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Synthia Ayala

Synthia Ayala, Assistant Video Editor/Staff Writer

Synthia Ayala is a fourth year arts and technology major who is serving as an assistant video editor and staff writer. She is also working at Trio Student Support Services as the Video and Media Manager. In her free time, she enjoys learning more about current events and critiquing films.
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[Video] VIDEO: Cougars on The Run: Opinions on Online Learning

November 21, 2020

Two CSUSM students and a CSUSM professor share their thoughts on online learning.

[Video] VIDEO: Cougar Showcase Episode 2: Ching-Ming Cheng

October 28, 2020

We sat down with Dr. Ching-Ming Cheng, the department chair of the CSUSM music department, to learn about her musical career and to hear a piano performance.

Signs at CSUSM remind people to stay a safe distance apart, one of many measures intended to keep faculty, students and staff healthy.

[Photo] Staff working on campus experience new guidelines and challenges

October 25, 2020

Signs at CSUSM remind people to stay a safe distance apart, one of many measures intended to keep faculty, students and staff healthy.

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

October 24, 2020

Book: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe dives into existential crises, friendship,...

[Video] VIDEO: CSU tuition cost to remain the same despite backlash from CSU students

October 23, 2020

While some students believe tuition should be lowered, the CSU says the money from tuition is essential for  funding operations and salaries. Read the written story here.

[Video] VIDEO: The Cougar Pantry Is Here to Help Students

October 16, 2020

CSUSM offers resources like Cougar Pantry and Fresh Market Mondays to help students that need food. For the written story on the Cougar Pantry, see csusmchronicle.com/20555/news/cougar-pantry-continues-distribution-amid-pandemic/. For...

The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has not yet decided on a plan for the spring semester but is expected to release a plan later this month.

[Photo] Student athletes adjust to new normal amid pause on competition

October 12, 2020

The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has not yet decided on a plan for the spring semester but is expected to release a plan later this month.

[Video] Cougar Showcase Episode 1: Christoph Rayburn

September 27, 2020

We sat down with music composition student Christoph Rayburn for an interview and a virtual showcase of his latest composition, a minor-key version of the national anthem.

[Video] CSUSM begins new-look virtual semester

September 15, 2020

The mainly virtual semester has resulted in a campus with much less activity than normal. Read the written version of this story here.

[Video] CSUSM library offers virtual services for fall 2020

September 15, 2020

Check out the services that Kellogg Library is offering during the mainly virtual fall 2020 semester. Read the written version of this story here.

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