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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

The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

The Cougar Chronicle

Celine Holguin

Celine Holguin, Managing Editor

All content by Celine Holguin

Detrimental change is upon us

March 16, 2019

Habitats are disappearing, wildlife is scrambling to survive, sea levels are rising, our oceans are warming up and our entire planet hangs in the balance.   This might sound extremely exaggerated,...

Student Nursing Association diaper drive for babies in need

February 20, 2019

  The CSUSM Student Nursing Association (NSA) has been hosting a Diaper Drive for the month of February for low income families in need of a helping hand when it comes to diapers.   According...

The clarke field house located near the sports center, holds many recreational classes available for students.

Opportunities for a healthier semester at CSUSM

February 8, 2019

To start off the year with a more wholesome lifestyle, what better place to start than on campus?   CSUSM Campus Recreation promotes holistic wellness while having fun for all CSUSM students...

Woolsey Fire evacuation from Malibu on Nov. 9.

Help the victims of the California fires

November 30, 2018

My heart goes out to all of those who have been affected by the fires that continue to engulf California.   As I see videos and photographs of the areas affected by major fires, like the Camp...

North County Transit District disregards CSUSM students

October 29, 2018

It has been approximately three weeks since the North County Transit District (NCTD) has changed the Breeze bus schedule, and students have grown weary of walking since then.   Due to the change...

Equality is not the only suitable answer for society’s problems

October 13, 2018

Equality is constantly preached as the perfect way to achieve a better world, but this is not always the case. I used to support the idea of an equal world until about a year ago when a more suitable...

Look beyond stereotypes of Hispanic community

September 27, 2018

After asking, “what do you think of when you hear the word ‘Hispanic’?” I received a variety of answers, quizzical and uneasy looks.   As a way to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage...

The problem with the plastic straw ban

The problem with the plastic straw ban

September 13, 2018

The ecological crusade has once again taken a big step towards reducing plastic consumption, first with the ban on plastic bags and now the impending doom of the ban of plastic straws.   It...

Promotional poster for Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, a Focus Features release.

The brilliance of the BlacKkKlansman

September 13, 2018

The movie BlacKkKlansman is based on the true story of the first African-American detective in Colorado Springs, Colorado and the first black klansman of the American nation.   Set in the 1970s,...

Dominique Duren practice before their fourth and final show of I and You Feb. 10.

CSUSM play “I & You” tells the story of an unlikely pair

February 22, 2018

CSUSM’s School of Arts presented “I & You” from Jan. 8 to 10. Directed by CSUSM professor Jason Heil, the play portrayed a story about two strangers that go through a life changing experience...

The hardest part is getting started

February 7, 2018

The beginning of a new year is almost always accompanied with a lengthy list of resolutions that we are oh-so determined to accomplish; yet, more than half end up being stuffed in the back of our brains...

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