The Cougar Chronicle

SAYING GOODBYE TO A LEGACY

October 11, 2011

MELISSA MARTINEZ PRIDE STAFF WRITER On Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, the world lost one of the greatest innovators of our time. Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs revolutionized technology and the modern lifestyle by raising standards to heights unimaginable. From the first product introduced in 1984 (the Macintosh...

CAMPUS CALENDAR

October 11, 2011

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12: -Ritmo Loco Quartet 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Arts 111. This all-star group fuses the American jazz tradition with tropical, Salsa and Afro-Cuban influences. THURSDAY, OCT. 13: -International Coffee Hour Noon - 1 p.m., Tukwut Courtyard. Come and enjoy a monthly cross-cultural campus tr...

2011 CSUSM HEARST/CSU TRUSTEES’ AWARD RECIPIENT: LAUREN HOLLAND OVERCOMES TRAGEDIES TO RECEIVE THE CSU’S HIGHEST HONOR

October 1, 2011

CSUSM grad student Lauren Holland decided to channel her grief into action. Next June, the 47-year-old single mother from Ramona will graduate with a master’s degree in Sociological Practice with an emphasis in pedestrian safety research. Her master’s thesis will focus on the statistics behind child...

PRESIDENT HAYNES CALLS FOR AWARD NOMINATIONS: STUDENTS AND STAFF GET A CHANCE TO RECOGNIZE DESERVING TEACHERS

October 1, 2011

MORGAN HALL PRIDE STAFF WRITER California State University San Marcos President Karen Haynes is calling all students and faculty members to nominate their favorite professors for the President’s Outstanding Faculty Award as announced by a Sept. 8 university press release. Students and faculty members...

CAMPUS CALENDAR- SEPT 27

October 1, 2011

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27 -Polynesian Festival Noon - 1:30 p.m., Forum Plaza. Celebrate the Polynesian culture with free food, live entertainment, free giveaways and games. -S.D. Asian Film Festival 6 p.m., Clarke Grande Salon. There will be a pre-screening “NA KAMALEI: The Men of Hula.” Come out and s...

LIGHTS OUT: HISTORIC POWER OUTAGE AFFECTS MILLIONS

September 22, 2011

JENNA JAUREGUI CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF A hush fell over Cal State San Marcos last Thursday as every air conditioner, fluorescent light, and computer abruptly stopped working. The campus went dark around 3:30 p.m. when a highvoltage power line between Arizona and Southern California failed, leaving 1.4 million...

COMMENCEMENT 2011: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE BIG DAY

May 12, 2011

COMPILED FROM CSUSM.EDU When: Friday, May 20 and Saturday May 21 Where: CSUSM - Mangrum Track and Field Friday, May 20 ~ 3 p.m. CEREMONY Candidates for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science • Liberal Studies • Integrated Credential Program • Nursing Candidates for Masters of Arts and Teac...

PARKING FEES TO INCREASE NEXT SEMESTER

May 12, 2011

OWEN HEMSATH PRIDE STAFF WRITER Effective next fall, parking fees will increase for California State University San Marcos students. The price hike comes as the third phase of a three-phase plan that began in a series of forums and meetings in 2002. Parking and Commuter Services at CSUSM offers a number...

EMERGENCY SYSTEM TESTING: CAMPUS POLICE TEST NEW SYSTEM TO HELP STUDENTS DURING A DISASTER

May 12, 2011

OWEN HEMSATH PRIDE STAFF WRITER Students on campus Thursday morning April 14 may have heard the alarm of the Campus Police Departments Emergency Notification System in its first full-scale test during normal business hours. According to an email sent by Police Chief Ronald Hackenberg, the test message...

CAMPUS INTRODUCES NEW SCHOLARSHIP: PRES. HAYNES’S MOTHER REMEMBERED

May 12, 2011

COMPILED BY THE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATION Cal State San Marcos mourns the loss of Adelaide Mary Czarnecki, mother of President Karen Haynes. Mrs. Czarnecki, 87, died on April 26 in Baltimore, Maryland. The President and First Gentleman were with her when she passed. A private celebration of her life will...

“DAY OF CLASS ACTION” IGNITES AWARENESS: CSU STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF PROTECT PUBLIC EDUCATION

April 26, 2011

NANCY ROSSIGNOL PRIDE STAFF WRITER In an article by the LA Times dated Jan. 10, 2011, Chancellor Charles Reed responded to Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget cuts, acknowledging the $500 million reduction will “limit access for students seeking entrance into our universities and restrict...

INCREASED STUDENT PSYCHIATRIC COUNSELING AVAILABLE IN FALL 2011

April 26, 2011

OWEN HEMSATH PRIDE STAFF WRITER Student fees at California State San Marcos will increase next semester in order to pay for mental health services, according to Dr. Karen Nicholson, the medical director at Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS). The services and fee increase comes because...