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Read Edition 1 of The Cougar Chronicle (9/15/21)

Read Edition 1 of The Cougar Chronicle (9/15/21)

September 16, 2021

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Professor Skokan of CSUSM’s LTWR and AMD departments on set for short film “Sweet Potato Man”

A conversation on creativity and individuality in scriptwriting with Professor Laura Skokan

Jaelyn Decena, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 15, 2021

One thing that makes CSUSM so special is the faculty; professors are always open to helping students to the best of their ability. A professor who always goes above and beyond for students is Professor...

Kassy Doering (#12) is entering her senior season with CSUSM Women’s Volleyball team.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Kassy Doering

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2021

Kassy Doering is a fifth-year computer science major at CSUSM. Doering is a middle blocker for CSUSM Women’s Volleyball team and has played on the team since the Fall 2017 season. COVID-19 put a strain...

CSUSM students, faculty and staff return to campus after spending more than a year of online instruction.

CSUSM campus open to students, faculty and staff for fall semester

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2021

Cal State San Marcos welcomes back students and faculty to campus following a year and a half of online instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the campus is open to students, faculty and...

3,637 graduating students from the classes of 2020 and 2021 registered to attend a 2021 commencement
ceremony on the weekend of May 22-23. Pictured are graduates from a past commencement ceremony.

University offers in-person commencement ceremonies for classes of 2020, 2021

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2021

CSUSM will hold five separate commencement ceremonies on May 22 and 23. Since last year’s commencement ceremony was postponed due to COVID-19, both the classes of 2020 and 2021 were invited to attend. Each...

The California Collegiate Athletic Association announced a return to play earlier this month. Pictured is men's soccer player Corbin Thaete, who said he is excited to return to competition.

Athletic conference announces return to play in fall

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor May 14, 2021

The CSUSM Athletic Department and student athletes have received the news they have been waiting for all semester. Due to COVID-19, student athletes have not participated in competition since March 2020,...

The university plans to rename the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care to the CSU Shiley Haynes Institute for Palliative Care after former president Karen Haynes. From left to right: CSU Board of Trustees member Adam Day, former president Karen Haynes, Darlene Shiley and former CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, pictured in May 2019.

CSUSM to add the name of retired president Karen Haynes to CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care despite her controversial history

Tania Ortiz, Opinion Editor May 14, 2021

University officials plan to add the name of former president Karen Haynes to the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care, named after the well-known philanthropist and longtime CSUSM donor Darlene Shiley. In...

Michael Schroder’s business expenses are currently subjected to an audit.

Former dean under criminal investigation

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2021

Michael Schroder, the former dean of extended learning, is now under criminal investigation by the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office for how he spent tens of thousands of dollars in university...

Read Edition 14 of The Cougar Chronicle (5/12/21)

Read Edition 14 of The Cougar Chronicle (5/12/21)

May 12, 2021

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Senior music students will complete their capstone projects virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pictured is Sarah Lehman singing.

Music majors complete senior capstones virtually

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2021

Ten music students specializing in vocal performance, composition, piano, bass guitar and more performed or will perform in three livestreamed recitals this month. An additional six music seniors performed...

VIDEO: CSU announces fall vaccine requirement, pending complete FDA approval

May 5, 2021

The CSU announced a vaccine requirement for a safe return to campus. To read the written story with more information, click here. Jose Valdovinos is one of two video editors at The Cougar Chronicle....

The CSU announced plans for a vaccine requirement, as long as one of the available vaccines becomes fully approved by the FDA.

CSU announces fall vaccine requirement, pending complete FDA approval

Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2021

To watch a video version of this story, click here. The CSU system announced in an April 22 press release that faculty, staff and students accessing campus locations will be required to be vaccinated...

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