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ASI Elections Committee announces new ASI officers

ASI Elections Committee announces new ASI officers

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The ASI Election results for the 2019/20 academic school year came in on Thursday, March 28 at noon.   A crowd of students gathered at the USU Arcade to hear the election results.   Before Anna Rapada and Paulette Cruz, chair of the ASI Election Committee, announced the election resul...

Event inspires others by sharing personal stories

Event inspires others by sharing personal stories

Sasha Anand, Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Self-expression is a feat not easily performed in front of others, but five CSUSM students and staff members braved a crowd to share their stories.   Workshops led by Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Mary Robertson, preceded the event titled “A Common Story: Finding Joy in the Face o...

TEDxCSUSM organizers postpone event

TEDxCSUSM organizers postpone event

Citlally Arroyo, News edito

March 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase

Due to an expired license, the organizers of TEDxCSUSM had to postpone the event which was scheduled for Saturday, March 23.   “Everything was ready, speakers were on board, we got all the logistics ready, but then we found that that the TEDx license was expired, so we couldn’t make it...

CSU Board of Trustees appoints new CSUSM president

CSU Board of Trustees appoints new CSUSM president

Lauren Brown, News Reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

After eight months of searching for a new president, Ellen J. Neufeldt Ed.D. was appointed as CSUSM’s fourth president at the March Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, March 20.   Neufeldt is currently vice president of student engagement and enrollment services for Old Dominion Univers...

President Haynes congratulated for her service on campus

President Haynes congratulated for her service on campus

Christina Suarez, News Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

More than 600 guests of the San Diego community gathered to celebrate President Karen Haynes’ 15 and a half years of dedication to CSUSM as she prepares to retire this June.   This was the 15th annual Report to the Community hosted by the CSUSM counsel on Feb. 7 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.  ...

Tarana Burke, founder of #MeToo movement visits CSUSM

Tarana Burke, founder of #MeToo movement visits CSUSM

Christina Suarez, News Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

  About 900 people filled the USU Ballroom as Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, spoke to the campus community about the true meaning of the movement since it went viral in October of 2017.   Burke grew up in the Bronx during the 80’s and 90’s and was immersed in black...

The Chronicle Entertainment rundown

Annelisa Zamora, Sasha Anand, Marielle Alindogan, A&E Team

February 20, 2019


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Online series: “Conspiracy Theories with Shane Dawson” The popular YouTuber Shane Dawson, recently released a two-part series where he delves into a handful of conspiracy theories ranging from government laser beams starting wildfires to Chuck E. Cheese reusing old pizza. The series is mu...

CSUSM Surf claims No. 1 spot after crucial win

CSUSM Surf claims No. 1 spot after crucial win

Antonio Pequeño IV, Assistant Managing Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

CSUSM Surf is on the verge of winning a potential conference championship as they head into the fifth and final stop of their regular season.   The club is currently ranked No. 1 in the Southwest College Team Conference after a Jan. 27 win over defending champions, Point Loma Nazarene Univ...

Valentine’s Day comes with a price tag

Valentine’s Day comes with a price tag

Kathleen Carpio, Student Life Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

According to a National Retail Federation survey, people are expected to spend an average of $161.96 this coming Valentine’s Day.   Total national spending is even expected to reach $20.7 billion this year. Those are shockingly big numbers, but what do these numbers mean to those of us ...

Find a great place to study on campus

Find a great place to study on campus

Karen Ambrocio & Antonio Pequeño IV, Managing Team

February 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Grit A laid back environment complemented by good brews and atmospheric music is what you can expect at Grit Coffee. Despite its distance from campus and early closing time of 8 p.m.. This particular study site is a great escape from the hustle and bustle of CSUSM. Cozying up with some tea or coff...

The Chronicle entertainment rundown

Annelisa Zamora, A&E Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under A & E, Showcase

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Graduating senior reminisces about her college experience

Graduating senior reminisces about her college experience

Karen Ambrocio, Managing Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

  Stephany Mejia began her first year on a rocky start, but through the participation in an extracurricular activity and the guidance of her professors she discovered a few of her passions.   When Mejia started university she said it was a big transition for her from high school. ...