with Dr. Anthony Ocampo to discuss the struggle of Filipinix identity at The Latinos of Asia on Oct. 10.The Cross-Cultural Center, who hosted the event in collaboration with the [email protected] Center and USU Live!, first introduced Dr. Ocampo.  Dr. Ocampo, an associate professor of sociol...

Cougars assess student mental health

Cougars assess student mental health

Katherine Buell, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

For National Depression Screening Day, the Hope and Wellness Center provided students with a depression screening event on Oct. 17 where internal and external resources were present for those in need of further care.  The screening test is based on the Harvard Department of Psychiatry’s scale from z...

Students celebrate and participate in National Coming Out Day

J Morales (left) and Alicia Silva (right) show their pride.

Adrianna Adame, News Editor

October 24, 2019

Students were cheered on by peers and members of the LGBTQA Pride Center as they came out of the closet by walking through a large red door in celebration of National Coming Out Day. The LGBTQA Pride Center collaborated with the [email protected] Center and Intervarsity to host the National Coming Out Day Cel...

Campus reopens renovated Epstein Family Veterans Center with ceremony

President Neufeldt and Maj. Gen. Tony Jackson cutting the ribbon.

Anneliese Esparza, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2019

CSUSM formally unveiled the newly renovated and expanded Epstein Family Veterans Center in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 10.    The existing building was renovated and an additional building was constructed. A large wooden deck connects the two adjacent structures. The project was made...

Sting triggers investigation of CSUSM employee

The CSUSM administration is currently looking into alleged illegal activity committed by a CSUSM employee.

Antonio Pequeño IV, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

An anonymous group by the name of Creep Catchers Unit (CC Unit) has spurred an investigation of a CSUSM employee who allegedly engaged in inappropriate contact with someone posing as a minor. In an Oct. 18 email, Vice President of Student Affairs Lorena Checa confirmed the investigation is under way. Checa’s...

GEC encourages sustainable menstruation

Students share personal experiences at Sustainable Menstruation in the Gender Equity Center.

Alyssa Zurita, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

With environmental issues becoming increasingly apparent, CSUSM students are spreading awareness about sustainability and the effects unsustainability has on the environment.   On Sept. 26, the Gender Equity Center held a meeting during U-hour to discuss the issues of sustainable menstruat...

Students seek potential job opportunities

Students attend the 
Fall 2019 Job Fair to learn about potential employers and career paths.

Rachael Maddux, News Reporter

October 10, 2019

Students gathered to meet with employers of various companies, exchange information and seek potential job opportunities at the Fall 2019 Job Fair.   Approximately 150 students of all ages attended the job fair on Oct. 3 in the USU Ballroom from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   The Ca...

Students learn about [email protected]/x identity and community

Dr. Anne Macias (left), Pedro Lebron Guzman III (middle), and Danni Flowers (right) share personal stories about their Afro-Latinx heritage.

Adrianna Adame, News Editor

October 10, 2019

Three panelists shared their experiences of being Afro-Latinx with students at the Intersections of [email protected]/x panel. The [email protected] Center collaborated with the Black Student Union Center to host Intersections of [email protected]/x at the Black Student Union (USU 4200) on Oct. 3 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m....

Sustainability event provides free, reusable items to students

Volunteers advocate CSUSM's Journey to Zero Waste by 2025 at the Journey to Zero Waste event on Sept. 26.

Anneliese Esparza, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Students learned about campus efforts for sustainability and scored free items at the annual Journey to Zero Waste event. The purpose of the event was to promote sustainability among the students of CSUSM and the campus community at large.    “We want to make sure that the campus knows that we have a zer...

CSUSM President addresses concerns in open forum

President Neufeldt answers questions from the CSUSM community.

Antonio Pequeno IV, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

Students, faculty and staff gathered for an open forum with President Ellen Neufeldt to discuss CSUSM’s past and future. The forum, held on Oct. 8, began with Neufeldt saying, “One of the things that’s most important to me before making any big decisions is to hear from the campus. It’s vitally...