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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

Jaiden Quiroz

Jaiden Quiroz, Staff Writer

Jaiden Quiroz is a fourth-year communication major with a minor in psychology and sociology, an active chapter member in the sorority Alpha Omicron Pi, and a staff writer for the Cougar Chronicle. After receiving her Bachelor's degree, she plans on pursuing graduate school to become a sports reporter or fashion journalist. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, meditation, and trying new breakfast restaurants.

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Column: What I look forward to

Column: What I look forward to

December 8, 2021

Winter break is right around the corner and I am here for it!  I am counting down the days till I can go on vacation again because traveling is not only one of my main priorities, but it is also my...

RECIPE: Pressure cooker mac and cheese

RECIPE: Pressure cooker mac and cheese

December 8, 2021

Over this past year, I have struggled with maintaining my relationships with my friends, family, and with my university. Due to the pandemic, we have all experienced a loss of security, connectedness,...

Entertainment Rundown (12/8)

Entertainment Rundown (12/8)

December 8, 2021

Album: Formula of Love: O+T=<3 by Twice by Tania Ortiz South Korean girl group Twice released their third studio album, Formula of Love: O+T=<3 on Nov. 12. The nine-member group channels...

The third season of You is available to stream on Netflix.

Entertainment Rundown

December 3, 2021

Kristin Bergmann  Movie: Spencer Released on Nov. 5, Spencer follows the story of Princess Diana’s struggles with her family, a pending divorce, and her mental health. Kristen Stewart portrays...

Cougar of the Week: Q&A with AOII President Bailey Schmidt

Cougar of the Week: Q&A with AOII President Bailey Schmidt

December 3, 2021

Bailey Schmidt is the President of Alpha Omicron Pi for the 2020-2021 academic year at CSUSM. She is a fourth-year student from Whittier, California majoring in Psychology and is on  path to an early...

Students are facing more stress during midterms this fall.

Midterms stress can be lessened practicing self-care and time management

November 15, 2021

From university to university across the country, midterm season is taking form and opening the floor for additional academic stress upon students. The COVID-19 pandemic taught us a lot about education,...

Dr. Sanchez-Diaz shared the importance of sharing ones story at the latest Arts & Lectures event.

CSUSM Arts and Lectures Series Presents: Tell Them Where You’re From: Teaching Our Lives/Stories with Dr. Irene Sanchez-Diaz

November 10, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the CSUSM community has made numerous efforts to incorporate more events that focus on social justice, community engagement and healing through virtual programs. These...

This cookie recipe is easy for any college student to follow.

Cheap and simple Fall dessert for students

November 2, 2021

At the start of my second year here at CSUSM, I was living alone in an apartment complex near campus. I had just begun to get used to cooking for myself and was having trouble finding a dessert recipe...

Shea’s favorite moment of the season, so far, is winning his home meet.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Men’s Cross Country Runner Shea Vavra

October 26, 2021

Shea Vavra is a member of the men’s cross country team here at CSUSM. He is a red-shirt senior and is currently majoring in human development. He has been running cross country since 2012  and was recently...

Anna Virgillio shares that Greek Life has impacted her life positively.

Cougar of the Week: Q&A with Panhellenic’s Virgilio

October 26, 2021

Anna Virgilio is the Panhellenic President at CSUSM for the 2020-2021 academic year. She is a fourth-year student who is majoring in speech-language pathology and is on track to an early graduation at...

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