The Cougar Chronicle

Gender Equity Center hosts Black Women in Leadership

Adrianna Adame, News Reporter

December 7, 2018

Female faculty and staff gathered to speak about their experiences in leadership positions.   The Black Student Center and the Gender Equity Center (GEC) hosted the Black Women in Leadership on Nov. 28 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the GEC.   Black Women in Leadership is a part of t...

Veterans Center hold seminar to aid student veterans

Chase Spear, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

On Nov. 16, the CSUSM Veterans Center hosted a seminar known as the Vet Net Ally Program, which is designed to help faculty raise awareness about the needs of military veterans attending CSUSM.   The program was hosted by the Veterans Center staff, including retired Marine Corps veteran, Moses M...

Social justice panel provides its expertise

Social justice panel provides its expertise

Chase Spear, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

On Nov. 8, the Career Center hosted a discussion panel that gave students insight and information on social justice within the modern career field.   The five panelists were Kesha Dunigan, EEO Specialist for the FAA, Office of Civil Rights, Char Booth, Associate Dean of the CSUSM Library Admin...

CSUSM celebrates one year smoke and tobacco-free campus

CSUSM celebrates one year smoke and tobacco-free campus

Adrianna Adame, News Reporter

November 30, 2018

Let’s Clear the Air celebrated CSUSM’s one year anniversary of being a smoke and tobacco-free campus on Nov. 15.   The event, sponsored by CSUSM Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs and Safety Health and Sustainability, was held at Kellogg Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.   In Ap...

Campus prepares for CSUSM Giving Day

Campus prepares for CSUSM Giving Day

Citlally Arroyo, Assistant News Editor

November 30, 2018

CSUSM Giving Day is a 24-hour social media driven campaign to raise money for scholarships, programs and departments throughout the university.   It will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in conjunction with Giving Tuesday, or #GivingTuesday that occurs each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiv...

Students learn about campus drug policies

Adrianna Adame, News Reporter

November 7, 2018

Several guest speakers informed students about the freedoms, consequences and health issues regarding marijuana at “What do you Know?... About Marijuana,” an event hosted by Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS).   The event held on Oct. 30 at the USU ballroom featured Susan Wri...

Halloweenfest educates students on responsible drinking

Halloweenfest educates students on responsible drinking

Kathleen Carpio, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Think before you drink.   A day prior to Halloween, the Halloweenfest provided students the opportunity to learn to party safely and learn their blood alcohol content limits.   Hosted by the Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS), this event included Halloween games while ...

Attorney shares information on pregnant student accommodations

Attorney shares information on pregnant student accommodations

Antonio Pequeño IV, News Editor

November 7, 2018

The Gender Equity Center hosted a discussion about the nuances of pregnancy and lactation rights given to college students under Title IX.   Jessica Lee, a staff attorney at the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, was the guest speaker for t...

UPD takes down white nationalist posters, prompts investigation

UPD takes down white nationalist posters, prompts investigation

Layda Galvan and Karen Ambrocio

November 7, 2018

“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

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

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

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...