The Cougar Chronicle

CSUSM STUDENT RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS SCHOLARSHIP

December 8, 2010

HOLLY GERRITY TO REPRESENT CSUSM IN DUBAI BY AMY SALISBURY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF photos courtesy of Holly Gerrity and aud.edu College scholarships remain the elusive goal for many young people as they plan their university studies....

WHERE DOES ALL OF OUR TUITION GO? The hidden benefits students don’t know about

December 8, 2010

BY SANDRA CHALMERS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF photos courtesy of csusm.edu The tuition fee students pay each semester covers more than just academic classes.  Programs and services CSUSM offers its students are funded and operated by...

STUDY TIPS FOR CRUNCH TIME

December 8, 2010

BY DEVONNE EDORA PRIDE STAFF WRITER photo courtesy of worthingtonlibraries.org It’s that time of the year when the aroma of caffeine wafts through the corridors, students clad themselves in sweats, and the feeling of sleep...

TO COMMUTE OR NOT TO COMMUTE? I’m a student and a commuter

December 8, 2010

BY DEVONNE EDORA PRIDE STAFF WRITER photo courtesy of caradvice.com CSUSM is still recognized as a four year university; however it is still strongly considered a commuter school. Our school’s on-campus housing at the University...

GIVING BACK DURING THE HOLIDAYS: Donation events around the county

December 8, 2010

BY REBEKAH GREEN PRIDE STAFF WRITER photo courtesy of thingstodo.com The holidays are the time for giving, and each year hundreds of charity drives are held throughout the country. Listed below are some local charities that...

MYSTERIOUS CAMPUS SPORTS ARENA: When will the facility open its doors?

December 8, 2010

BY MICHAEL RAWSON PRIDE STAFF WRITER Noah spent forty days waiting for the world to stop raining. But at least he knew it would be forty days. Our baseball and softball teams are getting their own home on campus, but it looks...

FDA DECLARES CAFFEINE AND ALCOHOL A DANGEROUS MIX

November 23, 2010

SANDRA CHALMERS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Makers of the popular alcoholic drink, JOOSE, and other like products, received notice from the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) noting that their beverages contain an “unsafe food additive.” The...

LGBTQ PRIDE CENTER: Safe space and fun place

November 23, 2010

FAITH ORCINO PRIDE STAFF WRITER The LGBTQ Pride Center is located in Commons 201. It is campus’s main “SafeZone” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and questioning students, where individuals can...

CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING: Everything from charity events to pumpkin pie feasts

November 23, 2010

DEVONNE EDORA AND MAYA LIFTON PRIDE STAFF WRITERS With all the classes, studying, and tests the fall semester seems to just have flown by and it’s now officially Thanksgiving break. However, as poor college students, it can...