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Richard Carpenter

Richard Carpenter, Staff Writer

Richard Carpenter is a fourth year Media and Communications major with a minor in public relations, active veteran student, and second year staff writer with The Cougar Chronicle. With a passion for film and media after graduation Richard hopes to pursue a career with Universal studios creative. When not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters hiking and going to the beach.

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STICKER is the third studio album from Korean subunit NCT 127.

Entertainment Rundown 9/30

September 30, 2021

Album: STICKER by Marbella Ramirez NCT 127, a Korean subunit belonging to global themed boy group NCT, released their long-awaited third full-length album STICKER on Sept. 17. The album consists...

Alyssa Tibador shares her excitement to return to the stage.

Actress shares her feelings on returning to in-person performances

September 29, 2021

As we know, the pandemic created a lot of difficulties through this past year. The theatre industry faced having to take traditional in-person performances to an online medium thus removing the performer...

Mortal Kombat finally delivers the film gamers have been waiting 30 years for.

REVIEW: Mortal Kombat 2021: the film fans have been waiting for for 30 years

May 18, 2021

Since its conception almost 30 years ago, Mortal Kombat has kept our attention with each fatality and new character added. However, the legacy has fallen short when it came to the silver screen adaptations...

These graduation songs will inspire and comfort the class of 2021.

8 songs to add to your graduation playlist

May 18, 2021

“The Maze” by Michael Schulte ​For those out there feeling a bit lost coming into graduation, know that you're not alone. We’ve all been lost before, but we always find our way back. For some...

[Video] VIDEO: Cougars on the Run: Professor Damon Stevens discusses his thoughts on return to campus

April 18, 2021

Professor Damon Stevens shares his opinions on the possibility of returning to campus in the fall semester.  

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

April 6, 2021

Movie: Coming 2 America Nearly 30 years after the original Coming To America film, its sequel Coming 2 America brings old-school nostalgia and New Age representation to the forefront. With the combination...

[Video] VIDEO: Cougars On The Run: Thoughts on returning to campus for fall

March 17, 2021

Students share opinions on the possibility of returning to campus in the fall semester.  

[Video] VIDEO: CSUSM opens vaccine supersite

February 23, 2021

CSUSM opened a vaccine supersite on Jan. 31. Read the written story here.

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

February 22, 2021

CSUSM students share their outlook on the spring semester.

These eight films highlight Black excellence.

8 films that highlight Black excellence

February 14, 2021

Polly (1989): Polly, set in 1950s Alabama, tells the story of Polly Whittier (Keshia Knight Pulliam). After the passing of her parents, Polly steps into a much different world than she left in Detroit....

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