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New student organization combats sexual assault

New student organization combats sexual assault

Chase Spear, Assistant News Editor

April 25, 2019

Last January, It’s On Us officially became a student organization on campus, designed to prevent and spread awareness of sexual assault.   It’s On Us had a table set up outside the USU on Tuesday, April 9.   Megan Young, the organization’s president, said that one of the main goals of It...

President Haynes recollects travel and professional experiences

President Haynes recollects travel and professional experiences

Layda Galvan, Editor-in-Cheif

April 25, 2019

Before President Karen Haynes’ journey as the longest serving president at CSUSM, her travel experiences allowed her to shape her sense of self and the world. “... I have never been out of the United States or North America to travel. Living in Malaysia in 1970 was another life changing [experience],...

Entertainment Rundown

Entertainment Rundown

Annelisa Zamora, A&E Editor

April 25, 2019

Show: Love, Death and Robots Netflix’s new anthology series premiered March 15 with 18 episodes ranging from 6 to 17 minute long. The series is funny, vulgar, gory, heartfelt, entertaining and definitely not safe for work. Each episode is an independent story that deals with sci-fi and dystopian themes.....

The Best of Enemies highlights relationship between KKK leader and black activist

The Best of Enemies highlights relationship  between KKK leader and black activist

Mekala Lehmunn, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

It’s one thing to make a film about an African American civil rights activist and a Ku Klux Klan leader discussing school desegregation in a small southern town. It’s another thing if this actually happened. Based on Osha Gray Davidson’s nonfiction book “The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption...

ASI Elections Committee announces new ASI officers

ASI Elections Committee announces new ASI officers

Adrianna Adame, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 11, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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...