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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

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. ...

San Diegan sculptor, Manuelita Brown, visits CSUSM

San Diegan sculptor, Manuelita Brown, visits CSUSM

Adrianna Adame, News Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Manuelita Brown says on her website that her goal as an artist is to “edify and give expression to the human spirit, and to convey the strength, character and beauty of her own people, the descendants of African survivors in the Americas.”   The San Diego sculptor came to CSUSM to disc...

CSUSM celebrates one year smoke and tobacco-free campus

CSUSM celebrates one year smoke and tobacco-free campus

Adrianna Adame, News Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Let’s Clear the Air celebrated CSUSM’s one year anniversary of being a smoke and tobacco-free campus on Nov. 15.   The event, sponsored by CSUSM Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs and Safety Health and Sustainability, was held at Kellogg Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.   In Ap...

Campus prepares for CSUSM Giving Day

Campus prepares for CSUSM Giving Day

Citlally Arroyo, Assistant News Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

CSUSM Giving Day is a 24-hour social media driven campaign to raise money for scholarships, programs and departments throughout the university.   It will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in conjunction with Giving Tuesday, or #GivingTuesday that occurs each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiv...

New club aims to leave their mark

New club aims to leave their mark

Stephany Mejia, Assistant Features Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

With only a few members in hopes for growth, the new club Saudi Students Association claims hunger for success.   The Saudi Students Association represents the students of Saudi Arabia. Some objectives the association focuses on are organizing and sponsoring social, cultural and sports activitie...