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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

David Faketty

David Faketty, Assistant Video Editor/Staff Writer

David Faketty is an art and technology major here at CSUSM acting as an assistant video editor for The Cougar Chronicle's YouTube channel and a staff writer.
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The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

Song: “Gasoline” by HAIM (feat. Taylor Swift) Alternative rock band HAIM teamed up with Taylor Swift to release a remix of their song “Gasoline” from their album Women in Music Pt. III....

[Video] VIDEO: Cougars on the Run: Opinions on the Virtual Spring Semester

February 22, 2021

CSUSM students share their outlook on the spring semester.

[Video] VIDEO: CSUSM releases Annual Security Report

February 14, 2021

CSUSM released its annual security report in December. Read the written version of the story here.

[Video] VIDEO: Cougars on The Run: Opinions on Online Learning

November 21, 2020

Two CSUSM students and a CSUSM professor share their thoughts on online learning. [adinserter name="Block 3"]

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

Web Series/Podcast: Critical Role Beginning as a web series on Twitch in 2015, Critical Role continues to provide laughs and thrills both on and offline today. Critical Role features a group of...

[Video] VIDEO: Cougar Showcase Episode 2: Ching-Ming Cheng

October 28, 2020

We sat down with Dr. Ching-Ming Cheng, the department chair of the CSUSM music department, to learn about her musical career and to hear a piano performance.

[Video] VIDEO: CSU tuition cost to remain the same despite backlash from CSU students

October 23, 2020

While some students believe tuition should be lowered, the CSU says the money from tuition is essential for  funding operations and salaries. Read the written story here.

[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...

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

Kat Parra, David Faketty, and Esabel Sadek October 10, 2020

TV Show: Away Netflix released a new show that dives into the lives of an international crew from all around the world with one mission: to land on Mars. The show revolves around Emma Green (Hilary...

[Video] Cougar Showcase Episode 1: Christoph Rayburn

September 27, 2020

We sat down with music composition student Christoph Rayburn for an interview and a virtual showcase of his latest composition, a minor-key version of the national anthem.

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

Christopher King, Tania Ortiz, David Faketty, and Kat Parra September 15, 2020

Podcast: “Dissect” Named best podcast of 2018 by the New York Times, “Dissect” is a serialized look into the hidden stories behind today’s most popular albums. Each season covers an album...

[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.

[Video] CSUSM library offers virtual services for fall 2020

September 15, 2020

Check out the services that Kellogg Library is offering during the mainly virtual fall 2020 semester. Read the written version of this story here.

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