The Cougar Chronicle

CSUSM Police Beat

September 21, 2010


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September 9th 2p.m. University police stopped a car with a broken break light at the traffic stop Barham Drive and Campus way. They arrested the driver Roman Ortiz, 18, non-student, Encinitas for driving under influence of alcohol and drugs, for being an unlicensed driver and for possession of marijuana....

Chelsea’s Law now effective immediately

September 21, 2010


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Chelsea’s Law now effective immediately  By Maya Lifton  Photo courtesy of Chelsea's Light  Sept. 9 marks a victory close to home for Brent and Kelly King, parents of Chelsea King, as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Chelsea’s Law to be effective immediately. Chelsea’s Law will give...

Student Loans: Our Last Source

September 15, 2010


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Student dependence on borrowed money rising By: Ashley J. Day Media Credit: ehow.com In today’s world, some American college students have no choice but to take out student loans to fuel their secondary education. With institutions dangling “instant” money accompanied with low interest rat...

Communications and Mass Media now declared impacted

September 6, 2010


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By Sandra Chalmers: Editor-in-Chief Communications and Mass Media have now been added to the impacted majors list this fall 2010. A total of six majors are now impacted at CSUSM: Communications and Mass Media, both Bachelor of Arts, join Business Administration, Kinesiology, Nursing, and Human Development. “Impacted”...

SLL encourages involvement: Students offered services at fair

September 6, 2010


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By Amy Salisbury: Editor-in-Chief The library plaza buzzed with new and returning students alike during the Leave Your Mark fair last Thursday, Sept. 2. Under a white tent sat more than 30 tables with representatives from organizations associated with CSUSM. The event’s purpose was to showcase many...

Furlough Firestorm: Effects linger beyond class cancellations

August 31, 2010


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By Amy Salisbury: Editor in Chief Students and faculty alike felt the brunt of the statewide furloughs affecting our campus during the last academic year. The question on the lips of many is whether furloughs will continue this year and cause further class cancellations and forced faculty pay decreases. The...

The Pride gets a new online face: New website launches

August 31, 2010


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By Sandra Chalmers: Editor-in-Chief Photo Credit: Nick Ruiz With the start of a new fresh semester, The Pride brings to its students a new online playground as we unveil the modern, revamped and exciting new website. The Pride’s improved website, www.csusmpride.com, offers a new kind of interaction that connects students wi...