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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

Mekala Lehmunn, Staff Writer

All content by Mekala Lehmunn

Students solve mock murder-mystery

September 25, 2019

80 Students spent Friday the 13th solving a murder at the Midnight at the Masquerade dinner party. Coordinator of Student Involvement, LaPorcha Ellick, said, “The purpose of the event is to provide...

The Cougar Corner

September 17, 2019

Happiness From awful to great When I let things go Remember that I'm Beautiful Good Right Worthy Wonderful Safe And stop believing the voices that say I'm Ugly Bad Wrong Unworthy Monstrous In...

Hundreds of students wait in line to participate in ASI-sponsored First Night Celebration on Aug. 26.

Hundreds of students start new school year at annual First Night Celebration

September 17, 2019

Over 650 students enjoyed free food, bumper cars and other activities while learn- ing about CSUSM’s Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) at this year’s First Night Celebration on Aug....

Ballet Folklorico Showcase honors Mexican heritage, delights audience

May 8, 2019

During an evening of tamales, mariachi music and traditional dances, the Ballet Folklorico de CSUSM celebrated Mexican heritage with an enthusiastic and inspired audience. The fourth annual Ballet...

Promotional Poster for the Film The Best of Enemies.

The Best of Enemies highlights relationship between KKK leader and black activist

April 25, 2019

It’s one thing to make a film about an African American civil rights activist and a Ku Klux Klan leader discussing school desegregation in a small southern town. It’s another thing if this actually...

Audience enters “artistic inner circle” of Hell in Trovao’s “No Exit”

April 12, 2019

Assignment: Report on the third and final Theater Student Work Series production of the semester, which was the play “No Exit,” directed by Ingrid Trovão Word count: 598 During her moderate...

Veteran journalist Ling delivers powerful speech at Women Breaking Boundaries event

April 11, 2019

For 90 minutes, world-renowned news correspondent and former co-host of ABC’s The View, Lisa Ling, captivated an audience of almost 350 attendees with tales of war, compassion and struggle during this...

Employers scrutinize job applicants’ social media for good reason

March 25, 2019

As college students, most of us have applied for a job.   You know how the process works: you create a stellar resume and cover letter, submit your application and cross your fingers. You also...

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