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Major court cases offer opposing views of “justice”

Major court cases offer opposing views of “justice”

Jaden Whitehead, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

In the past month, there have been multiple high profile court cases that have made national headlines: the trial of the killers of Ahmaud Arbery and the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse. Ahmaud Arbery was...

Column: What I look forward to

Column: What I look forward to

Jaiden Quiroz, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

Winter break is right around the corner and I am here for it!  I am counting down the days till I can go on vacation again because traveling is not only one of my main priorities, but it is also my...

To the Cougar Chronicle: thank you

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2021

The past two and half years have been eventful. My time here at Cal State San Marcos started during the fall 2019 semester; I had just transferred from MiraCosta College, eager to start this new chapter...

Thanksgiving’s origin has been taught incorrectly, contradicting the real history.

Thanksgiving’s origins highlights the impact of inaccurate history

Natalie Navarro, Opinion Editor December 3, 2021

On the last Thursday of November, Americans gather to celebrate Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a day where family and friends conjoin to share a meal and express gratitude for their blessings. Many excite...

CSUSM’s full transition to in-person classes next spring causes worry in students.

University’s push toward mainly in person classes abrupt

Jaden Whitehead, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

Personally, this  semester  has been one of the most difficult of my college career. While it is nice to be back on campus, I cannot help but feel that normality has yet to return in  our lives. My...

President Biden has plenty of work to do, despite changes.

Despite progress, President Biden has plenty work ahead

Jaden Whitehead, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

Last week  marked  a full year since the 2020 Presidential Election where Joe Biden defeated the incumbent President Donald Trump. President Biden has done plenty within his first year in office to separate...

FAFSA only relieves some students’ financial stress.

FAFSA is the help college students need but do not get

Natalie Navarro, Opinion Editor November 15, 2021

Each year on Oct. 1, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA) opens for high school seniors and college students nationwide. Universities often require students to apply for two reasons: for...

Students are facing more stress during midterms this fall.

Midterms stress can be lessened practicing self-care and time management

Jaiden Quiroz, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

From university to university across the country, midterm season is taking form and opening the floor for additional academic stress upon students. The COVID-19 pandemic taught us a lot about education,...

Students have faced many struggles with mental health during the pandemic.

COVID-19 has taken its toll on the campus community

Kristin Bergmann, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Symptoms of anxiety or depression have gone up by 30 percent  in the U.S. during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to KFF, four in 10 adults have reported symptoms linked to anxiety or depression in January,...

Students believe that receiving the COVID-19 vaccine is beneficial to the community.

Why I got the COVID-19 vaccine

Natalie Navarro, Opinion Editor November 2, 2021

As of Sept. 30, CSUSM officially enacted a vaccine mandate on all students and faculty. In addition to the vaccine mandate, CSUSM is still enforcing masking while indoors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Unless...

The recent testimony of a former Facebook employee raises more questions about the company’s faults.

Facebook whistleblower’s allegations could lead towards monopolization

Jaden Whitehead, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Over the past couple weeks, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen  testified in front of Congress and took up an interview on “60 Minutes” detailing her allegations and concerns. Hauge, a former data...

Governor Newsom’s victory in the recent recall election is not a surprise to many.

Newsom’s decisive recall victory comes as no surprise

Jaden Whitehead, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

On Sept. 13, California held its special election to determine if Governor Gavin Newsom would be recalled. Newsom smoothly avoided being recalled, winning 62 percent of the vote compared to the 38 percent...

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