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Carolyn Cheng

Carolyn Cheng, Graphic Design Intern

Carolyn Cheng is a graphic design intern for The Cougar Chronicle.  She is currently a third year student at CSUSM and is majoring in arts and technology with a double minor in video/film production and film studies.  Post graduation, Carolyn hopes to pursue a career in film or video game editing.  In her free time, she enjoys watching Survivor, playing tabletop rpgs, and playing video games.
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An immunity passport can be beneficial in keeping people safe and encourage them to get vaccinated, but we should consider the ethical concerns first.

Vaccine passport could have benefits, but we need to consider the ethics of it

May 3, 2021

Vaccine passports have been a hot discussion online as of late. There are many controversies surrounding the topic, as many seem to be having ethical and social concerns about the idea of having vaccine...

[Video] VIDEO: CSUSM celebrates graduates with parade and commencement ceremonies

April 26, 2021

CSUSM's plans to recognize the classes of 2020 and 2021 include a graduation parade on May 21 and in-person commencement ceremonies on May 22-23. Jose Valdovinos is one of two video editors at The Cougar...

CSUSM is only permitting 2020-2021 graduates to bring two guests to prevent COVID cases from spreading.

Although disappointing, limited guest seating for commencement makes sense as a way to protect peers and loved ones

April 26, 2021

As the COVID pandemic is slowly declining and more are getting vaccinated, there has grown controversy surrounding reopening facilities for large gatherings.  One event that is greatly impacted by this...

Girl boss feminism ignores almost every aspect of feminism, while presenting itself as such.

[Photo] Girl boss feminism symbolizes regressive gender politics

April 11, 2021

Girl boss feminism ignores almost every aspect of feminism, while presenting itself as such.

Get in a little laugh with these jokes.

Different jokes for different folks

April 7, 2021

If you need a smile because you haven’t in a while, here are some jokes for you. Q: Why did the nurse need a red pen at work? A: In case she needed to draw blood.   Q: How do poets say...

CSUSM student Synthia Ayala hopes to use her art and technology skills to help people that are struggling by working with non-profit organizations.

Cougar of the Week: Q&A with CSUSM student Synthia Ayala

April 6, 2021

Synthia Ayala is a fourth year CSUSM student majoring in arts and technology and minoring in video production. Currently she is on a semester-long hiatus. Read this Q&A to learn more about her interests...

The future of this year’s graduation celebrations are still up in the air, leaving students wondering if it will happen.

[Photo] CSUSM’s commencement announcement brings graduates a cautious sense of optimism

March 21, 2021

The future of this year’s graduation celebrations are still up in the air, leaving students wondering if it will happen.

ASI held several events of the last few weeks in preparation for their upcoming elections.

[Photo] ASI holds elections virtually

March 14, 2021

ASI held several events of the last few weeks in preparation for their upcoming elections.

Six Dr. Seuss books are under fire due to the controversial and racist illustrations.

One Fish Two Fish Red … Flag? Six Dr. Seuss books are being pulled from shelves, leading some to wonder if this is the best move

March 13, 2021

American culture and history is decorated in many racist ideals and acts.  It comes as no surprise that even some of our favorite children’s stories have images and depictions that are considered racist,...

Working women have been disproportionately affected during the pandemic.

[Photo] The pandemic pulls back the curtain at gender inequalities for working women

February 28, 2021

Working women have been disproportionately affected during the pandemic.

Ding Tea brings you a taste of Taiwanese culture in each of its boba drinks, made specifically for you to enjoy.

Local boba shop brings a Taiwanese treat to your home

February 21, 2021

Getting tired of your normal coffee order?  Offering many tasty drink and snack options, Ding Tea is a refreshing small boba establishment located in San Marcos.  Currently only open for delivery...

Dr. Godfrey Gibbison, the Dean of Extended Learning, talks about his goals and plans to help students succeed through the Extended Learning program at CSUSM. (Photo courtesy of the CSUSM Extended Learning website)

[Photo] Cougar of the Week: Q&A with Dean of Extended Learning Dr. Godfrey Gibbison

February 21, 2021

Dr. Godfrey Gibbison, the Dean of Extended Learning, talks about his goals and plans to help students succeed through the Extended Learning program at CSUSM. (Photo courtesy of the CSUSM Extended Learning...

These eight films highlight Black excellence.

[Photo] 8 films that highlight Black excellence

February 14, 2021

These eight films highlight Black excellence.

Senior Veronica Villar is a childhood and adolescent development major passionate about working with special needs kids. (Photo courtesy of Veronica Villar)

[Photo] Cougar of the Week: Q&A with CSUSM student Veronica Villar

February 8, 2021

Senior Veronica Villar is a childhood and adolescent development major passionate about working with special needs kids. (Photo courtesy of Veronica Villar)

Music can have a powerful effect on mental health.

[Photo] Music through the lens of mental health

February 8, 2021

Music can have a powerful effect on mental health.

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