The Cougar Chronicle

Conversation with Student-Athlete of the Month

Conversation with Student-Athlete of the Month

Raul Marroquin, Sports Editor

October 10, 2019

Q.What is your major? What do you plan to do with your degree? A: My major is Global Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing. After shooting my shot at the professional golf level, I hope to work up to be a global marketing manager or an operations manager for an international golf compan...

Student-Professor communication benefits both parties

Student-Professor communication benefits both parties

Tanya Ortiz, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 10, 2019

We all have our opinions of our professors throughout the semesters we’ve spent at CSUSM. Thinking about past professors can either bring good or bad memories to mind. Every professor on campus is different and creates different dynamics for each of their sections. Some may provide an effective...

CSUSM Orientation Team member encourages campus participation

CSUSM Orientation Team member encourages campus participation

Kathleen Carpio, Assistant Features Editor

October 10, 2019

Three years ago, Stacey Strubhar transferred to Cal State San Marcos. It was this very campus where she experienced excitement but also some nervousness as she chose to continue her academics here at CSUSM.    “I was a transfer student from Mt. San Jacinto College and… as a transfer s...

CSUSM President addresses concerns in open forum

CSUSM President addresses concerns in open forum

Antonio Pequeno IV, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

Students, faculty and staff gathered for an open forum with President Ellen Neufeldt to discuss CSUSM’s past and future. The forum, held on Oct. 8, began with Neufeldt saying, “One of the things that’s most important to me before making any big decisions is to hear from the campus. It’s vitally...

‘Joker’ delivers sobering and polished cinematic experience

‘Joker’ delivers sobering and polished cinematic experience

Antonio Pequeño IV, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2019

With respect to the divisive dialogue surrounding the release of Todd Phillips’ Joker, let’s make something abundantly clear: When art discards its true vision and message so that it may comfort the anxieties and insecurities of the climate it is created for, art dies. Suffice to say, Joker does...

CSUSM’s new president shares personal story and plans for student success

CSUSM’s new president shares personal story and plans for student success

Sasha Anand, Features Editor

September 25, 2019

The new school year did not only bring in new students, but also a new school president. Doctor Ellen Neufeldt became CSUSM’s fourth president in July of this year, replacing Dr. Karen Haynes.    Neufeldt was born in Lansing, Michigan, where her father attended Michigan State University...

CSUSM v. Simon Fraser

CSUSM v. Simon Fraser

Mia Enriquez, Sports Writer

September 25, 2019

California State University San Marcos’ women’s soccer team played Simon Fraser University and tied 0-0. The game was held at CSUSM’s “The Cage” on Sat. Sept. 14 at 12:30pm. The game was a long and rigorous one,with the Cougars going into overtime, not once but twice against Simon Fraser. ...

Cougars Creating a Sustainable Campus

Cougars Creating a Sustainable Campus

Tanya Ortiz, Opinion Writer

September 25, 2019

Save the trees. Save the Amazon. Think about the sea turtles.   You might have heard these phrases in the past couple of months, all of them concerning the environment and the sustainability of the place we call home. Advocating for and spreading the word concerning this issue has spread in a multi...

Students learn about local health services and risks of substance abuse

Students learn about local health services and risks of substance abuse

Kathleen Carpio, Assistant Features Editor

September 25, 2019

Students gathered at the USU Arcade for Let’s Talk About It, an event set up by the Student Health and Counseling Services to spread awareness about the risks of alcohol and smoking while providing information about local health services on Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Each table re...

Study Abroad Fair informs students of international opportunities

Study Abroad Fair informs students of international opportunities

Adrianna Adame, News Editor

September 25, 2019

Students interested in studying abroad got to learn about the different opportunities provided during the Traveling Tukwut Study Abroad Fair.   Global Education hosted over a dozen study abroad programs in front of the USU on Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so that students interested in ...

Cougars start off their 2019 season with a bang

Cougars start off their 2019 season with a bang

Raul Marroquin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

The CSUSM men’s soccer team set the tone for the start of the fall 2019 season after winning their home opener 3-0 against No. 25 Fresno Pacific University. The Cougars started off hot as Parker Hodges scored in the 10th minute after a pass from Corbin Thaete down midfield which allow...

Hundreds of students start new school year at annual First Night Celebration

Hundreds of students start new school year at annual First Night Celebration

Mekala Lehmunn, A&E Editor

September 17, 2019

Over 650 students enjoyed free food, bumper cars and other activities while learn- ing about CSUSM’s Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) at this year’s First Night Celebration on Aug. 26.   ASI Pride & Traditions Specialist and First Night’s main programmer, Jeanie Maidona, said that the event “we...