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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

All content by Tyler Hudson

Trump and his border challenged by caravan

December 7, 2018

Some call it an invasion, others call it human compassion. Either way, the migrant caravan has thoroughly divided our country. Since early April, some 7,000 to 10,000 immigrants from South and Central...

The strength of the First Amendment

December 7, 2018

In a time of divisive rhetoric and opposing viewpoints, we must remember to appreciate the First Amendment that allows us to express ourselves freely.   The First Amendment maintains a separation...

Internship requirements make it harder for students to navigate their lives efficiently.

Criminology and Justice Studies students at odds with internships

November 7, 2018

As graduation nears for thousands of seniors, many are struggling with their mandatory internship requirements.   Serving as a condition to graduate, seniors earning a bachelor’s degree in...

Many students struggle to pay for classes.

Upper division GE requirements delays graduation

October 29, 2018

You’ve studied hard and you’re nearing graduation. However, there’s another semester of coursework completely unrelated to your interests that you must complete before you can receive your diploma....

Parking lots K and N at CSUSM, always filled with cars throughout the school days.

New parking system follows with questions and concerns

October 13, 2018

My tires stutter and slide, struggling to grab anything in the loose gravel. The dust surrounds my car as I roll to a stop in what I can only assume is an actual parking spot. My new PayByPhone app...

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