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Coach Jimenez reflects on being a coach during the pandemic.

Women’s basketball coach excited to be back

Kinsey Canez, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

Last year, Renee Jimenez met with her women’s basketball team only via Zoom to discuss everything from binge TV to emerging social justice issues.  In an interview with the CSUSM coach last week,...

Shahamiri reflects on 30 years of working at CSUSM.

CSUSM faculty member reflects on her time at the university

Magali Castillo, Features Editor December 7, 2021

Lourdes Shahamiri is the Catalog and Curriculum Coordinator in the Academic Affairs/Academic Programs Department. Shahamiri has held this role since 1991, publishing all CSUSM catalogs.  In addition,...

Campus Notes (12/7)

Campus Notes (12/7)

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

CSUSM lecturer appointed to California Native American Heritage Commission American Indian studies lecturer Stanley Rodriguez has been appointed to the California Native American Heritage Commission...

CSUSM celebrates faculty who are retiring at the end of the term.

CSUSM holds event for departing faculty and staff

Kinsey Canez, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

The Office of Human Resources hosted a farewell event for departing CSUSM staff and faculty on  Dec. 2 in the USU Ballroom.  According to the Office of Human Resources, “we had about 60 faculty...

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...

Cuccia reflects back on the tough season for men’s soccer.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Jacob Cuccia

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2021

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Jacob Cuccia Jacob Cuccia is a fifth-year biological science major at CSUSM. He plays as winger/forward on the men’s soccer team. The 2021 fall season marked his fourth...

CSUSM alumni discuss the process of translating  world literature.

 CSUSM alumni share the process of translating world literature  

Nijat Mamtimen, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

The CSUSM Literature and Writing Department hosted an Alumni Reading event as part of their Community and World Literary Series on Nov. 18 via Zoom.    The special guests were Erica Wahlgren, Elizabeth...

Cougar of the Week: Q&A with AOII President Bailey Schmidt

Cougar of the Week: Q&A with AOII President Bailey Schmidt

Jaiden Quiroz, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

Bailey Schmidt is the President of Alpha Omicron Pi for the 2020-2021 academic year at CSUSM. She is a fourth-year student from Whittier, California majoring in Psychology and is on  path to an early...

CSUSM School of Nursing receives donation for program advancement

CSUSM School of Nursing receives donation for program advancement

Marbella Ramirez, News Editor December 3, 2021

CSUSM’s School of Nursing received a $200,000 grant gift from the Henry L. Guenther Foundation to advance the simulation lab at both the San Marcos and Temecula campuses.  The department’s lab...

Edition 6 Campus Notes

Edition 6 Campus Notes

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2021

IITS reveals findings of security audit Following the cyber security hack last fall, CSUSM underwent a security audit in Spring 2021, according to CSUSM’s Institutional and Information Technology...

Read Edition 5 of The Cougar Chronicle (11/10/21)

Read Edition 5 of The Cougar Chronicle (11/10/21)

November 16, 2021

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Dr. Sanchez-Diaz shared the importance of sharing ones story at the latest Arts & Lectures event.

CSUSM Arts and Lectures Series Presents: Tell Them Where You’re From: Teaching Our Lives/Stories with Dr. Irene Sanchez-Diaz

Jaiden Quiroz, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the CSUSM community has made numerous efforts to incorporate more events that focus on social justice, community engagement and healing through virtual programs. These...

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