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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

Top Picks from fifteenth Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival

Top Picks from fifteenth Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival

January 27, 2015

By Faith Orcino Arts and Entertainment Editor   Many flocked to the venues hosting this year’s San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) from Nov. 6 to 15. For 10 days, people viewed the fruits of the labor of many filmmakers from various locations, including a number of local talents. With...

The Comic Book Corner: Long Beach Comic-Con

The Comic Book Corner: Long Beach Comic-Con

September 27, 2014

Convention enters sixth year with much anticipation By Faith Orcino Arts and Entertainment Editor Before September ends, head to the Long Beach Convention Center for Long Beach Comic-Con, where many activities will be held regarding the comic industry and fandom. Long Beach Comic-Con...

Student A: Climate Control

Student A: Climate Control

September 25, 2014

By Faith Orcino Arts and Entertainment Editor

Cougar Shuffle: SoCal Vibes

Cougar Shuffle: SoCal Vibes

September 24, 2014

By Faith Orcino Arts and Entertainment Editor These songs are perfect for a drive to the local beaches.  Summer officially ended with the fall equinox behind us, but the waves are moving and the sun still shines bright in the sky. https://play.spotify.com/user/1278423552/playlist/7cIUTTS1LafFs347fmvxMN

Student A: Tips for the New Academic Year

Student A: Tips for the New Academic Year

September 14, 2014

By Faith Orcino Cartoonist and A&E Editor

The Comic Book Corner: Marvel’s All-New Ghost Rider

The Comic Book Corner: Marvel’s All-New Ghost Rider

September 13, 2014

By Faith Orcino Arts and Entertainment Editor Marvel once again shakes up its main universe with the All-New Marvel NOW! line of titles. Earlier this year, the publisher released a number of familiar titles such as She-Hulk, X-Force and Amazing Spider-Man but with new twists and creative teams...

Cougar Shuffle: The Calm and Chill Spring

Cougar Shuffle: The Calm and Chill Spring

April 16, 2014

By Faith Orcino A&E Editor As time passes and Spring goes by, this playlist can help you relax and enjoy your time.

Cougar Shuffle: Midterms, Mixtapes and Remixes

Cougar Shuffle: Midterms, Mixtapes and Remixes

April 16, 2014

By Faith Orcino A&E Editor It's Midterm Season on campus so here's a playlist that will help you get through those many assignments, projects and helpful study guides.

DVD and CD Dropping

DVD and CD Dropping

April 16, 2014

Frozen’s tale warms hearts By Caitlyn Thibodeau Staff Writer Disney’s Frozen has been one of this year’s top blockbusters, grossing over $864 million. After the release being pushed back, it is finally hitting stores on March 18. RottenTomatoes.com gives it 4.5 out of 5 stars. Critics called...

The Comic Book Corner: Marvel ladies taking the lead

The Comic Book Corner: Marvel ladies taking the lead

April 16, 2014

Black Widow, Captain Marvel, She-Hulk and others return with new solo series By Faith Orcino A&E Editor Within in the list of titles in the “All-New Marvel NOW!” phase, fans can find new books taking a more personal look at some of their favorite super women. These stories take place after...

Cougar Shuffle: New Year, New Adventures

Cougar Shuffle: New Year, New Adventures

March 21, 2014

By Faith Orcino A&E Editor This playlist will hopefully get you back into the school groove.  With this new semester in full swing, sometimes we need some musical motivation to bring in momentum. https://play.spotify.com/user/1278423552/playlist/2bzDIV6rz5RTpzPp3kfVSQ

Comic Book Corner: Going beyond Avatar the last airbender

Comic Book Corner: Going beyond Avatar the last airbender

March 9, 2014

By Faith Orcino A&E Editor While fans of the Avatar series wait for Book Three of “The Legend of Korra,” they can grab copies of the ATLA comics. First released in 2012, show co-creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko teamed up with writer Gene Luen Yang and artist duo Gurihiru...

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