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The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

The Cougar Chronicle

The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

The Cougar Chronicle

Bailey Heffernan

Bailey Heffernan, Video Reporter/Staff Writer

Bailey Heffernan is a senior Literature and Writing major. This is her first year as a staff writer for The Cougar Chronicle. When she is not writing she enjoys playing video games, helping her siblings with schoolwork and training her cats.
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ASI canceled their Cougar Pantry for the remainder of the fall semester, a decision some students disagreed with.

ASI Cougar Pantry continues distribution amid pandemic

Bailey Heffernan, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity is a concern for people across the country.  Luckily, CSUSM students have access to a free, weekly food distribution.  In a 2016 CSUSM survey, 50 percent...

[Video] VIDEO: The Cougar Pantry Is Here to Help Students

October 16, 2020

CSUSM offers resources like Cougar Pantry and Fresh Market Mondays to help students that need food. For the written story on the Cougar Pantry, see For...

Actor, author and Japanese internment survivor George Takei spoke at the “One Book One San Diego” event on Sept. 22.

Remembering Japanese internment camps through George Takei’s novel They Called Us Enemy

Bailey Heffernan, Staff Writer September 26, 2020

Many people know George Takei from his work in the Star Trek franchise, but until recently, many were unaware of a monumental part of Takei’s childhood.  After Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D....

CSUSM’s theater department hosted the first virtual play of the semester, “Alma,” via YouTube.

“Alma” highlights the struggles, relationships of Mexican Americans

Bailey Heffernan, Staff Writer September 26, 2020

The CSUSM theater department’s first virtual show, titled “Alma,” premiered on YouTube on Sept. 24. More than 80 audience members streamed the first live performance. “Alma” tells the story...

The first virtual play to be performed by the Theater Department this fall, “Alma” will premiere on Sept. 24.

Theater department to offer three livestreamed shows this fall

Bailey Heffernan, Staff Writer September 15, 2020

Art studios, performance centers and even movie theaters have closed their doors amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with no exception for the arts at CSUSM.  The art, music and theater departments attempt...

[Video] CSUSM begins new-look virtual semester

September 15, 2020

The mainly virtual semester has resulted in a campus with much less activity than normal. Read the written version of this story here.

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