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CSUSM Spring Dance Concert brings new experience to dance

CSUSM Spring Dance Concert brings new experience to dance

May 11, 2016

  Under the co­-direction of CSUSM professors Anya Cloud and Dr. Karen Schaffman, students of CSUSM’s dance program took the stage for the 15th Annual Spring Dance Concert on May 5 and...

Perkins and Caltrider star as Janet and Brad in the Cygnet Theatre

production of “Rocky Horror Picture Show” in Old Town, San Diego.

Cult classic ‘Rocky Horror’ comes to San Diego

April 27, 2016

The cult classic 1975 musical film, “The Rocky Horror Show,” is taking the stage at the Cygnet Theatre in Old Town, San Diego. Although the play adaptation was scheduled to run from March 10 through...

Local Asian/Pacific Islander Restaurants

Local Asian/Pacific Islander Restaurants

April 13, 2016

  San Diego is home to hundreds of hidden cuisine gems. When it comes to Asian and Pacific Islander inspired foods, San Diego is not lacking in excellence. Here are the top five Asian/Pacific...

The nine actresses from CSUSM Theatres rendition of Arlene Huttons As it is in Heaven.

‘As it is in heaven’ celebrates religious history, female empowerment

March 30, 2016

  CSUSM’s theatre department took on the task of bringing playwright Arlene Hutton’s play, “As it is in Heaven,” to life from March 9 to March 13 in the Arts Building Performance Hall, bringing...

The Cougar Chronicle talks with ‘Divergent’ actors Nadia Hilker, Bill Skarsgård

March 30, 2016

  What first began as another dystopian book adaption has now grown to become a box office success. Part one of the third installment of the “Divergent” series, “Allegiant” was...

‘The Book of Mormon’ musical combines religion, comedy

March 9, 2016

  The Tony Award-­winning musical “The Book of Mormon” has been dazzling audiences on Broadway since 2011 and spreading laughter across the nation. The critically­-acclaimed show was...

Black Student Union hosts Black History Month Festival

February 23, 2016

  With February marking the celebration of Black History Month, CSUSM’s Black Student Union (BSU) hosted a festival to celebrate African American culture on Feb. 18. The festival consisted...

Kendrick Lamar (pictured above) gave a ground-breaking performance at the 2016 Grammys.

Top performances from 2016 Grammy Awards

February 23, 2016

  The 58th annual Grammy Awards aired on Feb. 15 on CBS, featuring stars old and new to the music scene, who put on a spectacular show. But the real reason we all watch is to see what moments...

A sunset hike around Sunset Cliffs in San Diego is one way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

How to spend Valentine’s Day for couples and singles

February 9, 2016

It seems like as soon as the holiday season ends, Valentine’s Day preparation beings. Some stroll the store aisles planning a romantic gesture for their significant other, while others walk past...

CSUSM’s “STOP KISS” confronts love, brutality

November 27, 2015

  Diana Son’s play “STOP KISS” follows the gentle progression of two female protagonists, Callie and Sara, who experience a brutal attack following their first kiss that turns their world...

‘Good Kids’ raises awareness on sexual violence

October 29, 2015

  CSUSM’s production of “Good Kids” handled a hefty issue, but also dazzled and educated audiences with spectacular acting. Our very own theater program put on a new production from...

Good Kids’ raises awareness on sexual violence

‘Good Kids’ raises awareness on sexual violence

October 29, 2015

  CSUSM’s production of “Good Kids” handled a hefty issue, but also dazzled and educated audiences with spectacular acting. Our very own theater program put on a new production from...

Sivan continues to impress fans with new releases

Sivan continues to impress fans with new releases

October 15, 2015

  Over the years, there have been plenty of ‘YouTube’ stars attempting to branch out into other realms of entertainment. 20 year-old Aussie singer, Troye Sivan, defeated the odds stacked...

Los Hollywood takes off with newest self-titled EP

Los Hollywood takes off with newest self-titled EP

September 30, 2015

  Los Hollywood, a Spanish pop-rock band centered in San Diego, started making music in the mid-2000s, but with the release of their self-titled EP “Los Hollywood” in mid-August, the band...

Artist James Luna shows CSUSM the importance of remembrance

September 30, 2015

The California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center hosted “ISHI: The Archive Performance,” a tribute to the last member of the Yahi tribe in California. At age 50, Ishi was subjected to research...

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