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The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

The Cougar Chronicle

Dylan McCall

Dylan McCall, Assistant Entertainment Editor

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Review: Arts engagement program rejuvenates a classic Shakespearean comedy

November 29, 2018

  The Globe for All’s performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream was a hilarious and interactive interpretation of Shakespeare’s original work. While they stay true to Shakespearean language,...

Famous saxophonist leads night of jazz at CSUSM

November 7, 2018

Charles McPherson has been playing saxophone for more than 50 years. He was known to play with his mentor, Charles Mingus, but branched out to make a successful living for himself.   McPherson...

Murder Mystery Company puts students’ detective skills to test

October 29, 2018

Who killed the Great Scott Doowie?   To find out, actors gave one person from each table a suspect character to play and given a name tag, clothing item, a binder with instructions, biographies...

Film poster for Which Way Home directed by Rebecca Cammisa.

Documentary highlights U.S. immigration issues

October 13, 2018

The documentary Which Way Home presents the journey of unaccompanied children as they avoid death by trains, starvation, rape, muggings, police brutality and deportation to immigrate to the U.S.. After...

Block party provides spotlight for social justice centers

September 13, 2018

Working in solidarity, staff and volunteers representing CSUSM’s five social justice centers, and other associations, hosted the Cougars at the Solidarity Block Party in Forum Plaza on Sept. 9. The...

Proud cougars join in solidarity to walk in CSUSM’s annual Pride Walk on Apr. 3.

CSUSM community march for LGBTQA+ pride

April 12, 2018

“Stop the hate, love is love. Stop the hate, love is love,” chanted the marchers of CSUSM’s annual Pride Walk, hosted by the Pride Center. On April 3, students and staff were welcomed to join...

Student musicians compete to perform in Festival 78

Student musicians compete to perform in Festival 78

March 15, 2018

With Festival 78 a month away, it was time for CSUSM to discover it’s next talent. Only a battle of music could determine the victor in CSUSM’s Associated Students Inc (ASI) Student Opener Competition. On...

Students “Wipeout” on interactive obstacle courses clock.

Students “Wipeout” on interactive obstacle courses clock.

February 24, 2018

On Feb. 16 Tukwut Life hosted a Wipeout inspired event in the Forum Plaza at 4 p.m. Students were able to partake in a cordial competition against friends and fellow students on Wipeout inspired inflatables....

CHABSS acknowledges students’ academic success

CHABSS acknowledges students’ academic success

February 21, 2018

On Feb. 15 at 3 p.m., the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS) hosted their fall 2017 semester Dean’s List Mixer in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building (SBSB)...

Comedians bring laughter to CSUSM

Comedians bring laughter to CSUSM

February 6, 2018

Carter G. Woodson, a historian who focused on African-American history, worked with other prominent Black figures to implement Black History Month, which has been recognized by every US president since...

ASI hosts The Ball: An Old Hollywood Dance

ASI hosts The Ball: An Old Hollywood Dance

December 8, 2017

Fellow Cougars showed off their dates, glitz, and glamor all on the red carpet Dec. 1 at the Associated Students, Inc. Campus Activities Board’s (ASI CAB) annual homecoming dance - The Ball. Students,...

Members of the DLH Foundation gather for a photo at the USU

Live, laugh, learn with the DLH Foundation

November 27, 2017

On Nov. 9, the Deana LaRae Hamilton Hughes (DLH) Foundation and the Senior Experience Program hosted a comedy night in the USU ballroom. It was a fun night filled with jokes and laughs, all to raise awareness...

Books in the Kellogg Library

CA Conrad Reads for CSUSM

November 13, 2017

On Oct. 26, the Community and World Literary Series (CWLS) invited Pew Fellow poet, CA Conrad, to perform for public literary readings. The CWLS hosts on-campus literary readings several times a semester...

Jillian Foronda is giving exemplary service at Tapioca Express on Oct. 2.

Tap Yes On Tapioca Express

October 12, 2017

Upon moving into the CSUSM dorms, I looked up all the places to eat that were within walking distance. Being the first day of move-in, my fridge was empty and I needed to eat dinner. I saw a sushi bar...

CSUSM presents ‘The Woman in Black’

September 28, 2017

“I am not a performer — I have no pretensions to be — nor inclination — but — those terrible things that happened to me — they must — I have to — let them be told. For my health and reason.” In...

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