The Cougar Chronicle

OCCUPY SAN DIEGO BEARS LITTLE RESEMBLANCE TO NEW YORK PROTEST

November 8, 2011

ROGERS JAFFARIAN PRIDE STAFF WRITER It all started at the charging bull. On Sept. 17, a few protesters stood in front of the symbolic bull at the center of New York’s financial district saying they represent the “99 percent,” a reference to the one percent of the U.S. population that controls...

CSUSM APP PROVIDES INFORMATION FOR EMERGENCIES

November 8, 2011

MELISSA MARTINEZ PRIDE STAFF WRITER CSUSM recently adopted safety precautions for students, such as emailing and calling services, alerting students technologically if their lives are in danger. Since the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University massacre on April 16, 2007, when a single...

ARMY ROTC PROGRAM SALUTES MILITARY FOR VETERANS DAY

November 8, 2011

KRISTIN MELODY PRIDE STAFF WRITER The Veterans Success Center will hold its annual Salute to Veterans event tentatively scheduled for Nov. 10, during U-Hour in Tukwut Courtyard. Veterans Day is special because “all military recognize it,” Captain James Lehner of the CSUSM Army ROTC office said....

CAMPUS CALENDAR

November 8, 2011

TUESDAY, NOV. 8: -Community Games. 11 a.m. - noon, Fourm Plaza. The Well will be hosting various games such as ladder ball and bocce ball to build community on the CSUSM campus. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9: -Arts, Language & Cultural Revitalization. 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Arts 111. There will be a multi-medi...

EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM NATIONWIDE TEST- NOVEMBER 9, 2011, 2:00 PM EST

November 8, 2011

FEMA will initiate a nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 11:00 a.m., Pacific Standard Time. The three-and-a-halfminute “live” EAS alert test will be transmitted to broadcast, cable, and satellite radio and television stations throughout the state. The test will look...

WOMEN ARE R.A.D.- CSUSM PROMOTES AWARENESS WITH WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE

November 8, 2011

KRISTIN MELODY PRIDE STAFF WRITER “I will survive and keep going, no matter what!” is one motto for the Rape Aggression Defense System (R.A.D.) courses hosted on campus. This women’s self-defense program is a four-day course that occurs Nov. 8, 10, 15 and 17 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the University...

THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT ISSUES A WARNING TO PROSPECTIVE TRAVELERS

November 7, 2011

CHRIS GIANCAMILLI PRIDE STAFF WRITER The Office of Communications sent an email out Oct. 25 warning students of a possible new safety risk when traveling abroad. The U.S. State Department sent a worldwide notice to CSUSM’s Risk Management and Safety Office. Risk Management and Safety, RMS, handles...

PROJECT HOMELESS CONNECT SEEKS TO BRING COMMUNITY TOGETHER

November 7, 2011

ASHLEY DAY PRIDE STAFF WRITER Many are not so lucky to have the luxuries of food and a place to live. Project Homeless Connect helps take care of this problem by “connecting services and resources to the people that need them” according to a flier. The event takes place Wednesday, Nov. 16 from...

STUDENTS DEMAND ACTION AGAINST HATE

October 25, 2011

AMY SALISBURY PRIDE STAFF WRITER Students in the Women’s Studies department at Cal State San Marcos last week launched a petition drive to push for university action on the “hateful, obscene and prejudicial content” in the controversial student-run Koala newspaper. The petition drive, along with...

MOTHER NATURE GRIDLOCKS NORTHEAST PUMPKIN PRODUCTION

October 25, 2011

KRISTIN MELODY PRIDE STAFF WRITER An average pumpkin sold in New York City could cost $25 this Halloween—twice the cost of the previous year, according to Associated Press. The price of a pumpkin in the northeastern states could nearly double due to nature’s adverse effects that devastated pumpkin...

CAMPUS CALENDAR

October 24, 2011

TUESDAY, OCT. 25: -Study Abroad Information Session Noon - 1 p.m., Craven 3701. Interested in learning more about study abroad opportunities at CSUSM? Come out and determine what the best program is for you. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26: -Invisible Children Screening 6 - 9 p.m., Commons 206. Come learn about “Invis...

HOMECOMING COMMITTEE CROWNS RUNNER-UP AS KING: STUDENT ASKS, “WHAT HAPPENED AT HOMECOMING?”

October 11, 2011

ASHLEY DAY PRIDE STAFF WRITER Saturday, Oct. 1, the Homecoming Committee crowned CSUSM’s first Homecoming King and Queen, but the runner-up for king, Kenneth LaLonde, took the crown. The student body voted Adam Hayes, one of the top three contestants, as 2011’s Homecoming King. According to CSUSM’s...