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

Nijat Mamtimen

Nijat Mamtimen, Staff Writer

Nijat Mamtimen is a staff writer for the Cougar Chronicle and a political science major student. He believes a good journalist should inform the public what is happening in the world, and he understands journalism is part of politics and laws. Nijat endeavors to publish short stories very soon. He loves to sing and workout.

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Men’s golf team swings their way into the top 10 during tournament

April 20, 2022

The Cal State San Marcos (CSUSM) men’s golf team competed against 14 teams at Turlock Golf and Country Club on Mar. 28 in California with a team score of 603 (+27). Matt Pennington scored the best...

Griffin Teisher’s Life in Baseball

April 6, 2022

Griffin Teisher, a redshirt senior, plays as an outfielder in the Cal State San Marcos baseball team. He was born in Encinitas, California, graduated from La Costa Canyon high school, and received an...

ASI Election Q&A: Julia Glorioso

ASI Election Q&A: Julia Glorioso

March 15, 2022

Glorioso is running for ASI President. (1). Could you tell me about yourself? (Name, major, graduation date, hometown) My name is Julia Glorioso, and I am a third-year political science major with...

ASI Election Q&A: Ernest Cisneros

ASI Election Q&A: Ernest Cisneros

March 15, 2022

Cisneros is running for ASI Vice President. (1). Could you tell me about yourself? (Name, major, graduation date, hometown) ​My name is Ernest Cisneros, and I'm a 2nd year Social Sciences major...

Take a peek into the life of a student athlete

February 22, 2022

Sophomore Dominique Hernandez plays guard on CSUSM Women's basketball team. In the 2021 season game against Cal State LA, Hernandez scored three points of one field goal, one free throw, and a rebound...

Lady Cougars Make Top 25 Poll

February 9, 2022

The Cougar’s women basketball team topped the league standings after outmatching Cal State East Bay with a 74-54 win on Thursday. According to the 2021-22 Women’s Basketball Standing, the Cougars...

The CSU Board of Trustees approved the university’s plan for a new science building.

CSU Board of Trustees approve new building project, awaiting state approval

December 7, 2021

Following the announcement of plans for a new science and engineering building in late September, the California State University Board of Trustees has green-lit the new project.  California State...

CSUSM alumni discuss the process of translating  world literature.

 CSUSM alumni share the process of translating world literature  

December 3, 2021

The CSUSM Literature and Writing Department hosted an Alumni Reading event as part of their Community and World Literary Series on Nov. 18 via Zoom.    The special guests were Erica Wahlgren, Elizabeth...

Men’s soccer suffered a gruesome loss against CSUSB, marking the end of their season.

Men’s soccer suffers devastating loss against Cal State San Bernardino

November 15, 2021

Cal State San Marcos – CSUSM men's soccer team lost 5-0 to Cal State San Bernardino (CSUSB) in their Season Finale on Nov. 4, at Premier Field on CSUSB's campus. The loss means the Cougars failed...

The closing ceremony included folkloric dance performances.

Hispanic Heritage Month closing ceremony celebrates Latinx culture

November 2, 2021

The Latinx Center closed out Hispanic Heritage Month, hosting a closing ceremony in the USU Ballroom on Oct. 16. The event was not exclusive to Hispanic students, welcoming students of all backgrounds...

The library lockers provide students easy access to materials.

The Kellogg Library locker brings convenient solutions to students

October 26, 2021

The Kellogg Library provides students accessible and convenient lockers to pick up their materials. In addition, CSU, CUS+, and ICC give students free materials available for borrowing. The Library...

Laurenzana dedicates herself to cross country and improving on her skills.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Renee Laurenzana

September 27, 2021

Renee Laurenzana is a redshirt junior on the women’s track and field and cross-country teams, majoring in biological sciences-physiology. Laurenzana says the team is a motivation for her to train and...

CSU vaccine mandate brings new changes to CSUSM policies

September 15, 2021

California State University San Marcos has mandated vaccine and face mask policies for faculty, staff and students during the fall semester. A COVID-19 Prevention Program requires CSUSM employees, students...

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